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Break-Ins At Westbury Schools

More than 30 computers have been stolen from Westbury schools recently, in a continuing string of burglaries plaguing the district.

The Nassau County Police Department said that this past Sunday, Jan. 18, between the hours of 2:30 and 6:20 a.m., 13 computers were stolen from Powells Lane School. There was a broken window, and the incident is under investigation.

The Old Westbury Police Department is also investigating a burglary at Westbury High School which resulted in the loss of 20 iMacs, valued at approximately $35,000. [Read more...]

Robbery At Westbury Hess

The Major Case Bureau is investigating a robbery that occurred on Monday, Jan. 19 at 9:14 p.m. in Westbury.

According to Robbery Squad detectives, a male black subject entered the Hess Gas Station located at 880 Old Country Road and demanded cash from a 36 year old male employee while displaying a silver handgun. After obtaining an undetermined amount of money and several packs of cigarettes the subject then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The male black subject is described as 5’11” – 6’ tall, thin build, dark clothing, black mask. [Read more...]

Man Shot On Roslyn Road

Nassau County police confirmed the area’s first homicide of 2015 after an attempted robbery last night at 9:36 p.m. in Mineola.

According to police, Oscar Granados, 43, of Mineola, was shot and killed on Roslyn Road near 2nd Street and that authorities are still gathering information. Police said Granados was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:42 p.m.

“We are currently investigating his whereabouts from [Sunday, Jan. 11] from about 5 p.m. until he returned home at about 9:30 p.m.,” Homicide Squad Commanding Officer Det. Captain John Azzata said. [Read more...]

Westbury Man Stabs Ex

A Westbury man was arrested Jan. 7 after attempting to kill his ex-girlfriend in Uniondale.  [Read more...]

Woman Pulls Gun On Teen

 Third Squad detectives are investigating an incident that occurred on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 5 p.m. in Westbury.

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Woman Robbed At Costco

Third Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 5:05 pm in Westbury. [Read more...]

Robbery In New Cassel

The Third Squad is investigating a robbery that occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11:20 p.m. in New Cassel.

According to detectives, a 36 year old male driver working for Centro American Taxi responded to the vicinity of 3 Dogwood Lane to pick up a fare. At this time an unknown male subject approached and opened his cab rear door while pointing a black handgun and demanded cash.  [Read more...]

Man Shot After Run-Down Attempt

A Baldwin man attempted to run over police officers in Westbury on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 4:19 a.m. after attempting to flee Clinton Street in a stolen vehicle. [Read more...]

Bravery Above And Beyond The Job

It was just a regular day for Westbury School District Security Guard Tony Hollie. He was driving near the high school on his 15-minute break when he noticed a young woman struggling in the back of a car. Then Hollie saw the driver of the car run two stop signs. When the driver stopped for traffic at a third one, the girl jumped out of the car and hit the ground in front of Hollie’s truck.

“I jumped out to assist her, and then the guy jumped out to recapture her. We had a conversation and then he didn’t want any part of that, so he got in his vehicle and she got back in the car with him,” Hollie says. “I called my superiors and we called the police.” [Read more...]

Local Violates Leandra’s Law

A Westbury woman was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated with a child in the car yesterday in Williston Park at 4:45 p.m. [Read more...]