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Sunday, December 28, 2014
Crime
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Rick Whelan, chief of the Organized Crime and Rackets Bureau at the Nassau County district attorney’s office, took a brief breather after the news conference. Only minutes earlier, he had stood beside D.A. Kathleen Rice and County Executive Ed Mangano to announce that a team of federal and local investigators had “dismantled” an alleged multi-million-dollar heroin pipeline that stretched from Mexico and California to New York City and Long Island. more
When you’re the spouse of a police officer, you have to deal with the daily reality that someone, somewhere, may turn violent when confronted by your loved one. And if that’s not enough danger and disrespect, you now also have to read and hear the hate-spewed messages that appear to be aimed at every police officer due to the Ferguson and Eric Garner cases. How does a police officer’s spouse cope? more
Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, the Merrick Democrat accused by his former employer of overbilling a large corporate client for millions of dollars, was expected to plead guilty to mail fraud charges in federal court in Central Islip on Dec. 11, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. He didn’t, however. more
Students and faculty at North High School in Valley Stream were put on lockdown and some were evacuated Tuesday morning while a bomb threat was investigated by Nassau County Police. more
In what turned out to be a horrible hoax, Malverne and Nassau County police responded to a call for “shots fired” and a possible hostage situation in Malverne on Friday, Dec. 5, prompting a team of hostage negotiators, emergency services workers and the Bureau of Special Operations to rush to the scene. The police investigated the scene, located on Alnwick Street, for over three hours before determining the situation was a hoax and the area was safe. more
Nassau County Police P.B.A President James Carver met with the media on Monday to discuss the reopening of the Nassau County Police Department’s 5th Precinct. “I’m very happy they’ve … more
Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, is facing eight counts of mail fraud, a federal crime, after prosecutors allege he overbilled a client at his former law firm by $2.3 million. more
Garden City police reported the arrest of a man who has been linked to multiple church burglaries throughout Nassau County, including one at Our Lady of Lourdes church on October 25.. more
Two years after the Nassau County Police Department’s 4th and 5th precincts merged in the interest of saving money, officials have agreed to reopen the former 5th Precinct in Elmont. Nassau … more
A Cold Spring Harbor resident and former hospital executive was indicted for official misconduct, authorities said Friday. According to the Nassau D.A.'s office, Lawrence Slatky, 64, was indicted … more
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