Long Island Scrap Metal

May 30, 2008

Long Island Scrap Metal Industry Theft
Advisory Group Holds Inaugural Meeting

Long Island Scrap Metal Industry Theft Advisory Group Holds Inaugural Meeting

Pictured are members of the Long Island Scrap Metal Industry Theft Advisory Group seen during its inaugural meeting held on Thursday, May 22. Pictured (back row) are Sam Gershowitz, Founder, Gershow Recycling; Suffolk County Legislator Ricardo Montano; Suffolk County Legislator Dan Losquadro; Amalia DeMatteo; DeMatteo Salvage, Inc.; Richard Smith, PK Metals; David Rush and Rob Galindo, Arrow Scrap Corp; Detective Sergeant John Capute, Commanding Officer, Property Recovery Section, Suffolk County Police Department; Bill Falk, Legislative Aide, Office of Suffolk County Legislator Ed Romaine; (front) Mary Young, Legislative Aide, Office of Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern; Steve Rosetti, business advocate; Kevin Gershowitz, President, Gershow Recycling; and Chief of Detectives Dominick Varrone, Suffolk County Police Department.

The first meeting was held at Gershow Recycling and brought together members of the scrap metal industry, law enforcement and government in an effort to address the growing problem of scrap metal theft. Meetings will be rotated among industry member locations and will be held on a regular basis.

 

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