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Hempstead-Oyster Bay police report, Jan. 17

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


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

East Farmingdale

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



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

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

A Henhawk Road home was

burglarized Jan. 6. Jewelry, an Xbox

and a PlayStation were reported taken.


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 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.


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 passenger in the car was struck in the lower back.

Glen Cove

A 33-year-old woman was arrested Jan. 6 on Mansion Drive and charged with third-degree grand larceny.


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.

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

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 on Summer Avenue residence Jan. 8. The rear door was damaged, but entry was not made into the home.

Compiled by Mary Beth Foley

and Sabrina Monroe

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