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Man Exposes, Touches Himself At Mall On Long Island, Police Say Man Exposes, Touches Himself At Mall On Long Island, Police Say
Man Exposes, Touches Himself At Mall On Long Island, 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 Long Island Homeowner, Police Say Construction Scam: Man Steals Over $70K From Long Island Homeowner, Police Say
Construction Scam: Man Steals Over $70K From Long Island 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 Long Island Carjacking: Men Pull Gun On Woman In Parking Lot, Police Say Violent Long Island Carjacking: Men Pull Gun On Woman In Parking Lot, Police Say
Violent Long Island Carjacking: Men Pull Gun On Woman In 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 Long Island Arrest Shot Spotter Alert Leads To Trio's Long Island Arrest
Shot Spotter Alert Leads To Trio's Long Island 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 On Long Island Man Rescued After Saving Service Dog On Long Island
Man Rescued After Saving Service Dog On Long Island 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…
Coram Woman Nabbed In Wrong-Way DWI Incident: Police Coram Woman Nabbed In Wrong-Way DWI Incident: Police
Coram Woman Nabbed In Wrong-Way DWI Incident: 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 Long Island Roadway Woman Killed After Being Struck By Car, SUV On Long Island Roadway
Woman Killed After Being Struck By Car, SUV On Long Island Roadway 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 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…
Shooting Incident In Quiet Long Island Neighborhood Under Investigation Shooting Incident In Quiet Long Island Neighborhood Under Investigation
Shooting Incident In Quiet Long Island 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…
Long Island Man Drives Drunk With 4-Year-Old In Car, Police Say Long Island Man Drives Drunk With 4-Year-Old In Car, Police Say
Long Island 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 On LI: Police Man Exposes, Touches Himself In Front Of Teens On LI: Police
Man Exposes, Touches Himself In Front Of Teens On LI: 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 Killed In 2-Vehicle Long Island Crash ID Released For 28-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Long Island Crash
ID Released For 28-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Long Island 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 Long Island Crash 28-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Long Island Crash
28-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Long Island 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 Long Island Fight: Police Man Smashes Victim With Hammer During Long Island Fight: Police
Man Smashes Victim With Hammer During Long Island 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 Long Island Neiman Marcus Incident Designer Theft: 37-Year-Old Nabbed In Long Island Neiman Marcus Incident
Designer Theft: 37-Year-Old Nabbed In Long Island 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 On Long Island: Police Internationally Wanted Jewel Thief Steals $17K Watch On Long Island: Police
Internationally Wanted Jewel Thief Steals $17K Watch On Long Island: 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 Long Island Man Killed After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles ID Released For Long Island Man Killed After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles
ID Released For Long Island Man Killed 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 On Long Island After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles Hit-Run Crash: Man Killed On Long Island After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles
Hit-Run Crash: Man Killed On Long Island 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 Long Island Residence 6 Shot At Long Island Residence
6 Shot At Long Island 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 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…
Pair Nabbed In Card Skimming Scheme On Long Island, Police Say Pair Nabbed In Card Skimming Scheme On Long Island, Police Say
Pair Nabbed In Card Skimming Scheme On Long Island, 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 Long Island Home, Police Say Seen Her? Teen Missing For Weeks From Long Island Home, Police Say
Seen Her? Teen Missing For Weeks From Long Island 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 Long Island Victim, Police Say Trio Swipes $5K Necklace From Long Island Victim, Police Say
Trio Swipes $5K Necklace From Long Island 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 Long Island Burglaries Accused Of Stealing Vehicle Along Jersey Shore Teen Arrested For Long Island Burglaries Accused Of Stealing Vehicle Along Jersey Shore
Teen Arrested For Long Island 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 Long Island Shooting Incident, Police Say Family Affair: Brothers Nabbed During Long Island Shooting Incident, Police Say
Family Affair: Brothers Nabbed During Long Island 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…
Seen Him? Alert Issued For Missing Long Island Teen Seen Him? Alert Issued For Missing Long Island Teen
Seen Him? Alert Issued For Missing Long Island Teen Police are asking for the community’s assistance in locating a teenager missing from his Long Island home for days. Fifteen-year-old Robert Eley was last seen on Saturday, April 27 in Freeport, according to Nassau County Police. It was about noon that day when Eley left his Rutland Road and reportedly disappeared. Eley is 5-foot-5 and weighs approximately 130 pounds. He has braided black hair and brown eyes. At the time of his disappearance, the teen was seen wearing black sweatpants, a black t-shirt, red and white sneakers, and a black backpack. Police said the Eley may be in the He…
New Update: ID Released For Woman Killed In Long Island Crash Involving Alleged Drunk Driver New Update: ID Released For Woman Killed In Long Island Crash Involving Alleged Drunk Driver
New Update: ID Released For Woman Killed In Long Island Crash Involving Alleged Drunk Driver The identity has now been released of a woman killed in a Long Island crash involving an allegedly drunk driver who police say fled the scene in a stolen patrol car. The chain of events began around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Massapequa. Rachel Lodice, age 21, of Jericho, was operating a 2023 Kia southbound on Hicksville Road and struck a 2022 Nissan Altima traveling eastbound on Sunrise Highway, according to Nassau County Police. A woman driving the Altima suffered trauma and was transported to an area hospital. She succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at 7:34 p.m. by h…
Woman Driving Drunk Flees Fatal Long Island Crash In Stolen Cruiser: Police Woman Driving Drunk Flees Fatal Long Island Crash In Stolen Cruiser: Police
Woman Driving Drunk Flees Fatal Long Island Crash In Stolen Cruiser: Police A Long Island woman is in custody after police say that while driving drunk, she fled the scene of a fatal crash in a stolen patrol car. Click here for a new, updated story - ID Released For Freeport Woman Killed In Massapequa Crash Involving Alleged Drunk Driver  The chain of events began around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Massapequa. Rachel Lodice, age 21, of Jericho, was operating a 2023 Kia southbound on Hicksville Road and struck a 2022 Nissan Altima traveling eastbound on Sunrise Highway, according to Nassau County Police. A 64-year-old woman driving the Altima suffered tra…
Man Runs In, Out Of Traffic, Throws Phone At Officer On Long Island: Police Man Runs In, Out Of Traffic, Throws Phone At Officer On Long Island: Police
Man Runs In, Out Of Traffic, Throws Phone At Officer On Long Island: Police A man was arrested after becoming violent with a police officer who allegedly tried to stop him from running in and out of traffic. The incident occurred on Wednesday, April 17 in Valley Stream, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 3:45 p.m. that day, 41-year-old Robert Musmacher was reportedly running around the roadway, weaving in and out of traffic at N Central Avenue and Ethel Street and causing a hazard for himself and those driving in the area. However, when police arrived at the scene, Musmacher refused to leave the road. He allegedly became violent with officers,…
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…
Serial Parking Meter Burglar Caught On Long Island: Police Serial Parking Meter Burglar Caught On Long Island: Police
Serial Parking Meter Burglar Caught On Long Island: Police A man has been arrested in connection to over a dozen thefts across Long Island, police announced. Marvin O Morejon Flores, age 35, was arrested on Wednesday, April 17, according to Nassau County Police. On multiple occasions Morejon Flores, who is from Hempstead, stole from parking meters along Roslyn Road and Jericho Turnpike, an investigation claimed. He reportedly gave police false information; after he was arrested for the alleged larcenies, police found he had warrants out for his arrest for violating probation and criminal possession of a controlled substance. For the thefts, M…