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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST this evening... * 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 this 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 this 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 until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected this afternoon into this 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 until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 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. -- Monday Jan.23 17,09:24 AM

Unlicensed Driver Arrested for DWI in Hempstead

The Highway Patrol Bureau reports the arrest of an Amityville man for DWI that occurred at 4:05am on May 24, 2014 in Hempstead.

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Hempstead, NY - May 24th, 2014 - The Highway Patrol Bureau reports the arrest of an Amityville man for DWI that occurred at 4:05am on May 24, 2014 in Hempstead.
 
Defendant Roberto Cruz, 36, of 11 Rod Place was observed by a Nassau County Highway Patrol Officer operating a 2013 white colored Toyota Rav4 bearing a N.C. registration eastbound on Fulton Avenue where he failed to signal a right turn onto Clinton Street and began blocking a lane of traffic by stopping in traffic at a green light.  The Officer conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law stop southbound on Clinton Street.  The Officers investigation led to the arrest of Defendant Cruz for DWI.  Upon arrest processing of the Defendant it was revealed that the arrestees driving record showed that he was convicted two prior times for DWI 1192.2AA and had a court order for an interlock device for his car which had none and that his driving privileges were revoked for alcohol related suspensions.
 
Defendant Roberto Cruz is charged with three felony counts of DWI, two felony counts of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st Degree, two misdemeanor counts of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, one count of Operation without Interlock – Court Order, violations for an Uninspected and Unregistered Motor Vehicle, Unlicensed Operation and Failure to Signal.  The defendant will be arraigned on May 24, 2014 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.