The following information was supplied by the Garden City Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.
March 22: A Garden City resident was advised by a store chain that someone had opened an account in her name in White Plains and purchased approximately $1,000 in merchandise with the fraudulent card.
March 22: A Garden City resident reports that someone had made several unauthorized withdrawals and transfers from his checking account totaling more than $15,000.
March 23: A camera and loose change was reported to be taken from an unlocked vehicle parked at a Meadow Street residence.
March 23: Officer Florio responded to Oxford Blvd. at Merillon Ave. for a report of a two-vehicle accident. Upon his investigation at the scene, he arrested one of the operators, a female 50-year-old from Garden City, for aggravated DWI (.24 percent blood alcohol content). There were no reported injuries.
March 23: Officer McCarthy arrested a female 31-year-old from Elmont for the larceny of more than $1,400 in merchandise from Sears. The subject filled her shopping cart with clothing, shoes and picture frames and left the store with paying for them.
March 23: Police conducted a routine truck inspection on New Hyde Park Road, inspecting eight trucks, placing two out of service and issuing 79 traffic tickets, 18 of which were for weight violations.
March 23: A male 60-year-old from Garden City was arrested by Garden City detectives for delivering a threatening note to Garden City Village Hall March 22. The letter contained threats about using weapons to cause harm.
March 24: Upon their investigation, Garden City officers arrested a male 16-year-old from Coram for the theft of a Polo shirt (value: $125) from Lord & Taylor on Feb. 24.
March 24: Garden City police officers responded to Adelphi University for a report of a domestic incident between a male and his wife. As the police officers and Adelphi public safety officers arrived at the scene, the male subject (a 27-year-old from West Hempstead) fled the area by jumping a fence onto the property of the Cherry Valley Club. Public safety and police officers apprehended the subject on the Golf Course. He was placed under arrest for an outstanding domestic incident criminal mischief warrant from the Nassau County 5th Precinct.
March 24: A seatbelt checkpoint was conducted at Clinton and Osborne roads with the following results: 22 seatbelt violations, one unlicensed operator, 17 miscellaneous traffic violations.
March 26: Detectives are investigating an incident where a male subject entered CVS and removed three electric toothbrushes valued at $440 and placed them in a duffle bag he was carrying. He then walked out of the store without paying for the items. A CVS employee confronted the subject outside the store and retrieved the three toothbrushes from his bag. The subject then fled the scene in a small grey Honda.
March 26: Officer Oswald observed a male 40-year-0ld from Mineola northbound Franklin Avenue driving his vehicle on the wrong side of the yellow lane markings. He was stopped and arrested for impaired driving (.06 percent blood alcohol content), two lane violations, three defective equipment violations and uninsured operation.
March 27: Garden City detectives are investigating a burglary report of a New Hyde Park Road restaurant - Gallery Pizza - where a rear door was apparently pried open and approximately $160 in U.S. currency was taken from a cash register. The damage to the door is estimated at $1,000.
March 27: Officer Oswald observed a male 30-year-old from Richmond Hill southbound Washington Avenue driving his vehicle on the wrong side of the yellow lane markings. He was stopped and arrested for DWI (.10 percent blood alcohol content), two lane violations and for not wearing a seat belt.
March 28: After a lengthy investigation involving New York City detectives and postal inspectors, Garden City officers arrested a male 31-year-old from Brooklyn for identity theft where he used a debit card in the name of a Garden City resident to make unauthorized ATM withdrawals in Brooklyn on four different occasions totally over $4,300 in November. He was arrested at Brooklyn County Court where he was being arraigned on unrelated charges. He was charged with identity theft.
March 29: Garden City police conducted a seatbelt inspection checkpoint on Nassau Boulevard where the issued 15 tickets for seatbelt violations and four tickets for miscellaneous traffic violations.
March 30: At approximately 4 a.m. Sgt. Jacobsen was alerted that a Nassau County Caper Alarm that was placed at the Nissan Auto Storage Area on Stewart Avenue due to recent tire and rim thefts was activated. Upon arrival, he observed three subjects on the grounds attempting to remove tires and rims from new autos parked there. As Sgt. Jacobsen and other responding officers approached the subjects they fled on foot in an easterly direction. The officers then chased the subjects and, with the assistance of a Nassau County officer and MTA canine officers, stopped and arrested two of the subjects on Commercial Avenue. The third subject was not apprehended. The two arrested subjects were a male 23-year-old and a male 25-year-old, both from Freeport. Both subjects were arrested and charged with attempted grand larceny, criminal trespass and possession of burglary tools (lug wrench and floor jack). Garden City detectives were then assigned to the case and it was determined that the male 25-year-old was also responsible for a similar theft of eight tires and rims from two Mercedes Benzes in Massapequa on March 29. The male 23-year-old was charged for an unrelated stalking charge stemming from a domestic incident that occurred in East Rockaway in January.
March 29: Garden City detectives arrested a male 20-year-old from Merrick and a female 18-year-old from Merrick for assaulting another female and male at an incident on Arthur Street on March 27. The male subject had approached a male 19-year-old from Garden City and punched him several times in the face resulting in the victim receiving a laceration over his left eye that required three stitches to close the wound. The female subject approached the other victim, a female 18-year-old from Merrick, and repeatedly kicked and punch her causing her to fall to the ground and to receive several cuts, bruises and swelling to her hip and right eye.