Crime Report: Kidnapping Hoax, Fayette Crash Plea

A Freeport man pleaded guilty on Feb. 15 to stealing a Hicksville resident’s vehicle at gunpoint and then intentionally crashing into a police vehicle after officers had trapped him in Fayette Elementary School's parking lot. Click here for more.

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  • A Nassau County jury has convicted former Nassau County Deputy Police Commissioner William Flanagan on two counts of official misconduct and one count of conspiracy in connection with his role in preventing the arrest of a Merrick teenager whose father was a personal friend and financial benefactor of the police. Click here for more on this story.
  • At 7:38 a.m. on Feb. 17, a resident that lives on Julian Lane in Merrick received a call from someone claiming that their brother had been kidnapped. They also tried to intimidate the victim into giving money.

Have questions on this crime report? Email Editor Michael Ganci at Michael.Ganci@patch.com


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