Crime Blotter: $78K Worth of Tires, Rims Stolen

Police report the thefts took place in the Nissan storage facility on Stewart Ave.

The following arrest information was supplied by the Garden City Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Aug. 12: The department is investigating the unauthorized withdrawals from a resident’s ATM account.

Aug. 15: Police personnel along with fire and public works personnel, responded to numerous incidents due to a sudden tropical storm that resulted in serious flooding conditions, power outages, stranded vehicles and vehicle occupants, alarms, tree limbs down and an auto accident.

Aug. 15: At 3:22 a.m., Officer Dallolio was on patrol when he observed a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lanes on Nassau Boulevard, a divided roadway. He stopped the vehicle and upon his investigation, the driver, a male 18-year-old from North Babylon, was arrested and charged with DWI (.11 percent blood alcohol content) and unsafe lane usage.

Aug. 15: The department is investigating an accident in Parking Field 6E where it was reported that a vehicle backed into an occupied parked vehicle and then left the scene without exchanging information. The occupant of the parked vehicle received a neck injury.

Aug. 18: Sergeant Hickey stopped a vehicle for passing a steady red traffic light on Merillon Avenue at Nassau Boulevard. Upon an investigation, the driver, a male 58-year-old from Elmont, was arrested for DWI (.15 percent blood alcohol content), passing a red light and failure to maintain lane of travel.

Aug. 18: Officers responded to a traffic light outage on Franklin Avenue and Old Country Road.

Aug. 19: Officer Oswald stopped a vehicle on Washington Ave. for unsafe lane violations and for driving over the center lane markings. The driver, a male 27-year-old from Maryland, was subsequently arrested forr DWI (.17 percent blood alcohol content) and three unsafe lane violations.

Aug. 19: Officer Punch stopped a vehicle for defective brake lights on Ninth St. Upon an investigation, the driver, a male 17-year-old from Elmont, was charged with driving with switched license plates, defective brake lights, unregistered vehicle, uninsured operation and uninspected vehicle. The vehicle was also impounded.

Aug. 22: Numerous sets of tires and rims were stolen from new vehicles stored in the Nissan storage facility on Stewart Ave. Estimated loss: $78,000.

 Questions about this crime report? Email carisa@patch.com.


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