Crimes Nearby: Man Impersonates Cop, Fire Marshal

Crimes and arrests making headlines nearby.

Man Arrested for Impersonating Fire Marshal, Cop

Garden City detectives said that Christopher Charles of Merrick, who owns a fire restoration business, said he was a fire marshal when he met a victim whose home in Garden City caught fireon Oct. 31. He tried to get the victim to sign a public adjuster's contract. Click here to read the full story.

Man Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge in Beating of Parents-in-Law

A Rockville Centre man has admitted to beating up his wife's parents at his home in August 2011, according to Nassau officials.Click here to read the full story.

Mineola Walgreen's Robbed of Cash, Postage Stamps

According to detectives, a 28-year old female employee while working at Walgreens located at 1 Jericho Turnpike, was approached by a male Hispanic who told the victim to touch his pants, where he held what she believed to be a handgun. Click here to read the full story.

Teen Charged with Assault at Boardwalk

The Long Beach Police Department told Patch that a 16-year-old male intentionally pushed a Long Beach woman, described in age as in her 50s, and caused her to fall backward and strike her head on the ground at Washington Boulevard boardwalk at about 9:40 p.m. Nov. 2. Police did not say what precipitated the incident.Click here to read the full story.

Cops: West Hempstead Man Impersonated Police

Nassau detectives say that a woman victim, 43, was driving on Grace Avenue near Gilchrest Avenue when she heard honking and noticed a dark vehicle tailgaiting hers.  The woman pulled to the side on Stoner Avenue when the driver of the tailgaiting vehicle cut in front of her, preventing her from pulling away. Click here to read the full story.


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