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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.

Three Arrested in Baldwin for Burglary

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Two men and a woman were arrested after stealing an air soft gun and a change jar.

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Baldwin, NY - June 14, 2014 - First Squad detectives report the arrest of three individuals from Baldwin for a Burglary that occurred on June 13, 2014 at 12:15 pm in Baldwin.
 
According to detectives, John Bunting, 20, of 2143 Pine Street, Al-Jaleel Johnson, 20, of 1530 Mattison Street and Melissa Garrett, 23, of 2143 Pine Street, while acting in consort, entered the unlocked rear basement entrance of a Harrison Avenue residence. After obtaining an imitation “Air Soft” machine gun and a mason jar containing an undetermined amount of change, they exited the residence and while fleeing back to their parked vehicle, were confronted by a neighboring witness. After dropping the mason jar, the defendants were observed entering the parked vehicle and fleeing the scene. The witness, who was able to secure the vehicles plate number, called 911.
 
After a notification was broadcast, the suspects’ vehicle was observed traveling on Sunrise Highway at Brookside Avenue by responding officers. A subsequent vehicle stop resulted in the arrest of the defendants without further incident.
 
All three defendants are charged with Burglary 2nd Degree and will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 06/14/2014.
 

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