Benz Tires, Rims Targeted Nearby

Nassau County officials are advising the public of an ongoing series of larcenies involving tires and Rims being removed from 2014 and 2015 Mercedes-Benz vehicles, with one incident occurring in Massapequa. These thefts are occurring throughout the county, police said. [Read more…]

Controversial LNG Project Meeting

Where: Massapequa Public Library, Bar Harbour Building, 40 Harbour Ln., Massapequa

When: Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 6:45-8:45 p.m.

Who: Sane Energy Project, MoveOn Long Island, members of the Long Beach City Council and members of the No LNG Coalition

What: Liberty Natural Gas, LLC is proposing to build Port Ambrose, an offshore facility for liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers just a few miles from the NY/NJ harbor and our beach communities. On Wednesday night, residents of Massapequa will speak out against the project alongside MoveOn Long Island the Long Beach City Council (who has unanimously opposed Port Ambrose and passed a resolution calling on Governor Cuomo to veto the project), Sane Energy Project and members of the NoLNG Coalition. [Read more…]

Arrest In Massapequa Park

On Tuesday, Feb. 24, a police briefing was held in the press room of the Nassau County Police Headquarters at 1490 Franklin Ave., Mineola in regards to the recent arrest of Andrew A. Andrew A. QuattroneQuattrone, 32 of Lindenhurst for Attempted Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance.

Inspector Kenneth Lack, Commanding Officer conducted the briefing. [Read more…]

Terrorists Threaten Mass Mall Owner

westfieldThe owner of Massapequa’s Sunrise Mall was threatened in a new terrorist video by a Somalia-based terror group. [Read more…]

Blue Bows Campaign Commended

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) commended Mark Marrazzo, owner, and Gloria Fenaroli, founder, of Bayview Florist & Montage in Massapequa Park on their “Let’s Paint This Town Blue” camDSC_0008paign, which was organized to mobilize community support for the brave men and women of our Police Departments. The florist is offering blue ribbons to its customers to display in front of their homes to demonstrate that they stand with the police against the vicious charges made against them. Not pictured is co-owner Marion Terwilliger.

Painting The Town Blue

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Owner Mark Marrazzo with one of his blue bows. (Photos by Cynthia Paulis)

Back in December, a customer came into Bayview Florist and Montage of Massapequa Park and asked owner Mark Marrazzo for a blue ribbon to display as a show of support for the police department. Two days later, two officers were tragically gunned down in Manhattan. [Read more…]

Pet Vet Donates Canine Bullet-Proof Vest

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter announced Feb. 10 that Dr. Ned Horowitz, owner of Massapequa Pet Vet, will donate a canine bullet-proof vest to the Nassau County Police Department K-9 Unit.  This donation will provide proper equipment to protect one of Nassau County’s Police canines. [Read more…]

Crime In Massapequa

The Seventh Squad reported the details of an assault that occurred on Friday, Feb. 6 at 8:50 p.m. in East Meadow.

According to detectives, the defendant Kimberly Trinidad, 28, had been placed under arrest earlier in the day for petit larceny at Walmart in Massapequa. While being transported to detention, Trinidad began to feel ill. A Nassau County Ambulance responded to the transporting officer’s location on Hempstead Turnpike, where the defendant was transferred to the ambulance for transport. While inside the ambulance Trinidad became combative and kicked the male Advanced Medical Technician in the face. The assisting officers were able to secure the defendant and transport her to Nassau University Medical Center for treatment of an unknown medical condition. The AMT was also treated for minor injury to his face.

Trinidad was charged with assault in the second degree and petit larceny. She was arraigned on Saturday, Feb. 7, at First District Court in Hempstead.

Rescue In Massapequa

The Public Information Office reports the details of a water rescue that occurred on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. in Massapequa.

According to police, 911 received a call for a male who fell through the Caroon Lake ice located on Ocean Avenue and Merrick Road.  The 68-year-old victim fell through the ice submerging him chest level in ice cold water when he was attempting to retrieve his dog that ran 20 feet out onto the ice.  A Nassau County Police Sergeant arrived and used a ladder as a crutch across the ice reaching the victim and pulling him to safety.  The shivering dog was also safely recovered. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of hypothermia.

Arrest In Massapequa

Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a larceny that occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 at 2:40 pm in Massapequa.crime

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According to detectives, while working out at Synergy Gym, 5300 Sunrise Highway, the 23-year-old female victim received a text from her bank that her Visa debit card had just been used at a local Waldbaums supermarket. After returning to the gym’s locker room, she discovered that her locker had been broken into and her car keys were missing. The victim went out to the parking lot and observed that her pocketbook had been stolen from her car.

A subsequent investigation by detectives revealed that a female subject made two cash withdrawals from the victim’s account at Astoria Bank branches located in West Babylon and Bay Shore.

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Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident, or if you recognize the person in the photos, to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.crime.png2