Crimes Nearby: More Burglaries, Gilgo Beach Investigation

Headlines include more burglaries reported last weekend, Gilgo Beach investigation continues, alleged mob-related raid, and a Farmingdale confrontation with cops.


Nassau police detectives report a  in the northeastern portion of Nassau County are continuing, including at least three new burglaries last weekend in Plainview, four more in Syosset and one in Woodbury.

This latest report addes to a string of burglaries have been reported in recent weeks in Plainview, Woodbury, Hicksville, and Syosset.


No new evidence or clues were discovered during Monday’s six-hour beach search along Ocean Parkway in the ongoing Gilgo Beach serial killer investigation and the missing person case of Shannan Gilbert, according to Suffolk Police.

Further searches are expected, though no specific dates have been set, police said.

Suffolk Police Commissioner Richard Dormer  Patch last week that the theory now is that one Long Island male killed eight women, a male and toddler and that Gilbert's disappearance is likely not related. Police say it's possible Gilbert is dead and that her body could be somewhere in the beach brush along the parkway. The killer likely began his deadly spree 15 years ago and is a Long Island man knowledgeable about remote terrain in Nassau and Suffolk counties, Dormer said.


The Scene, located at 70 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Commack, was raided by police Wednesday as part of an investigation into an alleged mob ring that smuggled Eastern European women into America and forced them to work as exotic dancers.


Two South Farmingdale men were arrested early Sunday morning after a confrontation with several Nassau County police officers.

According to eighth squad Detective Bernhardt, officers responded to a report of an unconscious person.  Police said that upon arrival the officers were confronted by Michael Rosen, 22, who tackled and punched the officers while they tried to assist him to a waiting ambulance.

After a struggle the defendant was placed into custody, police said. The father of the defendant, Robert Rosen, 52, then threatened an officer while blocking him from leaving the home and he was also placed into custody.

Two of the officers were also taken to the hospital, where one was treated for a sprained right ankle and right knee and the another was treated for pain to his right wrist, right elbow and abdomen. After treatment, the officers were released.

Michael Rosen is charged with two counts of assault in the second degree and will be arraigned as soon as practical, police said. Robert Rosen is charged with resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration in the second degree. 


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