Freeport police officers recognized the defendant from previous arrests involving religious places of worship.
There was a big scare this week at a Nassau County grocery store, when a security guard confronted a suspected shoplifter and was nearly attacked with a meat cleaver.
Detectives say Bevilacqua would post several plumbing items on eBay and would ship the stolen merchandise to various unknowing buyers across the country.
Freeport Village, which owns the land, has gone to court to try and push the state off the property.
An arrest on Long Island has halted a scheme that plundered the identities of hundreds of people, including the dead and disabled, in 31 states, authorities said Friday.
The motorist also hit a driver who rushed to the woman’s aid, Nassau County police said.
The Freeport Police Department is the only one in New York state where body cameras are already standard issue.
Freeport, Long Island and Asbury Park, New Jersey are among the top 20 coolest towns in America, according to the travel website Matador Network.
A former Long Island school principal was sentenced to 60 days in prison and 10 years’ probation Wednesday, after pleading guilty to having sex with a teenage boy.
Wilson Reyes, 21, was babysitting the 2-year-old girl when the attack happened on New Year’s Day in Freeport, police said.
Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.
Sgt. John Giambrone said the men targeted business owners, believing they had large amounts of cash on them.
Nassau County police said 16-year-old Jasmine Copeland, of Freeport, got into an argument with three girls aged 16, 17, and 9 on Saturday night.
The Long Island Rail Road plans to spend $14 million to replace six escalators that were upgraded less than two years ago.
Anthony Reddick was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty in August to nearly two dozen counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges.