Crime Report: Jail Drug Bust, Lohan Refuses Deal

A Merrick inmate at the Nassau County Correctional Facility was allegedly found in possession of Oxycodone pills after a routine search of his cell on Jan. 16. Click here for more on that story.

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  • Despite the fact that the prosecutor seems amenable to giving Lindsay Lohan a plea deal for allegedly lying to cops about a car crash, the Merrick native has refused because she says she’s innocent. Click here for details.
  • Nassau County Police recently provided an update on crime in North Merrick at the recent North and Central Merrick Civic Association meeting. Click here for more on what the cop had to say.
  • Sometime between 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 18 and 10 a.m. on Jan. 19, a statue of Mary was removed from a front yard on Van Nostrand Avenue in North Merrick.
  • Sometime between 5 p.m. on Jan. 19 and 7 a.m. on Jan. 20, two vehicles that were parked on Powell Avenue in Merrick were spray painted with a line along the driver's side.
  • At 6 p.m. on Jan. 19, a woman that lives on Wynsum Avenue in Merrick  complained to police that someone had stolen her wallet out of her purse.
Have questions on this crime report? Email Editor Michael Ganci at Michael.Ganci@patch.com.


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