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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning now in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST Monday... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...3 1/2 to 4 1/2 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. * Coastal flood impacts...potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Inundation of 1 to 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline. * Shoreline impacts...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline Monday evening. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday evening... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......859 PM....10.6-11.1/2.8-3.3.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM....10.0-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Bridgeport CT........818 PM.....9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... New Haven CT.........817 PM......8.9-9.6/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Old Field NY.........820 PM......9.3-9.8/2.0-2.5.....Min-mod.. Glen Cove NY.........900 PM....10.2-10.7/2.3-2.8.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 10 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,09:12 PM

NCPD Crime Alert: 4 Arrested for Kidnapping Ransom Scam

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.

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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.