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SCPD Crime Alert: Man Killed in Shirley Shooting

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man outside a Shirley residence last night.

NCPD Investigating Uniondale Shooting

The First Squad is investigating an assault that occurred on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in Uniondale.

SCPD Silver Alert: Mastic Teen Suffering from BiPolar, Depression Missing

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Mastic teen who suffers from bipolar disorder and depression.

Hempstead Man Killed in Glen Head Motorcycle Crash

Third Squad detectives report the details of a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred in Glen Head on Sunday, 11/16/14 at 9:41 P.M.

Ridge Man Killed in William Floyd Pkwy Crash

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Ridge last night.

NCPD Scam Alert: IRS Phone Scam Advisory

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations or emails from persons identifying themselves as employees of the Internal Revenue Service.

New Marijuana Policy in NYC Taking Effect November 19th

Starting next Wednesday, November 19th, a new marijuana policy will begin taking place in New York City.

Man Wanted for Stealing Trading Cards from Huntington Station Target

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from a store in Huntington Station twice in the same ...

Franklin Square Couple Busted for Selling Heroin

The Narcotics/Vice Bureau reports the details of two arrests for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance on November 5, 2014 in Franklin Square.

Governor Cuomo Announces $900,000 in Gun Violence Prevention Grants for Local Communities

Troy, Wyandanch and Hempstead Join Seven Communities Already Using Outreach and Intervention Programs to Reduce Gun Violence in Urban Areas

Murder-Suicide in Port Jefferson Station

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a murder-suicide that occurred in Port Jefferson Station last night.

New Charges Against Jericho Man for Stealing Over $800K in Insurance Premiums and Other Funds

Joseph Koch, 56, spent money on country clubs, gambling, and Mercedes Benz payments.

Suffolk SPCA & NYS DEC Announce: Amnesty Day For Illegal Reptiles & Amphibians

The Suffolk County SPCA, in cooperation with the NYS DEC and USDA will be hosting an Amnesty Day for illegally possessed reptiles and amphibians.

Freeport Teen Arrested for Stabbing, Killing Other Local Teen

The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of a Freeport woman for Manslaughter that occurred on Saturday, November 01, 2014 in Freeport at 8:10 pm.

Dix Hills Doctor Indicted in Illegal Sales of Over 200 Painkiller Prescriptions: Pills worth $700,000 on Black Market

The DEA announced today the arrest and indictment of Dr. Schiller Desgrottes on charges he illegally sold over 200 prescriptions for oxycodone, a highly addictive opioid painkiller.

Two Inwood Men Arrested for Car Theft

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of two Inwood men on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 5:35 P.M. in Inwood.

Roslyn Heights Attorney Charged with Multiple Thefts of More than $1.4 Million

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the arrest today of a Roslyn Heights attorney for stealing $720,000 held in an escrow account, as well as selling an East Hills property owned in the name of his ...

Westbury Woman Arrested for Driving Drunk with 3 Year Old in Car

The Third Precinct reports the arrest of a Westbury woman for Driving While Intoxicated with a child in the vehicle that occurred on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 4:45 p.m. in Williston Park.

SCPD Investigating Lake Grove Civil War Cemetery Desecration

SCPD is seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person(s) who stole flags from Civil War graves and damaged property at a cemetery in Lake Grove in October of 2014.

Brutalized Pitbull Pup "Miss Harper" Finds a Home

Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals President Bob Sowers will be accompanied by Miss Harper who was brutally abused, at a press conference Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11am.
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