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No Rest for a Man, 92, Whose Work Went to the Moon and Back

(NYT) Gene Fastook, who helped make it possible for humans to walk on the moon and return to Earth to tell the tale, now begins most days in a McDonald’s on White Plains Road in the Bronx, gabbing with other military veterans.

In the afternoon, Mr. Fastook drives over to the 47th Precinct station house, where he serves as a captain in the police auxiliary, a volunteer uniformed reserve that he joined in 1981. At 92, he is the second-oldest person serving in the New York Police Department.

Hunched over a logbook at his desk in the 47th last week, Mr. Fastook followed his finger down the page to see who had been on duty and who would be reporting in. The same active, restless spirit drove him, at age 17, when he was a senior at Brooklyn Tech high school, to forge his mother’s signature and enlist in the Navy. He served in the Pacific aboard landing ship tanks, which get cargo and vehicles right to the shoreline. “They were called L.S.T.s, with a top speed of 10 knots,” Mr. Fastook said. “We said it stood for ‘Low slow target.’”

Read more from The New York Times [HERE].

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Weekend Traffic Advisory

The NYPD has announced the following street closures for Saturday, 7/21 and Sunday, 7/22.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

TIMES SQUARE SUMMER FAIR
Manhattan: 1000 x 1800
Location:
Broadway between 47th Street and 57th Street
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS SUNSET PARK SUMMER PLAZAS
Brooklyn: 1400 x 1900
Location:
5th Avenue between 39th Street and 41st Street
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS BURNSIDE
Bronx: 1200 x 1700
Locations:
West Burnside Avenue between Davidson Avenue and Jerome Avenue
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS BELMONT
Bronx: 1100 x 2000
Location:
East 186th Street between Arthur Avenue and Hughes Avenue
Closure: Same as location

Sunday, July 23, 2017

VANDERBILT YMCA LEXINGTON AVENUE FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1000 x 1800
Location:
Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 51st Street
Closure: Same as location

SIXTH AVENUE SUMMER FAIR
Manhattan: 1000 x 1800
Location:
6th Avenue between 34th Street and 42nd Street
Closure: Same as location

COLOMBIAN PARADE
Queens: 1200 x 1500
Route:
Northern Boulevard between 69th Street and 87th Street
87th Street between Northern Boulevard and 32nd Avenue
Dispersal:
69th Street between 35th Avenue and Northern Boulevard
Closure: Same as location

MYRTLE AVENUE FESTIVAL
Queens: 1000 x 1800
Location:
Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond and Forest Avenue
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS BOOGIE ON THE BOULEVARD
Bronx: 1200 x 1600
Location:
Grand Concourse between East 162nd Street and East 170th Street
Closure: Same as location

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Bowery Residents Await Rent-Stabilization Ruling While Fighting Eviction


Bowery Residents Await Rent-Stabilization Ruling While Fighting Eviction

The tenants of 83-85 Bowery remain embroiled in a legal battle with their controversial landlord.


Bowery Residents Await Rent-Stabilization Ruling While Fighting Eviction


Bowery Residents Await Rent-Stabilization Ruling While Fighting Eviction

The tenants of 83-85 Bowery remain embroiled in a legal battle with their controversial landlord.


Champion Boxer Convicted for Bludgeoning Ex-Girlfriend to Death, DA Says


Champion Boxer Convicted for Bludgeoning Ex-Girlfriend to Death, DA Says

Trevis Hall was convicted for killing Margarita Rivera on a Jamaica street in 2014.


WANTED: Robbery Pattern (Brooklyn)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two male black individuals in connection to a robbery pattern within the confines of the 67 Precinct and 70 Precinct. Details are as follows:

In each case, an individual(s) makes an agreement on Facebook to meet the victim in order to purchase a product being sold. The individual(s) then displays a firearm and removes the victim’s property.

 1: On Friday, April 28, 2017 at approximately 10:40 a.m. an individual removed 21 year-old male victim’s Adidas sneakers in front of 2597 Bedford Avenue.

 2: On Friday, May 5, 2017 at approximately 9:40 a.m. an individual simulated a firearm and removed the 18 year-old male victim’s Yeezy sneakers in the vicinity of Avenue D and East 25 Street.

 3: On Friday, June 16, 2017 at approximately 3:40 p.m. two individuals approached 17 year-old male victim in the vicinity of Cortelyou Road and East 21 Street and displayed a firearm. The individuals removed a pair of Yeezy sneakers and fled.

4: On Friday, June 23, 2017 between 11:50 a.m. and 12:06 p.m. the individual displayed a firearm inside Burger King, located at 2848 Church Avenue, and demanded the 16 year-old victim’s property.  The individual removed Yeezy sneakers, an iPhone, and a backpack.

5:  On Monday, July 10, 2017 at approximately 11:54 a.m. the individual displayed a firearm to the 18 year-old male victim inside Burger King, located at 2848 Church Avenue.  The individual removed the victim’s Apple Watch and $229 in cash.

6:  On Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at approximately 11:10 a.m. the individual walked up to the 20 year-old male victim inside the Newkirk Avenue “5” train subway station and punched him in is face.  The individual removed two pairs of Yeezy sneakers and fled.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Attempted Burglary (Queens)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos in connection to a burglary within the confines of the 102nd Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at approximately 1:00 a.m. three unidentified individuals attempted to enter a locked door in the rear of 91-01 Jamaica Avenue (Mc Donald’s). Individual #1 attempted to open a metal door by causing damage to the lock, while individual #2 and3 acted as look-out.  The three individuals fled in a gray Jeep in an unknown direction.

 The individuals are described as:

  • #1:  male, in his 20’s, not pictured.
  • #2: male, wearing a red shirt and dark colored shorts.
  • #3: male, wearing a dark colored sweatshirt, flip-flops, and gray sweatpants.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 

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Missing Person (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the following person who was reported missing on, July 20, 2017 from within the confines of the 114 Precinct.  Details are as follows.

 Missing:

  • Pinckney, Dallas
  • 11 Year-old male
  • 13-10 34 Avenue
  • Queens NY

 It was reported to the police that the missing was last seen on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at approximately 12:19 p.m. at the intersection of 34 Avenue and 24 Street. He is described as a male Black, 4’11”, 85lbs., and was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, black shorts, and black and white sneakers. 

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 52 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 9:40 a.m. the 15-year old male victim was in front of 15 East Fordham Road, when the individual approached him and demanded the victim’s gold chain. The individual brandished a firearm and the victim complied. The individual fled the location in an unknown direction and there were no reported injuries during the incident.

  •  The individual is described as a male, Hispanic, 20-25 years of age, medium complexion, red bun ponytail, last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Attempted Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to an attempted robbery that occurred within the confines of the 28 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday July 17, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m.in front of 111 Central Park North, the individual approached the 15 year-old male victim, displayed a handgun and demanded his bicycle. When the victim refused to hand over the bike, the individual punched the victim numerous times in the face and struck him with the handgun. The victim held on to the bicycle and the individual fled westbound on 111 Street on another bicycle. The victim was treated at Harlem Hospital for a laceration to the face.

  •  The individual is described as a male black, 20 to 25 years old, 5’9″ to 5’10”, 170 to 180lbs; last seen wearing a black du-rage, a white shirt, gray pants and black sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Landlord Fighting Fine Over Shepard Fairey's Interpol Album Murals


Landlord Fighting Fine Over Shepard Fairey's Interpol Album Murals

A landlord faces fines for a mural painted by Shepard Fairey.


Queens Cops Rescue Grandmother & Grandson From Burning Home

Two NYPD neighborhood coordination officers rescued a woman and her two-year-old grandson from a fire in their Queens home Thursday.

Police Officers John Maderik and Brian Coffey of the 106 Precinct ran into the burning home after a passing motorist alerted them of the fire. Once the officers made it upstairs they found the grandmother disoriented, in a smoky room looking for her belongings.

“When you’re up there, you can’t see what’s going on,” said Officer Maderik. “In the first couple of seconds, smoke gets in your lungs and it becomes very difficult to breathe. We had to get in and out of there pretty quickly.”

The two officers rushed the woman and toddler out of the home and to safety. Officers Maderik and Coffey rushed back inside and kicked an apartment door down to ensure nobody was left behind.

Officer Maderik, a 30-year veteran of the NYPD, said “of course, you never know if anyone is still up there” when asked if he would hesitate to rush into a burning building again.

 

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Police Involved Shooting (Brooklyn)


Remarks, as prepared, by Assistant Chief Jeffrey B. Maddrey:

Good morning, at this time we are investigating an officer involved shooting. We are in the early stages of this investigation and the information I’m providing right now is subject to change as this investigation continues. At approximately 1:30 A.M., three members of the Brooklyn North Gang unit were on patrol in the vicinity of St. Johns Place and Rochester Avenue. The officers were performing their duties in plain clothes and in an unmarked vehicle.

The officers heard several shots fired in the area of Rochester Avenue between Park Place and Sterling Place, which is approximately one block away. The officers went to investigate what they heard when they observed a male running south bound on Rochester Avenue being followed by another male who had a black firearm in his hand. The officers observed the male fire at the person he was chasing and then continue to run south on Rochester Avenue in the direction of the officers.

Our officers exited their vehicle and gave tactical commands (police don’t move) to the perpetrator to drop the firearm. Their commands were ignored. At that time, the Brooklyn North Gang Sergeant did discharge his weapon at least two times striking the perpetrator once in the left thigh area. The perpetrator was still able to run southbound where he discarded his weapon and finally collapsed in front of 1525 Saint John’s place, where he was apprehended.

The officers recovered a black .25 caliber hand gun from where they observed the perpetrator drop it and he was removed to Brookdale Hospital. The officers were not injured during the incident but were taken to Cobble Hill Hospital for observation. There was a ShotSpotter alert for this incident which detected a total of six shots fired. The investigation will continue with our Force Investigations Division and members of the 77 Precinct Detective Squad.

Firearm recovered at the scene.

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Williamsburg's Videology Sues Landlord to Rewind Eviction


Williamsburg's Videology Sues Landlord to Rewind Eviction

The landlord wants to break Videology's lease and evict it, according to a lawsuit.


Appeals Court Rules Greed-Inspired Street Names Will Stick at Mt. Manresa


Appeals Court Rules Greed-Inspired Street Names Will Stick at Mt. Manresa

The condo development will be stuck with streets named after greed, trickery and deceit.


WANTED: Grand Larceny Pattern (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to a robbery pattern that occurred within the confines of the 69 and 70 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident 1: (69 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 2:30 a.m. the 36-year old male victim was waiting for the B6 bus at the intersection of Flatlands Avenue and Ralph Avenue, when one of two individuals approached him, brandished a firearm and demanded the victim’s property. The second individual removed $250 cash, debit/credit cards and a cellphone from the victim’s pants pocket. The individuals fled the location northbound on Ralph Avenue and there were no reported injuries during the incident.

 Incident 2 : (70 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 3:00 a.m. the 50-year old male victim was in front of 560 Marlborough Road, when he was approached by the individuals who demanded his property. One of the individuals brandished a firearm, while the other individual removed a cellphone, a bank card and $300 cash. The individuals fled the location in a light colored sedan in an unknown direction, and there were no reported injuries during the incident.

Incident 3: (69 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 1:15 a.m. the 26-year old male victim was walking northbound on East 95 Street towards Flatlands Avenue, when he was approached the individuals who demanded his property. One of the individuals brandished a firearm, while other individual removed a cellphone from the victim’s front pocket. The individuals fled southbound on East 95 Street towards Avenue J and there were no reported injuries during the incident.

Incident 4: (70 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 2:24 a.m. the 22-year old female victim was in front of 2310 Avenue L when the individuals approached her from behind and demanded her property. One of the individuals brandished a firearm, while the other individual took her purse containing $300 cash. There were no reported injuries during the incident.

  •  Individual 1: male, black, approximately 25-years of age, 6’0″, 180 lbs., dark complexion, last seen wearing a gray sweat suit.
  •  Individual 2: male, black, approximately 25-years of age, 6’0″, 180lbs., dark complexion, last seen wearing an orange du-rag, short sleeve shirt and dark jeans.

 Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a grand larceny that was reported within confines of the 106 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at approximately 4:05 p.m. inside of 119-02 Rockaway boulevard (WALGREENS), a 52 year old male victim was approached by unidentified male who engaged the victim in a conversation, then while the victim is distracted he removes the victim’s wallet containing credit cards, and cash from the counter top.  The unidentified individual fled the location  in an unknown direction. He is described as a male White, 50 to 55 years old, and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, and tan shorts.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Assault (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video and photo regarding an assault that occurred within the confines of the 45 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 1:40 a.m. in front of the Gourmet Deli located at 3026 Burhre Avenue, an unknown individual struck the 36-year-old male victim in the face with a beer bottle, after engaging in a dispute with him. The victim sustained minor cuts and bruising to his face. EMS responded to the scene and transported him to Jacobi Hospital where he was treated and released.

 The unknown male is described as a:

  •  Male white, approximately 50 years-old, 5’7″ tall, weighing 250 lbs., with brown eyes, balding with long dirty blonde hair in a pony-tail. He was last seen wearing a dark gray shirt, gray pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Sexual Abuse (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached photo regarding a sexual abuse incident that occurred within the confines of the Midtown Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 9:10 a.m. inside the subway station located at 7 Avenue & West 42 Street, while on board the #3 express train traveling towards the 42 street station, an unknown individual approached a 28-year-old female victim from behind and began rubbing her backside. The victim exited the train and took a picture of the unknown individual. There are no reported injuries in this incident.

 The unknown male is described as a:

  •  Male black, 5’10” tall, weighing 220 lbs., with brown eyes, a goatee and black hair in braids. He was last seen wearing a blue short sleeve shirt, khaki jeans and black sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Escaped Prisoner (Staten Island)

*****UPDATE 07/21/17 *****

 Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual has been apprehended, without incident, in the Bronx at approximately 0115 hours. He is identified and charged as follows:

  •  Calo, Hector
  • 41-year-old male
  • 283 Saint Pauls Avenue
  • Staten Island, NY

 Charges:

  • Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance
  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon: Loaded Firearm
  • Escape From Custody
  • Acting in a Manner Injurious to a Child Less Than 17

 

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance locating the individual wanted for escaping NYS Department Corrections and Community Supervision’s custody within the confines of the 120th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Thursday, July 20 2017, at approximately 6:45 p.m. the individual escaped from 283 St. Paul’s Ave, while in the custody of the aforementioned agency’s custody:

Parolee:

  • Calo, Hector

41-year-old male

 The individual is described as follows:

  • Light complexioned male Hispanic, approximately 5’6″, 140lbs, brown eyes, brown hair.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A white tank top, dark colored shorts and black sneakers. The individual was rear handcuffed at the time of the incident.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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Inside New York City’s Elite Counterterrorist Police Unit

(NBC) Walking through a Manhattan park on a recent summer day, the city’s top counterterrorism cop and the civilian strolling with him had very different takes on the bustling crowd around them.

“I see people enjoying themselves,” said NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt. “What do you see?”

“I see a free and open society,” answered Chief James Waters, “but I also see a vulnerability. I see an area [that] could be a soft target for a terrorist attack.”

On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people died when terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Center in an elaborate plot. More than 15 years after 9/11, the threat remains in the nation’s biggest city, but terrorists are now using simple tactics available to any small group or lone wolf — attacks with knives, guns and motor vehicles on urban crowds.

Three days after ISIS attackers killed 130 people in Paris in November 2015, the NYPD formally deployed the first officers of the Critical Response Command, a new unit intended to protect New York against terror. Waters heads the unit, which is now more than 500 officers strong and alert to threats both high-tech and low.

CRC officers like Kayan Dawkins and Gregory Wallace are trained in behavior analysis, radiation detective and explosives, and deployed across the city, equipped with body armor and powerful long guns.

“Terrorism is evolving,” said Dawkins, “so as law enforcement officers we have to keep up with that.”

More from Lester Holt on NBC [HERE].

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Hand Model 'Disfigured' by Defective Light in FIT Photo Class, Suit Says


Hand Model 'Disfigured' by Defective Light in FIT Photo Class, Suit Says

A "dangerous setup light" left the model with second-degree burns and blisters, the lawsuit says.


Hand Model 'Disfigured' by Defective Light in FIT Photo Class, Suit Says


Hand Model 'Disfigured' by Defective Light in FIT Photo Class, Suit Says

A "dangerous setup light" left the model with second-degree burns and blisters, the lawsuit says.


2nd Shooter Gets 15 Years to Life For Murder of Teen on City Bus, DA Says


2nd Shooter Gets 15 Years to Life For Murder of Teen on City Bus, DA Says

D’aja Robinson was struck in the head by a stray bullet while on board a bus in South Jamaica.


2nd Shooter Gets 15 Years to Life For Murder of Teen on City Bus, DA Says


2nd Shooter Gets 15 Years to Life For Murder of Teen on City Bus, DA Says

D’aja Robinson was struck in the head by a stray bullet while on board a bus in South Jamaica.


WANTED: Burglary (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos wanted for questioning in regards to a burglary that occurred within the confines of the 121st Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. the individual obtained the security code to a key padlock and entered a locked garage in the vicinity of Westwood Avenue and Melba Street where he removed a 1994 black Mustang vehicle worth approximately $225,000. The individual fled the location in a white van in an unknown direction.

  • The individual is a male, light complexion, long pony tail, heavy build and walks with a limp.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. 

All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video/photograph in connection to a grand larceny that was reported within confines of the 94 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 9:35 a.m. a 28 year old female victim exited her vehicle in the vicinity of Norman Avenue and Sutton Street. When she returned to her vehicle, she discovered her property missing from her vehicle. An unidentified individual entered her vehicle and removed two cameras, and a bag which contained a debit card, cash and credit cards. Upon further investigation, the unidentified individual fled in a red Jeep Liberty.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Black, partially bald and was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, and black shorts.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photograph in connection to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 46 Precinct/Transit District 11. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday June 19, 2017, at approximately 10:25 p.m. aboard a northbound “D” train at the 182 Street/Grand Concourse station, the individual snatched the 28 year-old male victim’s cell phone from his hand, ran off the train and fled the station northbound on Grand Concourse.

  •  The individual is described as a male black, 18 to 20 years old; last seen wearing a black hooded sweater and dark colored shorts.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individuals in the attached photographs, who are wanted in connection to several grand larcenies that occurred within the confines of the 1, 13 and 17 Precincts. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1 (1 pct): It was reported to police that on Monday June 12, 2017, at approximately 2:20 p.m. inside of 33 Park Place (AT&T), the three individuals posed as customers and then ripped 3 cell phones off the display case, where they were attached by a security cable. All three fled the store in an unknown direction.

 Incident #2 (17 pct): It was reported to police that on Saturday June 24, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m. inside of 766 3 Avenue (Verizon), the two individuals posed as customers and then ripped 2 cell phones off the display case, where they were attached by a security cable. Both individuals fled the store in an unknown direction.

 Incident #3 (13 pct): It was reported to police that on Sunday July 2, 2017, at approximately 4:05 p.m. inside of 31 East 17 Street (AT&T), one individual posed as a customer and then ripped a cell phone off the display case, where it was attached by a security cable. The individual fled the store in an unknown direction.

  •  The first individual is described as a male, black; last seen wearing a blue shirt.
  •  The second individual is described as a male, black; last seen wearing a white du-rag, a white shirt, gray sweatpants and white sneakers.
  •  The third individual is described as a male, black; last seen wearing a blue and gray hooded sweater and dark colored pants.
  •  The fourth individual is described as a male, black; last seen wearing a dark colored du-rag, a gray hooded sweater and black pants.
  •  The fifth individual is described as a male, black, with an afro; last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery Pattern (Queens)

 

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individuals and vehicle in the attached video and photographs, who are wanted in connection to several robberies that occurred within the confines of the 109 and 111 Precincts. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1 (109 pct): It was reported to police that on Thursday May 25, 2017, at approximately 11:30 p.m. in the vicinity of 59 Avenue and 138 Street, two individuals approached the 54 year-old female victim from the rear, shoved her to the ground and took her purse. Both of the individuals fled westbound on 59 Avenue inside of a gray sedan. Among the items inside the victim’s purse were approximately $90 in cash, her cell phone and various credit cards.

 Incident #2 (111 pct): It was reported to police that on Tuesday May 30, 2017, at approximately 11:57 p.m. in the vicinity of 45 Drive and Oceania Street, one individual approached the 53 year-old female victim as she exited her vehicle, shoved her to the ground and snatched her purse. The male then fled the location eastbound on 45 Drive inside of a four door sedan. Among the items inside the victim’s purse were $2,000 in cash, her cell phone and credit cards.

 Incident #3 (109 pct): It was reported to police that on Monday June 5, 2017, at approximately 12:05 a.m. in front of 131-58 Maple Avenue, one individual attempted to remove the 39 year-old victim’s purse from her right arm. When the victim refused to let go of the purse, the individual pushed her down to the ground and took the purse with the aid of a second individual. Both of the individuals fled eastbound on Maple Avenue inside of a van. Among the items inside her purse were approximately $7,000 in USC, 550 Euros, her cell phone and credit cards.

  •  The individuals are described as male Hispanics; one of the individuals wore a gray hooded sweater and the other a hooded sweater with the number “88” on it.

 The depicted vehicle is described as a dark colored 2006 Dodge Caravan.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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The Police Athletic League Summer Opening

Over 500 children from all five boroughs gathered at the Police Athletic League’s Harlem Center Thursday for the annual opening ceremony of the summer opening of the PAL PLAYSTREETS program.

Since 1914, PLAYSTREETS has provided community-oriented activities for thousands of children, ages six to 16. Each summer, the program closes around 15 public areas throughout New York City, transforming ordinary streets into fun-filled spaces where children can play, participate in physical activities, and learn valuable life lessons, all under the supervision of PAL staff and NYPD volunteers. This summer, PLAYSTREETS is focused on basketball, with instructors stationed at each location four to five days a week.

“When I was a kid growing up, I couldn’t wait for June,” Police Commissioner O’Neill said. “I hope you’re all having a good summer, and I hope September doesn’t come too soon.”

“PLAYSTREETS is a partnership between our neighborhoods and the NYPD,” said PAL Field Director Evan Kessler. “The program allows members of the community to get to know their officers and vice-versa, which is such an important part of building up relationships and trust.”

While waiting for the event to begin, children ran up and down West 119th Street, tossing footballs with NYPD cops, including Chief of Community Affairs Joanne Jaffe and other officers in the Community Affairs Bureau. Members of the NYPD Mounted Unit also introduced the kids to their four-legged colleagues.

In attendance were City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and members of the PAL Board of Directors, including Chairman and former New York County District Attorney, Robert M. Morgenthau and Rikki Klieman.

PAL Executive Director Frederick Watts presented commemorative basketball jerseys to Police Commissioner O’Neill, Chief of Department Carlos M. Gomez, Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan, Community Affairs Chief of Community Affairs Joanne Jaffe, Chief of Housing James Secreto, and Deputy Commissioner for Legal Matters Lawrence Byrne. He went on to present plaques to NYPD officers, who help PAL achieve its mission.

“Every day, NYPD officers leave their day jobs protecting and serving our city to come volunteer with our kids. We want to honor their hard work today,” said Director Watts.

As the ceremony drew to a close, the children sang “Happy Birthday” to Robert Morgenthau, who will turn 98 at the end of July. They then waited eagerly as he helped open the fire hydrant on 119th Street.

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WANTED: Double Homicide (Brooklyn)

On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at approximately 9:32 pm, police responded to a 911 call of two people shot in the vicinity of 740 Gates Avenue, within the confines of the 81 Precinct/PSA 3. Upon arrival officers discovered two unconscious and unresponsive female victims with gunshot wounds. EMS also responded to the scene and removed the 21-year-old to Woodhull Hospital with a gunshot wound to the head and the 29-year-old to Kings County Hospital with a gunshot wound to the back. The two women were subsequently pronounced deceased. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

A $10,000 reward has been offered leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the above listed homicides.

The breakout is as follows: $2,500 payable by Crime Stoppers upon arrest and indictment; $7,500 payable by the NYPD upon arrest and conviction for the person(s) responsible for the above listed crime.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential

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SILVER ALERT: Missing Person (Brooklyn)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Missing Person within the confines of the 62 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that the missing was last seen on Monday, July 17, 2017 at approximately 8:30 p.m. in front of her residence. The missing is described as follows:

  • Joyce-Bonsignore, Mary
  • 8792 19 Avenue
  • Brooklyn, NY

Female, white, 88 years-old, approximately 5’8″, approximately 140lbs, blue eyes, white hair.

She was last seen wearing a straw hat, blue pants, a red and white shirt, brown slippers, and a silver identification bracelet.   

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a grand larceny that was reported within confines of the 120 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, a 15-year-old male victim was approached by  an unidentified individual on board of an MTA bus at the corner of Tompkins Avenue and Hill Street. The unidentified male snatched the victim’s headphones off his head, then fled on foot onto Hill Street. He is described as a male Hispanic, 16 to 18 years old, and was last seen wearing a green t-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the three unidentified males who are seen in the attached surveillance photos and video and are sought in connection with a robbery in the confines of the 79th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1:35 p.m. in front of 101 Quincy Street, the victim, a 29-year-old food delivery person, was delivering food to Unidentified Male #1, who stalled the victim and acted as a lookout. Unidentified Male #2 and Unidentified Male #3 approached, and the victim returned to his vehicle with the food delivery. Unidentified Male #2 approached the passenger side, displayed a firearm and removed a bag of food from the vehicle. Unidentified Male #3 approached the driver side, punched the victim in the face and removed a bag of food from the victim. Unidentified Male #2 walked behind the victim’s vehicle to the driver side, where he punched the victim in his face. The victim, who later refused medical attention, fled in his vehicle. Unidentified Male #2 Unidentified Male #3 fled on foot towards Classon Avenue, each with bag of food (unspecified contents; total value of $38). Unidentified Male #1 walked east on Quincy Street and turned left at Franklin Avenue. 

  • The unidentified males are in their 20s. Unidentified Male #1 has a tattoo on his left forearm.    

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Assault (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 25 Precinct. The individuals are sought as persons of interest at this time. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday July 13, 2017, at approximately 1:29 p.m. inside Marcus Garvey Park (Madison Avenue and East 121 Street), the 25 year-old male victim was shot once in the torso following a dispute with a group of 5 males. The individuals fled the park eastbound on 120 Street. The victim was removed to an area hospital in critical condition.

  •  The individuals are described as male blacks, 16 to 18 years old.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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WANTED: Assault (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph and video in connection to an assault within the confines of the 47 Precinct / Transit District #12. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday July 3, 2017, at approximately 9:20 a.m. inside of the Baychester Avenue “5” subway station, the individual approached the 16 year-old male victim and engaged him in a conversation that turned into a dispute.  When the victim walked up to the station’s southbound platform the individual followed him, punched him in the face and shoved him against the wall. The victim fought off the individual, who then fled the station in an unknown direction.

  • The individual is a male, black; last seen wearing a black shirt, dark colored shorts and blue sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Assault (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph and video in connection to an assault within the confines of the 47 Precinct / Transit District #12. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday July 3, 2017, at approximately 9:20 a.m. inside of the Baychester Avenue “5” subway station, the individual approached the 16 year-old male victim and engaged him in a conversation that turned into a dispute.  When the victim walked up to the station’s southbound platform the individual followed him, punched him in the face and shoved him against the wall. The victim fought off the individual, who then fled the station in an unknown direction.

  • The individual is a male, black; last seen wearing a black shirt, dark colored shorts and blue sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Sexual Assault (Queens)

*********************************UPDATE 7/17/17*****************

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to the above incident. He is identified as follows:

  • Shorter, Isaiah
  • Male, black, 20 years-old, brown eyes, black hair.
  • Photo is attached.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at approximately 11:10 p.m. police responded to a 911 call of a female sexually assaulted in the vicinity of 150th Street and Beaver Avenue within the confines of the 103rd Precinct. Upon arrival, police were informed that a 50-year-old female victim was approached by two unidentified males who displayed a firearm and led her to another location a short distance away where they were joined by two other males.  The suspects then ordered the woman to remove her clothing and one of the suspects removed the content of the victim’s purse. Three of the four suspects sexually assaulted the victim before fleeing the scene. The victim was transported to Queens General Hospital where she was evaluated and released. 

 Pursuant to an ongoing investigation by the Queens’s Special Victim’s Squad, the following suspects have been arrested and charged in regards to this incident:

 Suspect# 1

  • Walker, Brandon
  • 20 year-old male
  • 145-53 South Road
  • Queens, NY

 Charges

  • Robbery 1
  • Criminal Sex Act 1
  • Criminal Use of a Firearm 1
  • Sex Abuse
  • Menacing 2

 Suspect# 2

  • Williams, Justin
  • 17 year-old male
  • 145-53 South Road
  • Queens, NY

 Charges

  • Robbery 1
  • Criminal Sex Act 1
  • Criminal Use of a Firearm 1
  • Sex Abuse
  • Menacing 2

 Suspect# 3

  • Ginel, Julisses
  • 19 year-old Male
  • 145-53 South Road
  • Queens, NY

Charges

  • Robbery 1
  • Criminal Sex Act 1
  • Criminal Use of a Firearm 1
  • Sex Abuse

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WANTED: Sexual Assault (Queens)

*********************************UPDATE 7/17/17*****************

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to the above incident. He is identified as follows:

  • Shorter, Isaiah
  • Male, black, 20 years-old, brown eyes, black hair.
  • Photo is attached.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at approximately 11:10 p.m. police responded to a 911 call of a female sexually assaulted in the vicinity of 150th Street and Beaver Avenue within the confines of the 103rd Precinct. Upon arrival, police were informed that a 50-year-old female victim was approached by two unidentified males who displayed a firearm and led her to another location a short distance away where they were joined by two other males.  The suspects then ordered the woman to remove her clothing and one of the suspects removed the content of the victim’s purse. Three of the four suspects sexually assaulted the victim before fleeing the scene. The victim was transported to Queens General Hospital where she was evaluated and released. 

 Pursuant to an ongoing investigation by the Queens’s Special Victim’s Squad, the following suspects have been arrested and charged in regards to this incident:

 Suspect# 1

  • Walker, Brandon
  • 20 year-old male
  • 145-53 South Road
  • Queens, NY

 Charges

  • Robbery 1
  • Criminal Sex Act 1
  • Criminal Use of a Firearm 1
  • Sex Abuse
  • Menacing 2

 Suspect# 2

  • Williams, Justin
  • 17 year-old male
  • 145-53 South Road
  • Queens, NY

 Charges

  • Robbery 1
  • Criminal Sex Act 1
  • Criminal Use of a Firearm 1
  • Sex Abuse
  • Menacing 2

 Suspect# 3

  • Ginel, Julisses
  • 19 year-old Male
  • 145-53 South Road
  • Queens, NY

Charges

  • Robbery 1
  • Criminal Sex Act 1
  • Criminal Use of a Firearm 1
  • Sex Abuse

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Sometimes, There Is Crying in Baseball

(Boston Globe) Last week, after they cried for their fallen sister Miosotis Familia at her funeral in the Bronx, her NYPD colleagues from the Four-Six retired to a place in Yonkers called Rory Dolan’s.

Familia was 48 years old, with 12 years on the job and three kids and an ailing 87-year-old mother at home, when a guy who hated cops walked up to the police vehicle she was sitting in and shot her in the head.

Familia was a maternal figure to a lot of the cops at the 46th Precinct, and they were crushed by her murder. They debated canceling a long-planned outing to Fenway Park to watch the Red Sox and Yankees play.

Inspector Phil Rivera, their commanding officer, learned of their reservations.

“She would want you to go,” Rivera said. “She would want you to be together, to enjoy yourselves.”

NYPD Sergeant Ed Arias thought they might need some minor logistical help in Boston, nothing big. He approached Sergeant Karen Irvin, who grew up in Wakefield.

“You should talk to Kevin,” Irvin told him. She meant Kevin Molis, chief of police in Malden.

Molis is a friend of NYPD Deputy Chief Chris McCormack, former commander of the 46th, and, like police officers from all over the country and all over the world, Molis had attended Familia’s funeral. Molis told Arias, “Leave it with me.”

Read more from Kevin Cullen in the Boston Globe [HERE].

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Accountability Needed in Wrongful Conviction Cases, Brooklyn Boro Prez Says


Accountability Needed in Wrongful Conviction Cases, Brooklyn Boro Prez Says

An independent state commission would review wrongful convictions and determine who's to blame. 


Accountability Needed in Wrongful Conviction Cases, Brooklyn Boro Prez Says


Accountability Needed in Wrongful Conviction Cases, Brooklyn Boro Prez Says

An independent state commission would review wrongful convictions and determine who's to blame. 


‘Take Over the Streets’: NYPD Officers Team Up with NBA for Community Outreach in Brooklyn

(PIX 11) The NYPD is teaming up with the NBA and Spaulding for a community event called “Take Over the Streets.”

Officers from Brooklyn North Patrol Borough were armed with basketballs and hoops. The goal: To foster good community relations, one dunk at a time. They pulled up to four locations on Monday. At each one, they would close off a street and play pickup basketball with residents in the neighborhood.

The first location was at Bushwick Avenue and Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick. The next, at Herzl Street and Livonia Avenue in Brownsville. Followed by the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Tompkins Avenue in Bed-Stuy. The final stop was in East New York at Dumont Avenue and Shepherd Avenue.

“Neighborhood policing is a philosophy that the police have embraced. We are out here trying to embrace these kids, connect with our community,” said Assistant Chief Jeff Maddrey, Brooklyn North commander. “Of course, if you bring two hoops and 30 balls, we connect really fast.”

“It feels good to be a part of something with the police, that we get to know them and have fun with them,” said Duane Foskey, 11, of Brownsville.

Read more from PIX 11 [HERE].

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Bronx Fraud Arrest Leads to National Identity Theft Investigation

Police Officer Molina and fellow 40 Precinct officers arrested a suspect for stealing a victim’s identity and repeatedly withdrawing money from his bank account. Last week, a man equipped with a stolen debit card and fraudulent identification walked into a Bronx bank and successfully withdrew $9,000. The next day, the perpetrator returned to the bank seeking to withdraw an additional $7,000 from the same account. Although the perpetrator knew detailed personal information about the victim, an observant bank teller suspected suspicious activity and called the signer of the bank account. To the bank employee’s dismay, the signer lives in Massachusetts and had no idea someone was unlawfully draining his funds. The teller immediately informed security on sight, who subsequently called the NYPD for assistance.

When Police Officer Molina heard the call for the grand larceny at the bank, he responded to the scene and apprehended the perpetrator without incident. Further investigation revealed the perpetrator was in possession of an entire book full of stolen bank cards and personal information about the account owners. The book contained information including; driver licenses, addresses, social security numbers, next of kin, and details about occupation.

Officer Molina has been serving the Bronx for three years, but is particularly proud of this arrest because he knows how hard people work to build their savings:

“I’m glad I got this guy off the streets. It’s one less person taking advantage of hard working community members. Always remember why you took the oath: I’m here to make a difference one step at a time.”

Following the arrest, Officer Molina gathered information from the victim and bank management. Thanks to Officer Molina’s investigative skills, Patrol Borough Bronx detectives were notified and are exploring larger ties to a national identity theft scheme. The suspect was charged with grand larceny, identity theft, possession of stolen property, and unlawful use of property.

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Protests Mark 3 Years Since Eric Garner's Death as DOJ Probe Continues


Protests Mark 3 Years Since Eric Garner's Death as DOJ Probe Continues

Garner was fatally choked by an NYPD officer on July 17, 2014 during a quality-of-life arrest.


Protests Mark 3 Years Since Eric Garner's Death as DOJ Probe Continues


Protests Mark 3 Years Since Eric Garner's Death as DOJ Probe Continues

Garner was fatally choked by an NYPD officer on July 17, 2014 during a quality-of-life arrest.


Teenage Father Indicted For Fatally Beating 16-Month-Old Daughter


Teenage Father Indicted For Fatally Beating 16-Month-Old Daughter

Shaquan Taylor claims he attacked his ex after she tried to take their injured daughter to the hospital.


Teenage Father Indicted For Fatally Beating 16-Month-Old Daughter


Teenage Father Indicted For Fatally Beating 16-Month-Old Daughter

Shaquan Taylor claims he attacked his ex after she tried to take their injured daughter to the hospital.


WANTED: Grand Larceny (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photograph in connection to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the Midtown South Precinct/Transit District 4. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Saturday June 24, 2017, at approximately 5:16 p.m. inside of the 42 Street/Grand Central Station, the individual snatched the 44 year-old female victim’s purse off her arm and fled down the platform. Good Samaritans chased after the individual and lost sight of him after he jumped onto the southbound train tracks and fled into the subway tunnel. Among the items inside the victim’s purse were her cell phone, a credit card and approximately $25 in cash.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Hispanic; last seen wearing a gray long sleeved shirt with stripes, dark colored jeans and he had on a large black backpack.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Attempted Sexual Assault Pattern (Brooklyn)

*****Updated 07-18-17 *****

Pursuant to an active investigation, two additional incidents were added to this pattern. Furthermore, new footage of the individual was gathered and submitted by investigators. Details of the incidents are as follows:

Incident #3: It was reported to police that on Wednesday July 12, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m. inside of a residential building in the vicinity of Pacific Street and Nostrand Avenue, the individual followed the 22 year-old female victim to the outside of her apartment, placed his hand over her mouth and pressed her against the hallway wall. The individual touched the victim’s genitals and told her he wanted sex. The victim screamed and fought off the individual. The individual released the victim and fled the building in an unknown direction.

Incident #4: It was reported to police that on Thursday July 13, 2017, at approximately 1:00 am. inside of a residential building in the vicinity of St. Marks Avenue and New York Avenue, the individual followed the 29 year-old female victim to her apartment and pushed her inside when she opened the door. The individual placed his hand over the victim’s mouth and wrapped his other arm around her body. The victim fought back and the individual fled the apartment and out of the building in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individual in the attached video and photograph, who is wanted in connection to two attempted rapes that occurred within the confines of the 77 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Thursday July 13, 2017, at approximately 2:00 a.m. inside of a residential building in the vicinity of Albany Avenue and Sterling Place, the individual followed the 22 year-old female victim to the front of her apartment and pushed her inside when she opened the door. The individual placed his hand over the victim’s mouth and dragged her down to the floor. He touched her genitals as he told her he had a knife and would kill her if she didn’t keep quiet. The victim fought back and kneed the individual in the groin. The individual then fled the apartment and out of the building in an unknown direction.

 Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Thursday July 13, 2017, at approximately 3:36 a.m. inside of a residential building in the vicinity of Pacific Street and Nostrand Avenue, the individual followed the 32 year-old female victim onto the elevator. When the elevator stopped on the victim’s floor and she stepped off, the individual placed his hand over her mouth and attempted to pull her down to the floor. The victim screamed and punched and kicked at the individual. The individual released the victim and fled the building in an unknown direction.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male, black, in his 20s, 6’0″ to 6’2″, with a goatee; last seen wearing a black shirt with white lettering, light blue jeans, a black baseball cap and white sneakers. 

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Homicide (Brooklyn)

 

*****Updated 07-14-17 *****

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a homicide that occurred within the confines of the 70 Precinct. At this time the two individuals are considered persons of interest. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday July 11, 2017, at approximately 11:15 p.m. in front of 533 Ocean Avenue, the two individuals got into a verbal dispute with the 20 year-old male victim and his 24 year-old friend. The dispute eventually turned physical. As the two parties fought, one of the individuals fired several shots from a firearm which struck the 20 year-old male twice, once in the neck and once in the chest. The two individuals fled the scene on foot northbound on Ocean Avenue. The victim was removed to Kings County Hospital by private means and was subsequently pronounced deceased.

  •  The first individual is a male, black; last seen wearing a white shirt and dark colored pants.
  •  The second individual is a male, black; last seen wearing a black tank top, black pants and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 11:37 p.m. police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 533 Ocean Avenue, within the confines of the 70 Precinct. Upon arrival, officers were informed that a 20-year-old male sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body and was transported, via private means, to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A 24-year-old male was taken into custody from the scene and a firearm was recovered from the scene as well. The investigation remains ongoing. 

 The deceased has been identified as:

  • Hackley, Justin
  • 20-year-old male
  • Brooklyn, NY

 Family notified.

 

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WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the two males in the attached photos in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 114th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 6:20 p.m. in front of 34-16 30th Avenue, the victim, a 29-year-old male victim, was approached by Suspect #1, Omar Eldilemi and Suspect #2, Mohammed Eldilemi. Suspect #1 punched the victim in the face. Suspect #2 removed the victim’s wallet, which contained $200, bank cards and ID. Suspects #1 and #2 fled westbound on 30th Avenue in a grey Nissan. The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

 Suspect #1

  • Eldilemi, Omar
  • 25-year-old male
  • 5’08” and 205 lbs

Suspect #2

  • Eldilemi, Mohammed
  • 27-year-old male
  • 5’06” and 205 lbs

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals and vehicle depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 61 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday July 10, 2017, at approximately 1:00 p.m. in the vicinity of East 21 Street and Avenue U, two males approached the 24 year-old male victim and demanded his property. When the victim refused, one of the males displayed a handgun and snatched the victim’s backpack off his shoulder. The individuals then fled eastbound on East 21 Street with approximately $80,000 in cash. Upon further investigation, it was determined that two other individuals, a male and a female, acted as lookouts throughout the incident. Furthermore, one of the males who robbed the victim exited a black four door sedan prior to the incident. 

  •  The first individual is a male, black; last seen wearing a gray baseball cap, a black sweater, black pants and red and white sneakers.
  •  The second individual is a male, black; last seen wearing a black hooded sweater.
  •  The third individual is a male, black; last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black pants with white stripes on its sides and black sneakers.
  •  The fourth individual is a female, black; last seen wearing a green dress and white sandals.

 The vehicle is described as a black four door sedan.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual wanted for questioning in connection to a forcible touching within the confines of the 46th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at approximately 5:20 p.m. the individual approached the 54-year-old female victim, as she was walking in the vicinity of East Burnside and Ryer Avenues and grabbed her buttocks. The individual fled to parts unknown.

  He is described as follows:

  •  Male, Black, approximately 5’8″, approximately 175lbs. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a white tank top, and black sneakers with white bottoms.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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The Future 116 Precinct in South Queens

MAYOR DE BLASIO, NYPD UNVEIL NEW 116TH PRECINCT STATIONHOUSE TO AID WITH RESPONSE TIME AND JURISDICTION LINES IN SOUTHEAST QUEENS

NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department today unveiled the site for the new 116th Precinct located at 242-40 North Conduit Avenue in the Rosedale neighborhood of Queens. The siting of the future 116th Precinct is a decades in the making accomplishment, born out of calls from local communities to cut down on response times and better allocate public safety resources across the 105th Precinct’s vast geography.

“Thanks to the tireless efforts of the NYPD, New York City is the safest big city in America. Every New York City neighborhood deserves the same quality of service and safety we’ve come to expect from the NYPD. That is why we are making unprecedented investments in establishing high-quality precincts,” said Mayor de Blasio. “The future 116th Precinct will help reduce current response times in Southeast Queens and expand coverage throughout the community.”

The 105th Precinct is the fifth largest in the City, covering 12.43 square miles and 354 miles of roadway in Southeast Queens. The new 116th Precinct will assume over half of the 105th Precinct’s territory. While the citywide average emergency response time is approximately seven minutes, the 105th’s response time averages closer to nine minutes. The addition of the 116th Precinct, which will be located at the 105thPrecinct’s satellite building, will allow officers to respond more quickly and maintain a significant police presence in the southernmost part of the jurisdiction. Last March, the NYPD created a satellite precinct to assist with its coverage and service in the 105th Precinct, which included 18 new officers, two new sergeants and a 24-hour operation to aid with the case loads and stretched jurisdictions.

The NYPD will conduct an analysis to determine the precinct’s eventual borders. The study will consider factors such as geography, population, 911/311 calls, crime and quality of life issues with the goal of increasing services while distributing workload as equitably as possible. In connection with this analysis, stakeholders – including residents and elected officials – will be consulted.

Staffing levels and operating costs for the 116thPrecinct will be determined as the process moves along, boundaries are determined, designs are completed and construction gets underway.

“We are excited to be here in Queens as we announce the site of the new 116 Precinct,” said NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill. “This new investment will reduce response times and inevitably enable us to even further reduce crime.”

Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner O’Neill also announced that the City will invest $1.3 million to retrofit all 72 command vehicles following the death of Officer Miosotis Familia, who tragically lost her life while on duty in the Bronx. The retrofits will be funded by a combination of City Tax Levy funds and asset forfeiture funds.

Following the tragic deaths of two NYPD officers in late 2014, the City allocated $6.8 million to outfit the NYPD’s 3,813 patrol cars with bullet-resistant panels to protect the doors. To date 2,100 vehicles have been installed with bullet-resistant door panels and the City is on track to have bullet-resistant door panels installed in every patrol vehicle by end of 2017. After an initial bullet-resistant window pilot program, additional funding of $10.4 million dollars was allocated for the installation of bullet-resistant window inserts for patrol vehicles. The first 500 NYPD patrol car bullet-resistant window insert installations are expected to be completed this month.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz said: “For decades, the families of Rosedale, Laurelton, Brookville and Springfield Gardens had long identified the need for a precinct closer to the neighborhoods it protects and serves. The new 116th Precinct stationhouse will help fulfill that need by improving response times and having a more proactive presence within its jurisdiction. It will soon become a reality thanks to the communities’ advocacy and the substantial investments by Mayor de Blasio, which also include millions to better equip the NYPD with ballistic protection.”

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said, “Today’s announcement that the City has selected the site of the new NYPD 116th Precinct in Southeast Queens is indeed welcome news. It will result in greater efficiency, bring our police officers closer to the communities that they are sworn to serve and better address community concerns. I commend Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner O’Neill for making it happen.”

Senator Leroy Comrie said, “The 116th Precinct is the result of persistent, grassroots advocacy. As we continue the process of finally establishing the 116th, my elected colleagues and I will work to ensure that the needs of the Laurelton, Rosedale, and Brookville communities are met by the city. I commend Mayor de Blasio and the NYPD for prioritizing this long awaited project, and I thank Council Members Richards and Miller for their tremendous efforts in the Council to bring us to this point.”

“After nearly four decades, the new 116th precinct is one step closer to becoming reality. This precinct will reduce response times and help keep the residents of the 29th Assembly District safe” said Assembly Member Alicia Hyndman. “This was a team effort, I’d like to thank Mayor de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner O’Neill, my colleagues in government and mostly the civic leaders who fought long and hard to make this happen.”

“The entire community is excited about the opening 116th Precinct,” said Assembly Member Clyde Vanel. “The Mayor has long-recognized the local precinct’s response time and community’s need for additional resources that is needed to ensure the safety in the area. The Mayor promised us a new precinct, and now we have it!”

“With an area of 12.7 miles, the officers of the 116thpatrol one of the largest precincts in the city” said Assembly Member David Weprin. “The new 116th Precinct Stationhouse will allow for faster response times in our community while providing for safer conditions for our dedicated NYPD officers. I applaud Mayor Bill de Blasio for his commitment to the public safety of Southeast Queens.”

“Today’s announcement marks a new chapter in the history books for Southeast Queens,” said Council Member Donovan Richards. “For nearly 40 years, communities in the 105th precinct have asked for a new precinct only to see their request fall on deaf ears. The new 116th precinct will help improve response times, and most importantly, ensure that the quality of life in our neighborhoods, that we all fight so hard to maintain, is both sustained and improved. I’d also like to commend Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner O’Neill for their dedication to officer safety with a critical investment in bulletproof vehicles.”

“I thank Mayor Bill de Blasio for bringing a new police precinct to Eastern Queens,” said Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik. “With today’s announcement, community and civic leaders are truly seeing decades of advocacy come to fruition. I am so pleased to have collaborated with my colleagues in government on this important accomplishment for public safety.”

Clive Williams, Chair of Queens Community Board 13 stated, “Community activism for this precinct has been unrelenting for over 40 years. The approximately 150,000 residents of Rosedale, Laurelton and Springfield Gardens, with few exceptions welcome the new 116th precinct. Small businesses, especially retailers, will be happy for the increase sense of security. Elected officials who have supported this project, should enjoy the satisfaction of responding to the needs of their communities.”

Kim Lawton, President of Spring Jam Block Association said, “The installation of the 116th precinct in the Springfield Gardens section of Southeast Queens is a historical and monumental win for the community at large. It was a long time coming, but we can assured a change is going to come.”

Judy Rivera of Federated Blocks of Laurelton said, “This is a community that believes the fight for the creation of the 116th precinct is worth the effort, even when it takes 40 years. Thank you Mayor Bill de Blasio, for I am thrilled to be live to see it.”

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Suspect in Gang Sex Attack on Churchgoing Lady Confesses to Crime, DA Says


Suspect in Gang Sex Attack on Churchgoing Lady Confesses to Crime, DA Says

Three men were charged with criminal sex act, robbery and sex abuse, prosecutor said.


NYPD Aviation Officers Rescue Man 20 Miles Offshore

NYPD Aviation officers rescued a sick man on a cargo ship miles of the coast of Brooklyn Sunday afternoon. The NYPD received a call from the United States Coast Guard seeking assistance for a medical evacuation of a 22-year-old man aboard a cargo vessel approximately 20 nautical miles southeast of Floyd Bennet Field.

Officers assigned to the NYPD Aviation Unit responded to the vessel and lowered an NYPD medic to the deck of the ship. The officer rendered aid to the man and prepared him to be hoisted up to the NYPD helicopter. The patient was then transported to Staten Island University Medical Center with chest pains, abdominal pain, and a severe headache.

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Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan On Good Day Street Talk

Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan speaks about NYPD Neighborhood Policing on Fox’s Good Day Street Talk.

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Suspect in Gang Sex Attack on Churchgoing Lady Confesses to Crime, DA Says


Suspect in Gang Sex Attack on Churchgoing Lady Confesses to Crime, DA Says

Three men were charged with criminal sex act, robbery and sex abuse, prosecutor said.


WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified individual who is seen in the attached surveillance photos in connection with a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 13th Precinct/TD#4. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at approximately 1:10 p.m. an unidentified individual did remove an iPhone from a 27-year-old female victim’s bag while going down the stairs to the platform of the West 14th Street-Union Square Station on the “4” train. When victim realized the phone missing, she confronted the individual and retrieved the phone back. The unidentified individual then grabbed the victim by her hair and struck her multiple times to the head. The individual then fled the subway station in an unknown direction. The victim refused medical attention.

The individual is described as a:

  •  Female Hispanic, approximately 30-years-old, 5’3″ tall, 100lbs., with straight long brown hair, brown eyes and last seen wearing a multi-colored dress.

Surveillance photos of the individual were captured from the West 14 Street -Union Square subway station as she was exiting the station.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video/photograph in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 114 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 2:21 p.m. a 72-year-old male victim was approached from behind by an unidentified individual, in front of 37-10 Broadway, where the individual pushed the victim to the ground, then forcibly removed the victim’s wallet before fleeing to unknown direction. The victim suffered injuries to his face and knees and was removed to Astoria General Hospital for treatment.

 The unidentified individual is described as a:

  •  Male black, approximately 6′.0″, 180lbs. 25 to 30 years old, and was last seen wearing a white shirt with blue sleeves, tan pants, and blue and white sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified individual who is seen in the attached surveillance photo and video wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 6th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 12:45 p.m. 340 Avenue of the Americas (Chase Bank), an unidentified individual entered and presented a teller with a note. The note referenced a bomb (not displayed) and demanded cash. The teller complied and provided an undetermined sum of cash to the individual, who exited the bank and fled northbound on Avenue of the Americas.

 The unidentified individual may have been wearing a disguise:

  •  Apparently in their thirties, 5’11” and 190lbs, last seen wearing a pink NYC baseball cap, a patterned wrap, black pants, blue sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Attempted Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the whereabouts of the following individual in connection to an attempted robbery that occurred within the confines of the 73 Precinct/Transit District 33. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Sunday June 11, 2017, at approximately 9:05 p.m. inside the Sutter Avenue “L” subway station, the individual approached the 47 year-old male victim, an on-duty MTA Collecting Agent, and attempted to the remove his service weapon from its holster. The victim fought off the individual, who then fled through the station in an unknown direction.  The Collecting Agent was providing security for an MTA technician who was performing maintenance on an MTA Metrocard Vending Machine.

 The individual has been identified as:

  • Duncan, Rodney D.
  • 24 year-old male, 5’9″, 185lbs, brown eyes and black hair.
  • Last seen wearing a black shirt, black sweatpants with white stripes and black sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male who is seen in the attached surveillance video and is sought in connection with a grand larceny within the confines of the 120th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 On Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 12:30 a.m. a 28-year-old male victim parked his 2010 Hyundai Genesis outside of Legends Pub located at 1975 Victory Boulevard. The passenger-side door was unlocked, and the vehicle contained a purse owned by a 22-year-old female victim and a purse owned by a 32-year-old female victim. The victims returned to the vehicle at 4:15 a.m. (same day) and discovered that the purses had been removed. The incident was reported to police, and the ongoing investigation yielded surveillance video that shows that at 2:59 a.m. (same day) an unidentified male exited the pub, removed the purses from the victim’s vehicle and then fled in a grey minivan. Combined, the two purses were valued at $3,300 which included $500 in cash, two iPhones, an iPad, an Amazon Fire Tablet, Bose headphones, several bank cards and IDs.  

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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Police Officer of the Year Awards Celebrate Outstanding Staten Island Cops

The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce and the Staten Island Advance co-hosted an awards ceremony honoring NYPD officers for their outstanding contributions to the borough. Every year, the co-chairmen of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Safety and Security Committee select officers who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to protect the people of Staten Island. Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Staten Island Chamber of Commerce executives, precinct commanders, and Borough Commander Chief Delatorre were all in attendance.

Police Commissioner O’Neill, Borough Commander Chief Edward Delatorre, and Linda M. Baran presented the awards in front of an audience that included family and community members. In the wake of the tragic assassination of Detective Miosotis Familia, Police Commissioner O’Neill reminded the awardees that despite recent tribulations, their ability to create positive change in the community makes the job worth it.

“Although there will be bad days, like one week ago in the Bronx, the truly great days on this job will far outnumber the terrible ones. The satisfaction of serving your city, of making a real impact on people’s lives, the camaraderie of the job all make it worthwhile,” said Police Commissioner O’Neill.

Thanks to the hard working men and women present at the event, Staten Island has seen a 11.8% drop in major crime this year. The coveted Police Officers of the Year award was presented to Police Officers Ryan Smith and Anthony Rubilotta of the 121 Precinct. Staten Island cops were additionally lauded for closing a series of larcenies, using community connections to stop a drive-by shooting, arresting a perpetrator for attempting to sexually assault a jogger, and more.

Thank you to these officers for your tireless work and continued efforts to keep Staten Islanders safe. The following members of the service were recognized during the 2017 Police Officer of the Year Awards:

Police Officers of the Year

  • Police Officers Ryan Smith and Anthony Rubilotta of the 121 Precinct

Outstanding Police Work

  • Lieutenant Matthew Harrison of the 120 Precinct
  • Sergeant Joseph Pollari, Detective Steven Lopez, and Police Officer Rudy Anzalone of the 120 Precinct
  • Police Officers Ryan Smith and Anthony Rubilotta of the 121 Precinct
  • Police Officers Robert Gronock and Joseph Naranjo of the 123 Precinct
  • Police Officers Daniel Slevin and Daniel Filak of the 120 Precinct
  • Police Officer Joseph Wall and Michael Linder of the 122 Precinct
  • Police Officers Salvatore Corulla of the 120 Precinct
  • Police Officers Juan Baez and Darya Keating of the 122 Precinct
  • Police Officers Michael Otterbeck, Kyle Erickson, and James Biagini of the 120 Precinct
  • Police Officers Robert Ramirez and Philip Alfano of the 122 Precinct
  • Police Officers Richard Browne and Brad Parascandolo of the 120 Precinct
  • Police Officer Angel Espada of the 122 Precinct

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Bronx Gang Member Pleads Guilty in Fatal Beating of 16-Year-Old Boy: Feds


Bronx Gang Member Pleads Guilty in Fatal Beating of 16-Year-Old Boy: Feds

Anthony Reddick was part of a crew that brutally beat Moises Lora in the Melrose Houses in 2012. 


Bronx Gang Member Pleads Guilty in Fatal Beating of 16-Year-Old Boy: Feds


Bronx Gang Member Pleads Guilty in Fatal Beating of 16-Year-Old Boy: Feds

Anthony Reddick was part of a crew that brutally beat Moises Lora in the Melrose Houses in 2012. 


Hip-Hop Podcaster Indicted for Murder in Irving Plaza Shooting


Hip-Hop Podcaster Indicted for Murder in Irving Plaza Shooting

Taxstone fatally shot the bodyguard of rapper Troy Ave at a T.I. concert, prosecutors said.


Hip-Hop Podcaster Indicted for Murder in Irving Plaza Shooting


Hip-Hop Podcaster Indicted for Murder in Irving Plaza Shooting

Taxstone fatally shot the bodyguard of rapper Troy Ave at a T.I. concert, prosecutors said.


Driver Who Killed Times Square Tourist in Road Rampage Indicted for Murder


Driver Who Killed Times Square Tourist in Road Rampage Indicted for Murder

Richard Rojas, 26, was indicted Thursday on charges including murder, attempted murder and assault.


Driver Who Killed Times Square Tourist in Road Rampage Indicted for Murder


Driver Who Killed Times Square Tourist in Road Rampage Indicted for Murder

Richard Rojas, 26, was indicted Thursday on charges including murder, attempted murder and assault.


Missing Person (Brooklyn)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 83 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:

 It was reported to police that the missing was last seen on Tuesday July 11, 2017, inside of 349 Evergreen Avenue, at approximately 5:00 p.m. The missing is described as a male Hispanic, 5’5″ tall, 140lbs, brown eyes and black hair; last seen wearing a white shirt and blue jeans.

 Missing:

  • Torres, Wilmin
  • 12 year-old male
  • 349 Evergreen Avenue
  • Brooklyn, NY

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video/ photograph in connection to a grand larceny that was reported within confines of the 52 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Monday, May 08, 2017, a 74 years old male victim was notified by his bank of a suspicious activities on his account. Upon further investigation it was determined that the unidentified individual, depicted on the attached photograph, did deposit a duplicated check to be withdrawn from the victim’s account on May 08, 2017 at approximately 4:25 p.m. at 65 Metropolitan Oval, within the confines 43 precinct.

  •  The individual is described as a male black 25 to 30 years old.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny Pattern (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos in regards to a grand larceny pattern that occurred within Brooklyn. Details are as follows:

 Incident 1: (62 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, June 24, 2017  at 9:18 a.m. the individuals entered Rite Aid, located at 8222 18th Avenue, and removed approximately $1,069 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individuals then fled the location in an unknown direction.

 Incident 2: (62 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Thursday, June 1st, 2017  at 4:38 a.m. an individual entered Rite Aid, located at 8222 18th Avenue and removed approximately $1,343 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individuals then fled the location in an unknown direction.

 Incident 3: (68 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017  at 4:08 a.m. an individual entered Walgreen’s, located at 9408 3rd Avenue, and removed approximately $800 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individuals then fled the location in an unknown direction.

 Incident 4: (84 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Monday, June 12, 2017  at 2:24 a.m. the individuals entered Rite Aid, located at 120 Court Street, and removed approximately $4,170 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individuals then fled the location in an unknown direction.

Incident 5: (78 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Monday, June 12, 2017  at 2:50 a.m. the individuals entered Rite Aid, located at 462 5th Avenue and removed approximately $1,462 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individuals then fled the location in an unknown direction.

 Incident 6: ( 61 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, June 14, 2017  at 2:46 a.m. the individuals entered Rite Aid, located at 1720 King Highway and removed approximately $400 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individuals fled the location in a black Nissan Altima.

 Incident 7: ( 68 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, June 14, 2017  at 3:42 a.m. the individuals entered Rite Aid, located at 6900 4th Avenue, and removed approximately $900 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. A store employee attempted to stop the individuals. One of the suspects produced a knife from his pocket and stabbed at the employee and caused a minor laceration to his arm. The individuals fled the location in an unknown direction. The employee refused medical attention.

 Incident 8: (61  Pct) It was reported to the police that on Friday, June 9th, 2017  at 3:52 a.m. the individuals entered Rite Aid, located at 344 Avenue X and removed approximately $133 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individuals then fled the location in an unknown direction.

 Incident 9: (61  Pct) It was reported to the police that on Monday, June 19, 2017  at 2:40 a.m. an individual entered the commercial establishment (Rite Aid) located at 3823 Nostrand Avenue and removed approximately $280.00 USC worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individual fled the location in an unknown direction.

 Incident 10: (62  Pct) It was reported to the police that on Friday, June 23, 2017  at 4:23 a.m. the individuals entered Rite Aid, located at 2532 82nd Street, and removed approximately $1,581 worth of cigarettes from behind the counter. The individuals fled the location in a black Nissan Altima.

  •  Individual #1 is described as a male Black, thin build, 5′ 10″ tall and 145 lbs.
  •  Individual #2 is described as a male Black, thin build, 5′ 8″ tall and 165 lbs.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are kept confidential.

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WANTED: Assault (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual in the attached pictures wanted for questioning in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 109th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at approximately 8:40  a.m. in the vicinity of Main Street and 41st Avenue, a 29-year old female was approached by an individual who slashed the victim on the left side of her face with a box cutter. The victim was removed to Booth Memorial hospital in stable condition. The unidentified individual fled the scene on foot to parts unknown. 

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Black, 5’7″ and 250lbs. He was last seen a green head scarf, green bomber jacket, gray sweat pants and blue sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Queens)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a forcible touching within the confines of the 108 Precinct/Transit District 20.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m. the individual approached the 32 year-old female victim, as she ascended the stairway leading to the 40 Street “7” train subway station, and grabbed her buttocks and thighs.  The individual then fled onto the tracks to parts unknown.  He is described as follows:

  • Male, Hispanic, approximately 25 years-old, approximately 5’4″, approximately 145lbs.
  • He was last seen wearing black pants, a white t-shirt, and black shoes.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Manhattan)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of the 30 Precinct/Transit District 3. Details are as follows:

It has been reported to police that on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m. the individual removed the 24 year-old male victim’s iPhone 7 from his hands while on board a “A” train stopped inside the 145 Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue subway station.  The individual then fled. He is described as follows:

  •  Male, Hispanic, approximately 20 years-old, approximately 5’5″, short hair.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Homicide (Queens)

********************************UPDATE 7/12/17*******************

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to the above homicide within the confines of the  103 Precinct. The individual is described as follows:

Ocasio, Victor

28 year-old male

Male, Hispanic, 28 year-old male, approximately 5’11”, approximately 140lbs.

Photo is attached.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

On Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 3:38 a.m. police responded to a 911 call of female shot in front of 107-07 170 Street within the confines of the 103 Precinct. Upon arrival police determined that a 27-year-old female sustained a gunshot wound to the head. EMS also responded and pronounced the female deceased at the scene. Police also determined that a 28-year-old male sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his back and a 32-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to his right arm. Both males were transported via EMS to Jamaica Hospital, where the 28-year-old male was later pronounced deceased. The 32-year-old male is currently listed in stable condition. There are no arrests at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

The identities of the deceased is as follows:

  • Quattlebaum, Jasmine
  • 27-year-old female
  • Queens, NY
  • Mullings, Herman
  • 28-year-old man
  • Brooklyn, NY

Family Notified.

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Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned by Appeals Court


Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned by Appeals Court

A federal appeals court overturned Silver's 2015 conviction.


Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned by Appeals Court


Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned by Appeals Court

A federal appeals court overturned Silver's 2015 conviction.


Heat Advisory Today – Stay Cool With This Information

There is a heat advisory for New York City today until 6 p.m. Additionally, there is also a Air Quality Health Advisory until 10 p.m. tonight. Get tips below on how to handle the heat.

For information about City services, including the locations and hours of operation for City cooling centers, contact 311 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY: 212-504-4115).

 

HEAT TERMS

Understand heat related terms and conditions [HERE]. 

 

BE READY NEW YORK

Make an emergency plan using Ready NY guides and resources [HERE]. 

 

HELP YOUR NEIGHBORS

Find out ways to assist your community during a heat emergency [HERE].

 

FIND YOUR COOLING CENTER

Find a cooling center near you with the City’s Cooling Center Finder [HERE]. 

 

BE HEALTHY AND SAFE

Get the facts about how heat affects your health [HERE].

 

STAY INFORMED

Sign up for Notify NYC to receive emergency information by email, text message, phone, or Twitter [HERE].

Get more information by visiting NYC.gov/BeatTheHeat.

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Wrongly Convicted Brownsville Man Freed After 21 Years in Prison


Wrongly Convicted Brownsville Man Freed After 21 Years in Prison

Brooklyn prosecutors admitted that Jabbar Washington, 43, should never have gone to prison.


Wrongly Convicted Brownsville Man Freed After 21 Years in Prison


Wrongly Convicted Brownsville Man Freed After 21 Years in Prison

Brooklyn prosecutors admitted that Jabbar Washington, 43, should never have gone to prison.


Pair Who Attacked Couple While Hurling Racial Slurs Released by Judge


Pair Who Attacked Couple While Hurling Racial Slurs Released by Judge

They punched and threatened to "lynch" a man out with his girlfriend in Sheepshead Bay, officials said.


Pair Who Attacked Couple While Hurling Racial Slurs Released by Judge


Pair Who Attacked Couple While Hurling Racial Slurs Released by Judge

They punched and threatened to "lynch" a man out with his girlfriend in Sheepshead Bay, officials said.


WANTED: Criminal Mischief (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to a criminal mischief incident that occurred within the confines of the 70 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Saturday July 8, 2017, at approximately 12:15 a.m. in front of 242 Newkirk Avenue, an individual drew approximately 20 swastikas and wrote “mobundles” on freshly poured concrete. In addition, a second individual removed a camera in front of the location.

  •  The first individual is a male; last seen wearing a hooded sweater, shorts and sneakers.
  •  The second individual is a male; last seen wearing a short sleeved shirt and dark colored pants.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video/ photograph in connection to a grand larceny  within confines of the 121 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Sunday, June 04, 2017, a 21 year-old male victim discovered suspicious activity/transactions within his bank account. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the unidentified individuals depicted in the video used a duplicate card of the victim’s account to make purchases on Friday June 02, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bloomingdale store located at 1000 3rd Avenue confines 19th Precinct.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two individuals in connection to a robbery and assault within the confines of the 44 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at approximately 5:50 p.m.Individual #1 was engaged in a deal to sell an iPhone to the 38 year-old male victim at the corner of East 167 Street and Grand Concourse. Upon finishing the transaction, the victim looked inside the box and noticed there was no phone inside. The victim proceeded to chase Individual #1, at which point Individual #2, whom was waiting nearby, pursued the victim and stabbed him in his chest. EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital in stable condition. Individual #1 is described as follows:

  • Male, Hispanic, approximately 5’6″, approximately 230lbs, wearing a cap.

 There is no description for Individual #2 at this time.

 Video of Individual #1 is attached.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Burglary (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached photographs and video in connection to a burglary within the confines of the 104 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Friday June 9, 2017, at approximately 2:23 a.m. inside of a residential building in the vicinity of Decatur Street and Wyckoff Avenue, the individuals gained entry into the building by forcing open the front door. Once inside, the individuals removed the 30 year-old male victim’s bicycle. The individuals fled the building in an unknown direction.

  •  The first individual is a male, white; last seen wearing a red and white baseball cap, a blue hooded sweater with “NY” on its chest, light blue jeans and dark colored sneakers.
  •  The second individual is a male, black, with a beard; last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, a blue hooded sweater, blue pants, light colored boots and a green backpack.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Investigate DOA (Manhattan)

***Updated 07-11-17 ***

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached sketch. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday July 4, 2017, at approximately 8:23 a.m. the male victim’s body was discovered floating in the East River in the vicinity of East 6 Street and Roosevelt Drive. The victim wore gray sneakers, blue jeans and he had on a black Casio G Shock watch.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

On Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at approximately 8:23 a.m. police responded to a 911 call for a body floating in the water in the vicinity of East 6th Street and FDR Drive in the East river within the confines of the 9th Precinct. Upon arrival, officers observed a male in his 40’s, unconscious and unresponsive in the water and was removed from the rocks near East 6th street and FDR Drive by ESU personnel. EMS responded and pronounced the individual deceased. The New York City Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.

 The identity of the deceased is pending family notification.

 

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Bronx NYPD Officers Arrest Man For Weapons Possession

L to R: PO Ruiz, PO Pisano

Quality of life enforcement by NYPD police officers in the Bronx lead to the recovery of a loaded handgun and other weapons.

On Wednesday June 21, Police Officers Pisano and Ruiz of the 52 Precinct observed two men drinking alcohol near a parked car at Moshulu Parkway and Knox Place. As the officers approached the individuals, they noticed one of the men throw something under the car. After further investigation, the officers recovered a loaded handgun and place the man who threw it under arrest. The vehicle was impounded and additional weapons were found after a subsequent inventory.

Arrested: Male, 45 years old

Charges: Criminal Possession of a Weapon (multiple counts)

A summons was issued to the other man for an open alcoholic container.

Recovered:

  • 9mm Handgun and ammunition
  • Crossbow and bolts
  • Machete
  • Police Scanner
  • Halloween mask

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Remarks By Commissioner O’Neill For Officer Familia’s Funeral

Delivered Remarks of NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill

Funeral Service for Police Officer Miosotis Familia

Good morning everybody.

Barbara [NYPD Chaplain Rev. Dr. Barbara Williams-Harris], I’m not sure if I’m ready to celebrate yet. I have to work on it.

Members of the NYPD Chaplains Unit; Pastor Davidson and the staff and congregation of World Changers Church – I love the name; Mayor de Blasio; Adriana, Gennie, Peter, Delilah; Inspector Phil Rivera and all the men and women of the 4-6 Precinct in the Bronx; law enforcement officers from all across our nation and the world, many of whom traveled great distances to support us in this time of incredible sorrow; and all other friends and family gathered here this morning:

On behalf of the entire New York City Police Department, I extend our most profound condolences.

Police Officer Miosotis Familia was a kind and authentic woman.

One of 10 children raised in Washington Heights before she and her family moved together to the Bronx, she was serious but sharp-witted. And though she was the youngest, her siblings say she was never spoiled.

Miosotis was the glue that held her large family together. She would mediate any dispute, especially among her six feisty sisters. Known as a lovable goof, they playfully called her “La Loca,” or Crazy Girl.

And later, as a mother, she would teach her own children life lessons – like being kind to strangers, blessing others with a smile, and respecting those less fortunate.

I’m told that Valentine’s Day was her favorite holiday. She’d really go overboard with the hearts and the decorations in their Kingsbridge apartment, just so the kids could see all the love that was theirs.

Like every New Yorker, Miosotis just wanted to do her job, work hard, live without fear, improve her life, and the lives of 86-year-old mother, her two daughters, and her son.

But she also wanted to do something else: She wanted to improve the lives of other families, as well. When she made that decision 12 years ago to become an NYPD cop – a Bronx cop – she epitomized why many people choose to become police officers.

Gennie, Peter, Delilah: I can talk forever about the great things – the fantastic things that police officers do every single day for millions of people – but nothing I can say will bring your mom back. I’m sorry for that.

But I can make you this promise: Your mom didn’t die in vain. Your mom’s legacy will never fade from importance or memory.

Your mom made it her mission to make your home – New York City – a better and safer place for everyone. And I vow to you we will continue to find our way forward in her honor. Because that’s what cops do.

Cops are regular people who believe in the possibility of making this a safer world. It’s why we do what we do. It’s why we run toward, when others run away.

Your mom believed in the possibility of being part of something larger than herself. She accepted the vast responsibility that came with her decision, knowing that it would be challenging, recognizing that someone has to do this job, and believing she was willing and able to fill that role. And she was right.

Miosotis wanted other people to know her, to work with her, and to help her make this a better city for all of us.

Everything our government stands for – freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear – everything starts with public safety. Miosotis knew this, and she wanted all of us to play our part.

That is why violence against the police and what we represent is a dishonor to civilized society. We should be outraged that any single person had so little regard for your right to public safety.

On the night our nation celebrated its independence, the coward who committed this atrocity did not walk down the street after midnight and shoot just anybody.

He shot a cop.

Mental illness and medication may have played a part – I don’t know. What is certain, however, is that he hated the police. He saw us as the “bad guys” because countless times he heard it in conversation, saw it on television, read it in the newspapers. Combine that toxic blend with his special brand of evil, and you get … this funeral.

Hate has consequences. When we demonize a whole group of people – whether that group is defined by race, by religion, or by occupation – this is the result. I don’t know how else to say it: This was an act of hate, in this case, against police officers – the very people who stepped forward and made a promise to protect you, day and night.

This amazing woman, this mother, this daughter, this sister, this friend, this New York City police officer, was assassinated solely because of what she represented and for the responsibility she embraced.

All her killer could see was a uniform, even though Miosotis was so much more. He blamed the police for his own terrible choices in life. And for the way he emerged after our society agreed he should go away to prison for a while.

As a city, and as a country, I don’t believe we’re in the same place we were at the end of 2014, when Detectives Rafael Ramos and WenJian Liu were assassinated under similar circumstances in Brooklyn. We are on firmer ground now, with police and communities working more effectively together.

But in mid-2017, there unquestionably is a creeping apathy among the public about the work and role of its dedicated police officers. I think of it this way: You don’t really notice the lights are on … until they go out. If we do wrong, we are vilified. If we do right, we are ignored.

There is little attention paid to positive changes in policing, in general, and in this police department, in particular, no matter how effective they may be.

But the manner in which Miosotis was killed should remind everybody that the civility of our society balances on a knife’s edge. And the 36,000 uniformed members of the NYPD are just regular people who made a selfless decision to help maintain that balance.

There is nothing more human than a 48-year-old mother of three, living in the Bronx, who decided to swear an oath, put on a uniform, and live a life with meaning. Fighting crime and keeping people safe is not a responsibility that the police take lightly, and neither should the public.

While crime continues to go down, year after year, that provides little comfort when the fabric of our society, the blanket of public safety we provide, is torn by a senseless, direct assault on one of our protectors.

Here are the numbers we don’t talk about nearly enough:

Since our start in 1845, more than 840 New York City police officers have died in the line of duty. Miosotis is our seventh cop to be shot and killed in just the last five years. And she’s our third female officer ever to be murdered on the job.

Across our nation, 135 police officers were killed in the line of duty last year, the sharpest spike in the last five years. And just yesterday, New York State Trooper Joel Davis was killed in the line of duty while responding to a radio run of a domestic dispute in upstate New York.

Each of these murdered officers has one thing in common: They lost their lives while protecting the lives of others. Some people say: “Well, that’s what cops signed up for, right? That’s their job.”

Let me tell you something: Regular people sign up to be cops. They sign up for this job of protecting strangers, knowing there are inherent risks. But not one of us ever agreed to be murdered in an act of indefensible hate. Not one of us signed up to never return to our family or loved ones.

So, where are the demonstrations for this single mom, who cared for her elderly mother and her own three children? There is anger and sorrow, but why is there no outrage? Because Miosotis was wearing a uniform? Because it was her job?

I simply DO NOT accept that.

Miosotis was targeted, ambushed, and assassinated. She wasn’t given a chance to defend herself. That should matter to every single person who can hear my voice, in New York City and beyond.

We know there’s evil in this world. That’s why we need the police. But as New Yorkers, we can decide that people like Miosotis’ killer will ultimately fail. He will not drive us apart. We can decide to come together and make our city reflect the good inside all of us, the hopes and simple dreams we share.

I’m asking the public to make a commitment to support your police, to work with us. Commit to watching the backs of those you call when you’re scared, those you call when you’re in trouble.

NYPD cops answer about four-and-a-half million radio runs a year, and are flagged down countless other times. And for good or bad, only a tiny handful of our actions make the news. That tiny handful – some when things go right, others when things go wrong – because that’s what sells newspapers – those are the ones that define us. And the millions – literally millions – of our other actions go unnoticed.

But we don’t turn away from criticism, because we know it comes hand-in-hand with the possibility of making the safest big city in America even safer. We know you need us. And we need you. We want all our neighborhoods to be safer places for our children, for our elderly, for ourselves.

But without peace and safety, we have nothing. It’s a shared responsibility. You must participate. You must not retreat.

It seems that we put all our societal failures on our police to solve. If there’s not enough drug addiction funding, many say it’s the police who should change their tactics. If there’s not enough money for mental health, many say it’s the cops who need to alter what they’re doing out on the streets. If our society hasn’t adequately invested in schools, the cops need to figure that out.

We tell our police: “You’re the counselor, you’re the parent, you’re the social worker, you’re the referee.” But policing was never intended to solve all those problems.

It’s our obligation to continually drive down crime and keep people safe. That’s what Miosotis vowed to do. And that’s the work we vow to continue in her stead.

What we are left with are the memories, moments shared, lives touched, friendships forged. There is no making sense of what is truly senseless. There is no explaining the unexplainable. Words do not do it justice. We cannot fix the hurt. We have to put that in the hands of a higher power. And the higher power I’m talking about is you.

We need the public to take a more-active role in our city’s safety. I’m asking you to connect with your police. Listen to my words: Your police. We are yours. We’re here to help. We’re here to make things better. But we need your assistance. We need it now, more than ever. Because no one knows what’s going on on a street, or a block, better than those who live and work there every day.

That’s how your neighborhoods will keep getting better. And that’s how we’re going to continue to keep driving crime down and keep everybody safe. And that’s how we’ll find our way forward, together. That’s Miosotis’ legacy.

The pain we feel today will not soon pass, but we know she did not die in vain. Our anger can be transformed into effective change. Our sorrow can make us a better society. We may not ever match the sacrifice made by Miosotis, but surely we can try to match her sense of service. If we cannot match her courage, we can strive to match her devotion.

In the last few days – the 4-6 Precinct, Police Plaza, all across New York – we’ve received many, many messages of hope and support. They tell us that people around the nation and around the world love the police very much, and mourn with us. They tell us they need us, and that they are proud of us.

I, too, couldn’t be more proud of our cops.

To the men and women of the NYPD who bravely put on that uniform every day – and they do, it takes courage – and to all those who have come before us: Thank you for your dedication, your leadership, and your powerful example.

And I also couldn’t be more proud of – and thankful for – Miosotis, whom I promote today to Detective-First Grade. Please rise and applaud her life and service.

To Gennie, Peter, and Delilah: Here we are, today, literally surrounded by a sea of blue as far as the eye can see outside this building. And know this: Our family will always be with yours. We don’t ever forget. We will always be here for you and this city.

And to all the members of the NYPD: Do not ever forget why you chose to become a police officer. Be proud of who you are and what you do. Always remember that Miosotis lived to protect all New Yorkers, and her legacy protects us still.

We pray that she now finds rest, and that her beloved family finds solace and peace and the strength to live the lives their mother fought to give them.

God bless Miosotis. God bless her family. God bless every member of the New York City Police Department, who will forever carry on her most important work.

Thank you.

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Man Facing Death Penalty in Fatal Shooting of Bronx Mom, Feds Say


Man Facing Death Penalty in Fatal Shooting of Bronx Mom, Feds Say

Stiven Siri-Reynoso was charged with aiding in the fatal shooting of Jessica White in 2016. 


SILVER ALERT: Missing Person (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following missing male who resides within the confines of the 60 Precinct. Details are as follows:

Missing:

  • Kruglyak, Victor
  • 82-year-old male white
  • 417 Brightwater Court
  • Brooklyn, NY

 It was reported to the police that Victor Kruglyak was last seen Monday, July 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of Corbin Place and Oriental Boulevard. He is described as being approximately 5’4″ tall, weighing 150 lbs., with a medium build and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a yellow t-shirt, brown shorts and a blue baseball cap.

Anyone with information in regards to the missing person is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery Pattern (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individuals in the attached photographs, who are wanted in connection to several robberies that occurred within the confines of the 94, 90 and 77 Precincts. The photographs of the individuals were gathered from the third incident within the 94th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1 (77 pct): It was reported to police that on Tuesday May 30, 2017, at approximately 3:26 p.m. in the vicinity of St. Marks Avenue and Albany Avenue, three individuals approached the 15 year-old male victim and demanded his property. When the victim refused, the individuals told him they had a gun. The victim gave them his cell phone and his sweater. 

 Incident #2 (77 pct): It was reported to police that on Thursday June 1, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m. inside of St. John’s Recreation Center (Schenectady Avenue and Troy Avenue), two individuals approached the 23 year-old male victim, displayed a handgun and demanded his property. The victim gave them his cell phone. 

 Incident #3 (94 pct): It was reported to police that on Saturday June 10, 2017, at approximately 12:50 a.m. in the vicinity of Roebling Street and North 10 Street, two individuals approached the three male victims (two 17 year-olds and an 18 year-old), displayed a handgun and demanded their property. The victims complied and the individuals fled the location in a dark colored sedan with the victims’ cell phones, debit cards and approximately $110 in cash.  Later that morning, at approximately 0350 hours, inside of 700 Fulton Street (Genuine Deli), the three pictured individuals used one of the victims’ credit cards to purchase $22 worth of merchandise.

Incident #4 (90 pct): It was reported to police that on Saturday June 10, 2017, at approximately 2:00 a.m. in front of 60 North 1 Street, two individuals approached the 24 year-old male victim, displayed a handgun and demanded his property. The victim complied and gave the individuals his cell phone and $200 in cash. The individuals fled the location in a silver colored sedan.

Incident #5 (77 pct): It was reported to police that on Saturday June 10, 2017, at approximately 2:40 a.m. in the vicinity of Classon Avenue and Dean Street, two individuals approached the two 25 year-old victims, a male and a female, displayed a handgun and demanded their property. The victims complied and gave the individuals 2 credit cards and $25 in cash. The victims’ credit cards were used to purchase merchandise at a McDonalds Restaurant (840 Atlantic Avenue) later that morning.

  •  The first individual is described as a male, black, 15 to 22 years old; last seen wearing a black hooded sweater with white writing on its chest.
  •  The second individual is described as a light skinned male, 15 to 22 year-old; last seen wearing a gray and black hooded sweater, red sweatpants and a black and yellow baseball cap.
  •  The third individual is described as a male, black, 15 to 22 years old; last seen wearing a gray t-shirt.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Homicide (Bronx)

**********************UPDATE 7/10/17*******************

 The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a homicide within the confines of the 47 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 On Friday, July 7, 2017 at approximately 10:16 p.m. the individual displayed a firearm in front of 3565 Boston Road and discharged it striking a 20 year-old male in the neck and a 30 year-old male in his thigh.  EMS responded and transported both victims to Jacobi Hospital where the 20 year-old male was pronounced DOA.   The individual is described as follows:

  •  Male, light brown skin, 5’8″ to 5’9″, wearing a dark hoody, blue jeans, and dark colored sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

On July 7, 2017 at 10:16 p.m. police responded to a report of an assault at Tiemann Avenue and Boston Road, within the confines of the 47 Precinct.  upon arrival officers discovered an unidentified male who was unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the neck and torso as well as a 29 year-old male with a gunshot wound to the buttocks.  EMS responded and pronounced the unidentified male deceased at the scene and removed the 29 year-old victim to Jacobi Hospital.  There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

 ***Update Saturday, July 8, 2017***

 The deceased has been identified as:

  •  Womack, Armani
  • 20-year-old male
  • Bronx, NY

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WANTED: Assault (Manhattan)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following person of interest wanted for questioning in connection to an assault within the confines of the 23 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 On Saturday, July 8, 2017 at approximately 9:05 p.m. an individual approached the 70 year-old male victim and 69 year-old female victim in the vicinity of East 112 Street and Park Avenue. The individual proceeded to punch the 70 year-old male in his mouth and stomach and punch the 69 year-old female in her face and head.  EMS responded and transported both to an area hospital. The person of interest is described as follows:

  • Male, black, approximately 6’2″, in his 30’s, slim build. He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 109 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday June 5, 2017, at approximately 12:33 a.m. in the vicinity of Colden Street and Franklin Avenue, two males approached the two female victims, a 45 and 46 year-old, and pushed them to the ground as one of the males displayed a handgun. The two individuals then removed the victims’ purses and fled the location in a minivan, southbound on Colden Avenue. Among the items inside the victims’ purses were a cell phone, jewelry, bank cards and approximately $850 in cash. Later that morning, at approximately 0800 hours, inside of USA Food Mart located at 284 West Centennial Avenue in Roosevelt, New York, the pictured individual used one of the victims’ bank cards to purchase $50 worth of merchandise.

  •  The individual inside of the USA Food Mart (photos attached) is a male, black, with a large necklace and glasses; last seen wearing a green shirt and beige pants.

 The two individuals involved in the armed robbery were described as males who wore dark colored hooded sweaters.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Man Facing Death Penalty in Fatal Shooting of Bronx Mom, Feds Say


Man Facing Death Penalty in Fatal Shooting of Bronx Mom, Feds Say

Stiven Siri-Reynoso was charged with aiding in the fatal shooting of Jessica White in 2016. 


Man Chose 'Manhattan Lifestyle' Over Staten Island Wife, Suit Claims


Man Chose 'Manhattan Lifestyle' Over Staten Island Wife, Suit Claims

The couple was earlier featured on Style Network's "Whose Wedding is it Anyway?"


Man Chooses 'Manhattan Lifestyle' Over Staten Island Wife, Suit Claims


Man Chooses 'Manhattan Lifestyle' Over Staten Island Wife, Suit Claims

The couple was earlier featured on Style Network's "Whose Wedding is it Anyway?"


WANTED: Grand Larceny Pattern (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos in regards to a grand larceny pattern that occurred within the confines of the 13,17,and 19 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident 1: (13 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 9:18 p.m. the individuals entered the Duane Reade located at 125 3 Avenue and removed approximately $1,264 worth of electronic toothbrushes from the shelf. The individuals fled the location in an unknown direction.

Incident 2: (19 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 5:07 p.m. the individuals entered the Duane Reade located at 1091 Lexington Avenue and removed approximately $1,210 worth of electronic toothbrushes from the shelf. The individuals fled the location in an unknown direction.

Incident 3: (19 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 5:20 p.m. the individuals entered the Duane Reade located at 1352 1 Avenue and removed approximately $3030 worth of toothbrushes from the shelf. The individuals fled the location in an unknown direction.

 Incident 4: (17 Pct) It was reported to the police that on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 9:27 p.m. the individuals entered the Duane Reade located at 155 East 34 Street and removed approximately $160 worth of electronic toothbrushes from the shelf. The individuals fled the location in an unknown direction.

  • The individuals are approximately 4-6 male, blacks, approximately 15-19 years of age.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Assault (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 90 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 3:15 a.m. the victim, a 41-year old male was in the vicinity of 210 Roebling Street, when he engaged in a dispute with one of three individuals. As the victim turned to leave the area, one of the individuals used an unknown object to slash the back of the neck, left shoulder and lip. The victim was taken to Bellevue hospital for his injuries and the individuals fled the location in an unknown direction.

  •  Individual 1: male, black, approximately 25-30 years of age, dark complexion, last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and black sneakers.
  •  Individual 2: female, Hispanic, approximately 25-30 years of age, light complexion, last seen wearing a striped shirt, blue jeans and dark sneakers.
  •  Individual 3: female, Hispanic, approximately 25-30 years of age, light complexion, last seen wearing a blue shirt and dark pants.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Burglary (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos in regards to a burglary that occurred within the confines of the 90 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Thursday, June 22,2017 at 5:10 a.m. the individuals entered Levy’s Delicious Food bakery, located at 911 Driggs Avenue, using an unknown object to break the side window. Once inside the individuals removed approximately $9,000 from the cash register. The individuals fled the location eastbound on South 9 Street.

  • The individuals are three male, blacks, approximately 19-25 years of age, last seen wearing gray hoodies and gray sweatpants.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 44 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 5:20 a.m. the individual followed the victim, a 44-year old female into the vestibule of a residential building in the vicinity of Ogden Avenue. Once inside the courtyard the individual grabbed the victim’s purse, pushed her to the ground and dragged her across the floor causing the victim to sustain a minor cut to her elbow and ankle. The individual fled the location southbound on Ogden Avenue. The victim was treated by EMS for her injuries. 

The individual is a:

  •  Male, Hispanic, approximately 18-35 years of age, dark hair, dark goatee, medium build, medium complexion, last seen wearing a dark shirt, dark jeans and black and white  sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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Missing Person (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of a person reported missing on Saturday, July 8, 2017 within the confines of the 102 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Missing:

  • Yin, Xue
  • 74-year-old male
  • 84-30 88 Street
  • Queens, NY

 It was reported to police that Xue Yin was last seen on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 5:00 a.m. leaving his residence to go on his daily walk. He has not been seen since. He is 5’0″ tall, 191 pounds with a thin build. He was possibly wearing a red baseball hat, a love sleeve gray shirt, dark pants and white sneakers. He only speaks Cantonese.

 Anyone with information in regards to the missing is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Burglary (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video wanted for questioning in regards to a burglary that occurred within the confines of the 109th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 12:05 a.m. an unidentified individual climbed through an unlocked window at the New York Internal Medicine doctor’s office, located at 17-52 Francis Lewis Boulevard. The individual remained inside of the location for approximately thirty minutes and removed $250 cash from an office drawer before fleeing to parts unknown.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Black approximately 5’11” tall, 180 pounds, with a slim build, short cut hair and facial hair. He has tattoos on his chest and on his left hand. He was last seen wearing a baseball hat, glasses, a short sleeve button down shirt, pants and carrying a book bag.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Homicide (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to a homicide that occurred within the confines of the 26 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 5:34 a.m. police officers responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress in the vicinity of West 131 Street and Amsterdam Avenue within the confines of the 26th Precinct. Upon arrival, in front of 1477 Amsterdam Avenue, officers discovered a 25-year old male with a gunshot wound to the head and a 28-year-old male who sustained a graze wound to his face. EMS responded and transported the 25-year-old male to St. Luke’s Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The 28-year-old male refused medical attention at the scene. There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Deceased:

  • Walcott, Andrew
  • 25-year old, male
  • New York, NY

 The family has been notified.

 The individual is a:

  •  Male, black, dark complexion, 5’10”, 150 lbs., black hair, brown eyes, last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black shorts, and blue Croc style slippers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 13 Precinct/Transit District 4. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday July 6, 2017, at approximately 4:26 p.m. aboard a southbound “6” train at the 14 St/Union Square station, the individual grabbed the 75 year-old female victim’s purse from the floor and attempted to run off the train. When the victim tried to prevent the individual from taking her bag, the individual pushed her down to the floor. The individual then fled off the train. Among the items inside the purse were the victim’s cell phone, bank cards and approximately $100 in cash.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Female black; last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, blue jeans and white sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Funeral Information for NYPD Police Officer Miosotis Familia

Viewing Service

  • Monday, July 10, 2017
  • World Changers Church
    • 2417 Grand Concourse
    • Bronx, NY 10468
  • 1400 – 1600 hours
  • 1900 – 2100 hours

Funeral  Service

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017
  • World Changers Church
    • 2417 Grand Concourse
    • Bronx, NY 10468
  • 1000 hours

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High-Powered Revolver Recovered in Queens

 

“Getting a high powered weapon like this off of the streets is a great success. Focused deployment in crime prone areas leads to arrests like this,” said Captain Brian Bohannon, Commanding Officer of the 106 Precinct.

Members of the 106 Precinct Anti-crime Team were on patrol at 135 Street and Rockaway Boulevard when they pulled over a car for a traffic infraction. The Police Officers approached the vehicle and ordered the occupants out of the car after the driver was found to have a suspended license. Additionally, one of the passengers had an open warrant. A subsequent investigation lead to the recovery of a .45 cal revolver capable of firing .410 cal shotgun cartridges.

Arrested:

  • Female, 32 years old
  • Female, 32 year old
  • Male, 21 years old

Charges: Criminal Possession of a Weapon

Recovered: .45 cal Taurus revolver

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Assault Rife and Over 200 Rounds of Ammunition Recovered

“We recovered an AR-15 Assault Rifle, two handguns and eight loaded magazines- it was a lot of firepower for one guy to have in his car,” said Police Officer Lindquist.

“It was good to get it all off the streets.”

On Sunday June 25, Police Officers assigned to the 52 Precinct’s Anti-crime Team stopped a car at 211 Street and Wayne Avenue for a traffic infraction. They observed the driver in possession of a collapsible baton so they ordered him out of the vehicle. Subsequent investigation resulted in the seizure of three firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

Arrested: Male 42

Charges: Criminal Possession of a Weapon (multiple counts)

Recovered:

  • AR-15 Assault Rifle
  • Glock 19 9mm handgun
  • Sig Sauer 1911 handgun
  • Eight loaded magazines
  • Approximately 200 rounds of assorted ammunition

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Police Officer’s Training and Empathy Help Distressed Woman

L to R: PO Hernandez, PO Buckley, Lt. Gagliardi, PO Sommer

“I became a police officer to help people and I’ve learned that to help people, sometimes you have to listen and show you care,” said Police Officer Rudolph Sommer.

“Everyone’s life has a story and sometimes people need to have their story heard.”

On Friday June 30, police officers from the 19 Precinct responded to Gracie Square Hospital to assist a distressed person in the waiting room. They observed a 37-year-old woman holding two large knives pressed to her throat.

By maintaining their emotional and situational control, the officers immediately attempted to establish a dialogue with her. The officers slowed the situation down by utilizing crisis communication skills including active listening in order to de-escalate the tense situation. Their patience and training paid off when the lady became more calm and dropped the knives to the floor. The woman was then removed to New York Cornell Hospital for evaluation.

Read more on how the NYPD is emphasizing crisis communication skills, emotional control, and team tactics to resolve crisis incidents with their Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training [HERE]. 

 

If you are having thoughts of suicide, help is available. You have options and you are not alone. You can call the Life Line at 1-800-273-8255 or 911 for an emergency. You can also text “Talk” to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741. 

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Weekend Traffic Advisory

The NYPD announces street closures for Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

8TH AVENUE SUMMER FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1000 x 1800
Location:
8th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS POSITIVELY 8TH STREET
Manhattan: 1200 x 1800
Location:
West 8th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS WORLDWIDE WOODSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD FESTIVAL
Queens: 1200 x 1600
Locations:
Woodside Avenue between 60th Street and 62nd Street
61st Street between Woodside Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS BELMONT
Bronx: 1100 x 2000
Location:
East 186th Street between Arthur Avenue and Hughes Avenue
Closure: Same as location

Sunday, July 09, 2017

DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE
Manhattan: 1100 x 1600
Formation:
16th Street between 5th Avenue and Union Square West
17th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
Union Square West between 17th Street and 14th Street
Route:
5th Avenue between 26th Street and 24th Street (Eastern Lanes Only)
Broadway between 24th Street and 17th Street
Dispersal:
24th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue
25th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue
26th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
27th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
Madison Avenue between 23rd Street and 27th Street
Festival:
Madison Avenue between 24th Street and 27th Street
26th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
25th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
Closure: Same as location

LATINOS UNIDOS DE NY PARADE AND FESTIVAL
Brooklyn: 1330 x 1530
Formation:
Graham Avenue between Metropolitan Avenue and Devoe Street
Route:
Graham Avenue between Devoe Street and Debevoise Street
Dispersal:
Graham Avenue between Debevoise Street and Broadway
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS BELMONT WEEKEND WALKS
Bronx: 1100 x 1600
Location:
Crescent Avenue between Arthur Avenue and East 187th Street
Closure: Same as location

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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following three individuals in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 52 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Monday, June 26, 2017 at approximately 4:50 a.m. the individuals approached the 21 year-old male victim while he was onboard a northbound “4” train entering the East 183 Street subway station.  Individual #1 proceeded to choke the victim while Individual #2 and #3 removed his property.  The individuals removed the victim’s galaxy cellphone, a wallet containing multiple credit cards, two rings, and a watch. One of the individuals also attempted to use at least one of the victim’s credit cards. They are described as follows:

  • Individual #1: Male, heavy set, 18 to 22 years-old.
  • Individual #2: Male, Hispanic, dyed blond/orange hair, 18 to 22 years-old.
  • Individual #3: Male, Hispanic, 18 to 22 years-old.

 Video is attached.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 

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WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 108th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10:20 p.m. a 40-year-old male victim was riding his bicycle to work through the underpass in the vicinity of 47th Avenue and 67th Street, when one of three individuals approached him from behind, grabbed him off his bike, and put him a chokehold. The individuals removed his cellphone and bag containing his personal items. The individuals fled to parts unknown and the victim refused medical attention.

  •  The individuals are male, Hispanics, approximately 20-30 years of age.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Arson (Brooklyn)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to an arson within the confines of the 71 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It has been reported to police that on Monday, June 26, 2017 at approximately 12:00 a.m. the individual approached a school bus with Jewish symbols and lit it on fire causing damage. The individual then fled on foot on Troy Avenue towards East New York Avenue. The person of interest is described as follows:

 Male, black, last seen wearing a white short sleeved t-shirt with writing on the front, black pants, a black baseball hat (worn backwards).

 Video is attached.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

 ******************Updated on 7-6-17 **************

 Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, a new video has been obtained with regards to the above incident. 

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential. 

********************7/6/17**********************

 The correct time of the incident is approximately 0005 hours on June 26, 2017.

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WANTED: Assault (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video wanted for questioning in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 13th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday, June 26, 2017 at approximately 4:00 p.m. in the vicinity of West 27th Street and Avenue of the Americas, an unidentified male approached a 44-year-old male victim, punched him multiple times while making anti-gay statements. The individual fled the location to parts unknown. The victim sustained abrasions to his face and was treated at the scene. NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident.

The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Black or a male Hispanic who was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, red t-shirt, dark colored jeans, white sneakers, and a dark colored back pack. He was last seen walking with a bicycle by his side.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Criminal Mischief (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph and video in connection to a criminal mischief that occurred within the confines of the 121 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Monday July 03, 2017, at approximately 10:35 p.m. at Felton Street between Caswell Lane and Lambert lane, an unidentified individual cause damage to vehicles parked at the location. Upon further investigation, a surveillance video was retrieved from the area depicting an unidentified female was scratching vehicles, as well as puncturing the tires with unknown object.

  •  She is described as a light skin female, approximately 35 to 40 years of age and was wearing a t-shirt, shorts and sandals.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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Man Gets Life Sentence for Killing Girlfriend, Daughter He Called 'Witches'


Man Gets Life Sentence for Killing Girlfriend, Daughter He Called 'Witches'

Carlos Alberto Amarillo murdered the women in East Elmhurst with a hammer in 2014. 


Man Gets Life Sentence for Killing Girlfriend, Daughter He Called 'Witches'


Man Gets Life Sentence for Killing Girlfriend, Daughter He Called 'Witches'

Carlos Alberto Amarillo murdered the women in East Elmhurst with a hammer in 2014. 


524 New Police Recruits Sworn Into the NYPD

Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill presided over a hiring ceremony today at the NYPD Police Academy for 524 new police recruits. The new hires took the oath of office and swore to lawfully protect and serve the people of New York City.

Over the next six months, the recruits will undergo intense training focused on neighborhood policing, de-escalation, communication skills, penal law and safety tactics. They will have access to the latest technology, education, and tactical knowledge to enhance their ability to protect all New Yorkers. With the increased threat of terrorism, the Police Academy also provides new recruits with active-shooter training and anti-terror tactics.

In the wake of yesterday’s assassination of Police Officer Miosotis Familia, Police Commissioner O’Neill recognized the dangers of police work and the uncertainty that comes with being a cop:

“You’ll have days when your pride in this department and in yourselves and in your colleagues will lift you up like nothing else. But you’ll also have truly terrible days, days like we had yesterday when pain and grief push you down to a point where you’re not sure if you can get back up.”

But Police Commissioner O’Neill emphasized the strength of our NYPD family and our dedication to keeping people safe:

“But you will get back up. You’ll get back up because the work of Police Officer Miosotis Familia is not finished. You’ll get back up because it’s our job to finish it.”

Of the over 500 recruits, 85 were former city service workers and 39 have served in U.S. military organizations. Members of this class come from 38 different countries and speak 19 different languages.

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WANTED: Assault (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual in the attached picture and video wanted for questioning in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at approximately 8:00 p.m. in the vicinity of East 194th Street and Marion Avenue, a 73-year-old female victim fell to the ground and broke her leg during a physical altercation between an unidentified individual and the victim’s 36-year-old son. The victim was removed to St. Barnabas hospital in stable condition. The individual fled the scene on foot to parts unknown. 

 Individual:

  • Male Hispanic, heavy set, last seen wearing dark hat, white T-shirt, red shorts and sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Burglary (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photographs in connection to a burglary within the confines of the 19 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11:10 p.m. an unidentified individual did enter 530 East 74 Street through a gap in  the fence. Once inside the location, the individual did remove eight Dell laptops and four Apple laptops total value of 15, 300, then departed to unknown direction.

He is described as:

  • male white, unknown age, approximately 5’9″, 150lbs, and was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and a construction hat.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Burglary (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photographs in connection to a burglary within the confines of the 19 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11:10 p.m. an unidentified individual did enter 530 East 74 Street through a gap in  the fence. Once inside the location, the individual did remove eight Dell laptops and four Apple laptops total value of 15, 300, then departed to unknown direction.

He is described as:

  • male white, unknown age, approximately 5’9″, 150lbs, and was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and a construction hat.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 122 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Friday June 30, 2017, at approximately 1:50 a.m. inside of 1244 Richmond Road (Giani Food Mart), the individual approached the 27 year-old male employee, displayed a knife and demanded money from the cash register. The employee complied and opened the register. The individual removed an undetermined amount of money and fled the store northbound on Richmond Road on a black bicycle.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male white, with light brown hair, in his 20s, with sunglasses; last seen wearing a black hooded sweater and black pants.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Aggravated Harassment (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video in connection to an aggravated harassment incident that occurred within the confines of the 77 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. an unidentified individual entered the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph located at 856 Pacific Street and approached the victim, a 49-year-old female victim, who was praying inside the vestibule. The individual stated to the victim, “I don’t believe in this because you don’t help poor people.” The victim became fearful and attempted to ignore the individual, who then requested her to repeat what he had just said. When she repeated what he had said, the individual stated “I will kill you.” The victim then ran away from the individual and yelled for help. The individual fled the location on foot heading westbound on Pacific Street. The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.

  •  The individual is described as a male Black, approximately 6’2″, 200 pounds with a medium complexion and a bald head. He was last seen shirtless and wearing khaki shorts.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Strangulation (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a strangulation incident that occurred within the confines of the 109 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Thursday June 22, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m. inside of 136-31 41 Avenue (Time Internet Café), the individual refused to pay for his use of the facilities. When the 19 year-old male employee insisted he pay, the individual punched him in the face, knocked him down to the ground and choked him. The individual then fled the location in an unknown direction. The victim suffered bruising and lacerations to his face and neck; he was treated at the scene.

The individual is described as a:

  • Male Asian, in his 20s; last seen wearing a blue button down shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Hobby Lobby Settles Federal Iraqi Antiquities Smuggling Case for $3M


Hobby Lobby Settles Federal Iraqi Antiquities Smuggling Case for $3M

The craft store agreed to change its ways when it imported ancient artifacts.


Serial Gunpoint Robber to Spend 31 Years Behind Bars


Serial Gunpoint Robber to Spend 31 Years Behind Bars

Justin Farrow held up four women in just over a week in Windsor Terrace and Kensington, officials said.


Serial Gunpoint Robber to Spend 31 Years Behind Bars


Serial Gunpoint Robber to Spend 31 Years Behind Bars

Justin Farrow held up four women in just over a week in Windsor Terrace and Kensington, officials said.


WANTED: Homicide (Brooklyn)

************Updated on 6-29-17**********

Pursuant to the ongoing investigation with regards to the above homicide, the New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the following individual wanted for questioning pertaining to this incident:

Wanted:

  • Key, Tyaisha
  • 27-year-old female Black,
  • 5’5″ , 140lbs

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m. police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 2069 Union Street (Union-Sutter Houses) within the confines of the 73 Precinct (PSA#2). Upon arrival, officers observed a 29-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the chest. EMS responded to the location and transported the male to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

 The deceased has been identified as:

  • Reddick, Leonard
  • 29-year-old male
  • Brooklyn, NY

 Family notified.

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WANTED: Attempted Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to an attempted robbery that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct/Transit District 11. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Monday July 3, 2017, at approximately 11:14 a.m. inside of the East 149 Street/Grand Concourse subway station, the individual followed the 51 year-old female victim off a southbound “5” train and demanded her cell phone. When the victim refused to hand over her phone, the individual punched her in the body and arms and twisted her fingers. The victim fought off the individual retained possession of her cell phone. The individual then fled the location in an unknown direction. The victim was removed to Lincoln Hospital in fair condition.

The individual is described as a:

  •  Male black, 30 to 40 years old, 6’0″, 190lbs, with facial hair;

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Black shirt, black shorts, white sneakers, a black baseball cap and he carried a brown knapsack.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Homicide (Bronx)

*****Updated 07-03-17 *****

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a homicide that occurred within the confines of the 44 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Thursday June 29, 2017, at approximately 12:39 p.m. inside of 1224 Morris Avenue, three individuals followed the 22 year-old male victim into the location and punched and stabbed him numerous times about the body. The victim was removed to Lincoln Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The three individuals fled northbound on Morris Avenue inside of a white Infinity sedan.

  •  The first individual (pictured) is a male, black, 5’9″ to 5’10”, slim build, with hair in cornrows; last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and white sandals.
  •  The second individual is a male, black, heavy set; last seen wearing a white shirt.
  •  The third individual is a male, black; last seen wearing a grey shirt and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

On Thursday, June 29, 2017 at approximately 1239 hours, police responded to a male assaulted at the east 168 Street and Morris Avenue within the confines of the 44 Precinct. Upon arrival, police observed a 22-year-old male with stab wounds to the torso. EMS responded and transported the male to Lincoln Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.  The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification.

 

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WANTED: Robbery Pattern (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to a robbery pattern that occurred within the confines of the 109 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1: It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 5:10 a.m. the 38-year-old male victim was walking to his parked vehicle when he was approached by a group of five males, in front of 132-18 41 Avenue. The group of males forcibly grabbed the victim, holding down his arms, and went through his pockets. The males removed an amount of cash from his back right pocket and fled the location. The victim sustained pain to his torso as a result of the incident and was treated at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Incident #2: It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at approximately 5:50 a.m. the 62-year-old male victim was sitting at a table inside of a McDonalds located at 30-01 Stratton Street when an unknown male grabbed the victim’s unattended cellphone on the table. The victim exited the location and chased after the male, but the victim was then approached by four other males who claimed they would help him retrieve his phone. The males then told the victim he would have to pay to get the phone back. When the victim refused to pay one of the males struck the victim in the head with an unknown object. The males attempted to remove the victim’s wallet and then fled the scene. The victim sustained a fracture to his right eye socket and was treated at Flushing Hospital Medical Center.

 Pursuant to an ongoing investigation following Incident #2, police apprehended one of the five individuals involved in both incidents.

The individual has been identified as 16-year-old Darnell Williams of 137-17 234 Street, Queens, NY, who was charged with Robbery and Assault.

The four unapprehended individuals are described as male, Black, approximately 18-25 years of age. Surveillance video attached depicts the one male stealing the phone during Incident #2 and the other males outside the location following that incident. (The last male wearing the red shirt who appears in the video is the male who was apprehended.)

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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Missing Person (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance ascertaining the whereabouts of a female reported missing on Monday, July 3, 2017 from within the confines of the 120th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Missing:

  • Angel, Jennie
  • 83-year-old, female
  • 11 Tyler Avenue
  • Staten Island, NY

 It was reported to the police that the missing was last seen at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, July 3rd, 2017 leaving her residence. The missing is 5’0″, 155lbs, last seen wearing blue sweater, gray pants and white sneakers caring a black purse.

 Anyone with information in regards to this missing is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying an unidentified individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny pattern which occurred within the confines of the Midtown North and the 19th Precincts. The details are as follows:

 Incident #1:   It was reported to police that on Friday, January 27th, 2017 inside of 818 Madison Avenue (Jill Sanders), at approximately 4:20 p.m. the individual entered the location and removed a shearling coat with an estimated value of $4530 and fled in an unknown direction.

 Incident #2:   It was reported to police that on Thursday, March 3, 2017 inside of 598 Madison Avenue (Fendi), at approximately 3:00 p.m. the individual entered the location and removed a fur coat with an estimated value of $37,000 and fled in an unknown direction.

Incident #3:   It was reported to police that on Monday, June 26th, 2017 inside of 499 Park Avenue (Daum Jewlery), at approximately 4:30 p.m. the suspect entered the location and removed a small decorative statute with an estimated value of $2400 and fled in an unknown direction.

 The unidentified suspect is described as a:

  •  Male Hispanic, 50-60 years old, approximately 5’5″ tall with partially bald grey hair. The suspect is missing several fingers on both hands. 

 Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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Police Officer Shot And Killed In The Line Of Duty

It is with deep sorrow we announce that NYPD Police Officer Miosotis Familia has died after being shot earlier this morning in the line of duty. Officer Familia, a 12-year veteran and assigned to the 46 Precinct in the Bronx, was shot in an unprovoked attack while she and her partner sat in a Department vehicle. The suspect was later shot and killed by responding police officers and a firearm was recovered.

As we mourn the death of our officer, join us in sending her family and loved ones prayers and support.

More about this tragic incident [HERE].

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Police Officer Shot In The Bronx

Remarks as delivered by Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill

A female police officer was shot and critically injured while sitting in a marked NYPD command vehicle near the corner of Morris Avenue and East 183rd Street in the Bronx around 12:30 a.m. The officer was assigned with a partner in a mobile command post when a suspect fired through the vehicle’s window striking her in the head. Her partner immediately radioed for assistance.

An anti-crime team, consisting of a sergeant and a police officer, who were in uniform, encountered a male subject running on Morris Avenue, approximately one block from the scene of the shooting. As they confronted him, he drew a revolver. The officers fired at him, striking and killing him. A silver revolver was recovered at the scene.

We are in the process of confirming the identity of the deceased subject.

During the encounter with the suspect, another individual, believed to be a bystander, was struck by a bullet. That person is in stable condition.

The female officer was transported to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where she is listed in extremely critical condition. I want to thank the medical staff here at Saint Barnabas Hospital for their efforts. Further details will be available when they become available. We are conducting an extensive search for video at the crime scene.

Based on what we know now, it is clear that this was an unprovoked direct attack on police officers who were assigned to keep the people of this city safe.

Gun recovered

 

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NYPD Explains How It Keeps New Yorkers Safe During Annual Fireworks Show

PIX11 was granted unprecedented access to see what it takes to keep New Yorkers safe during the Fourth of July.

The fireworks used by Macy’s are launched from barges in the East River and the NYPD Harbor unit’s job to make sure the show goes on without a hitch.

“We dove  all these barges several days ago. All the divers will scan the entire perimeter and the underside of the barge,” said Capt. Anthony Russo, the acting commander of the NYPD Harbor Unit.

“Once we dive it this one of these launches we’ll stay with it 24/7 until the day of the event so that we know it wasn’t tampered with,” he said.

Read more from PIX 11 [HERE].

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WANTED: Assault (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying and locating three individuals who are wanted for questioning in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 32 Precinct. The details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at approximately 11:15 p.m. in front of 2247 7th Avenue, an unidentified male approached a 53-year-old female and struck her with a baseball bat knocking her to the ground. The female was then struck by a second individual with a closed fist about her head and body. A third individual then slashed the female victim on the right side of her face. The victim was later removed to Harlem Hospital via EMS, in stable condition. All three males are described as adult male Blacks.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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July 4th In New York City

NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES

STREET CLOSURES DURING THE JULY FOURTH CELEBRATION

New York City Police Department today announced street closures during the Macy’s Annual Fireworks Display over the East River. The event will take place on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 beginning at about 9:20 p.m. and ending at 9:50 p.m. The NYPD reminds spectators that no large backpacks, lawn chairs, lawn blankets, large coolers or alcoholic beverages will be allowed in the FDR Drive viewing area.  All restricted items are subject to search and seizure.

Drivers are advised to use public transportation and avoid the following locations between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m.

Street Closures

MACY’S 4TH OF JULY ANNUAL FIREWORKS CELEBRATION

Manhattan/Brooklyn/Queens: 1800 x 2200

Locations: Manhattan:

FDR Drive between Battery Park Underpass and East 63rd Street

South Street between Whitehall Street and Robert F. Wagner Sr. Place

FDR Drive Service Roads between Cherry Street and 63rd Street

Water Street between Whitehall Street and Fulton Street

Pearl Street between Fulton Street and Robert F Wagner Sr Place

Whitehall Street between Water Street and South Street

Broad Street between Water Street and South Street

Old Slip between Water Street and South Street

Robert F Wagner Sr Place between Pearl Street and South Street

Cherry Street between Jackson Street and FDR Drive

Delancey Street between Lewis Street and FDR Drive

East Houston Street between Baruch Place and FDR Drive

Avenue C between 13th Street and Avenue C Entrance Ramp to FDR

Avenue C Entrance Ramps

East 6th Street between Avenue D and FDR Drive

East 10th Street between Avenue D and FDR Drive

14th Street between Avenue C and Avenue B

Avenue C between East 16th Street and East 20thStreet

East 20th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C

East 23rd Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C

East 26th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 30th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

30th Street Entrance Ramps

East 33rd Street between 1st Avenue and 3rd Avenue

East 34th Street between 2nd Avenue and FDR Drive

34th Street Entrance Ramps

East 37th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 38th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 41st Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 42nd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

42nd Street Entrance Ramps

East 48th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

East 53rd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

Brooklyn/Location:

Area bounded by Atlantic Avenue on the South Old Fulton Street on the North

Hicks Street on the East; East River on the West (All Inclusive)

Old Fulton Street between Hicks Street and Prospect Street

Cadman Plaza West between Prospect Street and Tillary Street

Front Street between Old Fulton Street and Jay Street

Water Street between Old Fulton Street and Jay Street

Queens/Location:

Area bounded by 44th Drive on the North Borden Avenue on the South Vernon

Boulevard on the East; East River on the West (All Inclusive)

Center Boulevard between Borden Avenue and 54thAvenue

2nd Street between Borden Avenue and Newtown Creek /Dead End

Vernon Boulevard between 54th Avenue and Newtown Creek/Dead End

54th Avenue between Center Boulevard and Vernon Boulevard

Closure: Same as location

 

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WANTED: Homicide (Bronx)

*****UPDATE 07-01-17 *****

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo regarding the above listed homicide that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct.

The unknown individual is described as an:

  •  Adult male black, approximately 5’9″ tall, weighing 170 lbs. He was last seen wearing black pants, black sneakers and a black hooded sweatshirt with a logo on the front.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

On Friday, June 30, 2017 at approximately 2:20 a.m. police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 1715 Randall Avenue (Sound View Houses) within the confines of the 43 Precinct (PSA#8). Upon arrival, officers observed a 31-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with gunshot wounds to the head. EMS responded to the location and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

 The deceased has been identified as:

  • Massenburg, Darren
  • 31-year-old male
  • Bronx, NY

 Family notified.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny Pattern (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying and locating an individual who is wanted for questioning in connection to four grand larceny incidents that occurred within the confines of the 103 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 Incident#1: It was reported to police that on Friday, May 12, 2017 at approximately 4:30 p.m. inside of 164-09 89th Avenue, an unidentified male approached a 53-year-old female victim and snatched a gold chain off her neck which was worth approximately $800.

Incident#2: It was reported to police that on Friday, April 28, 2017 at approximately 4:00 p.m. in the vicinity of 92-47 165th Street, an unidentified male approached a 71-year-old male from behind and snatched a chain off his neck which was worth approximately $500.

 Incident#3: It was reported to police that on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the vicinity of 149th Street and 90th Avenue, an unidentified male approached a 37-year-old female and snatched a necklace from her neck worth approximately $1300.

 Incident#4: It was reported to police that on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at approximately 4:40 p.m. in the vicinity of 90-10 149th Street, an unidentified male approached a 89-year-old male and snatched a chain off of his neck.

 The victims were not injured as a result of the above described incidents.

  •  The individual who is wanted for questioning is described as a male Black who is between 20-25 years old and 5’8″-5’11” tall.

 Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual wanted for a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 73 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. in front of 1362 Herkimer Street, a 56 year old male was sitting in the driver’s seat of a 2015 Chevy sedan when he was slashed along the left side of his face by a known individual who was sitting in the rear driver’s side seat of the same vehicle.  The individual then removed the victim’s wallet and fled the location with an unknown amount of cash.  The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital with a severe laceration to the left side of his face. 

  • The individual is described as being approximately 5’5″, 150 lbs. who was last seen wearing a black dress and dark colored wig. 

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Assault (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 4:20 a.m. the victims, a 23-year old male and a 24-year old year male along with the individual were inside of a blue SUV in front of 512 Commonwealth Avenue, when the individual, who was seated in the rear  seat, brandished a firearm and shot the 23-year old male in the back of the head. The individual then shot 24-year old male victim in the mouth and left shoulder before exiting the vehicle and fled the location in an unknown direction. EMS responded and transported both victims to Jacobi Hospital, where the 23-year old male victim is in critical condition and the other victim is in stable condition.

  •  The individual is a male, black approximately 25-years of age, medium complexion, last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Criminal Mischief (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached video/photo in regards a criminal mischief incident within the confines of the 1 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on June 26, 2017 at 12:40 a.m. the unidentified individual jumped over the fence at Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, located at 154 Sullivan Street, and picked up three statues and threw them at a statue of the Virgin Mary.  All four of the statues sustained damage.  The individual then fled the location heading westbound on Houston Street. 

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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NYPD Fugitive Enforcement Officers Keeping NYC Safe

(L-R) Lieutenant John Bastedenbeck, Sergeant Derrick Johnson, Detective Matthew Brennan, Police Officer Marvin Luis, Police Officer Michael Shaw, Detective Michael Perez

Solid investigative work and collaboration between the Brooklyn North Warrants Violent Felony Squad and Brooklyn North Warrant Squad led to the arrest of a violent perpetrator crossing state lines. Detective Matthew Brennan of the Brooklyn North Warrants Violent Felony Squad was attempting to locate a wanted suspect for a shooting that occurred in East New York. The victim was shot several times and was hospitalized in serious condition. Through detailed investigation, Detective Brennan gained intelligence that the suspect had fled the state and was staying with family in the South.

On the evening of June 14, Detective Brennan received information that led him to believe the suspect was returning to Brooklyn from his stint down South. Although Detective Brennan was off duty, he contacted Detective Michael Perez and they immediately returned to work. The detectives met up with Lieutenant Bastedenbeck, Sergeant Johnson, Police Officer Luis, and Police Officer Shaw from the Brooklyn North Warrant Squad. After a brief tactical meeting, the team proceeded to the suspect’s last know location prior to leaving New York State.

The team strategically set up at the location and began to conduct surveillance. After a short time, the team observed a vehicle with Virginia license plates arrive at the location. The officers identified the wanted man and made the tactical decision to box in the vehicle. During the subsequent car stop, the team spotted two laser sight attachments on the back seat of the vehicle in plain view. Further investigation revealed a backpack inside the vehicle containing a loaded 9mm Smith and Wesson and a loaded .380 caliber Cobra. All three occupants in the vehicle were charged with criminal possession of a loaded firearm. The shooting suspect was additionally charged with assault for the non-fatal shooting.

Whether they are on duty or off, members of the Brooklyn North Warrants Violent Felony Squad and Brooklyn North Warrant Squad are ready to keep New York City the safest big city in America.

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Cyclist Death Caused by Bad Design at Hudson River Greenway Crossing: Suit


Cyclist Death Caused by Bad Design at Hudson River Greenway Crossing: Suit

Olga Cook, 30, was fatally struck at the intersection of Chambers and West streets on June 11, 2016.


WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

***********UPDATE 07/01/17 *********

Pursuant to the ongoing investigation, video of the incident has been obtained.

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying an individual depicted in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to a gunpoint robbery that occurred within the confines of the 104th Precinct. The details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at approximately 4:17 p.m. in the vicinity of 85th Street and Eliot Avenue, an unidentified male entered the commercial establishment and went behind the counter while displaying a firearm in his waistband. The individual ordered the 45-year old employee to remove the contents of the register. The employee complied and the individual fled on foot southbound on 85th street with approximately $1600.

The individual is described as a male White, slim build with a mustache, who was last seen wearing a dark hat, dark hooded jacket and dark jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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Dedicated Officers Take Two Illegal Guns Off NYC Streets, Two Arrested

(L-R) Sgt. Hirsch, Det. Wallace, PO McSherry, PO Sitzman, PO Kurian

“Through great police work by dedicated officers the streets of Brooklyn and all of New York City are even safer,” said Sergeant Hirsch.

On Tuesday, June 27, 81 Precinct officers conducted a search warrant at 470 Pulaski Street as the result of an ongoing investigation. The officers arrested a man and a woman who were charged with criminal possession of a weapon and recovered a 12 gauge Mossberg shotgun and a 9mm Ruger handgun.

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Detectives Receive CompStat Award for Rigorous Investigative Work

Detective James Zozzaro and Detective Jessica Romance of the 113 Precinct in Queens received the NYPD’s CompStat Award in recognition of their proactive policing and rigorous investigative work. Over the course of a month, the partners have made eight arrests for homicide, robbery, burglary, and criminal possession of a weapon.

On May 27, Detectives Zozzaro and Romance recovered footage of two shooting suspects while conducting an extensive search for video with the Queens South Homicide Squad. While on patrol later that day, the detectives spotted the vehicle seen in the surveillance footage. As they attempted to stop the suspects, the passenger jumped out of the car and threw his firearm back into the vehicle. Detective Romance pursued the fleeing suspect on foot and apprehended him while Detective Zozzaro continued to follow the driver. Detective Zozarro tailed the driver to the rear yards of homes where he disappeared out of sight. Detectives Zozzaro and Romance immediately called for backup and set up a perimeter around the area. With the help of patrol officers, Emergency Service Unit, and NYPD K9 the officers located the second suspect hiding in the basement of a bodega. The suspects were charged with murder 2 and are currently remanded.

In additional incidents, the detectives utilized their investigative skills and physical training to apprehend suspects for the robbery of a 74-year-old man and a domestic violence related homicide. While both detectives have received previous accolades as members of the NYPD, the CompStat Award is the first award they have received acknowledging their work as partners. Detective Zozzaro believes their success as partners has to do with precinct-wide support and their dedication to helping the community:

“We have two totally different paths that brought us here: Jess is from a single parent home in Washington Heights and I come from a law enforcement family in Long Island. But both of us have the same goal: we want to bring some semblance of peace to families in their most difficult time.”

While the detectives are honored to receive this CompStat acknowledgment from the Department, they do not plan on resting on their laurels. Detective Zozzaro and Romance are highly motivated to continue their prolific careers and training so they can keep New Yorkers safe.

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Shooting at Bronx Lebanon Hospital

Remarks by Police Commissioner James O’Neill:

At approximately 2:55 pm, a 911 call was received reporting a male firing a gun on the 16th floor of Bronx Lebanon Hospital at 173rd Street and Grand Concourse. Responding patrol units from the 44th Precinct quickly determined that several people had been shot on the 16th and 17th floors by a lone gunman armed with an assault rifle.

Additional NYPD Units from SRG, ESU and other commands responded and began an active-shooter protocol, including a search for the suspect, evacuation procedures and activation of the Rescue Task Force during the incident, the hospital’s fire alarm system activated, apparently due to the suspect’s attempt to set himself on fire. On the 17th floor, officers encountered the male suspect lying on the floor dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

An assault rifle was found nearby. The subject was wearing a white medical-type coat. A female victim was also discovered on the 17th floor. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A total of six additional gunshot victims were found on the 16th floor, they have been removed to the emergency room of the hospital. Five of them were seriously injured and one suffered a gunshot to the leg. The subject, who is not being officially named at this time is a former employee of Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

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Drunk Driver in Fatal Crash Gets Up to 9 Years in Prison, DA Says


Drunk Driver in Fatal Crash Gets Up to 9 Years in Prison, DA Says

Joseph Auteri, 21, was driving drunk in 2015 when his car flipped and killed one of his passengers.


Drunk Driver in Fatal Crash Gets Up to 9 Years in Prison, DA Says



by Nicholas Rizzi --

Joseph Auteri, 21, was driving drunk in 2015 when his car flipped and killed one of his passengers.

NEW YORK CITY — A Staten Island man will spend three to nine years in prison for being behind the wheel in a drunken crash on the Belt Parkway that killed a 19-year-old woman, prosecutors said.

Joseph Auteri, 21, of Woodrow, was sentenced Thursday in Brooklyn Supreme Court after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter in May for the crash, Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said.

"What started as a night out with friends ended tragically, costing one woman her life," Gonzalez said in a statement. "The defendant made a terrible decision when he got behind the wheel while drunk. He has now been held accountable for his actions."

Auteri was speeding in the left lane the Belt Parkway on Nov. 8, 2015, with four passengers in the car when he crossed lanes of traffic to get to the 65th Street and Fourth Avenue exit at about 6:30 a.m., authorities said.

He crashed his car into guardrail causing it to flip over and ejecting Wiktoria Filc into the road, the New York Daily News reported.

The passengers were all taken to Lutheran Hospital where Filc was pronounced dead.

Auteri had a strong smell of alcohol on his breath and a blood alcohol content of .11, over the legal limit of .08, prosecutors said.


Turnstile Jumping Decriminalized by Manhattan DA in Bid to Reduce Arrests


Turnstile Jumping Decriminalized by Manhattan DA in Bid to Reduce Arrests

The Manhattan District Attorney aimed to cut back on around 20,000 criminal cases a year.


WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video regarding a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 44 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 11:17  a.m. at the southwest corner of East 174 Street & Walton Avenue, a 32-year-old male victim entered a the rear seat of a white, Lincoln MK2 four door sedan to discuss payment of money owed to him from an acquaintance known as “Elton”. Once inside the car, the victim observed three males inside of the car including “Elton,” the driver. A verbal dispute ensued which resulted in the four occupants punching the victim about the body. One individual displayed a silver and black firearm and struck the victim in head with the firearm and forcibly removed $2,600 dollars from him. The victim exited the vehicle and called police. The vehicle was last observed heading northbound on Jerome Avenue. The victim sustained minor cuts and bruises to his body. EMS responded to the scene and transported him to Bronx Lebanon Hospital where he was treated and released. The unknown individuals are described as follows:

  •  Individual #1: Known as “Elton”, he is described as a male, Hispanic, approximately 5’5″ tall, 32-years-old with short black hair. He was last seen wearing dark shorts, white t-shirt and white sneakers.
  •  Individuals 2, 3 & 4 are describe as: male, Hispanics, 25-30 years-of-age.

 A video of individual #1 is attached.

 Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Assault (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to an assault incident that occurred within confines 115 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. in front of 37-68 104 Street, a 30 year-old male victim approached by the individual being sought, and stabbed in the shoulder. The victim was removed to Elmhurst general hospital in stable condition. The individual fled in an unknown direction.

The individual is identified as follows:

  • Ponce, Steven
  • 30 Year old male

 He is described as a male Hispanic, 5′.6″, approximately 260lbs, with a long pony tail, and was last seen wearing a black shirt, and black shorts.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two male individuals in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 19 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Saturday, June 19, 2017 at approximately 1:06 a.m. Individual #1 approached the 79 year-old male victim from behind as he was walking on East 61 Street and put him into a chokehold and pulled him into the stairway of 531 Park Avenue.  Individual #2 then approached and removed the victim’s wallet which contained $250 in cash and multiple credit cards.    

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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WANTED: Attempted Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying the unidentified individual depicted in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted robbery that occurred within the confines of the 62nd Precinct.                                      

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at approximately 10:30 a.m. an unidentified male individual entered DF Brothers Sports Center located at 7919 New Utrecht Avenue and asked to see a firearm. The 60-year-old male victim asked the male for a permit when the male suddenly peppered sprayed the victim and used a sledge hammer to break the display case. The victim discharged his weapon and the male fled the location in an unknown direction. 

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Hispanic, in his mid-20s, approximately 5’10” tall and 170lbs.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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Centurion Awards Honoring the Finest

Centurion Foundation directors, NYPD members, and loved ones gathered at One Police Plaza for the quarterly Centurion Awards Ceremony. Award recipients were lauded for selflessly going above and beyond in their service to New York City. The twenty honorees were selected by a nominations committee and confirmed by their commanding officers. Police Commissioner O’Neill presided over the ceremony and presented the officers with a plaque and challenge coin as their family members proudly cheered them on. Police Commissioner O’Neill commended both the officers and their families for the sacrifices they make every day to keep our city safe:

“Everyone here today has made our great city safer and better for all of us in one way or another.”

Detective Luis Cruz and Officer Konti Markvukaj tactically disarmed and arrested a man who had stolen a vehicle with a child in the back seat. Additional officers were recognized for busting national drug routes, stopping a shooting while off-duty, and administering the Heimlich maneuver to a choking baby. Traffic Enforcement Agent Luis Sandres persuaded an emotionally disturbed person waving a knife in Fulton Mall to put the weapon down without incident.

Among those honored were Sergeant Jason Delos-Santos and Sergeant Timothy Sikorski of the New York State Police. They were awarded for their efforts to locate and secure an undetonated explosive device on September 17 in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Sergeants Delos-Santos and Sikorski found the device only a few hours after another exploded just a few blocks away. Congratulations to all those honored for your contributions to keeping New York City one of the safest big cities in America.

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Gowanus Gang Member Sentenced to 100 Years in Red Hook Shooting, DA Says


Gowanus Gang Member Sentenced to 100 Years in Red Hook Shooting, DA Says

Marquise Fredericks was found guilty in the 2015 shooting that led to a pregnant woman losing her child.


NYPD Police Academy Graduation June 2017

Over 400 NYPD police officers graduated the Police Academy today in a ceremony held at the Madison Square Garden Theatre. Elected officials, NYPD executives, and loved ones gathered to celebrate the occasion. Police Commissioner O’Neill presided over the celebration and congratulated the officers on their outstanding achievements.

“You took this job to make a difference, to lead lives of significance,” Police Commissioner O’Neill said. 

“This is the most rewarding profession you will ever have.”

The June 2016 graduating class includes officers from 32 different countries and speak 39 different languages. These newly graduated officers join thousands of other men and women in the NYPD who are dedicated to protecting our city and connecting with those we have vowed to keep safe.

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WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 83 Precinct/TD33. Details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 3:40 p.m. the victim, a 24-year old male, was aboard a northbound “L” train when the train entered the Sutter Avenue subway station the individuals boarded the train and approached the victim. One of the individuals lifted up his shirt and brandished a firearm. When the train entered the Bushwick Avenue and Aberdeen Street subway Station the individuals exited the train pulling the victim off the train by his backpack. The individuals removed the victim’s cellphone from his pocket and fled the station to parts unknown. There were no reported injuries during the incident.

  •  Individual 1: male, black, approximately 17-20 years of age, 5’9″, 160 lbs., medium complexion, last seen wearing a black baseball hat, and black shirt.
  •  Individual 2: male. black, approximately 17-20 years of age, dark complexion, 5’7′, 140 lbs., last seen wearing a blue jacket.
  •  Individual 3: male, black, approximately 17-20 years of age, medium complexion, 5’8″, last seen wearing a black jacket.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Attempted Robbery (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two males depicted in the attached surveillance video and photo in regards to an attempted robbery within the confines of the 105 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 On June 27, 2017 at 1:15 p.m. two unidentified males entered the Pharmo Drug Store, located at 248-15 Union Turnpike, where one male engaged the store clerk, a 34 year-old female, in a conversation while the second male forced his way behind the counter.  The second male then forced the victim onto the ground while demanding that she unlock a medicine cabinet.  The two males were unable to gain access into the cabinet and fled the location empty handed.  The victim was uninjured in this incident.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Commercial Robbery (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individuals in connection to a commercial robbery within the confines of the 40th Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, June 16, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. inside of a restaurant located at 237 Willis Avenue, a 36 years old male employee along with four other employees were in the basement of the business when four unidentified individuals entered the location displayed firearms and forcibly removed over $80,000 in cash, two cell phones, a pair of Timberland boots and clothing. The individuals then fled in a Black sedan south bound on Willis Avenue towards the Major Deegan Highway. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

  •  Individual #1 and #2 are described as males black; last seen wearing yellow t-shirts, black pants and black sneakers.
  •  Individual #3 and #4 are described as males black: last seen wearing all black.

Surveillance video and photos of the individuals were captured in the vicinity of the above location.

The video shows the (4) individuals exiting the vehicle prior to the incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Homicide (Brooklyn)

 

***********UPDATE 6/26/17**************

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to the above homicide within the confines of the 72 Precinct.  He is described as follows:

  •  Male, dark skin, approximately 5’9″, 165lbs to 170lbs, last seen wearing a t-shirt, jeans, and sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

 

On Monday, June 19, 2017 at approximately 4:08 a.m. police responded to a 911 call for a male assaulted at 355 16th Street in the confines of the 72nd Precinct. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 20-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive with a stab to the chest and trauma to the body. EMS arrived at the location and removed the male to Methodist Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

***********Update 06/19/17*************

 The victim has been identified as follows:

 Victim:

  • Ikonomidis, Manos
  • 20-year-old male
  • Brooklyn, NY

 ***********Update 06-20-2017 ***********

Pursuant to the ongoing investigation, an individual was arrested on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 12: 54 a.m and charged as follows:

 Arrested:

  • Membreno, Christopher
  • 24-year-old male
  • 851 44th Street, Apartment C3
  • Brooklyn, New York

 Charges:

  • Murder
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon

 ***********Update 06-22-2017 ***********

 Pursuant to the ongoing investigation, another individual was arrested on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 2:04 p.m. and charged as follows:

 Arrested:

  • Dos Santos, Gabriel
  • 24-year-old male
  • 823 52 Street, Apartment 1C
  • Brooklyn, NY

 Charges:

  • Murder
  • Gang Assault
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon

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WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two males to assist with inquiries into a triple shooting/robbery that occurred in the confines of the 23 Precinct. Details are as follows:

At approximately 2:02 a.m. on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 in a playground located at 50 East 104 Street (NYCHA Carver Houses) two males approached another group of approximately nine males (including a 7-year-old boy). The two males produced firearms and demanded the other groups’ personal property. When they received no property they began firing into the crowd injuring three males in the group. The two males then fled on foot empty handed. Two 19-year-old male victims were transported in stable condition to St. Luke’s Hospital, and one 20-year-old male victim walked into Mt. Sinai Hospital. The most serious injury is to one of the 19-year-old males, who is paralyzed.

  • Male #1 is black, 6’3″, of slim build, and was wearing an orange shirt.
  • Male #2 is black, 5’8″, of slim build, and was wearing a brown shirt.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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Verizon Cost Building Owner $2 Million After Cutting Landline, Lawsuit Says


Verizon Cost Building Owner $2 Million After Cutting Landline, Lawsuit Says

A Sutton Place building owner said his line was cut just as a potential buyer was trying to reach him.


Jail De Blasio for Confiscating My Campaign Fliers, Council Candidate Says


Jail De Blasio for Confiscating My Campaign Fliers, Council Candidate Says

Aaron Foldenauer claims Mayor Bill de Blasio and Councilwoman Margaret Chin orchestrated the seizures.


Bronx Crack Dealer Gets 65 Years in Prison for Murdering 2 Cousins: Feds


Bronx Crack Dealer Gets 65 Years in Prison for Murdering 2 Cousins: Feds

Orane Nelson was found guilty of fatally shooting cousins Jason and Jennifer Rivera in 2013.


An Inside Look at Elite NYPD Harbor Unit

(WABC) — It was a special retirement today for one of New York’s finest, and an opportunity to highlight a police unit most New Yorkers know little about – the NYPD Harbor Unit.

Inspector David Driscoll has led a team of 200 men and women for more than a decade, overseeing an elite group that patrols 150 miles of New York City waterways with some of the best equipment in the country.

Read more from WABC [HERE].

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WANTED: Double Homicide (Brooklyn)

********** Update 06-24-17 **********

 Pursuant to the ongoing investigation in to the double-homicide described above, the New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the two unidentified males, and the unidentified vehicle and/or its occupants, seen in the attached surveillance video.

 In the attached video: Clip #1 shows an Unidentified Male #1 in front of 799 Stanley Avenue shortly after the incident; Clip #2 shows Unidentified Male #1 and Unidentified Male #2 in the vicinity of Elton Street and Stanley Avenue shortly after the incident; Clip #3 shows an unidentified SUV reversing away from the incident location immediately before the incident; Clip #4 shows Unidentified Male #2 fleeing the incident on foot immediately after the incident.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

On Friday, June 23, 2017 at approximately 4:43 a.m. police responded to a 911 call of persons shot opposite 865 Cleveland Street, within the confines of the 75 Precinct. Upon arrival, officers observed two victims with gunshot wounds about the body, inside of a red Dodge Durango. EMS responded to the location and pronounced a 27-year-old male (seated in the driver’s seat) and a 23-year-old female (seated in the front passenger seat) deceased at the scene. There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

 The identities of the deceased victims are as follows:

 Hannibal, Devon

  • 27-year-old male
  • Brooklyn, NY

 Stubbs, Christina

  • 23-year-old female
  • Pompano Beach, Fl

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WANTED: Homicide (Brooklyn)

***************************UPDATE 6/26/2017********************

The deceased is identified as follows:

  •  Vereen, Keith
  • 46-year-old male
  • Queens, NY

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two individuals in connection to the above homicide within the confines of the 77 Precinct. They were seen arriving in, and later getting into and fleeing, a silver Infiniti.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

On Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1202 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at 1802 Atlantic Avenue (BP gas station), in the confines of the 77th Precinct. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 46-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his chest. EMS responded and removed the victim to Kings County Hospital in critical condition, where he was pronounced deceased. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification.

 

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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance video wanted for questioning in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct/Transit District 12. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 10:30 p.m. a 21-year old female victim was involved in a verbal dispute with three individuals while aboard a “6” train at the Morrison Avenue and Westchester Avenue subway station. The victim was followed by the three individuals to the street when individual #1 began to physically assaulting the victim with closed fists causing bruising and contusion about the head and face. During the course of the assault, the victim’s cell phone and $100 fell to the ground which was removed by individual #2.

  •  Individual #1 is a female, Black approximately 17-years-old age, 5’3″, 145lbs, last seen wearing a black shirt, gray pants and white sneakers.
  •  Individual #2 is a male, Black approximately teens to early twenties, dark complexion, last seen wearing a black dew rag, white T-shirt, white shorts and white sneakers.
  •  Individual #3 is a male, Black approximately teens to early 20s, last seen wearing all dark clothing.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Grand Larceny (Staten Island)

The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying an individual depicted in the attached photograph who is wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny incident which occurred within the confines of the 121 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at approximately 7:55 p.m. inside of a JC Penny Optical store located at 140 Marsh Avenue, an unidentified male entered the location and removed approximately $4720 worth of glasses from a display case at the location without paying. The individual then fled in an unknown direction.

  •  Individual is described as an adult male who was last seen wearing a short sleeve button down white shirt, white t-shirt underneath, black pants and glasses.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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NYPD Honored at FDNY Inter-Agency Appreciation Day

The Fire Department of New York held an Inter-Agency Appreciation Ceremony on Wednesday in honor of the many agencies that collaborate with the FDNY and help keep New York City safe. The event was held at the FDNY Training Academy on Randall’s Island in Manhattan and specifically recognized all agencies and companies that helped the FDNY with 31 line-of-duty funerals over the past two years.

FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro presided over the event and thanked those present for their continued support. Police Commissioner James O’Neill and NYPD members from throughout the city were in attendance. NYPD representatives received awards on behalf of various benevolent associations, precincts, boroughs, and specialized units. The NYPD’s ability to protect the City relies on crucial relationships with the FDNY and other city agencies. The NYPD looks forward to continuing to strengthen the bonds between our departments as we support each other in our mission to save lives and keep New York City safe.

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Man Convicted of Revenge Killing Stemming From Decades-Old Feud in China


Man Convicted of Revenge Killing Stemming From Decades-Old Feud in China

Wu Long Chen, 46, shot the victim after both attended a wedding reception in Sunset Park, the DA said.


WANTED: Assault (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 1st Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at approximately 5:42 a.m. an unidentified male approached the 45 year old victim from behind, and stabbed him with an unknown object in the upper arm causing a puncture wound. The suspect then left the location and fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was not seriously injured.

  •  Individual is described as a male Black, 20-30 years old, muscular build, last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, black tank top and cargo short with dark sneakers carrying a blue shopping bag and knapsack.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Attempted Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to an attempted robbery that occurred within the confines of the 73 Precinct/TD33. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 3:01 a.m. the victim, a 25-year old male was aboard a southbound “L” train when it entered the Sutter Avenue subway station, the victim was approached by two individuals who attempted to remove his cellphone, but was unsuccessful. The individuals than began to hit the victim with their fists and when the train entered the Rockaway Parkway train station the altercation spilled out onto the platform, where the individuals hit the victim with a broomstick. The individuals fled the location to parts unknown and the victim sustained lacerations to his to hands, knees and swelling to his head. The victim refused medical attention.

  •  Individual 1: male, black, approximately 15-19 years of age, medium complexion, brown eyes, black hair, 6’0″, last seen wearing a hooded orange jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers.
  •  Individual 2: male, black, approximately 15-19 years of age, medium complexion, 5’1″, last seen wearing a hooded blue jacket, dark blue jeans,

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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NYPD and ATF Seek Information Regarding Unsolved Central Park Explosion

Up to $40,000 being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case

New York, New York—The NYPD and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are asking for the public’s help with the investigation into an explosion in Central Park that severely injured a male victim. Up to $40,000 in reward money is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the July 3, 2016 incident, which occurred on a rock formation near 60th Street and 5th Avenue. In addition to tips, investigators are seeking photos and video taken in the vicinity of the incident location in the hours and days before the explosion occurred.

“The NYPD continues to use every investigative tool to find who may have placed this explosive material in Central Park,” said NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill. “Someone, somewhere, knows something about this explosion that left a young man severely injured. We want to talk to them. No detail is too small.”

“We want our parks and public spaces to be safe for everyone and we want justice for the victim,” said ATF Special Agent in Charge Ashan M. Benedict. “We need the public’s help by providing us with photographs and video taken at the location of the explosion in the days and weeks prior to July 3, 2016.  Any person who may have any other information regarding the explosion is strongly encouraged to contact ATF or the NYPD.”

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. The public may submit tips to the ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (283-8477) or by email at ATFTips@atf.gov.  All tips will be kept confidential.

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SILVER ALERT: Missing Person (Brooklyn)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Silver Alert Missing Person within the confines of the 70 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that the missing was last seen on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at approximately 3:55 p.m. walking southbound on East 16th Street and Avenue J. The missing is described as follows:

  • Volynskaya, Albina
  • 1620 Avenue I, Apt. 105
  • Brooklyn, NY

Female, white, 74 years-old, approximately 140lbs, approximately 5’4″.  She was last seen wearing a green shirt, grey pants, and yellow slippers.  The missing is also fluent in Russian.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to a forcible touching that occurred within the confines of the 108 Precinct/TD20. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11:28 a.m. the victim, a 42-year old female exited a northbound “E” train at the Court Square and Jackson Avenue subway station and was walking up the stairs, when an unidentified individual walking down the stairs opposite the victim, turned around and smacked her on her buttocks. The individual fled the location to parts unknown.

The individual is a:

  •  Male, Hispanic, light complexion, approximately 37-years of age, medium complexion, brown eyes, black hair, last seen wearing a black jacket, and beige khaki pants.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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WANTED: Investigate DOA (Brooklyn)

**************************UPDATE 6/28/17**************************

 The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the deceased individual in connection to the investigation below.

  •  An image of a tattoo found on the victim’s body is attached.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at approximately 11:21 a.m. police responded to a 911 call for a body floating in the water in the vicinity of Gowanus Bay and Buttermilk Channel in the confines of the 76th Precinct. NYPD’s Harbor unit recovered the unidentified female and transported her to Pier 44. EMS responded and pronounced the individual deceased. The New York City Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.

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Former Rep. Grimm Pays Off Full Restitution for Tax Fraud Conviction


Former Rep. Grimm Pays Off Full Restitution for Tax Fraud Conviction

Grimm paid the remaining $138,000 after federal authorities tried to seize his rental income, they said.


DA Pushes for Stronger Charges Against Man Accused of Punching Cyclist


DA Pushes for Stronger Charges Against Man Accused of Punching Cyclist

Gary Anderson is currently charged with misdemeanor assault for punching Domingo Diego-Tapia.


NBA Star Matt Barnes Gets Community Service For Chelsea Nightclub Brawl


NBA Star Matt Barnes Gets Community Service For Chelsea Nightclub Brawl

The Golden State Warriors player was accused of attacking two people at Avenue nightclub in Chelsea.


Drunk Hit-and-Run Driver Had Been Drinking for 5 Hours Before Crash: NYPD


Drunk Hit-and-Run Driver Had Been Drinking for 5 Hours Before Crash: NYPD

Raheem Addison's license was suspended and he had been drinking for 5 hours earlier, officials said.


Film on Trump Travel Ban at JFK Screens as Case Gets Supreme Court Nod


Film on Trump Travel Ban at JFK Screens as Case Gets Supreme Court Nod

The New York Immigration Coalition will hold a panel discussion on Trump's travel ban on Wednesday.


Winner Wears the Hat

Cops don’t usually give up their hats very easily, but one creative police officer came up with a way to let some neighborhood kids to wear his.

“Every day, as police officers, we set out to make a difference in the community,” said Police Officer Eric Morales. “Showing people we are here for them, whether it is in their time of need or just taking a minute to share a smile.” 

While on a foot post in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, Police Officer Morales of the 79 Precinct noticed a group of children playing. The kids were inquisitive and came over to talk when they saw Officer Morales. They asked questions and got to sit inside a police car, but when they asked if they could wear his hat Officer Morales had an idea. “I’ll let you wear my hat if you can beat me in a foot race,” he told the kids. As Officers Morales’ partner used his phone to film the race, the kids and cops ran on the sidewalk. He tried his best, but Officer Morales was only able to finish third.

In this case, finishing third was a win for everybody.

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NYPD Transit Bureau Memorial Mass

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Brooklyn held a memorial mass honoring NYPD Transit Bureau officers who died in the line of duty. NYPD executives, members of the Transit Bureau, and loved ones gathered to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The names of 36 fallen officers were read during the mass as attendees prayed for their families. All of the most recent officers being recognized died due to illnesses contracted while woking at Ground Zero.

Police Commissioner James O’Neill and Chief of Transit Joseph Fox spoke during the solemn ceremony. Police Commissioner O’Neill reminded those in attendance that this mass is part of a continued promise by the Department to never forget:

“These heroes have left a tremendous legacy and it is our duty to build on it. We honor them by continuing their vital work and by fulfilling our promise to them and to their families: that they will be a part of our police family forever.”

Every name represents someone who died in defense of our city and in defense of our way of life. Our Lady of Mount Carmel clergy members prayed for the safety of all law enforcement officers and for peace for those who lost their loved ones.

The following officers were honored:

  • Ptl. John Tuohy 03/20/1963
  • Ptl. Lloyd Innes 06/16/1967
  • PO Michael Melchiona 02/28/1970
  • PO John Skagen 06/28/1972
  • PO Sidney Thompson 06/05/1973
  • Det. George Caccavele 06/26/1976
  • PO Carlos King 12/20/1976
  • PO Seraphin Calabrese 02/24/1980
  • PO Irving Smith 02/29/1980
  • PO Joseph Keegan 06/19/1980
  • PO Joseph Hamperian 09/22/1983
  • PO Irma Lozada 09/21/1984
  • PO Robert Venable 09/22/1987
  • PO Edward Byrne 02/26/1988
  • PO Ramon Suarez 09/11/2001
  • PO Mark J. Ellis 09/11/2001
  • PO Moira Smith 09/11/2001
  • Lt. Robert Rice 04/12/2003
  • Det. Thomas Weiner, Jr 05/03/2005
  • PO James McNaughton 08/02/2005
  • Det. James Zadroga 01/05/2006
  • PO Deon Taylor 10/23/2008
  • PO Robert Zane 05/12/2009
  • PO Richard Jakubowsky 06/07/2009
  • Capt. Barry Galfano 06/26/2011
  • Det. Fermin Archer 07/13/2011
  • PO Peter Rodriguez 02/12/2012
  • PO Richard G. Holland 03/23/2012
  • Sgt. Donald O’Leary 03/26/2014
  • Insp. James Guida 11/02/2014
  • PO Robert Kaminski 12/04/2014
  • Sgt. Charles Gunzelman 05/31/2015
  • Lt. Luis Lopez 06/26/2015
  • PO Alexander Figueroa 07/07/2015
  • Lt. Rebecca Buck 07/21/2015
  • Sgt. Edmund Murray 07/28/2015

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Sutton Place Murder Suspect's 'Dad' Helped Clean Up Crime Scene, Suit Says


Sutton Place Murder Suspect's 'Dad' Helped Clean Up Crime Scene, Suit Says

Pat Comunale, the victim's father, filed the suit against Jeffrey Rackover on Sunday.


Woman Sues Bar for Letting Her Ride 'Violent' Mechanical Bull While Drunk


Woman Sues Bar for Letting Her Ride 'Violent' Mechanical Bull While Drunk

West 51st Street bar Johnny Utah's claims to be home to the city's "one and only mechanical bull."


Woman Sues Bar for Letting Her Ride 'Violent' Mechanical Bull While Drunk


Woman Sues Bar for Letting Her Ride 'Violent' Mechanical Bull While Drunk

West 51st Street bar Johnny Utah's claims to be home to the city's "one and only mechanical bull."


NYPD Chief of Patrol on AM 970 The Answer


Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan joins the Cats Roundtable on AM 970 The Answer to speak about the NYPD’s Neighborhood Policing model.

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Stage Door Deli Flooded With 'Fecal Matter' Due to Bad Pipes, Suit Says


Stage Door Deli Flooded With 'Fecal Matter' Due to Bad Pipes, Suit Says

The deli claims its building's owner failed to maintain the eatery's pipes.


Crown Heights Cops Recover Sub-Machine Gun and Bullet-Resistant Vest

Police officers in Crown Heights recovered four loaded guns after stopping a car for a traffic infraction. On Sunday, June 11, at approximately 2:50 a.m. members of the 77 Precinct Anti-Crime team noticed a 2017 Ford Pick-up truck illegally parked on the median of Atlantic Avenue at Classon Avenue. The Police Officers observed the truck drive away with its lights off and then initiated a car stop. As they approached the vehicle they smelled a strong odor of marijuana and observed marijuana inside the truck. The driver and a passenger were both placed under arrest and the vehicle was impounded. A subsequent inventory resulted in the recovery of four loaded firearms, a bullet resistant vest, an extended magazine and multiple rounds of ammunition.

Arrested: Male 32 and Male 18

Charges: Criminal Posssession of a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

Recovered:

  • Springfield .45 cal handgun
  • Smith & Wesson .45 cal handgun
  • Ruger Prescott 9mm handgun
  • Sig-Sauer MPX 9mm sub-machine gun

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