First Squad detectives are investigating an incident of indecent exposure that occurred on March 25, 2021 at 11:05 pm in Merrick.
According to detectives, on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 11:05 am, while walking on Webster Street at the intersection of Pettit Avenue towards Calhoun High School, three 16 year old female victims observed an unknown male, described as black or Hispanic, standing by a white Chevy Express Van exposing his genitals. The victims frightened from what they had just observed quickly continued to school and notified administrators who contacted police.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Cerlini/1st Squad 3/25/21/2200/8834
Details by: Det. Cerlini/1st Squad 4/05/21/2300/9595
Detectives request any information regarding the attached vehicle operating/working in the vicinity of Webster St./Pettit Ave. in Merrick. Please contact the Nassau County Police Department-1st Squad at 516-573-6153. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Cerlini/1st Sqd 08/12/21/0300/8688
Nelon Bartholomew, 43, of 899 Mother Gaston Blvd., Brooklyn was arrested for the above incident.
Defendant Bartholomew is charged with two (2) counts of Exposure of a Person, three (3) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, two (2) counts of Public Lewdness and two (2) counts of Stalking 4th Degree. He will be arraigned on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at First District Court, Mineola.