Nassau County Police Department
Inside the box was a a $300 tuxedo jacket — a gift to be worn on an upcoming cruise.
Nassau County’s highly controversial police precinct merger plan has been shelved half way through the project.
Raleigh Maddox, 44, is accused of prying open the door of the Eglise Baptist Haiti Enne Church on Prospect Avenue in New Cassel in August and stealing $12,000 worth of audio/visual equipment.
Sabrina Spencer pleaded not guilty Sunday to attempted grand larceny, identity theft and possessing a forged instrument and resisting arrest.
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.
Terrell Hill, of Jamaica, has been arrested on charges of grand larceny and burglary, police said.
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.
Nassau County also plans to put “body cameras’ on a small number of officers later this year.
Police on Long Island are looking for a group of teenagers who repeatedly struck a man in the head as he walked home.
At least three elderly people have been victims of recent so-called “distraction burglaries,” police said.
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.
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.
Chief of the Nassau PBA James Carver called the move a knee-jerk reaction that could do harm.
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.
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.