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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday. * Locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...around 1 ft above astronomical tides tonight and 1 to 1 1/2 ft Thursday morning and Thursday night. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide Thursday night. Brief and localized minor flooding possible with tonight's and Thursday morning high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover Thursday night. 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 Thursday night... 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..... -- Wednesday May.24 17,07:24 PM

Four Brooklyn Men Arrested for Using Stolen Credit Cards to Buy iPads

Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of four Brooklyn men for grand larceny and possessing a fraudulent credit card which occurred in Valley Stream on Tuesday, 08/26/14 and 5:45 P.M.

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Valley Stream, NY - August 27th, 2014 - Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of four Brooklyn men for grand larceny and possessing a fraudulent credit card which occurred in Valley Stream on Tuesday, 08/26/14 and 5:45 P.M.

According to detectives, Oshane Anderson, 20, of E. 18th St., Clifford Dominique, 22, of  E. 92nd St., Mamadou Diallo, 21, and Kevin Blake, 21, both of E. 17th St., entered the Target store located at 500 W. Sunrise Hwy., and purchased Apple IPads and other assorted electronics using a fraudulent American Express credit card.  The total purchase was in excess of $6,000.  A loss prevention employee became suspicious and notified police.

Fourth Precinct Police officers along with Crimes Against Property Squad detectives arrested the defendants at the scene.  All four defendants are each being charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Possession Forged Instrument 2nd Degree and will be arraigned on Wednesday, 08/27/14 in First District Court, Hempstead.