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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Long Island 7-Eleven Before Hitting Vehicle: Police Drunk Driver Crashes Into Long Island 7-Eleven Before Hitting Vehicle: Police
Drunk Driver Crashes Into Long Island 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…
Hour Of Terror: Bay Shore Man Kidnapped, Held Ex-Girlfriend At Knifepoint, Jury Finds Hour Of Terror: Bay Shore Man Kidnapped, Held Ex-Girlfriend At Knifepoint, Jury Finds
Bay Shore Man Convicted Of Kidnapping Ex-GF At Knifepoint A Long Island man with a history of abusing and stalking his ex-girlfriend could spend decades behind bars for abducting the woman at knifepoint. Holmark Garces, age 35, of Bay Shore, was found guilty of kidnapping and related charges by a Suffolk County jury on Thursday, May 9. According to prosecutors, the victim moved out of Garces’ Bay Shore residence in December 2019 after he became increasingly controlling and abusive. She claimed he isolated her from her family and repeatedly took her cell phone to monitor her activity and communications. Earlier Report: New Details Released A…
Boy Pulls Knife, Robs Victim At Middle School On Long Island: Police Boy Pulls Knife, Robs Victim At Middle School On Long Island: Police
Boy Pulls Knife, Robs Victim At Middle School On Long Island: 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…
Man Threatens Woman's Family Members With Shotgun At Long Island Home: Police Man Threatens Woman's Family Members With Shotgun At Long Island Home: Police
Man Threatens Woman's Family Members With Shotgun At Long Island Home: Police Two people are facing charges after an incident in which a man threatened a woman's family with a shotgun at a Long Island home, leading to the discovery of firearms and other weapons, according to police. Officers responded to a call for a disturbance at a residence in Old Bethpage at around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20.  Upon arrival, officers were notified of an argument between Patrick J. Jackson, age 54, Dorothy Scotto, age 42, both of Old Bethpage, and her immediate family members, Nassau County Police said. The argument escalated, and Jackson picked up a loaded shotgun, which p…
Barricaded Suspect Apprehended After Hours-Long Standoff, Southampton Machete Stabbing Barricaded Suspect Apprehended After Hours-Long Standoff, Southampton Machete Stabbing
Barricaded Suspect Apprehended After Hours-Long Standoff, Southampton Machete Stabbing A barricaded suspect was apprehended following an hours-long standout after he allegedly stabbed another man with a machete. Just before 3:10 p.m. on Friday, April 19 officers responded to a residence in Riverside after receiving a 911 call reporting a man was assaulting another man with machete, according to Southampton Town Police Detective Sgt. Lisa Costa. Upon arrival, police found a 24-year-old man covered in blood suffering from a head wound. Police tended to his wound until Flanders Ambulance arrived and transported him to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. …
Duo Charged After Altercation On Long Island Starts With Dog Attacking Officer: Police Duo Charged After Altercation On Long Island Starts With Dog Attacking Officer: Police
Duo Charged After Altercation On Long Island Starts With Dog Attacking Officer: Police Two men are facing a host of charges after an altercation with police that began when a dog attacked an officer in an overnight incident on Long Island, according to authorities. Officers responded to a disturbance call on Maxwell Street in East Rockaway at around 7 p.m. Friday, April 19. After speaking to Robert Battaglia, age 25, outside of his residence, Nassau County Police said he went back inside the home and failed to secure his pit bull while entering.  The dog ran out of the residence and attacked the responding officer, biting his right leg.  To protect himself, the of…
Bridgehampton Man Charged In Road Rage Incident Bridgehampton Man Charged In Road Rage Incident
Bridgehampton Man Charged In Road Road Incident A Long Island man was charged with a road rage-type incident in which he allegedly threatened two people with a knife and damaged their car, police said. The dispute occurred in Bridgehampton around 10:15 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, on the Montauk Highway. According to Sgt. Nicholas Badagliacca of the Southampton Police, officers responded to a report of two individuals in the roadway between Corwith Avenue and Bridgehampton. An investigation found that Brian K. Conforti, age 55, of Bridgehampton had gotten into an altercation with two people in a passing vehicle as he was walking o…
Violent Long Island Burglary: Man Tears Out Fridge, Threatens Victim With Crucifix, Police Say Violent Long Island Burglary: Man Tears Out Fridge, Threatens Victim With Crucifix, Police Say
Violent Long Island Burglary: Man Tears Out Fridge, Threatens Victim With Crucifix, Police Say A Long Island man was arrested after police say he broke into a couple’s apartment, punching one victim and causing property damage. It happened on Monday, April 15 in Island Park, according to Nassau County Police. Just before 12:45 a.m. that morning, a 45-year-old woman called the police to report that a man had broken into their apartment and was fighting with the woman’s boyfriend, age 50. The burglar, 39-year-old James Becker, is said to have punched the woman’s boyfriend in the face multiple times, threatened him with a metal crucifix, and tore the refrigerator out of the wall dur…
23-Year-Old Draws Knife, Threatens Man On Long Island: Police 23-Year-Old Draws Knife, Threatens Man On Long Island: Police
23-Year-Old Draws Knife, Threatens Man On Long Island: Police Police have arrested a young Long Island man after he allegedly got into a fight and threatened another person’s life. It happened on Thursday, April 4 in Island Park, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 12:30 a.m. that morning, 23-year-old Danny Susi reportedly got into an argument with a 53-year-old man at a home in Island Park. The argument escalated, with Susi pulling out a knife and threatening the victim. He then fled the scene, intentionally damaging the home’s door on his way. Officers found Susi, who is from Hewlett, nearby and he was placed under arrest befor…
Second Suspect In Violent Long Island Robbery Nabbed, Police Say Second Suspect In Violent Long Island Robbery Nabbed, Police Say
Second Suspect In Violent Long Island Robbery Nabbed, Police Say A Long Island man who was at large after a violent robbery has been apprehended, according to police. Twenty-year-old Luis Mario Matute of New Cassel was arrested on Sunday, March 31, according to Nassau County Police. Matute was one of two New Cassel men who had allegedly been involved in a violent robbery that occurred over a week before, on Saturday, March 23. Original Story: 1 Suspect Apprehended, Another At Large After Violent New Cassel Robbery At approximately 10:15 p.m. that day, a 29-year-old driving his four-door Hyundai was cut off by a red Mitsubishi SUV at the inter…
1 Suspect Apprehended, Another At Large After Violent Long Island Robbery 1 Suspect Apprehended, Another At Large After Violent Long Island Robbery
1 Suspect Apprehended, Another At Large After Violent Long Island Robbery One suspect is in custody and another is at large after a violent robbery overnight on Long Island. It happened around 10:15 p.m. Saturday, March 23 in New Cassel. That's when a 29-year-old man driving a four-door Hyundai sedan was cut off by a red Mitsubishi SUV at the intersection of Garland Lane and Maplewood Drive, Nassau County Police said.  Two men -- Luis Mario Matute, age 20, and Carlos Matute, age 42, both of New Cassel -- then exited the Mitsubishi and approached the victim, according to police. Luis Mario Matute pointed a black handgun at the victim and dema…
24-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Another Woman In Riverhead 24-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Another Woman In Riverhead
24-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Another Woman In Riverhead A Long Island woman was charged with assault after allegedly stabbing another woman during an altercation. The incident took place in Riverhead around 7:15 p.m.,  Thursday, Feb. 29 in the area of Osborn Avenue. Riverhead Police Det. Richard Freeborn said officers were called to a home on a report of an assault with a knife.  During an investigation, an adult woman was located with a stab wound to her right arm and injuries to her left hand, Freeborn said. The victim was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead for treatment.  The suspect, identified as Kiyana…
Repeat Violent Felon Who Opened Fire On Riverhead Crowd Gets Decades In Prison Repeat Violent Felon Who Opened Fire On Riverhead Crowd Gets Decades In Prison
Repeat Violent Felon Who Opened Fire On Riverhead Crowd Gets Decades In Prison A repeat violent felon will spend decades more behind bars for opening fire on a crowd outside a Long Island apartment complex. Messiah Booker, age 38, of Riverhead, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in Suffolk County Court on Wednesday, Feb. 28. It came after a jury found him guilty on more than a half dozen counts in connection with a broad daylight shooting at Riverhead’s Riverpointe Apartments in May 2022. Earlier Report: Man Accused Of Firing Shot Near Riverhead Apartment Complex, Police Say According to prosecutors, Booker got into an argument with a teenager in the…
Robber Pulls Gun On Long Island Employee For $3 Gas: Police Robber Pulls Gun On Long Island Employee For $3 Gas: Police
Robber Pulls Gun On Long Island Employee For $3 Gas: Police A man was arrested on Long Island weeks after he allegedly threatened a gas station employee with a gun – for only a few dollars' worth of gas, police said. Roy Braithwaite, age 34 of Uniondale, was arrested on Monday, Jan. 15 for the Dec. 2023 incident, Nassau County Police said. Just after 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, Braithwaite walked into the Carle Place Lukoil gas Station, located at 500 Westbury Avenue, and tried to pay for gas using his debit card. However, when his card was denied, he allegedly began to yell at the 18-year-old employee, throwing a chair against a display…
Men Punch, Choke Couple During Long Island Motel Robbery: Police Men Punch, Choke Couple During Long Island Motel Robbery: Police
Men Punch, Choke Couple During Long Island Motel Robbery: Police Two Long Island men were arrested after they robbed a couple in their motel room, threatening to kill a woman if the other victim didn’t give them money. It happened on Thursday, Jan. 11 in North Long Beach, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 5:30 a.m., 32-year-old Ishmel Owens and 28-year-old Kylil Freeman, both of Freeport, were allegedly invited into the motel room of a couple in North Long Beach, the address of which was not released by authorities. Once inside, Owens began to punch the male victim in the chest multiple times as he lay in the motel room bed. At th…
Parolee Squatter Threatens Riverhead Homeowners With Gun, Police Say Parolee Squatter Threatens Riverhead Homeowners With Gun, Police Say
Parolee Squatter Threatens Riverhead Homeowners With Gun, Police Say An ex-con out on parole is accused of threatening two Long Island homeowners with a gun. The incident happened at around 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, in Riverhead, at a residence on Lewis Street. Riverhead Town Police said two men called 911 saying a homeless man was attempting to squat in their home. When they confronted him, an argument broke out and the man reportedly brandished a handgun. There were no reports of injuries. Officers recovered the weapon, which was found to be loaded with the serial number removed. The suspect, 34-year-old Daquan Strand, allegedly became violent during t…
Knife-Wielding Man Threatens Hospital Employees On Long Island: Police Knife-Wielding Man Threatens Hospital Employees On Long Island: Police
Knife-Wielding Man Threatens Hospital Employees On Long Island: Police A Long Island man was arrested following a struggle after police said he threatened hospital employees with a knife. Martin McCarthy, age 49, was arrested on Friday, Oct. 13 in Mineola, according to Nassau County Police. Just before 3 a.m., officers said they received multiple calls from people claiming McCarthy was threatening employees at the NYU Langone Hospital, located at 259 First Street. When police arrived, McCarthy was still pointing his knife at hospital employees and reportedly refused to drop it, eventually swinging to point it at the officers. Nassau Police used a Taser on …
Know Him? West Babylon Man Wanted For Threatening To Stab Woman, Warrants Know Him? West Babylon Man Wanted For Threatening To Stab Woman, Warrants
Know Him? West Babylon Man Wanted For Threatening To Stab Woman, Warrants Police on Long Island are asking the public to help locate a man wanted for menacing a woman and for three additional warrants. Marlon Bulger, age 30, of West Babylon, has an active warrant for menacing for threatening to stab a woman with a knife in West Babylon on Tuesday, April 25, said the Suffolk County Police and Crimestoppers. Bulger also has two warrants for aggravated harassment and another warrant.  His last known address is in the Westminster Garden Apartments, located at 652 Sunrise Highway in West Babylon. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for …
Wyandanch Man Charged With Beating Woman, Threatening With Gun Wyandanch Man Charged With Beating Woman, Threatening With Gun
Wyandanch Man Charged With Beating Woman, Threatening With Gun A Long Island man was arrested after allegedly beating a woman in a car and then threatening to pull a gun to make her do what he wanted. The incident took place in Nassau County around 6:15 p.m., Monday, May 22 in Roslyn Heights. According to Nassau County Police detectives, the victim, age 55, of Suffolk County in Wyandanch was traveling with Derrick Bonds, age 49, also of Wyandanch, in his blue-colored 2016 Mazda. After receiving a telephone call, Bonds became aggressive and started yelling at the victim that he was in control and that the victim was going to do what he t…
Trio Nabbed For Robbing Children Includes Previous Long Island Offender Trio Nabbed For Robbing Children Includes Previous Long Island Offender
Trio Nabbed For Robbing Children Includes Previous Long Island Offender Three men were arrested for robbing a pair of children on Long Island, according to authorities, including one who had been arrested for assault not only a month prior. The incident occurred in Inwood on Tuesday, May 9 at approximately 4:33 p.m. Nassau County police reported to the scene of a suspected robbery, which took place at Lawrence Station Deli, located at 15 Bayview Avenue. There, police were told that two male children were followed into and out of the deli by the three suspects. The primary instigator, according to authorities, appears to be Christian Leiva-Aguilar, aged 19…
Flanders Man Threatens Person With Boxcutter In Southampton, Police Say Flanders Man Threatens Person With Boxcutter In Southampton, Police Say
Flanders Man Threatens Person With Boxcutter In Southampton, Police Say A Long Island man was charged with menacing after allegedly threatening a person with a boxcutter in the presence of a child. The incident took place in Suffolk County in Southampton on Sunday, April 24. According to the Sgt Jason Davin of the Southampton Police, Darwin Lopez Funes, age 25, of Flanders, was charged with menacing and endangering the welfare of a child after threatening another person with a boxcutter with a child in the area. Lopez Funes was arrested and transported to Southampton Police headquarters for processing and held for morning arraignment.
Man Accused Of Threatening Victim With Rifle Outside Long Island Home Man Accused Of Threatening Victim With Rifle Outside Long Island Home
Man Accused Of Threatening Victim With Rifle Outside Long Island Home A Long Island resident has been accused of threatening another man with a rifle for parking in front of his house legally. The incident took place in Plainview around 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 12 in the area of Amherst Drive and Fordham Drive. According to Nassau County detectives, the victim, age 20, legally parked his vehicle on the street in front of his neighbor’s house.  After parking the vehicle, George Kauer, age 68, of Plainview, had a verbal argument with the victim regarding parking and displayed what appeared to be a rifle or shotgun, police said. The victim…
Repeat Burglar Nabbed At Long Island Business Under Construction, Police Say Repeat Burglar Nabbed At Long Island Business Under Construction, Police Say
Repeat Burglar Nabbed At Long Island Business Under Construction, Police Say A suspected repeat burglar is behind bars after allegedly breaking into a Long Island business currently under construction, authorities said. Elidieu Cadet, age 38, of Uniondale, was arrested by Nassau County Police at around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, following a break-in at a Westbury business on Post Avenue.  The building’s 44-year-old owner told investigators he had gone inside after noticing a side window was broken and found Cadet holding a saw blade, police said. The owner then left and called the police. When officers arrived, they found Cadet still inside and arrested him…
NY Tenant Stabs Landlord During Argument Over TV Remote, Police Say NY Tenant Stabs Landlord During Argument Over TV Remote, Police Say
NY Tenant Stabs Landlord During Argument Over TV Remote, Police Say A New York man is behind bars, accused of stabbing his landlord during an argument over a TV remote, authorities said. Police in Columbia County were called at around 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, with reports of a stabbing in the city of Hudson, at a home near Columbia and North Second streets. An investigation revealed that 52-year-old Randy Shook stabbed his 66-year-old landlord during an argument over possession of a TV remote, Hudson Police said. The victim suffered a small laceration to his left forearm and was treated by medics. His injuries were not considered life threatening, police sa…
Long Island Man Nabbed With Illegal Guns During Domestic Dispute, Police Say Long Island Man Nabbed With Illegal Guns During Domestic Dispute, Police Say
Long Island Man Nabbed With Illegal Guns During Domestic Dispute, Police Say A Long Island man was allegedly nabbed with numerous illegal guns during a domestic dispute. The incident took place in Valley Stream around 10:45 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18. According to detectives, officers responded to a disturbance at a residential home. Upon arrival, officers were notified that during an argument that occurred between the Tayarik Perez-Vargas, age 42, and s woman, he grabbed a 121-gauge shotgun and racked it back, putting the victim in fear. The shotgun was recovered Perez-Vargas, of Valley Stream, was placed under arrest without incident, police said. During a…
Long Island Man Nabbed For Assault After Officer Injured, Police Say Long Island Man Nabbed For Assault After Officer Injured, Police Say
Long Island Man Nabbed For Assault After Officer Injured, Police Say A Long Island man has been accused of assault after a police officer was injured while attempting to apprehend him. The incident took place in Roosevelt around 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the So Good Deli on Nassau Road. According to detectives, officers responded to a 911 call for an intoxicated man at So Good Deli located at 425 Nassau Road.  Upon arrival, officers located the man, who said he had a pistol, and motioned towards his waistband. The man ignored officers’ verbal commands to stop as he fled eastbound on E. Clinton Avenue, police said, A foot pursuit e…
Long Island Man Charged With Burglary For Threatening Former Co-Workers, Police Say Long Island Man Charged With Burglary For Threatening Former Co-Workers, Police Say
Long Island Man Charged With Burglary For Threatening Former Co-Workers, Police Say A Long Island man was arrested and charged with burglary and menacing after allegedly returning to a former employer and threatening employees with a knife. The incident took place in Great Neck on Monday, Aug. 1, in the Great Neck Plaza. According to detectives, Frank Prestia, age 26, of Little Neck, a former employee of a pizzeria in the Great Neck Plaza area, arrived at the restaurant and began threatening other employees with a knife while demanding money.  The manager was able to detain Prestia until the police arrived, police said.  Prestia was arrested and …
Woman Accused Of Robbing Long Island 7-Eleven While Armed With Box Cutter Woman Accused Of Robbing Long Island 7-Eleven While Armed With Box Cutter
Woman Accused Of Robbing Long Island 7-Eleven While Armed With Box Cutter A 31-year-old woman was apprehended after police said she robbed a 7-Eleven on Long Island. Lexus Hughes, of Queens, was arrested for a robbery that happened at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, July 29, in Bethpage, according to the Nassau County Police Department. NCPD said Hughes entered the 7-Eleven, located at 497 Stewart Ave., and a 47-year-old employee recognized her from prior shoplifting incidents. The employee approached her, and Hughes displayed a box cutter in a threatening manner, police said. She then fled the scene with merchandise from the store, NCPD reported. NCPD said Hughes was a…
NYPD Officer Arrested In Selden For Road-Rage Incident, Police Say NYPD Officer Arrested In Selden For Road-Rage Incident, Police Say
Nypd Officer Arrested In Selden For Road-Rage Incident, Police Say An off-duty NYPD officer has been charged in an alleged road-rage incident on Long Island. The incident took place in Selden around 11:20 a.m. Saturday, July 23. Douglas Debonet, age 32, of Selden, was arrested after he exited his car at Old Town Road and County Road 83 in Selden and broke a side view mirror on a vehicle involved in the incident, said the Suffolk County Police. Later that day, Debonet went to the driver’s home and was involved in an altercation with the driver’s father, police said. Suffolk County Police said Debonet displayed "a firearm," during the encounter. Debonet w…
Two Long Island Teens Charged With Harassing, Beating Another Juvenile, Police Say Two Long Island Teens Charged With Harassing, Beating Another Juvenile, Police Say
Two Long Island Teens Charged With Harassing, Beating Another Juvenile, Police Say Two Long Island teens were charged after they reportedly harassed and beat another juvenile at an area park. The incident took place around 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 6 at Azalea Park in Levittown. According to detectives, three males were involved in an altercation at Azalea Park on the corner of Azalea Road and Hilltop Road.  Upon arrival, police were informed that a 17-year-old boy, was struck several times in the abdomen, head, and face, by another teen, Nassau County police said. The second subject, Max Itchkow, age 19, of Levittown, pointed a black-colored imit…
Man Charged After Attacking Employees, Punching Officer In Eye On Long Island Man Charged After Attacking Employees, Punching Officer In Eye On Long Island
Man Charged After Attacking Employees, Punching Officer In Eye On Long Island A man has been charged with allegedly attacking a police officer and punching him in the eye during an arrest attempt on Long Island. The incident took place in Oceanside around 3:10 a.m., Friday, June 17. According to detectives, Julian Lynch, age 28, of Brooklyn, entered a 7-11 located at 475 Merrick Road. Once inside, he initiated a verbal altercation with a 36-year-old employee and walked around the counter, and hit the victim multiple times with a closed fist in the eye, causing him to hit his head on the counter and fall to the ground. Lynch left the scene prior t…