Detective testifies he was ordered to scuttle arrest
Police Det. Bruce Coffey said that when he visited John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore four years ago, his orders were to get the principal to sign a paper saying she didn't want to prosecute the son of a police benefactor who had stolen electronic equipment from the school.
But when he got there, he didn't have the heart to press her, he told a Nassau jury on Friday.
"She was very...