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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: Nassau County Robbery Squad Detectives arrested a Deer Park man Oct. 1, charging him with robbing a TD bank on Merrick Road in Massapequa in September. Police gave this account. Tony Diaz, 24, of 3 Pebble La., entered the bank at 5555 Merrick Rd., at approximately 12:48 p.m. Sun., Sept. 13. He approached a teller and handed him a demand note. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled the bank on foot northbound on Carmen Mill Road.

During the Robbery, five employees and a customer were present, none of whom were injured. Detectives put out a press release with Diaz’ description and following their investigation made the arrest charging him with robbery 3rd degree. Following his arrest, Diaz was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead.


Massapequa Park: A Jerusalem Avenue woman called police Sept. 22 at about 1:45 p.m. to report that someone had shattered a rear window of her car and stole her laptop computer.

Massapequa: A man at XSPORT Fitness at the Sunrise Mall reported that at about 7:15 p.m. on Sept. 17 someone stole his cell phone, which police said had been left unattended.

•A Mongoose BMX bicycle was stolen from in front of a Bernard Street location Sept. 20. The bike was taken sometime between 10 a.m. and noon.


North Massapequa: Police reported that on Sept. 23, sometime before 11:30 a.m., someone damaged the front door, a window and a door latch at a vacant house on North Queens Avenue.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Wairimu Njiiri, 27, of Freeport; Ranser Reyes, 25, of the Bronx; Wendy B. Greenblatt, 59, of Woodbury; Kevin S. Quezada, 22, of New Hyde Park; Yuberki A. Adames, 39, of Freeport; Jae P. Choi, 51, of Syosset; Yvans Boucicaut, 38, of West Hempstead; Rosa Villegas, 59, of Inwood; Brenden A. Merriweather, 31, of Port Washington; Rubin A. Barillas-Interiano, 46, of Hempstead; William Weis, 27, of East Rockaway and Alkon Birol, 28, of Roslyn Heights.

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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