Coram Home Invasion Victim Pistol-whipped

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Suffolk County police are investigating an armed home invasion in Coram last week in which the victim was pistol-whipped, authorities said.Two men armed with handguns forced their way into an Idaho Court home, demanded money from the victim, who they forced onto the floor and hit in the back of the head with the gun at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, April 30, police said.The gunmen fled with cash and the victim was treated for his injury at Stony Brook University Hospital.There were neither any arrests nor descriptions of the suspects. Detectives are continuing the investigation.last_img

Angels’ Mike Trout named to inaugural All-MLB team

first_img Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros SAN DIEGO — Mike Trout added an honor that didn’t even exist before.The Angels’ superstar center fielder was named on Tuesday to the All-MLB team, a new honor that recognizes players for their full-season performance, regardless of league.The honorees were selected by a panel of media members, broadcasters and former players, along with fan voting.Trout, who won his third MVP award this season, hit .291 with 45 homers and a 1.083 OPS. Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone center_img Trout was joined among the outfielders on the first-team by the Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger and the Milwaukee Brewers Christian Yelich.Related Articles Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield last_img read more

Uncle who stole bank card from young Donegal Pens entrepreneurs is ordered to keep peace

first_imgThe uncle of two teenagers who had set up a successful business making pens which have been bought by famous people around the globe used a lost bankcard to almost bankrupt the business.Donegal Pens, set up by brothers Conor and Rónán McGarvey in Co Donegal, has been a huge success in recent years. The pens, made from reclaimed bog oak and other woods, are used by famous faces around the globe including former US President Barack Obama, Daniel O Donnell, Gay Byrne, President Michael D Higgins and Joe Duffy.However, Dungloe District Court heard today how the teenage boys’ uncle used a stolen bank card to withdraw cash from their business.Brendan Sweeney, from Burtonport but with an address at Cloghan, Co Donegal, appeared charged with stealing €860 from the boys’ business.Father-of-three was Sweeney was charged with theft using a bank card belonging to young entrepreneur Conor Mc Garvey, 15, and his brother Rónán, 18, and withdrawing money at a number of ATM machines in various locations across Donegal.The Donegal Pen boys with Ramona from Dragon’s Den.The court heard that money was taken from a number of bank machines in Dungloe, Glenties and Letterkenny in August 2015.Sweeney stole the bank card from his nephew’s wallet after he accidentally dropped the wallet in Sweeney’s car on the way to a football match.It was only a few days later that the thefts were discovered when the injured party’s brother, Rónán Mc Garvey went to use his bank card, attached to the same bank account, and the transaction was declined.When the brothers checked the account online they discovered the thefts.Gardai were notified and an investigation was launched. CCTV footage was obtained by Gardai of Sweeney using the stolen bank card.The court heard that the defendant made no effort over the two years to pay the money back to the injured party.His solicitor Cormac Hartnett however, had handed into €700 the court and said the balance would be paid at yesterday’s court sitting.He handed in a further €500 to court today making an overall payment of €1,200 to the Donegal Pen boys.He added that the theft was always “destined to fail” saying his client had been short of money to pay his car insurance.“He used the card in an opportunist fashion to serve his own needs,” he said.He added that there had been a “huge breach of trust.”Sweeney, who has previous convictions for theft and motoring offences, was the subject of an arrest warrant earlier this year when he failed to appear in court on the theft charges.The injured party, Conor Mc Garvey, previously told the court that Sweeney had never apologised for his actions.Judge Paul Kelly asked what relations were like in the family at the moment.Conor McGarvey replied “Not good.”Judge Kelly then asked “You have got over the trauma caused by this particular incident.”He asked the injured party how the pen business is going and Conor Mc Garvey replied that it’s going good.“It’s going well and business is now booming,” added Mr Mc Garvey.Judge Kelly wished him and the business well in the future.He found Sweeney guilty of theft at Sharkey’s Shop in Dungloe on August 9th and ordered Sweeney to keep the peace for 12 months on his own bond of €250.Uncle who stole bank card from young Donegal Pens entrepreneurs is ordered to keep peace was last modified: October 11th, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Brendan Sweeneycash cardcourtdonegalDONEGAL PENSJudge Paul Kellystolenlast_img read more