Long Beach Crime
Recent Crime News
Wednesday May 20 | via Patch.com
May 5: Johnny Taylor, 47, of Elmont, charged with DWAI, operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana in a public place, and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. May 8: Karenjean Steele, 20, of Long Beach, charged with two counts of second-degree burglary, second-degree criminal trespass, and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via NBC New York
Chris Glorioso reports. Some New York residents are questioning the choice of a convicted armed robber to lead a local volunteer department on Long Island, while the man who served time for the felony says the hard road back has helped him better serve his community, NBC 4 New York's I-Team has learned. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via NewsLI.com
Nassau County Police have arrested a Long Beach man for Robbery on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 7:40 A.M. in Manhasset. According to detectives, defendant Christian Wallace, 30, of Long Beach entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 370 Plandome Road and presented a demand note to the 38 year old victim and threatened the use of a gun. Comment?
Sunday May 3 | via Newsday
The robbery occurred Sunday at 7:40 a.m., police said. Christian Wallace, 30, of 102 W. Hudson St., entered the shop and used a note to demand money from a male employee, 38, police said. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via LA Weekly
L.A.'s Palms neighborhood has a median household income of $57,124, which is greater than the local and national medians. About 58 percent of residents have a college degree or higher. Comment?
Monday Apr 27 | via NBC New York
Officials on Long Island say prank "swatting" has become a dangerous trend, and now U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to increase jail terms for those who call 911 with false reports that prompt large emergency responses and waste law enforcement resources and time. Last week, a hoax sent 200 workers running from a Garden City office building when someone called police to report that a man with a gun was holding hostages inside. Comment?
Apr 24, 2015 | via Chicago Tribune
A 2013 Barrington High School graduate pleaded guilty Friday to killing a New York woman, according to Long Island officials. Maxwell Sherman, of Long Beach, N.Y., was first arrested in August 2013 for the murder of 18-year-old Lauren Daverin-Gresham of Rockville, N.Y. She was found naked in a pool of blood two days prior to Sherman's arrest, strangled to death. Comment?
Apr 19, 2015 | via Patch.com
A Long Beach man faces attempted murder charges for shooting someone with a shotgun at 10 p.m. Friday night, according to Long Beach Police. Lachance Bryant, 30, was in the back parking lot of a Long Beach Boulevard business near East Chester Street when he shot an unidentified victim in the chest, cops said. Comment?
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