Identity Thief Arrested in Westbury

Detectives report an arrest for a robbery that occurred in Westbury at 1:20 p.m. on June 25.

On June 25, Vanessa Gonzalez, 30, of 2188 Creston Avenue, Bronx and Stephen Corbett, 31, of 147-36 229th Street, Springfield Gardens, entered Best Buy at 1100 Old Country Road and allegedly used false identification to make purchases. After spending $3709.51 on a television, computer and cables using a female victim’s social security number and identity to open a credit line. The store manager reviewed the purchases and felt that the ID presented might not be valid and called police.

Gonzalez and Corbett are being harged with 3rd degree grand larceny and 1st degree identity theft. Gonzalez is also being charged with possession of a forged instrument in the 2nd degree. Both defendants were arraigned on June 26 in First District Court in Hempstead.

Leave a Reply




Long Island Music & Entertainment Hall Of Fame Opens To Public

The Long Island Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame (LIMEHOF) recently announced the grand opening of the organization’s first physical facility and Long Island’s...

How Can We Save The Bees?

Did you know there are more than 20,000 bee species in the world? Of those bees, 450 are native to New York State, and...

Historic Marker Program to Commemorate Revolutionary America

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of the United States, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and William G. Pomeroy Foundation...

Chris Levi Receives Purple Heart Medal

On Saturday, Dec. 3, at the North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, Congressman Tom Suozzi presented the historic and prestigious Purple Heart to...

Lucius: Dancing Like Nobody’s Watching With Second Nature

The Austrian novelist Vicki Baum once said, “There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them.” It’s a mantra Lucius embraced when...

Get Updates Via Email

Enter your email to be updated with all the latest news and special announcements.