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Crimes Nearby: Knifepoint Robber Arrested, Greis Park Graffiti

Find out what crimes happened in the villages around RVC.

The following information was supplied by the Lynbrook and Nassau County Police Departments. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate guilt.

Arrests

  • Cops Arrest Hempstead Man for Knifepoint Robberies: Nassau County Police arrested Brian T. Joseph, 22, of Hempstead, who they say is responsible for a series of knifepoint robberies including the one committed last Thursday at a 7-Eleven store in West Hempstead.
  • Raquan M. Pitt, 19, of Hempstead, was arrested on Sept. 18 at 10:02 p.m. and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance on Lyon Place.
  • Antoine Ages, 37, of Hempstead, was arrested on Sept. 18 at 10:02 p.m. and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance on Lyon Place.
  • Octavia Carrington, 32, of Elmsford, was arrested on Sept. 18 at 10:02 p.m. and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance on Lyon Place.
  • Chander K. Goel, 32, of East Rockaway, was arrested on Sept. 19 at 9:30 a.m. and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, No Passing Zone and No Insurance on Broadway.
  • Tyrell Oliver, 28, of Bay Shore, was arrested on Sept. 19 at 8:15 p.m. and charged with eight counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument (credit cards) on Fowler Avenue.
  • Mario R. Arango, 27, of Bay Shore, was arrested on Sept. 20 at 1:24 p.m, and charged with two counts of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Failed to Stop at Stop Sign and No Insurance on Merrick Road.

Case Reports

Grand Larceny

  • At 3:15 p.m. on Sept. 18, a complainant reports that an unknown person(s) did remove one men’s diamond ring, valued at $1,800, and $140 in assorted currency from their home on Hazel Place.

Burglary

  • The Lynbrook Police responded to a burglary alarm located at 71 Surrey Commons on Sept. 18 at 10:20 p.m. Upon arrival the officers observed that there was a rear window that was forced open and requested that a homeowner be contacted. The homeowner was notified and responded to their home. The total amount of damage to the window is $400. The complainant reports that they were unable to determine what property was missing at the time of this report.

Graffiti

  • A complainant reports that at 11:20 a.m. on Sept. 13 an unknown person(s) did damage three signs located on the Walking/Exercise Trail of Greis Park located between John Street and Wright Avenue. The signs were spray-painted, causing $200 in damage.   

Identity Theft 

  • At 3 p.m. on Sept. 10 a complainant reports that an unknown person(s) did make 18 unauthorized charges to her Citibank Mastercard account. The total amount of the charges is $1,773.23.
  • A complainant reports on Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. that an unknown person(s) did make two unauthorized charges on their Visa debit card. The total amount of the charges is $664.10.
  • At 4:50 p.m. on Sept. 18, a complainant reports that an unknown person(s) did make three unauthorized charges on their Capital One Mastercard. The total amount of the charges is $104.30.

Petit Larceny

  • At 7:58 p.m. on Sept. 14, a complainant reports that $350, a $50 gift card and a book of stamps was stolen from their pocketbook, which was inside their 2002 Ford. The vehicle was parked at 529 Merrick Rd. and the total amount of the loss is $409.20.
  • A complainant reports that at 9:10 p.m. on Sept. 15 an unknown person(s) did take their 2011 Apple iPhone 4 while they were inside Greis Park, located at 55 Wilbur Street. The value of the phone is $500.
  • At 7:50 p.m. on Sept. 19, a complainant reports that two male subjects did take two bicycles and a pair of car ramps from their yard on New Street. Both suspects are described as males, white or Hispanic, 20-30 years of age. The first suspect is about 6’ tall 150-160 lbs, curly hair, dark shorts with white stripes, light-colored shirt and black sneakers.  The second suspect is 5’6” tall, 160 lbs, light-colored shorts, dark shirt, baseball cap and dark sneakers. The value of the property is $500. 
  • A complainant reports on Sept. 19 at 9:15 p.m. that an unknown person(s) did take their white Schwinn “LeTour” bicycle from the rack located at the Lynbrook Train Station. The value of the bicycle is $700.

Criminal Mischief

  • At 12:06 p.m. on Sept. 18, a complainant reports that an unknown person(s) did scratch their 2012 Hyundai, which was parked in their driveway on Peninsula Blvd, with an unknown object. The complainant also had one of their tires slashed. The total amount of the damage is $1,250.

For questions about this crime report, email Tara.Conry@Patch.com.

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