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Pizzeria Owner Pleads Not Guilty to Drug Charges

A Rockville Centre man pled not guilty to 18 counts of drug charges on Monday at Suffolk County court.

The owner of a West Babylon pizzeria who was arrested in May for allegedly selling drugs out of the business pled not guilty to 18 counts of drug-related charges, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.

Francesco Miceli, 50, of Rockville Centre and owner of Miceli Brothers Pizzeria and Restaurant in West Babylon, pled not guilty to seven counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, nine counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree at his arraignment on Monday in a Suffolk County court.

According to police, Miceli sold quantities of oxycodone hydrocloride pills to an undercover police agent.

Miceli following a three-month investigation by the Suffolk County Police into drug transactions at the pizzeria on Little East Neck Road.

Deep July 04, 2012 at 08:53 PM
previous articles said they werent related
joe July 06, 2012 at 12:12 AM
They are most definitely related. He was once the partner with his brother Luca here when Mr. Miceli was known as Miceli bros. pizza. They had the store where it stands now and in the late 80's where radio shack is. He is no longer a partner at Mr. Miceli but he is his brother. Not sure why they went out of the way to say they no relation. Strange.
Jennifer Ciro July 06, 2012 at 02:26 PM
Luca Miceli and Francesco Miceli (also know as Frank) Are blood related brothers. Same mother same father! What Joe Stated above is true! They started together in Late 80's on sunrise and eventually split and each went there seprate ways! The only thing that has no relations between the two are the buisnesses.. One has nothing to do with the other. BUT THEY ARE BROTHERS! Frank even looks like his mother who works for Luca at Mr. Miceli in RVC.
Deep July 06, 2012 at 07:37 PM
yea they printed it like the day after the arrest. they tried to make it very clear that they were not related. thats wierd.
SSHS87_MENCH December 11, 2012 at 02:19 AM
Cheech was always a gentleman

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