Crimes Nearby: Illegal Massage Bust, Robbery Arrest

Editor's Note: This article was written and submitted by Andrew Coen.

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.

East Meadow
  • On Jan. 31, five garbage cans were removed from an unoccupied rental house on Newbridge Road.
  • On Feb. 3, an unknown male broke the windows of a car with a baseball bat. The vehicle was parked on Mitchel Avenue. 
  • An East Meadow woman was arrested on driving while intoxicated charges on Feb. 4 after she was involved in a car accident that injured her 10-year-old son.
  • An IPad was stolen from a car on Division Avenue on Jan. 30. 
  • A car was reported stolen from Millford Drive on Feb. 1. 
  • A homeless woman was arrested on burglary charges for allegedly breaking into the garage of the Getty Gas Station on 606 Wantagh Ave. on the night of Feb. 3.
  • On Feb. 3, Karl Pichler, 42, of Bethpage was arrested near the intersection of Southberry Lane and Hempstead Turnpike and charged with driving while intoxicated and five vehicle and traffic violations.
  • A flat screen television, XBox games, jewelry, IPad, video camera and a computer were stolen from a home on Valley Road on Feb. 4. 
  • Fifteen cell phones were stolen from Staples on Hempstead Turnpike on Feb. 4. 
  • Three Queens women were arrested on Feb. 5 at Meis Foot Spa on 378 North Wantagh Ave. along the Bethpage-Levittown border for illegally practicing massage therapy without a license. For more on story, click here
  • A man reported discovering a catalytic converter missing from his vehicle while it was parked at the Seaford Long Island Rail Road Station on Jan. 30. 
  • A man reported on Feb. 1 that his catalytic converter was stolen from the Seaford Long Island Rail Road Station. He said his catalytic converter was also stolen one year ago.
  • Jewelry was reported stolen from an apartment on Cedar Street in Seaford on Feb. 2. 
  • A vehicle parked on Ladonia Street in Seaford was reported damaged possibly by a baseball bat between Feb. 2-3. 
  • On Feb. 4, Andrew Reyes, 30 of Islip Terrace was arrested at at the corner of Wantagh Avenue and Sunrise Highway in Wantagh and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and two vehicle and traffic law violations.
  • On Feb 6, two men were charged with robbing a convenience store at 2264 Wantagh Ave. with a later investigation linking the duo to other robberies throughout Nassau County. For more on story, click here


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