Nassau Police Arrest Baldwin Man At Pines Motor Lodge In Westbury For Acts Involving 11-Year-Old Female

According to Detectives, Stephen Vickers-Griffiths, 35, of Baldwin, sexually assaulted a 11-year-old female juvenile. The defendant was located at the Pines Motor Lodge in Westbury, and was placed into Police custody without incident. 

WESTBURY, NY – In a shocking incident that took place on Monday, February 26, 2024, a Baldwin man has been arrested by the Nassau County Special Victims Squad. According to police, Stephen Vickers-Griffiths, 35, residing on School Drive, is accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old female juvenile in Westbury.

Authorities swiftly apprehended the defendant at the Pines Motor Lodge, located at 101 Taylor Avenue in Westbury. The arrest was made without any resistance from Vickers-Griffiths. Currently, the investigation is still ongoing, with authorities working diligently to gather all the necessary evidence.

Vickers-Griffiths now faces several serious charges, including first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree criminal sexual acts, attempted first-degree criminal sexual acts, and endangering the welfare of a child. On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, he was arraigned at the First District Court situated at 99 Main Street in Hempstead.

The Nassau County Special Victims Squad is urging anyone who may have been victimized by Vickers-Griffiths to come forward and share their experiences. If you or someone you know has any information related to this case, please contact the Special Victims Squad Detectives at 516-573-4022 or reach out to Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. Rest assured, all calls will be handled with utmost confidentiality.

The Nassau County Special Victims Squad is committed to ensuring justice and protecting the vulnerable. By reporting any relevant information, you can play a significant role in helping to bring the perpetrator to justice and prevent further harm.

Important: This story is categorized as a crime story and thus it is important to note that charges are accusations and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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