Crime Blotter: Pine Street Burglary, Pedestrian Struck and a Drug Bust

A Lynbrook man, fired from a contracting job, returned to a Pine Street residence and removed assorted power tools, police said.

A Lynbrook man, fired from a contracting job, returned to a Pine Street residence and removed assorted power tools, police said.
A Lynbrook man, fired from a contracting job, returned to a Pine Street residence and removed assorted power tools, police said.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Garden City Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Jan. 19: The police department collected 25 used cell phones from residents and forwarded them to the Cell Phones for Soldiers Program so that service men and woman oversees will receive phone access availability to contact family members and friends back home.
Jan. 23: With the assistance of the Adelphi Public Safety Officers, Officers Touhy and Walsh arrested a female 26-year-old from Forest Hills and a male 29-year-old from Bayside for the theft of an iPod from a room in Hagedorn Hall at Adelphi University. Both subjects were students at the university.

Jan. 23: A female pedestrian was standing outside her vehicle in a parking space on Franklin Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle that left the scene eastbound on Tenth Street without stopping. The victim suffered leg and arm injuries. The vehicle is described as a gold Lexus with the first three digits on the license plate being possibly “DHA”.
Jan. 24: Officers responded to traffic light malfunctions on Old Country Road at Franklin Avenue and New Hyde Park Road at Fairmount Boulevard.
Jan. 24: As the result of an ongoing investigation, Garden City detectives arrested a male 42-year-old from Lynbrook for burglary. The subject, who was fired as a contractor for a Pine Street residence, returned to that residence on two separate dates in December and removed assorted power tools belonging to the homeowner. Lynbrook Police detectives assisted the Garden City detectives in the location and apprehension of the subject.

Jan. 24: The department is investigating an incident where an unauthorized store credit card account was opened in the name of a resident.

Jan. 26: Officer Lamardo arrested a male 18-year-old from Hempstead for leaving the scene of a property damage accident after being involved in a two-vehicle traffic accident on Franklin Avenue and Main Street before driving away without exchanging information.

Jan. 26: Officer Oswald stopped a male 25-year-old from Mineola for speeding (50 mph) and not signaling a lane change on Franklin Avenue. Upon an investigation, the subject was arrested for DWI (.14 percent blood alcohol content), aggravated unlicensed first degree for driving with a license suspended for DWI, possession of two bags of alleged cocaine, four lane violations, speeding, uninsured operation and unregistered operation.

Jan. 27: Officer Oswald stopped a male 36-year-old from Hempstead on Meadow Street for driving westbound in the eastbound lanes impeding traffic. When the subject was advised that he would be arrested for DWI, he pushed the officer away and fled the scene on foot. With the assistance of other responding officers, Officer Oswald caught the subject on Washington Avenue where he again refused to be handcuffed and resisted being arrested. The subject was then placed under arrest and charged with DWI, resisting arrest, impeding traffic, a lane violation, no seatbelt, uninsured operation and uninsured operation. Officer Oswald received injuries to his hands, arms and legs during the incident and was treated at a local hospital.

Jan. 27: A female 67-year-old from Queens accidently turned her vehicle onto the railroad tracks on Clinton Road causing it to be wedged in the tracks. Police officers secured the scene until the vehicle was able to be pulled off the tracks by a tow vehicle. There was no reported damage to the train tracks.
Jan. 28: A Nassau County handicap parking permit was reported lost or stolen from a vehicle parked on Jefferson Street.

Jan. 29: Officer Sansone stopped a male 58-year-old from Hempstead in Nassau County Parking Field for multiple lane/turn violations on County Seat Drive by the courts. Upon an investigation, he was arrested and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation (12 open driver's license violations), three lane/turn violations, defective turn signal and uninsured operation.

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


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