Massapequa Park, NY- A Massapequa Park man was arrested after he allegedly threw bricks through the windshield of a garbage truck causing it to shatter and sprayed an unknown chemical at the faces of the the sanitation workers who were riding on the back of the vehicle. Nassau County Police say the incident happened on Tuesday morning around 8:30am, on Atlantic Avenue. After an investigation Nassau County Police arrested Daniel Cooney, 59 of 305 Atlantic Avenue, on charges including Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, (3) three counts of attempted Assault 2nd Degree and (2) two counts of Criminal Possession of a weapon 4th Degree. Officials say the sanitation workers all refused medical treatment.
Photo: Daniel Cooney courtesy of Nassau County Police Department