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Posted on: February 3, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Menacing Arrest

The Old Westbury Police Department reports the arrest of an Old Westbury man for a Menacing that occurred around 830 am on Saturday, December 31, 2022, in Old Westbury.  According to Detectives, the Defendant John Thompson Jr., 38 of 105 Old Westbury Road in Old Westbury, was operating a gray colored 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck NY registration JCD5228 on Old Westbury Road, just south of Store Hill Road South. The defendant drove the pickup truck towards the victim and menaced the victim with the pickup truck. The victim was a 39-year-old who was jogging along the side of the road. No injuries were reported.  A subsequent police investigation was conducted and Detectives were able to identify the Defendant.  The Defendant John Thompson Jr. surrendered himself to the Old Westbury Police Detective Squad on Friday February 3, 2023.  Defendant John Thompson Jr. is charged with Menacing 3rd degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree and Harassment 1st degree. Defendant will be arraigned on Friday February 3, 2023 at First District Court in Hempstead. 

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