Crimes Nearby: Levittown Gazebo Vandalized, Cameraman Shoved

Recent criminal activity reported in southeast Nassau County communities.

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.


  • On Sept. 21, a 17-year old Bellmore boy was arrested on Bellmore Avenue near Merrick Road, in Bellmore and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful possession of marijuana and seven vehicle and traffic law violations. 
  • Nicholas Trapani of North Bellmore was arrested on Sept. 24 after he shoved a cameraman that works for WABC-TV and caused damage to the camera, police said.For more on the story, click here

East Meadow

  • On Sept. 23,  Lapourcha Castro, 21, of East Meadow and a Freeport man were arrested and charged with second-degree robbery after an altercation occurred at the USA gas station in Malverne Park.


  • On Sept. 18, a bicycle was reported stolen from the backyard of a home on North Hawthorne Street in Massapequa.
  • On Sept. 23, a bicycle that was chained up at Krisch's Restaurant was stolen between 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m.
  • On Sept. 20, Steven Classi, 30 of  Massapequa, was arrested on Merrick Road near Seaford Avenue, Massapequa and charged with driving while intoxicated and two vehicle and traffic law violations.  


  • On Sept. 16, the Levittown Gold Buyers store was robbed. 
  • On Sept. 17, a window was broke on a car outside of South Levittown Lanes. 
  • On Sept. 17, a car was reported stolen on Furrow Lane. 
  • On Sept. 18, a mirror was damaged on a car on Dogwood Lane.
  • On Sept. 19, fraudulent charges were made at Target in Levittown.
  • A gazebo across the street from the Levittown Library was badly damaged by vandals on the night of Sept. 25, forcing the Town of Hempstead Parks Department to remove the remaining structure due to safety concerns. For more on story, click here.    

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  • A Merrick man was arrested on Sept. 26 for his alleged role in an overnight burglary at Sacred Heart School and Church, police said. For more on story, click here


  • A home on Whelan Place in Seaford was burglarized on Sept. 10 with assorted jewelry, a laptop and camera stolen. 
  • A boat fender was discovered missing from a vessel in a slip at Precision Marine in Seaford on Sept. 21. 
  • Bleachers and nets were reported damaged at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Sept. 22. 
  • A GPS and cigarettes were reported stolen from a white GMC Suburban parked on Clark Street in Seaford on Sept. 24. 
  • On Sept. 24, Scott Glazer, 44, of Seaford was arrested at the Nassau County Police Department's Seventh Precinct headquarters in Seaford and charged with petit larceny.  


  • The rear passenger window of a car on Beech Street in Wantagh was reported damaged on Sept. 23 by a BB gun. 


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