common / police news


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


Massapequa: An employee at Sears at the Sunrise Mall called police March 27 reporting the theft of undisclosed items. The incident occurred between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Police later charged John P. Wojociehowski, 23, of Bethpage with the theft.

On March 27, a second person was accused of stealing unspecified items from the Sears at the Sunrise Mall. The theft took place at about 6:45 p.m. Police were called and Mary-Ellen Hennessy, 57, of Bellmore was charged.

•A bicycle left in the rear lot of an Olive Garden restaurant on Sunrise Highway was stolen March 27, sometime between 4 and 7 p.m.

•Police were called to the Sunrise Mall at 8:30 p.m. on March 28 after two white males stole a coffee table from one of the mall stores. The case is under investigation.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Shakia M. Johnson, 25, of Roosevelt; Sean A. Lee, 23, of Hicksville; Shiju Thomas, 23, of New Hyde Park; Manuel E. Gonzalez, 47, of Hempstead; Juan Said Harris, 25, of Roosevelt; Angel X. Henriquez, 20, of East Meadow; Gregory I. Tanenbaum, 24, of Williston; Dana H. Berk, 27, of Long Beach; Adam Polatov, 33, of Sea Cliff and Gregory A. Corona, 27, of Island Park.

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.

Return to top