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Crime Blotter: Heroin Bust, Wrong Way Driver and Chase Bank Grand Larceny

A joint investigation by Chase Bank staff and the Garden City Police Department resulted in the arrest of a female 21-year-old from Far Rockaway.
A joint investigation by Chase Bank staff and the Garden City Police Department resulted in the arrest of a female 21-year-old from Far Rockaway.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Garden City Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Feb. 20: At approximately 3:30 a.m., Officer Laurita observed a vehicle traveling north on Nassau Boulevard in the southbound lanes on the wrong side of the center median. He stopped the vehicle and upon his investigation, the driver, a male 19-year-old from Glen Cove, was arrested for DWI (.14 percent blood alcohol content), driving in the wrong lane of traffic, not wearing a seatbelt, unlicensed operation and unregistered vehicle.

Feb. 20: Officers Reilly and Milito arrested a female31-year-old from Amityville for the larceny of $383 in assorted merchandise from Lord & Taylor.

Feb. 20: Officer Sansone was assigned to investigate a report of an erratic driver on Kilburn Road. The vehicle was reported to be driving on a sidewalk and on a front lawn to a Kilburn Road residence with two flat tires. He observed the vehicle traveling west on Stewart Avenue making a left turn onto Edgemere Road where he stopped the vehicle. The driver, a male 19-year-old from Franklin Square, was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident, uninsured operation and unsafe tires.

Feb. 20: A joint investigation by Chase Bank staff on Seventh Street and the Garden City Police Department resulted in the arrest of a female 21-year-old from Far Rockaway for grand larceny, attempted grand larceny and four counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument. The subject had attempted to cash two forged checks in the amount of $4,600 when the alert bank staff determined that they were false. Officer Reilly, the arresting officer, also determined that the subject had already cashed two similar false checks in the amount of $4,500 at a Chase Bank in Hempstead earlier the same day.

Feb. 21: Personal papers were removed from a vehicle parked on Osborne Road. A electronic device was removed from a vehicle parked on Meadow Street.

Feb. 22: Officer Russell stopped a vehicle for passing a red light southbound Franklin Avenue at Second Street. As a re result of his investigation, the driver, a male 32-year-old from Hempstead was arrest for felony aggravated unlicensed operation for having 26 open license suspensions on 12 dates.

Feb. 22: Garden City detectives arrested a male 24-year-old from Levittown for criminal possession of a controlled substance (heroin) in Garden City Parking Field #6.

Feb. 23: A vehicle parked on Kenwood Rd was entered and rummaged through.  Nothing was taken from the vehicle.

Feb. 23: Officer Caputo arrested a female 43-year-old from Hempstead for the larceny of $119.50 in assorted merchandise from Sears.

Feb. 24: Four wheels and tires valued at $2000 were stolen from a vehicle parked in the driveway of a Garden Street residence.

Feb. 24: A vehicle parked on Keenan Place was entered and rummaged through.  Nothing was taken from the vehicle.

Feb. 25: Garden City detectives are investigating reported graffiti at Adelphi University.

Feb. 25: A truck inspection was conducted on Washington Avenue. Seven trucks were inspected and all were placed out of service; four trucks were issued Hazmat violations; six overweight tickets were issued and 64 tickets were issued overall.

Feb. 27: Vehicles parked on Third Place, Meadow Street and Ash Street were entered and rummaged through. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicles.

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

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