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Police Report: Arrests for Attempted Murder, Disorderly Conduct, Harassment

LBPD blotter on Long Beach-related incidents.

Long Beach Police Department Headquarters (Credit: Andrew Vardakis)
Long Beach Police Department Headquarters (Credit: Andrew Vardakis)

The following information was supplied by the Long Beach Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.

Arrests
  • Robert Costanzo, 51, of Long Beach was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at West Market Street on Oct. 12.

  • Gregory Vita, 49, of Long Beach was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at West Market Street on Oct. 12.

  • Deandre Butler, 20, of Long Beach was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and unlawful possession of marijuana at Grand Boulevard and West Olive Street on Oct. 15.

  • Joyl Laroy, 45, of Bayshore was arrested and charged with obstructing governmental administration at Roosevelt Boulevard and East Park Avenue on Oct. 12.

  • Mostafa Hamsho, 59, of Brooklyn was arrested and charged with harassment, petit larceny and criminal mischief at Long Beach Police headquarters on Oct. 12.
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patchgirl October 16, 2012 at 09:08 AM
Attempted murder? Oh my. Anyone know the story behind that?
Tonto Hertzberg October 16, 2012 at 09:24 AM
Attempted murder? This town is FINISHED. Major crime off the charts now.
John October 16, 2012 at 10:26 AM
you both realize you can click on the link to get the story behind it right? It was a woman pushing her elderly mother down the stairs. However awful, it wouldn't exactly make me fearful of running into her in a dark alley at night. tamp down on the hysteria and get a grip.
Neptune October 16, 2012 at 11:02 AM
i must have driven past that house a zillion times. you never know what goes on behind closed doors.
Candygram for Mongo October 19, 2012 at 03:11 PM
Mostafa - why has thou forsakeneth me? - The Prophet

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