Weather Alert  

"Heat Advisory" ...Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am to 6 PM EDT Monday... * heat index values...up to 101 due to temperatures in the low to mid 90s and dewpoints in the lower 70s. * Timing...highest heat indices Monday afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of the heat and humidity will increase the risk for heat related health issues...especially for the elderly...those with chronic health problems such as lung and heart disease...those working outdoors...and other heat sensitive groups of people. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 100 to 104 degrees for two consecutive hours. To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency...call 9 1 1. -- Sunday Jul.24 16,12:24 PM

Crime Report: Police Searching for Sexual Predator in Roosevelt; Swastika Spray-Painted in Dix Hills

Police say a man entered the bedroom of an underage girl; police are searching for the person who spray-painted graffiti in Dix Hills.

Print Email

Police Searching for Sexual Predator in Roosevelt
According to the Nassau County Police Department, a man is wanted in connection with a sexual abuse case that occurred in Roosevelt on Wednesday.

Elmer Mata (pictured right) allegedly entered the bedroom of an underage girl while she was sleeping. Officials said that 45-year-old Mata then pulled the girl’s clothes down and touched her buttocks. Mata then warned the victim - who was not named by police - not to tell anyone about the incident.

Mata was not a scene when police were called. Police are asking anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-244-TIPS (8477). Mata is described as Hispanic, 5’5” tall and 190 pounds. He works in construction.

[Source: Nassau County Police Department]

Swastika Spray-Painted in Dix Hills
The Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Unit is searching for the person responsible for spray-painting graffiti (pictured below) in Dix Hills. Several road signs were spray-painted, and a swastika was also spray-painted on a garage door located at Ryder Avenue in Dix Hills.

According to officials, the graffiti was spray-painted between February 3 at 6:30 p.m. and February 4 at 7 a.m. Police have not yet identified the culprit, and are asking anyone with information regarding the vandalism to contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS (8477).

Police are offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for any information in connection with this crime that leads to an arrest. All calls to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers will be kept confidential.

[Source:  Suffolk County Police Department]

 

Photos