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Crimes Nearby: Man Who Sparked Mall Frenzy Charged

Crimes and arrests making headlines nearby this week.

Security was trying to apprehend shoplifter, knocking over display case and causing panic at the mall, police said. (Photo: NCPD)
Security was trying to apprehend shoplifter, knocking over display case and causing panic at the mall, police said. (Photo: NCPD)

Man Who Sparked Roosevelt Field Frenzy Charged

A West Hempstead man who reportedly set shoppers into chaos on Christmas Eve has been charged with petit larceny, according to Nassau County Police. Click here for the full story.

Cops: Man Resisted DWI Arrest, Kicked Officer and Police Dog

Thomas Shaw, 25, of Far Rockaway, while stopped for a traffic law infraction, was handcuffed and placed under arrest for DWI, according to police. Shaw then reportedly pushed away from the arresting officer, who fell to the ground as Shaw attempted to flee, cops said. A canine officer immediately released his dog, Lex, who apprehended Shaw, cops said. Click here for the full story.

Cops: Body of Man Shot Multiple Times Discovered

A Queens man was found dead in Valley Stream after he had been shot several times, according to Nassau County Police. Click here for the full story.

Franklin Avenue Citibank Robbed Saturday

The Citibank on Franklin Avenue in Garden City was robbed Saturday, Nassau County police said. Click here for the full story.

Police: Seventh Street Bank Robber Wanted for Three Others

A man who robbed a Garden City bank Dec. 13 is wanted in connection with three others this month in Nassau County, police said. Click here for the full story.

Cops: J.C. Penney Scammer Caught

A Brooklyn man, who for nearly four years scammed J.C. Penney by buying and returning items to make cash, was finally caught at Roosevelt Field Thursday, according to Nassau County Police. Click here for the full story.

Cops: Woman Pushed to the Ground, Robbed Outside Nearby Bar

Cops are investigating a robbery that happened outside a Baldwin bar early Sunday morning, said Nassau County Police. Click here for the full story.

Three Duck Hunters Rescued Near Point Lookout

Three duck hunters were rescued from waters and marsh land north of the barrier island on Christmas Day. According to Nassau County Police Department, police received a 911 call at about 5 p.m. Wednesday for a water emergency involving three duck hunters at Seadog Creek, near Point Lookout and Loop Parkway. Click here for the full story.

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