Nov. 26: A dark colored SUV left the scene of a two-vehicle property damage accident on New Hyde Park Road at Plaza Road.
Nov. 26: Officers responded to a railroad gate malfunction at the Hilton Avenue crossing.
Nov. 26: An unknown person bought a cell phone without authorization from a local phone store, using the identity of a resident without permission.
Nov. 26: A GPS was removed from a vehicle parked at a Westbury Road residence.
Nov. 26: Officer Roumeliotis stopped a cement mixer truck on Old Country Road and Rockaway Avenue due to liquid cement being spilt in large amounts onto the roadway causing a hazardous condition. The cement was removed from the roadway by the vehicle’s owner, under the supervision of Nassau County DPW. The driver of the vehicle, a 39-year-old man from Selden, was charged with driving with a load that wasn't secure, as well as three other equipment violations.
Nov. 27: The rear door to a residence on Willow Street was found damaged. At this time the proceeds taken appear to be miscellaneous jewelry. The suspect in this case was apprehended by Garden City detectives on Nov. 30.
Nov. 27: Officers responded to a traffic light malfunction at the intersection of Nassau Boulevard and Merillon Avenue.
Nov. 28: Officer Russell observed a vehicle driving erratically and aggressively on New Hyde Park Road. The driver, a 31-year-old man from Queens, was arrested and charged with DWI (.09 percent blood alcohol content), two unsafe lane violations and a unsafe turn violation.
Nov. 28: A light post was found damaged on the lawn of an Osborne Road residence.
Nov. 29: Two male subjects in a vehicle attempted to steal two skateboards from the sidewalk area on Chester Avenue. When the owners approached the vehicle, the subjects fled the area, leaving the skateboards behind. The vehicle is described as a gold Mitsubishi Outlander.
Nov. 29: Officer Edwards responded to the Fed-Ex Parking Field for a report of a stolen auto. Upon completion of his report, he returned to patrol where he discovered the vehicle being operated on St. James Street South. He stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver, an 18-year-old from Hempstead, for felony possession of stolen property.
Nov. 30: Officer Florio stopped a vehicle on Stewart Avenue and Adams Street for speeding (56 mph in a 30-mph zone) and driving without the headlights in operation. The driver, a 35-year-old man from Bellerose, was arrested for DWI (.09 percent blood alcohol content), speeding and the headlight violation.
Nov. 30: The Garden City Police Department, Hempstead Police Department and the Nassau County Police Department Criminal Intelligence Rapid Response Team (CIRRT) conducted a burglary detail within the village to address a burglary pattern. Read the full story here.
Nov. 30: A door window to a Hampton Road residence was found damaged.
Dec. 1: Officer Walsh arrested a 53-year-old woman from Merrick for the theft of a designer sweater valued at $278 from Lord & Taylor.
Dec. 1: Officers responded to Second Street for a power outage report.
Dec. 2: Police conducted a commercial vehicle inspection on New Hyde Park Road: 14 vehicles were inspected, seven vehicles were taken out of service and 69 tickets were issued for various traffic safety violations including: an overweight violation, two unlicensed operators, an unsecured heavy machinery violation, a fuel leak violation and two defective brakes violations.
Dec. 2: Officer Buonaiuto stopped a vehicle for speeding (45 MPH) on New Hyde Park Road and Yale Street. The driver was charged with driving with two outstanding license suspensions, speeding and uninspected auto.
Dec. 3: Deep scratches were found on the hood, trunk and passenger side of a vehicle parked at a Brompton Road residence.
Dec. 3: A box of household items delivered by a courier service was stolen from a porch to a Jefferson Street residence.