Nassau County Police
A Long Island man appeared in court Thursday on charges that he pretended to be a doctor in order to get fraudulent prescriptions for Oxycodone and Xanax filled.
A Nassau County police officer was expected to be hit with criminal charges Tuesday, on allegations that he beat a Westbury man during a traffic stop in April, sources told CBS 2.
Two men were charged Thursday with using a skimming device to capture credit numbers and create fraudulent cards – resulting in losses of $9,000 to multiple banks.
The family of a Hofstra University student shot and killed by a police officer during a standoff officially filed a lawsuit against Nassau County and its police department Friday.
Someone cut the head off a statue of the Virgin Mary and left it lying on the ground at a Knights of Columbus chapter on Long Island, police said Thursday.
Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, claims two Nassau County cops viciously beat him during a routine traffic stop, breaking his nose and fracturing his face. Police said he tried to swallow a bag of marijuana.
The 22-year-old legally received the first handicap permit following a leg injury but then forged the doctor’s license number and signature to obtain the next nine, police said.
The incident happened while the Freeport homeowners were asleep. When they woke up the next morning, they said they didn’t know what hit them.
Police on Long Island were searching Wednesday night for a man who allegedly forced a woman to go back to her own house and give him money at gunpoint, and went on to fire shots at her.
Police in Nassau County were investigating Tuesday night, after someone spray-painted a swastika on a fence in a Cedarhurst neighborhood.
Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo., was booked into Johnson County jail on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder after the attacks Sunday in Overland Park.
The skimmer was discovered by an ATM repairman last month at the TD Bank on Old Country Road in Plainview. Another skimmer was also found at the outside card entrance.
An armed con artist was on the loose Wednesday night, after terrorizing a 74-year-old woman on Long Island.
The accident, which involved a Coach USA bus and a pick-up truck, occurred on Roslyn Road near Heathcote Drive in Albertson around 9 a.m. Tuesday.
A Hofstra University student was found dead of unknown causes in his dorm room Friday.