The Second Squad reports the arrest of a homeless man for Assault that occurred in Hicksville on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 7:50 pm.
According to detectives, the defendant Richard Janicky, 71, ( no known address ) was on Newbridge Road in the vicinity of West John Street when he began arguing with another 57 year old homeless male victim over money owed to him. Janicky pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the left side of the chest causing a laceration. Richard Janicky then fled on foot. Second Precinct Police Officers were called and responded. A subsequent investigation led the police within the confines of the Hicksville Mini Storage, 397 Duffy Ave and located the defendant inside a silver Ford van covered with a tarp. Janicky was ordered out and placed into police custody without further incident.
The victim was transported a local hospital in a Nassau police Ambulance and treated for his injury.
Defendant Richard Janicky is charged with Assault 2nd degree and will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.