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Cops: Pair to Be Arrested in Nail Salon Robberies

Man and woman accused of armed robberies across Long Island.

Authorities expect that an Islip Terrace man and woman will be charged with five heists at nail salons across Nassau County.

The robberies occurred between Dec. 23 and Dec. 30 in Valley Stream, Franklin Square, Wantagh and New Hyde Park, police said.

The pair was already arrested for nail salon robberies in Suffolk.

Suffolk County Police charged Salvatore Scimeca, 55, on Wednesday with four counts of first degree robbery, as well as counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument and first degree attempted robberies at salons in December in Islip, Islip Terrace, East Islip and Copiague.

Elise Sandberg, 34, is charged with four counts of first degree robbery and one count of first degree attempted robbery. She, took is expected to be charged with additional robberies in Nassau. 

Scimeca and Sandberg, who both live at 255 Islip Boulevard in Islip Terrace, were scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Central Islip.

joesph McCormick January 03, 2014 at 09:52 AM
I am sure they have the Dope Heroin Dissease--banks--salons all the same no-violent--we have two robberies a week in Nassau!!
joesph McCormick January 03, 2014 at 09:54 AM
We Have No Treatment in Nassau County!!!
joesph McCormick January 03, 2014 at 10:07 AM
Big Jail Big Payroll and a make believe Drug Court!! and a crazy DA!! They create Heroin Addicts--Nassau Needs a Hard Look at Drug Treatment--or Robery and non violent crime will get worse--our young people are at real risk--and worse Death!Overdose is addressed in Nassau with a shot of some kind to prevent death---another sad Joke on the People of Nassau

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