Mount Sinai man held in ice pick stabbing
A man arrested Saturday night in Mount Sinai after police said he stabbed his landlord's son with an ice pick is scheduled to appear back in court Wednesday after being ordered held on $600,000 bond or $200,000 cash bail.
Ulesses Andrade, 50, of Chestnut Street, was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon after he attacked the victim during a dispute, Suffolk County police said.
The 24-year-old victim, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital, where police said he was treated and later released.
Police said Andrade lived in a rented structure on the Mount Sinai property owned by the victim's father, but did not detail circumstances of the dispute.
Court records did not indicate if Andrade entered a plea during his initial court appearance on Sunday. But, records indicate he was not able to post bail and was remanded -- and that a temporary order of protection was issued in the case.