The following information was supplied by the Lynbrook Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.
- David R. Williamson, 31, of Springfield Gardens, was arrested on July 18 at 4 p.m. and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Suspended Registration, Fail to Signal Turn, Unregistered Motor Vehicle and Uninsured Motor Vehicle on Sunrise Highway.
- Dorcas Christian, 23, of St. Albans, was arrested on July 18 at 4 p.m. and charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana on Sunrise Highway.
- Delia P. Mensch, 43, of Valley Stream, was arrested on July 19 at 11:13 p.m. and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and Operating a Motor Vehicle while using a hand held Cell Phone on Peninsula Boulevard.
- Shunkang Wang, 21, of Westbury, was arrested on July 21 at 2:13 a.m. and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Violation of Conditional Use License and Speeding on Peninsula Boulevard.
A complainant reports that at 9:30 a.m. on July 18 an unknown person(s) mailed a threatening letter to their residence on Atlantic Avenue.
At 9:46 a.m. on July 18, a complainant reports that an unknown person(s) did withdraw $1,005 from their Astoria Federal Checking account.
A complainant reported on July 18 at 11:30 a..m. they received an e-mail from the IRS stating that they won a million dollar sweepstakes from “Global Sweepstakes & Prize Release Center.” The e-mail stated that the money was being held until additional information was obtained. The e-mail further stated that they should contact the IRS by using the phone number listed on the e-mail. The complainant called the number at which time “Mr. McKenzie” directed them to pay an initial fee of $500 and then they would have to pay an additional fee of $1,834 dollars to claim the prize. The complainant paid the $500 fee and scheduled an appointment to claim the prize. The complainant called the IRS when “Mr. McKenzie” failed to show up and was informed that the e-mail was a fake and was then advised by the IRS to call the police. NOTE: Please do not pay any fee or supply any personal information requested from an e-mail or mailing delivered to your house until you consult your attorney or local police department.
Petit Larceny/ID Theft
At 1 p.m. on July 19, a complainant reports that an unknown person(s) did withdraw $463 from their Astoria Federal Checking account.
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