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Hempstead-Oyster Bay police report, Dec. 27

Reports from county or village police, Dec. 13-19


An attempted burglary through a back window at a residence on Jerusalem Avenue was discovered Dec. 15.

A Coach wallet was stolen from a handbag at Joseph Christopher for Wellness and Beauty on Merrick Road

on Dec. 16.

East Meadow

A 1994 Honda Civic was discovered stolen from Manor Court on Dec. 14.

A business on Bellmore Road was burglarized Dec. 15. A cash register with an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

A Franklin Avenue residence was burglarized Dec. 16. Cash, an air-pellet gun, a laptop and an Xbox game console were stolen.


Two vehicles parked at the Sunrise Mall were damaged during burglaries Dec. 13. A GPS navigation unit, a radio and a Bluetooth unit were stolen from a 2008 Dodge parked at Sears, and the front grill of a 2002 Ford Explorer parked near Beefsteak Charlie's was taken as well as items from inside the vehicle.

A woman's pocketbook was stolen Dec. 16 from a shopping cart while she was loading packages into her car in the Burlington Coat Factory parking lot on Sunrise Highway.

A diamond engagement ring was stolen from a Franklin Avenue residence Dec. 16.

A smoldering brush fire was reported on Weaver Drive on Dec. 19.

Massapequa Park

Money and a pocketbook were among items discovered stolen Dec. 17 from two vehicles parked on Park Lane.


China Gardens on Merrick Road was discovered burglarized Dec. 14, and $200 from the cash register was stolen.


The American Broadcast Employees Federal Credit Union building on Wantagh Avenue was discovered marked with graffiti Dec. 14.



The front door of a Milburn Avenue residence was smashed Dec. 14, and jewelry and a PlayStation game console were stolen.

Tool Rentals Inc. on Merrick Road was burglarized Dec. 14. Cash was stolen.


Copper welding cable was reported stolen Dec. 15 from a fenced-in area of Patalan 650 Mechanical Corp. on Akron Street.


About $1,200 worth of over-the-counter medications were stolen from Duane Reade on Hempstead Turnpike Dec. 13. A man was observed leaving in a white Jeep Cherokee without license plates.

A 73-year-old female pedestrian was robbed and assaulted at Dutch Broadway and Crystal Street on Dec. 17. The woman was pushed to the ground by a man who stole her pocketbook, $56 and house keys, police said.

Franklin Square

A pedestrian was robbed of a cell phone at Lexington Avenue and Lloyd Street on Dec. 18. The male suspect was about 18 years old and implied he had a weapon, police said.


A 37-year-old man was arrested Dec. 13 on the Long Island Expressway and charged with driving while intoxicated and possessing a dangerous weapon.

Long Beach

An Island Park man, 54, was arrested Dec. 16 on West Olive Street on charges that included kidnapping, rape, aggravated sexual abuse, assault and robbery.


A Buckingham Place residence was burglarized Dec. 14. The home's rear door was broken to gain entry, and jewelry, a TV, clothing and toys were stolen.

North Valley Stream

Rear tail lights from a 2007 Cadillac Escalade on Alden Avenue were discovered stolen Dec. 14.

Rockville Centre

A Roosevelt man, 20, was arrested Dec. 16 on Lindell Boulevard for being in possession of a stolen vehicle.


Jay's Hardware on Nassau Road was discovered burglarized Dec. 14, and cash stolen.

JR Food Center on Nassau Road was discovered burglarized Dec. 16. Robbers gained entry through an air-conditioning unit and stole cigarettes and cash.


A Nassau Road residence was discovered burglarized Dec. 15. Clothing was cut up and a diamond cross pendant and chain were stolen.

A robber gained entry to a Southern Parkway residence through an air-conditioning unit Dec. 18 and stole a watch.

Valley Stream

A 2001 Honda Accord was stolen from the Macy's parking lot at the Green Acres Mall on Dec. 17.

An attempted burglary occurred at an occupied home on Brentwood Lane on Dec. 18. A man heard banging on his front door and got out of bed to investigate. He saw two men with flashlights in his home. The suspects fled when they saw the victim. Possible suspects are being investigated, police said.

Three pairs of sneakers and a pocketbook were stolen Dec. 19 from a 2002 Ford Explorer in the Walmart parking lot at the Green Acres Mall.

Compiled by Mary Beth Foley


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