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Retired NYPD Officer Arrested for George Martin's Shooting

Michael Oliver was arrested on Monday for firing two rounds from a handgun in the restaurant.

A retired New York City Police Department detective was arrested last week in connection with at George Martin's on Park Avenue on Feb. 7, police said.

According to RVC Police Commissioner Charles Gennario, Michael Oliver, a Rockville Centre resident, turned himself into Nassau County Detectives last week. Oliver was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, a Class D felony, and was arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Monday.

Local police said Oliver fired two rounds from a handgun into a wall near the bar in George Martin Restaurant at around 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 7. No one was hurt, but the bar wall was damaged.

Murray Thicope April 11, 2011 at 09:42 AM
Rockville Centre is getting so bad with parking Nazi's maybe he didn't want to get life for over time parking and used the diversion to help him escape!!
J R April 12, 2011 at 02:38 PM
It's that new "parking meter system", in Rockville Centre, that can drive 'a man' to 'drink'.
Murray Thicope April 12, 2011 at 03:08 PM
Apparently he didn't know the meters were changed in the middle of the night to 25 minutes for 5 sheckles instead of the usual 30 minutes in all other civilized villages, so who knew the village was out to trick us out of our hard earned money??
Murray Thicope April 13, 2011 at 05:14 PM
Maybe he should branch out to the red light cameras that are being installed on every corner in every town and village in every corner of the world, amazing that the government can get you going through a red light when they are asleep (Cause they make $55 a shot, no pun intended) but they can't find a person who is over 6'6 and has a failing kidney and needs constant medical attention and lives in a cave someplace) makes you thing what is important to them, catching someone who goes through a red light or doesn't stop on a turn for 3 seconds, or somebody who destroyed our economy and murdered over 3,000 people in the USA???
Anthony June 13, 2011 at 07:39 PM
Sorry little late but just read the comments- are you condoning shooting off rounds in a bar due to a parking ticket? Not sure who is worst, you or him

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