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Cops: Burglary Surge Near Farmingdale

Police report 14 burglaries in the Farmingdale area last week.

Cops reported the incidents in Oyster Bay, Syosset, Plainview, and more communities in and near Farmingdale. Credit: Jason Molinet
Cops reported the incidents in Oyster Bay, Syosset, Plainview, and more communities in and near Farmingdale. Credit: Jason Molinet
Burglary reports surged to 14 last week, according to Nassau County Police.

Cops reported the incidents in Oyster Bay, Syosset, Plainview, and more communities in and near Farmingdale.

In Syosset, cops are hunting three men who held up a jewelry store using a gun. 

Cops are hunting three men who reportedly held up a Syosset jewelry store Tuesday evening, according to Nassau County Police.

A woman working at Garco Jewelry on Jericho Turnpike buzzed in the armed trio at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, cops said.

One of the men pointed a gun at the woman while another went into the back of the store and found a male employee, police reported. Read what happened here.

The Second Precinct reported the following incidents:
  • Aug. 4: Burglary; Rita Court, North Massapequa; laptop stolen.
  • Aug. 7: Burglary; Bar C, Levittown; front glass broken, cash register stolen.
  • Aug. 7: Burglary; Monte Sinai Church, Hicksville; Bose speakers stolen.
  • Aug. 8: Burglary; Aerostar Industry, Syosset; attempted break-in through rear door, nothing taken.
  • Aug. 8: Burglary; Meredith Court, Plainview; basement window broken, nothing taken.
  • Aug. 9: Burglary; Chen's Chinese Buffet; Levittown; cash stolen.
  • Aug. 9: Burglary; Gourmet House, Hicksville; pry marks found, nothing taken.
  • Aug. 10: Burglary; St. Bernard Church, Levittown; electrical meter, cut power.
  • Aug. 10: Burglary; Miller Place, Syosset; cash stolen.
  • Aug. 11: Burglary; Orchard Street, Oyster Bay; assorted jewelry taken.
  • Aug. 11: Burglary; Dunkin Donuts, Plainview; cash stolen from register, ATMs.
  • Aug. 11: Burglary; Radio Shack, Hicksville; assorted cel phones stolen,
  • Aug. 11: Burglary; PR&D Music, Hicksville; cellphones and costume jewelry taken,
  • Aug. 13: Burglary; Verizon Wireless, Farmingdale; rear door pried, nothing taken.

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