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North Hempstead, Oyster Bay police beat, Feb. 14

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


A Mineola man, 41, was arrested after a harrowing 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 defendant 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.


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



A residence on Rye Street was burglarized Feb. 6. Entry was gained through a broken front door.

Jewelry was stolen from a Heathcote Road basement apartment Feb. 2. Entry was gained through an open rear window.

A 2004 BMW was discovered burglarized on Werns Avenue on Feb. 2.

A factory GPS steering wheel was stolen.


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

Long Beach

A 19-year-old man was arrested Feb. 2 in connection with a Dairy Barn robbery that occurred Jan. 5. He allegedly displayed a knife and stole cash from the register.


An armed male, driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee, stole a cell phone, a jacket and $18.49 worth of gasoline Feb. 5 from the USA Gas station on Hempstead Avenue.

A wallet was stolen Feb. 5 from a 2008 Infiniti parked on Ashley Terrace.

North Valley Stream

Rims and tires were stolen Feb. 6 from a 2010 Nissan Maxima parked on South Frank Street.


A flat-screen TV was stolen from a house on Centennial Avenue Feb. 1.

A man robbed the Bethpage Federal Credit Union on Nassau Road Feb. 3. The suspect displayed a demand note to a teller and stole an undetermined amount of money before exiting on Henry Street.


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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