Crime Nearby: $600K Stolen From Temple

Huntington Patch reports on crime in the Long Island community.

DA: Woodmere Man Admits to Stealing From Temple

A Woodmere man who was the treasurer at Congregation Aish Kodesh has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $634,000 from the temple, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced on Friday. Isaac Zucker, 49, pleaded guilty Friday morning to second-degree grand larceny. He faces up to seven years in prison at his April 9 sentencing.

Police: Lewd Act in Village of Kensington

A Port Washington man was charged with public lewdness on Monday for an incident that took place in Kensington, a village in Great Neck last year. Nassau County police say that on Sept. 21, a 49-year-old woman was in front of her Arleigh Road residence in Kensington when Noor El Tahawy, 24, of Revere Road in Port Washington, pulled up in a Silver 2005 Toyota and asked for directions. According to police, Tahawy then pointed to his private parts and began performing a lewd act before driving away.

Massapequa Park Man Arrested in Oxy Bust

A Massapequa Park man was arrested Friday night for dealing drugs in front of his Lake Shore Drive home, Nassau County Police said. Andres Caceres, 21, allegedly sold three Oxycodone pills and when police arrested him a short time later they found seven Oxycodone pills and 133 Suboxone tablets in his bedroom. Seventh Precinct officers made the arrest at 7:20 p.m. near the train station on Sunrise Highway.

Former New Hyde Park Football Player Spared Jail Time

Former New Hyde Memorial football player and mom informant was spared jail time on alleged drug charges by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on Friday. Gaetano “Guy” Fatato avoided jail time but was fined $15,000, according to Newsday. Fatato had pled guilty in 2004 to charges that included conspiracy to distribute methamphetamines. He also was convicted on charges of drugs, forgery and racketeering. Fatato played football at Division I Bowling Green and played at the college level for Nassau Community College and LIU Post.

Two Charged in Assault Outside Glen Cove Restaurant

Two men face felony assault charges for allegedly attacking another man outside Restaurante Morazan in the early morning hours of Jan. 6, according to the Glen Cove Police Department. The 32-year-old victim told police he was leaving the restaurant at around 1 a.m. when one of the men punched him in the face and another slashed his left wrist. Police arrested the two men Jan. 20 and charged them each with second-degree assault and fourth-degree possession of a weapon. They are being held at Nassau County Correctional Center in lieu of $11,000 and $15,000 bail.


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