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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:


Massapequa: A white 2013 Honda CRV was stolen from in front of a home on Westwood Road North. That theft occurred between midnight July 3 and 10:30 a.m., July 4.

•An unregistered 2003 Honda Accord was taken from Clocks Boulevard between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., July 3.


Massapequa: Someone removed the driver-side mirror (not the whole assembly) for a vehicle while it was parked near JC Penney at 850 Sunrise Hwy., July 5. The report was filed at 12:30 p.m.

•Someone stole a bike that was left at the Biltmore Beach Club, 187 Biltmore Blvd. The theft was reported at 8 p.m., July 5.

•Plates were stolen from a vehicle while it was parked on Riverside Drive South. The incident was reported at 9 p.m., July 7.

Massapequa Park. The tire of a bicycle left on Violet Street was stolen between 5 p.m., July 5 and 8:30 a.m., July 7.

•Tools were stolen from an unlocked vehicle. The vehicle was parked on First Avenue. The incident occurred between midnight and 3 p.m., July 7.


Massapequa: A Violet Street resident heard a loud crashing sound and later discovered that someone shattered the front glass door to her home. There was no evidence of a BB or rock, which may have caused the damage. That incident occurred at 10 p.m., July 2.

Someone scratched the door, hood and trunk of a vehicle parked on Franklin Avenue between 5 p.m., June 28 and 10 a.m., July 4.

Farmingdale: Damage was done to the basement window frame at a home on Prospect Street. The incident occurred between 1 p.m., June 25 and and 11:30 p.m., July 3.

Massapequa Park: Someone scribbled graffiti on a garage door at a home on Whitewood Drive. Also, graffiti was put on an outboard motor with a marker between 7 p.m., July 4 and 7 a.m., July 5.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Shantel Thomas, 26, of Jamaica; Anthony Coreas, 25, of Lynbrook; Humbefrto Quintanilla, 58, of Flushing; John Castro, 27, of Valley Stream; Lentz C. Lefevre, 32, of Miami; John B. Hernandez, 23, of Huntington; Enry A. Rivera, 36, of Copiague;

Petit larceny: Michael H. Szenics, 24, of Oyster Bay; John F. Middleton, 59, Amityville; Anthony Frantantoni, 48, of Massapequa; Francis Espinal, 26, of Copiague.

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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