Howard Kaminowitz, 67, of East Meadow, was charged with selling...

Howard Kaminowitz, 67, of East Meadow, was charged with selling police badges and related items at a flea market in Bellmore, Nassau County police said Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Credit: NCPD

An East Meadow man peddling police-related merchandise at a flea market has been charged with criminal sale of a police uniform, Nassau County police said Monday.

Officers went to the Bellmore Flea Market on Pettit Avenue on Sunday afternoon in response to a complaint that a man was selling police badges, police said.

The officers found a table with numerous replicas of police badges from a number of police agencies, police patches, and ambulance worker uniforms from various fire departments, police said.

Howard Kaminowitz, 67, of Cadillac Drive, was given a misdemeanor summons to appear Sept. 25 in First District Court in Hempstead to face the charge of criminal sale of a police uniform, police said.

The charge includes the sale of badges, insignias or other items that would identify the wearer as a police officer.

Kaminowitz did not immediately respond to a message left at a telephone number listed in his name.

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