The Arson Bomb Squad is investigating a fire that occurred on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 1:50 am in Levittown.
According to detectives, a passerby spotted a fire at New Meifu Chinese Kitchen located at 60 Division Avenue and called 911. The fire started at the plexi glass front window and burned upward into the restaurant causing severe damage. The Levittown Fire Department responded with fifty firefighters and six pieces of equipment. There were no injuries reported. As a result of the fire several neighboring businesses did not have electricity.
The investigation is ongoing by the Arson/Bomb Squad and the Nassau County Fire Marshall.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Arson/Bomb Squad detectives report the arrest of Jonathan Harris, 18, of 3877 Berger Ave., Bethpage, on Tuesday, 01/27/15 in connection with the above listed fire. Harris is being charged with Arson 3rd Degree and will be arraigned on Wednesday, 01/28/15 in First District Court, Hempstead.