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Hempstead Man Receives Maximum Sentence for Brutal Sexual Assault in Garden City Occurring in the Wake of Superstorm Sandy

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the sentencing today of a Hempstead man for simultaneously raping and strangling a 50-year-old Garden City woman in her home just over a week after Superstorm Sandy slammed into Long ...

Duo Wanted for Criminal Mischief after Damaging Huntington Station ATM

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two males who damaged an ATM at a Huntington Station bank in September.

SCPD Missing Persons Alert: Brentwood Mother & Child Missing

Suffolk County Police are seeking the public’s to help locate a missing Brentwood woman and her daughter.

Twelve Year Old Boy Killed in Valley Stream Crash

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 7:17am in Valley Stream on Thursday, December 11, 2014.

Retired Treasurer Indicted for Stealing Over $360K from Old Westbury Church

Joaquim Canario was arrested today by DA investigators and arraigned before Nassau County Court Judge Philip Grella on the charge of Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree (a C felony).

Man Killed in Car Crash on Route 109 in Farmingdale

Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in East Farmingdale this morning.

Glen Cove Man Arrested After Exposing Himself to Children at Local Grocery Store

Special Victims Squad detectives report the arrest of a Glen Cove man for an incident that occurred on Monday, November 24, 2014 in Glen Cove.

Oceanside Business Owner Busted for Stealing Customer Credit Card Info, Buying Steroids

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of an Island Park man for incidents that occurred during the months of November and December 2014.

Long Island Man Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 10 Years in Prison for Insurance Scam in Which He Caused Dozens of Intentional Car Crashes

A jury convicted Jean of conspiracy to commit mail, wire, and health care fraud on January 31, 2014, after a one-week trial. Jean was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court by U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Denny ...

Elmont Man Arrested for Attempting to Use Stolen Credit Card at Bloomingdale's

The Major Case Bureau reports the details of an arrest for Grand Larceny and Possession of a Forged Instrument that occurred on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm in East Garden City.

Trio Nabbed for Armed Robbery of Hempstead T-Mobile Store

The Major Case Bureau and the Third Squad reports the details of three arrests for Robbery that occurred on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:45 pm in Hempstead.

Intoxicated East Rockaway Woman Drives Wrong Way on Expressway

Highway Patrol Bureau officers report the arrest of an East Rockaway woman for an incident that occurred on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 12:45 am in Bethpage.

Brooklyn Day Care Worker Arrested for Abandoning Toddlers at South Shore Mall

A girl and a boy, both approximately 3 or 4-years-old, were found playing at the Westfield South Shore mall, located at 1701 Sunrise Highway, at approximately 2 p.m.

SCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Using Stolen Credit Card for East End Shopping Spree

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and detectives from the Quogue Village Police Department are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who used a stolen credit card at several locations in Suffolk County this month.

Unusual Incident in Hicksville Involving Distraught Man and Gun

The Public Information Office reports the details of an Unusual Incident that occurred at 2:30pm on Monday, December 01, 2014 in Hicksville.

Garden City Senior Arrested for Stealing Over $230k from Employer

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Florida man for Grand Larceny that occurred on Monday, December 01, 2014 at 6:50 am in Garden City.

Protests, Stabbing Surround Black Friday on Long Island

The Black Friday craziness did not let up this year.

SCPD Arrest Man for Driving with License That Was Suspended 49 Times

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for driving with a license that was suspended 49 times.

Long Beach Mother & Son Busted for Selling Heroin

The Narcotics/Vice Bureau reports two arrests for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 11:19 P.M. in Long Beach.

DA Rice Introduces Facility Dog to Assist in Special Victims Bureau Cases

Highly trained Labrador Retriever 'Mega' to help victims & witnesses, especially children, in sensitive cases.
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