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NCPD Crime Alert: Increase in Thefts from Vehicles, Recommendations to Safeguard Your Vehicle

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter want to alert the public that there has been an increase in larcenies from autos throughout Nassau County.

SCPD: Woman Arrested For Abandoning Animals in Her South Huntington Apartment

Suffolk County Police have arrested a woman for abandoning animals in her South Huntington apartment.

Drugs Not Tolerated at Suffolk County Correctional Facilities

If you try to bring drugs to a Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Correctional Facility, you won’t be going home. Have some as an inmate and you will be extending your stay.

A.G. Schneiderman Proposes Bill To Address Widespread Illegal Use Of Software To Purchase Tickets To Concerts And Other Events

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that he would propose legislation in Albany to address the rampant illegal use of automated software, or “bots,” to purchase tickets to popular concerts, sporting events, and other live performances.

SCPD Report Active Investigation into Three Recent Shootings in Huntington Station

The Second Precinct Detective Squad is actively investigating three separate shooting incidents occurring in Huntington Station between Saturday April 23rd and Tuesday April 26th.

Three Arrested for Drug Possession Outside Bethpage 7-11

The three suspects were allegedly in possession of marijuana, cocaine, and Alprazolam pills.

Oceanside Man Who Had Plane Parked in Driveway Arrested for Making Threats and Harrassing Town of Hempstead Supervisors

Third Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for aggravated harassment that occurred in Hempstead on Monday, 04/25/16 at 3:00 P.M.

VIDEO: NCPD Report Pattern of Commercial Robberies with Large Kitchen Knife, Latest Robbery at New Hyde Park Subway Store

The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a Robbery which occurred on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 9:48 a.m. in New Hyde Park.

SCPD Crime Alert: Residents Provided With Tips to Prevent Theft from Vehicles

The Fourth Precinct offers crime prevention tips to help reduce incidents of theft from vehicles.

SCPD: Man Shot at LIRR Parking Lot in Huntington Station

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred last night at the Long Island Railroad commuter parking lot in Huntington Station.

NCPD: 23-Year-Old Driving at a High Rate of Speed Crashes into Taxi Cab, Fatal Hit-Run

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal vehicular accident that occurred on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 4:16am in Franklin Square.

Governor Cuomo Announces Tax Department Stopped 239,000 Suspicious Refund Claims, Saved New Yorkers $400 Million During Tax Season

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance stopped more than 239,000 suspicious refund claims during the income tax season.

Governor Cuomo Warns Consumers of Charity Scams Following Earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan

In the wake of the recent devastating earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today encouraged New Yorkers to donate to reputable organizations assisting in relief efforts and to avoid scams seeking to capitalize of ...

Reward Increase to $8K For Information Leading to Arrest in Heinous Case of Dog Found with the Mouth Duct Taped Shut

The ASPCA pledged $5,000 and a Minnesota business added $1,000 to the reward offered by Suffolk County SPCA bringing the reward to $8,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for duct ...

Man Arrested For Knifepoint Robbery at Great Neck Plaza Connected to Police Brutality Case, Others Arrested For Posession of Controlled Substance

Third Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for a robbery that occurred in Great Neck Plaza on Monday, 04/18/16 at 7:45 P.M.

Man Who Raped Cab Driver Last December to Be Sentenced

A Middle Island man who sexually assaulted a female taxi driver last December will be sentenced tomorrow in Riverhead, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

School Bus Driver For Educational Bus Transportation Arrested For Criminal Sale & Possession of Controlled Substance

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Copiague man for criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance that occurred in N. Massapequa on Monday, 04/18/16 at 8:05 P.M.

MS-13 Member Sentenced To 45 Years In Prison For Double-Murder

Earlier today at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York, Rene Mendez Mejia, also known as “Zorro,” a member of La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as the MS-13 street gang, was sentenced to 45 years in ...

Former Suffolk Officer Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny Charges For Taking Cash From Drivers

Former Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott Greene pleaded guilty today at his court appearance in Central Islip to charges of stealing cash from motorists during traffic stops while on patrol in Brookhaven town.

NCPD: 12-Year-Old Boy Charged with Arson After Hempstead Garage Set on Fire

Arson/Bomb Squad detectives report the details of a fire that occurred in Hempstead on Friday, 04/15/16 at 5:00 P.M.
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