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Crime Watch Part Two: Rash of Car Break-ins and Larcenies

Recent police activity as reported by the RVC PD.

Larceny:

On Feb. 27 at 7:04 a.m., a Rockville Avenue resident reported that an unknown person broke the window on his vehicle and stole his laptop computer from his vehicle sometime between Feb. 26 at 10 p.m. and Feb. 27 at 6:35 a.m., while it was parked in the driveway at his residence.  

On Feb. 27 at 8:36 a.m., a S. Lewis Place resident reported that an unknown person broke the window on his vehicle and stole his camera and cell phone from his vehicle sometime between Feb. 27 at 2:30 a.m. and 8 a.m., while it was parked in the driveway at his residence.  

On Feb. 27 at 11:29 a.m., a Rutland Avenue resident reported that an unknown person stole his iPod from his unlocked vehicle sometime between Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. and Feb. 27 at 10:30 a.m., while it was parked in the driveway at his residence.

On Feb. 27 at 6:15 p.m., a Davison Place resident reported that an unknown person stole his portable DVD player and a pair of sunglasses unlocked vehicle sometime between Feb. 26 at 9 p.m. and Feb. 27 at 6 a.m., while it was parked in the driveway at his residence.

On Feb. 28 at 12:05 p.m., a Woodmere resident reported that an unknown person stole the driver’s side mirror from his vehicle sometime between Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., while it was parked in the parking lot at Bally Total Fitness, located at 60 Merrick Road in Rockville Centre.

On Feb. 28 at 6:27 p.m., a Baldwin resident reported that an unknown person stole his wallet containing credit cards and $30 from a locker inside Bally Total Fitness, located at 60 Merrick Road in Rockville Centre.

On March 2 at 2:30 p.m., a Nanuet resident reported that an unknown person stole her pocketbook containing her wallet, credit cards, eyeglasses, automobile keys, digital camera, and $200 while she was inside Kasey’s Restaurant, located at 23 N. Park Ave. the previous night sometime between 11 p.m. and midnight.

On March 2 at 7:45 p.m., a Mount Sinai resident reported that an unknown person made unauthorized purchases from his TD Bank debit account without authorization at the King Kullen supermarket, located at 127 Sunrise Highway in Rockville Centre.

On March 2 at 8:45 p.m., a North Forest Avenue resident reported that an unknown person broke the window on his motor vehicle and stole his GPS device from his vehicle sometime between March 2 at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., while it was parked in the parking lot to the rear of his residence.     

On March 2 at 9:10 p.m., a North Forest Avenue resident reported that an unknown person broke the window on her motor vehicle and stole $0.50 from her vehicle sometime between March 2 at at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., while it was parked in the parking lot to the rear of her residence.     

On March 3 at 9:25 a.m., a Hempstead resident reported that an unknown person had stolen her motor vehicle sometime between March 2 at 7 p.m. and March 3 at 8:45 a.m. while it was parked in the vicinity of 55 Windsor Ave. in Rockville Centre. The vehicle was recovered at approximately 11 a.m. after being involved in a motor vehicle accident in the Nassau County Fifth Precinct.

On March 4 at 10:32 p.m., a Freeport resident reported that an unknown person had stolen his motor vehicle sometime between March 4 at 9:15 p.m. and 10:32 p.m., while it was parked in the parking lot at Molloy College, located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue in Rockville Centre.

ID Theft:

On March 1 at 5:21 p.m., a St. Marks Avenue resident reported that an unknown person made two unauthorized withdrawals from his TD Bank savings and checking accounts without authorization.

On March 2 at 8:39 a.m., a Greystone Road resident reported that an unknown person made unauthorized online purchases from her Chase Bank checking account without authorization.

On March 2 at 5:11 p.m., a Brower Avenue resident reported that an unknown person made unauthorized purchases from her Astoria Federal Savings Bank Visa debit account without authorization.

Frank March 13, 2012 at 06:04 PM
Surprise? Not so much...
opinion-ated March 14, 2012 at 02:14 PM
Lesson learned : your vehicle is not a safe for laptops cameras wallets and other valuables. Duh.
Carlo March 15, 2012 at 05:07 AM
I think its time to install cameras in town to keep the mischief down and restore some quality of life to us that live here...
Frank March 15, 2012 at 01:57 PM
Tried to pitch that same angle for red light scofflaws to LIRR platforms. Seems many people in RVC are against the Orwellian model; although NYC has been using that same model very effectively. Either you're for Big Brother or Against. In the case of parking motorists, I would be FOR big brother.

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