Raymond Roth, man who faked drowning at Jones Beach in 2012, faces new charges in Freeport

The Massapequa man who faked his own drowning to collect life insurance money is facing a judge today in connection to another crime. Raymond Roth

Raymond Roth is now being tried on charges of impersonating a police officer, and attempting to kidnap a woman walking down the street in Freeport.

Raymond Roth is now being tried on charges of impersonating a police officer, and attempting to kidnap a woman walking down the street in Freeport. (3/6/14)

FREEPORT - The Massapequa man who faked his own drowning to collect life insurance money is facing a judge today in connection to another crime.

Raymond Roth is now being tried on charges of impersonating a police officer, and attempting to kidnap a woman walking down the street in Freeport.

Roth's lawyer says his client has been on more than a dozen different medications, mostly for bi-polar disorder.

He pleaded guilty to the phony drowning at Jones Beach in 2012.

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