Freeport Man Charged with Kidnapping, Assaulting Female Acquaintance, Officials Report
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: May 04 2018
Police: Thomas Beeks, 32, allegedly stabbed the victim with a knife, then ordered the victim to drive to his house where he punched her in the eye and threatened her with scissors.
NCPD reports the arrest of Thomas Beeks of Freeport, 32, for kidnapping.
Photo by: Nassau County Police Department
Roosevelt, NY - May 4, 2018 - The First Squad reports the arrest of a Freeport man for kidnapping that occurred on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in Roosevelt.
According to detectives, Thomas Beeks, 32, got into a verbal argument with a 21 year old female acquaintance in her vehicle on Oak Street. At this time, the defendant pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the leg, causing a laceration. The defendant then ordered the victim to drive to his house where he punched her in the eye and threatened her with scissors. A short time later, the defendant allowed the victim to drive to a local hospital where she was treated for her injuries. Beeks fled the hospital in the victim’s car. He was arrested without incident on May 3rd at 7:40 p.m.
Thomas Beeks is charged with Kidnapping 2nd Degree, Assault 1st Degree, Menacing 2nd Degree, Petit Larceny, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, two (2) Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree, Aggravated Family Offense and Assault 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned on Friday, May 04, 2018 at First District Court, Hempstead.
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