Crimes Nearby: Submachine Gun Used in Robbery, Blinded DWI Defendant Pleads Guilty

A rundown of incidents that occurred in the past week in areas surrounding Malverne and West Hempstead.

A Long Beach man was arrested on Thursday in connection with 10 burglaries at houses of worship throughout the city since last summer.

Terrence Farr, 44, was arraigned at by Judge Frank Dikranis on Friday and is being held at the Nassau County Correction Facility in lieu of $10,000 bail. A Long Beach Police Department report did not provide the charges against Farr.

According to detectives, Farr committed 10 burglaries from July to December at , , , , and . Some of these buildings were burglarized more then once, police said.

“The proceeds of these burglaries were typically cash and items that were made of precious or semi-precious metals,” said Sgt. Richard DePalma in a statement.

A Lynbrook man was robbed early Saturday morning after being approached by two heavily armed suspects and forced to withdraw money from various ATMs in town.

According to Nassau County detectives, around 12:20 a.m., a 40-year-old male victim pulled into the driveway of his residence on Peninsula Boulevard and exited the vehicle when two male suspects armed with a handgun and submachine gun approached him. The subjects ordered the victim back into his vehicle at gunpoint and also entered the vehicle occupying the front and rear passenger seats.

Both subjects pointed the weapons at the victim’s head and ordered him to drive to an ATM, police said. The victim drove to two ATMs to withdraw cash.

The subjects then let the victim out of the vehicle and returned his SIM cards to him. The victim notified police. No injuries were reported.

Timothy Schroeder, the Long Beach man for driving while intoxicated after allegedly taking police on a chase back in July, pleaded not guilty Monday.

According to a story in Newsday, Schroeder was indicted last week on charges of felony driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, fleeing from police, reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle without an interlock device. He is currently free on bail.

On July 25, Schroeder allegedly resisted arrest and fought with one of the officers who had chased him down after abandoning his vehicle, prompting a good Samaritan, who was nearby, to assist the officer in bringing Schroeder under control.

A short time later, three additional officers arrived and were able to restrain Schroeder and take him into custody. However, during the struggle with police, Schroeder in his right eye.

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