Third Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Brooklyn man for an Assault that occurred on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 2:25 pm in Westbury.
According to detectives, police responded to Target located at 999 Corporate Drive for a larceny that occurred earlier in the day. While an Asset Protection Employee was reporting the prior incident to the officer, a male subject entered the store, proceeded to remove merchandise from the shelves and passed all points of final purchase. When the officer attempted to place the male subject in custody, he refused to comply with verbal commands and was uncooperative. A struggle ensued and the officer sustained injuries during the course of the arrest, as the subject was violent and combative while resisting. After a brief struggle, police were eventually able to secure the defendant.
Keyshawn Major Blackman, 21, of 1599 Prospect Place, Apartment 4E, was arrested and transported to the 3rd Precinct for arrest processing.
The officer was transported to an area hospital for treatment and evaluation.
Defendant Keyshawn Major Blackman is charged with two (2) counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Grand Larceny 4th Degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree and Resisting Arrest. He will be arraigned on Monday, July 25, 2022 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Defendant Keyshawn Major Blackman was previously arrested and released without bail on July 6, 2022 for the charges of Assault 3rd Degree, Strangulation 2nd Degree, Menacing 2nd Degree, Criminal Contempt 1st Degree and Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree.
Details by: Det. Connelly/3rd Squad 07/25/22/0100/8834