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.
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.
In each incident, police said Steven Torres, 21, claimed to be an officer requesting backup for a shooting, an accident and a house fire.
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.
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.
A second victim has now come forward in the case of a Westchester County rabbi accused of impersonating a police officer.
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.
A woman was arrested in Suffolk County early Saturday, after being caught driving while intoxicated with her 7-year-old granddaughter in the car.
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.
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.
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.
Nassau County police said Marylynn De Joseph of Bellerose and Twayne Dash of Queens have been charged with criminal impersonation, robbery and conspiracy.