The Fifth Squad reports on the arrest of a Hempstead man for Public Lewdness that occurred on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 2:20 PM in Malverne Park.
According to detectives, defendant Christopher Merenlander, 33 of 1079 Walden Place, West Hempstead was in his grey Subaru RX near the intersection of Hempstead Ave and Atlas Avenue; where he exposed himself to an adult female victim driving in a vehicle next to his. The victim, after observing the defendant, attempted to drive away, but defendant Christopher Merenlander followed her for several blocks while continuing to expose himself to the her before eventually driving away. An investigation was conducted leading to his identification. On Friday October 18, 2019 at 8:45 AM, Defendant Christopher Merenlander turned himself in to police at the 5th Precinct, located at 1655 Dutch Broadway, Elmont and was placed under arrest without further incident.
Defendant Christopher Merenlander is charged with Public Lewdness and was arraigned on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the First District Court, 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Detectives request anyone who feels that they may have been a victim to Christopher Merenlander to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or the Fifth Squad at 1-516-573-6553. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Teta/5th Squad 10/18/19/1530/9962