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TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut **TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bronx, Eastern Essex, Eastern Union, Hudson, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northwestern Suffolk, Richmond (Staten Island), Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk * STORM INFORMATION: - About 240 miles south of New York City NY or about 300 miles south-southwest of Montauk Point NY - 37.4N 74.8W - Storm Intensity 50 mph - Movement North or 360 degrees at 10 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Tropical Storm Fay, located just east of the southern Delmarva Peninsula, will move northward along the coast towards the area today, making landfall near the New York City area tonight. The main threats with this system will be locally heavy rainfall, the potential for flash flooding, and dangerous surf conditions today into tonight. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * FLOODING RAIN: Protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and rescues. - Rivers and streams may quickly become swollen with swifter currents and may overspill their banks in a few places, especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may overflow. - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid inundation at underpasses, low lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge closures. * WIND: Protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about. - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over. - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways. - Scattered power and communications outages. * TORNADOES: Protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans during tropical events. - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and communications disruptions. - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys toppled, mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned, large tree tops and branches snapped off, shallow rooted trees knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats pulled from moorings. * OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS: Life-threatening rip currents are likely for all people entering the surf zone. Beach flooding and localized dune erosion along the Atlantic Ocean beachfront are possible during the times of high tide Friday through Saturday. Localized minor flooding, inundation of 1 ft or less, along vulnerable coastal and shoreline locales of the Great South Bay of Long Island and Jamaica Bay, Lower NY/NJ Harbor, Coastal CT, Coastal Westchester, and Gardiners Bay during times of high tide this afternoon into tonight.

Cops: Couple Placed Under Arrest in Connection with Rockville Centre Vehicle Break-Ins, Theft

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Dawn Goldstein of Elmont, 29, and Richard Alvarez of Valley Stream, 37, broke into vehicles and stole items, cash, police report.

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NCPD reports the arrest of (L to R) Dawn Goldstein of Elmont, 29, and Richard Alvarez of Valley Stream, 37.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

Rockville Centre, NY - February 6, 2018 - The First Squad reports the arrest of Dawn Goldstein, 29, of Elmont, and Richard Alvarez, 37, of Valley Stream in connection with Grand Larcenies that occurred on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in Rockville Centre.
 
According to detectives, the female victim parked her 2017 Hyundai Tuscan in the rear parking lot of 40 Maple Avenue. The victim returned to her vehicle approximately an hour later and discovered her vehicle’s rear passenger widow was shattered. A wallet, undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, credit cards, and a pocket book were removed from the vehicle.
 
A short time later, defendants Goldstein and Alvarez allegedly entered CVS, located at 668 Sunrise Highway, Baldwin, and used one of the victim’s credit cards.
 
The following vehicles were also reported damaged in the area on the same date:
 
  • 2017 Acura at 100 Hempstead Avenue (parking lot). The front passenger window was damaged. No loss was reported.
  • 2013 Chevrolet Equinox on Ohio Street. The front passenger window was shattered. A hand bag containing a watch and gift certificate was removed.
Both defendants were charged with 3 counts of Grand Larceny 4th Degree, Criminal Possession Stolen Property 4th Degree, 2 counts of Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree and 2 counts of Criminal Mischief 4th Degree. Alvarez was charged with an additional count of Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree. Goldstein was previously arraigned on February 3, 2018 in First District Court. Alvarez will be arraigned in First District Court on February 6, 2018.
 
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.