Crime Watch: Homes Burglarized, Cars Stolen and Vandalized

See what crimes were reported in the neighborhood this week.

The following information was supplied by the Nassau County Police and Lynbrook Police Departments. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.


A home on Locust Court in Lakeview was burglarized on June 28.

Another Lakeview home, located on Ontario Road, was burglarized on July 2.


A vehicle was stolen from the Green Acres Mall parking lot in Valley Stream on June 27.

A car that had been parked at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Foster Street in Franklin Square was stolen between June 29 and June 30.

Tires and rims were stolen off a vehicle parked on Terrace Avenue in Elmont on June 25. The car was found propped up on bricks.

On June 28, thieves also stole tires and rims off a car parked at Belmont Racetrack on Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont.


At 5:46 p.m. on June 27, a complainant reports that an unknown person(s) did attempt to use his/her American Express account to purchase a camera, valued at $286, at B&H Photo in Manhattan.

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At 4:57 p.m. on July 2, a complainant reports that after taking a taxi from the All-Island Taxi stand, located at the Lynbrook train station, he/she realized that belongings were left in the trunk of the taxi. The complainant called the taxi company and responded back to the taxi stand the next day to retrieve his/her belongings but found that one bag, which contained a Toshiba laptop computer, was missing. The value of the laptop is $400.

A bicycle was stolen from the corner of Hempstead Turnpike and Randolph Avenue in Franklin Square on June 28.

Three bikes were also stolen on June 2 from a location on W. Merrick Road in Valley Stream.


Items were stolen from a vehicle that was left unlocked while parked on Melvin Avenue in Lakeview between June 25 and June 26.

On June 30, an unknown person(s) removed two side-view mirrors from a vehicle parked in front of a North Valley Stream residence located on Arcadian Avenue.

Unknown person(s) broke the rear passenger-side window of one car and the front passenger-side window of another vehicle, which were parked on Elmont Road in Elmont on June 30, and removed items from inside.

Items went missing from a vehicle that had been parked on Arthurt Street in Lakeview between July 1 and July 2.

A victim in Valley Stream reported that between June 29 and June 30, the front windows of her Dewitt Street home were broken by unknown person(s).


Around 1:40 a.m. on June 28, an unknown person(s) damaged the driver’s side tail light of a 2009 Jaguar using a water bottle, while it was parked on Walnut Street in Lynbrook. The value of the damage is $600.

A vehicle parked on Lincoln Road in Franklin Square on June 27 was keyed by an unknown person(s).

An unknown person(s) punctured a hole in the rear tire of a vehicle parked on E. Valley Stream Boulevard in Valley Stream between June 28 and June 29.

The right passenger side of a car parked on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead was keyed.

The rear window of a car parked on First Avenue in Franklin Square between June 30 and July 1 was broken by an unknown person.

An unknown suspect(s) shattered the rear window of a car parked on Belmont Boulevard in Elmont on June 30.


At 11:39 p.m. on June 28, a complainant in Lynbrook reports that his/her wallet and Chase debit card were missing from his/her apartment on Garden Drive. The value of the damage is $300.

If you have questions about this crime report, email Tara.Conry@Patch.com.

Check back tomorrow to see what arrests were made in the village of Lynbrook this week.


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