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Crime Report: Commercial Burglaries, Gas Siphoned

Recent incident reports in Wantagh and Seaford from the 7th and 2nd precincts.

The following information is taken directly from the Nassau County Police Department's Seventh Precinct and Second Precinct incident reports. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate a conviction.

  • On Oct. 23, Donald Johnson Jr., 47, of Massapequa was arrested on Route 135 in Seaford and charged with driving while intoxicated. 
  • A woman on Somerset Drive in Seaford reported to police that property was removed from her master bedroom between Oct. 26-Nov. 5. She said the home suffered damage from Superstorm Damage and numerous people were in and out of the residence helping to rebuild during the time period that the items were stolen. 
  • On Oct. 26, Frank Kost, 58, of Merrick was arrested at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Railroad Avenue in Wantagh and charged with driving while intoxicated and three vehicle and traffic law violations. 
  • On Oct. 26., Charanjit Singh, 42, of Bellrose was arrested at the intersection of Wantagh Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in Wantagh and charged with second-degree unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and two vehicle and traffic law violations. 
  • Fence caps were reported stolen from a property on Jackson Avenue in Seaford on Oct. 26. 
  • Cell phones were reported missing from Verizon Wireless on 1516 Wantagh Ave. in Wantagh on Oct. 28. 
  • A 55-gallon blue steel drum containing unknown substance washed up on Hampton Avenue in Seaford on Oct. 29 during Superstorm Sandy prompting the Emergency Services Unit Hazmat team, the Seaford Fire Department and Nassau County Fire Marshall to respond to the scene. Police said the Seaford Fire Department will dispose of the container. 
  • Beverage Barn on 3341 Beltagh Ave. in Wantagh was burglarized sometime between Oct. 30- Nov. 1 with money and electronics stolen. 
  • During a power outage from Oct. 31-Nov. 1, tools and other items were removed from a shed on Beech Street in Wantagh. 
  • A windshield was reported smashed on an automobile parked at Midlawn Pharmacy in Seaford on Nov. 1. 
  • An uknown suspect was reported to have made an attempt to pry open a garage door on Atlantic Avenue in Seaford on Nov. 1. 
  • A fire broke out on the roof of the East Bay Diner on 3360 Merrick Road in Seaford on Nov. 2 at around 5 p.m. Firefighters extinghuished the blaze, which caused only minor damage to the roof, police said. 
  • Bellmore Car Care on 1442 Wantagh Ave. in Wantagh was burglarized between Nov. 2-3 with tools stolen. Police said the point of entry into the business was through a front window. 
  • A man at Twisted Glass on 1898 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh reported to police on Oct. 31 that someone threw a brick through his storefront window causing damage. 
  • A man on Beaver Turn in Seaford reported on Oct. 31 that his generator was intentionally damaged by unknown suspect(s).  
  • On Nov. 2, Marshall Foote, 58, of Seaford was arrested at the corner of Wantagh Avenue and Duckpond Drive South in Wantagh and charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated. 
  • On Nov. 4, Bryan Bohn, 51 of Elwood was arrested at McDonald's on 1946 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh and charghed with second-degree menacing, fourth-degree possession of a dangerous weapon and driving while intoxicated. 
  • Windshield wipers were reported ripped off a 2011 Ford and 2000 Dodge parked on Walsall Street in Seaford on Nov. 4. 
  • On Nov. 5, Evan Kravitz, 31, of Bellmore was arrested on New York Avenue in Seaford and charged with three counts of third-degree unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and aggravated unlicensed operation.
  • A woman reported on Nov. 6 that roughly 10 gallons of gasoline were siphoned from her vehicle's gas tank parked on Seamans Neck Road in Seaford. 
  • A home on Woodland Avenue in Wantagh was reported burglarized on Nov. 6 with electronics stolen. 
  • Due to Superstorm Sandy, a Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) line fell between two houses causing damage on Nov. 7. Police said LIPA responded and cut power to the area. 
  • A woman on Riverside Drive in Wantagh reported to police on Nov. 7 that she discovered sump pump and dehumidifiers on the outside of her garage mising that had been installed while working on the inside of her house. 
  • Police and the Wantagh Fire Department responded to CVS in the Cherrywood Shopping Center in Wantagh on Nov. 8 to evaluate carbon monoxide levels. In the shopping center, authorities discovered that Champion Tae Quan Do and Mount Fuji Hibachi were running generators in their buildings. A total of 38 people were evacuated. No one was transported to the hospital, police said. 
  • On Nov. 10, Matthew Vannostrand, 25, of Seaford was arrested at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Oakland Avenue in Wantagh and charged with driving while intoxicated. 
  • The front door of Petco on 1141 Wantagh Ave. in Wantagh was reported super glued on Nov. 10. 
  • Paint was reported splattered on shingles, a front door and pavers at a house on Seminole Avenue in Seaford on Nov. 10. 
  • On Nov. 11, Thomas Accomando,  23, of West Islip was arrested at the corner of Dary Lane and Gary Lane in Seaford and charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated and resistsing arrest. 
  • On Nov. 11, Patrick Hart, 43, of Massapequa was arrested at the corner of Oxford Place and Aaaron Drive East in Seaford and charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated and one vehile and traffic law violation. 
  • Two bottles of beer were reported stolen from 7-Eleven on 3616 Merrick Road in Seaford on Nov. 12. 

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