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Hempstead-North Hempstead police report, Jan. 17

Reports from county or village police, Jan. 3-9


A burglary at a residence on New York Avenue was discovered Jan. 3. Personal papers, a cell phone, computer, computer software and video games were stolen.

An attempted burglary at a Bellmore Avenue business occurred Jan. 4.

A Tennyson Avenue home was burglarized Jan. 5. Entry was made through a basement window. The suspect triggered an alarm and left without taking anything. He also dropped his wallet, which police retrieved.

A Henhawk Road home was

burglarized Jan. 6. Jewelry, an Xbox

and a PlayStation were taken.

A 2000 Honda Civic was stolen from a home on Arlington Avenue on Jan. 6.


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Jan. 5 at the intersection of Church Street and Merrick Road. A double-parked vehicle was shot at, and a rear passenger in the car was struck in the lower back.

Long Beach

A 20-year-old man was arrested on East Pine Street Jan. 3 and charged with menacing.

A man, 39, was arrested Jan. 5 on East Park Avenue and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license and failing to obey a traffic device.

A North Carolina man, 23, was arrested Jan. 4 at the Martin Luther King Center and charged with assault.

Rockville Centre

A South Carolina woman, 19, and a Brooklyn woman, 18, were arrested Jan. 8 at the Best Western Mill River Manor on Sunrise Highway on prostitution charges.


A Mansfield Avenue residence was burglarized Jan. 3. Two flat-screen TVs, a PlayStation, an Xbox, video games, kitchen utensils and photos were stolen.

A 1992 Toyota Camry was stolen from in front of a residence on Hudson Avenue on Jan. 5.

A 2009 Nissan was stolen on Nassau Road on Jan. 9. The vehicle was left running with the keys in the ignition in front of a store.


There was an attempted burglary at a Summer Avenue residence Jan. 8. The rear door was damaged, but entry into the home was not made.



The Newbridge Road School was burglarized Jan. 9. A computer monitor, two cases of Gatorade and two fire extinguishers were stolen.


A customer, returning to The Home Depot on Jericho Turnpike on Jan. 4 to retrieve keys and a BlackBerry he left behind in a self-serve checkout terminal, was unable to locate them.

An unknown person stole pants and T-shirts from a display table at The Gap store on East Jericho Turnpike on Jan. 3.


A 1995 Honda Civic was stolen on 25th Street on Jan. 4.

The side window of a Ford Explorer parked in The Home Depot lot on Route 27 was smashed Jan. 4. Electronic items, including a GPS unit, were stolen.

Dix Hills

An unknown person dispensed gas into a four-door Honda at the Sunoco gas station on Deer Park Avenue on Jan. 4 and drove away without paying.

East Farmingdale

Mid-Island Wholesale Fruit on New Highway was burglarized Jan. 3, and a safe containing cash and checks was stolen.

East Northport

An unsuccessful attempt was made to break into a Burr Road residence Jan. 4. A rear door window was discovered broken, but no entry was made into the home.


A Croley Street home was burglarized Jan. 5. The rear door was kicked in, and jewelry was stolen.


An unknown female inquiring about a job at Quetzalcoatl restaurant on Main Street stole cash from a bag in the office area Jan. 4.

Huntington Station

A metal object was thrown through a window at a BP gas station on Route 25 on Jan. 3.

Kings Park

A burglary was discovered at the Town of Smithtown municipal service facility on Old Northport Road on Jan. 4. A Honda Polaris all-terrain vehicle, a gas meter and a Honda generator were stolen from a storage container on the property. Additionally, a weigh station trailer was broken into, and someone tried to pry open a bolted-down safe.

St. James

A burglary was discovered at a North Country Road residence Jan. 3. Jewelry, including a Rolex watch, and unopened boxes containing a 32-inch flat-screen television and a Xbox video game system were stolen.


There was an attempted burglary of a home on Lawrence Drive on Jan. 8. A resident heard a noise coming from the backyard and observed a suspect jumping over the fence.

Compiled by Mary Beth Foley

and Sabrina Monroe


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