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"Special Statement" ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Thursday Feb.11 16,08:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

NCPD Crime Alert: 4 Arrested for Kidnapping Ransom Scam

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The Third Squad reports the arrests of four individuals for an Attempted Grand Larceny that occurred on April 3, 2014 at 10:00pm in New Cassel.

New Cassel, NY - April 5th, 2014 - The Third Squad reports the arrests of four individuals for an Attempted Grand Larceny that occurred on April 3, 2014 at 10:00pm in New Cassel.
 
According to Detectives, defendants Wendy Suprien, 20, of 173 Elizabeth Street New Cassel; Scharday Hilton, 28, of 15 6th Avenue Huntington Station; Wisard Dextra, 20, of 941 Broadway Westbury and Sheyla Diaz, 19, of 245 East 178th Street Apt. 1B Bronx all acting in consort did devise a plan to call the ‘victim’s’ family stating that there was a kidnapping and demanded $2000.00 US currency for the safe return of the ‘alleged’ victim.  On April 5, 2014 at 12:20am the Police Investigation led to the defendants being located at the EconoLodge Motel in Hicksville.  As Officers entered the room they found all occupants to be in good health and in no duress, they also observed on a desk a clear plastic bag believed to contain Methyldioxymethamphetamine.  There in fact was no victim of a kidnapping or any other crime.
 
All four defendants are each charged with one count of Grand Larceny 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree, Conspiracy 4th Degree and Falsely Reporting an Incident 3rd Degree.  In addition, defendant Dextra is charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th Degree and defendant Diaz is charged with Prostitution.  Defendants will be arraigned on April 5, 2014 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
 
Defendant Christopher Dodge, 53, of 25 Winding Lane Levittown was in the same room but not involved in the above listed incident.  He is charged with Patronizing a Prostitute and released on an Appearance Ticket returnable to First District Court on April 22, 2014.

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