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On June 15th Garden City Police investigated two attempts to cash fraudulent checks against a government account. There is no loss at this time.

Credit card fraud

A fraudulent credit card account was reportedly opened using a victim’s identification without permission.

Unlicensed operation

On June 15th a motorist on Clinton Avenue at Stewart Avenue was charged with unlicensed operation and unsafe turn.

Stray bullet

Garden City Police responded to a report of two damaged vehicles in the driveway of a Meadow Street residence on June 15th. Upon investigation, it was determined the vehicles were damaged by a stray bullet from a shooting scene on Lafayette Street in Hempstead. The investigation is ongoing by GCPD, NCPD, and Hempstead PD.

Suspended license

A motorist on 6th Street on June 15th was charged with driving with a suspended license, suspended registration, and tinted windows.

Missing package

A package delivered to a Mulberry Avenue residence on June 15th was reported missing.

Falling tree injures driver

Officers and the NYU ambulance responded to Clinton Road on June 16th where a fallen tree limb damaged two moving vehicles. One of the operators suffered facial and chest injuries and was transported to a local hospital. 

Email scam

On June 16th a resident received an email appearing to be a bill from a legitimate vendor. She called the number to protest the bill and provided personal information. It was later determined the information was illegally used to transfer funds from her bank account to an unknown account.

Excessive speed

On June 16th a motorist on 1st Street was charged with driving with a suspended license and excessive speed.

Suspended license

A motorist on Clinton Road and Brook Street on June 16th was charged with driving with a suspended license and unregistered auto. 

Arrest for leaving scene

On June 16th 31-year-old motorist was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash that occurred at Garden City Plaza earlier in the day.

Suspended registration

A motorist on 6th Street on June 17th was charged with driving with a suspended license and a suspended registration. 

Truck hits overpass

A truck struck the Cherry Valley overpass on June 17th. He was charged with disregarding bridge clearance signs.

Store theft

A male subject allegedly stole property from Walgreens and fled the scene on foot on June 17th.

Stolen phone

On June 17th a victim reported her cell phone was stolen while attending an event at the Garden City Hotel.

Items taken from vehicles

Items were reported stolen from vehicles parked in a Tanners Pond Road driveway on June 17th.

Road rage arrest

Upon investigation of a May 12th road rage incident on Franklin Avenue, on June 17th Garden City Detectives arrested a 31-year-old male for allegedly punching a male victim in the face causing multiple injuries. He was charged with assault.

Drug arrest

On June 18th Garden City Detectives conducted an investigation on Stewart Avenue which resulted in the arrest of a 45-year-old male for alleged criminal possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and a 67-year-old male for criminal facilitation. 

Trespassing arrest

As a result of a domestic incident investigation at a Cambridge Avenue residence on June 18th, Garden City Police arrested a male subject for allegedly trespassing on a residential property and attempting to enter the home without permission. He was charged with attempted criminal trespass and trespass.

Excessive speed

A motorist on Clinton Road was charged with driving with a suspended license and excessive speed on June 18th. 

Suspended license

A motorist on Stewart Avenue on June 18th was charged with driving with a suspended license and a suspended registration.

Broken limbs

On June 18th Garden City Police responded to Salisbury Avenue for a fallen tree limb in the roadway. They also responded to Chestnut Street for a broken tree limb blocking a sidewalk. The Parks Department was notified in both incidents for branch removal.

Harassment arrest

A 72-year-old male was arrested on 7th Street on June 19th for allegedly threatening harm to a person and his dog. He was charged with harassment.

Attempted package theft

On June 19th Garden City Police investigated a report of a male subject attempting to steal a package from a Lefferts Road porch. The man dropped the package and fled the scene after being confronted by a neighbor.

Excessive speed

A motorist on Clinton Road was charged with driving with a suspended license and excessive speed on June 19th. 

Gas odor

Garden City Police and Firefighters responded to a residence for an odor of gas on June 20th. The residents evacuated the home before arrival of the Fire Department. The condition was corrected, and the occupants returned to the residence.

Vehicle entered

An item was reported stolen from a vehicle parked on Hamilton Place on June 20th.

Unlicensed operation

A motorist on Clinton Road on June 20th was charged with unlicensed operation and excessive speed. On the same day, a motorist on 11th Street was charged with unlicensed operation and unregistered vehicle.

Truck summonses

Two motorists were charged with driving trucks in a no commercial vehicle zone on Stewart Avenue on June 21st.

Fallen limb

Officers responded to Lefferts Road for a fallen tree limb on June 20th.

Faulty detector

GCFD and GCPD responded to a Franklin Avenue business for an alarm on June 20th and determined the cause to be a faulty detector.

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