Fourth Precinct officers report the arrest of a Lynbrook woman for an incident that occurred on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 3:45 pm in Oceanside.
According to officers, a 911call was generated by a witness who observed a young child who was left alone in an unattended parked vehicle in the parking lot of Old Navy, 3555 Long Beach Road. Upon police arrival, officers observed the male child, one years of age,in the rear seat of a locked parked vehicle, with the front windows slightly open. Officers then dispatched an ambulance to respond to the scene and upon arrival the child was evaluated by an NCPD Police Medic. The boy was found to be unharmed.
A short time later, Laura Melucci,42, of 81 Whittier Street, exited the store and was placed under arrest. The child was given into the custody of a family member.
Melucci is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and will be arraigned in Mineola on 5/16/2020.
Details by: 4thPrecinct 05/16/21/0030/8834