A surge of incidents may be ushering in the wintertime burglary trend, as eight burglaries and four robberies were reported in the Syosset area in just over two weeks.
None were reported in Syosset or Woodbury, but two reported burglaries in Plainview resulted in loss of gadgets, jewelry, and cash. Nearby robberies in Farmingdale, Oyster Bay, and Hicksville ranged from unsuccessful run ins in the street to a bank robbery. Reread Nassau County Police reminders here for safeguarding your home.
Second Precinct detectives reported the following crimes:
- Sept. 24: Burglary; Diamond Drive, Plainview; two iPads, assorted jewelry stolen.
- Sept. 29: Burglary; Plainview Road, Hicksville; cash, jewelry stolen.
- Oct. 1: Burglary; Edi Avenue, Plainview; jewelry, cash stolen.
Oct. 1: Burglary; Acre Lane, Hicksville; jewelry, laptop, iPod, Wii stolen.
- Oct. 2: Burglary; Balcom Road, Farmingdale; attempted burglary, nothing stolen.
Oct. 5: Burglary; Sprint, Jericho; cell phones stolen.
- Oct. 7: Burglary; Richmond Avenue, Jericho; cell phones stolen.
- Oct. 11: Burglary; Burns Avenue, Hicksville; car bumpers, wooden desk stolen.
- Sept. 29: Robbery; Van Cott Avenue and Conklin Street, Farmingdale; cash, jewelry stolen.
- Sept. 30: Robbery; Hamilton Avenue, Oyster Bay; demanded wallet, nothing stolen.
- Oct. 2: Robbery; Peoples United Bank, Hicksville; cash stolen from teller.
- Oct. 9: Robbery; Wendy's, Hicksville; four males jumped victim, cell phone stolen.
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- Sept. 20: Grand larceny; Hilltop Court, Plainview; diamond engagement ring stolen.
- Sept. 26: Grand larceny; Orchard Street, Plainview; car stolen.
- Sept. 26: Grand larceny; Lark Drive, Woodbury; credit cards stolen.
- Sept. 28: Grand larceny; South Mall, Plainview; truck tires, batteries stolen from car.
- Sept. 28: Grand larceny; Dunkin Donuts, Syosset; Macbook, iPad, checkbooks stolen from car.
- Oct. 9: Grand larceny; Equinox Fitness, Woodbury; duffle bag, checkbook stolen from car.