Suffolk County Police Officer Arrested for Menacing During Off-Duty Incident
Suffolk County Police today arrested and charged a Suffolk County police officer with menacing for an off-duty incident that occurred on November 5, 2017.
Gregory Hanrahan, 32, became involved in an interaction with three females during which he pointed a handgun in their direction on West Main Street in Patchogue on November 5, 2017 at 1:44 a.m.
Hanrahan, a two-year member of the Department assigned to the Seventh Precinct, was immediately suspended without pay and his handguns were seized. In addition to the criminal charges, a Department internal investigation is underway.
Hanrahan was charged with three counts of Menacing 2nd Degree. He is scheduled to be arraigned in First District Court in Central Islip later today.
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