Nassau County Police Department
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.
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.
Michael Tedesco pleaded guilty in Nassau County Court on Monday to 75 counts of official misconduct.
According to authorities, Commissioner Thomas Krumpter “was following too closely” when he rear-ended a vehicle that caused a three-car, chain-reaction accident.
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.
Steven Clancy, 19, was driving a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on Roslyn Road near Locust Lane when he struck a curb and then a tree, police said.
Oneil Meade, 28, and Clive Meade, 41, were arrested after a guest at a party in their Hempstead home was wounded in the neck during an argument, police said.
A gym thief is on the loose and police say he’s been caught on surveillance video. The crook is sneaking past front desks of Long Island health clubs and ducking into locker rooms.
There have been numerous accidents reported on the southbound lanes of the Palisades Parkway near the George Washington Bridge.