Massapequa: Major Case Bureau detectives from the Robbery Squad report the arrest of two people in connection with a bank robbery that occurred in Massapequa Fri., Jan. 15. Charged in that robbery were Shabril Maxwell,21, of 51 Bethpage
Road, Copiague, and Robert DiGrazia, 25, of 622 Carlls Path, Deer Park. Police said the pair entered the Bethpage Federal Credit Union, 6257 Sunrise Highway, and DiGrazia approached a bank teller and passed a demand note, as well as verbally demanding money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, both subjects fled the bank and were last observed on foot westbound towards Willow Street.
Maxwell was located at the Nassau County Correctional Facility, where he was incarcerated for an unrelated charge and was placed under arrest. He is charged with Robbery 2nd Degree, Robbery 3rd Degree and Grand Larceny 4th Degree. He was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on Oct. 19, 2016.
DiGrazia was also located at the Nassau County Correctional
Facility, where he was incarcerated for an unrelated charge and was placed under arrest. He is being charged with Robbery 2nd Degree, Robbery 3rd Degree, Grand Larceny 4th Degree and Criminal Facilitation 4th Degree.
Massapequa: A 26-year-old Seaford woman was struck and killed by a tow truck in the eastbound lane of Sunrise Highway at Park Boulevard as she attempted to cross that roadway. The victim was identified as Rebecca M. Tighe. Police did not release the name of the driver but said there is no "apparent criminality" involved. The investigation is ongoing.
Massapequa: On Nov. 3, at 10:15 p.m., a resident called police reporting that while he was at XSPORT Fitness at the Sunrise Mall, someone got into his locker and stole his wallet.
Farmingdale: Calloway golf clubs, a Calloway golf bag and Calloway golf shoes were stolen from a car parked on Hemlock Drive. The theft took place sometime between 11 p.m., Nov. 1 and 7 a.m., Nov. 2.
•At about 12 noon on Aug.31, someone broke into a Fulton Street woman’s car and removed various personal items. Police were notified just recently.
•Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the pictured subject of a Grand Larceny, which occurred in Massapequa, Mon., Sept. 12, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Police said the subject was captured on video surveillance at Great American Jewelry Inc., at 5163 Merrick Rd, Massapequa. While present in the store he allegedly stole a ring valued at $4,600 and fled the scene in an unknown direction. Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who can identify the subject, or with any information about this crime, to call their toll free hotline: 1-800-244- TIPS(8477).
Farmingdale: Police were called at 6 a.m. on Nov. 4 in response to someone keying a truck parked on Pinehurst Road.
Massapequa: The front and rear side windows of a car parked at Macy’s in the Sunrise Mall were damaged Nov. 4, sometime between 8 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Police reported that during the same period, a second car at the same lot was vandalized, resulting in broken front and rear side windows.
DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Kevin M. Collins, 36, of Franklin Square; Julio Portillo, 52, of Elmont; Rohit Soni, 23, of Hicksville; Antonia R. DaCosta, 41, of Hempstead; Devon M. Bray, 26, of Central Islip; Juan J. Sosa-Borja, 25, of Freeport; Armando Panjojnaz- German, 27, of Port Washington; Richard A. Justino, 29, of Brooklyn; Ernesto A. Henriquez, 57, of Westbury; Tina DeLuca, 31, of Island Park; Pedro I. Banegas-Banegas, 27, of Hempstead; Robert D. Mallon, 54, of Port Washington; Kwangnam Kim, 53, of Levittown.
The charges against those arrested are allegations, and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.