Brooklyn man accused of bias incidents on Long Island

BROOKLYN - A former taxi driver accused of a hate crime in Brooklyn has been arrested again for allegedly writing threatening, anti-Jewish notes on torn-up vouchers and dropping them around Long Island.

Demetrios Apolonides, 37, is accused of writing the words "KILL JEWS" on the pieces of paper. He was arraigned today and charged with nine counts of aggravated harassment as a hate crime.

Apolonides was also arrested in July for allegedly posting anti-Semitic fliers throughout the city.

AP wire services were used in this report.

Police arrest man accused of posting anti-Semitic fliers

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