Crime
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In the face of rising anti-Semitism nationwide, coupled with the recent synagogue shooting at the Chabad of Poway in San Diego, the Merrick Jewish Centre, which takes in congregants from Merrick and Bellmore, is instituting new security measures, including armed guards. more
A graffiti vandal or vandals defaced a vacant building on Merrick Road two weeks ago, leaving behind spray-painted marks, known in street parlance as tags. more
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced Thursday that an Uber driver was arraigned on a grand jury indictment for allegedly kidnapping a 15-year-old girl in July. more
An East Rockaway resident was arrested on June 30 and charged with making purchases with a debit card that she allegedly stole at Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick, where she works as a teacher. … more
A jury convicted a Merrick woman on July 9 in Brooklyn federal court of embezzling $1 million from the Lynbrook nonprofit organization for the disabled that she led. She used the money to renovate her home and fund vacations and cosmetic surgeries, prosecutors said. more
A North Bellmore man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after he allegedly struck a Nassau County police officer on routine motorcycle patrol. The suspect, police said, was … more
Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto. more
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday produced a series of 2010 emails they allege depict former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto and former County Executive Ed Mangano’s alleged efforts to work around laws and guarantee loans to a local restaurateur. more
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