In March, Zachary Parker, 20, admitted to stealing equipment from his old high school. His case became big news because three high ranking Nassau County police authorities were accused of trying to cover up the crime.
It was broadcast across the country — high-ranking Nassau County police officers accused in a cover-up, a conspiracy to block theft charges against a wealthy benefactor’s son.
Zachary Parker, 20, has admitted to stealing $10,000 worth of equipment from a Long Island high school. Taxpayers also learned that the veteran officers involved in the investigation will collect their severance pay even if convicted.
A day after three former high ranking Nassau County police members were charged with covering up a crime, the young man in the middle of the probe was in court.
Sources said William Flanagan, who is the second deputy commissioner of police, John Hunter, the deputy chief of patrol and Alan Sharpe, a recently retired deputy commander will faces charges related to a 2009 burglary incident.