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ISAIAS CONTINUES MOVING NORTH This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut **ISAIAS CONTINUES MOVING NORTH** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bronx, Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Fairfield, Northern Middlesex, Northern Nassau, Northern New Haven, Northern New London, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwestern Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester, Southwestern Suffolk, Western Bergen, Western Essex, Western Passaic, and Western Union * STORM INFORMATION: - About 130 miles north of New York City NY or about 160 miles northwest of Montauk Point NY - 42.7N 74.2W - Storm Intensity 65 mph - Movement North-northeast or 20 degrees at 40 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ The effects from Tropical Storm Isaias are expected to diminish quickly from southwest to northeast this evening as the storm moves north of the area. While threats are beginning to diminish, strong winds will continue into this evening. In addition, minor coastal flooding, high surf, and dangerous rip currents will continue. Strong winds will continue across the area into early this evening before diminishing tonight. Dangerous marine conditions are likely across all of the coastal waters through tonight. High surf and dangerous rip currents are expected to continue along the ocean beaches through Wednesday. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * WIND: Potential impacts from the main wind event are now unfolding across the area. Remain well sheltered from dangerous wind having possible significant impacts. If realized, these impacts include: - Some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored. Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles. - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several fences and roadway signs blown over. - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways, and access routes impassable. - Scattered power and communications outages, but more prevalent in areas with above ground lines. * SURGE: Potential impacts from the main surge event are possible this evening. Remain well away from locally hazardous surge having possible limited impacts. If realized, these impacts include: - Localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along immediate shorelines and in low lying spots, or in areas farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore. - Sections of near shore roads and parking lots become overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where surge water covers the road. - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly in usually vulnerable locations. Strong and frequent rip currents. - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

NCPD: Ambulette Driver Charged with DWI with Toddler in Vehicle, Fleeing Police, Drugs

Horace Campbell of Hempstead, 38, attempted to escape police in his ambulette after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, cops say.

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NCPD report the arrest of Horace Campbell of Hempstead, 38, for DWI (Leandra’s Law).

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Mineola, NY - April 30, 2018 - Third Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Hempstead man for DWI (Leandra’s Law) that occurred on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:30P.M. in Mineola.
According to Detectives, Police responded to Winthrop Hospital, 259 1st  Street, Mineola to investigate a call for an assault. A female victim, 34, directed Police to a white “Empire” ambulette that was being driven by her boyfriend defendant Horace Campbell, 38, of Hempstead. 
Officers observed the vehicle being driven south on Mineola Blvd at Old Country Road. A car stop was attempted. Defendant continued driving the vehicle south on Franklin Avenue, swerving in and out of his lane. The defendant, who is an ambulance driver for Empire State Medi-Cab, was eventually stopped at W. Columbia Street in Hempstead. An investigation was conducted and defendant was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. 
The defendants 18 month old male child was located in the rear compartment of the ambulette. The child was returned to the custody of a family member. The female victim was treated at an area hospital for bruising/swelling to her face.
Defendant is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, DWI, Aggravated DWI (Leandra’s  Law), Reckless Endangerment, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, Unlawful Fleeing Police, Assault, Criminal Contempt and several Vehicle and Traffic law violations. He will be arraigned on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.