Third Squad detectives report the arrest of a Hempstead female for two incidents that occurred in Hempstead.
According to detectives, on May 18, 2019 at 1:20 pm Fanny Oviedo-Canales followed a female victim, 28, into a stairwell located on 590 Fulton Avenue and punched the victim in the face. While being verbally abusive the defendant also scratched the victims face, causing bruising, scratches, and substantial pain. The defendant then grabbed the victim by the neck with her hands and applied pressure making it difficult for the victim to breath, as she forcefully slammed her head into the wall, placing the victim in fear for her life. As a result of this attack, the victim had neck pain from the pressure applied to her neck by the defendant. The victims three children, all juveniles, were present during the incident.
On October 4, 2020, at 11:30 pm Oviedo-Canales stabbed a male victim, 36, in the chest, in front of 400B Fulton Avenue. The victim suffered an open stab wound to his chest, swelling, bleeding, and substantial pain. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
A subsequent investigation lead detectives to locate the defendant at her apartment, 100 Jerusalem Avenue, Apt. B26, and with the assistance of Hempstead Police Department and placed her into custody.
Defendant Fanny Oviedo-Canales is charged with Assault 1st Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, Assault 3rd Degree, Strangulation 2nd Degree, Possession of a Dangerous Weapon 4th Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Details by: Det. Dluginski/3rd Squad 02/04/21/0030/8834