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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft tonight into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for this evening's high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

Queens Man, Bronx Woman in Custody After Chase Leaves Two Lynbrook Police Officers Injured

Authorities: Jazzmene Turner, 22, and Mikheal Grandison, 21, arrested after attempting to pass fraudulent check and subsequent getaway attempt; one suspect still at large.

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NCPD reports the arrests of (left) Jazzmene Turner of Bronx, 22, and (right) Mikheal Grandison of of Springfield Gardens, 21, on Thursday, March 29 in Lynbrook.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

Lynbrook, NY – March 31, 2017 – The Fifth Squad Detectives report the arrests of a Queens man and Bronx woman for Assault that occurred Thursday, March 29, 2017 at 2:40 pm in Lynbrook.
According to detectives, Lynbrook Police responded to a 911 call for a fraudulent check at Citibank, located at 320 Merrick Road. The employee, 26, received a check and driver’s license from Jazzmene Turner, 22, of Bronx and became suspicious of the check’s validity. The teller notified a manager and called police.  
Upon police arrival, Turner resisted arrest by flailing her arms and kicking her feet. The second subject, a male black (not yet arrested), fled the scene on foot and attempted to enter the 2004 Honda Accord operated by Mikheal Grandison, 21, of Springfield Gardens. A responding officer attempted to arrest the unknown subject, when Grandison placed the Honda in reverse and struck the officer with the open passenger side door and caused an injury to the officer’s arm and back.  A second officer suffered back and neck pain while he avoided being struck by the Honda prior to it colliding with his police cruiser.  Both officers were treated at an area hospital.
Grandison fled the scene and proceeded to operate the vehicle in an unsafe manner. Grandison struck private property on Scranton Avenue, caused significant damage and fled the vehicle on foot. Grandison was arrested a short time later.
Grandison is being charged with two (2) counts of Assault 2nd degree, Reckless Endangerment 1st, Criminal Mischief 2nd degree, Criminal Mischief 4th degree, Reckless Driving and Unlawful Fleeing of a Police Officer. Turner is being charged with two(2) counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd and Resisting Arrest.  Both defendants will be arraigned on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.  
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