Long Island Youths…Throwing Not Snowballs…But Cinderblocks At Cars?

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January 2, 2015
LONG ISLAND, NY – The New York State Police in Valley Stream announce the arrests of two teens, ages 17 and 19, after a week long investigation into a brick and cinder block throwing incident that occurred on December 26.

Troopers say that the incident took place on the Meadowbrook State Parkway from the overpass at Kellenberg High School; two vehicles reported being struck by the bricks and cinder blocks. Both vehicles, a 2015 Jeep and a 1996 BMW, sustained extensive damage totaling over $1500 each. According to state police, a 22 year old female passenger in the BMW suffered injuries which resulted in her hospitalization, as a result of a brick shattering through the windshield.

The teenage boys were charged with Reckless Endangerment 2nd (3 misdemeanor counts each), Assault 2nd (1 felony count each), and Criminal Mischief 2nd (2 felony counts each).