Police Blotter: Picketer arrested at East Lake Elementary School

Incident reports from the Seventh and Eighth Precincts June 22 to June 28.

The following information is taken directly from the Nassau County Police Department's Seventh and Eighth Precinct incident reports. None of the defendants have been convicted of a crime.

On June 28, a man picketing the East Lake Elementary School was arrested on Criminal Trespass charges,  Union Laborer, Mario Chamorro, 42, of Corona, Queens, had been picketing the school with other representatives of Laborers Union 78 because non-union workers are performing asbestos removal there, police said.  Chamorro had physically blocked the workers and  allegedly parked his truck across the roadway to interfere with their work.  A representative from the school advised him he was not allowed on the property and police said they also warned him to stay off school grounds. But he violated the order and was arrested, police said. 

On June 28,  a 14-year old boy went to Dunkin' Donuts at 704 Veterans Blvd and Parkside Ave in Massapequa with his friends on bicycle. They left their bikes outside and when they exited the store, the boy's had been stolen, cops said.  A witness  gave the victim a description of the man who had stolen his bike.  The victim then rode his friend's bicycle around the area looking for the thief. He found the man underneath the train overpass with the stolen bike, police said. When confronted, alleged thief, David Burkart, 50, motioned for victim to come towards him and reached into his pocket and pulled something out, causing victim to fear for his safety and ride away. Burkart, of South Farmingdale fled into the preserve but was later apprehended in a rear yard on Lake Shore Drive. He was charged with robbery.


On June 22, James Casey, 44, of  Massapequa was arrested at home and charged with Grand Larceny 3rd and Identity Theft 2nd.


On June 22,  A Bellmore  woman was arrested at  Macy's at the Sunrise Mall and charged with Petit Larceny.

On  June 24, Rahsaan Alexander, 31, of Amityville was arrested on Sunrise Hwy and Broadway in Massapequa and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd, and three violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.

On June 25, a Farmingdale man was arrested at Macy's at the Sunrise Mall  and charged with Petit Larceny.

On June 26, a Massapequa Park  man was arrested at home and charged with Making a False Written Statement.

On June 27, Frank Classi, Jr., 34, of  Massapequa was arrested on Ocean Ave and Merrick Rd, Massapequa and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd and six violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.

 On  June 28, Joseph Alessi, 19, of Massapequa was arrested at Anchor Park, Admiral Rd, Massapequa and charged with two counts Criminal Contempt 2nd.



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