Crime Blotter: Teen Robbed of Bicycle Near Stewart School

Suspect fled the scene by riding the bicycle north on Clinton Road, according to police.

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

Aug. 22: Officer McCarthy arrested a female 70-year-old from Elmont for the theft of several pieces of jewelry valued at $209 from Sears.

Aug. 22: Garden City detectives arrested a male 34-year-old from Astoria for aggravated harassment after it was determined that he made several explicit phone calls to a Garden City resident.

Aug. 23: A cell phone valued at $400 was removed from a backpack in Woodruff Hall at Adelphi University.

Aug. 23: $18 and a tablet computer valued at $500 were stolen from a backpack at a Franklin Avenue business.

Aug. 23: Officers responded to an accident where a vehicle traveling west on St. James Street South was in collision with a bicyclist traveling north on Washington Avenue. The bicyclist, a male 36-year-old from Hempstead, received a knee/leg injury and was transported to Winthrop-University Hospital by ambulance.

Aug. 24: Garden City detectives are investigating an incident where a 14-year-old states he was riding his bicycle on Clinton Road by Stewart School when an unknown male pushed him off the bicycle. The suspect then fled the scene by riding the bicycle north on Clinton Road.

Aug. 25: Money was removed from a vehicle parked at a Transverse Road residence.

Aug. 25: Officer Touhy arrested a female 62-year-old from Franklin Square for the theft of assorted jewelry, total value: $220, from Lord & Taylor.

Aug. 26: An Apple iPhone was removed from a vehicle parked at a Garden Street residence.

Aug. 26: The department is investigating an incident on Clinton Road where a dark colored SUV traveling northbound changed lanes striking another vehicle also traveling northbound before fleeing the scene without stopping. There were no injuries reported.

Aug. 26: At 2:37 a.m., Officer Conti observed a vehicle traveling north on Clinton Road without its headlights on. Upon stopping the vehicle, he determined that the operator and three occupants in the vehicle were 15 year old youths from Garden City. The operator was cited for unlicensed operation. In addition, all of the youths were released to their families.

Aug. 27: Loose change was removed from a unlocked vehicle parked at a Willow Street residence.

Aug. 28: Officers assisted the MTA with a railroad gate malfunction on New Hyde Park Road on the Main Line.

Aug. 29: Officer Russell stopped a vehicle on Cathedral Avenue for speeding (40 mph in a 30-mph zone). Upon his investigation, the driver, a male 50-year-old from Port Washington, was arrested for an outstanding Nassau County traffic warrant, three counts of aggravated unlicensed operation (1:suspension for prior DWI arrest, 2:three suspensions for failure to answer summons or pay fine, 3:Suspension for failure to pay child support), switched license plates, unregistered operation and uninsured operation.

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

Jack O'Niel August 30, 2012 at 03:45 PM
Wow, that last one paints quite a picture. If there was a case for locking someone up before they commit a crime this guy would be a good place to start.
Washington August 30, 2012 at 07:43 PM
You said it. Seems like being a bad citizen and a bad driver are highly correlated. GC should step up the traffic patrols. Keep up the good police work!


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