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Cops: Man in Military Hat Robs Bank

Crimes Nearby: Fires Set at Former Bowling Alley, Drug Bust

The following information is taken directly from the Nassau County Police Department's incident reports. None of the defendants have been convicted of a crime.

Bellmore
  • A traffic stop led to the discovery of 92 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of a Bellport woman in North Bellmore on Jan. 26. For more on  story, click here.
  • Sometime between 10 p.m. on Jan. 26 and 9 a.m. on Jan. 27, a vehicle that was parked on Saw Mill Road had a brick thrown through the window by an unknown suspect, which caused damage.
  • Sometime between 5:30 p.m. and 8:20 p.m. on Jan. 22, a home on Lefferts Place in Bellmore was broken into via the second story window. An unknown amount of cash and jewelry were stolen.
  • Sometime between 9 p.m. on Jan. 23 and 7:45 a.m. on Jan. 25, an unknown suspect stole jewelry from a residence on Shore Road in Bellmore.
  • At 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 23,  Mao Dong, 42, of Bellmore, was arrested at Macy's in Sunrise Mall and charged with petit larceny.
  • At 3:35 a.m. on Jan. 27,  Jose Ortiz, 20, of Copiague, was arrested at the intersection of Newbridge Road and Sunrise Highway in Bellmore and charged with driving while intoxicated and three violations of the vehicle and traffic law.
East Meadow
  • On Jan. 25, Robert Stein of East Meadow was arrested after he led police on a pursuit and injured two officers.
  • A car that was parked on Bellmore Road was broken into on Jan. 25. Items were removed from the vehicle. 
  • Nassau County Police are searching for a woman that was involved in a bank robbery that occurred in TD Bank on Hempstead Turnpike on Jan. 27.
Freeport
  • Three men were busted for a Burglary that occurred on Jan. 30 in Uniondale. The New Jerusalem Church of Christ discovered that someone had broken in and stole numerous pieces of audio equipment. On Jan. 30, the victims, in an effort to purchase and replace the stolen equipment, were present at Sam Ash, when they observed three people attempting to sell equipment to the store. After close inspection, they recognized that the equipment was the same that was stolen earlier in the day. Richard Norris, 23, of Freeport, Duane Smith, 23, of Uniondale and Triston Thomas, 25, of Elmont were placed under arrest.
Levittown
  • Cash was stolen from a home on Sugar Maple Road in Levittown on Jan. 25.
  • Two small fires were set at the former North Levittown Lanes on Jan. 26, with no loss reported.    
Merrick
  • At 7:21 p.m. on Jan. 22, a home on Norshon Avenue was broken into via the rear window, and jewelry was stolen.
  • Sometime between 8 p.m. on Jan. 19 and 7 a.m. on Jan. 20, a vehicle that was parked on Powell Avenue in North Merrick had a blue line spray painted on it. 
  • Sometime after 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 27, a vehicle that was parked in a driveway on Meadowbrook Road was scratched, and there was damage to the taillight as well.
Roosevelt
  • A 2001 Infiniti was pulling into the driveway of a Pleasant Avenue residence when multiple gunshots were fired at the vehicle at about 11:55 p.m. on Jan. 30. The car was occupied by a 23-year-old female driver, 20-year-old male front passenger and a 19-year-old male rear passenger. The shots were fired from an unknown vehicle that fled westbound on Pleasant Avenue. Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.
  • A male victim, 29, was discovered unconscious in his room in Roosevelt on Feb. 2. He was taken to the hospital for a head injury. The investigation revealed that Matthew Matteo, 20, of Roosevelt and Vincent Meyers, 22, of Freeport were in the victim’s room along with an unknown male black and unknown female black, when an argument ensued. All four subjects began to punch and kick the victim. The suspects were arrested on Monday at Matteo’s residence. The victim’s ID and debit card were found on Meyers. While in custody, Meyers broke a desk and a door in the police station. 
Seaford
  • A man on Alcona Street in Seaford reported on Jan. 24 that coins were stolen from his residence.
  • On Jan. 25, Jonah Adler, 25, of Massapequa was arrested at the intersection of Clark Street and Washington Avenue in Seaford and charged with driving while intoxicated.
  • Nassau County Police are searching for a woman who attempted to rob the TD Bank in Wantagh on Jan. 27. For more on story, click here.  
Wantagh
  • Graffiti was drawn on the side of Forest Lake Elementary School in Wantagh sometime between Jan. 18-21.
  • Two fences on Roosevelt Street in Wantagh were reported damaged between Jan. 25-26.

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