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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Newsday
Islip's Conservative Party leader, entangled in the town's dumping scandal, has a gambling conviction that prevented him from being hired at the county sheriff's department, but not from getting a six-figure position at the Suffolk Board of Elections. And in January 2013, Michael Torres concealed this conviction when he applied for and got an Islip Town post that nets him another $8,000 a... Islip's Conservative Party leader, entangled in the town's dumping scandal, has a gambling conviction that prevented him from being hired at the county sheriff's department, but not from getting a six-figure position at the Suffolk Board of Elections. Comment?
Sunday | via Newsday
Amid the laughter and the camaraderie shared among the thick-shouldered former soldiers and the diminutive woman who gathered Sunday at a hotel in Hauppauge, one could imagine Sgt. Michael Esposito was there with his mother and his guys. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Newsday
A Brentwood man admitted that, during a botched attempt to rob a Bohemia marijuana dealer, he shot to death the would be victim's father who had tried to break up the stickup, officials said Thursday. Rhamaad Spann, 31, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Central Islip to a charge of using a firearm to kill a person while committing a robbery. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via Reuters
A New York man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempting to join the militant group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, considered to be one of the most active wings of the network, prosecutors said. Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, was arrested last October at his Long Island home in a joint investigation by local and federal authorities, several months after attempting to traveling to Yemen. Comment?
Sunday Aug 31 | via Newsday
Suffolk County police say a pregnant woman was found shot outside her Bay Shore residence and was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Comment?
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