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Alleged Bonanno Organized Crime Family Associate Sentenced to Eleven Years Imprisonment

Defendant trafficked over 3,000 kilograms of marijuana and obstructed justice by threatening witnesses

Car Crimes: Nassau Woman Robs Cab Driver; Car Broken into Outside Melville Gym

Local authorities report separate vehicular crimes on Long Island.

Nesconscet Man Killed in Car Crash in Garden City

The Third Squad reports the details of Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 10:15am on August 16, 2014 in Garden City.

Island Park Woman Arrested for Stealing & Reselling $59k Worth of Lego Toy Sets

The Fourth Squad reports the arrest of an Island Park woman on August 14, 2014 at 1:30pm for a Grand Larceny that occurred in Island Park.

AG Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Commack Debt Collection Firm To Prevent Collection On Predatory Payday Loans

Schneiderman: Ignorance Is No Excuse For Filing Actions Against New Yorkers Over Predatory Loans

New York State Police Release Results of “Speed Week” Campaign

New York State Police Release Results of “Speed Week” Campaign

Queens Man Arrested for Valley Stream Craigslist Rental Scam

Fourth Squad detectives report the arrest of a Queens man for grand larceny that occurred in Valley Stream on Friday, 08/08/14 at 12:00 P.M.

Suffolk Heroin Task Force Takes Down Local Dealer Network

12 individuals were arrested in a major bust of a heroin and cocaine distribution network.

Two Roosevelt Men Arrested for Shooting Handgun at Freeport Teen

The First Squad reports the arrest of two men for Reckless Endangerment on Monday, August 11, 2014 in Roosevelt.

Famed Actor and Comedian, Robin Williams, Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead in his home on Monday due to an apparent suicide.

Baldwin Man Arrested for Manslaughter After Fatal Boating Accident

The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of a Baldwin man for Vehicular Manslaughter that occurred on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 6:25 p.m. in Freeport.

Elmont Man Arrested for Menacing Victim with Handgun

Defendant also alleged to be in possession of stolen weaponry and marijuana.

AG Schneiderman Announces Funding to Equip Thousands of Officers in NYC And Long Island With Bulletproof Vests

$1.48 Million In inVEST Partnership Grants Will Support Purchase Of 4,728 Life-Saving Bulletproof Vests for NYPD, NCPD and SCPD.

State Troopers Step Up Enforcement for "Speed Week"

Troopers will be increasing patrols from August 6 to August 12.

Port Washington Home Explodes, Spreading Massive Fire

A huge fire shocked a Port Washington neighborhood, claiming one life after a residential garage exploded.

Three-Year-Old Boy Injured in Shooting at Smithtown Residence

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that injured a 3-year-old boy at a home in Smithtown yesterday.

Woman Arrested for Driving Prius into New Hyde Park Fire House

The Third Precinct reports the arrest of an Albany woman for Reckless Endangerment that occurred on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:03 p.m. in New Hyde Park.

SCPD Scam Alert: Businesses Warned of Utility Company Scam

The Suffolk County Police Department is warning residents of a scam that targets local businesses.

Nassau Police Warn Residents of Burglary Scams

Criminals have been portraying National Grid employees to distract residents.

Driver Arrested for DWI after Crash Critically Injures Bicyclist in Wyandanc

Suffolk County Police arrested a Roosevelt man for driving while intoxicated after his vehicle struck and critically injured a bicyclist in Wyandanch early this morning.
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