2nd judge recuses himself in Nassau police corruption case

A second judge has recused himself in the case against three former Nassau County police commanders.Retired Deputy Commissioner William Flanaga and retired officers John Hunter

MINEOLA - A second judge has recused himself in the case against three former Nassau County police commanders.Retired Deputy Commissioner William Flanaga and retired officers John Hunter and Alan Sharpe were in court today. They're accused of conspiring to stop the arrest of a police benefactor's son.Judge George Peck refused to explain why he excused himself from the case. It will now be sent back to the county's administrative judge for a third reassignment. The case is due back in court Aug. 17.

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