Village Employee Saves Infant

Mineola Village Hall

Mineola Village Hall

It may be too early to call it a Christmas miracle, but John Chilcott from the Village of Mineola’s building department gave a local mother an early gift after saving her infant son from dying in Village Hall in Mineola yesterday.

“It was just instinct,” he said. “I just used three fingers, pressed on his chest little and it brought him around. It can’t hurt to know CPR.” [Read more...]

Cops: Man Arrested In Roslyn Estates

Nassau County police have reported the arrest of an East Hills man for misdemeanors involving menacing and possession of a deadly weapon. According to police, Richard Brummel of East Hills was charged with the misdemeanors on Monday, Nov. 10. Police said Brummel was taking photographs of property on Diana’s Trail. [Read more...]

Roslyn Heights Man Found

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 Ilnam Kim

Ilnam Kim

Nassau County Police announced its search for a missing Roslyn Heights has come to an end today.

According to detectives, Ilnam Kim, 73, of Roslyn Heights, was found and had no injuries. Prior to his disappearance, Kim was last seen in the vicinity of St. Marks Place, wearing a brown North Face jacket. He is Korean and doesn’t speak English.

A Silver Alert was issued for Kim on Friday. The alert program had been established in order to disseminate immediate information to local media, hospitals and other organizations when a senior citizen or other individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive disorders goes missing.

 

DA Rice: Local Attorney Charged

Steve Weinstock

Steve Weinstock

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the arrest of a Roslyn Heights attorney for stealing $720,000 held in an escrow account, as well as selling an East Hills property owned in the name of his law firm and pocketing over $700,000. [Read more...]

Cops: Man Threatens Third Precinct

Robberies_102414AA Staten Island man threatened to blow up the Third Precinct in Williston Park on Wednesday, Oct. 22, Nassau County Police reported. Authorities arrested him yesterday.

Police said John Hardy, 52, called the precinct on Hillside Avenue, claiming to be a terrorist and threatened to kill everyone by placing a bomb in the building. Hardy called the Nassau County Police Department Communication Emergency Call Center again and stated he had left a bag of dynamite inside the doorway of the Third Precinct, police stated [Read more...]

Community Crime Report

Local crime reports are provided by the Nassau County Police Department.

Local crime reports are provided by the Nassau County Police Department.

Below is a list of local crime reports from the area, ranging from Roslyn, Roslyn Heights, Mineola, East Hills, Albertson and New Hyde Park. All information was obtained from the Nassau County Police Media Crime Report.

 

Man Arrested For DWI In East Hills
Nassau County police reported that a 30-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested for DWI on the Long Island Expressway at exit 37 in East Hills on Aug. 21.

Motorcycle Stolen In Mineola
Nassau County police reported Nassau County police reported that a gray 2007 YahamaY5F was stolen on Harrison Avenue in Mineola on Aug. 25 between midnight and 8 a.m. [Read more...]

Burglaries Prompt More Police Patrols

Nassau County Police is stepping up patrols in the Roslyn, Herricks, Manhasset Hills and Searingtown areas.

Nassau County Police is stepping up patrols in the Albertson, Herricks, Manhasset Hills and Searingtown areas.

A recent rash of burglaries has local residents of communities usually known for their peaceful, safe nature looking over their shoulders. So far, break-ins number in the double-digits, and frightened locals are demanding action from the authorities to bring security back to the area as soon as possible.

Areas affected by the burglaries have included Manhasset Hills, Herricks, Albertson and Searingtown.According to Nassau County Third Precinct Commander Sean McCarthy, the incidents that have a community trembling collectively in fear began with the onset of the fall season. [Read more...]

Two Trapped In Ceiling Collapse

PAL Environmental workers and Nassau County Police were on scene. Photo by Rich Forestano

PAL Environmental workers and Nassau County Police were on scene. Photo by Rich Forestano

Two construction workers were hurt after a ceiling collapsed in a defunct Nassau County office building on Friday at 10 a.m. in Mineola, Nassau County Police reported. According to Vincent Garcia, a detective with Nassau County Police Department’s Public Information Office, 19 workers were prepping the former Nassau County Social Services Building at 101 County Seat Drive for asbestos removal and renovation when the ceiling fell.

“Seventeen [workers] were accounted for and two were apparently trapped,” said Garcia. “They were decontaminated and taken to an area hospital. The other 17 are being decontaminated as a precaution.” [Read more...]

Woman Robbed In Roslyn Driveway

crimeNassau County police are searching for three men in connection with a robbery in Roslyn on Friday, Oct. 10. Police said at 3:45 p.m., a 62-year-old woman activated her garage to her Bridle Path home and proceeded to drive her car inside the garage. As she exited her vehicle, two black males entered the garage, police said. [Read more...]

Police Report Man Arrested For Weapons, Drugs

Donald Miller

Donald Miller

A Greenvale resident was arrested for criminal firearms and drug possession on Thursday, Oct. 2, Nassau County police reported.

According to detectives, officers received a 911 call on Carl Street, for a man with a gun. When police arrived, they were met by Donald Miller. Detectives said Miller stated he had a rifle in the house and told the officers to go inside and look. [Read more...]