Benz Tires, Rims Targeted Nearby

A map of spots hit by tire and rim robberies. Photo courtesy of NCPD

A map of spots hit by tire and rim larcenies.
Photo courtesy of NCPD

Nassau County officials are advising the public of an ongoing series of larcenies involving tires and rims being removed from 2014 and 2015 Mercedes-Benz vehicles, with one incident occurring in Roslyn Heights and Albertson. These thefts are occurring throughout the county, police said. [Read more…]

Schimel Talks Gun Battle

 

From left: Lois Schaffer, Michelle Schimel and Aaron Watkins-Lopez, moderator.

From left: Lois Schaffer, Michelle Schimel and Aaron Watkins-Lopez, moderator.

Late last month, New York State Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck), who represents the Roslyn area in Albany, attended a panel on gun sense at Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock. [Read more…]

Leandr’s Law Arrest In North Hills

Vincent Gagliardi

Vincent Gagliardi

The Nassau County Police Department reports an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2014 at 12:55 a.m. in North Hills. [Read more…]

Arrests In Flower Hill Burglary

Tomas Rios

Tomas Rios

The Third Squad has reported two arrests for burglary on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 12:20 p.m. According to detectives, on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2014 at 5 p.m., a male victim, 22, arrived at his North Clover Drive, Great Neck Estates home and observed David Jimenez of Flushing standing at his front door. The victim, detectives added, was able to see Tomas Rios in the kitchen of his home. The victim yelled at which time both defendants ran from the home. [Read more…]

UPDATE: Body Found In Herricks Named

Nassau County Police car

Nassau County Police car

Nassau County Police identified the dead man found in the Herricks woods on Jan. 19 as Kenneth Crane, 60, with no known address. The man was discovered near Old Searingtown and Searingtown roads at 1:40 p.m. [Read more…]

Is Your Car Safe In Roslyn?

Nassau County Police car

Nassau County Police car

Brazen criminals in the Roslyn area are keeping an eye on your auto­mobile, even in your driveway or in front of your house.  [Read more…]

Cops: Man Shot On Roslyn Road

Nassau County Police are investigating a Mineola shooting this morning.

Nassau County Police are investigating a Mineola shooting this morning.

Nassau County police confirmed the area’s first homicide of 2015 after an attempted robbery last night at 9:36 p.m. in Mineola. [Read more…]

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.