An interview with James D. Murtha was published in Newsday on April 6, 2014 regarding the successful lawsuits he filed against the Nassau County police commissioner for routinely taking longer than 18 months to issue pistol licenses in violation of New York state law.
For previous case details, see this post. Here’s a quick update on the case. Settlement negotiations have stalled, even though the defendants (County of Nassau, Police Officer Faltings, et al) have offered six figures to settle. Yes, that’s right. Nassau County is essentially admitting it was at fault for the botched gun store raid, […]
12/8/11 EDIT: Here’s a recent update on the case. Nassau County raided four Gun Shops in a $80,000 tax-payer funded sting operation on Wednesday. The owners and employees were arrested and charged with selling illegal “assault weapons” to undercover Nassau County investigators. All of the owners insist that they were following the law. Martin Tretola, […]