The Sixth Squad reports the arrest of a Glen Head woman for Grand Larceny that occurred on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm.According to detectives, a joint investigation was conducted by the Sixth Squad and the United States Postal Inspector that led to the arrest of defendant Lisa Buchanan, 41, of 139 Glen Head Road. The investigation had revealed that the defendant was involved in numerous fraudulent transactions in excess of $179,500 that included fraudulently receiving Federal Government Small Administration Loans and Federal Government Covid – 19 Relief Program checks. Defendant Buchanan was located by detectives at her residence at which time it was also revealed that the defendant was exposing her two male children ages 5 and 13 to deplorable living conditions inside the home. Detectives notified New York State Child Protective Services and had the children removed with another family member to another residence. Defendant Lisa Buchanan was placed into police custody. The investigation is ongoing. Defendant Buchanan is charged with Grand Larceny 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, 3 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, 2 counts of Identity Theft, Unlawful Possession of Personal ID 3rd Degree. Defendant Buchanan was arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
Details by: Det. Guerra / Sixth Squad 11/19/20/1635/8348