DA Says Deputy Chief Bribed His Way Into High-Level Police Department JobTwo Village of Hempstead officials have been indicted by a grand jury on bribery charges after prosecutors say the deputy chief of police bribed the trustee in order to win his promotion within the department.
Hempstead Village Trustee Charged With Bribery, Larceny, Conspiracy, Bank Fraud And MoreA former Hempstead Village deputy mayor and current trustee has been indicted on multiple felony charges following an investigation earlier this year.
Hempstead Trustee Accused Of Shaking Down Village Business OwnersHe's served as a respected deputy mayor and is currently village trustee, but Perry Pettus stands charged in a scandalous extortion and bribery scheme.
Massive Fire Leaves Dozens Homeless In HempsteadFirefighters are battling a large blaze in Hempstead Village. It started in an oven and spread into the apartments above, according to police.