Weather Alert  

"Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory now in effect until 7 PM EST this evening... * winds...northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * Timing...through this evening. * Impacts...strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph, or gusts of 46 to 57 mph, are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, in open areas, and on elevated roads and bridges. Use extra caution. , "Special Statement" Temperatures in the single digits and low teens this morning along with blustery northwest winds will result in dangerously cold wind chills. Wind chill readings as low as -14 degrees are possible through the morning. Make sure to bundle up and wear a hat and gloves if you go outdoors. 353 am EST Mon Jan 21 2019 Temperatures in the single digits and low teens this morning along with blustery northwest winds will result in dangerously cold wind chills. Wind chill readings as low as -14 degrees are possible through the morning. Make sure to bundle up and wear a hat and gloves if you go outdoors. -- Monday Jan.21 19,06:34 AM

Ronkonkoma Man Steals Taxi Cab Full of People

LongIsland.com

The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of a Ronkonkoma man for Robbery that occurred in Wantagh on Thursday, January 01, 2015 at 2:00 am.

Print Email

Wantagh, NY - January 1, 2015 - The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of a Ronkonkoma man for Robbery that occurred in Wantagh on Thursday, January 01, 2015 at 2:00 am.

According to detectives, the defendant Christian N. Paz, 24, of 2024 Bodanyi Court was intoxicated and in front of the Wantagh Taxi stand located at 3265 Railroad Avenue when he pushed a 46 year old male driver and took his cab that had five occupants in it. Christian N. Paz then drove away on Railroad Avenue stopping in the vicinity of Sunrise Highway and allowed the three female and two male occupants to leave without incident. Paz then abandoned the car on Atlantic Boulevard and fled on foot. Seventh Precinct Police a short time later located Paz in front of 3360 Merrick Road, Seaford and placed into police custody without incident.

Christian N. Paz is charged with Robbery 2nd Degree, Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Five counts of Unlawful Imprisonment, and Driving While Intoxicated. He will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Thursday, January 01, 2015.