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Suspect On Run After Armed Robbery At Dunkin' Donuts In East Meadow Suspect On Run After Armed Robbery At Dunkin' Donuts In East Meadow
Suspect On Run After Armed Robbery At Dunkin' Donuts In East Meadow A suspect is on the loose after an armed robbery at a Long Island Dunkin' Donuts. Ut happened around 8 p.m. Sunday, May 26 in East Meadow. After entering the store located at 329 Merrick Ave., the suspect approached a male store employee and displayed a handgun while demanding cash, Nassau County Police said.   The victim complied and the suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money. There were two employees and no customers present inside the location at the time of the robbery.  No injuries were reported. The suspect is described…
Assault Arrest: Teen Throws TV At New Cassel Man, Police Say Assault Arrest: Teen Throws TV At New Cassel Man, Police Say
Assault Arrest: Teen Throws TV At New Cassel Man, Police Say A young teen boy has been arrested on a charge of assault after authorities say he chucked a television at a man during a heated argument. The incident occurred on Sunday, May 19 in New Cassel, according to Nassau County Police. Just before 7 p.m. that day, a 15-year-old teenager and a 56-year-old man got into a verbal altercation at their home. When officers arrived at the scene, the argument escalated, culminating in the teen reportedly throwing a television at the man. During the intervention, one officer sustained a substantial injury to his hand. He was taken to a local hospital …
Teen Suspect Nabbed After Armed Robbery At Mobil Station In Hicksville Teen Suspect Nabbed After Armed Robbery At Mobil Station In Hicksville
Teen Suspect Nabbed After Armed Robbery At Mobil Station In Hicksville A teenage suspect has been apprehended after an armed robbery at a Long Island gas station. The suspect walked into the Mobil located in Hicksville at 285 North Broadway at about 3:40and approached the 56-year-old male cashier, Nassau County Police said. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money.  The victim, fearing for his life, complied and gave the subject approximately $900.  The subject then fled the gas station on foot.  Officers located the teen a short time later on Bay Avenue and as officers were attempting to place 18-year-old Angel Echeverria…
47-Year-Old Critically Injured In 3-Vehicle Crash Involving Amazon Van In Roslyn 47-Year-Old Critically Injured In 3-Vehicle Crash Involving Amazon Van In Roslyn
47-Year-Old Critically Injured In 3-Vehicle Crash Involving Amazon Van In Roslyn One person suffered critical injuries in a three-vehicle crash involving an Amazon vehicle on a busy Long Island roadway. It happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 24 in Roslyn. Two men, both age 47, were operating a black Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a blue Yamaha motorcycle when they collided with an Amazon van operated by a woman in front of 1600 Northern Boulevard. Upon arrival, officers observed the operator of the Harley-Davidson bleeding heavily from a severe injury to his arm and leg, according to Nassau County Police.  Officers applied two tourniquets at the scene to cont…
Alleged CVS Thief Nabbed Following Glen Cove Crash Alleged CVS Thief Nabbed Following Glen Cove Crash
Alleged CVS Thief Nabbed Following Glen Cove Crash A Long Island man has been arrested after police said he stole cash from a CVS, fled from a traffic stop, and eventually crashed into an overpass. The Glen Cove incident occurred just after 1 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21. According to Nassau County Police, 20-year-old Xavier Diaz walked into the CVS located at 201 Glen Street, where he allegedly demanded the employees to open two cash registers. He reached over the counter, took cash, and fled the scene in a 2015 Chrysler. Officers later found the car and stopped him on Glen Cove Road near the intersection of Northern Boulevard. However, p…
Know Anything? Mail Thieves At Large In Manhasset, Police Say Know Anything? Mail Thieves At Large In Manhasset, Police Say
Know Anything? Mail Thieves At Large In Manhasset, Police Say Police are asking for the community’s assistance in locating two people who they say stole mail from a Long Island post office. It happened on Monday, May 13 in Manhasset, Nassau County Police said. Just after 4:30 a.m. that day at the US Postal Service building, located at 28 Maple Place, a man walked up and began taking mail out of the post office’s mailbox. Once he was done, authorities said he got into a gray BMW – operated by a second person – and drove off in an unknown direction. The man was described as wearing a mask, gloves, and a black Nike tracksuit. No description is avai…
Man Exposes, Touches Himself At Roosevelt Field Mall, Police Say Man Exposes, Touches Himself At Roosevelt Field Mall, Police Say
Man Exposes, Touches Himself At Roosevelt Field Mall, Police Say A Long Island man has been arrested after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman in a mall food court. It happened in Garden City on Thursday, May 16, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 10 a.m., Irvin Acevedo Ayala, age 27 of Hempstead, was at the Roosevelt Field Mall food court, located at 630 Old Country Road. He allegedly approached a 62-year-old woman, who was also in the food court, and began exposing and touching his genitals. Police located him nearby and he was arrested without incident. Ayala is charged with public lewdness. He pleaded not guilty at his a…
Construction Scam: Man Steals Over $70K From Levittown Homeowner, Police Say Construction Scam: Man Steals Over $70K From Levittown Homeowner, Police Say
Construction Scam: Man Steals Over $70K From Levittown Homeowner, Police Say A man allegedly posed as a construction worker, conning a Long Island homeowner out of tens of thousands. Westchester County resident Martin Ward, age 27 of Yonkers, was arrested on Tuesday, May 14 for the scam, which occurred on Long Island months prior. In March, a Levittown homeowner reached out to Ward after searching Google for someone to fix the cracks in their home’s foundation. The victim, whose identity has not been released, set up an appointment for the next day with Maichel Woods of Empire Foundation and Masonry (authorities allegedly discovered that Ward had been using “Mai…
Violent Carjacking: Men Pull Gun On Woman In Manhasset Parking Lot, Police Say Violent Carjacking: Men Pull Gun On Woman In Manhasset Parking Lot, Police Say
Violent Carjacking: Men Pull Gun On Woman In Manhasset Parking Lot, Police Say One of three men who allegedly robbed a woman on Long Island – pushing her to the ground and pointing a gun at her – has been arrested. Brian Perales, age 22 of Brooklyn, was arrested on Monday, May 13 in connection to the Manhasset crime, which Nassau County Police said occurred in February. Just before 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, a 48-year-old woman was parking her 2024 Mercedez Benz in the parking lot at 981 Northern Boulevard. She was then approached by two men who reportedly grabbed her and pulled her out of the car, pushing her to the ground. One of the robbers threatened…
Shot Spotter Alert Leads To Trio's Freeport Arrest Shot Spotter Alert Leads To Trio's Freeport Arrest
Shot Spotter Alert Leads To Trio's Freeport Arrest Police announced that three people were arrested after they were allegedly seen fleeing from the scene of a shooting. It happened on Sunday, May 12 in Freeport, according to Nassau County Police. Just after 2:30 a.m. that morning, authorities were alerted by Shot Spotter of a shooting that had occurred in the area of Main Street and Leonard Avenue. Shortly after, a nearby officer noticed a grey 2008 Honda CRV with dark-tinted windows racing away from the scene of the shooting. The car, which had three passengers, was pulled over and investigated, according to authorities. The rear p…
Man Rescued After Saving Service Dog In Oyster Bay Man Rescued After Saving Service Dog In Oyster Bay
Man Rescued After Saving Service Dog In Oyster Bay A 34-year-old man was rescued on Long Island after he got stuck while saving his service dog from the same fate. The incident occurred on Sunday, May 12 in Oyster Bay. Nassau County Police reported that a man, 34, was walking his service dog near the water just before 8:30 p.m. when the dog went into the water for a swim. However, during the swim, the pup got stuck underneath a dock and began to struggle. The man contacted his girlfriend about the situation, who was able to use the dog’s GPS collar to locate the pair and contact the police. While authorities were on the way to the sc…
Woman Nabbed In Wrong-Way DWI Incident In Seaford: Police Woman Nabbed In Wrong-Way DWI Incident In Seaford: Police
Woman Nabbed In Wrong-Way DWI Incident In Seaford: Police A Long Island woman has been arrested after police say she was caught drinking and driving on the wrong side of the road. The incident occurred on Friday, May 10 in Seaford, according to Nassau County Police. Just after 9:30 p.m. that day, a Black 2020 Kia SUV was reported spotted driving in the wrong direction on the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway. When police arrived, they pulled over the car, driven by 55-year-old Kelly McKechnie-Goulding, near the southbound Exit 2, for multiple traffic violations. McKechnie-Goulding, who is from Coram, appeared to be drunk and was arrested after sh…
Woman Killed After Being Struck By Car, SUV On Freeport Roadway Woman Killed After Being Struck By Car, SUV On Freeport Roadway
Woman Killed After Being Struck By Car, SUV In Freeport A woman was killed after being struck by both a car and an SUV on a Long Island roadway. It happened just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in Freeport. The victim, a 77-year-old whose identity has not yet been released, was crossing Merrick Road near South Main Street when she was hit by a 2018 Honda Accord traveling eastbound, according to Nassau County Police. The driver of the Accord, a 26-year-old man. stayed at the scene of the accident. Shortly after, a 2020 Dodge Durango traveling southbound on Main Street also struck the pedestrian.  The Durango dr…
Drunk Driver From Old Bethpage Crashes Into 7-Eleven Before Hitting Vehicle: Police Drunk Driver From Old Bethpage Crashes Into 7-Eleven Before Hitting Vehicle: Police
Drunk Driver From Old Bethpage Crashes Into 7-Eleven Before Hitting Vehicle: Police A man has been accused of driving drunk after crashing into a Long Island 7-Eleven, then a car before allegedly threatening responding officers. The Public Information Office reported that the Bureau of Special Operations Officers received a call about a vehicle hitting the window of a 7-Eleven storefront in Farmingdale, 150 Main St., at around 5:15 p.m. Friday, May 10. The vehicle's driver fled the scene, driving a red Toyota 4Runner. The police arrived shortly after the driver had left the scene.  After a short time, the same Toyota 4Runner was involved in a collision with a 2017 Gr…
Shooting Incident In Quiet Manhasset Neighborhood Under Investigation Shooting Incident In Quiet Manhasset Neighborhood Under Investigation
Shooting Incident In Quiet Manhasset Neighborhood Under Investigation Police are investigating a shooting incident in a quiet neighborhood on Long Island.  It happened around 6:40 p.m. Friday, May 10 in Manhasset. Officers who responded to a 911 call for shots fired on Pond Hill Road observed a dispensed shell casing lying on the ground, Nassau County Police said. Further investigation revealed that a male subject wearing unknown clothing was responsible for the shooting.  The male subject then fled on foot in an unknown direction.  No injuries were reported, and the investigation is ongoing. If you have any information on th…
Westbury Man Drives Drunk With 4-Year-Old In Car, Police Say Westbury Man Drives Drunk With 4-Year-Old In Car, Police Say
Westbury Man Drives Drunk With 4-Year-Old In Car, Police Say Police have arrested a man who they say drove drunk with the young boy in the backseat on Long Island. The incident occurred on Friday, May 10 in Westbury, according to Nassau County Police. It was just after midnight when officials pulled over a red 2012 Dodge Ram pickup for multiple traffic violations on Stewart Avenue near the intersection of Grand Boulevard. The driver, Doroteo Morales Rodriguez, age 43 of Westbury, reportedly appeared to be drunk, with slurred speech and watery eyes — all with a 4-year-old boy in the car as well. Morales Rodriguez was arrested and charged with the…
Man Exposes, Touches Himself In Front Of Teens In East Meadow: Police Man Exposes, Touches Himself In Front Of Teens In East Meadow: Police
Man Exposes, Touches Himself In Front Of Teens In East Meadow: Police A man has been arrested on charges of public lewdness and more after he allegedly touched himself in front of a pair of teenage girls on Long Island. It happened on the morning of Thursday, May 9 in East Meadow. According to the Nassau County Police, 34-year-old Ricardo Gray walked up to 16-year-old girls just before 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot at 2080 Hempstead Turnpike. As he approached, Gray, who is homeless, allegedly began exposing and touching his genitals. Officers later found Gray less than a mile away, where he was arrested and charged with: Exposure of a person, two cou…
ID Released For 28-Year-Old From Glen Cove Killed In 2-Vehicle Brookville Crash ID Released For 28-Year-Old From Glen Cove Killed In 2-Vehicle Brookville Crash
ID Released For 28-Year-Old From Glen Cove Killed In 2-Vehicle Brookville Crash The identity has been released of a man who was killed in a two-vehicle crash on a Long Island roadway. The incident happened around 5:10 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in Brookville. According to Nassau County Police, a 28-year-old man was operating a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle northbound on Cedar Swamp Road when he struck a 2000 Hino Dump Truck being operated by a 55-year-old man who was traveling westbound on Hemlock Drive turning onto Cedar Swamp Road.  The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by a Jericho Fire Department Paramedic. He's now been identified as Joffre Sierra-Chalen of…
28-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Brookville Crash 28-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Brookville Crash
28-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Brookville Crash One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on a Long Island roadway. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For 28-Year-Old From Glen Cove Killed In 2-Vehicle Brookville Crash The incident happened around 5:10 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in Brookville. According to Nassau County Police, a 28-year-old man was operating a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle northbound on Cedar Swamp Road when he struck a 2000 Hino Dump Truck being operated by a 55-year-old man who was traveling westbound on Hemlock Drive turning onto Cedar Swamp Road.  The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene …
Man Smashes Victim With Hammer During Seaford Fight: Police Man Smashes Victim With Hammer During Seaford Fight: Police
Man Smashes Victim With Hammer During Seaford Fight: Police A Long Island man was arrested on charges of assault after he allegedly hit an acquaintance with a hammer. The altercation occurred in Seaford on Sunday, May 5. According to Nassau County Police, a physical fight broke out between two acquaintances at a home on Spruce Street. During the fight, police said Mark Moran, age 61 of Massapequa, struck his victim, a 64-year-old man, multiple times in the head, causing the man to suffer deep lacerations to his head and other parts of his body. The victim was taken to a local hospital. His current condition has not been released. Moran was ar…
Designer Theft: 37-Year-Old Nabbed In Garden City Neiman Marcus Incident Designer Theft: 37-Year-Old Nabbed In Garden City Neiman Marcus Incident
Designer Theft: 37-Year-Old Nabbed In Garden City Neiman Marcus Incident A man was arrested after police said he stole multiple items from a Neiman Marcus on Long Island. The Garden City incident occurred on Saturday, May 4, according to Nassau County Police. Just before 5 p.m. that day, 37-year-old Rashonall Dillion of Freeport walked into the Neiman Marcus at the Roosevelt Field Mall, located at 630 Old Country Road. A loss prevention officer for the luxury retailer allegedly saw Dillion take and hide multiple items before attempting to exit the store without paying. He was caught by the employee, brought back into the security office, and was a…
Internationally Wanted Jewel Thief Steals $17K Watch In Manhasset: Police Internationally Wanted Jewel Thief Steals $17K Watch In Manhasset: Police
Internationally Wanted Jewel Thief Steals $17K Watch In Manhasset: Police A Queens man who is wanted across the country and the world for jewelry theft has been arrested on Long Island, police announced. Forty-nine-year-old Yaorong Wan, who lives in Queens, was arrested on Saturday, May 4 for the Manhasset incident, which happened nearly three weeks before, according to Nassau County Police. Wan, on Friday, April 19, is alleged to have walked into London Jewelers, located at 2046 Northern Boulevard. Once inside, police said he distracted the salesperson using a sleight of hand and stole a $17,000 Chopard watch. A search warrant was issued for Wan. When execu…
ID Released For Westbury Man Killed In New Cassel After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles ID Released For Westbury Man Killed In New Cassel After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles
ID Released For Westbury Man Killed In New Cassel After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles The identity has been released of a Long Island man who was killed overnight after being struck by two vehicles, including one that fled the scene. It happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday, May 5 in New Cassel. The man was crossing Prospect Avenue near State Street when he was hit by a 2015 BMW traveling westbound, Nassau County Police said. The driver of the BMW, a 27-year-old man, remained at the scene. After the first collision, a second vehicle hit the pedestrian. The unknown vehicle continued to travel westbound on Prospect Avenue and fled the scene.  The pede…
Hit-Run Crash: Man Killed In New Cassel After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles Hit-Run Crash: Man Killed In New Cassel After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles
Hit-Run Crash: Man Killed In New Cassel After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles A man crossing a Long Island roadway was killed overnight after being struck by two vehicles, including one that fled the scene. Click here for a new, updated story - ID Released For Westbury Man Killed In New Cassel After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles The crash happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday, May 5 in New Cassel. A man was crossing Prospect Avenue near State Street when he was hit by a 2015 BMW traveling westbound, Nassau County Police said. The driver of the BMW, a 27-year-old man, remained at the scene. After the first collision, a second vehicle hit the p…
6 Shot At Residence In Westbury 6 Shot At Residence In Westbury
6 Shot At Westbury Residence An investigation is underway after people were shot at a Long Island residence overnight. It happened on Friday, May 3 at 10:45 p.m. in Westbury. Nassau County Police Third Precinct officers responded to a Pepperidge Road residence after receiving a report of shots fired.  Upon their arrival, it was discovered that six individuals had been shot, but fortunately, their injuries were not life-threatening.  All of the victims were taken to local hospitals and are currently in stable condition.  The investigation is ongoing and police have not yet released info on a suspect or…
Boy Pulls Knife, Robs Victim At School In Uniondale: Police Boy Pulls Knife, Robs Victim At School In Uniondale: Police
Boy Pulls Knife, Robs Victim At School In Uniondale: Police An alleged robbery on a Long Island middle school’s soccer field has led to the arrest of a boy, police said. It happened on Thursday, May 2 in Uniondale, according to Nassau County Police. The juvenile robber — whose name and age have not been released — is alleged to have walked up to a 13-year-old on the soccer field of Turtle Hook Middle School, located at 975 Jerusalem Avenue. He then reportedly pulled a knife on the victim before ripping off the victim’s sweatshirt and running away. Police located the alleged robber a short time later and he was placed under arrest. The juveni…
Pair Nabbed In Card Skimming Scheme In Nassau County, Police Say Pair Nabbed In Card Skimming Scheme In Nassau County, Police Say
Pair Nabbed In Card Skimming Scheme In Nassau County, Police Say A Long Island man and a man from Romania were arrested on charges including scheme to defraud for allegedly using card skimming devices at multiple grocery stores. Nassau County Police arrested Marius Adrian Dobre, age 27, and Paul Mihaita Tudor, age 30, on Thursday, May 2 following an investigation. Authorities said Tudor, who is from Ridgewood, Queens, and Dobre, who is a Romanian national, placed card-skimming devices on credit card terminals at grocery stores across Nassau County. Luckily, the devices were discovered before any information was stolen. Tudor is charged with two cou…
Seen Her? Teen Missing For Weeks From Hempstead Home, Police Say Seen Her? Teen Missing For Weeks From Hempstead Home, Police Say
Seen Her? Teen Missing For Weeks From Hempstead Home, Police Say Police have issued an alert for a missing young girl last seen at her Hempstead home. Amani Mills, age 15, was last spotted leaving her Hempstead home on Tuesday, April 2, according to Nassau County Police. Her disappearance was reported to police weeks later, on Tuesday, April 30. Mills stands at 5-foot-1 and weighs approximately 110 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Further information, including the clothes she was wearing at the time of her disappearance, was not available. Anyone with information regarding Mills’ whereabouts is urged to contact the Nassau County Missing…
Trio Swipes $5K Necklace From Westbury Victim, Police Say Trio Swipes $5K Necklace From Westbury Victim, Police Say
Trio Swipes $5K Necklace From Westbury Victim, Police Say Police are searching for three people who stole a piece of jewelry worth thousands of dollars right from their victim’s body. The Westbury incident occurred on Monday, April 29 at 5 p.m., according to Nassau County Police. A 74-year-old woman was walking on Salisbury Park Drive near the intersection of Port Lane when a light-colored sedan pulled up alongside her. Two of the sedan’s passengers, a pair of women, got out of the vehicle and walked up to the victim. They each placed plastic necklaces around the victim’s neck before getting back in the car and driving off, heading west on Sal…
Teen Arrested For Nassau County Burglaries Accused Of Stealing Vehicle Along Jersey Shore Teen Arrested For Nassau County Burglaries Accused Of Stealing Vehicle Along Jersey Shore
Teen Arrested For Nassau County Burglaries Accused Of Stealing Vehicle Along Jersey Shore A teen from Newark was accused of stealing a vehicle in Ocean County, authorities said. Fazon Farrington, 19, was charged on Monday, Apr. 29 with theft of movable property and burglary. The Brick Township Police Department announced the charges in a news release on Tuesday, Apr. 30. A vehicle was stolen on Princeton Avenue on Tuesday, Mar. 5. Kearny police and the New Jersey State Police Auto Theft Task Force also helped in the investigation. Farrington was also facing charges in a string of burglaries on Long Island. He was arrested in that case on Thursday, Mar. 14. Nassau County p…
Family Affair: Brothers Nabbed During Rockville Centre Shooting Incident, Police Say Family Affair: Brothers Nabbed During Rockville Centre Shooting Incident, Police Say
Family Affair: Brothers Nabbed During Rockville Centre Shooting Incident, Police Say A pair of brothers and a third apparent relative were all arrested after two firearms were pulled during a Long Island incident, police said. It happened in Rockville Centre on Saturday, April 27, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 4:40 p.m. on that day, three men got into a physical fight outside of a housing complex at 30 Old Mill Court. During the fight, 56-year-old Kevin Cooper accidentally discharged a loaded 9-millimeter Taurus handgun that was inside his sweatshirt pocket. The shot caused injuries in his abdomen, police said. The shot also caused those involved…