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Nassau County Police Department

Araceli Mondragon-Vargas is charged with aggravated DWI and endangering the welfare of a child. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Long Island Woman Charged With DWI With Toddler In Car

Araceli Mondragon-Vargas, 27, of Hempstead was arrested around 4:15 a.m. after failing to stay in her lane, police said. Officers pulled her over and determined she was intoxicated, police said.

08/24/2014

Terrell Hill is charged with grand larceny and burglary. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Man Rented Out Valley Stream, Elmont Homes He Didn’t Own

Terrell Hill, of Jamaica, has been arrested on charges of grand larceny and burglary, police said.

08/14/2014

Nassau County Police Officer Tom Greer (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Highway Cops In Hot Pursuit Of Distracted Drivers

With police departments across the Tri-State Area cracking down on distracted driving, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman recently joined Greer for a ride-along on the LIE.

08/04/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Police Testing Dashboard-Mounted Cameras

Nassau County also plans to put “body cameras’ on a small number of officers later this year.

08/04/2014

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Nassau County Police: Teens Attacked, Robbed Man Walking Home

Police on Long Island are looking for a group of teenagers who repeatedly struck a man in the head as he walked home.

07/06/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Cops Warn Of Burglars Posing As Utility Workers

At least three elderly people have been victims of recent so-called “distraction burglaries,” police said.

06/24/2014

Bryanna Soplin

Search Continues For Driver In Fatal Levittown Hit-And-Run Crash

Bryanna Soplin, 13, who had Down syndrome, unknowingly left her family’s home and was crossing Hempstead Turnpike at Gardiners Avenue when she was hit by a minivan just after midnight Sunday, police said.

06/16/2014

Levittown Hit-And-Run

Police: Girl, 13, Killed In Hit-Run In Levittown, Long Island

A driver plowed into a teenage girl and killed her while she crossed a Long Island road early Sunday morning, authorities said. Police are still search searching for the motorist.

06/15/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau PBA Chief Opposes Plan For Police Dashcams, Bodycams

Chief of the Nassau PBA James Carver called the move a knee-jerk reaction that could do harm.

06/04/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Residents Concerned With Drop In Nassau County DWI Arrests

Marge Lee, with the group Dedicatedd, said it’s very odd that in Suffolk County and in Queens, DWI arrests have increased, but in Nassau the numbers have fallen in the past three years.

05/22/2014

Kyle Howell in Mineola courthouse after charges were dismissed (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against L.I. Man Who Says He Was Beaten By Police Officers

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, was arrested on charges that included tampering with physical evidence, marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an encounter with the officers on April 25.

05/19/2014

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, is suing Nassau County PD for what he claims was an unprovoked beating (credit: Handout)

Union Backs Nassau County Cops Seen On Video Beating Suspect

Two Nassau County cops had no choice but to be rough with a man they pulled over during a traffic stop, the head of the county’s police union said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Ex-Nassau Cop Pleads Guilty To Regularly Visiting Women While On Duty

Michael Tedesco pleaded guilty in Nassau County Court on Monday to 75 counts of official misconduct.

05/12/2014

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Police Commissioner Involved In Chain-Reaction Crash That Injured Woman

According to authorities, Commissioner Thomas Krumpter “was following too closely” when he rear-ended a vehicle that caused a three-car, chain-reaction accident.

03/26/2014

Gavel

Long Island Cabbie Files Suit Against DA, Police Chief & 8 College Students

A Long Island cab driver has filed a lawsuit claiming he was falsely arrested after some college students refused to pay a fare and threatened him with a Nassau County police connection.

03/14/2014

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