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Crimes Nearby: Suspicious Fire, Health Aide Steals From Patients

Crimes reported in Wantagh, Seaford, Massapequa and Farmingdale.

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.

Wantagh

  • On Oct. 29, at 5:24 p.m., a victim on Beech Street was victim of an IRS phone scam. The caller requested a Green Dot Money Pack.
  • Sometime between Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 2 at 5:06 p.m., the complainant reported their tailgate stolen from their vehicle at the Wantagh LIRR Station.
  • Sometime between 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Nov. 1, the complainant reported damage to the windshield of their vehicle by unknown suspect(s) on Woodward Avenue.

Seaford

  • A Seaford woman was arrested Tuesday for selling prescription painkillers illegally, Nassau County police said. Click here for more.
  • Nassau County Police are investigating a suspicious fire that broke out at a storage building next to Tackapausha Pond Sunday. Click here for more.
  • Sometime between 6 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 5 p.m. on Oct. 30, storm windows and screens were stolen from the rear and side yards of a home on Cedar Street by unknown suspect(s).
  • Sometime between 5:30 a.m. on Oct. 31 and 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 1, the complainant reported that their vehicle was damaged while parked at LIRR Seaford Station.
  • On Nov. 2, at 3:34 a.m., Jonathan Lewis, 51, of Jamaica, was arrested on Sunrise Highway and charged with DWI and two violations of the vehicle and traffic law.

Massapequa

  • A home health care aide hired to take care of an elderly Massapequa Park couple, stole from them instead, Nassau County police said. Click here for more.
  • On Oct. 31 at 6:40 p.m., unknown suspects stole assorted fragrances from Ulta.
  • On Nov. 2, at 7:20 p.m., unknown suspect(s) damaged the complainant’s locker at Sunrise Mall and removed property from his wallet.
  • On Oct. 29, before 6 a.m., unknown suspect(s) stole cash and other miscellaneous items from the complainant’s vehicle on Franklin Place.
  • Sometime between 9 p.m. on Oct. 28 and 9 a.m. on Oct. 29, unknown suspect(s) stole a kindle and gift card from the complainant’s vehicle on St. Marls Place.
  • Sometime between 11 p.m. on Nov. 3 and 5:15 a.m. on Nov. 4, the victim reported an iPad and case taken from their vehicle parked on Clinton Place.
  • Sometime between 6 p.m. on Oct. 31 and 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 1, the complainant reported their debit card and driver's license stolen from vehicle on Glengariff Road.
  • Sometime between 6 p.m. on Nov. 2 and 8 a.m. on Nov. 3, the complainant reported that unknown suspect(s) stole cash from their vehicle on Ocean Court.
  • At 2:31 p.m. on Oct. 29, a West Babylon woman was arrested for shoplifting at J.C. Penney and charged with petit larceny.
  • Sometime between 4 p.m. on Oct. 23 and 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 24, the victim reported their bicycle stolen from side yard on Riverside Avenue.
  • On Nov. 1, at 1:45 p.m., the complainant reported their cell phone stolen from their vehicle at TJ Maxx.
  • At 9:50 p.m. on Oct. 31, an unknown suspect threw a rock at the complainant's driver side window on Polo Road.
  • On Nov. 1, before 6 a.m., the complainant reported that unknown suspect(s) smashed the rear window of their vehicle on Block Boulevard.
  • At 11:42 p.m. on Oct. 29, Daniel J. Swanwick, 40, of Ronkonkoma, was arrested at the intersection of Unqua Road and Sunrise Highway and charged with DWI.
  • On Nov. 1, at 12:10 a.m., John Ditillo, 41, of Mastic, was was arrested on Sunrise Highway and charged with DWI and a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.
  • On Nov. 2, at 7:35 p.m., Gina Beaumont, 56, of Scarsdale, was arrested at the intersection of Cedar Drive and Peconic Drive and charged with DWI and a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.
  • On Nov. 1, at 4:21 a.m., Robert Berardi, 19, of Massapequa Park,  was arrested on East Lake Avenue and charged with DWAI.
  • At 6:40 p.m. on Nov. 1, Marquis Roker, 28, of Amityville, was arrested at Sunrise Mall and charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Oct. 29 at 12:30 a.m., Robert Kuhns, 25, of Massapequa, was arrested at the intersection of Park Boulevard and Sunrise Highway and charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and nine violations of the vehicle and traffic law.
  • On Nov. 1, at 5:20 p.m., Mark Cassidy, 27, of Massapequa, was arrested at the intersection of Seaford Avenue and Berkeley Place and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.
  • At 2:20 a.m. on Nov. 2, Stephanie Kal, 24, of East Patchogue, was arrested at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Hicksville Road and charged with second and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and two violations of the vehicle and traffic law.

Farmingdale

  • On Oct. 29, between 10:30 p.m. and 11:45 p.m., a window was parked on a vehicle that was parked on Fulton Street.
  • Sometime between Oct. 11-29, a home on Arch Avenue was broken into and cash was stolen.
  • Sometime between Oct. 29 at 10 p.m. and Oct. 30 at 6 a.m., a vehicle parked on Melville Road was broken into. A laptop, iPad, wallet and credit cards were stolen.

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