First Squad detectives report the arrest of a Levittown man for Criminal Mischief that occurred on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 3:53 a.m. in East Meadow.
According to detectives, First Precinct Officers responded to the 7-11 located at 525 Newbridge Road for the report of a male damaging property inside the store. While interviewing a possible witness, an officer on foot observed a male that fit the description of the subject driving a black 2005 Yamaha motorcycle without a helmet and travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Newbridge Road. A short while later police received a 911 call for an accident involving a motorcycle at Newbridge Road and Poppy Street. During the investigation at the scene of the accident it was determined that the driver of the motorcycle was the subject involved in the criminal mischief from the 7-11. The defendant, Christopher Blando, 23, of 140 Cornflower Road, was transported to an area hospital in a Nassau County Police Ambulance with serious head trauma. While at the hospital the defendant was placed under arrest.
Christopher Blando is charged with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree and multiple VTL infractions. He will be arraigned when medically fit.
Details by: Det. Sullivan/1st Sqd 08/12/18/1440/8812