Crime In Massapequa

The Seventh Squad is investigating an Attempted Robbery that occurred in Massapequa on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 4:39 a.m.

According to detectives, a 36 year old male sales clerk was working in the rear of Seven Eleven located at 4222 Sunrise Highway when he was approached by an unknown male subject. The subject displayed a machete and demanded money. The clerk then pointed at the window and yelled that the police are coming. The subject then fled out the door on foot and was observed heading south on Hicksville Road.

There were no proceeds. There were no injuries reported.

The subject is described as male, white, 5’7” to 5’10” tall, ripped dark sweatshirt with “Farmingdale” lettering, black ski mask, grey pants, white sneakers.

Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

Arrests In Massapequa

The Seventh Squad reports the details of a robbery which occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 11:25 p.m. in Massapequa Park.

According to detectives, a male victim, 26, exited the rear door of his place of employment, Smokin’ Al’s, located at 4847 Merrick Road, when he was approached by two black males in the back alley.  Both suspects were wearing dark clothing, gloves and ski masks.  One of the suspects displayed a handgun and they took the victims backpack and iPad along with $20 cash.  The suspects fled northbound on Park Boulevard.  No injuries were reported.

Detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.

Arrests In Massapequa

The Narcotics/Vice Bureau reports the arrest of an Amityville man for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance that occurred on Thursday, Oct. 2 in Massapequa Park.

According to detectives, on Thursday, Oct. 2, detectives conducted a narcotics investigation at which time the defendant Dominique D. Lawrence 24, of 39 Glenmalure Street sold an undisclosed amount of heroin to undercover detectives at 6 p.m. and again at 9:47 p.m. on Carman Road in Massapequa. The defendant was placed under arrest without incident.

Lawrence is charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree and two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Friday Oct. 3 at First District Court in Hempstead.

Arrests In Massapequa

The Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a Criminal Mischief that occurred at 4:55 p.m. on Sept. 17, in Massapequa.

According to detectives, a female victim was entering Uncle Giuseppe’s parking lot, at 37 Hicksville Rd., she had a verbal altercation with a white female subject, who was between the ages of 35 to 45 years.  Victim proceeded to park her 2014 white Mercedes Benz and enter the store. When victim returned to her vehicle, she observed that both the driver’s and rear driver’s side door were keyed, causing an estimated $4,000.00 in damage. Video surveillance shows the same subject, causing damaged to vehicle.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous.

Arrests In Massapequa

Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives report the arrests of two individuals for a Narcotics related incident that occurred on Sept. 23 at 5:55 p.m. in Lynbrook.

While conducting a narcotics investigation in a drug prone area of Lynbrook, detectives, along with an undercover Lynbrook Police Department sergeant, observed what was believed to be drug transaction in the parking lot of White Castle, 490 Sunrise Hwy. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Noor Mayan, 30, of 57 Halyard Rd., Valley Stream and Alyssa Romer, 26, of 204 William Rd., Massapequa. [Read more...]

Arrests In Massapequa

A Massapequa man was arrested for assault on Friday, Sept. 19 at 2:20 p.m.

According to detectives, Robert Ruggiero, 43, of 41 Orchard St., while in his residence located at 41 Orchard St., became involved in a verbal and physical altercation with a female victim, 28.  The defendant threw the victim against a wall, grabbed her by then neck and then forcefully squeezed so as to obstruct her ability to breath.  When the victim grabbed a knife for protection, the defendant pulled it from her hand and cut her on the wrist several times.

Nassau County Police Ambulance transported the victim, who sustained minor lacerations, to a local hospital for treatment.

The Bureau of Special Operations police officers arrested the defendant at 5:50 p.m. Ruggiero is being charged with Assault 2nd Degree,  Criminal Possession Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Obstruction Breathing and was arraigned on Saturday, Sept. 20 in First District Court, Hempstead.

More Arrests In Massapequa

Three arrests were made in Massapequa yesterday Sept. 17, for criminal possession of forged devices and instruments.

According to detectives, Donavon Greene, 27, of 118-77 Francis Blvd, Springfield Gardens; Cranston Guy, 41, of 2216 Dutch Broadway, Elmont; and Alberto Parkins, 27, of 1426 Loring Ave., Brooklyn, entered Pathmark Supermarket located at 941 Carmans Ave., presented a fraudulent Coin Star receipt to the cashier and received $79.24 in cash in return.  At the time of their arrest, the defendants were additionally found to be in possession of two re-encoded credit cards, Coin Star receipts, a computer flash drive and a printer with genuine paper from Coin Star.

All three defendants are being charged with Criminal Possession Forgery Devices and Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree.  Parkins is additionally charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree.  The defendants will be arraigned today Sept. 18, in First District Court, Hempstead.

Sex Offender Resides Near Schools

Massapequa parents are Parents in Massapequa are furious that a registered sex offender is living across the street from Grace Day School and Saint Rose of Lima elementary schools.

Thomas Alaimo resides across the street from the two schools on Merrick Road, and is able to continue living there due to a loophole in Nassau County Law. He can also not be forced to relocate.

Staff at Grace Day School has been notified to enforce all safety protocols within the school. Saint Rose of Lima is expected to follow the same protocol.

Arrests Made In Massapequa Park

The Seventh Squad reported the arrest of six males for Criminal Trespassing that occurred on July 6, 2014 at 4 p.m. in Massapequa Park.

According to detectives, police received a call for kids trespassing inside a professional building located at 1035 Park Blvd.  Detectives were able to obtain video footage from the owner and after an investigation, the following defendants surrendered to the Seventh Precinct:

Michael Drosihn, 19, of 319 Forest Ave., Massapequa.  Defendant Drosihn was arrested on July 24 and was arraigned at First District Court, Hempstead on the same day.

Samuel Purish, 17, of 122 Biltmore Blvd., Massapequa.  Defendant Purish was arrested on July 25 and was released on a Nassau County Desk Appearance Ticket, returnable to First District Court on Aug. 8, 2014.

Michael Kendrick, 17, of 128 1st Ave., Massapequa Park was arrested on Aug. 18 and released on a Nassau County Desk Appearance Ticket , returnable to First District Court on Sept. 3, 2014.

Jonathan Jones, 16, of 4 Cedar St., Massapequa was arrested on Aug. 25, 2014 and released on a Nassau County Desk Appearance Ticket, returnable to First District Court on Sept. 10, 2014.

Thomas Nicoletti, 16, of 201 Brendan Ave., Massapequa Park was arrested on Sept. 1, 2014 and released on a Nassau County Desk Appearance Ticket, returnable to First District Court on Sept. 17, 2014.

Antonio Halstead, 18, of 700 Broadway, Amityville was arrested on Sept. 10, 2014 and released on a Nassau County Desk Appearance Ticket, returnable to First District Court on Sept. 24, 2014.

The defendants are being charged with Criminal Trespassing in the third degree.  Defendant Drosihn is also charged with Criminal Mischief, fourth degree and Criminal Contempt, second degree from an unrelated incident.

Man Arrested In Copper Theft

A Franklin Square man was arrested on Monday in connection with the theft of close to $35,000 in copper wiring in Massapequa between July 19 and Aug. 14.

According to police, Andrew Walsh, 27, while employed as an electrician for an electrical company in Massapequa, removed copper wires and fuses from his unnamed place of employment.

Walsh is being charged with two counts of third-degree burglary and one count of third-degree grand larceny.