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Crimes Nearby: Babysitter Arrested for Theft, Couple Robbed at Valley Stream Chase

A round-up of the week's top crime stories in communities surrounding Malverne and West Hempstead.

The following information was provided by the Nassau County Police and Rockville Centre Police Departments. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

An Oceanside woman was arrested on Saturday for allegedly stealing jewelry, silver and cash from her employer's East Rockaway home.

According to Fourth Squad detectives, Mirjana Cindric, 30, while working as a babysitter on Main Street, stole approximately $10,000 worth of items and money from Nov. 28, 2011 through Feb. 13.

On Feb. 17, police assisted in the recovery of jewelry and silver items from A&A Goldbuyer in East Meadow, IC Gold/OK Pawn Brokers in Baldwin and Enterprise Pawnbrokers located in Elmont, all belonging to the victims.

Cindric was arrested in front of her home. At the time of her arrest, she was in possession of two stolen credit cards and an OK Pawn Brokers loan receipt on a diamond ring, belonging to her former employers.

Pair Mugged at Valley Stream Chase

A man armed with a handgun held up a pair of people on Thursday at the Chase on Rosedale Road in Valley Stream and got away with their cash, according to police.

At 4:35 a.m. on March 1, a 70-year-old man and 68-year-old woman exiting the Chase at 930 Rosedale Road were approached by an unknown male black subject armed with a silver handgun. The subject then demanded money.

After the perpetrator obtained an unknown amount of cash, he fled on foot westbound on Rosedale Road to southbound 262nd place. No injuries were reported.

The subject is described as having a thin build and wearing a gray jacket and gray sweatpants.

Detectives request that anyone with information about any of these crimes should contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

Cops: Woman Busted for Stealing Car

An Elmont woman was arrested by Nassau Police in Rockville Centre Wednesday night after stealing a car from a couple in Hempstead.

According to detectives, Jessica Morrow, 28, of Elmont, threatened a 28-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man with a kitchen knife at Wings and Things in Hempstead. Morrow allegedly then took the keys from the woman’s 1999 Mercedes Benz and fled the scene.

Officers later arrested Morrow in the parking lot of Mercy Medical Center without incident.

A Hewlett man was allegedly part of an organization that schemed to defraud private insurance companies of more than $279 million under New York’s no-fault accident law with the use of fraudulent medical clinics, according to charges revealed Wednesday by the United State Attorney’s Office.

Mikhail Zemlyansky, 35, of Hewlett, was one of 36 people arrested on Wednesday and charged with RICO conspiracy (mail fraud and money laundering), conspiracy to commit health care fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering in what the attorney’s office is calling “the largest single no-fault automobile insurance fraud ever charged.” He faces up to 70 years if convicted on all counts.

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Related Topics: Arrests, Burglary, Crimes Nearby, DWI, Mugging, and Robbery

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