Off-duty Long Island cop cuffed after pointing gun at three women

Off-duty Long Island cop cuffed after pointing gun at three women

According to Suffolk County police, 32-year-old Gregory Hanrahan became involved in an interaction with three females during which he pointed a handgun in their direction on West Main Street in Patchogue on November 5 at 1:44 a.m. Prosecutors say he "made rude remarks" to the women before pulling a gun from his waistband and waving it in the air.

Gregory Hanrahan, a 2-year veteran of the force, pleaded not guilty to three counts of menacing at his arraignment Tuesday.

Hanrahan's wife and attorney also refused to comment after the arraignment.

A Suffolk County police officer was arrested Tuesday morning, charged with menacing after he pointed a handgun at three women in Patchogue early November 5, police said.

It was not immediately clear if the handgun allegedly used in the altercation was police-issued.

Police officials say the incident allegedly happened November 5 at about 1:45 a.m. on West Main Street in Patchogue.

Prosecutors say the women ran for help and then filed charges. One said she was terrified for her life.

An off-duty Long Island police officer threatened three women with a gun, official said.