Civil rights attorney: Former Nassau Police Officer Anthony DiLeonardo should be charged with a crime

DiLeonardo admitted to Suffolk investigators that he drank

DiLeonardo admitted to Suffolk investigators that he drank before shooting unarmed cabbie Thomas Moroughan in Huntington in 2011. (May 7, 2014 5:43 PM)

A civil rights attorney says that the U.S. Justice Department should step in to investigate the events that led to the firing of a Nassau police officer earlier this week.

As News 12 Long Island has reported, former Nassau Police Officer Anothny DiLeonardo shot cab driver Thomas Moroughan in 2011. An internal affairs probe found the shooting was unjustified, but the Suffolk County District...

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