Crime watch: Rockville Centre


Property damage

On Dec. 29 at 2:29 p.m., a N. Long Beach Road resident reported that she found damage to her front lawn.

Criminal mischief

At 7:11 a.m. on Dec. 27, a motorist reported that someone intentionally damaged the rear window on his vehicle while it was parked on Banks Avenue.

Unusual incident

A resident reported that someone opened a bank account and registered a vehicle under his name on Dec. 28 at 3:16 p.m.

On Dec. 29 at 3:56 p.m., a resident reported that she was the victim of a gift card scam.

At 4:13 p.m. on Dec. 29, a resident reported that someone closed her account on the cash app Venmo.


A 21-year-old  East Rockaway resident was arrested and charged with third-degree unauthorized use of a vehicle on Dec. 29 at 5:28 p.m.