Crime Watch: East Rockaway, Lynbrook

July 25- July 31, 2013



At 8:47 p.m. on July 14, a 57-year-old of Malverne, was arrested and charged with obstructing governmental administration, disorderly conduct and exposure of a person at the Long Island Rail Road station in Lynbrook.

A 35-year-old man of Freeport, was arrested and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, registration plate not properly displayed and unlicensed operation on Merrick Road in Lynbrook on July 14 at 9:44 p.m.

Grand larceny

At 8 a.m. on July 9, a complainant, the service manager of Crown Ford located at 420 Merrick Road, Lynbrook, reported that between July 8 at 9:30 p.m. and July 9 at 7 a.m., an unknown person(s) removed a 2013 Ford E250 Van from their parking area. The van was located in a parking lot in Valley Stream with a damaged ignition lock and without any tires and rims. The total amount of the loss is $4,000.

Lost property

On July 9 at 10:30 a.m., a complainant reported that while westbound on Sunrise Highway in Lynbrook they noticed that their license plate was missing from the rear of their 2002 Suzuki motorcycle.

Criminal impersonation

At 2:30 p.m. on July 10, a complainant reported that an unknown person(s) used their name, date of birth and identity when receiving two summonses while operating a motor vehicle in Lynbrook on July 21, 2012.

Attempted identity theft

On July 10 at 5:45 p.m., a complainant reported that an unknown person(s) changed the name and address on their Verizon wireless account. The complainant was notified by Verizon by text message of the change at which time the complainant notified Verizon that the change was unauthorized.

Unusual /suspicious incident

At 12:40 p.m. on July 11, a complainant reported that an unknown person(s) contacted their 8-year-old daughter, via the Internet, while playing the video game “Minecraft” on their Playstation game console. The subject, who was aware of the complainant’s daughter’s age, left inappropriate comments.

Aggravated harassment

At 11:45 p.m. on July 11, a complainant reported that an unknown person(s) sent several threatening text messages to their cell phone. The messages have put the complainant in fear of their and their family’s safety.