On Saturday August 27, 2022 at around 7pm, the Old Westbury Police Department received a notification from Nassau County Police for a stolen vehicle that had just occurred. It was reported that a white Dodge Charger had just been stolen in Suffolk County and was being followed by the owner. The vehicle was reported to be traveling westbound on the Long Island Expressway and had exited onto the North Service Road at exit 40E. Old Westbury Police Officers responded to the area of the North Service Rd in attempt to locate the vehicle and prevent it from committing any crimes in Old Westbury. Officers observed the vehicle traveling on the North Service Road at Wheatley Road and pulled behind it. Old Westbury Police Officers activated their emergency lights and sirens and the vehicle continued west refusing to stop. Officers continued after the vehicle and were able to get the vehicle stopped at the North Service Road and Mineola Ave. A male subject was apprehended and placed under arrest. The subject was transported to Old Westbury Police Headquarters for arrest processing and had a total of 10 charges including criminal possession of stolen property, unlawful fleeing a police officer, aggravated unlicensed operation, speeding, reckless driving and other vehicle and traffic law violations. Subject was then turned over to the Suffolk County Police Department to be arrested and charged with crimes related to the stolen vehicle in Suffolk County. No officers, civilians, or the subject sustained injuries and there was no damage to any vehicles or property. We remind all residents to lock your cars, do not leave a key fob inside, secure your valuables, your homes and please set your alarm systems.
Please report any suspicious activity promptly to the Old Westbury Police Department 516-626-0200