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Hempstead-North Hempstead police report, Dec. 20

Reports from county or village police, Dec. 6-12.


Three men, described as being in their early 20s, robbed a pedestrian on Hempstead Turnpike Dec. 8. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun. Two diamond earrings and $60 were stolen.

A laptop and a guitar were stolen from a 2003 Honda Accord on Elmont Road Dec. 11.

Franklin Square

A leaf blower and tools were discovered stolen from an unlocked garage at a Polk Avenue residence Dec. 6.

A Getty gas station on Franklin Avenue was burglarized Dec. 7. About $5,000 worth of cigarettes and $6,000 worth of lottery tickets and phone cards were stolen.

GPS navigation devices were stolen from two vehicles parked on Margaret Drive and Barbara Boulevard Dec. 9.


A 2009 Ford Ecoline van was stolen from Crown Ford on Sunrise Highway Dec. 8.

Jewelry, a TV and an Xbox game console were stolen Dec. 11 during a residential burglary on Lakeview Avenue. A possible suspect, described as male and between 15- and 18-years-old, was seen in a black Honda Accord with a missing hubcap.

An Allen Street residence was burglarized through an unlocked side door Dec. 12. Jewelry was stolen.

North Valley Stream

Jewelry was discovered stolen from a Dana Avenue residence Dec. 12.

Rockville Centre

Eyeglasses, valued at about $1,500, were stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway on Buckminster Road Dec. 8.

Valley Stream

A 1993 Honda Accord was stolen from the Macy's parking lot at the Green Acres Mall Dec. 6. A male suspect wearing a baseball cap was observed on surveillance video entering the vehicle possibly using a master key, police said.

A 35-year-old man was arrested Dec. 6 on Flower Road for allegedly being in possession of a 2009 Kawasaki motorcyle reported stolen from New York City on Dec. 5.

An attempted burglary occurred on Ocean Avenue Dec. 11. The residence was occupied when a man broke down the rear door. The suspect fled before taking anything, police said, and no injuries were reported.

A Camdike Street residence was burglarized Dec. 12. Robbers entered the home through a rear window and stole jewelry. A suspicious black SUV was reported circling the neighborhood, police said.

A Dawson Drive residence was burglarized Dec. 10. A neighbor reported seeing a green minivan parked nearby and two unknown men outside the home. Jewelry and two flat-screen TVs were stolen.

West Hempstead

Three Lakeview men were arrested Dec. 8 at Woodfield Road and Janos Lane for allegedly being in possession of a handgun.

An unknown man wielding a handgun robbed Domino's Pizza on Poplar Street and stole an unknown amount of cash Dec. 12.


Glen Cove

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Dec. 11 for violation of a Persons in Need of Supervision warrant.


Three Hi-Lo propane tanks were discovered stolen from a locked cage at Royal Products on Oser Avenue. Dec. 7.


Windows were damaged on two vehicles parked at the Broadway Mall at routes 106 and 107 on Dec. 7.

An automobile was stolen from Duffy Avenue Dec. 6.

Huntington Station

A 25th Street home was robbed Dec. 6 of money, a computer and a cell phone. A rear window was broken.


A wallet was stolen from a woman while she waited in line at Chase Bank in the Sunrise Mall Dec. 7. It was later found by a bank customer with $2 missing.

A water main break on West End Avenue Dec. 8 caused the roadway to break up and sent debris airborne that damaged a 2009 Hyundai and a 2001 Buick parked nearby.

A 2004 Infiniti was damaged during a burglary while it was parked in the Macy's parking lot at the Sunrise Mall Dec. 11. The passenger seat was slashed, windows were smashed and a dashboard clock was stolen.

Massapequa Park

The rear door of The Curtain Store on Sunrise Highway was discovered pried open Dec. 7, and a cash register containing $300 was stolen.

An attempted burglary occurred on Second Avenue Dec. 10. Police said a 13-year-old girl and her friend were in the home when the family dog started to bark and growl. The girls went to investigate and saw an unknown man, possibly in his 20s or 30s, standing in the living room. The man ran out the front door, which was unlocked. No injuries or loss were reported.

St. James

An unknown person left a gas station on Jericho Turnpike Dec. 7 after dispensing $51 worth of gas and paying only $31.


The roof of a vehicle on Southwoods Circle was dented Dec. 7.


A security officer discovered a small tree had been uprooted at Wantagh Park on Kings Road Dec. 9.

Compiled by Mary Beth Foley


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