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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut... northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...including the following areas...in southern Connecticut...northern Fairfield...northern Middlesex...northern New Haven...northern New London...southern Fairfield...southern Middlesex... southern New Haven and southern New London. In northeast New Jersey...eastern Bergen...eastern Essex...eastern Passaic... eastern Union...Hudson...western Bergen...western Essex... western Passaic and western Union. In southeast New York... Bronx...Kings (Brooklyn)...New York (Manhattan)...northeastern Suffolk...northern Nassau...northern Queens...northern Westchester...northwestern Suffolk...Orange...Putnam... Richmond (staten island)...Rockland...southeastern Suffolk... southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and southwestern Suffolk. * From 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon * showers and thunderstorms will be moving into the region from the west early this evening and will overspread the region by late tonight. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Friday morning and begin to taper off from west to east during Friday afternoon. There is the potential for periods of heavy rainfall this evening into Friday afternoon. * The axis of heaviest rain remains uncertain. However...at this time the heaviest rain is forecast to extend from northeastern New Jersey into the lower Hudson Valley...New York City...and southern Connecticut. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are possible...with localized higher amounts possible. The main threat is flash flooding of low lying...poor drainage...and urbanized areas. Smaller flashier streams may also flood. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. -- Thursday Jul.28 16,04:00 PM

Manhattan Man Arrested in Bethpage for Identity Theft, Grand Larceny

Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of a Manhattan man for grand larceny and identity theft which occurred throughout Nassau County beginning Friday, 07/11/14.

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Bethpage, NY - July 22nd, 2014 - Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of a Manhattan man for grand larceny and identity theft which occurred throughout Nassau County beginning Friday, 07/11/14.
 
According to detectives, Michael Beene, 54, of 35 E. 106th St., entered various TD banks, presented the teller with a fraudulent N.J. Driver’s License with his picture on it bearing the name of a male victim, and withdrew money from the victim’s account.  TD bank sustained a financial loss in excess of $30,000.  Beene was also found to be in possession of a forged Capital One credit card also in the victim’s name.
 
Second Precinct Police officers arrested Beene on Monday, 07/21/14 in Bethpage.  He is being charged with four counts of Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, two counts of Possession Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, Identity Theft 1st Degree and will be arraigned on Tuesday, 07/22/14 in First District Court, Hempstead.