The Eighth Squad reports the arrest of two Levittown men for an incident that occurred on Friday, January 1, 2021 at 1:05 AM in Levittown.
According to Detectives, Eighth precinct Officers responded to a Mill Lane residence for a domestic incident. Upon arrival it was determined that Anthony Diomede, 31, of 28 Radial Lane had gone to his ex-girlfriend’s residence where he was involved in an altercation with Joseph Arena, 32, of 288 Blacksmith Lane. During the altercation defendant Diomede did pull out a metal knife which defendant Arena was able to take from him and used it to stab Diomede multiple times in the arm and head while Diomede kicked and punched Arena in the head. Both defendants were placed into Police custody without incident. Anthony Diomede was transported by a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.
Joseph Arena has been charged with Assault 1st Degree, two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree. He will be arraigned on Saturday, January 2, 2021 in Mineola. Anthony Diomede has been charged with Assault 2nd Degree and two (2) counts of Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: Det. Tergesen/8th Sqd 01/01/21/1000/8970