Lynbrook PD: Bank Accounts Infiltrated, DWI Arrests

A weekly rundown of arrests and case reports from the Lynbrook Police Department.

The following information was supplied by the Lynbrook Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.


  • Jonathan Eli Louissaint, 20, of Valley Stream, was arrested on July 24 at 10:35 a.m. and charged with Criminal Impersonation, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and an open warrant for Assault on Prospect Avenue.
  • Bashkin Dautaj, 49, of Lynbrook, was arrested on July 24 at 4:20 p.m. and charged with Obstruction of Breathing, Criminal Mischief, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and Harassment on Christabel Street.
  • Thiago S. Verissimo, 23, of Mount Vernon, was arrested on July 25 at 4:26 a.m. and charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated and Unsafe lane Change on Hempstead Avenue.
  • Jose F. Zavala, 39, of Hempstead, was arrested on July 25 at 8:40 a.m. and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and Obstructing an Intersection on Broadway.
  • Remberto Jesse Urias-Gonzalez, 36, of Freeport, was arrested on July 26 at 11 a.m. and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation (3 counts) and equipment Violation on Merrick Road.
  • Angel D. Baez, 32, of Jamaica, was arrested on July 29 at 6:35 a.m. and charged with with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated, Failed to Stop at Stop Sign and Unlicensed Operation on Waterview Place.

Case Reports

Suspicious Unusual Incident

  • A complainant reported on July 23 at 6:23 p.m. that he received a check, written to him, in a priority mail from “John Hopkins University” drawn on an “M & T Bank” check. The complainant was not expecting this check and did bring it to his Chase Bank branch, where he was informed that the account number on the check was a real account number but the check was fraudulent. The complainant was advised by the bank that it could possibly be an attempt to gain access to his bank information once he attempted to cash the check.

Criminal Mischief

  • The manager of the White Castle located at 490 Sunrise Highway reported at 1:22 p.m. on July 24 that a male did enter the restaurant on earlier that morning at 12:10 a.m. and attempted to place an order for food. The suspect then became engaged in a verbal argument with the counterperson over the price of the food. The man then ripped a menu board sign off of the wall, threw the sign on the front counter and left the store. The value of the sign is $400. The suspect is described as a black male, about 40 years old, 6’5” tall, 275 lbs, heavy build with short black hair, dark complexion and brown eyes. He was wearing red shorts, a black T-shirt and brown shoes.  

Grand Larcenies

  • A complainant reported at 3:16 p.m. on July 24 that his/her 2012 “Stolen Roulette” custom BMX 20-inch bicycle was stolen from the bike rack at . The value of the bicycle is $1,200.
  • A complainant reported on July 29 at 1 p.m. that an unknown person(s) remove a men’s and women’s wallet from the kitchen of their residence on Earle Avenue. The wallets contained two Florida driver’s licenses, assorted credit cards and $170.

Grand Larceny /ID Theft

  • A complainant reported on July 25 at 12:29 p.m. that an unknown person(s) did open a fraudulent joint checking account in the his/her name. The unknown person did then transfer funds from the complainant’s savings account into the checking account and then withdrew the funds from the checking account.  The total amount of money transferred is $10,500.

Petit Larceny/ID Theft

  • At 1:24 p.m. on July 28 a complainant reports that an unknown person(s) did withdraw $3,119 from their Astoria Federal Checking account.

Criminal Mischief/Grand Larceny

  • A complainant reported at 4:52 p.m. on July 29 that an unknown person(s) did enter their yard on Lester Avenue and damaged their 2010 Ford. The suspect(s) removed one of the vehicle's NYS License Plates, a patio umbrella and two garden hoses from the yard. The value of the damage is $3,250 and the value of the items taken is $350.

For questions about this crime report, email Tara.Conry@Patch.com


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