Mineola Man Arrested for Breaking Gas Station Window

Harpreet Singh broke window of Garden City Park gas station, spit at and kicked officers.

A Mineola man who broke the window of a gas station in Garden City Park was arrested Friday by the Nassau County Police at the report of a disturbance.

According to detectives from the , Harpreet Singh, 24, had allegedly broken a store window at the at 2399 Jericho Turnpike at 12:45 a.m.

Officers arrested Singh who, according to a report, repeatedly spit at officers and attempted to kick the officer driving while he was being transported for processing

When a second officer intervened, that officer was kicked in the right arm and was removed to a local hospital where he was treated and released for contusions to his arm. Singh also continued to spit at officers while he was being processed.

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He is charged with second degree assault, third degree criminal mischief and obstructing governmental administration. He was arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Friday.

Joann Donahue May 25, 2012 at 10:45 PM
Maybe he should be deported
dee gee May 26, 2012 at 02:46 AM
how do we know he isn't an american
Steve Holland May 26, 2012 at 07:12 AM
I know people who have told the police about this guy and how he is always terrorizing kids in the park, and they did absolutely nothing. At least they finally got him.
ann m May 26, 2012 at 01:32 PM
it's kind of sad isn't it? Thank goodness it was only a glass window and not a child that was injured. Glass can be replaced.. If he is not from our country, maybe the authorities will send him back to his "country"
Joe Pecora May 27, 2012 at 12:29 AM
He sell drugs and have a 38 special pistol that he carries on him at times, he hangs around memorial park all the time
kobe May 27, 2012 at 03:01 AM
I know what he did was stupid but just for your information hes half white and half indian so all these "send him back to his country" he already there
josephine baker May 27, 2012 at 03:05 AM
Maybe when someone gets in trouble they turn themselves around but people like you and the 3rd pct police don't see that they go to school and work and take care of themselves maybe you should look in the mirror mr holland and the 3rd pct police should stop harrassing people who did something wrong and are now on the right track tell your police to stop racial profiling
josephine baker May 27, 2012 at 03:08 AM
maybe they should send you back to school to learn not to be prejudice
josephine baker May 27, 2012 at 03:11 AM
maybe you should be deported too
josephine baker May 27, 2012 at 03:11 AM
how do we know you are american
josephine baker May 27, 2012 at 03:17 AM
he didn't break the window two chinese people were fighting in the gas station and someone the police know as chino with a grey maxima car was the culprit and the 3rd pct wonderful prejudice police bothered the wrong person the guy who works in the gas station know mr singh didn't do it it was his own people he is protecting someday people like mr holland and mr pecora will look at themselves and see what they really are
josephine baker May 27, 2012 at 03:21 AM
If pis eople would only see that people who do get in trouble do change themselves. Mr. Singh is one of these people maybe the 3rd pct police should stop racial profiling against the hispanic, indian and black people in this community and go after the real criminals they closed the wrong precint they should have closed the 3rd pct
Steve Holland May 27, 2012 at 04:58 AM
Racial profiling? I guarantee you that the police had no idea he technically isn't white until they took his name down. Worked and took care of himself? The guy sold drugs and walked around shitfaced terrorizing kids in the park up until the day he was arrested, he was the antithesis of a productive member of society.
DATT NIGG May 27, 2012 at 05:00 AM
Brandon Incremona May 27, 2012 at 03:41 PM
@ Josephine baker. You are clearly retarded, this is the same card minorities use all the time "racisit" How exactly is it racist when the man Is being approached for the crime of vandalism. And further more how is it not justified that other people of the community can account him for selling drugs, and threating innocent teenagers around the area. It has NOTHING to do with his race but his actions. Ever hear of the saying for every action their is a negative or positive reaction? Its time to take responsibility and own up to legit CRIMES, rather than go ahead and say.."This wouldn't have happened to me if I was white" again may I remind you he broke a gas station window.
ann m May 27, 2012 at 07:34 PM
The only comment I have is this, people should not write articles on this blog unless they are certain they have the right information, As for Josephine Baker, maybe you would want to re-read the info on the top of the page.. It states that he broke a window in a garden city park gas station, I've copied and pasted the article for you. "A Mineola man who broke the window of a gas station in Garden City Park was arrested Friday by the Nassau County Police at the report of a disturbance. According to detectives from the Third Precinct, Harpreet Singh, 24, had allegedly broken a store window at the Gulf Gas Station at 2399 Jericho Turnpike at 12:45 a.m." I'm am not the least prejudiced I work in one of the most ethically diverse areas of NYC. If someone breaks the law they don't get to go free. It's not OK no matter who you are or where you come from. From the other comments above it seems that this person has been in trouble before. Just my opinion
Acer/Jaspreet Singh May 29, 2012 at 08:46 PM
Real happy this guys in jail. I lived in his neighborhood. He would bully 14-16 year old kids into hanging out with him and would give them drugs and alcohol and then would get wasted and run around the neighborhood breaking things and harassing people. Once these kids get older and start to wise up, he harasses them too and moves onto another set of 9th graders eager to get their hands on drugs and alcohol. Btw. I'm a minority.
ann m May 30, 2012 at 02:23 PM
He definately sounds like a "REAL CRIMINAL" to me. Why aren't the cops (LOL) in Memorial Park protecting our kids? what are we paying our taxes for if not that. Josephine Baker you really need a reality check. Bad people are Bad regardless of their race or the country they come from.
ann m May 30, 2012 at 02:28 PM
My kids went to school at NHP Memorial and hung out in that park. There were always drugs to be had there, but the cops watched the kids in the park. So sad that things are so different now. The cops should be more vigiliant isn't that what we pay their horrendous salaries for?
Vincent May 30, 2012 at 02:39 PM
Acer/Jaspreet Singh: And just who did you report him to?
tj June 16, 2012 at 10:03 PM
Good Riddance,,,,If this wasnt politically correct 2012 when foreigners have more rights then citizens,,,,,this guy would have been dealt with a long time ago,,,,,
Marilyn chambers June 17, 2012 at 02:52 AM
I think tj should know his ancestors were foreigners too tj u are an asshole
(light years fast cash clutching) June 23, 2012 at 08:33 AM
good thing Ive seen this because like befores comment from tj he could of had been dealt a long time ago but I also understand him in a way how he went thru the police during the processing like wow spitting n kicking thats crazy but maybe he had some problems b4 with the police n they got the uppee hand by doing him wrong or he did break the window


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