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LI Used Car Salesman Indicted for Series of Frauds Against Customers & Dealerships

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the indictment today of a Freeport man who is charged with stealing almost $400,000 from numerous customers and three Long Island auto dealerships where he worked as a used ...

Suspect Wanted for String of Suffolk Bank Robberies

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

Suspect Wanted for Stealing Tip Jar from Savarona’s Pizza in Shirley

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 money from a tip jar at a pizzeria in Shirley in ...

Garden City Father Arrested for Driving Drunk with Toddler & Wife in Car

The Fifth Precinct reports the arrest of a Garden City man for driving while intoxicated with a child in the car (Leandra’s Law) which occurred on Sunday, 06/28/15 at 10:25 P.M.

Statement by New Yorkers Against Gun Violence on Assault Weapons Registrations

NYAGV released a statement following the NY State Police report on the number of assault weapons registrations.

Three People Arrested for Selling Fireworks at Port Jefferson Station Store

Suffolk County Police today arrested three people for illegally selling fireworks at a Port Jefferson Station store.

Schneiderman & Tax Commissioner Boone: Nassau County Collision Center & Owner Indicted For Alleged Theft Of Over $.5M in Sales Tax Revenue

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Jerry Boone announced today the indictment of Ronald Ustica, Jr., 46, and his collision center, R&U Associates Inc.

Multiple Motorcycle Collision on Wantagh State Parkway Under Investigation

Three motorcycles were involved in accidents on the Wantagh State Parkway in Westbury.

Father, Two Sons Arrested On Drugs, Weapons Charges Following Execution of Search Warrant at Huntington Station Home

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man and his two sons on drug and weapons charges following the execution of a search warrant at their Huntington Station home.

Suffolk County SPCA Investigates Possible Ritualistic Killings of Goats Being Beheaded

The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a one thousand dollar ($1,000.00) reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for beheading and dumping 3 goats in Riverhead.

Employee at Glen Head Restaurant Arrested for Placing Recording Device in Women's Bathroom

The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Glen Cove man for Unlawful Surveillance on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 1:55 P.M. in Glen Head.

Bridgehampton Handyman Indicted After Assault of Elderly Woman

A Bridgehampton handyman is scheduled to be arraigned on an indictment tomorrow in criminal court in Riverhead, Suffolk County DA Thomas Spota said.

Bicyclist Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash in Brentwood

Suffolk County Police Third Squad Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a bicyclist in Brentwood today.

NCPD Investigating Murder of New Hyde Park Mother

According to detectives, New Hyde Park homeowner returned to his Knolls Drive residence and discovered his 67 year old wife lying on the kitchen floor deceased.

East Meadow Man Indicted for Bludgeoning Wife With a Heavy Object

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the indictment of a man on grand jury charges that he killed his wife in April by striking her in the head multiple times with a heavy object at ...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest Of Long Island Landscaper Charged With Failing To Pay Employees’ Wages And Under-Reporting Employees

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of Richard Orvieto, owner and operator of the landscaping company Double “O” Landscaping Inc., in Suffolk County, NY.

SCPD Investigating Shooting in Wyandanch

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in Wyandanch last night.

Ronkonkoma Man Drowns At Smith Point County Park

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the drowning death of a man found unconscious at Smith Point County Park this afternoon.

Female Found Dead in Home by Roommate, Police Arrest Hempstead Man for Killing

The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of a Hempstead man on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 1:45am in Hempstead.

Wrong-Way Driving Incident Leads to Arrest of Both Drivers for DWAI

At approximately 3:16 AM, the NY State Police received a call of a wrong way driver northbound in the southbound lanes of the Wantagh State Parkway south of the Southern State Parkway.
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