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SCPD Highway Patrol Officer Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash with Tractor Trailer

A Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol officer was injured when his vehicle was struck from behind by a tractor trailer on the Long Island Expressway in Lake Ronkonkoma this morning.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Resources For Parents To Safeguard Their Children From Lead Poisoning

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced new resources to help parents protect their children from lead poisoning.

Defendant Pleads Guilty to the Brutal Murder of 18-Year-old Lauren Daverin in Rockville Centre

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Long Beach man pleaded guilty today to the brutal August 2013 murder of 18-year-old Lauren Daverin in Rockville Centre.

Hempstead Man Arrested for Cashing Deceased Mother's Social Security Checks

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for grand larceny which occurred in Freeport beginning Monday, 10/06/14 through 02/06/15.

Ridge Couple Arrested for Multiple Drug Charges with 7 Month Old Baby in Car

Suffolk County Police arrested a Ridge couple for multiple charges in Middle Island last evening.

Man Arrested for East Rockaway CVS Shoplifting and Car Stealing to Flee the Scene

Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm in East Rockaway.

Seaford Man High on Heroin Arrested after Crashing Into Five Cars, Injuring Two

Seventh Squad detectives report the arrest of a Seaford man who was involved in multiple Auto Accidents that occurred on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 5:49 pm.

Nesconset Mother Arrested for Crashing Car While Driving Drunk with 4 Year Old in Car

Suffolk County Police arrested a Nesconset woman for driving while intoxicated with a 4-year-old female child in the vehicle last evening.

Long Island Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Attempting to Join al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

The federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York, sentenced Marcos Alonso Zea, also known as “Ali Zea,” an American citizen and resident of Brentwood, New York, to 25 years in prison following his September 9, 2014, guilty ...

SCPD Crime Alert: Five Vehicles Damaged at Islandia Business

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating an incident during which five vehicles were damaged at an Islandia business yesterday.

Trio Wanted for Shoplifting from Huntington Saks Fifth Avenue

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individuals who stole a designer backpack from a department store in Huntington.

Woman Killed in 3 Car Crash in Huntington

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a woman in Huntington on Saturday.

Man Wanted for Robbing Center Moriches Chase Bank

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today in Center Moriches.

Great Neck Doctor Arrested for Selling Assault Weapons & Drugs During Course of Murder-for-Hire Plot

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Nassau County Police Department Acting Commissioner Thomas Krumpter and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced that a joint investigation has led to the arrest of several individuals including a Great ...

SCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Petit Larceny in Mastic

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole a tool from an auto garage in Mastic.

Brentwood Man Arrested for Stealing Diamond Engagement Ring

The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of a Brentwood man on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 1:10 p.m. for Grand Larceny that occurred in Wantagh.

Suspect Wanted for Attempting to Mug Woman in Westbury

Third Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Westbury on Sunday.

Man Arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child in Selden

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after he exposed himself to a teenager while she was walking in Selden.

Bay Shore Man Arrested for Leandra’s Law after Fleeing from Previous Crash

Suffolk County Police arrested a Bay Shore man for driving while intoxicated with his nine-year-old daughter in the vehicle.

Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in Mastic last night.
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