Nassau County Police
Social media helped two teenagers connect with a few muggers on Long Island, police said.
The incident occurred sometime between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Sunday at the U.S. Post Office on Mollineaux Place in Roosevelt.
Police on Friday were searching for a robber who put a 69-year-old woman into a chokehold as she was walking through her house in Woodmere, Long Island.
Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.
Nassau County also plans to put “body cameras’ on a small number of officers later this year.
Someone broke into a Long Island school and stole a number of computers this week, police said.
A human head was found in a Hempstead yard in the same area where two human arms were found just last week.
Police say a drunken driver crashed her car with a 6-year-old girl riding in it on Long Island, and officers soon realized the motorist had just gotten into another wreck nearby.
Police on Long Island are investigating after the discovery of body parts in three different locations.
Nassau County police said the delivery man arrived at a home to deliver a pizza on Woodfield Road when he was approached by two men and woman.
As Nassau County Police Chief Kevin Smith explained, perpetrators have been arriving at homes claiming to work for a gas or water company and requesting permission to come inside to check on a problem.
Richard Ortiz, 45, of East Meadow, surrendered to police on Tuesday and was charged with second-degree assault.
Christine Nunes, 37, of Lynbrook left the 3-year-old girl in the backseat of a locked 2006 Dodge Caravan while she went inside a Target store, where she stole several items, police said.
An NYPD officer testified Wednesday that he sensed he had happened upon something “heavy” when he pulled out his cellphone and recorded a highway pursuit that ended in the fatal shooting of a Nassau County officer.
According to police, the male suspect walked into the Astoria Federal Savings Bank located at 3535 Long Beach Rd. in Oceanside on Friday and gave the teller a note demanding cash.