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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 woman at a Sunrise Highway Kohl’s store made what police termed as an unlawful entry April 19 and stole a variety of items. Police were called at 1:30 p.m. The person in question, Linda Cataldo, 49, of Levittown, was later arrested.


Massapequa: On April 17 sometime before 2:15 p.m. someone stole a gray 2004 Toyota Camry parked on Moore Drive

South Farmingdale: A laptop computer, credit cards and $500 in cash were stolen from an unlocked car parked on a Copeland Place driveway. The theft took place sometime before 4 a.m., April 15

Farmingdale: Police reported that sometime between 11 p.m., April 14 and 3:20 a.m., April 15 someone shattered the passenger side window of a car parked on Main Street and removed $7,000 in cash.

•Someone got into an unlocked car sometime during the overnight hours of April 17 and 18 and stole a bag from an unlocked car, which was on Roxbury Street at the time of the theft. Contents of the bag were not reported.


Massapequa: Someone managed to steal unspecified merchandise from a Sunrise Mall Macy’s April 6. The theft was reported at 7:45 p.m.


Massapequa Park: An unspecified make and model car on Jefferson Avenue was vandalized on April 16. A rear window of the vehicle was discovered broken and reported to police at 11:45 p.m.

•Sometime between 8 p.m., April 18 and 8 a.m., April 19 someone broke the front driver’s side window of a car parked on Whitewood Landing.

Massapequa: On April 17 sometime between 2 a.m. and 5 p.m. someone broke a rear passenger side window of a car parked on Elm Street.


DWI. The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Vincent Capuano, 51, of North Massapequa: Martin Loschiavo (Sic) Jr., 57, of Farmingdale; Sylvia Burns, 50, of Hicksville; Joy T. Thomas, 50, of Hicksville; Benjamin J. Blueweiss, 30, of Huntington; Amie Mascoli, 32, of Levittown; Kevin Nguyen, 44, of Copiague; Florent E. Belotte, 33, of Hempstead; Nicholas O. Elian, 29, of Huntington; Louise Soleymani, 70, of Kings Point; Wayne C. Mendleson, 62, of Marlboro; Traci Stephanson, 25, of Hempstead; Michael Castro, 56, of Manhasset; Roberto C. Westerband, 32 of Mineola; Thomas J. Beague, 23 of Old Westbury; Ingres O. Diaz, 24, of West Babylon; Amit Shah, 28, of Glen Cove; Anna Mezzanotte, 47, of Valley Stream; Daniel R. Black, 54, of Port Washington; Jason C. Rubenfield, 22, of Mineola; Geovany Quintanilla, 41, of Hempstead; Breana Amika Narain, 25, of Richmond Hill; Erika V. Keeler, 20, of North Bellmore; Glenda M. Guzman, 31, of Massapequa;

Burglary: Linda Cataldo, 49, of Levittown.

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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