Raymond Roth was sentenced to 2 1/3 years to 7 years in prison Thursday and ordered to more than $36,000 in restitution to the Coast Guard and Nassau County police.
Raymond Roth, who pleaded guilty in March 2013, faces a maximum sentence of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. He has already agreed to pay restitution for the costs incurred during the rescue effort.
Police said Raymond Roth, 49, impersonated an officer and attempted to kidnap a woman in Freeport just hours after accepting a plea deal in his 2012 fake-drowning case.
Jonathan Roth, 23, of Massapequa pleaded guilty last year to falsely reporting an incident and was originally expected to receive no jail time, but lost the deal after jumping bail.
Jonathan Roth, 23, appeared Friday in Nassau County Court. He was captured Thursday by a bail bondsman, who tracked him to Ohio and brought him back to Long Island.
Jonathan Roth was tracked down in Ohio and brought back to a Nassau County Jail by a bail bonds company. A warrant was issued for Roth’s arrest after he skipped a sentencing hearing.
The man who helped fake his father’s disappearance in Long Island has now pulled his own disappearing act, prosecutors said.
Raymond Roth, 48, was arraigned Thursday in First District Court in Hempstead. He is being held without bail and is due back in court on April 24.
A man who recently pleaded guilty to faking his own death was in trouble again this week – this time for impersonating a police officer and trying to kidnap women in Nassau County.
Under the terms of the plea deal, Raymond Roth has agreed to serve 90 days in jail and five years of probation, according to the Nassau County district attorney.
Jonathan Roth, who is facing felony charges and prison time, is now telling a far different story from the one he told authorities on July 28, when he reported seeing his father disappear.
Nassau County prosecutors say Raymond Roth is accused of contacting his estranged wife by telephone on Wednesday night. She has an order of protection.
Raymond Roth faces charges of insurance fraud, conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and falsely reporting an incident.
Jonathan Roth had a brief court appearance Tuesday. He has pleaded not guilty to insurance fraud, conspiracy and falsely reporting an incident.
Investigators say Jonathan Roth aided in his father’s allegedly false disappearance in an attempted insurance scheme. Now, Jonathan’s girlfriend is speaking out.