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Crime Report: Home Burglaries, Stolen Boat Engine

Recent incident reports in Wantagh and Seaford from the Seventh Precinct.

The information is taken directly from the Nassau County Police Department's Seventh Precinct incident reports. None of the defendants have been convicted of a crime.

  • A boat engine was stolen off a boat that was stored in the rear of a home on Peconic Avenue in Seaford between July 2-23. 
  • Property was reported stolen from a home on Nancy Lane in Seaford between July 14-21.
  • A golf bag with clubs was reported stolen from an unlocked detached garage on Riverside Drive in Wantagh between July 17-18. 
  • An iPod and GPS were reported stolen on July 18 from a 2008 gray Honda parked on Howard Avenue in Seaford. No damage to the vehicle was reported.
  • A GPS was reported stolen on July 18 from a 2012 black Honda parked on Anita Lane in Wantagh. No damage to the vehicle was reported.
  • A tire was reported damaged on a 1993 black Toyota parked at the Wantagh Long Island Rail Road Station on July 18.
  • A house on Spruce Street in Wantagh was burglarized on July 19 with electronics and jewelry stolen. 
  • A tire was reported slashed on a 2009 gray Hyundai parked on Garden Court in Wantagh on July 20.
  • A home on Oakland Avenue in Wantagh was burglarized on July 21 with an entry through the rear window and electronics stolen. 
  • A necklace was reported missing from Beach Bum Tanning on 3876 Merrick Road in Seaford on July 21. Police said a woman left her necklace on a bench and left tanning salon and discovered it missing when she returned. 
  • Two vehicles parked at the on July 21 had the exhaust cut. The affected vehciles were a 2006 black Hyundai and 1999 tan Mitsubishi.
  • A house on Washington Avenue in Seaford was burglarized on July 22 with an entry through the rear door. Personal papers and cash was stolen from the home, police said. 
  • A woman on Daleview Avenue in Seaford reported on July 23 discovering jewlery missing from her bedroom. 
Lorraine DeVita July 28, 2012 at 01:37 AM
A question : are these crimes happening at nite or during the day? If at nite Perhaps shedding some lite on the problem - seaford and wantagh residents should invest in outdoor sensor lights for their homes because the incident rate is increasing hourly with little or no resolution in sight. That and BIG DOGS with BIG teeth! Another question has anyone been CAUGHT? I mean is anyone taking fingerprints, seeing if these are connected in anyway or do we just have a huge rise in standalone unrelated crimes. Either is scary but what is the 7th doing about it? Have patrols been increased or even more vigilant or is it still same ol same ol ?
Chris August 02, 2012 at 12:32 PM
The 7th is doing just what the 6thpct. Has been doing.........changing the stats to show little or no rise in crime. Someone gets shot almost every night in this County and the information is buried on page 38 in Newsday, if it is reported at all. This County has a huge gang problem. They are not going to stay in their own neighborhoods. People better wake up and be aware of their surroundings.

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