The First Squad reports the Arrest of a homeless man for Burglary (Attempt) that occurred on Tuesday, July 02, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in Baldwin.
According to detectives, the defendant, Kevin Johnson, 40, screamed obscenities at children and teachers outside of Learn and Play Day Care Center located at 2163 Grand Ave. When teachers brought the children inside the day care center for their safety, the defendant pulled the door and grabbed an orange construction cone and attempted to smash the front window of the center to gain entry. The subject fled the scene on foot after a teacher called 911. He was apprehended a short time later without incident.
Kevin Johnson is charged with Burglary 3rd degree (Attempt) and seven (7) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Healy/1st Squad 07/02/19/2350/8751