The following information was provided by Nassau and Suffolk county law enforcement authorities. An arrest is merely an accusation. It does not indicate guilt.
The is seeking the public’s help in connection with the latest incident of vandalism on Long Island's North Shore with anti-semitic overtones.
Vandals scratched Nazi swastikas into the exterior of a car parked at a Greak Neck Jewish Center last week.
Police said the vandalism took place sometime between 4:30 p.m. Friday Jan. 6 and 11 a.m. Saturday Jan 7. The victim’s vehicle was parked in the side parking lot of Babylonian Jewish Center, located at 440 Great Neck Road.
The vandal or vandals intentionally caused damage to the vehicle by scratching the swastikas and other marks on the vehicle. The damaged vehicle is described as a blue colored sedan, four door 1998 Mercedes Benz.
Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who can identify the subject(s) or has any information about this crime to call our toll free hotline: 1-800-244-TIPS (8477).
A Syosset man is charged stealing electronics and credit cards from cars, Nassau County police said.
A woman called the police after she witnessed a man breaking into her 80-year-old neighbor's 2004 Honda Sunday morning, police said. She notified the owner of the car, who looked out his window and witnessed Steven Kurnicki, 19, of Syosset, rummaging through the Honda, according to police. Kurnicki fled the scene but was found later by responding officers and arrested in Carle Place, detectives said.
Police reported that Kurnicki was found in possession of several GPS units, a radar detector, and credit and check cards which were stolen from a Syosset vehicle on Saturday. A search of Kurnicki's home yielded more GPS units which had been stolen from a car on Friday, said police.
Kurnicki is charged with four counts of fourth degree grand larceny and three counts of petit larceny. He will be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Monday.
Two women were confronted and robbed in a church during Christmas week by a man who fled with cash.
detectives said the robbery occurred in Hicksville on Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 9:15 p.m.
Two women, ages 47 and 26, were at the United Methodist Church at 130 W. Old Country Road, working in the church office.
A white man, described in detail as in his late 40’s, with gray/white beard, average build, wearing a black knit ski cap, dark gray waist length jacket and faded blue or gray pants, entered the church, pulled a knife and demanded money.
He took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in an unknown direction, detectives said.
- An inmate at the Nassau County Correctional Center was killed Saturday morning after getting into a fight with another prisoner, according to Nassau Police. Antwan Brown, 26, of Long Beach, had been charged with assault and attempted robbery. Police have not identified his attacker. For the full story, click
- The inside of on Front Street was robbed at around 7 p.m. Monday, according to Nassau County Police. Cops on the scene said that "no weapon was displayed" by the suspect. The circumstances behind the robbery are unknown, police added.
A man driving with his 8-year-daughter in the car was charged with drug possession in Massapequa Park on Sunday, Nassau County police said.
David Kruger, 41, was driving on Violet Street at 2:38 a.m. when an officer stopped him because his brake light wasn't working.
During the traffic stop the officer saw a clear plastic bag containing crack cocaine sticking out of a pack of cigarettes on the passenger seat, cops said.
Kruger's daughter was sitting in the back seat. She was unharmed and released to her mother. Kruger was not driving under the influence of drugs, police said.
He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a child, and operating a vehicle with defective brake lights.
Police charged two men in a shooting that injured two teens at a house party in North Amityville on Dec. 31.
First squad detectives charged Nnamdi Ukasoanya, 19, and Rodney Wood, 19, both of Amityville, with assault and criminal use of a firearm for allegedly driving past a house party at 38 Ronald Drive East in North Amityville and firing five or six shots into a group of people standing outside the home.
A student from reported being followed home from school by a person in a white van Friday evening. According to police, a 12-year-old male was walking home from school about 5 p.m. when he noticed a white van was following him. The child made it home unharmed and told his parents, who then called police. For the full story, click
Two girls attending were accosted on their way home from school Thursday, according to a letter sent home to all parents in the South Huntington district.
The students reported that they were walking when a car pulled in front of them and stopped near Craven Street and Foxwood Drive. The driver made several comments toward the girls. They reported that he was engaged in a lewd act.
Suffolk Police have released a sketch of one of the five yet-to-be-identified victims in the that involves eight women, a male and a toddler.
The composite drawing is of a female whose partial remains were found along Ocean Parkway in Nassau in April 2011, and on Blue Point Beach, near Davis Park on Fire Island in April 1996.
In late police released : one of an Asian male estimated to have been between 17 and 23 years old and a white female guessed to have been between 18 and 35 years old at the time of death.