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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EDT Friday... * locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...1 to 1 1/2 ft above astronomical tides tonight. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide tonight. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover tonight. Inundation of 1 to 1 1/2 ft above ground level in the lowest lying spots. A few Road closures likely with a low threat of property damage. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. .................................(mllw/mhhw).................. Kings Point NY......1136 PM..10.5-11.0/2.7-3.2......minor..... Bridgeport CT.......1148 PM...9.6-10.1/2.3-2.8......minor..... New Haven CT........1147 PM....8.8-9.3/2.1-2.6......min-mod... Old Field NY........1150 PM...9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7......minor..... Glen Cove NY........1152 PM..10.4-10.9/2.5-3.0......minor..... -- Thursday May.25 17,05:48 PM

Update: Man Arrested for Impersonating Nat Grid Representative to Burglarize Homes

A suspect has been arrested in relation to a June burglary.

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Update - September 18, 2014 - Third Squad detectives report the arrest of Frank Nicholas, 27, of 7833 Fox Farm Lane, White Marsh, Md. on Wednesday, 09/17/14 in connection with the Herricks incident. Nicholas is being charged with Burglary 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Thursday, September 18, 2014 in First District Court, Hempstead.
 
Update - June 26, 2014 - Detectives are investigating two similar incidents that have occurred in Westbury on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 2:30 PM and Syosset on June 19, 2014 at 3:30.
 
Herricks, NY - June 21st, 2014 - The Third Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred on June 20, 2014 at 12:40 PM in Herricks.
 
According to detectives, a 79 year old female victim received a knock on her front door located on Pine Street. A male white wearing a yellow work vest and a yellow construction hat stated that he was from National Grid and that there was a gas explosion and he needed to come into the victims’ home and check the water for a gas leak.  The victim was told to turn on the faucet in the kitchen while the subject continued alone into a bathroom near the master bedroom.  The subject stayed in the home for approximately twenty minutes and then left in an unknown direction.  Shortly after, the victim discovered assorted gold jewelry missing from her jewelry box.
 
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.