Update: Missing Glen Head Man Found Update: Missing Glen Head Man Found
Update: Missing Glen Head Man Found Update:   A missing man with dementia has been located, police said.  Yves LaRochelle, age 72, had been last seen in Glen Head on the afternoon of Monday, June 17.  Authorities announced on Wednesday, June 19 that the man had been found.  Additional details, including where he was located and his current condition, were not released.  Original Story:  Police are asking for the community’s assistance in locating a vulnerable adult who went missing from Long Island. Yves LaRochelle, age 72, was last seen in Glen Head on Monday, June 17, according to th…
6 Nabbed After Fight Breaks Out Near Hofstra University In Uniondale 6 Nabbed After Fight Breaks Out Near Hofstra University In Uniondale
6 Nabbed After Fight Breaks Out Near Hofstra University A group of men were all arrested after at least two people were stabbed or slashed when a fight broke out near a college. It happened in Uniondale on Wednesday, June 19, according to Nassau County Police. At around 4:20 p.m. that day, an altercation occurred between two men outside of 1000 Hempstead Turnpike, on the outskirts of the Hofstra University campus. The fight soon escalated, with four other men reportedly joining in. One victim was slashed in the back of the thigh and another was cut on their ear before police intervened and arrested the following people: Isaiah Moore, ag…
Trio Steals Credit Cards, More During Manhasset Larcenies: Police Trio Steals Credit Cards, More During Manhasset Larcenies: Police
Trio Steals Credit Cards, More During Manhasset Larcenies: Police Three people allegedly caught stealing from a Long Island Macy’s were arrested after police found that they were behind a string of other thefts. According to Nassau County Police, the incident occurred on Wednesday, June 12 in Manhasset. The trio — 20-year-old Qualiyah Shubrick-Shurley, 31-year-old Scott Clayton, and 20-year-old Samuel Battle — were spotted at the Macy’s located at 1100 Northern Boulevard, where they were allegedly taking merchandise and threatening to harm loss prevention officers. Officers who arrived at the scene arrested Battle, who is from the Bronx, at the store.…
Burglary Spree: Teen Trio Nabbed For Merrick Incidents, Police Say Burglary Spree: Teen Trio Nabbed For Merrick Incidents, Police Say
Burglary Spree: Teen Trio Nabbed For Merrick Incidents A group of teen boys was arrested after police said they stole from the same Long Island business multiple times. The Merrick incident occurred on Sunday, June 16. Just after 10:30 p.m. that day, Nassau County Police responded to Merrick Bicycles, located at 1829 Merrick Avenue, for a reported burglary. When they arrived, authorities reportedly found and arrested three teens — ages 13, 14, and 17 — at the scene. The 13- and 17-year-old were allegedly discovered to be behind two additional burglaries, also at Merrick Bicycles, on May 24 and June 8. All three of the teens are charged…
New Update: Long Island 22-Year-Old Who Posed As Female Dance Instructor Nabbed For Child Porn New Update: Long Island 22-Year-Old Who Posed As Female Dance Instructor Nabbed For Child Porn
New Update: Long Island 22-Year-Old Who Posed As Female Dance Instructor Nabbed For Child Porn Reports from out of state have resulted in child pornography charges for a Long Island man who allegedly created a fake online profile. Following tips from the Fort Worth Police Department in Texas, Suffolk County Police Digital Forensics Unit detectives arrested the Lindenhurst resident for sexually explicit conversations he had with two 10-year-old girls from Texas on social media and through text messages.  The girls notified Fort Worth Police of her interactions with Taner Ocal, age 22, in May and June 2024, Suffolk County Police said. During the investigation, it was determi…
Nassau County Training Armed Residents To Be 'Special Deputy Sheriffs' Nassau County Training Armed Residents To Be 'Special Deputy Sheriffs'
Nassau County Training Armed Residents To Be 'Special Deputy Sheriffs' A New York county is training armed residents who could be deputized during emergencies and natural disasters. With the state's second-largest police force of 2,600 sworn officers, Nassau County posted a notice in March in local newspapers and other news outlets for a team of provisional emergency special deputy sheriffs "for the protection of human life and property during an emergency," said County Executive Bruce Blakeman in coordination with Nassau County Sheriff Anthony LaRocco. In the advertisement, Blakeman said the "special deputies" will have no police powers unless …
Police Seize 1,500 Fireworks from Long Island Shipping Warehouse Police Seize 1,500 Fireworks from Long Island Shipping Warehouse
Police Seize 1,500 Fireworks from Long Island Shipping Warehouse Police on Long Island seized more than 1,500 fireworks from a shipping facility on Long Island. The incident occurred in Bay Shore on Monday, June 17. Suffolk County Police said the Third Precinct received a tip regarding the fireworks. Crime Section officers responded to the warehouse, the location of which is not being released due to an ongoing investigation, and found a shipment of illegal fireworks to be shipped to a business in Suffolk County later, the department said. On scene, officers seized a pallet containing 13 boxes of fireworks. The boxes held 1,500 fireworks with…
New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons
New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons Singer Justin Timberlake has been released without bail after being held overnight on Long Island for alleged drunk driving charges. Clear here for a new, updated story - Mug Shot Released From Justin Timberlake's Overnight Stay In Hamptons Jail For DWI Charge Timberlake, age 43, of Franklin, Tennessee, was arrested around 12:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, after he was stopped driving a 2025 BMW southbound on Madison Avenue, according to the Sag Harbor Village Police. Police said Timberlake failed to stop at a stop sign and for "failing to maintain his lane of travel." An investigation dete…
2 Women Nabbed For Punching, Slapping Franklin Square Burglary Victim, Police Say 2 Women Nabbed For Punching, Slapping Franklin Square Burglary Victim, Police Say
2 Women Nabbed For Punching, Slapping Franklin Square Burglary Victim, Police Say Police arrested a pair who allegedly were responsible for injuring a woman during a burglary. The Franklin Square incident occurred on Sunday, June 16, Nassau County Police said. At approximately 1:10 a.m., a woman noticed someone pointing a flashlight through the basement window of her Park Lane home. She then heard aggressive knocking on her door before the two alleged burglars — Ashley Dunn and Kelly Walsh, both age 27 — broke in and began beating the victim. Police said the pair grabbed their 30-year-old victim by the hair and began to punch and slap her, causing her head, neck, an…
Man Dies After Being Pulled Unresponsive From Long Island Home Man Dies After Being Pulled Unresponsive From Long Island Home
Man Dies After Being Pulled Unresponsive From Long Island Home A person has died after being pulled unresponsive from a pool at a Long Island home. Suffolk County Police Third Precinct officers responded to a 911 call after the man was found at around 6 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at a home in West Islip on Graywood Court. The victim, Akinola Johnson, age 45, a resident of the home, was found by a family member and pulled out of the water. The family started CPR until first responders arrived on the scene. Johnson was transported via ambulance to Good Samaritan University Hospital in West Islip, where he died a short time later. Anyone…
29-Year-Old Accused Of Exposing Himself To Girl Near Her East Meadow Residence 29-Year-Old Accused Of Exposing Himself To Girl Near Her East Meadow Residence
29-Year-Old Accused Of Exposing Himself To Girl In East Mead A suspect has been apprehended after a public lewdness incident on Long Island. Nassau County Police said that at around 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, a 9-year-old girl was in front of her East Meadow residence when a white work van with an orange ladder on top parked across the street. The man driving the van motioned for the girl to come over to the vehicle.  The girl approached, and the man proceeded to expose himself, said police. The girl returned to her house and advised her father of the incident. On Saturday, June 15, police announced the arrest of a suspect in the case: 29-yea…
Man Electrocuted, Second Injured At Bellmore Ice Skating Rink Man Electrocuted, Second Injured At Bellmore Ice Skating Rink
Man Electrocuted, Another Injured At Bellmore Ice Rink A man was electrocuted while working at an ice rink on Long Island in an incident that required him to be airlifted and left a second person injured. The Bellmore incident occurred on Friday, June 14, Nassau County Police said. At about 11:30 a.m., a 62-year-old man was working in the electrical service room of 2600 Newbridge Road, the site of the Newbridge Arena. While he was working, he got electrocuted, causing burns on his arms and stomach. A second man, age 39, attempted to help him, however, he suffered burns to his arm while doing so. The 62-year-old was airlifted to a nearb…
Woman Beats Teen With Brass Knuckles, Knife During Uniondale Fight, Police Say Woman Beats Teen With Brass Knuckles, Knife During Uniondale Fight, Police Say
Woman Beats Teen With Brass Knuckles, Knife During Uniondale Fight, Police Say A 30-year-old woman was arrested after a verbal fight turned physical and she allegedly assaulted a teen girl. It happened in Uniondale on Wednesday, June 12. According to Nassau County police, Armanda Valles got into an argument with a 19-year-old girl just before 7:30 p.m. in front of her Hawthorne Avenue residence. Valles allegedly hit the teen in the legs with brass knuckles. As the victim tried to run away, Valles then took out a knife and slashed the teenager in the leg, just below the knee, police said. The teen ran away and was taken to a local hospital, where she is current…
Man Exposes Genitals To 9-Year-Old In East Meadow, Police Say Man Exposes Genitals To 9-Year-Old In East Meadow, Police Say
Man Exposes Genitals To 9-Year-Old In East Meadow: Police Police are searching for a man who lured a little girl over to him before exposing himself. Click here for a new, updated story: 29-Year-Old Accused Of Exposing Himself To Girl Near Her East Meadow Residence The East Meadow incident occurred on Wednesday, June 12, according to Nassau County Police. Just before 8 p.m. that evening, a 9-year-old girl was standing outside of her Falcon Street home when a white van parked across the street. The man motioned for the girl to come over. When she did, the adult exposed himself, and she ran away, telling her father about the interaction. Pol…
2 Women Charged After Raid At Long Island Massage Parlor 2 Women Charged After Raid At Long Island Massage Parlor
2 Women Charged After Raid At Long Island Massage Parlor Two women are facing charges after a raid at a Long Island massage parlor. In response to numerous community complaints, authorities conducted an investigation into Jixiang Spa in Selden, located at 721 Middle Country Road, on Wednesday afternoon, June 12. Two employees, Queens residents Jiangnan Tong, age 46, and Wenjing Guo, age 39, both of Flushing, were each charged with unauthorized practice of a profession, a Class E felony. Tong and Guo were issued field appearance tickets and are scheduled to appear at First District Court in Central Islip later. The operation was conducted by: …
Resident Dies After Blaze Breaks Out At Baldwin Home Resident Dies After Blaze Breaks Out At Baldwin Home
Fatal Fire: Resident Dies After Baldwin Blaze One person died after a fire broke out at a Long Island home. Nassau County Police say detectives were conducting an investigation in Baldwin on Talmadge Drive when they saw smoke emanating from a residence at about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 11. The detectives entered the home to search for any occupants until they were driven back by heavy smoke, heat, and flames.  Officers from the Emergency Services Unit (ESU) and Baldwin Fire Department members were able to make entry later inside and located an adult man with extensive burns.  He was removed and transported to a nearby hospit…
Duo Nabbed In Broad Daylight Robbery At Long Island Park, Police Say Duo Nabbed In Broad Daylight Robbery At Long Island Park, Police Say
Duo Nabbed In Broad Daylight Robbery At Long Island Park, Police Say Two men are behind bars after allegedly robbing a man in broad daylight in a Long Island park. The incident happened at around 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, in Riverside, at the Riverside Maritime Trail Park near Flanders Road and Vail Avenue. Southampton Town Police said a Riverside resident was walking in the park when two men approached, grabbed him from behind, and pulled him to the ground. The duo then stole cash from his pockets before fleeing. The victim was not injured. A Southampton Village K-9 officer located the two suspects a short time later in a nearby wooded area. The pair…
Woman Injures Officer After Refusing To Leave UBS Arena In Elmont: Police Woman Injures Officer After Refusing To Leave UBS Arena In Elmont: Police
Woman Injures Cop After Refusing To Leave UBS Arena: Police A Westchester County woman was arrested on Long Island after she refused to leave UBS Arena, injuring an officer in the process. The Nassau County incident took place in Elmont on Tuesday, June 11. At about 11:50 p.m., police arrived at UBS Arena, located at 2400 Hempstead Turnpike. Nancy Zhingri, a 31-year-old from Ossining, was reportedly refusing to leave the sports and concert venue, despite multiple lawful commands. As she was being placed under arrest, Zhingri allegedly injured an officer. Both the Zhingri and the officer were taken to local hospitals. She is charged with ass…
Teen Gets Trapped Under Car Following Hicksville Crash: Police Teen Gets Trapped Under Car Following Hicksville Crash: Police
Teen Gets Trapped Under Car Following Hicksville Crash: Police Police have reminded drivers not to use off-road motorcycles on public roadways after a teen crashed on Long Island, hitting one car and getting him stuck underneath another. The crash happened on Tuesday, June 11 in Hicksville, according to Nassau County Police. At about 4:30 p.m. that evening, a 15-year-old teen boy was driving an off-road motorcycle south on Jerusalem Avenue. As he neared Spindle Road, he hit a 2009 Honda. During the crash, he became stuck under a 2011 Nissan also at the scene. Responding officers were able to remove the teen from under the car. He was taken to a l…
Freeport Man Drives Drunk With 3-Year-Old Son, Police Say Freeport Man Drives Drunk With 3-Year-Old Son, Police Say
Freeport Man Drives Drunk With 3-Year-Old Son, Police Say A man has been arrested on a charge of driving drunk when he got into a minor crash with a 3-year-old in his car, police said. It happened on Saturday, June 8 in Roosevelt, according to Nassau County Police. At about 9:50 p.m. that evening, 32-year-old Abidan Sorto-Benitez was driving his 2004 Honda Civic near the intersection of Branch Place and Conlon Road when he hit a curb, which rendered his car inoperable. Officers who arrived at the scene reported that Sorto-Benitez had glassy eyes and had breath that smelled of alcohol. He failed a sobriety test and was placed under arrest. So…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Burglarizing 2 Long Island Businesses Know Him? Man Wanted For Burglarizing 2 Long Island Businesses
Know Him? Man Wanted For Burglarizing 2 Long Island Businesses Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a man who burglarized two businesses last month. The incidents occurred in Lindenhurst on Thursday, May 2, at the Paris 1 Nail Salon and Vicky’s Casa del Sabor on Wellwood Avenue. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives said the man forcibly entered Paris 1 Nail Salon through the rear door and stole $1,000 from the business.  A short time later, police said the same man entered Vicky’s Casa del Sabor through the rear door and stole approximately $4,000 from …
Place Your Bid: Trucks, SUVs Among Vehicles Up For Grabs At Long Island Police Impound Auction Place Your Bid: Trucks, SUVs Among Vehicles Up For Grabs At Long Island Police Impound Auction
Place Your Bid: Trucks, SUVs Among Vehicles Up For Grabs At Long Island Police Impound Auction If you’re in the market for a new whip, this auction is for you. The Suffolk County Police Department will hold its next property auction on Saturday, June 15 – and this time impounded vehicles will take center stage. More than 80 vehicles will be auctioned off, including sedans, SUVs, and pickup trucks. All vehicles will start with a minimum bid of $500 and are sold as-is. The auction is scheduled for 9 a.m. and will be held rain or shine at the department’s impound lot, located in Westhampton at 100 Old Country Road. A preview of vehicles will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday,…
Human Remains Found At Woodbury Construction Site Human Remains Found At Woodbury Construction Site
Human Remains Found At Woodbury Construction Site An investigation is underway after human remains were discovered on Long Island. Officers received a 911 call for possible human remains at a construction site in Woodbury located on Fairhaven Boulevard at about 4 p.m. Monday, June 10, Nassau County Police said. Upon arrival, the officers noticed skeletal remains while digging into the ground.  The Medical Examiner responded, and the remains were removed from the scene and brought to the ME’s office for further examination. The investigation is ongoing. Detectives request anyone with information on the incident contact Nassau C…
Fatal Overnight Hit-Run Crash: 22-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On Long Island Roadway Fatal Overnight Hit-Run Crash: 22-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On Long Island Roadway
Fatal Overnight Hit-Run Crash: 22-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On Long Island Roadway One person was killed in an overnight hit-and-run Long Island crash. The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday, June 10, in  Patchogue. According to Suffolk County Police, the victim was operating a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle and traveling eastbound on Main Street when a westbound car turned left in front of the motorcycle onto Rider Avenue, causing the collision. The vehicle, described as an older, dark-colored sedan, fled southbound on Rider Avenue. The operator of the Suzuki, Christopher Hlavaty, age 22, of East Patchogue, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital…
Alleged Shooter Arrested Weeks After Manhasset Incident Alleged Shooter Arrested Weeks After Manhasset Incident
Alleged Shooter Arrested Weeks After Manhasset Incident Weeks after shots rang out in a quiet Long Island neighborhood, police have made an arrest. Shaunkim Abercrombie, age 34, was nabbed for the Manhasset incident, Nassau County Police announced on Monday, June 10. Original Story: Shooting Incident In Quiet Manhasset Neighborhood Under Investigation His arrest comes one month after the Friday, May 10 shooting. At about 6:40 p.m. that evening, officers responded to Pond Hill Road on a report of shots fired. There, they found a dispensed shell casing on the ground. Shortly after, it was determined that the suspect was a man. Aber…
Woman Assaulted In Her Sleep At Levittown Home, Police Say Woman Assaulted In Her Sleep At Levittown Home, Police Say
Woman Assaulted In Her Sleep At Levittown Home, Police Say Police are searching for an alleged burglar who struck a 64-year-old woman in the face as she slept. The incident occurred in Levittown on Sunday, June 9. At about 2:30 a.m., the person broke into the victim’s home and hit her in the face with an unknown object, waking her up, Nassau County Police said. The person then ran from the house in an unknown direction. The woman was taken to a local hospital. No additional information is known about the suspect. Police said the information is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Nassau County Crim…
Man Intercepts, Swipes $79K Gov. Aid Check From Mail in Hicksville: Police Man Intercepts, Swipes $79K Gov. Aid Check From Mail in Hicksville: Police
Man Intercepts, Swipes $79K Gov. Aid Check From Mail in Hicksville: Police A man was arrested after he allegedly managed to intercept a nearly $80,000 check mailed from the US Treasury Department to a woman in Virginia. Justin Meneses, age 25, was arrested on Wednesday, June 5, according to Nassau County Police. Nearly three months before in Hicksville, on March 29, Meneses allegedly intercepted a check that was sent from the government’s Hardship Loan Program to a 57-year-old woman in the state of Virginia. Meneses, who is from Hauppauge, altered and deposited the $79,876.52 check into his personal account, police said. He was arrested following an investiga…
1 Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Hit-Run Long Island Crash 1 Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Hit-Run Long Island Crash
1 Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Hit-Run Long Island Crash One person was killed and another seriously injured in an overnight hit-and-run crash on Long Island. Click here for a new, updated story - Fatal Hit-Run Medford Crash: Suspect Nabbed, Victim ID'd It happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday, June 8, in Medford. A tractor-trailer was traveling northwest on Horseblock Road and attempting to make a left turn onto Express Drive North when it was struck by a 2008 BMW, Suffolk County Police said.  The driver of the BMW fled on foot. One passenger in the BMW was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Of…
45-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Old Brookville Crash 45-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Old Brookville Crash
45-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Old Brookville Crash Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle Long Island crash. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For 45-Year-Old From Wantagh Killed In 2-Vehicle Old Brookville Crash It happened around 3 p.m. Friday, June 7, in Old Brookville. A 45-year-old man operating a 2002 Suzuki motorcycle traveling westbound, was involved in the collision with a 65-year-old man operating a 2022 GMC pickup truck traveling eastbound on Northern Boulevard near Hickory Road. As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by a Nassau …
16-Year-Old In Critical Condition Following Freeport Crash 16-Year-Old In Critical Condition Following Freeport Crash
16-Year-Old In Critical Condition Following Freeport Crash A teen girl was seriously injured after she was hit by a SUV in a Long Island intersection. It happened on Thursday, June 6 in Bethpage, Nassau County Police said. Shortly before 4 p.m. that evening, a 16-year-old girl was at the intersection of Stewart Avenue and Burkhardt Avenue when a 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe struck her as it was driving north on Stewart Avenue. The teen suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital, where authorities said she is currently in critical but stable condition. The driver, a 40-year-old woman, remained at the scene. No additional injuries were …
Long Island Postal Employee Charged With Stealing Thousands Worth Of Checks From Mail Long Island Postal Employee Charged With Stealing Thousands Worth Of Checks From Mail
Long Island Postal Employee Charged With Stealing Thousands Worth Of Checks From Mail A 42-year-old postal employee is being accused of stealing thousands of dollars in checks from a Long Island mail facility. Dendrick Emery, age 42, from Brooklyn, was charged on Wednesday, June 5, with grand larceny and other crimes.  He allegedly stole checks from the mail stream and then deposited them into his bank account remotely during his work shifts at a Suffolk County branch of the US Postal Service.  “The reliability of the mail service is an important part of our quality of life, and I am dedicated to doing my part to protect it,” Suffolk County District Atto…