Nassau Police arrested an Elmont woman for assault after she allegedly drove her vehicle at her neighbor while he was on his bicycle on Village Avenue on July 16 at 10:35 a.m.
According to police, after a dispute with her 31-year-old male neighbor, Verma Perry allegedly entered her 1998 Toyota 4-Runner and drove it at her neighbor while he straddled his bicycle, knocking him to the ground.
Police allege that as the altercation continued, Perry produced a handgun from under her shirt. Police said she then returned to her home where, after investigation, she was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
The neighbor was treated at the scene for abrasions and contusions.
A Franklin Square man not only shot himself in the leg but was also arrested by police for possession of a weapon.
According to police, on July 18, Francesco Marchese, 21, was walking on Benris Avenue at the intersection of Madison Street at 2:10 a.m. when he allegedly and accidentally discharged a .45 caliber, semi-automatic handgun, hitting himself in the right thigh.
Police said Marchese called his father who came to the scene, found his son bleeding and called 911. Marchese was taken to Winthrop-University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
Police said the weapon was recovered in a garbage pail at a driveway on Benris Avenue.
Marchese was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.