A Glen Cove man has been accused of pushing a New York State Trooper who was arresting the suspect for an alleged hit-and-run crash on the Northern State Parkway on Wednesday evening.

Shawn Bellamy was driving a BMW when his vehicle struck a GMC near New Hyde Park Road and fled the shortly after 6 p.m., police said.

Troopers tracked Bellamy to a residence on Byrd Street in Glen Cove, where he “became combative and pushed the trooper before being taken into custody,” police said.

Bellamy was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, driving without a license, leaving the scene of an accident and other traffic violations.

He will be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead.


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Timothy Bolger is the Managing Editor for the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.