The following information was supplied by the Nassau County Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.
On Sept. 17, a Massapequa woman received a call from a man who claimed to be a lawyer representing her son, and another man who claimed to be a lawyer for the US Embassy in Peru, police said. The men claimed that her son had been arrested on drug charges and instructed her to send a Money Gram. Thw woman did so and later discovered her son was not in Peru. When a man called back asking for more money, the woman declined. The incident came just a few days after police said another Massapequa woman was conned by a man who claimed her grandson had been arrested in Mexico.
On Aug 29, an iPod, jewelry and a GPS was stolen from a 2009 black Dodge on Hawthorne Street in Massapequa.
On Sept. 17 someone left a gym bag containing jewelry, an iPad and a cell phone on a bench at Field of Dreams Park and went for a run. When she returned, the bag was gone.
On Sept. 18, a bicycle was reported stolen from the backyard of a home on North Hawthorne Street in Massapequa.
On Sept. 23, a bicycle that was chained up at Krisch's Restaurant was stolen between 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m.
On Sept. 20, Steven Classi, 30 of Massapequa, was arrested on Merrick Road near Seaford Avenue, Massapequa and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and 2 violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle
On Sept. 19, Jeremy Malaspinas, 23, of Farmingdale, was arrested on Madison Street near Dover Street, Massapequa and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle 2nd and two violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
On 09/22, Angelique Cruz Katrina, 19 of Crescent Street, Hewlett was arrested at Wal-Mart, 200 Sunrise Mall, Massapequa and charged with petty larceny and criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th.
On Sept. 21, Adam Halpern, 49 of South Farmingdale was arrested on Hawthorne Street, Massapequa and charged with Petit Larceny and Criminal Trespass 3rd.
On Sept. 20, a Brentwood woman was arrested at Macy’s, at the Sunrise Mall, Massapequa and charged with petty larceny.