Crime Nearby: Glen Cove Man Sentenced in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

A look at police reports outside of Massapequa.

Valley Stream

Three men have been arrested after they presented forged prescriptions to a CVS pharmacy in Valley Stream and Lynbrook Friday, according to police.

Detectives said that Kwame Lake, 19, of Hempstead, presented a forged prescription at the CVS Pharmacy located at 44 N. Central Ave. in Valley Stream, calling for Promethazine with Codeine. Subsequent to investigation, the vehicle which was operated by the defendant was located with occupants Kason Parker, 21, and Marlon Douglas, 21, both of Hempstead.

The vehicle description had been provided by the Lynbrook Police Department following an investigation of a forged prescription which had been presented to the CVS in Lynbrook, by a male operating the vehicle at the drive thru, police said. Search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of 10 blank prescriptions belonging to an unnamed doctor, three forged prescriptions written for Promethazine with Codeine and five bottles containing more than two ounces of Promethazine with Codeine, a narcotic preparation. Lake, Parker and Douglas are each being charged with second-degree possession of a forged instrument and fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Lake is being charged with an additional count of second-degree possession of a forged instrument.


Glen Cove

A Glen Cove man has been sentenced to the maximum 2 1/3 to 7 years for the crash that claimed the life of a 19-year-old motorcyclist.

, 37, was convicted by a jury last October of second-degree vehicular manslaughter and misdemeanor counts of driving while ability impaired by a combination of drugs and alcohol, reckless endangerment, and reckless driving.

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said that about 2:30 a.m. on May 1, 2010, Uribe was driving his Nissan SUV north on Glen Cove Road when he crashed into a tree at the corner of Midwood Cross in East Hills. A taxi and a motorcycle driving north on Glen Cove Road crashed into Uribe’s SUV.

The motorcyclist, Pietro Gaudesi of Glen Head, was thrown from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The taxi driver and one his passengers, as well as Uribe, suffered minor injuries.



A 13-year-old  student was accosted on the way to her bus stop last week, according to .

Three students were reportedly walking to their stop around 6:50 a.m. when they encountered a man making threatening physical and verbal gestures. Police say the man approached a girl from behind and grabbed her. She then punched the man, causing him to let her go, and ran to her bus stop with the other children.

Police describe the man as having a tan complexion, 20 to 30 years old, and five feet seven inches tall to six feet tall. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and a skull cap at the time of the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Second Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8268 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

A New Cassel man is accused of stealing items from the Jericho Home Depot and threatening a security guard with a knife, Nassau County Police said.

Alan M. Miles, 46 of New Cassel, exited Home Depot without paying while attempting to conceal items in his clothing, according to police reports. When security officers attempted to stop Miles, said police, he threatened them with a kitchen knife and fled on foot. Police reported that Miles was seen taking a bicycle on Briarcliffe Road in Westbury where a responding officer injured her wrist attempting to stop him.

Miles was finally apprehended on Audrey Road in Westbury by assisting officers and the stolen items were returned to Home Depot, said police.

No other injuries were reported.

Miles was charged with third degree robbery, second degree assault, second degree menacing, petit larceny and fourth degree possession of a dangerous weapon. He was arraigned on Jan. 17 at First District Court in Hempstead.


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