Patch highlighted the top stories of the month so you can catch up on all of the local news. The top stories for the month of December are:
5. Police Seek Suspect in East Meadow Grand Larceny: Authorities seek the public's help in capturing a suspect who fraudulently used a stolen credit card to purchase items from CVS on Hemsptead Turnpike.
4. Police: East Meadow Man Stole Items From Cars: John Young, 31, of East Meadow was arrested after he was allegedly found with multiple items that were stolen from cars in the area.
3.Man Arrested in East Meadow Carjacking Incident: Rickey Emmons, 34, of Bayside, was arrested and charged after he allegedly carjacked a 72-year-old man in the Home Depot parking lot.
2. Update: Hempstead Man Arrested For DWI in East Meadow: Errol Brown, 24, of Hempstead was arrested in East Meadow after he allegedly drove while intoxicated, causing his three passengers to be injured.
1. Police: Elderly Man Carjacked in East Meadow: A 72-year-old man was carjacked in the Home Depot parking lot.