A Levittown man was arrested Feb. 28 on charges that he walked onto high school and elementary school property in Levittown three times during the month of February naked from the waist down, a Nassau police report stated.
According to police, on the afternoon of Feb. 15, Michael Jerome, 27, allegedly showed up outside Abbey Lane School on Gardiners Avenue, wearing nothing below the waist. Eighth Squad detectives also reported two incidents Feb. 1 and Feb. 14 where Jerome allegedly wandered without pants outside MacArthur High School on Old Jerusalem Road.
Immediately after being notified about the incidents, the Levittown School District took precautions, asking staff to be extra vigilant and urging parents to remind their children to be watchful of strangers.
Jerome was arraigned March 3 at First District Court in Hempstead on three counts of misdemeanor public lewdness. According to a spokeswoman for the Nassau County district attorney, he was held on $3,000 bail, $1,000 for each count.