Officers conducted an investigation into the sale of Kratom and e-liquid nicotine at businesses within the Town of Babylon.
By Priscila Korb, Patch Staff | |
Shajjad Sharif, of Dix Hills, a 28-year-old employee at the Express gas station at 1901 Deer Park Ave. in Deer Park was arrested and charged with sale or distribution of kratom to minors, police said.
The following people were arrested and charged with sale of cigarettes or liquid nicotine to people under 21 years of age:
- Gouran Sharma, 30, of Richmond Hill, an employee at Conoco Gas Station on 1310 Sunrise Highway in Copiague
- Nicolas Assaly , 65, of West Islip an employee at Mike’s Super Citgo on 675 Route 27 in West Babylon
- Ajaz Rahman, 25 of Dix Hills an employee at Mobil Gas Station on 2111 Deer Park Ave. in Deer Park
- Liaquat Ali, 64 of East Farmingdale an employee at BP Gas Station on 367 West Sunrise Highway in West Babylon
The following businesses complied, and refused the sale of kratom & e-liquid nicotine to minors, police said: