Falsely Reporting an Incident
Andrew Denton, 17, made the call around 7:41 p.m. Monday and said he saw a man with a rifle walking down the trails of Brady Park in Massapequa, according to detectives.
Police on in Suffolk County arrested a man Thursday, for allegedly making up a story about being involved in a hit-and-run crash.
In each incident, police said Steven Torres, 21, claimed to be an officer requesting backup for a shooting, an accident and a house fire.
A Long Island teen was in serious condition Sunday night, hospitalized with head injuries after a hit-and-run crash.
According to Suffolk County Police, the female student who has not been identified left a note threatening to blow up the school.