Cops: Arrest in Merrick jewelry theft

Police said Zaheer Ahmad, 21, was doing exterior

Police said Zaheer Ahmad, 21, was doing exterior construction work for Crown Builders Corp. on a home on Charlotte Drive in Merrick when he allegedly entered the bedroom of the home and took jewelry. (Aug. 18, 2013) (Credit: NCPD)

Nassau County police arrested a construction worker from Brooklyn on Saturday for allegedly stealing jewelry from a Merrick home where he was working.

Zaheer Ahmad, 21, was doing exterior construction work for Crown Builders Corp. on a home on Charlotte Drive on Thursday when police said he entered the bedroom of the home and took jewelry.

Police arrested Ahmad and charged him with second-degree burglary. He was scheduled to be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.


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The jewelry was not recovered.

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