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Hempstead-Oyster Bay police report, Feb. 14

Reports from county or village police, Jan. 31-Feb. 6


Tires and rims were stolen Feb. 4 from a 2009 Honda Accord parked on Walters Court. A witness saw two unknown men removing the items and fleeing in a black four-door Mitsubishi.

Two women, 21 and 22, of Bellmore and East Meadow, respectively, were observed stealing almost $170 worth of infant formula from Rite Aid on Merrick Road on Feb. 5 and fleeing in a 1998 Chrysler Seabring convertible, which had been reported stolen, police said. A North Bellmore man, 23, was also in the vehicle. All three were arrested on various charges.

East Farmingdale

A wallet containing credit cards and cash was taken from a vehicle parked on Route 110 on Jan. 31.

An unknown person burglarized the Rollin Dairy Corp. building on Smith Street Jan. 31. A side door was forced open and surveillance equipment destroyed.

East Massapequa

A Stone Boulevard residence was burglarized Feb. 3. Every room was ransacked, and cash was taken.

East Meadow

Jewelry, money, purses and a wallet was stolen from a house on Sherwood Drive Feb. 1. Entry was made through a second-story window.

Money and a LCD TV were stolen Feb. 2 from Johnny Fives on Hempstead Turnpike. Entry was made through the side door.


A Farmingville man, 26, was arrested Feb. 2 and charged with burglarizing Toys 'R' Us and Burlington Coat Factory on Sunrise Highway. An employee at the toy store allegedly observed the man attempting to break into a vending machine. The defendant entered both premises through restricted employees-only areas, police said.

A Levittown man, 42, was arrested Feb. 3 for stealing a 1999 Dodge pickup on Hicksville Road. The vehicle's keys had been left in the console, and the vehicle was unlocked. The defendant was charged additionally with criminal possession of a controlled substance and reckless driving.

The side mirrors and antenna were damaged on a 2004 Nissan parked in a lot on Plainedge High School on Wyngate Drive on Feb. 5.

Police responded to an alarm sounding at Mercedes-Benz of Massapequa on Carmans Road on Feb. 1. The officer observed water exiting the building and flooding the parking lot. A broken sprinkler pipe was discovered. The value of damage was unknown.

A Seaford woman, 21, was arrested for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving personal injury after allegedly hitting a Seaford man, 21, in the Sunrise Mall parking lot Feb. 1. The victim allegedly was high from sniffing aerosol cans, and his leg was injured.

Massapequa Park

Two Mongoose bicycles were discovered stolen Feb. 6 from a shed on Michigan Avenue.


Two residences on Clubhouse Road were broken into Feb. 5, and jewelry was stolen.

Robbers entered a home on John Street through a second-floor window, and stole jewelry Feb. 5.

Two 42-inch, flat-screen TVs and copper pipes were discovered stolen from Extreme Gym on Merrick Road on Feb. 3. The rear door of the business had been left open.

Four tires and rims were stolen from a 2008 BMW 335i parked in a driveway on Brighton Way on Feb. 2.


Two Cooley's Anemia Foundation clothing bins were stolen from a parking lot off Merrick Road on Feb. 1. The blue metal bins were valued at $1,000.

A suspicious person driving a 1999 Ford Explorer was reported following a 13-year-old girl while she was walking on Poplar Place on Feb. 1. The male suspect told the girl she was pretty, and asked her for help reading a map. A neighbor witnessed the incident and called 911.


A 21-year-old man was arrested Feb. 5 at BJ's Wholesale Club on Broad Hollow Road and charged with possession of marijuana.



A flat-screen TV and stand were stolen from a room at the Days Inn on 34th Street on Feb. 1.

A 47-year-old woman and a 50-year old woman, both from Lindenhurst, were arrested Feb. 1 for shoplifting candles and a coffee creamer from an IGA supermarket on Montauk Highway.


Two unknown men robbed and assaulted a pedestrian on South Bayview Avenue on Feb. 2. The suspects stole an iPhone.


A Mineola man, 41, was arrested after a police chase Feb. 3. Officers responded to a 911 call for a suspicious van in the area of Putnam Avenue and Orange Drive. As the driver attempted to flee, he struck several police vehicles then proceeded toward an officer, who fired four shots at the vehicle. The defendant lost control of the van in the front lawn of a South Marginal Road residence and was arrested on charges that included second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and resisting arrest.


Laptop computers, cell phones, a desktop computer and an Xbox were stolen from a house on Jerusalem Avenue on Feb. 2. Entry to the residence was gained through the side door.

Power tools and other items were discovered stolen Feb. 4 from a house on Clinton Avenue.

Compiled by Mary Beth Foley

and Sabrina Monroe


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