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Stolen Luxury Cars

mercedesbenz295Acting Commissioner of Police Thomas C. Krumpter wants to alert the public that we have seen an increase in luxury cars and SUV’s stolen, in Nassau County over the past few weeks.  Luxury vehicles with push button starts and key fobs are again being targeted.

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Visible Police Presence In Manhasset

Untitled-1Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced there will be intensified police patrols around temples and synagogues for the upcoming Jewish High Holidays.

“The County will intensify police patrols around temples and synagogues during the upcoming Jewish High Holidays,” said County Executive Mangano.  “All religious leaders should know that the Nassau County Police Department will take any and all threats to public safety seriously as nothing is more important than the safety of our residents.”

Police officials say there has been no specific terrorist or hate crime threat made to Nassau County, however, County Executive Mangano reminded residents that if they “See Something, Say Something” to the Nassau County Police Department.

“It is critical that we all be aware of our surroundings and Nassau County’s “See Something, Say Something” initiative is a great way to raise awareness of such dangers and protect our citizens,” added County Executive Mangano.  “Residents can help be the eyes and ears for the police department.  Don’t assume a package, bag or box was left somewhere by accident.  If you see an unattended package, at or outside of a church, temple, train station, synagogue, mall or high traffic area – or if you see anything suspicious, report it. Let the police know.  Dial 911.”

 

Earlier this month, County Executive Mangano brought together Jewish leaders and key police personnel to establish or re-establish a better working relationship ahead of the holidays.  In addition, County Executive Mangano, Acting Commissioner Krumpter and Arthur Katz, Chairman of Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island (JCRC-LI) announced the establishment of a fund to reward individuals who provide information that leads to the arrest and conviction of anti-Semitic crimes.  The fund was made possible by a donation from Roslyn resident Brad Gerstman, who spearheaded the effort in light of increased incidents of anti-Semitism. Brad Gerstman is donating $1,000 per incident to reward individuals who provide information that leads to the arrest and conviction of anti-Semitic crimes.

Flags At Half Staff On 9/11

flagDisplay your United States Flag at Half-Staff on Thursday Sept. 11 in honor of Patriot Day.

Thursday marks the 13-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 which crashed in suburban Pennsylvania. Patriot Day serves as a remembrance of the lives lost on that September morning. [Read more...]

Manhasset Remembers 9/11

Sept11_090514AOn Thursday, Sept. 11, Manhasset will remember the thirteenth anniversary of a day residents will never forget. The day is a remembrance of those lost in the carnage of the horrific event that occurred just 20 miles away in New York City. [Read more...]

Police Blotter

Untitled-1Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated

Thomas Kim, age 40, of Woodside, Queens was arrested on Aug. 26 on Plandome Rd. at 9:45 p.m.

Petit Larceny

On Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. Joseph Severe, age 18 of Elmont, was arrested for shoplifting at Macys located at 1100 Northern Blvd.

On Aug. 27 at 2:45 p.m., Jahnay Drumgole, age 25 of Hempstead was arrested for shoplifting from Lord & Taylor at 1440 Northern Blvd.

On Aug. 27 at 5 p.m., Shelly Kakar, age 36 of Albertson, was arrested for shoplifting at Sephora at 1950 Northern Blvd.

On Aug. 27 between 6 and 11 a.m., a lawn mower and hammock were stolen from a backyard of a home located on Ridge Dr. West in Flower Hill.

Criminal Mischief To Auto

On Aug. 23 sometime between 11 p.m. and 10 a.m. the following morning, property was removed from a vehicle located on Robby Lane in Manhasset Hills while it was parked.

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Extra Patrols Deployed For DWI

carNassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Nassau County Police Acting Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpterannounce that the Nassau County Police Department will participate in the New York State STOP-DWI grant program and will also deploy the DWI Alcohol Related Incident Team aimed at adding additional patrols for the up-coming Labor Day Weekend.  

The Nassau County Police Department’s Highway Patrol Bureau will coordinate and plan an effective DWI saturation enforcement strategy targeting areas throughout NassauCounty.

 The Nassau County Police Department will be utilizing the additional personnel in conjunction with the usual complement of police officers on patrol to aggressively apprehend DWI offenders this holiday weekend.

Flower Hill Traffic Advisory

detourMotorists are advised that a single travel lane on westbound NY Route 25A/Northern Blvd. will be closed between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, August 25 to 27 in Flower Hill in the Town of North Hempstead, Nassau County.  One of two travel lanes will be closed between Middle Neck Road and NY Route 101/Searingtown Road-Port Washington Blvd.  These daytime closures are needed to perform pavement repairs to maintain the safety of motorists.  Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes or they will experience delays.  Those who cannot use alternate routes are reminded to drive carefully through the work zone for their safety as well as for the safety of the highway work crew.   [Read more...]

Firemen Get Life-Saving Award

fireOn Thursday August 7, Chief Michael Farrone presented Emergency Medical Service Unit Citations to Lieutenant Lee Genser, Michael Spigner and Joseph Toole, all Advanced Emergency Medical Technician-Critical Cares with the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department. [Read more...]

1 Dead In Manorhaven Boat Explosion

expOne person was killed and another was injured when a boat caught fire and exploded Wednesday afternoon. Read more…

Photos: Port Fire Aftermath

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The two-story garage was virtually flattened and the house behind it, at 11 Second Ave., gutted. Neighbors also said a barn at an adjoining house was destroyed. Windows broke at nearby homes and flames damaged several cars, neighbors said. The house at 11 Second Ave., just behind MacNeill’s, was destroyed by the explosion. More photos…