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Crimes Nearby: Huntington School Bathroom Surveillance

Man charged with unlawful surveillance in elementary school, Farmingdale theft, and more crimes from other Patch towns.

Huntington

A Long Island IT technician has been accused of taking iPhone video recordings in a faculty bathroom at Countrywood Primary Center in South Huntington, according to police.

Police say Kevin Clancy, 31, of 10-A Glenn Ave. in Glen Head was charged with second degree unlawful surveilance, a felony.

"Following a lengthy investigation, Second Squad detectives arrested him on April 25," said a police spokesperson. "He was released on bail and is scheduled for arraignment on a later date."

Steve Bartholomew, spokesman for the South Huntington school district said the device was discovered in a unisex bathroom at the school April 19 by school officials.

"Police were called immediately and the phone was turned over," said Bartholomew to Patch.

The school district was informed by police that the video contained footage of unidentified adults using the bathroom, according to a statement posted on the school district website from school district Superintendent Thomas Shea.

"Presently, the police have indicated that this incident does not involve any children," said the letter.

Farmingdale

Suffolk County Police are seeking a man who stole a piece of equipment last week worth $18,000 from an East Farmingdale pharmaceutical company.

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives said a detection unit from a pill counting machine was taken.

They said that at about 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, a man entered the back of LLC, at 226B Sherwood Ave., took the unit and left the building.

An upstate woman was busted for driving drunk on the Southern State Parkway using a license that's been suspended more than 10 times, state police said.
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Heidi Herring, 38, of Fishkill, was spotted traveling east on the Parkway near Hicksville Road in Massapequa. She was driving erratically, according to police.

Troopers were dispatched, and said they saw Herring making an unsafe exit at Route 109 in Farmingdale where she was stopped. She failed a sobriety test and produced a breath sample of  0.32 Blood Alcohol Concentration, four times the legal limit of 0.08, police said.

Herring was charged with driving while intoxicated and felony aggravated unlicensed operation for having more than 10 suspensions.  She also faces several traffic violations.

Hicksville

A Hicksville man pointed a loaded handgun at a husband and wife, then struggled with cops and led them on a wild chase before being forcibly subdued, Nassau Police said Monday.

The incident began around midnight Monday when Manuel Carbajal, 27, approached a woman  and pointed a gun at her. When she screamed, her husband tried to intervene and also saw the gun pointed at him, police said. Neither were hurt, police said.  Police located him and found a loaded .22 caliber semi automatic handgun in his pocket.  A struggle broke out during which an officer was struck in the face multiple times, When the officer’s police radio fell to the ground, Carbajal picked it up and fled, police said.

Police found Carbajal in the back yard of his residence. There, another fight ensued, with Carbajal, who grabbed at an officer’s handgun. He was subdued and placed into custody.

The injured officer was treated for facial cuts. The police radio was recovered.

The defendant was charged with multiple felony counts including robbery, assault, menacing, grand larceny, criminal possession of a weapon and misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest.

Lindenhurst

A Lindenhurst man Suffolk Police has now been found guilty, according to the office of Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota.

was arrested last year after allegedly robbing banks in Lindenhurst, West Babylon and Copiague, and was apprehended following the robbery of the TD Bank at 701 Montauk Highway in West Babylon, police said.

On Tuesday he was found guilty of three counts of robbery in the third degree and one count of attempted robbery in the third degree, SCDA spokeperson Robert Clifford said.

Sebastopoli faces a maximum of three and one-half to 15 years, and the length of the time will be determined when he's sentenced on May 24.

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