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NCPD: Man Arrested for Two Burglaries in Lido Beach

Burglaries occurred on separate dates in April.

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Lido Beach, NY - April 27, 2014 - The Fourth Squad reports the details of two arrests for Burglary that occurred between April 8, 2014 and April 18, 2014 in Lido Beach.
 
According to detectives, a 44 year old female victim notified police that unknown subject(s) entered her home on April 9, 2014 between 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM and removed an X Box 360, assorted jewelry and a laptop computer from her Bunker Road home.  On April 21, 2014 after an investigation, detectives arrested defendant Jeremy S. Laratro, 18, of 6 Kensington Street, Lido Beach for the above crime.  Laratro was charged with Burglary 2nd Degree and was arraigned on April 22, 2014.
 
It was later determined that Laratro was responsible for the attempted burglary at a Leamington Street residence which occurred on April 8, 2014 and a burglary at a Greenway Road home on April 14, 2014, where assorted jewelry was taken.   Laratro was placed under arrest at his home on April 26, 2014.  Defendant Dayvon R. Merchant, 22, of 23 Oak Court, Long Beach also responsible for the above crimes was arrested on April 26, 2014 by Long Beach Police.
 
Defendant Merchant is being charged with 2 counts of Burglary 2nd Degree and Attempted Burglary 2nd Degree.  Defendant Laratro is being charged with Burglary 2nd Degree, Attempted Burglary 2nd Degree and Grand Larceny 3rd Degree.  They will be arraigned on April 27, 2014 at First District Court, Hempstead.
 
**Fourth Squad detectives request that if you are a resident of Lido Beach or Point Lookout and were a victim of a burglary; please contact Nassau County Police – Fourth Squad at 516-573-6454 for further investigation.**