EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — Eight men from Maine have been issued summonses after they were found soliciting work from Long Island residents.

Nassau County police say the men were found seeking work in East Meadow and Hempstead on Wednesday afternoon. All were issued violation notices from the county Office of Consumer Affairs for operating a home improvement business without a permit.

They are: 31-year-old Christoper R. Lau and 20-year-old Ian Michaud, both of Biddeford; 22-year-old Shawn Thyng of Jackson; 48-year-old Thomas Thyng and 69-year-old Sherman L. Thyng, both of Lyman; 24-year-old Marshal Vanderbloeman of Sanford; 25-year-old Nathan L. Jackson of Casco, and 36-year-old Marl L. Bureau of Hollis.

They were released and are to appear in district court in Hempstead on Dec. 27.