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Suffolk Man Arrested for Swindling 31 Homeowners out of More than $700K in Mortgage Scheme

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrest of a Dix Hills man who operated a mortgage modification business and is alleged to have stolen approximately $728,330 from more than 30 homeowners.

Oceanside Man Leads NYS Police Troopers on a Vehicle & Foot Pursuit Before Being Taken into Custody

On 8/26/15 at about 12:01 PM, a Trooper from the Farmingdale Barracks initiated a vehicle stop on a silver Jeep Cherokee for cell phone use by the vehicle operator eastbound side of the Southern State Parkway near ...

NYS Police Underage Drinking Enforcement Operation in Southold Results in Arrests

On Tuesday August 25, 2015, the New York State Police Barracks in Riverside conducted an Underage Drinking Enforcement Operation in Southold.

Suffolk County SPCA, DEC Police and the Town of Brookhaven Hold Press Conference about Alligator Snapping Turtle

The Suffolk County SPCA, The Department of Environmental Conservation Police and the Town of Brookhaven will hold a joint Press Conference on Thursday August 27th at 11:00 am at the Suffolk County SPCA Office at 725 Veterans ...

Centereach Man Arrested for Tampering with Red Light Cameras

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for tampering with several red light cameras in Ronkonkoma.

Suffolk County SPCA Seeks Information From Public About Dead Dog in Central Islip

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public about a dead dog that was found in Central Islip.

Two Men Arrested After Burglarizing Businesses and Damaging ATMs

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Detectives have arrested two men for a series of burglaries and larcenies which occurred in East Farmingdale, Lake Ronkonkoma, Brentwood, North Patchogue and East Islip.

Hempstead Man Arrested for DWI with Three Children in Car

Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Hempstead man for Driving While Intoxicated on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 10:35 P.M. in Plainview.

Oceanside Woman Pleads Guilty to Felony and Will Pay Full Restitution for Stealing $225K

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that an Oceanside couple pleaded guilty yesterday and will pay full restitution for their roles in a scheme to steal thousands in merchandise and shipping costs from a Syosset ...

SCPD Investigating Man Found Shot Lying in the Street in North Amityville

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in North Amityville early this morning.

10 People Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint in Huntington Station, One Driver Had a Seven-Month Old Child Passenger

The Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol Bureau arrested 10 people during an overnight sobriety checkpoint in the Huntington Station area, including one person with a seven-month old child in his vehicle.

NYS Police Arrest East Islip Man for Public Lewdness on Southern State Parkway

On 8/21/15, at approximately 10:17 PM, Farmingdale Communications received a call reporting a naked man running on the eastbound Southern State Parkway, west of exit 45(Montauk Highway).

Woman Working for Winthrop Hospital Arrested for Unlawfully Taking Personal Information from Patients

Major Case Bureau detectives report the arrest of a Lawrenceville, Georgia woman on Thursday, August 20, 2105 at 7:30 am.

NCPD Seeking Male Subject Who Robbed Hicksville PETCO and Used Toy Handcuffs to Secure Employees

The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. in Hicksville.

Grand Jury Indicts Flanders Father for Assaulting Pregnant Girlfriend

A Flanders man charged with assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, causing her to undergo an emergency delivery, will be arraigned on a grand jury indictment tomorrow (Thursday 8/20), Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

Old Westbury Farm Owner Charged with Neglect of 25 Animals

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that the owner of an Old Westbury farm has been arrested and charged with the failure to provide proper sustenance and medical care to 25 animals, including horses, donkeys ...

Acting DA Singas Renews Call for Parity Between BWI & DWI Laws, Bronx Man Charged with BWI & Resisting Arrest

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas renewed her office’s call for stronger Boating While Intoxicated laws that align with Driving While Intoxicated laws after the arrest of a jet skier from the Bronx off the waters ...

Former CEO of Long Island Financial Lending Company Sentenced to 97 Months of Imprisonment for Bank Fraud Scheme

Earlier today, John Murphy, the former Chief Executive Officer of Oak Rock Financial, LLC (Oak Rock), was sentenced in federal court in Central Islip, New York to 97 months of imprisonment.

NYS Police Report Vehicle Pursuit: 5 Passengers Taken into Custody, Driver and Additional Passengers Still at Large

On 8/17/15 at 1:04 PM, a trooper from the Lake Success Barracks attempted to stop a black SUV for speeding on the Ocean Parkway near the Wantagh State Parkway.

UPDATE - NCPD Investigating Homicide in Oceanside, Female Found with Neck Wounds

The Homicide Squad reports the details of an incident that occurred on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 12:48 P.M. in Oceanside.
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