Crime Blotter: Resident Struck By Car, Stolen Cars and a Domestic Incident

A female 63-year-old from Garden City was hit by a car on Kellum Place.

Police say a female 63-year-old from Garden City was hit by a car on Kellum Place.
Police say a female 63-year-old from Garden City was hit by a car on Kellum Place.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Garden City Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Dec. 5: Officer Sommer stopped a vehicle on Meadow Street and Prospect Avenue for dark tinted windows. It was determined that the driver, a male 24-year-old from Uniondale, had 17 outstanding driver's license suspensions. He was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation.

Dec. 5: The department is investigating a report of fraudulent charges against a resident’s debit card totaling more than $9,000.

Dec. 6: A Honda CRV was reported stolen from a Wellington Road residence.

Dec. 6: Officer Petraglia arrested a female 34-year-old from Georgia for grand larceny. She was charged with the theft of assorted merchandise totaling more than $1,000 in value. On the same day, Officer Petraglia also arrested a female 34-year-old from Brooklyn for the theft of a bottle of perfume valued at $115.

Dec. 6: Two bank checks totaling $960 were stolen from a desk at a Franklin Avenue office.

Dec. 6: A clothing item was stolen from a vehicle parked at a Weyford Terrace residence. An iPod was stolen from a vehicle parked at another Weyford Terrace residence. An iPod was stolen from a vehicle parked at a Somerset Avenue residence.

Dec. 6: At 9 p.m., the police department received a call from a Kildare Road resident that a male subject had just attempted to gain access to his residence through a window. The witness states that when the subject saw him, he fled the scene in a van. The witness provided the vehicle information to the police department. Officer Florio responded to the area and observed the suspect vehicle traveling north on Denton Road. He stopped the vehicle on Jericho Turnpike. Upon an investigation the subject was charged with attempted burglary of the Kildare Road residence as well as previous burglaries on Nov. 27 at a Weyford Terrace residence and Nov. 30 at a Sackville Road residence. The subject is a male 19-year-old from Hempstead and he worked at a nearby business in Garden City Park.

Dec. 7: Police report a domestic incident arrest in which a male 28-year-old from Roosevelt was arrested for criminal contempt after violating a Nassau County court order of protection by threatening and hitting his girlfriend at the Mobil station on Franklin Avenue.

Dec. 7: Officer Walsh arrested a male 31-year-old from Great Neck for the theft of $890 in merchandise from Lord & Taylor. The subject was also charged with marijuana possession.

Dec. 7: Police conducted a commercial vehicle inspection on Nassau Boulevard, inspecting 15 vehicles, placing three out of service, issuing 82 tickets for safety and traffic violations and citing four vehicles for hazardous materials violations.

Dec. 7: A wallet containing credit cards and money as well as a laptop computer were removed from a vehicle parked at a Brook Street residence.

Dec. 7: Officers responded to Kellum Place where a pedestrian, a female 63-year-old from Garden City, was struck by a vehicle being operated by a female 55-year-old from Oceanside. The vehicle was backing up when it struck the pedestrian, who was transported to Winthrop-University Hospital with a hip injury.

Dec. 9: Officer Oswald stopped a vehicle on Clinton Road after observing it weaving from lane to lane and driving over the double yellow lines. During the stop, Officer Oswald observed wires hanging from the steering column and no keys in the ignition. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the subject, a male 18-year-old from Baldwin, stole the vehicle from a Franklin Square service station on Dec. 7. He was arrested and charged with grand larceny of an auto, DWI (refused testing), two lane violations and uninsured operation.

Dec. 10: The Garden City Police Department is investigating an incident where a resident received a phone call from a male caller who stated that her son was injured in a car accident with his nephew and needed $1,500 to pay for the hospital bill. When the resident questioned the caller, he threatened to harm her son. It was discovered that the resident’s son was not in an accident and he was accounted for. The call is apparently part of an ongoing scam throughout Nassau County where there have been numerous instances of a telephone scam threatening family members in return for money. Anyone who believes they have been a victim of this scam is advised to call 911 immediately.

Dec. 11: Two rolls of electrical wire and two-and-a-half sheets of copper flashing were removed from a house under construction on Third Street. Total loss: $825.

Dec. 11: Two packages delivered to a Meadow Street residence were reported stolen from the front of the home.

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


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