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Teens Arrested in Levittown Pools Vandalism

Nassau County Police report the arrests of five teenagers who they say are responsible for the vandalism of seven Levittown pools. 

On August 20, an employee of the Town of Hempstead told police that someone had poured black crushed rubber into seven of the local pools between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.

Police said the following pools sustained damage in that incident: Slate Lane Pool, Acorn Lane Pool, Bluegrass Lane Pool, North Village Green Pool, Azalea Road Pool, East Village Green Pool and West Village Green Pool.

Police announced early Monday morning the arrests of Courteny Erin Kelly, 17, James Slattery, 17, Alexander Maher, 17, and two male juveniles ages 14 and 15, all from Levittown.  

Kelly is charged with third degree criminal mischief and was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on September 2. 

Slattery, Maher and the two juveniles are each charged with third degree criminal tampering and reckless endangerment of property.

Slattery was released on an appearance ticket and was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on September 13, while Maher was released on an appearance ticket and will respond for arraignment in First District Court, Hempstead on October 1. 

The juveniles were released to a third party. The 14-year-old responded to Family Court on September 13 and the 15 year old is due to respond to Family Court on September 17. 

Related: Suspects Poured Black Crushed Rubber into Levittown Pools
Nancy K. Neenan September 30, 2013 at 08:52 AM
Left and returned.......
Nancy K. Neenan October 11, 2013 at 09:43 PM
New Zealand...My children have all grown up well ,and think what you will...no matter what we do or those after us do,some things will not change. Still think Levittown is a good place to grow up...
Nancy K. Neenan October 11, 2013 at 09:47 PM
AJ. have be,en to both SC and NC for my son when he graduated USMC boot camp, Left for his deployment, and returned from same.....would NEVER live anywhere but NY...
tj October 15, 2013 at 08:11 PM
boys will be boys......but those who get caught must pay the piper.....you play...you pay....ugly little kids...

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