Reports from county or village police, Dec. 27-Jan. 2
A Pennsylvania man, 41, was arrested Dec. 28 at Bailey Drive and County Line Road on drug-related charges.
A suspicious person driving a Toyota Camry on Carmans Road Dec. 27 followed a 16-year-old girl while she was walking home. The male suspect fled when family members approached him.
Merrick Car Wash on Sunrise Highway was burglarized Dec. 26. The cash register was broken, and cash was taken.
A 2002 Toyota Highlander was damaged Dec. 27 when a water main break caused a road collapse on South Hewlett Avenue.
A 2009 Nissan Altima on Princeton Drive North was vandalized Dec. 27. The car was dented and had paint missing from it.
The rear window of the fire chief's vehicle parked at Harrison Avenue and Long Beach Road was broken Dec. 29.
Two snowblowers were stolen from a truck belonging to TJ Automotive Distributors on Hampton Road. Two male suspects were seen on surveillance video.
Numerous thefts occurred on Poplar Street Dec. 29. An unlocked 2009 Chevy was stolen from in front of a residence, a 2008 Ford was ransacked and money was taken, and items were stolen from three vehicles parked in adjoining driveways.
Paint was poured on a 2000 Lincoln on Trinity Place Dec. 29. The doors on the vehicle were also scratched.
The 99 Cent Mall on Nassau Road was broken into Dec. 27. Cell phones and money were stolen.
A man, 40, was arrested Dec. 30 for a burglary that occurred on Dec. 20. He is accused of entering a residence on Hudson Avenue and removing electronics and jewelry from the house.
A 2009 Hyundai Sonata was stolen from in front of a residence on Manhattan Avenue Jan. 1.
A 1987 Toyota was stolen from Hempstead Boulevard on December 29.
A residence on Adams Street was burglarized and a DVD was stolen Jan. 1.
The tires of a 2008 Mercedes-Benz on Bay Boulevard were slashed Dec. 27.
An Amityville woman, 48, was arrested at Target on Henry Street Dec. 29 and charged with petty larceny. She is accused of stealing clothing, cell phones, body wash and a blender.
A basement window of St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Vernon Valley Road was pried open Dec. 28 and a credit card was stolen from the office.
A 19-year-old woman was arrested Dec. 27 on George Street and charged with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.
Jewelry and personal checks were stolen from a house on Chestnut Street Dec. 29. Entry was gained by prying open a window.
A man, 49, was arrested Dec. 27 and charged with disorderly conduct. Police said the man became irate and refused to leave a convenience store on Doughty Boulevard after he and a group of men were ordered to leave.
On Dec. 30, two businesses on Bayview Avenue were destroyed by a fire police said was suspicious.
Rims and tires were stolen from a 2010 Cadillac Escalade parked in a driveway on Gingerbread Road Dec. 28.
A woman, 32, was arrested Dec. 30 on Valentine Street and charged with third-degree assault.
A man, 46, was arrested Jan. 2 on Miller Street and charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
Four tires and rims were removed from a 2008 Infiniti parked in the driveway of a Briarwood Crossing residence on Dec. 28.
A Far Rockaway man, 19, was arrested Dec. 30 and charged with grand larceny. He is accused of ringing up items at lower prices at Burlington Coat Factory on Rockaway Turnpike while employed there as a cashier.
A woman's wallet was stolen from her pants' rear pocket while she was skating at United Skates of America on Hicksville Road Dec. 28.
Tires and rims were discovered stolen Dec. 29 from a 2007 Cadillac Escalade parked in a driveway on Meadow Road.
Three tires on a 2001 BMW on Fordham Lane were slashed Dec. 27.
Compiled by Mary Beth Foley