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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 to 4 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...minor to moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. Minor coastal flooding is possible with the Tuesday morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline 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.....9.9-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM......9.4-9.9/1.6-2.1.....Minor.... Glen Cove NY.........900 PM.....9.6-10.1/2.1-2.7.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning now in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Gusts 65 to 70 mph possible over Twin Forks of Long Island. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected tonight. * 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 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 5 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 17,07:48 PM

Three Arrested in Roslyn Heights for Larceny, Assault, and Drug Possession

Third Squad detectives report the details of three arrests for petit larceny, aggravated harassment and criminal possession of drugs which occurred in Roslyn Heights beginning Monday, 08/11/14 at 8:00 P.M.

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Roslyn Heights, NY - August 25th, 2014 - Third Squad detectives report the details of three arrests for petit larceny, aggravated harassment and criminal possession of drugs which occurred  in Roslyn Heights beginning Monday, 08/11/14 at 8:00 P.M.

According to detectives, Jay Capodiferro, 29, of Edwards St., Roslyn Heights, along with Janine Devlin, 29, of Fox Croft Rd., Albertson, took assorted pieces of jewelry from a female victim, while in the victim’s home in Roslyn Heights. Defendant Capodiferro also harassed and stalked the female victim over a period of time.

On Sunday, 08/24/14, Capodiffero attempted to sell the jewelry as an exchange for drugs to defendant Stephen Devita, 29, of Seward St., Mineola.  At the time of his arrest, Devita was found to be in possession of stolen jewelry, several opiate pills and approximately 11 grams of Heroin.  Partial jewelry proceeds were recovered and returned to the victim.

Capodiferro is being charged with two counts of Petit Larceny, Stalking 3rd Degree and Aggravated Harassment 2nd Degree.  Devlin is being charged with Petit Larceny.  Devita is being charged with three counts of Criminal Possession Controlled Substance. All three defendants will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead. Capodiferro and Devita will be arraigned on Monday, 08/25/14.  Devlin was released on a Desk Appearance ticket and will be arraigned on 09/02/14.