Top East Meadow Police Stories of 2012

A look back on the biggest police-related stories of 2012.

Take a look at some of the top East Meadow police stories (most page views) on Patch in 2012: 

10. Cops: Juvenile Robbed on Prospect Avenue: A juvenile was walking on Prospect Avenue in East Meadow with two friends when police say they were approached by two suspects who robbed him.

9. East Meadow Woman Robbed in Front of Home: A 61-year-old woman was robbed in front of her Norman Drive home in January.

8. East Meadow Woman Killed in Route 110 Crash: Judith Stein, 75, of East Meadow was killed in a two-car crash on Route 110 in East Farmingdale in August. 

7. : An East Meadow man, who was arrested for a domestic incident, was subsequently found to be in possession of 14 guns, two grenade launchers and large amounts of ammunition.

6. East Meadow Man Arrested for Murder: Herber Guzman, 40,  allegedly killed a Hempstead man on April 26.

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5. Update: Parents Report Suspicious Maroon Van in East Meadow: Nassau County Police patrolled the streets of East Meadow after they were notified by numerous parents that a suspicious maroon van was seen near an elementary school.

4. Man Found Dead in Jail Cell: A 33-year-old male inmate was found dead at the Nassau County Correctional Center.

3. : A pregnant teenager already arrested for an incident on Sept. 1 was at the hospital being cleared for processing when she allegedly became violent with officers and was arrested a second time.

2. UPDATE: Inmate Killed in Fight at County Jail: An inmate at the Nassau County Correctional Center was killed in January after getting into a fight with another prisoner.

1. Levittown Man Arrested for Utility Worker Assault: A Levittown man was arrested in connection with an assault that left an out-of-town utilty worker, who was on Long Island to help clean up the mess left by Hurricane Sandy, hospitalized. Police later confirmed that the assault occurred as a result of a verbal argument and not because of the victim's employment as a utility worker.


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