Third Squad detectives reports the arrest of an Astoria, Queens man for an incident that occurred on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 12:35 am in Westbury.
According to detectives, Emad Newaz, 25, of 35-44 Steinway Street, attempted to enter a Ward Street residence by pulling on the doors handle, kicking the door and yelling, “Let me in”. After a female resident began to scream, Newaz pulled a decorative wreath from the door, threw it to the ground and fled the scene.
Officers, who were dispatched to the home, were able to locate Newaz a short time later where he was placed under arrest.
While in police custody, during his arrest processing, Newaz make verbal threats to place a bomb in the precinct and blow it up.
Newaz is charged with Attempted Burglary 2nd Degree, Criminal Mischief 4th Degree and Making a Terroristic Threat. He was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 12/18/2019.
Details by: Det. Marx/3rd Squad 12/18/19