Detectives: Lakeview man refused to leave hospital, threatened guard with Taser

A Lakeview man was arrested for allegedly refusing to leave Nassau University Medical Center.

News 12 Staff

Mar 22, 2020, 9:17 PM

Updated 1,581 days ago

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A Lakeview man was arrested for allegedly refusing to leave Nassau University Medical Center.
Detectives say Paul Simmons, 58, threatened a security guard with a Taser when asked to leave.
Only patients are currently allowed at NUMC due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Simmons was charged with menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.
 


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