The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Hempstead man on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 1:45 am in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, defendant Donavan L. Smith, 58, of 153 Cornell Street while in the vicinity of West Columbia Street on Friday, May 18, 2018 did grab a cell phone from the female victim, 21, his former girlfriend, and the two struggled over their one year old child in common. The defendant left the scene with the child and the victim contacted the police. After the victim was able to contact the defendant, police located the defendant and the unharmed child in the defendant’s home. After a brief struggle the defendant was placed into custody and the child was transported to the hospital for a medical evaluation and returned to the mother.
Defendant Donavan L. Smith is charged with Custodial Interference, Grand Larceny, Aggravated Harassment, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and Criminal Contempt. He will be arraigned in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.