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"High Wind Watch" ...High wind watch in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...strongest winds will likely occur from mid morning Monday into Monday evening. * Impacts...downed trees and power lines are likely, with numerous power outages possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, and on elevated roads and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or higher, may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Storm Watch" ...Storm watch remains in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... * winds and seas...east winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet...and as high as 9 to 12 feet east of Orient Point. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of 48 to 63 kt has significantly increased...but the specific timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans. -- Saturday Jan.21 17,02:12 PM

NCPD Searching for Hempstead Larcenist

An unidentified subject stole $45,000 from a restaurant after convincing the owner she could bless his money.

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Hempstead, NY - March 27, 2014 - Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the pictured subject in connection with a Grand Larceny which occurred in Hempstead, New York. 
 
On Friday, July 26, 2013, at approximately 1:30 P.M., the pictured subject met with the victim on Elm Avenue, Hempstead under the pretense that his business Los Amigos Hispanic Restaurant located at 501 Union Avenue, Westbury, NY would prosper if he allowed the suspect to bless his money. While at this location the victim gave the subject $45,000.00 cash to be blessed, and he was told by the subject to come back in 30 minutes, and his money would be clean. When the victim returned in the allotted time the subject was gone. The subject fled the scene in an unknown direction with the victim’s money. 
 
Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who can identify the subject, or with any information about this crime to call our toll free hotline:  1-800-244-TIPS (8477).
 

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