The Third Squad isinvestigating a Grand Larceny that occurred in Hempstead on Friday, May 19,2017 at 10:00 am.
According to detectives, amale black subject entered into a commercial truck parked in the lot of 16Cooper Street and removed a wallet that contained an unknown amount of UScurrency and several credit cards and then walked away. At 6:59 pm the malesubject entered into the Gulf Gas Station located at 434 Clinton Street andfraudulently used the credit cards.
The subject is described asbeing male, black, average build, 5’8” – 5’10” tall, 180 Lbs, grey t shirt,light grey sweat pants.
Detectives request that ifanyone has information regarding the above crime to contact the Nassau CountyCrime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det.Dluginski/ThirdSquad 05/28/17/1540/8348
As a result of a NassauCounty Crime Stoppers Tip the defendant Edwin Gaines, 38, of 155 Bennett Ave,Hempstead has been arrested by Third Squad detectives in the vicinity of 100Madison Avenue for the above crime. He is being charged with CriminalPossession of Stolen Property 4th Degree, identity Theft 3rdDegree, and Consuming Alcohol in Public. He was arraigned on Thursday, June 15,2017 at First District Court in Hempstead.
Details by: Det.Dluginski/ThirdSquad 06/15/17/1645/8348