The Major Case Bureau-Narcotics Vice Squad reports the Arrest of a Brentwood man for Endangering the Welfare of a Child that occurred on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 5:20 p.m. in Hicksville.
According to detectives, units were on an investigation at Verma Plaza, located at 94 South Broadway. During the course of the investigation, detectives observed Jonathan Lopez, 28, of 190 Stahley St., park his car and enter a massage parlor. He left two children (males, ages 3 and 9) in the car unattended with the doors unlocked. Detectives secured the children and the vehicle before entering the massage parlor to arrest the defendant, who was apprehended without incident.
The children were placed in the care of their mother, who is the defendant’s girlfriend.
Jonathan Lopez is charged with two (2) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He will be arraigned on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: D/Sgt. Beaudry/NVS