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…]
The Third Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 in New Cassel. [Read more…]
Nassau County Police are looking for this man in connection with two Westbury bank robberies.
The subject is wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred at Bethpage Federal Credit Union, 750 Old Country Rd., Westbury at 11:14 a.m. on Feb. 23; as well as a robbery at TD Bank at 6060 Brush Hollow Rd. in Westbury on March 29 at noon. [Read more…]
The Village of Westbury and the Town of North Hempstead have partnered to help fight illegal housing in New Cassel and Westbury. The joint agreement, titled “Halt Illegal Housing” was introduced by Village of Westbury Mayor Peter Cavallaro, in conjunction with North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Town Councilwoman Viviana Russell during a press conference on March 27.
“This sharing of information will assist both municipalities to successfully locate, cite and prosecute the maximum number of violators,” said Bosworth. “We’ll be sharing our best practices and educating our realtors of their responsibilities under the law and also urging residents to report any problematic conditions or situations that they might observe.” [Read more…]
The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a Bank Robbery that occurred on Sunday, March 29 at 12 p.m. in Westbury.
According to Robbery Squad Detectives, a male black subject in his twenties, 6’-6’2”, wearing a dark plaid jacket, brown knit cap, clear glasses and black pants entered the TD Bank, 6060 Brush Hollow Road and presented a demand note to a teller. After obtaining an undetermined amount of U.S. currency, the subject fled on foot in an unknown direction. [Read more…]
The Village of Westbury, working together with the Nassau County Police Department, executed an administrative search warrant last week for a single family home that was found to be illegally occupied by 14 people.
The warrant was signed by Village Justice Thomas Liotti on March 4.
Upon inspection, building inspectors found multiple housing and fire code violations, which resulted in 21 summonses to the owner. Among the violations were multiple counts of illegal rental units within the home, multiple kitchens, property and maintenance violations and an insect infestation. [Read more…]
The Third Squad reports the details of a Burglary which occurred on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 1:30 a.m. in Westbury. [Read more…]
A New Cassel man was sentenced to 35 years in prison yesterday after fatally shooting another man after an argument on Prospect Avenue.
Naqunne Jackson was sentenced to 35 years to life in prison by Nassau County Court Judge David Sullivan. A Nassau jury found Jackson guilty on Dec. 1, 2014 of Murder in the 2nd Degree (an A felony) and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree (a C felony). The jury reached its verdict after 45 minutes of deliberation at the end of a week-long trial. [Read more…]