Crimes Nearby Part II: Items Stolen, Merrick Man Arrested

Recent criminal activity reported in southeast Nassau County communities.

The following information is taken directly from the Nassau County Police Department's incident reports. None of the defendants have been convicted of a crime.


  • A window was broken on a car on Hempstead Tpke. in Levittown on March 23. 
  •  Tires were slashed on a car on Stonecutter Road in Levittown on March 24. 
  • A pocketbook was stolen from a car at Stop and Shop on Hempstead Turnpike on March 25. 
  • Bathing suits were stolen from Target on Hempstead Turnpike on March 26. 
  • A car parked on Squirrel Lane was found fully covered in colored Post-it notes on Marh 28. For more on this story, click here
  • The Exxon station at 3285 Hempstead Turnpike was robbed in the early morning hours of March 29 with the suspect displaying a handgun and stole an unknown amount of money, plus packages of cigars and cigarettes. For more details, click here.

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  • A Merrick man was arrested on March 24 after he allegedly used a massaging device to touch a female victim's genital area during a chiropractic exam, police said. Click here for more details on this story.
  • Police are investigating multiple grand larcenies that occurred on the morning of March 21 in Merrick. Between 4:10 a.m. and 7:36 a.m., there were four incidents reported. The suspects removed four tires and rims from three separate vehicles. For more on this, click here
  • On March 23, a complainant realized that jewelry was missing from her residence on Lake End Road in Merrick, and she notified police.
  • Sometime between 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on March 23, a woman discovered that her car, which was parked in a driveway on Berkley Lane in Merrick, had its windows smashed. No loss was reported.


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