Naqunne L. Jackson, 29, of Prospect Avenue, was arraigned Sept. 26 at Nassau County First District Court in Hempstead after being charged with second-degree murder.
Homicide detectives arrested Jackson and charged him in connection with the fatal shooting death of 31-year-old William Moody. The victim was found dead along State Street in New Cassel on Sunday afternoon. Since then, police have been tight-lipped about the investigation.
Investigators caught up with Jackson around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. They said he was taken into custody without incident.
Prosecutors said Jackson has a lengthy history with the criminal justice system, including nine prior arrests and a parole violation. Newsday reported that there was a heavy law enforcement presence at Jackson’s arraignment after court officials received a tip that there might be a confrontation. No incidents were reported.
As he was led from Nassau Police headquarters, Jackson would not answer questions and only shouted expletives at reporters.
Court records show he was ordered held without bail during the Thursday arraignment. He is due back in court on Sept. 30.