Weather Alert  

"Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory in effect from 11 PM this evening to 6 am EDT Sunday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 6 am EDT Sunday. * Winds...east 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Timing...late this evening and overnight. * Impacts...greatest impacts will be closer to the immediate shorelines. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph, or gusts of 46 to 57 mph, are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, in open areas, and on elevated roads and bridges. Use extra caution. -- Sunday Jul.22 18,02:04 AM

Elmont Man Arrested for Attempting to Use Stolen Credit Card at Bloomingdale's

LongIsland.com

The Major Case Bureau reports the details of an arrest for Grand Larceny and Possession of a Forged Instrument that occurred on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm in East Garden City.

Print Email
East Garden City, NY - December 6th, 2014 - The Major Case Bureau reports the details of an arrest for Grand Larceny and Possession of a Forged Instrument that occurred on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm in East Garden City.
 
According to Crimes Against Property Squad detectives,  defendant Michael Richards, 25, of Joan Court, Elmont, entered Bloomingdale's, 630 Old Country Road, and attempted to purchase eight (8) $1000.00 gift cards and a pair of jeans with a Visa Debit Card.  After an investigation the Visa Debit card had been re-encoded with account information stolen from another financial institution belonging to a female victim.  
 
A search incidental to a lawful arrest revealed that the defendant was in possession of five (5) additional re-encoded credit and gift cards.  Further investigation led to the recovery of over 130 credit and gift cards that were also re-encoded with fraudulent bank account information. 
 
Defendant Richards is being charged with 1 count of Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, 18 counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree and 1 count of Identity Theft 1st Degree.  He will be arraigned on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at First District Court, Hempstead.