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"Dense Fog Advisory" ...Dense fog advisory in effect until 4 am EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a dense fog advisory, which is in effect until 4 am EST Tuesday. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...into the early morning hours on Tuesday. * Impacts...limited visibilities will make travel very difficult. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to one quarter mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your low beam headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. Maloit , "Special Statement" ...Locally dense fog at times overnight... Areas of fog will continue over the tri-state into the overnight hours. While visibilities will mainly be in the 1 to 3 mile range, there could be localized areas with visibilities down to one quarter mile or less at times. Motorist should be on the lookout for rapidly changing visibilities. If reduced visibilities are encountered, reduce to a safe speed and use low beam headlights. Maloit 948 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018 ...Locally dense fog at times overnight... Areas of fog will continue over the tri-state into the overnight hours. While visibilities will mainly be in the 1 to 3 mile range, there could be localized areas with visibilities down to one quarter mile or less at times. Motorist should be on the lookout for rapidly changing visibilities. If reduced visibilities are encountered, reduce to a safe speed and use low beam headlights. Maloit -- Tuesday Jan.23 18,01:19 AM

Nassau Police: Freeport Man Fleeing Altercation in Vehicle Drags Officer Down Street

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Victor Natal, 40, is charged with multiple crimes, including Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Resisting Arrest, and more, cops say.

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NCPD reports the arrest of Victor Natal of Freeport, 40, on Saturday, January 6, in Franklin Square.

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Franklin Square, NY - January 8, 2017 - The Fifth Squad reports the arrest of a Freeport man for an Assault that occurred on Saturday, January 06, 2018 at 5:37 p.m. in Franklin Square.
 
According to detectives, an officer observed a verbal altercation between two motorists who were blocking the roadway on Hempstead Turnpike. As the officer approached a 2005 Toyota Camry and requested the driver to step out of the vehicle, the driver/defendant, Victor Natal, 40, of Freeport did in an attempt to flee the scene, rapidly accelerated the vehicle catching the officer’s jacket sleeve and subsequently dragged the officer several feet. Defendant Natal then struck three motor vehicles on Hempstead Turnpike causing injury to one operator and one passenger in a separate vehicle.  
 
The victims were transported to an area hospital and treated for their injuries. After the collision, the defendant fled the scene on foot and was apprehended and placed under arrest at 5:40pm in the rear yard of a residence on Monroe Street. Defendant Natal resisted arrest in attempt to avoid being handcuffed causing an officer to suffer injuries to his knee and elbow; the officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
 
Defendant Victor Natal is charged with four counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Leaving the Scene of an Auto Accident, Resisting Arrest, Reckless Driving and several New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. He was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on Sunday, January 07, 2018.
 
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.