Nassau men charged in Lido Beach burglaries

Jeremy S. Laratro, left, 18, of Kensington Street,

Jeremy S. Laratro, left, 18, of Kensington Street, Lido Beach, has been arrested twice in the past week in burglaries at homes in Lido Beach, police said. Dayvon R. Merchant 22, of Long Beach, was arrested and charged Saturday, April 26, 2014, in burglaries earlier this month, Nassau County police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

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Two Nassau County men have been charged in connection with several Lido Beach burglaries this month, police said.

Jeremy S. Laratro, 18, of 6 Kensington St. in Lido Beach, was arrested Monday and charged with burglarizing a Bunker Road home on April 9.

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He was arraigned Tuesday on second-degree burglary charges. Nassau County police said he took an Xbox 360 video game system, jewelry and a laptop.

Laratro was again arrested Saturday at his home and charged with burglarizing a Leamington Street home on April 8 and stealing jewelry from a Greenway Road residence on April 14.

Dayvon R. Merchant, 22, of 23 Oak Court, Long Beach, was also charged in the April 8 and April 14 burglaries, police said.

Laratro and Merchant are set to be arraigned Monday on burglary and attempted burglary charges in First District Court in Hempstead.

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Laratro also faces a grand larceny charge, police said.

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