According to police, the two suspects—a man and a woman—grew angry after they were denied “slushies” because the gas station wasn’t able to make the frozen beverages at that time. They became more enraged when a store clerk denied their use of an electronic food stamps card to purchase several other unidentified items.
A line of thunderstorms had roared across the water just before the man became separated from his board, police said.
"For how long will ethnic minorities walk on eggshells? That is not right. It's counterproductive to everything, every belief that we as Americans have."
Demetrius Blackwell was indicted for murder, attempted murder and a slew of other charges.
Only 39 percent of people polled said they have a "great deal" of confidence in police officers locally to do a good job.
“District Attorney Rice today brought a troubling matter to my attention regarding questionable influence within the Nassau County Police Department.”