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The Nassau County Police Department’s seventh and eighth precincts and other police and fire agencies reported the following incidents this week:


Massapequa: Someone rummaged through two vehicles parked on Block Boulevard between 1 and a.m., Aug. 7. One vehicle was parked in the driveway of a home there; the other was parked in the street. There was no damage reported.

Farmingdale: A laptop that was on the front seat of vehicle parked in front of the Nutty Irishman Bar, 323 Main St., was stolen between 11 and 11:20 a.m., Aug. 7. The window of the vehicle was left open.

Massapequa Park: Someone removed gasoline and gasoline cans from the rear of Bayview Montage Florist at 4736 Sunrise Hwy. That incident was reported at 2 a.m., Aug. 8.


Massapequa Park: Someone drove over the lawn of a home on Street North causing damage the grass and in-ground sprinkler system. That incident occurred 11:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 4:30 a.m., Aug. 11.

Massapequa: Someone threw a rock at a detached garage, which caused a window to shatter. The incident occurred between 7:45 p.m., Aug. 8 and 2:15 m., Aug. 9.

•A vehicle parked in front of 66 Veterans Blvd. was “keyed” by unknown subject(s). That incident was reported at 6:30 p.m.

North Massapequa: Someone scratched the right side of a vehicle while it was parked on North Broadway. That was reported at 3:30 p.m., Aug. 12.


The Seventh Squad is investigating a robbery that occurred on Tues., Aug. 19 at 10:15 a.m. in Massapequa. According to detectives, a female victim, years of age, was walking her dog on the path in Massapequa Preserve near Parkside Boulevard when she was approached from behind by three white males on BMX bicycles. One subject knocked the victim to the ground causing her to drop her iPod. The subject picked up the iPod but discarded it into bush as all three fled on their bicycles to Parkside Boulevard. The victim suffered a minor laceration to her elbow. Two subjects are described as approximately 17 years old with brown hair. The third subject is described as approximately 19 years of age with dark brown hair and a sleeve tattoo on his right arm, wearing blue jeans. Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


DWI: The following individuals have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Louis Ryki, 18, Riverhead; Alexa Drovetta, 23, of Farmingdale; Jesus A. Escalante, 24, of Flushing;

Petit Larceny: Melanie Falco, 25, of Seaford; Jada Joas, 20, of Amityville.

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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