Accused cop gets community service

Handout photo of Nassau County Police officer Thomas

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Handout photo of Nassau County Police officer Thomas Welsh. (Credit: NCPD)

The wife of the decorated Nassau County cop charged with shoplifting $40 worth of baby food blames his crime on his prescription drugs, she said Thursday after a judge agreed to dismiss and seal the criminal case provided he does community service and stays out of trouble.

Samantha Welsh says her husband, Thomas, had surgery stemming from an on-the-job injury. She said he had been taking...

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