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Pair charged in oxycodone scam

Two people from Oceanside posing as representatives of a medical office were arrested after phoning a pharmacy with an oxycodone prescription, police said.

John Gleeson, 39, and Melissa Bizelia, 32, asked the CVS pharmacy at the Gussack Plaza Center in Great Neck to fill the prescription, police said. They arrived to pick it up shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday and were arrested, Nassau police said.

Gleeson, of 50 Sunny Brook Dr., and Bizelia, of 3258 Lawrence Ave., were charged with first-degree falsifying a business record. After arraignment yesterday, Gleeson was released with certain restrictions, according to online court records. Bail for Bizelia was set at $500 cash or bond.NEW CASSEL

Two arrested in garage theft

Two men were arrested, charged with burglary and possession of stolen property, after taking car parts from a garage in New Cassel early yesterday, police said.

Leonel Volcy, 25, of 801 Roman Ave., New Cassel, and Jamaar Monuma, 19, of 676 Hempstead Blvd., Uniondale, were observed by responding officers stealing a tire rim at the scene, police said.

Both men were charged with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Nassau County police said Volcy and Monuma entered the garage of a home on Roman Avenue shortly before 3 a.m. Police said they took three tire rims, two engine heads and a muffler and loaded them into a Volkswagen parked on nearby Schmer Place. A 911 call alerted police to a burglary in progress, and Third Precinct officers arrived in time to see the two men carrying a fourth rim from the garage, police said. The two were arrested at 3:15 a.m. and the items were recovered, police said. The Volkswagen also was impounded.

Volcy and Monuma are scheduled for arraignment today in First District Court in Hempstead.

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