Reports from county or village police, June 6-12


Passports, money and jewelry were stolen from an apartment on Pettit Place on June 12.

A side mirror on a vehicle parked on Short Lane was discovered broken June 9.

East Meadow

A 2000 Nissan pickup truck was discovered stolen from Jerusalem Road June 12.


The steel door on a storage shed at the Budget Inn on Carman Mill Road was discovered pried open, and two TVs and paperwork were stolen June 8.

A window on a vehicle parked on Broadway was discovered broken June 9.

A window on a vehicle parked in the Kohl's lot on Sunrise Highway was broken June 9, and an iPod was stolen.

A window on a vehicle parked in a lot near Macy's at the Sunrise Mall was broken June 9, and a leather satchel containing items that included a wallet, textbooks, a laptop and a camera was stolen.

Landscaping equipment worth $3,000 was discovered stolen from a shed on Clocks Boulevard on June 10.

Massapequa Park

A window and mirror on a van parked at Tim's Florist on Park Boulevard were discovered damaged June 6.

On June 8, a Massapequa Park woman, 69, accidentally accelerated her vehicle while parking at the post office on Merrick Road. Her vehicle struck a parked vehicle, shrubbery and the building, causing substantial damage. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Thefts from three unlocked vehicles parked on Grand Boulevard and Wilson and Pacific streets were discovered June 11. Items stolen included GPS units and a radio.


Cash and jewelry were discovered stolen from a Camp Avenue residence June 9. Entry was gained through an unlocked sliding glass door.

Three vehicles parked in lots at the Long Island Rail Road were broken into June 10. Items stolen included loose change and GPS units.

A 2000-watt generator, an 18,000-watt bulb and a crank-up stand were discovered stolen June 9 from an 18-wheeler tractor trailer parked on Woodpecker Lane.

North Merrick

A chain-lick fence at Harold D. Fayette Elementary School on Merrick Avenue was cut June 10.


Two iPods and two credit cards were stolen June 7 from a pocketbook in a vehicle parked on Cypress Street. A surveillance video allegedly captured an unknown male suspect who wore a bandanna over his mouth and rode up on a bicycle.

A window was discovered pried open June 12 in the cafeteria at Wantagh High School on Beltagh Avenue, and snacks from a vending machine were stolen.

The fraudulent use of credit cards stolen from a vehicle parked at Cedar Creek Park on Merrick Road was reported June 12.



A Sterling Road residence was burglarized June 12. A rear air-conditioning unit was removed to gain entry to the home, and more than $20,000 and jewelry were stolen.

A 2008 Honda Accord parked on Stewart Street was discovered stolen June 9.

Franklin Square

The front door of a Barnes Street residence was broken June 12 and a laptop was stolen. An unknown male suspect was allegedly captured on surveillance video.

Schillings Franklin Hardware on Hempstead Turnpike was discovered burglarized June 12. Glass on a side door was broken to gain entry, and $300 was stolen.

Long Beach

A 42-year-old male was arrested June 11 on Ohio Avenue and charged with burglary and grand larceny.


A 1992 Honda Civic parked in the driveway of a Cumberland Avenue residence was discovered stolen June 10.


Marcus Auto Body on Nassau Road was discovered burglarized June 6. A side window was smashed to gain entry, and hand tools and a diagnostic automobile scanner were among the items stolen.

A Goodrich Street residence was vandalized June 7. Entry was gained through an unlocked side window. Doors were damaged, windows were smashed and cabinets were torn from the home's walls.

Valley Stream

A GPS unit was stolen June 9 from a vehicle parked at Sunrise Multiplex Cinemas on West Sunrise Highway.

A side window at a Forest Road residence was pried open June 8. Items stolen included $2,000, four laptops and a high-definition camera.

A pedestrian was robbed of $20 at East Avenue and State Street June 7. Three teens allegedly used physical force to steal the victim's money.

West Hempstead

A pocketbook was stolen June 10 from a vehicle parked on Chestnut Street.

Compiled by Mary Beth Foley and Sabrina Monroe

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