North Lawrence man charged with attempted murder


Nassau County police arrested a North Lawrence man on May 13 for the attempted murder of two women in a house on Caryl Drive.

After a report of a disturbance, police responded around 5:15 a.m. on Friday, and discovered two women, 18 and 48, who had been stabbed several times, according to police. The officers worked to treat the women and they were taken by police ambulance to a local hospital for further treatment of their wounds.

Rodolfo Novello, 53, was found walking on Mott Avenue, a block away from the house, a brief time later and was arrested. Both women are reported doing OK, police said.

Novello was charged with two counts of second-degree murder,  two counts of first-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Police said he will be arraigned when “medically practical.”