Criminal Impersonation

Jason Quick, 24, allegedly bolted from Suffolk County police after an officer caught him providing a fake name he could not spell. Quick was later apprehended. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Man Bolted After Giving Officer Fake Name He Could Not Spell

A man was arrested for fleeing police on Long Island on Wednesday after an officer caught him trying to use a fake name he could not spell, cops said.

07/09/2014

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Long Island Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Doctor To Get Oxycodone, Xanax

A Long Island man appeared in court Thursday on charges that he pretended to be a doctor in order to get fraudulent prescriptions for Oxycodone and Xanax filled.

06/05/2014

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Nassau County Man Arrested For Impersonating Police Officer

In each incident, police said Steven Torres, 21, claimed to be an officer requesting backup for a shooting, an accident and a house fire.

11/20/2013

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Long Island Man Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer In Traffic Stop

Steven Kleinman, 58, was driving a dark-colored vehicle when police said he pulled over a 43-year-old driver on Grace Avenue in Great Neck around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.

11/07/2013

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3 S.I. Men Accused Of Posing As Police To Buy Grand Theft Auto V

Investigators said just after midnight Tuesday, three men posed as police officers and flashed badges so they could cut hundreds of people in line at the Staten Island Mall to buy the new game.

09/18/2013

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Westchester Man Recounts Run-In With Alleged Police Impersonator Rabbi

A second victim has now come forward in the case of a Westchester County rabbi accused of impersonating a police officer.

06/24/2013

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Woman Ordered Held On Bond For Allegedly Driving Drunk With Child

A woman was ordered held on $150,000 bond Sunday after being caught driving drunk with her granddaughter in the car, and lying about her identity, according to a published report.

06/23/2013

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Woman Caught Driving Drunk With Granddaughter On Long Island

A woman was arrested in Suffolk County early Saturday, after being caught driving while intoxicated with her 7-year-old granddaughter in the car.

06/22/2013

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Authorities: LI Man Arrested, Charged With Impersonating An FBI Agent

Detectives responding to a 911 call found two New York State drivers’ licenses with the same name and different dates of birth, and a fake FBI identification card in Singh’s possession.

03/23/2013

Shaun Coppola (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

West Islip Man Accused Of Impersonating Federal Agent

Police say a victim reported to authorities that on Feb. 29 a man tried to pull him over in Bay Shore and identified himself as a federal agent before fleeing after being asked for identification.

03/22/2012

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Duo Reportedly Told Staten Island Residents To Evacuate In Order To Burglarize Their Homes

Daniel DiGianni, 42, and his girlfriend, 28-year-old Linda Fleshner, allegedly knocked on doors in South Beach Saturday. Police said the duo told people to leave their homes before Hurricane Irene landed, according to reports.

08/29/2011

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Pair Of Suspected Police Impersonators Arrested On Long Island

Nassau County police said Marylynn De Joseph of Bellerose and Twayne Dash of Queens have been charged with criminal impersonation, robbery and conspiracy.

05/16/2011