The Third Squad reports the arrest of an Amityville man for Criminal Mischief that occurred in Uniondale /Hempstead on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 5:24 am.
According to detectives, Third Precinct police responded to Lawrence Street in the vicinity of Hempstead Turnpike for multiple cars with broken windshields. Upon arrival police observed the autos with damaged windshields. During an investigation a malewitness alerted police that a male subject was observed walking on Fulton Avenue in Hempstead smashing store windows using a shovel. A short while later Third Precinct police along with Hempstead police located the male subject with a shovel on Fulton Avenue in the vicinity of Surrey Lane. The subject was given several commands to stop and drop shovel. The subject complied and was placed into police custody without incident. There were no injuries reported.
Defendant Dwight Clermont, 26 of 9 Watkins Avenue is charged with 6 counts of Criminal Mischief 2ndDegree and 7 counts of Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Thursday, December 2, 2021.
Details by: Det. Strange /ThirdSquad 1201/21/1729/8348