The following information was supplied by the Nassau County and Long Beach police departments. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.
A Long Beach boy shot and wounded a fellow teenager during an altercation involving four youths at the and bus depot on Monday, May 21.
According to , Rodney Arnold, 17, was arrested and charged with attempted murder after he fought with three teen males and he fired a handgun, striking one teen in the chest at about 3:40 p.m. on May 21.
While an investigation is ongoing, it appears the altercation involved three teens fighting with Arnold, Cregeen said, and Arnold may have fired as many as three shots, possibly using a .22-caliber pistol. The gun has not been recovered.
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Two Long Beach men were arrested Tuesday, May 22, after allegedly robbing a woman at knifepoint in Island Park.
According to Nassau County detectives, a 21-year-old woman walking home at about 11:55 p.m. on Long Beach Road onto the Arlington Walk Way. She was then approached by two men who both displayed knives and demanded that she hand over her pocketbook.
The two men, Rakim Cole, 20, and Kaic Santos, 18, both of Long Beach, allegedly took the pocketbook, which contained an undetermined amount of cash, and left the alleyway, police said.
A short time later, Nassau County Police and a MTA K-9 officer were able to apprehend and arrest both suspects, police said.
All proceeds were recovered, and there were no injuries reported.
A car fire in Lakeview on Tuesday, May 22, is being labeled "suspicious," according to police and fire officials.
Around 9 p.m. Nassau County Police and Lakeview firefighters responded to the report of a fire inside a silver Chevrolet Camaro that had been parked in a small lot on Woodfield Road near the Lakeview train station and a small strip of stores.
Upon their arrival, the fire had already been put out with a fire extinguisher by one of the nearby store owners, according to Lakeview Fire Chief Heather Senti.
The fire itself was small and quickly contained, but Senti says, "It was suspicious in nature."
The Nassau County Fire Marshal was called in to investigate.
Shots were fired into a Lakeview home Monday, May 21, while two women were inside, according to Nassau County Police, who are investigating the incident.
The bullets were fired into a residence on Jefferson Avenue around 11:40 p.m. on May 21. No one was injured. Detectives do not know if one person or multiple perpetrators fired the shots.
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