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