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Crime Report: Merrick Man Killed, Identity Thief, Vandals Busted

(Credit: Merrick School District)
(Credit: Merrick School District)
A Merrick man was killed during a robbery in Park Slope, according to police. For more on what happened, click here.

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  • Nassau County Police are looking for an identity thief that allegedly stole a credit card from a Merrick resident. For more on this case, click this link for additional details.
  • A man was questioned by police after he was spotted loitering at Birch School in Merrick. He was advised to stay off the school's grounds or he'd be arrested. For more, click here.
  • Merrick School District Superintendent Dr. Dominick Palma told Patch that two arrests have been made after there were multiple instances of property damage at Chatterton Elementary School. Click here for the story.
  • A Merrick inmate at the Nassau County Correctional Facility was allegedly found in possession of Oxycodone pills after a routine search of his cell Wednesday afternoon. Click here for the story.
  • Sometime between 10 p.m. on Jan. 11 and 9 a.m. on Jan. 12, a vehicle parked on Park Avenue in North Merrick sustained deep scratches, and an unknown substance was also found on the vehicle.
  • On Jan. 11, between 4:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., a home on Colonial Avenue was broken into via the rear door and jewelry, as well as an unknown amount of cash, was stolen.
  • On Jan. 8 at 8:20 a.m., a complainant on Bay Drive in Merrick discovered that 35' of floating dock was missing from his canal.
  • Sometime between 8 p.m. on Jan. 11 and 9 a.m. on Jan. 12, the complainant discovered that unknown suspect(s) rummaged through his unlocked vehicle, which was parked on Oliver Way in Merrick, and stole a GPS and other miscellaneous items.
  • Sometime between 6 p.m. on Jan. 11 and 10 a.m. on Jan. 12, unknown suspect(s) stole a GPS from an unlocked vehicle that was parked on Kenny Avenue in Merrick.
  • Sometime between 4:50 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. on Jan. 12, miscellaneous items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle that was parked on Avenue C in Merrick.
  • Also during that same timeframe, a complainant who parked her unlocked car on Avenue C in Merrick had electronics stolen from her vehicle.
  • Again during that timeframe, a complainant who parked his unlocked vehicle on Avenue C in Merrick had an unknown amount of cash stolen.
  • Sometime between 1 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Jan. 12, an unlocked vehicle was broken into on Kenny Avenue in Merrick, and an unknown amount of cash, as well as a cell phone, were reported stolen.
Have a question about this crime report? Email Editor Michael Ganci at Michael.Ganci@patch.com.

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