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Friday, March 6, 2015
Crime
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Madeline Singas, Nassau County’s new acting district attorney, stopped by Herald Community Newspapers’ Garden City office last Thursday for a discussion with editors and reporters about the views, goals and strategies she brings to the job. The conversation touched on topics from gun violence to illegal drugs, police practices, public corruption and what Singas sees as the need for “smart prosecution,” from crime-prevention strategies to alternatives to jailing young, non-violent offenders. more
A Nassau County grand jury has indicted Heather DiCostanzo, 47, of Merrick, for allegedly stealing more than $90,000 from the waterproofing company where she worked as comptroller, according to Madeline Singas, the acting Nassau district attorney. more
Dave Denenberg, a longtime Nassau County legislator from Merrick accused by his former law firm of over-billing a corporate client for millions of dollars, pleaded guilty to eight counts of mail fraud Wednesday morning in Central Islip federal court. more
Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, the Merrick Democrat accused by his former law firm of over-billing a corporate client for millions of dollars, was due in federal court on Jan. 21, after press time, to answer eight federal mail fraud charges. more
Just hours after the ball dropped in Times Square, two 21-year-old men left the Sugar Club, a Carle Place nightclub, into the cool New Year’s Day early morning air. They climbed into a gold-colored 2000 GM SUV, mistaking it for a “legitimate taxi service,” according to the Nassau County Police Department. Minutes later, one of them lay in the road, beaten and robbed, police said. more
The lawsuit that ended Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg’s State Senate campaign is over.The Merrick Democrat’s former law firm, Davidoff Hutch & Citron, which sued him in September for allegedly defrauding a corporate client of $2.3 million, filed a ... more
Rick Whelan, chief of the Organized Crime and Rackets Bureau at the Nassau County district attorney’s office, took a brief breather after the news conference. Only minutes earlier, he had stood beside D.A. Kathleen Rice and County Executive Ed Mangano to announce that a team of federal and local... more
On Monday, the Nassau County Police Department released a security-camera image of the man who, they say, robbed a TD Bank at 2260 Merrick Road two weeks earlier in Merrick. more
Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, the Merrick Democrat accused by his former employer of overbilling a large corporate client for millions of dollars, was expected to plead guilty to mail fraud charges in federal court in Central Islip on Dec. 11, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. He didn’t, however. more
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