Police arrest suspect in stolen Midwood menorah case

Police say they have arrested a man in connection with a menorah robbery in Midwood last week. Denis Ildatov allegedly broke into the East Fifth Street home of a rabbi and stole a treasured menorah.

News 12 Staff

Aug 27, 2012, 11:52 PM

Updated 4,252 days ago

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Police arrest suspect in stolen Midwood menorah case
Police say they have arrested a man in connection with a menorah robbery in Midwood last week.
Denis Ildatov allegedly broke into the East Fifth Street home of a rabbi and stole a treasured menorah. According to officials, Ildatov admitted not only to stealing the menorah but also to two other thefts over the past month.
Police say Ildatov sold the menorah at a Borough Park silver store for more than $3,000.
The 25-year-old is now being charged with burglary and criminal possession of stolen property in each of the three incidents.
Valuable menorah stolen from Midwood home


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