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Update: Numerous Cars Vandalized in Massapequa Area

At least 20 cars damaged early Sunday.

At least 20 vehicles have been damaged by vandals in the Massapequa and Massapequa Park area Sunday, police said.

There have been numerous reports of broken windows and mirrors all over the area, according to police.

Authorities received the first report at around 4 a.m., and have since discovered 20 instances of vandalism as of 3:45 p.m.

These include:

  • A 1992 Plymouth that had its rear window broken on Locust Street.
  • A 2004 Infiniti that had its rear window shattered on Lincoln Avenue.
  • A 2002 Volvo that had its rear window broken on Prospect Place.
  • A 2003 Honda that had its rear window smashed on Ocean Avenue.
  • A 2011 Jeep that had its rear window broken on Hawthorne Street.
  • A 1993 Saturn that had its rear window broken on Bannon Place.
  • A Mercury that had its rear window broken on Abbey Street.
  • A 2009 Nissan that had its driver’s side mirror shattered on Brendan Avenue.
  • A 1995 Ford hthat ad its driver’s side front window broken on Linden Street.
  • A 1994 Saturn that had its driver’s side window broken while parked at Sunrise Highway and New York Avenue.
  • A 2004 Chevrolet that had its driver’s side mirror broken on Fitzmaurice Street.
  • The front windshield of a 2012 Subaru which was smashed while parked at New York Avenue and Tyrconnell Avenue.
  • The rear window of a 1998 Lexus which was damaged on Cherry Street.
  • A 2001 Chevrolet that had its front windshield broken on Lakeshore Drive.
  • The rear window of a 2011 Volkswagen that had its rear window broken on Sycamore Street.
  • A 2008 KIA that had its driver’s side view mirror damaged on Sycamore Street.
  • The driver’s side window of a 1992 Toyota which was broken on North Oak Street.
  • A 2011 Toyota that had its driver’s side view mirror broken on Seaford Avenue.
  • The front windshield of a 2005 Ford that was broken on Lakeshore Boulevard.

Anyone with information regarding these crimes should contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous.

Yankee Man February 22, 2012 at 11:23 PM
James...you called the cops because some kids rang your doorbell!! For real...dude man up
James M. February 23, 2012 at 05:28 PM
I was told by the Judge I'm not allowed to beat other people's kids anymore so I let the cops take care of it. Pass a law that allows assault with cause that makes the person immune to frivolous prosecution by the parents and you will see everyone's kids straighten out quickly.
Massa February 27, 2012 at 01:04 PM
A neighborhood watch is a great idea and has been in the papers lately due to all the crimes going on in Nassau and suffolk counties. Massapequa and massapequa park should be broken down into area's like Nassau shores,Baltimore shores,crown village, Arlen oaks.these areas should be patrolled by concerned residents of those area's in shifts. We do have the highest number of Nypd officers who reside in massapequa and massapequa park who do have a clue as to what real police work is. City cops call this area east cupcake for a reason, it is and should not be neglected by the officers who patrol it.As far as the NYC inspector who just took over the top cop job in Nassau, he is good guy and a cops cop and also lives in the area. He was a Nypd chief, not a inspector.
ed February 28, 2012 at 02:47 AM
Massa you've been drinking too much nypd kool aide.
Massa March 07, 2012 at 01:51 AM
Maybe you should face the facts, the NC police Department is not doing a good job....do you think they are? I have respect for police officers who do their jobs, not officers who answer a phone and act like you are bothering them....real hard job.I know guys in Nassau, and trust me they are not busy in the 7th.

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