Nassau County Police
Two schools were briefly placed on lockdown in Hicksville, Long Island Monday afternoon, after police found and apprehended a man walking outside with a gun to his own head.
The arrests were made on Thanksgiving night during a raid by Nassau County police at the Lavish Creations store in Wantagh.
A woman and her grown son were arrested this week, after they allegedly sold heroin to an undercover law enforcement agent in Long Beach, Long Island.
A 65-year-old woman managed to chase down a purse snatcher and get her bag back over the weekend in Massapequa, police said.
Nassau County police said Curtis Patterson, of Rosedale, Queens, was spotted inside the Martin De Porres School in Elmont on surveillance camera by an employee at around 3:50 a.m. Sunday.
The crash happened around 5:15 p.m. on Eagle Avenue in West Hempstead.
Lawyer Calls For Probe In Nassau Co. Arrest, Alleged Beating Of Salvadoran National; Alleges Racial Targeting
There’s a call for the Justice Department to investigate the actions of Nassau County police in the recent arrest and beating of a Salvadoran national.
The victim was walking from the Cedarhurst Train Station when the suspects came up to her, punched her in the head and then took off with her pocketbook, police said.
The victims — identified as 22-year-old Jackeline Reyes, of Bellmore and 23-year-old Eduardo Zapata, of Westbury — were pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives said a 19-year-old woman was in her bedroom at her home on Newport Road in Uniondale Saturday at around 4:50 a.m. when a man entered and made a sexual advance toward her.
According to police, a 34-year-old woman answered the door to her home on Beach Street in Farmingdale expecting trick-or-treaters, but instead, she was ambushed by a group of men who forced their way into the house.
Police Tuesday evening were investigating two deaths in Farmingdale, in a probe that shut down the Ronkonkoma Branch of the Long Island Rail Road.
Nassau County police are investigating whether the same people are responsible for two driveway stickups Wednesday night.
Nassau County Police said several residents have received phone calls from persons claiming to be from the IRS who say they or a family member owe money for unpaid taxes.
The search continues for a woman who keyed a Mercedes-Benz in a Massapequa, Long Island parking lot – causing $4,000 in damage.