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The following incidents have been reported by the Nassau County Police Department’s Seventh and Eighth Precincts and other law enforcement agencies.


Farmingdale: On Oct. 4, at about 2:30 p.m., police received a call from a Rose Street resident reporting someone had keyed his car.

Massapequa: A car parked on East Shore Drive was keyed by an unknown person Sept. 29, sometime before 10:45 p.m.


Farmingdale: The Nassau County Police Department’s Second Squad reports the arrest of a Farmingdale man for firing a shotgun in the backyard of his home on Wed., Oct. 12 at 11:28 p.m. Police gave this account:

N.C. Police officers responded to a call for shots fired on Lyons Avenue at approximately 9:30 p.m. Upon their arrival they were informed by the residents that they observed their rear neighbor, Corey Gloe, 20, of 17 Tomes Ave, fire a 12-gauge shotgun in his yard. They also informed the officers that earlier in the evening at approximately 5 p.m. a female was in her yard with her three-year-old daughter when she observed Gloe discharge the shotgun into the air. They but did not notify police at that time.

The officers entered the rear yard at 17 Tomes where they observed Gloe and two friends, a 20- year-old male and a 19-year-old female, sitting in the yard. While speaking to the defendant and friends, the officers observed numerous shotgun shells on the ground. As the investigation progressed, the female informed the officers that Gloe had placed the weapon in the trunk of her car in front of the home. The weapon was recovered and Gloe was placed under arrest without incident.

Gloe is charged with two counts of Prohibited Use of a Weapon, two counts of Reckless Endangerment 1st degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He was arraigned Thurs., Oct. 13, at First District Court in Hempstead.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Shaquanna T. House, 27, of Westbury; William Aviles- Mendoza, 37, of Westbury; Kerry Betensky, 66, of Old Westbury; Adam T. Hurd, 37, of Lindenhurst; Roberto Rossi, 47, of Old Westbury; Samuel Fernandez, 41, of Baldwin; Clifford D. Cotton, 52, of Port Washington; Steven D. Crotelli, 25, of Floral Park; Mario U. Hernandez-Mendez, 22, of Westbury; Paul Grella, 66, of Rockville Centre; Shaun Pierre Nosworthy, 26, of Uniondale; Cristian A. Bonilla-Bonilla, 22, of Hicksville; Kyra L. Richardson, 25, of Freeport; Howard R. Feingold, 48, of Roslyn; Antonio A. Flynn, 47, of the Bronx; Mark Clemens, 48, of Rockville Centre; Edwin J. Sorto-Ferman, 21, of Westbury; Jean G. Innocent, 38, of Queens Village; Stephen R. Barron, 49, of Westbrook; Vicente Barreto-Barzallo, 34, of Roslyn.

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.

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