2012-11-29 / Community

The Office Cat


ILLEGAL DUMPING: Police Aide Alilionis issued an appearance ticket to a Westbury business for allegedly dumping construction debris in a handicap parking space on Kellum Place on November 14th.

DWI ARREST: On November 15th at 4 PM, Officer Touhy responded for a report of an intoxicated driver in the vicinity of 9th Street. Upon checking the area, he located the subject, a 48 year old Williston Park man, allegedly operating his vehicle in Parking Field 9E. Upon an investigation, the subject was arrested for DWI (refused test).

DOMESTIC INCIDENT: On November 18th Garden City Police Officers responded to a domestic incident which resulted in the arrest of a 39 year old Garden City man for assault and criminal mischief. The man allegedly choked the victim and also prevented the victim from calling the police.

MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS: On November 20th Officer Federlein was conducting traffic enforcement on Clinton Road when he observed a vehicle traveling south in the vicinity of Avalon Road at 55 MPH in a 30 MPH zone. The vehicle was stopped and the driver, a 22 year old Coram man, was subsequently arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation (5 license suspensions/revocations), speeding, tinted windows and missing front plate.

DVD THEFTS: On November 21st Officer Touhy responded to the Garden City Library for a reported theft of DVD’s. Upon his investigation, a 35 year old Hempstead man was arrested for the alleged theft of 14 DVD’s. In addition, a companion of the subject, a 53 year old Hempstead man, was arrested at the scene after police say he was recognized as the subject wanted for the theft of 12 DVD’s from the Library on November 19th.

DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED: On November 22nd Officer Florio observed a vehicle traveling west on Stewart Avenue making a right turn onto Franklin Avenue without stopping for a red light and then proceed north on Franklin Avenue at 60 MPH in a 30 MPH zone. The vehicle was stopped and upon an investigation, the driver, a 29 year old Garden City man, was arrested for driving while impaired by alcohol (.06 BAC), Speeding and two turn/lane violations.

A LARGE ROCK was thrown though a widow at the Mobil Station located on Franklin Avenue on November 23rd.

FAILURE TO STOP: According to detectives, on November 24th a 69 year old Garden City man was operating his 2001 Nissan Pathfinder attempting to make a left turn onto eastbound Old Country Road from northbound Linden Street. Police say he struck a motorcycle which was traveling eastbound in the right lane of Old Country Road and failed to stop. The operator of the motorcycle, a 29 year old Mineola man, suffered internal injuries as well as a partial amputation of his right foot. He was transported to an area hospital and is listed in critical but stable condition. A Garden City patrol officer located the defendant driving on a side street in close proximity to the accident. He was charged with leaving the scene of a serious physical injury collision.

BURGLARY ARREST: A 19 year old Hicksville man was arrested for a Burglary in Garden City on November 24th. According to detectives, Garden City police officers responded to a Roosevelt Avenue residence on September 3rd for a report of an alarm. The officers discovered window screens on the first and second floor had been cut and an unknown person had entered the second floor of the home. No proceeds were reported stolen. The officers notified the Nassau County Police Crime Scene Unit to respond after discovering apparent fingerprints. The Crime Scene Unit was able to obtain a latent finger print that matched the defendant. He is charged with Burglary 2nd degree

DWI ARREST: On November 24th Officer Oswald arrested a 34 year old Roslyn man, in the vicinity of Meadow Street and Washington Avenue after allegedly observing him speeding southbound on Franklin Avenue and not signaling turns onto Main Street and then Meadow Street. Police say the man continued to drive recklessly on Meadow Street committing numerous other traffic violations. The subject was arrested for DWI (.14 BAC), reckless driving, speeding, five lane/turn violations, a stop sign violation, uninsured, uninspected and unregistered operation.

FORGERY ARREST: Officer Sansone arrested a 17 year old Queens girl on November 24th for possession of a forged instrument and attempted petit larceny after she allegedly tried to cash a forged check at TD Bank. The check was in the name of a New Jersey business.

THEFT ARREST: On November 24th Officer Russell arrested a 25 year old Queens man for the alleged theft of $682 in merchandise from Lord and Taylor Department Store.

OFFICER OSWALD stopped a vehicle traveling north on Clinton Road on November 25th after observing it fail to signal lane changes and for driving over the center lane markings. The driver, a 28 year old Port Washington man, was arrested and charged with DWI (.10 BAC), three lane violations, not wearing a seatbelt, unlicensed operation and uninsured operation.

DOMESTIC INCIDENT: A 31 year old Garden City man was arrested during a domestic incident on Thanksgiving after allegedly choking another family member and for intentionally damaging that person’s property.

AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED: On November 26th, Police Officer Sansone stopped a 25 year old Hempstead man for allegedly speeding (50 MPH) on Clinton Road at Willow Street. He was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation for having a driver license suspension due to a previous DWI arrest.

A 47 YEAR OLD Glen Oaks woman was cited for leaving the scene of a property damage accident that occurred on Nassau Boulevard on November 21st.

THEFTS FROM CARS: Several parked vehicles were entered during the overnight hours on Rockaway Avenue, Dover Avenue, Brompton Rd and Whitehall Boulevard on November 27th. A GPS, money, and other electronic components were taken from one vehicle and a GPS and a charger was taken from another vehicle.

DRUG ARRESTS: Garden City officers assisted Nassau County police on November 27th when they stopped a vehicle on Rockaway Avenue as result of an investigation that originated in Mineola. The Nassau Police officers arrested three occupants in the vehicle (a 20 year old West Hempstead man, a 19 year old Greenvale woman and an 18 year old Oyster Bay woman) for possession of the drug Ecstasy. A 4th subject, a 19 year old Franklin Square man, fled the scene on foot. Officer Matos patrolled the area looking for the subject and observed him in a taxi cab a short distance away. He stopped the vehicle and placed the subject under arrest for possession of Ecstasy. SMOKE AND BLAZES: THE FIRE REPORT

FIREFIGHTERS ASSISTED homeowners on Wyatt Road when a leaky boiler caused them to have 2 inches of water in the basement on November 20th. Firemen helped remove the water.

ADMINISTRATORS at Locust School called the fire department on November 22nd after smelling a natural gas odor. It turned out that they were smelling gas from a major leak at 711 Stewart Avenue, which the Westbury Fire Department was dealing with.

FIREFIGHTERS PROVIDED the use of an automatic defibrillator during a cardiac arrest incident on November 22nd at Stewart Avenue and Westminster Road. The victim was taken to the hospital by the Mineola Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

AN ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMER exploded on Cathedral Avenue on November 22nd.

Firefighters responded to an electrical fire in a traffic signal control box at Stratford and Nassau Blvd. on November 22nd.

A TRUCK hit some communication wires on Clinch Avenue on November 23rd, causing the electrical pole to snap and rip the service lines out of a home.

FIREFIGHTERS ASSISTED at a motor vehicle accident at Clinton and Stewart on November 23rd. They extinguished a car fire and helped three people who were injured in the accident, as well as cleaned up spilled automotive fluids.

Firefighters extinguished wires burning behind a home on St. Paul’s Crescent on November 24th.

A PATRON at Garden City Library was trapped in the elevator on November 27th after the elevator’s motor overheated. Firefighters freed her and she was taken to Winthrop Hospital for treatment.

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