Former Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto and several other people surrendered Thursday at the Nassau County district attorney’s office after a monthslong investigation.
The seven people will be arraigned on indictment charges related to public corruption in Oyster Bay, according to a release by Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas.
Venditto walked in to the district attorney’s office shortly before 7 a.m., followed by Frank Antetomaso, 77, of Massapequa, former Oyster Bay Town public works commissioner, and Richard Porcelli Sr., 70, of Ronkonkoma, Venditto’s campaign manager and longtime friend. Also surrendering Thursday morning were Frank Nocerino, a former Oyster Bay Town parks commissioner and deputy commissioner of public safety, and Salvatore Cecere, an Oyster Bay Town highway department employee. Carlo Lizza & Sons Paving Inc. President and C.E.O. Elia Lizza, 69, and wife Marisa Lizza, 61, both of Oyster Bay Cove, also surrendered to investigators Thursday morning. Sources said Carlos Lizza and Sons Paving Inc. is also named in the indictment.
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