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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:


The Seventh Squad is investigating a grand larceny that occurred on Fri., Nov. 6 at 12 p.m. in Massapequa. According to detectives, two female subjects entered Sasha located in Westfield Sunrise Mall, 1 Sunrise Mall, and requested to try on various items in the back fitting room. The subjects entered a back room where the employees store their personal belongings and took the wallet of a 47-year-old and used several credit cards belonging to the victim to purchase merchandise throughout the mall. One subject is described as a female, black, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, approximately 160 lbs., between 18 and 22 years of age. The second subject is described as a female, black, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 160 lbs., between the ages of 46 and 49 years.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


Massapequa Park: The Seventh Squad reports the details of an arrest for attempted robbery on Sat., Nov. 14, at 6:08 p.m. in Massapequa Park. According to detectives, Steven Fitzgibbon, 25, of 15 N. High Street, Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania was a patron of Woody’s bar located at 1015 Park Boulevard. He exited the bar with a male, 59 years of age, and attempted to take the victim’s wallet. A struggle ensued, at which time Fitzgibbon punched the victim causing a large laceration to his head before fleeing the scene on foot. He was located and arrested at the Massapequa Park Railroad Station. During the investigation, Fitzgibbon was found to be in possession of a switchblade knife and marijuana. While in custody, the defendant punched a wall in the Seventh Precinct breaking a hole in the wall causing an undetermined amount of damage. Fitzgibbon is charged with robbery 3rd degree (attempt), criminal possession of a weapon 3rd degree, criminal mischief 4th degree and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was arraigned on Sun., Nov. 14, at First District Court in Hempstead.

Massapequa: Nassau County Seventh Squad detectives are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Wed., Nov. 11. Police said that two male subjects approached a male, 27, at approximately 6:50 p.m. on Carman Mill Road and Madison Street and began punching and kicking him while demanding he give them everything in his pockets. The subjects fled east on Madison Street with no proceeds. Nassau County Police Ambulance transported the victim, who suffered a large laceration to the back of his head and contusions to the face to a local hospital for treatment. The subjects were described as black males in their late teens to early 20s, both approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall with thin builds and wearing dark clothing. One subject was wearing a gray skullcap. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244- TIPS (8477).


North Massapequa: The owner of a vehicle parked on North Albany Avenue reported that someone entered her vehicle and removed a Canon power shot camera. That incident took place between 11 p.m., Nov. 6 and 7:30 a.m., Nov. 7.

•Someone entered a vehicle parted on North Syracuse Avenue during the late hours of Nov. 6 and early morning hours of Nov. 7 and stole a checkbook, car fob and miscellaneous papers.


North Massapequa: Someone damaged the left rear taillight of a vehicle while it was parked on North New York Drive between 4 p.m., Oct. 30 and 8 a.m., Oct. 31.


DWI: Nassau County Police report the arrest of the following subjects for driving while intoxicated/impaired for the period of Nov. 5-12: Faizal Hussein, 21, of New Hyde Park; Luciano J. Arra, 21, of Oceanside; Jabarjeet Singh, 25, of West Hempstead; Saul Carbajal Torres, 37, of Mineola; Gaston Cellerino, 29, of Westbury, Rajeev Ghalla, 39, of Farmingdale; Bobby M. Collins, 35, of Rome; Xu Gao, 38, of Glen Head; James Guinan, 32, of Oceanside and Scott Pollock, 59, of Massapequa.

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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