Fifth Squad detectives report the arrest of an Elmont man for an incident that occurred on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 7:45 pm in Elmont.
According to detectives, Ramzan Antooa, 38 of 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, a former employee of Belmont Race Track, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, was observed by security deliberately releasing a two year old female horse from a barn stall. The horse fell once on the street pavement, causing her to suffer fatal injuries. Detectives were informed that Antooa was not permitted to be inside the barn. After a thorough investigation, defendant Antooa, who was still at the scene was placed into police custody.
Antooa is charged with Burglary 3rd Degree and Reckless Endangerment of Property. He was previously arraigned in Mineola on Friday, July 31, 2020.
Details by: Det. Moore/ 5th Squad 07/31/20/2000/8834