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Two women were arrested for burglary after an incident in Franklin Square. (Images via NCPD)

Crime Blotter For June 12 Through 19

Hicksville

Teen Injured In Crash
The Nassau County Police Department Public Information Office reports the details of an auto accident that occurred on Wednesday, June 12 at 4:29 p.m. in Hicksville:
According to police, a male juvenile, 15, was operating an off-road motorcycle southbound on Jerusalem Avenue in the vicinity of Spindle Road. The juvenile reportedly struck a 2009 Honda causing him to become trapped under a 2011 Nissan. Responding officers safely removed him from under the vehicle and transported him to a nearby hospital for assessment and treatment. The juvenile is currently listed in stable condition.
The operators of both vehicles remained at the scene and were not injured.
The public is reminded off-road motorcycles are not permitted on public roadways.

Arrest For Trespassing
The NCPD Eighth squad reports the arrest of a New Jersey man for a criminal trespass that occurred on Saturday, June 15 at 11:49 p.m. in Hicksville:
According to detectives, the owner of the office building located at 535 South Broadway contacted police after viewing the suspect on surveillance video walking up and down the second-floor hallway while the building was closed. Officers responded and placed the defendant under arrest without further incident.
During the arrest, it was discovered that the defendant was also allegedly responsible for several other incidents at this location that occurred between Thursday, June 13 and Saturday, June 15 when the building was closed. During these incidents the defendant allegedly entered offices and caused damage to office doors.
Defendant Malik Coley was charged by police with three counts of third-degree burglary, three counts of third-degree criminal mischief, and third-degree criminal trespass. He was to be arraigned on Sunday, June 16 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.

Franklin Square

Arrests For Burglary Following Assault
The NCPD Fifth Squad reports the arrest of a North Bellmore woman and a Denville, New Jersey woman for a burglary that occurred on Sunday, June 16 at 1:10 a.m. in Franklin Square:
According to detectives, a 30-year-old female victim called 911 when she was laying down and saw a light shining in the basement window of her Park Lane residence. Next, she heard aggressive knocking at the basement door, followed by two suspects entering her residence without permission. The suspects proceeded to attack the victim once inside, pulling her hair, punching and slapping her repeatedly. The victim sustained injuries to her head, neck and chest. She refused medical treatment. Both suspects were arrested at the scene without further incident.
Defendants Ashley Dunn and Kelly Walsh were both charged by police with first-degree burglary. They were to be arraigned on Sunday, June 16 at First District Court in Hempstead.

East Meadow

Public Lewdness Toward Child
The NCPD First Squad reports on a public lewdness incident that occurred on Wednesday, June 12 at 7:50 p.m. in East Meadow:
According to detectives, a 9-year-old female juvenile was in front of her Falcon Street residence when a white work van, with an orange ladder on top, parked across the street. The male operator motioned for the female juvenile to come over to the vehicle. The female juvenile approached and the subject proceeded to expose himself. The female juvenile ran back to her house and advised her father of the incident.
The subject is described as adult male with a medium complexion, short black hair and a thin mustache. He was wearing an orange t-shirt. No further description available at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Detective’s request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.

Arrest Under Leandra’s Law
The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Massachusetts man for aggravated driving while intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) for an incident that occurred on Saturday, June 15 at 8:49 p.m. in East Meadow:
According to Police, Defendant Gregory Foutz, 48, of 12 Briarcliff Drive, was observed operating a black 2023 Nissan Titan northbound on Merrick Avenue near the intersection of Charles Lindbergh Boulevard. Officers conducted a vehicle and traffic Law stop and observed the defendant with slurred speech, watery eyes and an odor of alcohol emanating from his breath resulting in positive results on the standardized field sobriety test. Defendant Foutz was placed under arrest without incident. No injuries were reported. The vehicles passenger, a male, 13, was released into the custody of a family friend that responded to scene.
Defendant Gregory Foutz was charged by police with aggravated driving while intoxicated (child under 16), driving while intoxicated, endangering the welfare of a child and multiple vehicle and traffic law infractions. He was to be arraigned on Sunday, June 16 at First District Court, 99 Main Street Hempstead.

Westbury

Arrest For Public Lewdness
The NCPD Public Information Office reports the arrest of a Westbury man for public lewdness that occurred on Thursday, June 13 at 4:34 a.m. in Westbury:
According to officers, Defendant Neil Nembhard, 31, was at the Church of the Advent located at 555 Advent Street where he was observed by a male victim, 58, exposing himself and touching his genitals in the rear of this location. After a thorough investigation, the defendant was located and placed under arrest without incident.
Defendant Neil Nembhard was charged by police with one count of public lewdness. He was released on an appearance ticket returnable on Thursday, June 20 to First District Court 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Officers request anyone who feels as though they may have been victimized by the defendant to please contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.

New Hyde Park

Driver Sentenced For Fatal 2022 Crash
Nassau County District Attorney Anne T. Donnelly’s office recently announced that a Freeport man has been sentenced to six to 18 years in prison for killing three members of a family and injuring three others during a drunken high-speed crash in May 2022 in New Hyde Park.
Dante Lennon, 23, pleaded guilty March 5, 2024, before Judge Tammy Robbins to aggravated vehicular homicide (a B felony), three counts of manslaughter in the second degree (a C felony), three counts of assault in the second degree (a D felony), three counts of assault in the third degree (an A misdemeanor), and driving while intoxicated (an cnclassified misdemeanor).
DA Donnelly said that on May 21, 2022, at approximately 11:08 p.m., the defendant was driving a Mercedes Benz at a high rate of speed, approximately twice the 35-mile-per-hour speed limit, and while intoxicated on Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park.
The defendant was driving eastbound when he broadsided a Lincoln Town Car and rear-ended a parked Ram pickup truck. The force of the impact killed Marlene Luu, 66; Hoa Ho, 68; and Tu Nguyen, 41. The crash also injured three men in the car, ages 72, 42, and 67.
The occupants of the car, all of whom were relatives, were leaving a Sweet 16 party at the Inn in New Hyde Park.
The defendant was arrested by members of the Nassau County Police Department at the scene.
Deputy Bureau Chief Katie Zizza and Assistant District Attorney Nicole Vota of the Vehicular Crimes Bureau are prosecuting this case under the supervision of Bureau Chief Michael Bushwack and the overall supervision of Executive Assistant District Attorney for the Litigation Division Kevin Higgins. The defendant is represented by Robert Schalk, Esq.

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