A New Cassel man was arrested on Monday, June 29 at 10:14 p.m. in connection to eight burglaries, after attempting to burglarize a home on Sixth Street. [Read more…]
The Major Case Bureau is investigating a robbery that occurred in Westbury on Sunday, June 14 at 1:53 a.m. [Read more…]
Third Squad detectives are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Sunday, June 14 at 12:27 a.m. in Westbury. [Read more…]
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams, Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter and other elected officials recently announced a pilot program that will equip a number of Nassau County police officers with body cameras in an effort to increase transparency during interactions with the public. As part of the program, a total of 62 cameras will be assigned to 31 officers from the First, Third, and Fifth Precincts, which includes the communities of New Cassel and Westbury.
“Crime is down 25 percent since I took office in 2010,” said Mangano. “Crime is at the lowest levels since statistics were first recorded and Nassau is the safest large suburban county in America. This success is directly attributable to our officers, intelligence-led policing models and strategic communication. Advancements in technology have also made it possible for police officers to receive and input valuable intelligence through the computers in their patrol vehicles, effectively turning these patrol vehicles into mobile police precincts. This body camera pilot program seeks to expand upon our efforts by using the latest technology to increase transparency during interactions with the public, strengthen officer performance by using footage for training and improve evidence documentation for investigations and prosecution.” [Read more…]
A New Cassel woman was arrested on Thursday, June 4 at 4:55 p.m. for Grand Larceny after allegedly taking money from the “Yes We Can” Community Center.
According to detectives, while employed as a front desk clerk at the “Yes We Can” Community Center, located at 141 Garden St. New Cassel, defendant Barbara Jean, 37, between April 7 and May 22, removed three deposit envelopes containing cash of the day from the community center safe. The proceeds were an undetermined amount of US currency.
Jean is charged with Grand Larceny and was arraigned Friday, June 5 at First District Court 99 Main St. in Hempstead.
Two men robbed a Chinese food delivery man last night in New Cassel at 10 p.m.
According to detectives, two male subjects, armed with a gun and knife, approached a Chinese food delivery man in front of 4 Floral Lane, made him lay down on the ground and demanded money. The victim complied and handed over his wallet containing cash, his driver’s license, credit cards and personal papers. One of the subjects then went to the delivery vehicle and removed a GPS and change. Both subjects fled on foot in an unknown with the proceeds in addition to the food.
Police are investigating an assault that occurred Sunday, May 10 at 4:30 a.m. in Carle Place. [Read more…]
Two Westbury men were arrested for a burglary that occurred on Thursday, April 9 at 9:38 p.m. in Hicksville. [Read more…]
Police are looking for two men who stole more than $1,000 worth of beer from the NYCB Theatre at 6:46 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22. [Read more…]
More than 160 firefighters battled an advanced fire this afternoon at Westwood Village townhouse apartments on Brush Hollow Rd. in Westbury.
Assistant Chief of the Westbury Fire Department, Kenneth Gass, says that when firefighters arrived at 4 p.m., all the residents had evacuated and heavy smoke and fire was coming through the roof. [Read more…]