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Weekend Traffic Advisory

The NYPD has announce street closures fro Saturday, November 18, and Sunday, November 19, as well as a holiday season gridlock alert through January 2 2018.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 

STONE STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL (Until November 30, 2017) (Daily)

Manhattan:1100 x 2200

Locations:

Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street

Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street (Pedestrian Street)

Closure: Same as location

 

HOLIDAY SEASON SHOPPING SPECTACULAR

Manhattan:1000 x 1800

Location:

6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 55th Street

Closure: Same as location

 

NYC RUNS QUEENS HALF MARATHON

Queens:0700 x 1145

Locations:

Meridian Road between Avenue of Research and College Point Boulevard

College Point Boulevard between Meridian Road and Booth Memorial Avenue

Booth Memorial Avenue between College Point Boulevard and 137th Street

137th Street between Booth Memorial Avenue and 56th Avenue

56th Avenue between 137th Street and 142nd Street

142nd Street between 56th Avenue and Booth Memorial Avenue

Booth Memorial Avenue between 142nd Street and Fresh Meadows Lane

Fresh Meadows Lane between Booth Memorial Avenue and Pigeon Meadows Road

Pigeon Meadows Road between Fresh Meadows Lane and 164th Street

164th Street between Pigeon Meadows Road and Oak Avenue

Oak Avenue between 164th Street and Rose Avenue

Rose Avenue between Oak Avenue and Kissena Boulevard

Kissena Boulevard between Rose Avenue and Elder Avenue

Elder Avenue between Kissena Boulevard and Main Street

Main Street between Elder Avenue and Dahlia Avenue

Dahlia Avenue between Main Street and Crommelin Avenue

Crommelin Avenue between Dahlia Avenue and Blossom Avenue

Blossom Avenue between Crommelin Avenue and College Point Boulevard

College Point Boulevard between Blossom Avenue and Fowler Avenue

Fowler Avenue between College Point Boulevard and 131st Street

131st Street between Fowler Avenue and East Road

East Road between 131st Street and Meridian Road

Meridian Road between East Road and Shea Road

Shea Road between Meridian Road and Boat Basin Place

Boat Basin Place between Shea Road and Marina Road

Marina Road between Boat Basin Place and Shea Road

Shea Road between Marina Road and Meridian Road

Meridian Road between Shea Road and Avenue of Africa

Avenue of Africa between Meridian Road and Avenue of Asia

Avenue of Asia between Avenue of Africa and Meadows Lake Bridge

Meadows Lake Bridge between Avenue of Asia and Meadow Lake Drive

Meadows Lake Drive between Meadows Lake Bridge and Meadows Lake Bridge

Meadows Lake Bridge between Meadows Lake Drive and Avenue of Peace

Avenue of Peace between Meadows Lake Bridge and Avenue of the States

Avenue of the States between Avenue of Peace and UN Avenue North

UN Avenue North between Avenue of the States and Avenue of the Americas

Avenue of the Americas between UN Avenue North and Avenue of Commerce

Avenue of Commerce between Avenue of the Americas and Herbert Hoover Promenade

Herbert Hoover Promenade between Avenue of Commerce and Unisphere

Unisphere between Herbert Hoover Promenade and Dwight EisenhowerPromenade

Dwight Eisenhower Promenade between Unisphere and Promenade of Industry

Closure: Same as location

 

DR NORBERT SANDER WAY

Manhattan:1300

Location:

168th Street and Fort Washington Avenue

Closure: None

 

Sunday, November 19, 2017

 

MURRAY HILL COMMUNITY EXPO

Manhattan:1000 x 1800

Location:

Lexington Avenue between 34th Street and 42ndStreet

Closure: Same as location

 

Thursday, November 23, 2017

 

 

THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE

Manhattan: 0900 x 1200

Formation:

                   Columbus Avenue between 81st Street and 77th Street

Central Park West between 81th Street and 86th Street

81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue

79th Street between Columbus Avenue and Amsterdam Avenue

77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue

76th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue

71st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue

68th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue

62nd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue

Route:

      Central Park West between 81st Street and East Side of Columbus Circle/59th Street

Broadway between 59th Street and 58thStreet

59th Street between Columbus Circle and 6th Avenue

6th Avenue between 59th Street and 34thStreet

34th Street between 6th Avenue 7thAvenue

Dispersal:

 33rd Street between 6th Avenue and 10thAvenue

34th Street between 7h Avenue and 8thAvenue

34th Street between 6th Avenue and 5thAvenue

35th Street between 6th Avenue and 8thAvenue

36th Street between Broadway and 8thAvenue

37th Street between Broadway and 8thAvenue

38th Street between Broadway and 8thAvenue

39th Street between 7th Avenue and 8thAvenue

40th Street between 7th Avenue and 8thAvenue

7th Avenue between 33rd Street and 40thStreet

Miscellaneous:

                    40th Street between 7th Avenue and 6thAvenue

39th Street between Broadway and 6thAvenue

38th Street between Broadway and 6thAvenue

37th Street between Broadway and 6thAvenue

36th Street between Broadway and 6thAvenue

6th Avenue between 34th Street and 33rd Street

8th Avenue between 40th Street and 33rd Street

  The above streets will be closed for the Paradeas permitted by NYPD

 

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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 photographs in connection to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 122 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday October 30, 2017, at approximately 9:00 p.m. in the vicinity of Rose Avenue and 8 Street, an unknown individual gained entry into the 35 year-old female victim’s unsecured and unattended vehicle and removed her purse. Among the items inside her purse were 11 credit cards and jewelry worth approximately $13,000. Later that day, between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. the individual used one of the victim’s credit cards to purchase merchandise at Jay Rip Grocery (44 New Dorp Plaza), Speedway (2488 Hylan Boulevard) and 7-Eleven (2477 Hyland Boulevard).

The individual is described as:

  •  A light skinned male with a black backpack; last seen wearing a black knit cap, a black hooded sweater with red and white lettering on its chest, black sweatpants 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. 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 wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of 24th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at approximately 3:40 p.m. in the vicinity of 245 West 107th Street, a 73-year-old female victim was walking at the location when an unidentified male approached from behind and forcibly removed the victim’s purse and fled on foot southbound on West 107th Street and Riverside Drive. A witness to the incident chased after the individual at which time he dropped the purse. The victim’s purse was recovered and returned to the victim. The victim was not injured during the course of this incident. 

The suspect is described as:

  •  A male White in his thirties, approximately 6’2″ and 170lbs, last seen wearing a blue winter coat 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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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

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

 It has been reported to police that on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m. the individual exited the rear of a yellow taxi in front of 1471 Teller Avenue, and then reentered the passenger side front door.  The individual proceeded to display a kitchen knife, and demand the 66 year-old male driver’s money. He was able to remove $90 in cash from the victim before fleeing.  The individual is described as follows:

  • Male, Hispanic
  • 14 to 15 years-old
  •  Wearing a grey hooded outer garment. 

 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 (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 criminal mischief that occurred within the confines of the 75 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 4:54 p.m. and on Saturday November 11, 2017 at 7:19 a.m. the individual did push over a statue of Saint Francis breaking the base. The statue was in the gardens of the Blessed Sacrament church located at 198 Euclid Avenue. The individual fled the location to parts unknown.

The individual is a:

  •  Male, Hispanic, medium complexion, long black hair, 20-25 years of age.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A white baseball cap, white jeans, white sneakers and shirtless.

 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: Sex Abuse (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached sketch in connection to a sex abuse incident that occurred within the confines of the 115 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday September 7, 2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m. the individual followed the 14 year-old female victim from Broadway and 103 Street into 103-04 39 Avenue where he approached her from the rear, touched her privates and kissed her on the lips. The individual then fled out of the building in an unknown direction.

 The individual is described as:

  •  A male white, in his 20s, 5’6″, slim build, black hair and blue eyes; last seen wearing a brown hooded jacket, black pants and he carried a brown messenger bag.

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’s Aviation Unit Hits The Sky To Crack Down On Illegally Flown Drones


(CBSNewYork) — More than 600,000 drones were registered with the Federal Aviation Administration last year alone.

As they grow in popularity, so do the number of accidents involving some of the amateur aircraft.

To see how the NYPD is cracking down on rogue drones, CBS2’s Maurice Dubois took to the sky with the department’s aviation unit.

One drone hit a window on the Empire State Building, another hit an Army helicopter over Staten Island, countless more have collided, slammed, and smashed across the five boroughs narrowly avoiding mass chaos.

“People could definitely die,” Lt. Richard Knoeller said.

As a pilot with the NYPD’s Aviation Unit, Knoeller takes to the skies daily, tracking and cracking down on the operators of illegally flown recreational drones.

The unit can get as many as ten calls a day about rogue drones.

More from CBS New York [HERE].

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NYPD Hosts Operation Sentry: An Annual Counterterrorism Coalition

The NYPD’s Intelligence Bureau hosted the 11th annual Operation Sentry Conference in which hundreds of law enforcement partners gathered inside Police Headquarters. The conference is a multi-regional, multi-agency collaboration designed to help detect potential threats to New York that originate outside the city and share information with other agencies about their respective cities. The program also serves as a network through which gang, narcotics, and other criminal data may be securely disseminated between agencies nationwide. By exchanging resources and information, agencies learned how to better detect, respond to, and prevent future attacks.

Police Commissioner James O’Neill welcomed the attendees to Police Headquarters and emphasized the importance of working together to develop innovative and effective ways to keep the people we serve safe:

“One of the mantras of the Operation Sentry program is “strength in unity” and it’s very true. The challenges of modern policing require strong interagency relationships and reliable partnerships both here and abroad.”

Today’s conference included speakers from the NYPD as well as national and international law enforcement agencies. Representatives from several agencies that have recently dealt with high profile cases of terrorism reflected on the incident in their area and shared information on how to prevent similar attacks in the future. Colonel Steve Kinsey of the Broward County Sheriff’s Officer broke down the timeline of the Fort Lauderdale airport attack and shared lessons learned from that day. Assistant Sheriff Thomas Roberts of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department detailed the events of the Las Vegas active shooter and analyzed their response. Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Joe Vazquez Aznarez examined their investigation and response to the Barcelona terror attack at Las Ramblas. Additionally, Senior Intelligence Analyst Robert Nill from the United States Department of Homeland Security gave a presentation about domestic terrorism. NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence John J. Miller and Deputy Director of Intelligence Analysis Ravi Satkalmi shared what the NYPD does every day to keep all New Yorkers protected.

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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to two forcible touching incidents that occurred aboard a B9 MTA bus within the confines of the 66 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday October 26, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m. inside of a moving southbound B9 bus, the individual grabbed the 22 year-old female victim’s buttocks as she stood up from her seat. The victim exited the bus and the individual moved to the back of the bus where he sat next to the second victim, a 17 year-old female. As the bus continued southbound, the individual placed his hand on the 17 year-old victim’s thigh. When she pushed his hand away and tried to get past him, the individual grabbed her buttocks. The individual got up from his seat after the victim yelled at him. The individual subsequently exited the bus in the vicinity of 1495 Ocean Parkway.

 The individual is described as:

  •  A male Hispanic, 5’2″, 150lbs, with a black backpack.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A blue baseball cap with red lettering, a black jacket 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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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to two forcible touching incidents that occurred aboard a B9 MTA bus within the confines of the 66 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday October 26, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m. inside of a moving southbound B9 bus, the individual grabbed the 22 year-old female victim’s buttocks as she stood up from her seat. The victim exited the bus and the individual moved to the back of the bus where he sat next to the second victim, a 17 year-old female. As the bus continued southbound, the individual placed his hand on the 17 year-old victim’s thigh. When she pushed his hand away and tried to get past him, the individual grabbed her buttocks. The individual got up from his seat after the victim yelled at him. The individual subsequently exited the bus in the vicinity of 1495 Ocean Parkway.

 The individual is described as:

  •  A male Hispanic, 5’2″, 150lbs, with a black backpack.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A blue baseball cap with red lettering, a black jacket 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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WANTED: Assault (Queens)

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 an assault that occurred within the confines of the 108 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday November 14, 2017, at approximately 12:35 p.m. inside of the Queens Plaza “N/R” subway station, the individual avoided payment of fare into the subway system by jumping over a turnstile. The victim, a uniformed on-duty New York City Police Officer, stopped the individual in the station’s mezzanine. As the Officer engaged the individual in conversation, he shoved her to the floor and fled into the station. The Officer gave chase but the individual fled the station aboard a northbound train. The Officer was removed to an area hospital with injuries to her back and left hand.

The individual is described as:

  • Male Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 20 to 25 years old, 5’5″ to 5’6″, 150lbs

 Last seen wearing:

  •  A red, white and blue winter hat, a black leather jacket 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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WANTED: Assault (Queens)

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 an assault that occurred within the confines of the 108 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday November 14, 2017, at approximately 12:35 p.m. inside of the Queens Plaza “N/R” subway station, the individual avoided payment of fare into the subway system by jumping over a turnstile. The victim, a uniformed on-duty New York City Police Officer, stopped the individual in the station’s mezzanine. As the Officer engaged the individual in conversation, he shoved her to the floor and fled into the station. The Officer gave chase but the individual fled the station aboard a northbound train. The Officer was removed to an area hospital with injuries to her back and left hand.

The individual is described as:

  • Male Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 20 to 25 years old, 5’5″ to 5’6″, 150lbs

 Last seen wearing:

  •  A red, white and blue winter hat, a black leather jacket 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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WANTED: Public Lewdness (Manhattan)

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

It has been reported to police that on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at approximately 3:11 p.m. the individual did expose himself to the female victim while onboard an uptown “1” train stopped inside the 155 Street subway station. He is described as follows:

  •  Male, black, thin build, dark complexion, dark eyes.

 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: Public Lewdness (Manhattan)

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

It has been reported to police that on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at approximately 3:11 p.m. the individual did expose himself to the female victim while onboard an uptown “1” train stopped inside the 155 Street subway station. He is described as follows:

  •  Male, black, thin build, dark complexion, dark eyes.

 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 NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 122 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Thursday, October 25, 2017 at approximately 1:40 a.m. the individual, along with two apprehended others, forcibly entered a residence on Harbor Road, displayed a firearm, and demanded money.  The individuals removed five (5) cellphones and fled.  One of the victims, a 46 year-old male, was pistol whipped and punched in his face, but refused medical attention.  The individual is identified as follows:

  • Vann, Josiah
  • Male, black, 18 years-old,
  • Approximately 5’11”, approximately 165lbs.

 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 NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 122 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Thursday, October 25, 2017 at approximately 1:40 a.m. the individual, along with two apprehended others, forcibly entered a residence on Harbor Road, displayed a firearm, and demanded money.  The individuals removed five (5) cellphones and fled.  One of the victims, a 46 year-old male, was pistol whipped and punched in his face, but refused medical attention.  The individual is identified as follows:

  • Vann, Josiah
  • Male, black, 18 years-old,
  • Approximately 5’11”, approximately 165lbs.

 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 New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following two males who are wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct.  The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at approximately 11:05 a.m. a 45 year old male was walking on a staircase of a residential building, located in the vicinity of Prospect Avenue and East 169 Street, when he was approached by two unknown males.  One of the males grabbed the victim around his neck and drags him down the stairs while the second male removed the victim’s backpack, containing approximately $190,000 cash, before fleeing the location. 

  • Male #1 is described as a black male who was last seen wearing a black Adidas jacket.
  • Male #2 is described as a black male who was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt

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 New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following two males who are wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct.  The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at approximately 11:05 a.m. a 45 year old male was walking on a staircase of a residential building, located in the vicinity of Prospect Avenue and East 169 Street, when he was approached by two unknown males.  One of the males grabbed the victim around his neck and drags him down the stairs while the second male removed the victim’s backpack, containing approximately $190,000 cash, before fleeing the location. 

  • Male #1 is described as a black male who was last seen wearing a black Adidas jacket.
  • Male #2 is described as a black male who was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt

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 (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 attempted robbery that occurred within the confines of the 13 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday November 13, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m. inside of a residential building in the vicinity of West 21 Street and 7 Avenue, the two individuals shoved the 76 year-old male victim up against the wall and attempted to remove his property. When the victim fought back they threw him down to the ground and then fled the building, empty-handed, westbound on West 21 Street. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The first individual is:

  •  Male, black, 20 to 30 years old, 5’8″ to 5’10”, with a beard.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A dark colored knit cap, a black hooded sweater and light colored pants.

 The second individual is:

  •  Male, black, 20 to 30 years old, 5’8″ to 5’10”; last seen wearing a dark colored hooded coat, black pants and dark colored 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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SILVER ALERT: Missing person (Brooklyn)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Missing Person (SILVER ALERT) within the confines of the 71 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that the missing was last seen on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at approximately 10:40 a.m. inside his residence.  The missing is described as follows:

  • Hampton, Edward
  • 270 Crown Street, Apt. 2H
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Male, black, 85 years-old
  • Approximately 5’8″, approximately 165lbs, brown eyes, gray hair. 

He was last seen wearing:

  •  A gray jacket, black pants, 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: Forcible Touching (Queens)

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 forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 108 Precinct/ TD#20. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 6:05 p.m. the 21-year old female victim exited a southbound “7” train at 52 Street and Roosevelt Avenue, walked down the stairs to the mezzanine area, when an individual grabbed her buttocks. When the victim turned to address the individual, he grabbed and pushed her about the breasts, before he fled the location to parts unknown. The victim refused medical attention at the scene

The individual is a:

  • Male Hispanic, 30’s, medium complexion.
  • Muscular build, 6’0″ tall , 200 lbs., brown eyes, bald.

He was last seen wearing:

  •  A black hooded sweatshirt, white sneakers and 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. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Housing Officers Presented CompStat Award for Safely Apprehending an Armed Felony Assault Suspect

NYPD Housing Police Officers Pagano and Crerand, of the Police Service Area 3 Ceasefire Team, received the NYPD CompStat Award last week for their impressive coordination and sound tactics while responding to a potentially dangerous incident in Brooklyn. On October 9, Field Intelligence Officer O’Neill was investigating a suspect’s social media accounts when he determined the suspect was in possession of a firearm. Through further investigation, Officer O’Neill established the suspect’s location and immediately shared this information with the Ceasefire Team on patrol.

When Officers Pagano and Crerand received this lead, they passed along the information to the 79 Precinct officers who were assigned to the command post directly adjacent to the location. Together, they set a plan of action. When the officers moved in to apprehend the suspect, he fled while brandishing a firearm. As Officers Pagano and Crerand pursued the suspect, officers from the 79 Precinct cut off his route in the front. After a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was apprehended while trying to scale a fence. A loaded .380 Smith and Wesson firearm and narcotics were recovered from the scene.

Over the last year and a half, Officers Pagano and Crerand have adapted to their new position in the Ceasefire Unit with overwhelming success. Within the last month alone, they have affected an arrest for strong arm robbery and have apprehended two known gang members for armed robberies. It is for this arrest, and their hard work throughout the year, that they were presented with the Chief of Department’s CompStat Award.

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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Bronx)

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

 It has been reported to police that on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at approximately 1:03 a.m. the individual followed the 15 year-old female victim into an elevator inside her residential apartment building in the vicinity of East 243 Street and White Plains Road and touched her midsection over her clothing. He is described as follows:

  • Male, approximately 35 years-old.
  • Approximately 5’9″, heavy set.

 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 (Brooklyn)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a forcible touching within the confines of the 62 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at approximately 9:30 a.m. the individual rubbed his midsection on the 20 year-old female victim’s shoulder as they were traveling on a moving B6 bus in the vicinity of 70 Street and Bay Parkway.  The individual is described as follows:

  • Male
  • Late 40’s to early 50’s
  • 5’11” to 6’00”

 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 a male depicted in the attached photo/ Video in regards to a burglary that occurred within the confines of the 104 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on November 11, 2017 at 7:43 a.m. the individual entered through gained access to a residential building, located in the vicinity of Seneca Avenue and Gates Avenue, where he kicked open an apartment door on the 2nd floor.  Once inside, he encountered a 9 year-old girl and attempted to put his hand over her mouth to prevent her from screaming.  The suspect fled the location empty handed.  There were no reported injuries in this incident.

The individual was described as:

  •  A Hispanic male who was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.

 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 Rape (Manhattan)

****Updated 11-14-17 *****

 Pursuant to an active investigation, it was determined that the individual was responsible for a forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 5 Precinct. Additional footage of the individual was gathered and submitted by investigators. Details of the incident are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Wednesday October 25, 2017, at approximately 7:10 a.m. in front of 1 Centre Street, the individual approached the 25 year-old female victim from the rear and touched her buttocks. When she confronted him, he fled into the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall “4,5,6” subway station.

 The individual is described as:

  •  Male, black, in his 40s, 5’9″, 180lbs.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A black baseball cap, a red and black shirt, a black hooded jacket, gray sweatpants and gold and red 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: Homicide (Staten Island)

****UPDATE 11/14/17****

 The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to the above homicide within the confines of the 122 Precinct:

  •  Butler, Wilbur
  •  Male, black, 39 years-old.
  • Approximately 5’7″, approximately 180lbs.
  • Brown eyes, black 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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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 Sunday from within the confines of the 122 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Missing:

  • Pirir, Sissy
  • 13-year old, female
  • 761 Manor Road
  • Staten Island, NY

 It was reported to the police that the missing was last seen at 4:00 p.m. on November 5, 2017 leaving her residence.

The missing was seen wearing:

  •  A white t-shirt, and white pants.

 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.

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WANTED: Burglary (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual depicted in the attached photo and video wanted for questioning in connection to a burglary that occurred within the confines of the 108th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. inside of 46-01 21st Street (PS-1 / MOMA Museum) a museum employee discovered two (2) print photographs were missing from location. The photographs have an estimated valued of $105,000. There were no signs of forced entry into the building. On Friday, November 3, 2017 it was reported to police that the same two stolen photographs had been mailed back to the museum. Subsequent to an investigation, it was determined that the following individual was captured on surveillance video mailing the photos from 223 Bedford Avenue (Shipping store) in the confines of the 90th Precinct on Thursday November 2, 2017 at approximately 5:50 p.m.

The suspect is described as:

  • Female White in her twenties.
  • Last seen wearing a dark cap, glasses, black overcoat, tan pants and tan 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 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 occurred within the confines of the Midtown North Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday October 25, 2017, at approximately 1:15 a.m. inside of 1535 Broadway (Marriott Marquis Hotel), the individual removed the 43 year-old male victim’s property after he fell asleep inside his hotel room. The individual fled the room with the victim’s 2 credit cards, 2 cell phones and a pair of headphones. Pursuant to the investigation, it was determined that the individual used one of the victim’s credit cards to pay for a taxi ride and to purchase merchandise at a Duane Reade located at 661 8 Avenue in Manhattan.

The individual is described as:

  •  Female white with red hair; last seen wearing a gray jacket and a black sheer top.

 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 identifying the following individual wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 63rd Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at approximately 3:00 p.m. an unidentified male entered 4305 Avenue H (S Collision Shop) and shot a 37-year-old male victim in the right thigh before removing the victim’s’ wallet.  The male fled in an older model gold Nissan Maxima or Altima. The victim was removed to Kings County Hospital where he was treated and released.

 The individual is described as:

  •  Male Black, in his thirties, 6’0″, 200lbs.

Wearing a:

  •  Blue hooded sweatshirt, light pants and black Nike Air Jordan 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: Criminal Mischief (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the photographs in connection to a criminal mischief incident that occurred within the confines of the 42 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. an unknown individual entered 1665 Vyse Avenue and attempted to break into the postal mailboxes inside the lobby using a screwdriver and a hammer. The individual caused considerable damage to the mailboxes and then fled the location.

The individual is described as:

  • Male Black, approximately in his 20s, with a slim build, dark complexion.
  • Last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants 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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NYPD Officers Lend A Helping Hand

L to R: PO Nicholas Altizer-Mercado, PO Christopher Ianno

“Being part of neighborhood policing is about directly engaging with the community,” said Police Officer Christopher Ianno. “Every situation is different and we always do our best to help people.”

A broken elevator in a Brooklyn housing development left a 92-year-old World War II veteran stranded until police officers arrived. On Monday October 23, two Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO) from the 63 Precinct in Marine Park were on patrol at the Glenwood Houses when they were flagged down. A woman asked them to help her wheelchair bound grandfather who was stuck on the fifth floor. The two cops lifted the man and his wheelchair then carried him down the five flights of stairs to the lobby of the building.

“It was not easy, we rested at each floor. But it was the only way to help and that’s why we are here,” said Police Officer Ianno.

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Police Involved Shooting (Bronx)

Remarks as Prepared for Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan Regarding the 48th Precinct Police Involved Shooting:

This briefing is preliminary, as the investigation is only a couple of hours old.

Uniformed officers from the 48 Precinct responded to a radio-run of an assault-in-progress (person stabbed) at 1974 Hughes Avenue. Upon arrival, the officers encountered a man inside the lobby of the location armed with a knife. The officers proceeded to give verbal commands to drop the knife. The officers repeated these commands more than 20 times. The armed man did not comply, and instead stepped toward the officers with the knife displayed in his right hand. At that point, both officers discharged their firearms, striking the suspect multiple times. The suspect was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he expired.

Upon reviewing the security camera footage from the lobby of 1974 Hughes Avenue, we determined the suspect our officers encountered had stabbed two female security guards at the location prior to the officers arrival. One female sustained a knife wound to her left arm, the other to her chest and arm. They were both transported to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where they are listed in serious condition.

Both officers involved in this incident were wearing body-worn cameras. This footage will be reviewed and included as part of the ongoing investigation.

Knife recovered at scene.

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WANTED: Homicide (Brooklyn)

*****UPDATE 11/12/17 *****

 The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video wanted for questioning in connection to the above homicide that occurred within the confines of the 75th Pct.

 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.

 

On November 1, 2017 at 6:34 p.m. police responded to a report of an assault at 545 Dumont Avenue (Unity Plaza Houses), within the confines of the 75th Precinct.  Upon arrival officers discovered a 25-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his torso and arm inside the lobby of 330 Hindsdale Street. EMS transported the victim to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. An investigation revealed that the victim was initially shot while in the lobby area of 545 Dumont Avenue. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

  •  Escort, Dawud
  • 25 year-old male
  • 330 Hindsdale Street apt. 137
  • Brooklyn, NY 

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WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the whereabouts of the following individual in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 1 Precinct/Transit District 2. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday October 31, 2017 at approximately 10:14 p.m. inside of a northbound “5” train, the two individuals approached the 75 year-old male victim and engaged him in conversation. The female individual then snatched the victim’s cell phone from his hand. When the victim tried to get his phone back, the female stabbed him on his left arm with a knife. As the victim continued to fight with the female, the second individual (a male) punched him in the face numerous times. When the train arrived at the Wall Street station the individuals fled the train in an unknown direction. The victim was removed to Bellevue Hospital in serious but stable condition.  The male individual was subsequently apprehended and arrested. The female has not been apprehended and was identified as follows:

  • Acuna, Scarlet
  • 29 year-old female, 5’5″, 160 to 180lbs.
  • Long dreadlocks and tattoos on her face.

She was last seen wearing:

  •  Black sweater with white skulls on its front, green pants and white sneakers.

 Arrested:

  • Beauvior, Steve
  • 21 year-old male
  • 117 East 118 Street
  • Manhattan, NY

 Charges:

  • Robbery
  • Assault

 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 (Manhattan)

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 5 Precinct/TD4. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. the victim, a 31-year old female was aboard a crowded northbound “5” train, when an individual grabbed her buttocks. When the train entered the 14 Street and Union Square subway station both the victim and individual exited the train. The individual fled the location to parts unknown.

 The individual is a:

  •  Male, black 25-30 years of age, dark complexion, 5’8″, brown eyes, black hair.

Last seen wearing:

  •  Maroon zip up hoodie, black shoes, white shirt and black 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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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 commercial robbery that occurred within the confines of the 47 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 4:32 p.m. the individuals entered the Back Home Caribbean store located at 3400 Boston Road. While one of the individuals acted as a look out the other individual displayed a firearm and demanded money. The female employee complied and the individuals fled the location in a dark colored sedan with $500. There were no reported injuries during the incident.

 Individual 1:

  • Male, black, dark complexion, 18-22 years of age, medium build.

Last seen wearing:

  • Cameo hoodie, grey pants, and white sneakers.

 Individual 2: 

  • Male, black, 18-22 years of age, medium build.

Last seen wearing:

  •  Green cameo hoodie, with a large white adidas logo dark pants 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: Grand Larceny (Staten Island)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of 120 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at approximately 5:30 p.m. inside of One Richmond Terrace (Ferry Terminal), a 21 year old female victim discovered she had left her purse at a phone booth at the location. The victim returned to the phone booth but her purse was no longer there. Subsequent investigation determined that an unknown individual did remove the victim’s purse and fled to parts unknown.  The purse contained various identification and credit cards but no charges were made or removed from the victim’s account.

 The suspect is described as:

  •  Male Black in his 20’s, last seen wearing a blue hat, black tank top 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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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Manhattan)

 

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 13 Precinct/TD4. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. the victim, a 43-year old female was on the platform inside of the Union Square East and East 14 Street subway station waiting for the southbound “4” train, when the individual approached her and grabbed her groin area. The individual fled the station to parts unknown.

The individual is a:

  •  Male, Asian, 50-65 years of age, medium complexion, 5’8″

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Red shirt, black hat, gray colored pants, dark colored shoes and had a cane.

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 (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to four robbery incidents that occurred within the confines of the 103rd Precinct. The details are as follows:

 Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at approximately 3:27 a.m. an unidentified individual entered a Gas Station located at 108-46 Merrick Boulevard brandished a gold firearm and demanded money. The gas station clerk complied and the individual fled on foot in an unknown direction with an undetermined amount of cash. There were no injuries reported in regards to this incident.

Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at approximately 1:37 a.m.two unidentified individuals entered the Key Clean Laundromat located at 199-09 Jamaica Avenue when individual #1 demanded money and clerk’s cellphone while individual #2 was acting as a lookout.  Individual #2 displayed a silver firearm while Individual #1 removed an undetermined amount of cash.  Both individuals fled on Jamaica Avenue. There were no injuries reported in regards to this incident.

Incident #3: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at approximately 12:50 a.m.two unidentified individuals entered a Gas Station located at 202-06 Hillside Avenue when individual #1 displayed a silver revolver, jumped over the counter and demanded money, while individual #2 acted as a lookout.  Individual #1 took the cash and placed it in a bag.  Both individuals fled in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported in regards to this incident.

Incident #4: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at approximately 6:40 p.m. two unidentified individuals entered a grocery store located at 198-37 Jamaica Avenue and demanded money. One of the individuals displayed a silver revolver while removing an undetermined amount of cash. The individuals then fled on foot northbound on 199th Street from Jamaica Avenue. There were no injuries reported in regards to this incident.

  •  The individuals are described as two male blacks approximately 20-years-old.

 Individual #1 was last seen wearing:

  •  Black hoody sweater under a black and dark green jacket, black pants, brown boots and carrying a black bookbag.

 Individual #2 was last seen wearing:

  •  Light gray hoody sweater, black pants, white and blacks sneakers and carrying a black bookbag.  

 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 (Brooklyn)

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 criminal mischief incident that occurred within the confines of the 72 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Saturday November 11, 2017, at approximately 1720 hours, in front of 6224 6 Avenue (Beit El-Maqdis Islamic Center), the individual used a hammer to destroy a camera and numerous windows at the location.  The individual fled the location eastbound on 62 Street.

The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Asian; last seen wearing a black hooded coat, 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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Brooklyn North Warrant Squad Arrests Suspect Wanted for Burglary Pattern

(L-R): Lieutenant John Bastedenbeck, Police Officer Douglas Connolly, Police Officer Giacomo Sciuto

Collaboration between the Brooklyn North Warrant Squad, 70 Precinct, and 63 Precinct resulted in the apprehension of a serial burglar in Brooklyn. Detective Ross, of the Brooklyn North Warrant Squad, was assigned to investigate a parole absconder who was wanted in connection with a burglary in the 70 Precinct. Over the course of the investigation, NYPD members determined that the suspect was additionally responsible for several burglaries throughout Brooklyn’s 70 and 63 Precincts.

The Warrant Squad worked with the 70 Precinct, 63 Precinct, and Narcotics to determine locations the suspect often frequents. While canvassing these areas, Warrant Squad officers spotted the suspect exiting Gershwin Park within the confines of the 75 Precinct. When the officers approached the suspect, he immediately fled. After a brief foot pursuit, the officers arrested the man. Upon further investigation, the officers were able to close out 10 open burglary complaints throughout the borough.

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Inside the Intense World of a New York Police Hostage Negotiator

New York (CNN) “It’s time.”

When a friend called New York Police Lt. Chris Zimmerman and said those two words, it immediately set off a red flag.

“I’m thinking he knows what I do for a living,” Zimmerman remembered. “It’s his way of reaching out to someone who is going to recognize it.”

Zimmerman is commander of the New York Police Department’s Hostage Negotiation Team.

He is the only full-time member dedicated to this elite group of about 125 officers, spread out across New York City.

Watch the entire interview from CNN [HERE].

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Saluting Our Veterans

To the men and women of the New York City Police Department:

Today is Veterans Day, a time we set aside each year to honor all the men and women who have served our country in uniform. Several thousand active members of the New York City Police Department are also members of the military who have pulled double-duty. Today, and every day, we thank them for their efforts, because they truly are the best our city and our nation have to offer. They are citizens who are strong enough to serve in two unique uniforms joined by a common bond. And in defending freedom and upholding the law, they protect everyone in the greatest city in the country, on behalf of the greatest nation in the world. Please join me in recognizing all that these brave professionals have accomplished – and what they continue to do – for us, and for our freedom.

Thank you for your service, happy Veterans Day, and stay safe.

Sincerely,

James P. O’Neill
Police Commissioner

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NYPD Surprises Navy Captain

(NBC4 NY) Members of Brooklyn’s 66 Precinct honored a Naval officer whose grandfather served in the Navy before becoming a detective. NBC 4 New York’s Marc Santia reports.

More from Marc Santia and NBC 4 [HERE]

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Weekend Traffic Advisory

The NYPD has announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for Saturday, 11/11, and Sunday, 11/12, 2017.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

STONE STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL (Until November 30, 2017) (Daily)
Manhattan: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Locations
:

  • Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street
  • Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street (Pedestrian Street)

Closure: Same as location

VETERAN’S DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Formation
:

  • 26th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue
  • 27th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue
  • 28th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue
  • 29th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue

Route:

  • 5th Avenue between 26th Street and 52nd Street

Dispersal:

  • 52nd Street between 6th Avenue and Park Avenue

Festival:

  • 53rd Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Closure: Same as location

ADAS MADISON AVENUE FAIR
Manhattan: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Location
:

  • Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street

Closure: Same as location

Sunday, November 12, 2017

FLIGHT 587 MEMORIAL SERVICE
Queens: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Location
:

  • Beach 116th Street between Newport Avenue and Boardwalk (In Rockaway Park)

Closure: Same as location

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Happy 242nd Birthday, Marines!

Many members of the NYPD have answered two callings. To protect the people of NYC and to protect the people of America. We salute you and wish the U.S. Marine Corps a happy 242nd birthday. Semper Fi!

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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

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 commercial robbery that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 5:25pm, an unknown individual entered the Little Caesars Pizza located at 1888 Westchester Avenue, walked up to the counter and demanded money from the 16-year-old female employee. The individual displayed what appeared to be a weapon from under his shirt and grabbed the employee by her shirt, demanding that she open the cash register draw and give him the money. The employee complied and handed approximately $200 cash to the individual, who then pulled the employee to a second cash register and demanded that she open that one as well. When the employee could not open the second register the individual let go of her shirt and fled the location in an unknown location. The employee was not injured.

The individual is described as a male black, approximately 6’0″ tall, 220 pounds, with a beard and mustache, last seen wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, a blue hat, black 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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Statement from Police Commissioner O’Neill on the conviction in the murder of Detective Brian Moore

“The murder of Detective Brian Moore reminds us of the extraordinary danger police officers face every day, protecting this City. Brian chose this profession to protect others, to do good, and to serve a cause greater than himself. He was murdered doing his job and in defense of every New Yorker. I thank the investigators and prosecutors who worked this case successfully with personal commitment and resolve. To the public who assisted us along the way: thank you for your help in ensuring that this career criminal is removed from the community and not given the opportunity to cause further harm.”

James P. O’Neill
Police Commissioner, New York City Police Department

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(NY1) NYPD credits reduction in NYC murders to gang takedowns

More than 2,000 alleged members of violent street gangs have been arrested in the city in just the last year and a half. Officials say the takedowns are a big reason New York is the safest it has been in more than 50 years.

The NYPD vows the arrests will continue.

“What I am not going to have happen is woman walking down the street having to dodge bullets, kids growing up on a block that have to worry about two heroin dealers fighting over turf,” said Dermot Shea, chief of crime control strategies for the NYPD.

The NYPD, along with federal law enforcement agencies and sometimes Homeland Security, have conducted 250 major operations against local gangs since April of last year. Twenty, thirty, forty, or more suspects arrested at one time. The sweeps taking place in every borough.

In some cases, federal prosecutors are bringing charges. In the others, borough district attorneys.

“Look, if there isn’t a problem with gangs, if there isn’t violence, if people aren’t being shot at and killed, we have no interest,” said Joon Kim, acting U.S. attorney for the southern district of New York.

Kim says gang activity is a lead cause of shootings in the city, an issue so important, he agreed to sit down with NY1 for his first one-on-one interview in his current role. He says a top priority for him is stomping out violent gangs.

Read more from NY1 [HERE]

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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual in the attached photo and video in regards to a robbery that occurred at the Mobile Mart store located at 2090 Bronxdale Avenue within the confines of the 49 Precinct. The details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 1130 hours the unidentified male did agree to sell the 26-year-old, male victim an iPhone for $180.00. Upon exchanging the money for the phone the victim realized the phone was fake and attempted to retrieve the money when the male displayed a knife and fled the location.

The male is described as Hispanic between 20-30 years old, 220 Lbs., 5’11”, wearing gray sweat pants, gray t-shirt and multi-color 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 (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 90 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at approximately 8:25 a.m. the individual approached the 47 year-old female victim while inside Dime Bank, located at 209 Havemeyer Street. The individual proceeded to punch and push the victim multiple times, and removed $420 in cash from her. EMS responded and transported the victim to Woodhull Hospital in stable condition. The individual sustained injuries to the head, nose, and ear. The individual fled northbound on Havemeyer Street. He is described as follows:

  •  Male, Hispanic, late 30’s, approximately 5’8″, approximately 170lbs, where a hat and black Northface outerwear.

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 NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 60 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m. the individual approached the 9 year-old male victim inside the elevator of his residential apartment building in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn. The individual threatened the victim with death and demanded his phone. He removed the victim’s iPhone and fled. The victim was not injured. The individual is described as follows:

  • Male, black, late teens, braids in 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: Forcible Touching (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 forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 120 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday September 14, 2017, at approximately 3:50 p.m. aboard a northbound S54 MTA bus near the intersection of Curtis Avenue and Manor Road, the individual grabbed the 15 year-old female victim’s buttocks. The victim immediately moved away from the individual and exited the bus. The individual remained on the bus and exited at the Forest Avenue and Manor Road stop.

 The individual is described as:

  •  Male black, 20 to 25 years old, 6’0″, 160lbs.

Last seen wearing:

  •  Gray shirt, blue jeans and a multi-colored 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: Forcible Touching (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached photo/ video in regards to a forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 52 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on October 27, 2017 6:00 p.m. that an unidentified male approached the 14 year-old male victim and engaged him in a conversation.  After speaking to the victim, the individual convinced him to follow him into a building, in the vicinity of Morris Avenue and East 190 Street, where he embraced the victim.  The individual then grabbed the victim’s buttocks and rubbed his genitals against the victim’s genitals over his clothing.

The individual was described as a:

  • 40 year-old black male, who is 40 years-old, 5’9” and 180 pounds. 
  • He was last seen wearing a green jacket and khaki 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 (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individuals in the attached video and photographs, who are wanted in connection to two grand larcenies and a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 107 Precinct/Transit District 20. Details are as follows:

Incident #1 (107 pct): It was reported to police that on Wednesday September 27, 2017, at approximately 9:15 a.m. inside of the Sutphin Blvd./Hillside Avenue “F” subway station, one individual snatched the 27 year-old male victim’s cell phone from his hand and ran through the station. A second individual punched the victim in the face when he tried to chase after the individual who took his cell phone.

Incident #2 (107 pct): It was reported to police that on Monday October 30, 2017, at approximately 2:45 a.m. inside of the Parsons Blvd/Hillside Avenue “F” subway station, a male snatched the 23 year-old female victim’s cell phone from her hand and fled the station.

Incident #2 (107 pct): It was reported to police that on Thursday November 2, 2017, at approximately 2:05 p.m. inside of the Sutphin Blvd./Hillside Avenue “F” subway station, a male snatched the 20 year-old female victim’s cell phone from her hand and fled the station.

The first individual is described as a:

  •  Light skinned male, with glasses and a dark colored backpack.

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Blue and white hooded sweater, black and white sweatpants and dark colored sneakers.

 The second individual is described as:

  •  Light skinned male, with glasses and a multi-colored backpack.

 Last seen wearing:

  •  Dark colored jacket, blue jeans and orange 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 (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individuals in the attached video and photographs, who are wanted in connection to two grand larcenies and a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 107 Precinct/Transit District 20. Details are as follows:

Incident #1 (107 pct): It was reported to police that on Wednesday September 27, 2017, at approximately 9:15 a.m. inside of the Sutphin Blvd./Hillside Avenue “F” subway station, one individual snatched the 27 year-old male victim’s cell phone from his hand and ran through the station. A second individual punched the victim in the face when he tried to chase after the individual who took his cell phone.

Incident #2 (107 pct): It was reported to police that on Monday October 30, 2017, at approximately 2:45 a.m. inside of the Parsons Blvd/Hillside Avenue “F” subway station, a male snatched the 23 year-old female victim’s cell phone from her hand and fled the station.

Incident #2 (107 pct): It was reported to police that on Thursday November 2, 2017, at approximately 2:05 p.m. inside of the Sutphin Blvd./Hillside Avenue “F” subway station, a male snatched the 20 year-old female victim’s cell phone from her hand and fled the station.

The first individual is described as a:

  •  Light skinned male, with glasses and a dark colored backpack.

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Blue and white hooded sweater, black and white sweatpants and dark colored sneakers.

 The second individual is described as:

  •  Light skinned male, with glasses and a multi-colored backpack.

 Last seen wearing:

  •  Dark colored jacket, blue jeans and orange 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: Public Lewdness (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 public lewdness incident that occurred within the confines of the Midtown North Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday October 17, 2017, at approximately 8:15 p.m. aboard a southbound “F” train at the 57 Street station, the 33 year-old female victim observed the individual masturbating on the train. 

The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Hispanic, in his 20s, 5’6″, 150lbs;

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Black jacket, black pants and he carried a 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: Public Lewdness (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 public lewdness incident that occurred within the confines of the Midtown North Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday October 17, 2017, at approximately 8:15 p.m. aboard a southbound “F” train at the 57 Street station, the 33 year-old female victim observed the individual masturbating on the train. 

The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Hispanic, in his 20s, 5’6″, 150lbs;

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Black jacket, black pants and he carried a 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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Housing Officers Receive CompStat Award for Helping Close a Dangerous Robbery Pattern

Police Officers Angehr and Ramos from Police Service Area 5 (PSA 5) received the NYPD’s CompStat Award for helping close a dangerous robbery pattern in Manhattan. While patrolling public housing in upper Manhattan, Officers Angehr and Ramos spotted a distressed male. The officers immediately pulled over and learned that the man had just been robbed at gunpoint. According to the victim, the two perpetrators displayed a firearm, stole $230, and fled northbound on 3rd Avenue toward a fast food chain.

The officers notified the 911 dispatcher of the incident and began to canvass the area. At East 116th Street they tactically entered the fast food restaurant and approached a man that matched one of the suspect’s descriptions. With an identity confirmation from the victim, the officers arrested the perpetrator and recovered a loaded .44 caliber magnum revolver.

This arrest was further investigated by the 23 Precinct Detective Squad later that day. The Detective Squad successfully obtained video surveillance footage that implicated the second suspect. The following morning, the PSA 5 Anti-Crime team picked up the second robber. Further investigation by the 23 and 30 Detective Squads connected the two perpetrators to four previous armed robberies. In one of the cases, shots were fired during the incident. Police Officer Angehr and Ramos were recognized for their sound tactics and astute observations.

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Inside Look at NYPD Crisis Training with Body Cams

(FOX 5 NEWS) – The fatal police shooting of Miguel Richards in the Bronx was the first captured by NYPD body cameras. It showed us what happens when officers confront an emotionally disturbed person with a weapon. The NYPD believes the new technology combined with crisis intervention training will make it safer for everyone.

The NYPD gave me an exclusive opportunity to wear a body camera and experience this cutting-edge training first hand with some sergeants. The body camera itself is about the size of a pack of cigarettes and is clipped on securely to the uniform.

So far, 860 officers have been trained with them, according to Assistant Chief Matthew Pontillo.

Read more from Lisa Evers and Fox 5 News [HERE].

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Statement By Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill Regarding Police Officers Eddie Martins And Richard Hall

Statement by Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill:

When a member of the NYPD is indicted on serious charges like these, it tarnishes all of the admirable things accomplished by other, good officers every day in neighborhoods across New York City. It also stains the legacies of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to New Yorkers. Today, the two men at the center of these allegations quit their jobs as police officers. Had these charges been upheld in an upcoming departmental trial, I would have fired them immediately. And I would have done so on behalf of every NYPD cop, because we owe the communities we serve – as well as the honest, hardworking men and women of this department – nothing less.

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Meet NYPD Sergeant Elaine Santiago

Sergeant Elaine Santiago, who is assigned to the 19 Precinct in Manhattan, always wanted to be part of the NYPD.

“It was my dream to become a cop – my father was one too,” she said.

She recently has been dedicated to helping the people affected by the hurricane in Puerto Rico. Sgt. Santiago is assisting with coordinating the relief effort at the parking lot at the Resorts World Casino in Queens since it started on October 2nd. A portion of the parking lot has been set-up to take in donated supplies where NYPD officers then sort and box them. The items are then shipped out to those who need it most.

In addition to protecting and helping the people of New York City, her determination to help the people of Puerto Rico also has a personal meaning.

“I have family living all over Puerto Rico. My family, and all Puerto Ricans, are still feeling it today – I want to help get them the help they need,” she said.

In addition to helping the people of Puerto Rico, the relief effort is helping people in other locations as well, including those impacted by the earthquakes in Mexico.

Read more [HERE]. 

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The NYPD Celebrates the Marine Corps’ 242nd Birthday

NYPD members who serve both our city and country gathered at One Police Plaza to celebrate the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday. The annual event, held by the NYPD Marine Corps Association, honors those who have a dual heritage as police officers and United States Marines. Colonel Todd P. Simmons, of the Marine Fellow Council on Foreign Relations, was the keynote speaker and received the Leatherneck Appreciation Award.

For the last 24 years, Marine Corps veterans and NYPD executives have gathered in honor of the birthdate of the United States Marine Corps. During his remarks, Police Commissioner O’Neill emphasized the underlining dedication to service that compels a person to join both organizations:

“Many of you have answered two callings….you protect our city: our neighbors and the people all around us. And our country: our freedoms and our values.”

Sergeant John Coughlin, Detective Omar Wallace, Detective Michael Curtin, and Detective John Casale received awards for their outstanding bravery and vocational service.

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Honoring Fallen Hero, Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo

Hundreds gathered to recognize fallen NYPD Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo one year after he was killed in the line of duty.

A plaque was unveiled Saturday in honor of Sergeant Tuozzolo at the 43 Precinct in the Bronx where he was dedicated to the Parkchester community.

The plaque will be inside the station house to ensure nobody ever forgets.

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Weekend Traffic Advisory

The NYPD has announced street closures for Saturday, 11/4, and Sunday, 11/5.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

STONE STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL (Until November 30, 2017) (Daily)
Manhattan: 1100 x 2200
Locations:
Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street
Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street (Pedestrian Street)
Closure: Same as location

NYC MARATHON DASH TO THE FINISH
Manhattan: 0830 x 1000
Formation:
47th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue
1st Avenue between 50th Street and 47th Street
Route:
1st Avenue between 47th Street and 42nd Street
42nd Street between 1st Avenue and 6th Avenue
6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 59th Street
59th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
Grand Army Plaza between 59th Street and East Drive
East Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Center Drive
Center Drive between East Drive and West Drive
West Drive between Center Drive and 67th Street
Closure: At the discretion of NYPD

BRONX VETERAN’S DAY PARADE
Bronx: 1200 x 1500
Formation:
Crotona Parkway between East 175th Street and East 176th Street
Route:
Crotona Parkway between East 176th Street and East 180th Street
East 180th Street between Crotona Parkway and Boston Road
Dispersal:
West Farms Soldiers Cemetery
Closure: Same as location

Sunday, November 05, 2017

NYC MARATHON
Citywide: 0900 x 1830
Locations: Staten Island:
Richmond Terrace between Jersey Street and Bay Street
Jersey Street between Richmond Terrace and Victory Boulevard
Victory Boulevard between Jersey Street and Bay Street
Bay Street between Richmond Terrace and School Road
Fingerboard Road between Bay Street and Tompkins Avenue
Tompkins Avenue between Fingerboard Road and School Road
School Road between Bay Street and Staten Island Expressway
Lily Pond Avenue between Staten Island Expressway and McClean Avenue
McClean Avenue between Lily Pond Avenue and New York Avenue
Brooklyn Route:
Dahlgren Place between Verrazano Bridge and 92nd Street (North Bound)
92nd Street between Dahlgren Place and 4th Avenue
4th Avenue between 92nd Street and Flatbush Avenue
Flatbush Avenue between 4th Avenue and Lafayette Avenue
Lafayette Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn Queens Expressway (South-bound) between Verrazano Bridge and 79th Street
7th Avenue between 79th Street and 75th Street/Bay Ridge Parkway
7th Avenue between 74th and 75th Street/Bay Ridge Parkway
74th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
6th Avenue between 74th and 75th Street / Bay Ridge Parkway
Bay Ridge Parkway between 7th Avenue and 4th Avenue
Fort Hamilton Parkway between 92nd Street and 94th Street
94th Street between Fort Hamilton Parkway and 4th Avenue
Bedford Avenue between Lafayette Avenue and Nassau Avenue
Nassau Avenue between Bedford Avenue / Lorimer Street and Manhattan Avenue
Manhattan Avenue between Nassau Avenue and Greenpoint Avenue
Greenpoint Avenue between Manhattan Avenue and McGuiness Boulevard
McGuiness Boulevard between Greenpoint Avenue and 48th Avenue (southbound)
Pulaski Bridge (South-bound)
Queens Route:
Pulaski Bridge (South-bound)
48th Avenue between 11th Street and Vernon Boulevard
Vernon Boulevard between 48th Avenue and 10th Street
10th Street between Vernon Boulevard and 44th Drive
44th Drive between 10th Street and Hunter Street
Hunter Street between 44th Drive and Crescent Street
Crescent Street between Hunter Street and Queens Plaza South
Queens Plaza South between Crescent Street and 23rd Street
Queens Plaza North between Crescent Street and 23rd Street
23rd Street between Queens Plaza South and Queens Plaza North
Queensboro Bridge (East-bound)
Manhattan Route:
Queensboro Bridge (Vehicle Entrance Ramp East-bound)
East 59th Street between Queensboro Bridge and 1st Avenue
1st Avenue between East 59th Street and Willis Avenue Bridge
60th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue
Madison Avenue Bridge
Bronx Route:
Willis Avenue Bridge / Willis Avenue
East 135th Street between Willis Avenue and Alexander Avenue
Alexander Avenue between East 135th Street and East 138th Street
East 138th Street between Alexander Avenue and Morris Avenue
Morris Avenue between East 138th Street and East 140th Street
East 140th Street between Morris Avenue and Rider Avenue
Rider Avenue between East 140th Street and East 138th Street
East 138th Street between Rider Avenue and Madison Avenue Bridge
Manhattan Route (Continued):
5th Avenue between 138th Street and 124th Street
124th Street between Madison Avenue and Mount Morris Park West
Mount Morris Park West between 124th Street between 120th Street
120th Street between Mount Morris Park West and 5th Avenue
5th Avenue between 120th Street and 90th Street
90th Street between 5th Avenue and East Drive (Central Park South-bound)
East Drive between 90th Street and Grand Army Plaza
Grand Army Plaza between East Drive and Central Park South
59th Street between 5th Avenue and Columbus Circle / 8th Avenue / Central Park West
Central Park Driveway/8th Avenue Approach to West Drive
West Drive between 8th Avenue Approach and 96th Street Approach to West Drive
96th Street Approach to West Drive
67th Street Approach to West Drive
Closure: At the discretion of NYPD

NYC MARATHON FAMILY REUNION
Manhattan: 0700 x 1800
Locations:
Central Park West between Columbus Circle and 96th Street
61st Street between Central Park West and Broadway
62nd Street between Central Park West and Broadway
63rd Street between Central Park West and Broadway
64th Street between Central Park West and Broadway
65th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
66th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
67th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
68th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
69th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
70th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
71st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
72nd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
73rd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
74th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
75th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
76th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
82nd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
83rd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
84th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
85th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
Columbus Avenue between 85th Street and Broadway
Broadway between Columbus Avenue and Columbus Circle
Closure: Same as location

MIDDLE VILLAGE VETERAN’S PARADE
Queens: 1200 x 1400
Formation:
Metropolitan Avenue between 79th Street and 78th Street
Route/Dispersal:
Metropolitan Avenue between 79th Street and 69th Street
Closure: Same as location

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Overall Crime Continues To Fall In New York City

Fewest Index Crimes and Shooting Incidents for Any October in the Modern Era. Murder, Rape and GLA Increase

New York, New York—New York City experienced a continued reduction in index crime for October, continuing the downward trend of 2017. There were 197 fewer index crimes for the month, or -2.2%, and 11 fewer shooting incidents, or -13.1%, compared with October 2016. These reductions contributed to the 4,617 fewer overall citywide index crimes, or -5.4% year-to-date, compared with 2016.

Including eight victims from Tuesday’s terrorist attack on the West Side of Manhattan, there were 26 murders in October, four more or +18.2%, compared with October 2016. There were 147 rapes reported in October, compared with 126 in October 2016. This is an increase of 21 crimes, or +16.7%. There were 1,231 robberies reported in October 2017, compared with 1,366 in October 2016. This is a reduction of 135 crimes, or -9.9%. There were 1,712 felonious assaults reported in October 2017, compared with 1,732 in October 2016. This is a reduction of 20 crimes, or -1.2%. There were 1,138 burglaries reported in October 2017, compared with 1,145 in October 2016. This is a reduction of seven crimes, or -.6%. There were 3,829 grand larcenies reported in October 2017, compared with 3,897 in October 2016. This is a reduction of 68 crimes, or -1.7%. There were 597 grand larceny autos (GLA) reported in October 2017, compared with 589 in October 2016. This is an increase of eight crimes, or +1.4%.

“The City of New York is the safest big city in the United States, and that’s thanks to the professionalism, cooperation and bravery exhibited this week by first responders and New Yorkers alike,” said Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill.

“One of the things we know, as we strive to make the City even safer, is that there will be challenges. It is our shared responsibility to meet them head-on. Whether that’s by reporting suspicious activity or having the courage to come forward as a crime victim or, as the NYPD did this week, by ending a threat and working with others to save lives. That is how we make this City safer and stronger—together.”

“On this week when the NYPD took extraordinary action in the face of terror, we learned that our city has just had yet another month of falling crime, said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “On behalf of 8.5 million New Yorkers, who have such pride in our police force, I want to thank the brave men and women of the NYPD. We see them on duty and we know we are protected by the very best.”

There were 236 crimes reported in the Transit Bureau in October 2017, compared with 224 in October 2016. This is an increase of 12 crimes, or +5.4%. There were 382 crimes reported in the Housing Bureau in October 2017, compared with 423 in October 2016. This is a reduction of 41 crimes, or -9.7%.

Note: All crime statistics are preliminary and subject to further analysis, revisions, or change.

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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 video regarding a burglary that occurred within the confines of the 73 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. an unknown individual approached a commercial vehicle parked at Boyland Street and Livonia Avenue and gained entry inside of the vehicle by damaging the lock of the passenger side door. The individual then removed an assortment of tools from the vehicle, to include a jackhammer, an electric saw, a cordless saw, a screw gun, and a socket wrench. The total value of property stolen is $1,600. The individual placed the stolen property inside of a 4-door sedan and fled the location in the vehicle.

The individual is described as a male approximately in his 40s or 50s, 6’00” tall, with a light complexion and a bald head. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and 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.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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WANTED: Menacing (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to an menacing within the confines of the 44 Precinct / Transit District 11. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at approximately 9:50 p.m. the individual attempted to enter the 161 Street and Grand Concourse subway station without paying his fare when he was stopped by the male victim. A dispute ensued, at which point the individual displayed a knife to the victim. The individual then entered the subway system and boarded a northbound “D” train. He is described as follows:

  •  Male, Hispanic, with a ponytail, wearing a white 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: Assault (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to an assault within the confines of the 50 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Thursday, November 02, 2017 at approximately 5:45 p.m. the individual displayed a cutting instrument and stabbed the 18 year-old male victim in the left arm at least one time causing massive blood loss inside a private home in the vicinity of Fort Independence Street and Bailey Place. EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where he is in critical but stable condition.

 The individual is identified as follows:

  •  Brown, Troy
  •  Male, black, 33 years-old, approximately 6’01”, approximately 200lbs, brown eyes, black 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: Assault (Queens)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to an assault within the confines of the 110 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at approximately 12:50 p.m. the individual approached the 26 year-old male victim while onboard a Queens-bound “F” train that was stopped inside the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station. The individual proceeded to strike the victim with his fist as well as a blunt object. EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital for a laceration to his forehead. The individual is described as follows:

  • Male, black, 50 to 55 years-old, 5’0″ to 5’5″.

 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 NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to a burglary within the confines of the 6 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Monday, September 25, 2017 at approximately 4:40 a.m. the individual entered Kiin Thai Eatery located at 38 East 8 Street by unknown means. The individual removed an iPad, one (1) bottle of wine and three (3) bottles of vodka and fled. He is described as follows:

  •  Male, black, with a scruffy beard, wearing sunglasses.

 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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(PIX11) Hero Cops Save Baby Who Stopped Breathing at Manhattan Subway Station

MANHATTAN – NYPD officers were at the right place at the right time Thursday evening.

An 11-month-old baby stopped breathing at the 42nd Street Subway station on 8th Avenue, and her parents started panicking.

Nearby officers were quick to report to the incident, and Officer Daniel Velasquez immediately started performing CPR until the baby started breathing.

Sgt. Mike Reilly told press that he heard commotion outside the command center and saw Officer Velasquez performing CPR, although the baby did not appear too responsive.

CPR continued until Officer John Williams came onto the scene and he immediately noticed the baby’s symptoms. “I noticed the baby was extremely hot and overheating. I realized she was having a febrile seizure- you just overheat,” Williams said.

Read more from PIX11 [HERE]

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Neighborhood Policing Is Solving Community Problems

L to R: NCO PO Paola Russel, NCO PO Joaquin Sepulveda

“Our NCO (Neighborhood Coordination Officer) teams listen very carefully to community complaints and continue to come up with positive solutions,” said Captain Vincent Greany the commanding officer of the 9 Precinct.

“Our police officers continue to strengthen relations with neighborhood residents as crime continues to go down in the East Village.”

Two Lower East Side Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO) took action to resolve a local problem after speaking to an area resident. The community member provided information regarding drug activity at the 9 Precinct Community Council monthly meeting. NCO Police Officer Joaquin Sepulveda and his partner NCO Police Officer Paola Russel collected the details and took immediate action.

The officers focused their patrol activity on the location and as a result of their work, they were able to arrest a man for selling narcotics. Their continued effort along Avenue C as well as collaboration with Sergeant Johnson, the Field Intelligence Officer (FIO), lead to a recent search warrant.

The search warrant, which was conducted at a location on Haven Place on Wednesday, October 26, resulted in the FIO team and the two NCOs resulted in one arrest and the recovery of:

  • 673 glassines of heroin
  • 3 glassine envelopes of cocaine
  • $23,322. in United States currency
  • 3 lbs of marijuana
  • Digital Scales
  • Narcotics packaging
  • 1 Samsung cellular phone
  • 4 Gravity knives
  • 1 Stun gun

Arrested:

  • Male, 54 years old

Charges:

  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon
  • Criminal Possession of Marijuana

(L-R: FIO PO Arroyo, NCO PO Sepulveda, FIO Det. Donahue)

 

 

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NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller on Terror Suspect’s “Arc of Radicalization”

John Miller joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss what he knows about the New York terror suspect’s involvement with ISIS, what they hope to learn about how he was radicalized, and the significance of the note he left behind referencing ISIS.

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Mayor: Terror Suspect Should 'Rot in Prison' But Not Face Death Penalty


Mayor: Terror Suspect Should 'Rot in Prison' But Not Face Death Penalty

Mayor Bill de Blasio said terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov should be spared the death penalty. 


WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached video in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 42 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on November 1, 2017 at 9:20 a.m. the victim, a 17 year-old male, was walking in the vicinity of Trinity Avenue and East 166 Street when the individual approached him and demanded his phone while claiming that he had a knife.  The individual fled the scene with the victim’s iPhone.

 The individual was described as a:

  •  Black male, 190 pounds, 5’8”

Last seen wearing:

  • A black hooded sweatshirt, navy blue sweatpants, white sneakers and a backpack with the image of a mouth with sharp teeth imprinted on it.

 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 male depicted in the attached video in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 67 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on October 22, 2017 at 10:40 a.m. two unknown males approached a 44 year-old male in front of 735 Rogers Avenue while branding a firearm and demanding his property.  The victim complied and handed the males his metal necklace.  The males then fled in a black livery vehicle.

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 (Queens)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to an assault within the confines of the 102 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at approximately 4:45 a.m. the individual was engaged in a verbal dispute with a 22 year-old male victim and a 38 year-old male victim after the two exited M2 Lounge, which is located at 87-50 Lefferts Boulevard. The individual proceeded to display a firearm, which he used to discharge multiple rounds, striking the 22 year-old male victim in the hip. The individual also used the weapon to strike the 38 year-old male victim on the head causing lacerations.  EMS responded and transported both victims to an area hospital.  The individual is identified as follows:

  •  Singh, Vishal
  •  Male, 27 year-old, approximately 5’11”, brown eyes, black 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: Forcible Touching (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph wanted for questioning in regards to a forcible touching that occurred within the confines of the 13th Precinct/Transit District 4. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, September 25, 2017 at approximately 8:00 a.m. a 20-year-old female was onboard a northbound 6 train at 14th Street and Union Square when she felt an individual’s private parts rubbing on her buttocks as he was standing next to the victim. The victim moved away from the individual as he continued to move with her. The victim exited the train at 33rd Street subway station and the individual remained onboard.

 The individual is a:

  •  Male, Hispanic, medium complexion, approximately 35-years-old, with brown eyes, black hair.

  Last seen wearing a:

  •  Dark blue with white stripes collar shirt and carrying a black 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 kept strictly confidential.

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'That's What Happens,' Says Driver Who Ran Over Teen 3 Times for Egging Car


'That's What Happens,' Says Driver Who Ran Over Teen 3 Times for Egging Car

The victim suffered a fractured skull base, multiple spinal fractures, bruised lungs and other injuries.


Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend in Hotel Room, But Not Her 2 Kids


Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend in Hotel Room, But Not Her 2 Kids

The jury was too divided to reach a verdict on charges in the deaths of Rebecca Cutler's two children.


Police Commissioner James O’Neill on the Today Show

Joining TODAY live, James O’Neill, commissioner of the New York Police Department, says that Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in Tuesday’s terror attack, is being questioned, and it’s still unclear whether “he acted alone or had help.” He urges New Yorkers to be alert for suspicious activity. He says that despite President Trump’s criticism of the justice system, in New York City, “the justice system is not a joke.”

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(ABC News) Hero NYPD cop who took down terror suspect: ‘We were just doing our job’

(Via ABCnews.com)- A 28-year-old New York City police officer is being hailed as a hero by the governor after the cop shot and injured the suspect in Tuesday’s deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan, which is being investigated as an act of terrorism.

Officer Ryan Nash, a five-year NYPD veteran assigned to the 1st Precinct, was one of the first officers to respond to the scene Tuesday afternoon, and he fired the shot that struck the suspect.

More from ABC news [HERE]. 

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NYPD commissioner tells David Muir: Terror attack was ‘a cowardly act’

Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill told ABC News’ David Muir today that terrorist events are a “major concern” for the New York Police Department but that authorities are working hard to “stay ahead of the curve.”

“That’s the way we get through this [latest terrorist incident],” Police Commissioner O’Neill said.

“We can’t live in fear. We have to be strong. … It can’t just be law enforcement. It’s got to be everybody in this city. … If you see something out there that doesn’t look right, as I said, you have an obligation to do something about it. The only way we get through this is we stick together.”

 

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Terrorist Planned to Continue Killing Spree at Brooklyn Bridge, Feds Say


Terrorist Planned to Continue Killing Spree at Brooklyn Bridge, Feds Say

Sayfullo Saipov was charged by federal prosecutors on Wednesday with aiding ISIS in a terror attack. 


Press Briefing Update On The Terror Act In Manhattan

Watch the full briefing updating the public on the latest information regarding the truck attack in Manhattan on October 31, 2017.

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The NYPD Takes Halloween Seriously!

Check out this video to get a behind the scenes look and see the effort members of the NYPD put in to makes sure the community gets to have a fun Halloween at NYPD designed haunted houses and more.

 



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WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the four males depicted in the attached photo in regards to a robbery within the confines of the 70 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on September 10, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. four males approached the victim, a 53 year-old male street vendor, in front of 994 Flatbush Avenue.  The unknown males attempted to remove items from his table and the victim confronted one of them.  One of the individuals shoved the victim to the ground causing pain to his hand, thigh and head.  The individuals then fled the scene after removing undetermined property from the victim’s table.

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 (Bronx)

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

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 3:45 a.m. inside of 2331 University Avenue (St. Nicholas of Tolentine School), five individuals did enter the location through an unsecured door and removed several computer laptops and other assorted items with a total estimated value of $4500.

  •  Suspect #1 is described as a female Hispanic in her teens, 5’5″ and 120lbs.
  •  Suspect #2 is described as a female Hispanic in her teens or early twenties, 5’6″ and 125lbs.
  •  Suspect #3 is described as a male Hispanic in his teens or early twenties, approximately 5’7″ and 160lbs.
  •  Suspect #4 is described as a male Hispanic in his teens or early twenties, approximately 5’7″ and 170lbs.  
  •  Suspect #5 is described as a male Hispanic in his teens or early twenties, approximately 5’7″ 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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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached sketch in regards to a forcible touching that occurred within the confines of the 20 Precinct/TD1. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. the victim, an 11-year old female was on a southbound “2” train with the individual. As the train entered the Broadway and West 79 Street subway station the victim stood up to exit the train, the individual did touch her groin with his hand. The individual remained on the train to parts unknown.

 The individual is a:

  • Male, Hispanic, medium complexion,
  • 30-years of age, medium build, 5’5″, 170 lbs.,
  • Last seen wearing blue jeans, tan hat and black shoes.

 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 (Bronx)

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 49 Precinct. Details are as follows:

Missing:

  • Smith, Justin
  • 12-year-old male Hispanic
  • 2450 Williamsbridge Road
  • Bronx, NY

 It was reported to the police that the missing was last seen on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in front of his residence. He is described as a male Hispanic, 5′ 0″ tall and 100 lbs., with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with red lettering, grey jeans a carrying a red back pack.

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/Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the identity of the two unidentified males in the attached surveillance video wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery pattern within the confines of the 104th, 90th and 75th Precincts. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1:

It was reported to police that on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 6:10 p.m. in front of 1828 Norman Street (104 Pct), two unidentified individuals entered the livery car driven by a 37-year-old male victim, displayed a firearm and demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied and the two suspects fled the livery cab on foot into a nearby building with approximately $420. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

  Incident #2:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:05 a.m. in front of 161 South 2nd Street (90th Pct), two individuals entered the livery car driven by a 40-year-old male victim, displayed a firearm and demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied and relinquished approximately $200 to the two individuals who fled eastbound on south 2nd Street. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

 Incident #3:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:45 a.m. in the vicinity of Warwick Street and Atlantic Avenue (75 Pct), an individual entered the livery car driven by a 29-year-old male victim, displayed a firearm and demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied and relinquished $346 to the individual who fled the livery cab northbound on Warwick Street. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

  •  Individual #1 is described as a male Hispanic, in his early twenties.
  •  Individual #2 is described as a male Hispanic, in his early twenties.

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 (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 occurred within the confines of the 109 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday August 23, 2017, at approximately 4:58 p.m. inside of a residential home in the vicinity of 146 Street and 26 Avenue, the 59 year-old male victim was notified by a bank representative that an unknown individual attempted to cash one of his personal checks at a TD Bank in the Bronx (640 East Fordham Road). This caused the victim’s checking account to be overdrawn. Pursuant to an active investigation, it was determined that an unknown individual gained possession of one of the victim’s bank checks and altered it. The pictured individual then deposited the check and attempted to withdraw money from a fraudulent account.

  • The individual is described as a male black; last seen wearing a white 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: Grand Larceny Pattern (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying an individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos wanted for questioning in connection to two grand larceny incidents that occurred within the confines of the 6th and Midtown South Precincts. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1 (MTS Pct): It was reported to police that on Monday, August 28, 2017 at approximately 9:25 p.m. inside of 112 West 34th Street (Sephora), an unidentified male entered the location and removed a wallet from a purse that was on the floor belonging to a 28-year-old female victim.

Incident #2 (6th Pct): It was reported to police that on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at approximately 4:10 p.m. inside of 71 8th Avenue (Shoegasm), an unidentified male entered the location and removed a bag belonging to a 60-year-old female victim who was shopping inside.

 Individual is described as an:

  •  Adult male Black who was last seen wearing a black shirt, silver chain around his neck with a charm, a hat and blue 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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Traffic Advisory For Lower Manhattan

Street closures and pedestrian crossing for Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Due to an ongoing police investigation in the vicinity of West Street, between Murray Street and Houston Street, the following will be in place until further notice:

WEST STREET CLOSURES:

Northbound from Battery Place to Canal Street
Southbound from 14th Street to Battery Place

HUGH L. CAREY TUNNEL:

Manhattan-bound traffic exiting the Hugh Carey Tunnel will only be permitted to travel southbound
South-bound traffic on the FDR Drive utilizing the Battery Park Underpass and proceeding north on WestStreet will be diverted to the Brooklyn-bound Hugh Carey Tunnel, only.

PEDESTRIAN CROSSING (SEE MAP BELOW):

There will be a West Street pedestrian crossing on the southbound side of Murray Street
Students attending Stuyvesant High School are directed to use this crossing, proceed to River Terrace, and continue northbound until they reach Chambers Street. School Safety Agents will be posted along the route to provide assistance.

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Seeking Video/Photos Regarding Terror Act in Manhattan

New York, New York—The FBI and NYPD are seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation into the terrorist act that occurred in lower Manhattan earlier today. The public is urged to share any images or videos that could assist in the investigation to the FBI link: www.fbi.gov/nyctribeca

In addition, any information to assist in this investigation can be called into either the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI or the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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Chief Monahan Remarks Regarding the 100 Precinct Police Involved Shooting

At approximately 1200 hours, three uniformed officers and a Sergeant from the 100th Precinct responded to an assault in progress at 130-00 Shore Front Parkway. Upon arrival, they observed a female in the rear of the building laying in the grass with a stab wound to her torso. The officers were directed upstairs to the first floor hallway where they encountered a male armed with a knife. The officers gave repeated verbal commands to “DROP THE KNIFE”. The suspect did not comply and three separate tasers were deployed and had no effect. The suspect still armed, advanced forward and one officer discharged his weapon once, striking the suspect in the right leg. The suspect and the victim were taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition. The knife was recovered and the investigation is ongoing.

 

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Watch: Full Remarks From The Press Briefing Regarding The Truck Attack In Manhattan

Watch the press briefing below regarding the truck attack in Manhattan on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

(Briefing begins at 24:01)

 

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Incident in Lower Manhattan

Avoid the area of West Street (Barclay Street to a Christopher Street) due to a shooting in Lower Manhattan. Expect large emergency presence.
Currently there is one person in custody. No others outstanding. All information is preliminary as the investigation is ongoing. More information when available.

Update:
The following information is preliminary as the investigation is ongoing. A media briefing will take place later.
Earlier a vehicle entered the West St. pedestrian/bike path a few blocks north of Chambers St.
The vehicle struck multiple people on the path. There are several fatalities and numerous people injured.
The vehicle continued south striking another vehicle. The suspect exited the vehicle displaying imitation firearms & was shot by NYPD
The suspect is in custody. This is preliminary, more information to follow.

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Diner Severely Injured After Biting Down on Stone Found in Taco, Suit Says


Diner Severely Injured After Biting Down on Stone Found in Taco, Suit Says

The man says he was permanently injured after chomping on the rock at Dutch Fred's in Hell's Kitchen.


The NYPD & Halloween 2017

Enjoy some photos and videos of how the NYPD is connecting with the community during Halloween 2017.

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Urgent Care Staff Made Racist Comments, Demoted Worker Who Complained: Suit


Urgent Care Staff Made Racist Comments, Demoted Worker Who Complained: Suit

A GoHealth Urgent Care worker also says in a lawsuit she was denied a promotion because of her race.


WANTED: Grand Larceny (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 grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 5 Precinct/TD2. Details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11:15 p.m. the victim, a 19-year old female was on a southbound “6” train, when it entered the Centre Street and Chambers Street subway station, the individual on the platform waited for the doors to open and grabbed the victim’s iPhone cellphone and fled the station to parts unknown.

The individual is a:

  •  Male, black, 18-25 years of age, brown eyes, black hair, medium complexion.

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Gray hat, black jacket, black shirt, black jeans and black shoes.

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 Saturday September 30, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m. inside of the Union Square “Q” subway station, one individual snatched the 25 year-old female victim’s cell phone from her hand and ran out of the station. A second individual prevented the victim from chasing after the first by blocking her path. This second individual was apprehended on scene by responding Officers.

 The outstanding individual is a:

  •  Male, black; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, blue jeans and black sneakers.

 Arrested:

15 year-old male from the Bronx

 Charges:

Grand Larceny

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 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 robbery that occurred within the confines of the 42 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Sunday October 8, 2017, at approximately 12:00 a.m. in front of 930 East 173 Street, the first individual punched the 33-year-old female victim in the face and then shoved her into a metal gate. During the altercation the victim’s cell phone fell to the ground where the second individual picked it up. Both individuals then fled the scene in an unknown direction. The victim suffered bruising and scratches to her face and head and was treated at an area hospital.

The first individual is a:

  •  Male Hispanic; last seen wearing a black and white baseball cap, a black shirt, green pants and black sneakers.

 The second individual is a:

  •  Female black, last seen wearing dark colored clothing.

 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 (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video and photo in regards to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 103 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. the victim, an 84-year old male was in front of 166-25A Jamaica Avenue, when the individual did push him to the ground breaking his arm. The individual fled southbound on 168 Street, and the victim was taken to Jamaica hospital for his injury.

The individual is a:

  •  Male, black, 35-years of age, dark complexion, 33-years of age, black hair, 5’9″, 160 lbs.,

Last seen wearing:

  •  A black jacket, white sneakers and dark colored 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: 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 a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 70 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. the victim, a 65-year old male was exiting his apartment located in the vicinity of East 19 Street and Ocean Avenue, when the individuals approached him in the lobby and struck him in the head with a firearm. The individuals did remove his gold chain from his neck and approximately $3,500 in cash. The individuals fled the location to parts unknown and the victim was taken to Kings County hospital for swelling and lacerations to the face.

Individual 1:

  • Male, black, 20-years of age,  dark complexion, brown eyes, black braided hair, 5’5″, 150 lbs.

Last seen:

  •  Riding a bike and wearing a black jacket, black jeans and black sneakers.

 Individual 2:

  • Male, black, 5’5″, 20-years of age, 150lbs., dark complexion.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A black jacket, black sneakers, and black 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: Assault (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 assault that occurred within the confines of the 61 Precinct/Transit District 34. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Friday October 27, 2017, at approximately 9:05 a.m.inside of a northbound “B” train at the Kings Highway station, the individual punched the two female victims (a 37 year-old and a 63 year-old) in the face following a dispute. The individual fled the train at the Prospect Park Station.

The individual is described as a:

  •  Female black with black hair;

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Black baseball cap, a light colored sweater, a black jacket 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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WANTED: Homicide (Manhattan)

*****Updated 10-30-17 *****

 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 homicide that occurred within the confines of the 33 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Sunday October 30, 2017, at approximately 10:40 p.m. the individual fired one round that struck the 43 year-old male victim in the head. The individual fled the scene in an unknown direction. The victim was removed to Colombia Presbyterian Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Hispanic, 25 to 33 years, 5’10”, 160lbs;

Last seen wearing a:

  •  Two tone gray hooded sweater, dark colored sweatpants and black and gray 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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Quick Thinking NYPD Officers Save Injured Construction Worker

“As police officers it’s our everyday duty to help our community. On that day, it was an amazing experience to have the opportunity to help save a life,” said Officer Dzaferovic.

Highly trained and well-equipped officers from the 17 Precinct used their NYPD-issued tourniquet to help save an injured construction worker. Police Officers Dzaferovic and Williams were patrolling the streets of Midtown Manhattan when a call came over the radio about an aided male (a male needing medical assistance). The officers rushed to the location and arrived at a construction site on 2nd Avenue. At the scene, they observed a man bleeding profusely as other construction workers attempted to stop the bleeding.

According to the injured man, he cut himself while using a construction grinder. The officers assessed his wound and determined it was likely he had punctured an artery. Having recently attended an NYPD Basic Life Support and Trauma Treatment  (BLASTT) course, Officer Dzaferovic readily provided her NYPD tourniquet to stop the blood loss. Within minutes, Emergency Medical Services arrived and transported the man to an area hospital where he is expected to make a full recovery.

“We are thankful to have the training and resources we had while rendering aid because it helped us get him home to his family,”said Officer Dzaferovic.

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Detectives Hit with 50-Count Indictment for Raping Teen in NYPD Van: DA


Detectives Hit with 50-Count Indictment for Raping Teen in NYPD Van: DA

Detectives Eddie Martins and Richard Hall were indicted for raping an 18-year-old girl, the DA said.


Queens Vape Shop Sues Rival for Sabotaging E-Cig Business


Queens Vape Shop Sues Rival for Sabotaging E-Cig Business

"It's just a niche and nascent industry, and it's kind of like the wild west," the owner's lawyer said.


NYPD & Jersey City Police Make Arrests in Brooklyn, Recover 97 Pounds of Marijuana & $931,000

NYPD police officers assigned to the Anti-Crime Team in the 71 Precinct assisted Jersey City police officers with an investigation in Brooklyn. Pursuant to the joint investigation, a search warrant was conducted at a location on Montgomery Street. As a result, the following was recovered and individuals were arrested:

Recovered:

  • 97 pounds of marijuana
  • $931,000 in U.S. currency

Arrested:

  • Male, 36 years old
  • Male, 28 years old
  • Female, 30 years old

Charges include:

  • Criminal possession of marijuana
  • Criminal sale of marijuana

 

 

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Undercover and underground with NYPD elite anti-crime subway unit

“Grand larcenies are one of the biggest crimes in transit. These guys prey on innocent people. Every single night…,” the undercover lieutenant added.
Read more [HERE]. 

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Police Commissioner’s Roosevelt Awards

Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill presented the NYPD’s Theodore Roosevelt Award to three members of the service who overcame severe illness and extensive treatment to return to their duties in the New York City Police Department.

The recipients of the award, in its twelfth year of being bestowed, include officers who underwent late-stage cancers, brain tumors, a brain aneurysm and a ruptured arterial venal malformation.

Most often remembered for his United States Presidency from 1901 to 1909,Theodore Roosevelt was previously the President of the New York City Police Commission from 1895 to 1897. He persevered physical challenges brought on by a heart condition and childhood asthma, and rose in influence and prominence throughout his lifetime. Roosevelt also served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Governor of New York. The Department has presented awards in his name since 2005.

This year’s recipients are:

SERGEANT DANIELLE BIANCANIELLO ​​​​​​​​​
108 Precinct

In June 2015, Sergeant Danielle Biancaniello was diagnosed with a brain tumor. After consultation with her doctors, it was determined that if she did not remove the benign tumor, she would lose her speech and motor skills. In September 2015, Sergeant Biancaniello had surgery to remove the tumor which caused her to lose some of her motor skills. Her recovery involved rehabilitation to walk and perform daily tasks. During her recovery, Sergeant Biancaniello was caring for her two-year-old daughter, and despite all, was still concerned about her command’s daily operation. While out sick, Sergeant Biancaniello fielded numerous precinct phone calls and even went to the station house to help complete assignments and ensure the command was operating efficiently. She returned to full duty in June of 2016. She is recognized by her colleagues as an extremely competent and dedicated supervisor who takes great pride in being one of New York’s Finest. In August 2017, Sergeant Biancaniello gave birth to a baby boy.

Sergeant Biancaniello joined the New York City Police Department in January 2004, and began her career on patrol in the 104 Precinct. She was promoted to detective in January 2011, and to sergeant in October 2011. During her 13-year career, Sergeant Biancaniello has made 357 arrests, and has been honored twice for Excellent Police Duty.

DETECTIVE JON GLADSTONE ​​​​​​​
Criminal Enterprise Division

On March 8, 2016, Detective Jon Gladstone, then assigned to Narcotics Borough Brooklyn North, was shot in the line of duty while apprehending an individual for the sale of narcotics. The 9 mm round entered Detective Gladstone’s shoulder and travelled into his chest. He was severely wounded and was hospitalized for ten days. Detective Gladstone underwent multiple surgeries, including one to reattach his severed humerus, and a second, nine months later, to remove a bullet from his torso. Despite the odds, Detective Gladstone persevered. On January 12, 2017, after nine months of rehabilitation and occupational therapy, Detective Gladstone returned to full duty, and was selected for the elite assignment of canine handler in the Criminal Enterprise Division Narcotic’s Canine Unit.

Detective Gladstone joined the New York City Police Department in January 2005, and began his career on patrol in the Midtown South Precinct. He also served in the 5 Precinct, the Manhattan South Anti-Crime Unit, the Narcotics Division and Narcotics Borough Brooklyn North. During his 12-year career, Detective Gladstone made 476 arrests, and has been honored 10 times for Excellent Police Duty and twice for Meritorious Police Duty.

DETECTIVE TODD SZEBENYI ​​​​​​​
122 Detective Squad

On February 22, 2016, Detective Todd Szebenyi was working out at the gym, when he developed a severe headache. With the advice of his physician, he went to the hospital where an initial examination found that he suffered a brain hemorrhage. He was then transferred to Staten Island University North Hospital and released after three days. After many doctor’s visits and procedures, it was determined by doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, that he was diagnosed with an arteriovenous malformation, a tangle of blood vessels in the brain that required surgery. Detective Szebenyi endured six-hours of surgery to repair the damage, and spent a total of 13 days in the hospital. During post-operative testing, it was discovered that Detective Szebenyi developed three blood clots, one in each lung, and one in his left leg that required a blood thinner to dissipate. Over the next few months he worked hard through physical therapy. On July 12, 2016, Detective Szebenyi returned to work, where he continues to perform exemplary for the 122 Precinct. In addition to making a full recovery, he completed the 2016 New York City Marathon in 5:05:13.

Detective Szebenyi joined the New York City Police Department in July 2005, and began his career on patrol in Transit Borough Brooklyn. He also served in Transit District 2 and the Transit Bureau. During his 12-year career, Detective Szebenyi has made 586 arrests, and was recognized once for Excellent Police Duty.

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A Tribute to a Fallen Hero

Members of the 44 Precinct in the Bronx came together to honor and remember Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo. The motto of the NYPD is Fidelis ad Mortem, faithful unto death. Sergeant Tuozzolo epitomized the department’s motto.

Sergeant Tuozzolo was shot and killed in November 2016 while confronting a man with a gun in the Bronx.

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Weekend Traffic Advisory

The NYPD has announce street closures for Saturday, 1028 and Sunday, 10/29.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

STONE STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL (Until November 30, 2017) (Daily)
Manhattan: 1100 x 2200
Locations:
Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street
Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street (Pedestrian Street)
Closure: Same as location

LEXINGTON AVENUE FALL FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1000 x 1800
Location:
Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS NORTH FLATBUSH FALL FEST
Brooklyn: 1200 x 1700
Locations:
6th Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and St Marks Avenue
St Marks Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and 6th Avenue
Closure: Same as location

BRONX HALLOWEEN PARADE
Bronx: 1300 x 1600
Formation:
Simpson Street between East 163rd Street and Westchester Avenue
Route:
Westchester Avenue between Simpson Street and Southern Boulevard
Southern Boulevard between Westchester Avenue and Longwood Avenue
Longwood Avenue between Southern Boulevard and Beck Street
Beck Street between Intervale Avenue and Tiffany Street
Dispersal:
Tiffany Street between Beck Street and Southern Boulevard
Closure: Same as location

JESUS TATO LAVIERA WAY
Manhattan: 1300
Location:
East 123rd Street and Second Avenue
Closure: None

Sunday, October 29, 2017

HELL’S KITCHEN FALL FAIR
Manhattan: 1000 x 1800
Locations:
8th Avenue between 42nd Street and 52nd Street
Closure: Same as location

DOT WEEKEND WALKS BAYSIDE VILLAGE
Queens: 1200 x 1830
Location:
Bell Boulevard between Northern Boulevard and 35th Avenue
Closure: Same as location

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

VILLAGE HALLOWEEN PARADE
Manhattan: 1900 x 2300
Formation:
6th Avenue between Spring Street and Canal Street
Dominick Street between Varick Street and 6th Avenue
Sullivan Street between 6th Avenue and Spring Street
Broome Street between Sullivan Street and Varick Street
Spring Street between Varick Street and 6th Avenue
Route:
6th Avenue between Spring Street and West 16th Street
Dispersal:
West 16th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
West 17th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
West 18th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
Miscellaneous:
West 10th Street between 6th Avenue and Greenwich Avenue
Van Dam Street between Varick Street and 6th Avenue
Closure: At the Discretion of NYPD

PARK SLOPE HALLOWEEN PARADE
Brooklyn: 1830 x 2100
Formation:
14th Street between 8th Avenue and 7th Avenue
Route:
7th Avenue between 14th Street and 3rd Street
Dispersal:
3rd Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
Closure: Same as location

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Emergency Response Training Exercise

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the NYPD will participate in an emergency response exercise in the vicinity of East 42nd Street between Lexington Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan. The activity is expected to take place between approximately 11:00 pm and 5:00 am. The drill is not expected to impact traffic, but there will be an increased presence of emergency personnel in the surrounding area during and after the exercise. This is only a drill.

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NYPD Bronx Precinct Names Breast Cancer Surivivor “Woman of Inspiration”

A Greenpoint woman received a big surprise at the Bronx’s 94 Precinct. Julie Wilson, a breast cancer survivor, thought she was attending an awareness event but the ceremony was for her. Watch the video to learn more about the honor she received and how the 94 Precinct is raising awareness for breast cancer.

 

 

 

 

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Coney Island Detectives Indicted for Raping Teen, Lawyer Says


Coney Island Detectives Indicted for Raping Teen, Lawyer Says

NYPD detectives Eddie Martins and Richard Hall face charges of rape and bribery, a source said. 


(NYDN.com) Daughter of 9/11 hero cop joins NYPD, makes three arrests in first week on the job

NYPD Officer Brittney Roy (l.) and Sgt. Justin Dambiskas caught a man with a handgun and high capacity clip in South Jamaica, Queens on Thursday.

(John Annese/NYDN.com)– She’s not just following in her dad’s footsteps, she’s hitting the ground running in them.

A newly-minted police officer whose NYPD sergeant dad died on Sept. 11 has made three arrests in her first week on patrol — including a gun bust on Thursday.

Brittney Roy, 23, who graduated the Police Academy Monday, caught a man with handgun and a high-capacity clip near a Queens high school, cops said.

Read more [HERE]. 

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WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the identity of the three unidentified males in the attached surveillance video wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery pattern within the confines of the 110th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1:

It was reported to police that on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 3:20 a.m. in front of 42-27 Ithaca Street, a 45-year-old male victim was approached from behind by two unidentified males who grabbed him, punched him and removed his backpack. The backpack contained the victim’s two cell phones and $200. The unidentified males fled on foot. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

 Incident #2:

It was reported to police that on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00 p.m. in front of a residence on Alstyne Ave, near Junction Boulevard, a 30-year-old male victim was approached from behind by four unidentified males who punched him in the head, back and face. The males removed an iPhone 7 and $40 before fleeing foot in unknown direction. The victim refused medical attention.

Incident #3:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 1:30 a.m. in front of 44-05 Ketcham Street, a 60-year-old male victim, was approached from behind by three unidentified males who put him in a headlock, punched him in the face and removed his Samsung Galaxy 6 and $15. The males fled in a black four-door sedan. The victim was treated at the scene by EMS for a bruising to the right side of his face and a nose bleed. 

 Clip #1 shows the three sought unidentified males at a grocery/bodega in the vicinity of Broadway and Britton Avenue just prior to Incident #3. Clip #2 and #3 show those unidentified males in the immediate vicinity of Incident #3 immediately before Incident #3.

 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 New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the two individuals 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, October 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. inside a residential building located in the vicinity of West 165 Street and Anderson Avenue, an unknown male unlawfully entered a 73-year-old female victim’s apartment, the unknown male assaulted the victim causing her an injury to the face before fleeing the scene with a Gucci coin purse worth $335, $85 cash and a credit card. EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Bronx Lebanon Hospital where she was treated and released.

 On October 3, 2017, two unknown individuals used the stolen credit card at J. Star Wine and Liquors located at 281 East 161 Street, Bronx.              The unknown individuals are described as follows:

 Individual #1:

  • Adult male, white or Hispanic with a beard.

He was last seen wearing:

  •  Red hooded sweat jacket, blue jeans and a blue baseball cap with a red brim.

 Individual #2:

  • Adult male, black, with a beard.

He was last seen wearing:

  •  Multi-colored hooded jacket and a black baseball cap.

 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: Robbery (Manhattan)

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

 It has been reported to police that on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at approximately 1:03 a.m. the male black individual approached the 35 year-old female victim in the vicinity of East 74 Street and 5th Avenue.  The individual proceeded to push the victim against a wall, displayed a knife, and demanded money. The individual removed the victim’s bag and fled into Central Park. 

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 (SILVER ALERT) within the confines of the 79 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that the missing was last seen on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at approximately 3:00 p.m.  The missing is described as follows:

  • Fletcher, Edgar
  • 307 Putnam Avenue, Apt. 1
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Male, black, approximately 6’1″, approximately 200lbs. 
  • He was last seen wearing a blue Yankee hat, blue jeans, a green jacket, and white and black, Nike 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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Fancy French Bistro's Sex Harassment of Dishwasher Nearly Killed Her: Suit


Fancy French Bistro's Sex Harassment of Dishwasher Nearly Killed Her: Suit

Le Bilboquet's management joked about the woman's complaints and refused to take action, the suit says. 


Chief Patrick D. Brennan “Cop of the Year” Award Presented to Deputy Chief Charles Scholl (Final)

Police Commissioner James O’Neill, NYPD executives, and loved ones gathered at the 67 Precinct for the Patrick D. Brennan “Cop of the Year” award ceremony. The annual award is presented to a member of the service who has served the community with distinction. This year’s awardee was Deputy Chief Charles M. Scholl from Patrol Borough Brooklyn South.

Since its inception in 2000, the award has honored a cross-section of cops who have gone above and beyond in their service to the city. As a lifelong Brooklyn resident, Deputy Chief Scholl has spent nearly 38 years serving the people of New York City. As he rose through the NYPD ranks, Deputy Chief Scholl always displayed exceptional character and dedication:

“A lifelong Brooklyn resident he has given this borough virtually all of his 38 years of service in the NYPD,” Police Commissioner O’Neill said about Deputy Chief Scholl.

His success in working with his cops and the members of the community helped him rise up through the ranks through a number of different commands in Brooklyn.”

Deputy Chief Scholl will be joining a list of incredible NYPD members who have been bestowed this honor. Detectives Dillon Stewart, Francis Hennessy, Russel Timoshenko, Sergeant Herman Yan, and Lieutenant Jack Cambria all received the “Cop of the Year” award. Assistant Chief Steven Powers and members of the Brennan family addressed those present and took the opportunity to speak about Chief Brennan’s incredible legacy.

Assistant Chief Patrick D. Brennan was a much-loved former Brooklyn South commander. Chief Brennan served all over this Borough – the North and the South.

Assistant Chief Patrick Brennan began his career with the NYPD as a patrolman in the 84th Precinct in September 1965. Before achieving the rank of Assistant Chief in July 1997, he was promoted to Sergeant in May 1973; Lieutenant in March 1984; Captain in December 1987; Deputy Inspector in May 1993; Inspector in October 1994; and Deputy Chief in August 1995.

Assistant Chief Brennan served as Commanding Officer of the 5th, 72nd, 84th and 90th Precincts, and the Criminal Justice Bureau. He also served as Commanding Officer of the Detective Squads in the 5th, 70th, and 72nd Precincts.

He was a native of Ireland and was active in the Irish-American community. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from John Jay College prior to joining the NYPD.

Chief Brennan died on July 5, 2003, following a 10-year battle with brain cancer. He is survived by his wife Monica and their children: John, Dermott, Patrick Jr., Martin, and Maureen. Dermott and Patrick Jr., were NYPD cops.

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Seven Charged in Sales of Fentanyl and Heroin at Open Air Street Market in the Bronx; Gun Possession

Reckless Endangerment Charge Stems from Overdose Caught on Video, Victim Revived by Emergency Responders

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York Division, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, and George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced today the arrest and indictment of seven defendants in connection with sales of fentanyl and heroin to undercover officers and the possession and attempted possession of weapons. One defendant is charged in connection with a fentanyl overdose that was reversed by emergency responders.

An indictment filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor is the result of a six-month investigation by the New York City Police Department’s Bronx Narcotics Heroin Overdose Team, in conjunction with the NYPD 52nd Precinct Field Intelligence Office and the New York Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Strike Force Group Z-52. The Bronx District Attorney’s Office reviewed and submitted multiple wiretap applications for court authorization in connection with the investigation.

Beginning yesterday morning, members of the NYPD and Strike Force arrested six defendants in the Bronx and Manhattan on a total of 48 counts, including Conspiracy, Criminal Sale and Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Reckless Endangerment. A seventh defendant was already in custody on unrelated charges. Arraignments are scheduled for this morning before Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Abraham Clott, Part 61, 111 Centre Street, 9th floor.

The investigation began in April of 2017 and focused on an open air drug market in the vicinity of Marion Avenue and 194th Street in the Fordham Manor section of the Bronx, a few blocks from Fordham University. This illicit market falls within the NYPD’s 52nd Precinct, which encompasses neighborhoods with some of the highest overdose death rates in the city, according to data from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). New York City experienced a 46% increase in overdose deaths in 2016, which DOHMH has attributed to fentanyl. A synthetic opioid, fentanyl is produced illicitly and is approximately 50 times stronger than heroin.

Charges in the indictment relate to 15 sales of narcotics to undercover police officers for a total of nearly $10,000. The investigation revealed that the defendants claimed to be selling heroin. However, laboratory analysis by the NYPD determined the substance sold in each of these instances was either a mixture of heroin and fentanyl or in some cases fentanyl alone.

During the investigation, police learned that BILLY PEREZ, 39, allegedly supplied several street level dealers operating in the open air market with fentanyl and heroin. Police observed PEREZ allegedly transporting narcotics from his residence at 109A Cove Court in the Soundview neighborhood of the Bronx and handing the drugs off to an intermediary in the vicinity of an apartment associated with PEREZ at 2600 Marion Avenue. The intermediary passed the narcotics to HECTOR FIGUEROA, 61, who lived in the neighborhood.

FIGUEROA allegedly supplied the narcotics to street level dealers operating in the open air drug market in front of a gated parking lot and recycling collection site. Following drug sales, the alleged dealers made cash payments to FIGUEROA and the intermediary. The defendants discussed the transportation and sale of narcotics in phone conversations and through text messages.

On September 3, 2017, stationary video camera captured one street level dealer, STANLEY SACARILLO, 35, selling glassines to a customer seated in front of the gated parking lot on Marion Avenue. The customer snorted one envelope and then the other. Shortly afterwards, the customer began to overdose. On the video, SACARILLO could be seen checking the overdose victim’s pulse and making a phone call. He then carried the overdose victim around a corner away from the drug market. The phone call proved to be to 911. An ambulance arrived and emergency responders successfully revived the victim. SACARILLO is charged with Reckless Endangerment in connection with the sale that led to the overdose.

During the investigation, SACARILLO allegedly made more than one dozen sales to undercover officers during the investigation, including the largest sale in the case, which took place three days after the overdose. On September 6, 2017, SACARILLO allegedly sold 300 individual dose glassines envelopes of purported heroin to an undercover officer for $2,850. Analysis by the NYPD laboratory showed these glassines contained fentanyl and not heroin.

PEREZ and SACARILLO also face weapons charges as a result of the wiretap investigation. PEREZ is charged with possessing a loaded firearm with intent to use the weapon against another on September 20, 2017. Video from a stationary camera on that date shows him walk into the parking lot, where he is alleged to have retrieved the gun, and then quickly head into the lobby of 2600 Marion Avenue. SACARILLO is charged with attempting to possess a gun on September 9, 2017. The investigation revealed he paid money for a weapon, but it appears that he never received it.

A court authorized search of BILLY PEREZ’s residence yesterday at 109A Cove Court yielded approximately $200,000 cash, a quantity of a powdered substance suspected to be heroin/fentanyl, including 562 filled glassine envelopes stamped with an image of a kneeling skeleton and the brand name “Pray for Death.” Another 100 glassines of suspected heroin/fentanyl bearing the same “Pray for Death” stamp were recovered from the residence of HECTOR FIGUEROA, 365 East 193rd Street, around the corner from the open air drug market. A small quantity of suspected heroin/fentanyl and clothing and items associated with PEREZ were recovered from 2600 Marion Avenue, Apt. 6.

Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan thanked her office’s Special Investigations Bureau, Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark, the New York City Police Department’s Bronx Narcotics Heroin Overdose Team, in conjunction with the NYPD 52nd Precinct Field Intelligence Office and the New York Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Strike Force Group Z-52.

The New York Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Strike Force is comprised of agents and officers of the DEA, the New York City Police Department, Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the New York State Police, the U. S. Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Marshals Service, New York National Guard, the Clarkstown Police Department, U.S. Coast Guard, Port Washington Police Department and New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. The Strike Force is partially funded by the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), which is a federally funded crime fighting initiative and part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force program.

“This predatory organization was set up for business at a recycling collection site where potential customers would return empty cans and bottles to scrape together the cash to purchase dime bags of what they thought was heroin,” said Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan. “Instead the defendants were selling fentanyl, a potent drug fueling a rash of overdose deaths that is particularly concentrated in this neighborhood. We will hold drug dealers responsible when there is clear evidence they endangered the lives of customers by profiteering off the sale of lethal drugs.”

Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark said, “The video of a man buying drugs, snorting them and quickly overdosing on a Bronx street corner is a chilling testament to the ferocity of fentanyl. Fortunately our first responders revived the victim, and his dealer stands charged with reckless endangerment. I am proud to work with our law enforcement partners to hold these merchants of destruction directly accountable for overdoses.”

“Heroin and fentanyl are killers. The defendants pushed their poison onto the streets of the Bronx, with high concentrations of fentanyl and a blatant disregard for human life,” said NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill. “I want to thank the detectives and the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the work on this case and their focus on helping save lives.”

DEA Special Agent in Charge James J. Hunt stated, “The highest overdose rates in New York City were recorded in neighborhoods such as the one this drug crew called home; the Fordham Manor section of the Bronx. The Perez’ business blended into this community, enlisting co-conspirators like a 61-year-old neighbor to act as a middle man to street level dealers. They sold heroin, heroin laced fentanyl and sometimes sold fentanyl as heroin to uninformed users and neighbors resulting in addiction and overdoses.”

“The illegal distribution of fentanyl and other opioids has ravaged American communities, and sadly continues to do so. As these indictments clearly demonstrate, the alleged brazen act of distributing this deadly poison openly in the community is an affront that will not go unchallenged by law enforcement,” said Angel Melendez, Special Agent in Charge for HSI New York.

New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II said, “I applaud the collaborative work of our law enforcement partners at all levels and for the relentless efforts to keep illegal drugs off our streets. The arrests of these seven individuals is a result of their hard work and commitment to aggressively target and pursue criminals who perpetuate the distribution of these dangerous narcotics and the criminal activities associated with them. Together, we will continue to work diligently to prevent the flow of these illegal drugs into our communities before they threaten the safety and security of our neighborhoods.”

 

More from NYC Special Narcotics Prosecutor [HERE].

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Return of “Dusk and Darkness” Safety Campaign

Starting today, New York City will aggressively address the traditional upturn in pedestrian-involved crashes normally associated with darker fall and winter evenings; in its second year, the Dusk and Darkness campaign will combine increased enforcement with education and engineering

Brooklyn —Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that as New York City enters what has traditionally been the deadliest time of year for pedestrians, it would once again conduct its trailblazing Dusk and Darkness campaign as part of Vision Zero. Standing at Brooklyn Borough Hall during City Hall in Your Borough, de Blasio Administration officials outlined the new and returning elements of the campaign, reminding drivers that in the months ahead, they should continue to obey the speed limit, slow down, yield to pedestrians when turning and expect heightened enforcement – especially in the dusk and evening hours — over the next several months.

“Our success at Vision Zero these last three years – driving down crashes here in New York City while traffic fatalities nationally are on the rise – does not mean we can rest on our past successes,” said Mayor de Blasio. “Last year’s Dusk and Darkness campaign was very promising, as we proved that a data-driven approach to time and seasonality could help actually prevent traffic fatalities – and literally save lives. But one death is one too many and there’s still so much more we can do. This year Dusk and Darkness campaign will build on last year’s effort with different elements, including new TV and radio advertising and even more focused NYPD enforcement.”

Before the first Dusk and Darkness campaign launched in October 2016, DOT conducted close analyses of year-over-year crash trends – and had observed the following:

The earlier onset of darkness in the fall and winter is highly correlated to an increase in traffic injuries and fatalities (see “heat map”). Prior to last year, severe crashes involving pedestrians increased by nearly 40 percent in the early evening hours compared to crashes outside the fall and winter.
Lower visibility during the dark hours of the colder months leads to twice as many crashes involving turns.
In 2015, 57 pedestrian fatalities occurred after October 1st, 41 percent of that year’s total. The enforcement and education efforts in last year’s Dusk and Darkness campaign together helped contribute to a dramatic 25 percent decrease – 43 pedestrian fatalities in the last quarter, 29 percent of 2016’s total.
“Where Vision Zero is concerned, the Mayor has charged his agencies to keep innovating – and our success in driving down the traditional upsurge in pedestrian fatalities last fall and winter guaranteed the Dusk and Darkness campaign would return this year,” said DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg. “We had seen that as the days shorten and the weather gets colder, crashes on our streets involving pedestrians increase. Using the data-driven strategies we employed last year — education and enforcement with our sister agencies, ensuring that every driver learns about the limited visibility of this season and the dangers of fast turns, especially in the evening hours – we are working to make Dusk and Darkness 2.0 an even greater success.”

“The Dusk to Darkness Campaign is a crucial part of the Vision Zero initiative,” said Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill. “Raising awareness about the dangers that accompany reduced daylight and the onset of cold weather makes both pedestrians and motorists safer. Throughout the campaign, the NYPD will be conducting focused enforcement in areas that have experienced fatalities, ensuring everyone is adhering to the traffic rules. Together, we seek to build on the previous successes of this campaign, as we work to reduce traffic fatalities even further.”

“With heightened attention to traffic safety during dusk and nighttime, professional drivers can play a major role in preventing traffic fatalities and injuries in New York City, bringing us closer to Vision Zero,” said TLC Commissioner and Chair Meera Joshi. “We particularly appreciate the vigilance and safety efforts of TLC-licensed drivers during the dark hours of the colder months, when there is less visibility on the road.”

“It is important for New Yorkers to keep their neighborhoods safe for all pedestrians – especially vulnerable older adults who may have limited mobility, slower reflexes and low vision. There is enough room for all of us, drivers and pedestrians alike,” said Department for the Aging Commissioner Donna Corrado. “This city that never sleeps also includes older adults, and it is imperative that they also feel safe walking at night.”

“With nights getting longer and darkness settling in earlier, we must be extra vigilant to ensure the safety of all New Yorkers as they walk our city streets,” said Youth and Community Development Commissioner Bill Chong. “I applaud Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner Trottenberg and the NYPD for protecting students leaving afterschool programs. I am encouraged by the progress of the Dusk and Darkness campaign in reducing fatalities and making the streets safer for young people and their families, and look forward to continued improvement,”.

Starting early Thursday morning, DOT and NYPD street teams will engage in a Citywide “Day of Awareness,” distributing more than a million palm cards to educate drivers and other New Yorkers at high-priority Vision Zero target areas across all five boroughs. The palm cards underscore a pre-enforcement message about speeding, failure to yield and the dangers posed by increasing darkness in the fall – reminding drivers that with less sunlight, they will have less time to react to the unexpected.

The following are the new and returning multi-agency Vision Zero initiatives being pursued over the next several months of Dusk and Darkness:

Enforcement

Increased Evening/ Nighttime Enforcement: As it did last year, NYPD will focus enforcement resources on the most hazardous violations (speeding and failure-to-yield to pedestrians), with precincts increasing their on-street presence around sunset hours when data show serious pedestrian crashes increase.
Focus on Priority Locations: NYPD will again deploy Traffic Safety personnel to provide coverage at intersections and corridors with high rates of pedestrian injuries and fatal crashes during key dusk and darkness hours.
Focused Initiatives Cracking Down on Dangerous Driving Behaviors: In October, November and December the NYPD will launch a series of initiatives to promote concentrated enforcement on speeding, cellphone/texting, failure to yield to pedestrians, blocked bicycle lanes, and other hazardous violations.
Drunk or Impaired Driving: NYPD will also focus resources on drunk-driving efforts, as the evening and nighttime hours in the fall and winter have historically been when the incidence of DWI also increases.
Taxis and For-Hire Vehicles: TLC inspectors will conduct speed enforcement to deter speeding among TLC-licensed drivers, as well as targeted enforcement of distracted drivers. The TLC will also continue its expanded deployment of inspectors, focused on safety summonses during early morning and evening hours.
Education

“Day of Awareness:” NYPD and DOT street teams will today be educating and engaging drivers and other New Yorkers at different Vision Zero priority areas in all five boroughs, including at: Brooklyn Borough Hall; Penn Station; Grand Central Station,; the Hub in the Bronx; Main Street in Flushing, Queens; St. George Ferry Terminal on Staten Island; and at Flatbush Junction in Brooklyn.
“Signs” – New Vision Zero public safety campaign for Drivers to Obey Speed Limit and Yield to Pedestrians: The award-winning Vision Zero campaigns will be updated this fall with completely fresh content. In the new campaign, real New Yorkers hold up street signs to powerfully illustrate the underlying safety message. Radio advertisements timed to air specifically around sunset hours will educate drivers to the correlation between darkness and crashes – and remind them to lower their speeds and turn slowly.
Daylight Saving Awareness: As it has done in the spring when clocks “spring forward,” DOT will lead a public-awareness campaign around the end of Daylight Saving Time, when DOT statistics from 2010-2014 show that serious collisions in early evening increase by approximately 40 percent. This year, Daylight Savings Time will end at 1:00 AM on Sunday, November 5 when clocks “fall back.”
Youth Education and After-school Programming: DOT’s Safety Educators and the DOE will be continuing teaching Cross This Way curriculum in NYC schools, noting the dangers of dusk to our most vulnerable pedestrians. The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) also notes that more than 150,000 students are currently involved in after-school programming in public schools that put them on streets during dusk hours.
Senior Center Outreach: Older adults who attend DFTA’s network of senior centers have received education and outreach focused on improving safety conditions in their neighborhoods and sharing tips for getting around safely, presented by NYC DOT and NYPD.
TLC-Licensed Driver Outreach: TLC will provide outreach to the city’s 170,000 taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers on the need to be cautious during dusk hours through text messages, postcards, and other channels. In addition, Vision Zero ads will run on Taxi TV, providing another opportunity to reach the broader public.
Street Design

Upgraded Corridors and Intersections, with Record Amount of Protected Bike Lanes: In 2017, DOT has so far completed 66 Safety Improvement Projects around New York City – including expanded pedestrian space, corridor improvements, and intersection treatments — with 39 of them located in targeted Vision Zero priority geographies. By the end of 2017, DOT expects to complete at least 40 more SIPs, along with a record 25 miles of protected bike lanes.
Woodhaven/Cross Bay Boulevard Safety Improvements: The largest safety project being completed by DOT this year is along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards in Queens. A Vision Zero Priority Corridor, the 14-mile roadway is among the widest and most crash-prone in all of New York City; between 2011-2015, nearly 3,000 people were injured along this corridor, with 24 people killed. As part of its transformation this fall into a new Select Bus Service route for the Q52 and Q53 MTA buses that travel from Elmhurst to the Rockaways, DOT has started extending curbs, as well as adding pedestrian refuge islands, left-turn bays and dedicated bus lanes – along with a plan for new public art.
In 2017, as part of Vision Zero, DOT has implemented its most aggressive street redesign safety program, with increased investment in street redesign and traffic-calming measures citywide. DOT has improved the safety at a record number of dangerous intersections and thoroughfares, expecting to install more than 25 miles of protected bike lanes along key high-traffic corridors like Queens Boulevard and 111th Street in Queens, 5th Avenue, 7th Avenue and Park Row in Manhattan — as well as installing a record number of leading pedestrian intervals (LPIs) – more than 700 – to give pedestrians a head start while crossing the street.

Administration officials also shared the latest Vision Zero safety statistics: for 2017 to date, New York City has seen 179 traffic fatalities, compared to 191 on this date in 2016 – a 6 percent decrease. The number of pedestrians struck and killed in 2017 is 85, compared to 118 by this date in 2016, a 28 percent decrease.

“As always, I ask drivers on Brooklyn’s highways and byways to put safety first, keeping in mind all of those who use our streets,” said Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. “Vision Zero can become a reality when we watch where we go and, when necessary, take it slow. As our clocks ‘fall back,’ let’s not falter in our commitment to safe streets for all.”

“Mayor de Blasio’s ‘Vision Zero Action Plan’ has helped reduce injuries and fatalities for pedestrians, motorists, and passengers alike, even while traffic fatalities are on the rise nationwide,” said Assembly Member Richard N. Gottfried. “By increasing public awareness of the increased risk of accidents during dusk and evening hours, the de Blasio administration will help make New York even safer.”

“As the winter approaches, we have to make sure that New Yorkers are educated on the dangers of the day getting darker earlier,” said Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, chair of the Council Committee on Transportation. “The ‘Dust and Darkness’ campaign has shown to be successful. I look forward to working with the DOT to ensuring further success this year.” I look forward to working with the DOT to ensuring further success this year.”

“What happened to me was not an anomaly, and was by no means unavoidable,” said Cara Cancelmo, a member of Families for Safe Streets who was hit in a crash. “Every 2 hours a New Yorker is injured in a crash. It was a crash that could have been prevented, a crash that could happen to any New Yorker at any time. We must all fight together to change that stark reality. Those of us who bear this pain know the truth – our city is not safe, and we must all fight together to change that stark reality. We need to address the culture of reckless driving – with widespread use of speed safety cameras to enforce the lower speed limit and redesigned streets that will help cars, bikes and pedestrians share the road to keep everyone safe. It is a matter of life or death.”

For more information about the de Blasio Administration’s Vision Zero initiative, please see www.nyc.gov/visionzero.

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Man Freed After Flawed Trial Will Not Be Charged Again, Bronx DA Says


Man Freed After Flawed Trial Will Not Be Charged Again, Bronx DA Says

Key evidence was withheld during his trial, according to the Bronx DA's Office. 


WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two persons of interest wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 47 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at approximately 3:00 p.m. two individuals forcibly entered a residential building in the Wakefield Section of the Bronx and headed into a basement apartment. Once inside, the individuals tied up a 10 year-old male by placing a cloth belt around his neck and affixed it to a pipe. The individuals removed jewelry and fled. The persons of interest are described as follows:

  • 1: Male, wearing a red t-shirt, jeans, with a shaved head.
  • 2: Male, wearing a white t-shirt, and 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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WANTED: Aggravated Harassment (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 an aggravated harassment that occurred within the confines of the 17 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 5:00 a.m. the individuals are captured on video surveillance spray painting a pink swastika on the door of the Sutton Place Synagogue located at 225 East 51 Street. The individuals fled the location in an unknown direction.

  • The individuals are described as all males.

 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: Grand Larceny Pattern (Brooklyn/Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individual in the attached video wanted for questioning in connection to several forgery incidents that occurred within the confines of the 61st, 63rd, 68th and 107th Precincts. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1(61st Pct):

It was reported to police that on Friday, July 21, 2017, at approximately 8:00 a.m a 72-year-old female victim attempted to conduct a banking transaction through the use of a check. It was discovered some time later that the check was altered. An unidentified female entered the Bank of America and successfully cashed the fraudulent check in excess of $800 from the victim’s account. The female fled the location on foot to parts unknown.

 Incident #2(63rd Pct):

It was reported to police that on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at approximately 12:00 p.m. a 78-year-old female victim attempted to conduct a banking transaction through use of a check. It was discovered some time later that the check was altered. Pursuant to an investigation, the unidentified female entered 622 Old Country Rd, Westbury (Dime Bank) and successfully cashed the fraudulent check in excess of $800. The female fled the location on foot in unknown direction.

 Incident #3(63rd Pct):

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, August 02, 2017, at approximately 1:00 p.m. a 28-year-old male victim attempted to conduct a banking transaction through the use of a check. It was discovered some time later that the check was altered. Pursuant to an investigation, it was determined that the unidentified female cashed the fraudulent check in excess of $800 at a TD Bank in Farmingdale, NY before fleeing in unknown direction.

Incident #4(107th Pct):

It was reported to police that on Monday, August 02, 2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m. an 88-year-old female victim attempted to conduct a banking transaction through the use of a check. It was discovered some time later that the check was altered and cashed in excess of $800 by the unidentified female at the Dime Bank in Westbury, NY.

Incident #5(68th Pct):

It was reported to police that on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at approximately 2:00 p.m. a 73-year-old female victim attempted to conduct a banking transaction through the use of a check. It was discovered some time later that the check was altered and cashed in excess of $800 at Santander Bank in Manhattan by the unidentified female.

 Incident #6(68th Pct):

It was reported to police that on Monday, August 12, 2017, at approximately 12:00 p.m. a 75-year-old female victim attempted to conduct a banking transaction through the use of a check. It was determined some time later the check was altered and the unidentified female cashed in excess of $800 at the Dime Bank in Westbury, NY.

Incident #7(63rd Pct):

It was reported to police that on Monday, October 02, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m. a 78-year-old male victim attempted to conduct a banking transaction through the use of a check. It was discovered some time later that the check was altered and the unidentified female attempted to cash the check at the Dime Bank in Westbury, NY, but was unsuccessful. The female fled the location in unknown direction.

  •  The suspect is described as a female, Black, in her 30’s, 5’5″ and 110 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: Sexual Abuse (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 sex abuse incident that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday October 18, 2017, at approximately 10:40 p.m. in front of 1282 Rosedale Avenue, the individual approached the 36 year-old female victim from the rear, placed her in a bear hug, touched her genitals and knocked her to the ground. Once on the ground he sexually assaulted her and fled the scene northbound on Rosedale Avenue. The victim was treated at a nearby hospital.

  • The individual is described as a male Hispanic, 25 to 35 years old, 5’6″ to 5’7″; last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a black and gray hooded sweater, blue 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: Public Lewdness Pattern (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individual in the attached photograph, who is wanted in connection to several public lewdness incidents that occurred within the confines of the 10 and 17 Precincts. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1 (17 pct): It was reported to police that on Friday September 29, 2017, at approximately 8:30 a.m. inside of a northbound “E” train at the 53 Street station, the 34 year-old female victim observed the individual masturbating on the train.

 Incident #2 (10 pct): It was reported to police that on Wednesday October 11, 2017, at approximately 2:00 p.m. inside of a southbound “A” train at the 14 Street station, the 32 year-old male victim observed the individual masturbating on the train.

  •  The individual is described as a male, black, 50 to 60 years old, 6’0″ to 6’3″, 200 to 250lbs; last seen wearing a light colored jacket 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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WANTED: Forcible Touching (Queens)

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 forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 115 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday September 27, 2017, at approximately 3:40 a.m. in the vicinity of 94 Street and 37 Avenue, the individual approached the 57 year-old female victim from the rear and grabbed her buttocks. He then fled southbound on 94 Street.

  •  The individual is described as a male Hispanic, 25 to 30 years old; last seen wearing a red shirt, blue jean 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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WANTED: Attempted Rape (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 an attempted rape that occurred within the confines of the 25 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:40 a.m. the victim, a 28-year old female entered the elevator of a residential building located within the vicinity of East 124 Street and 3rd Avenue.  While inside the elevator a male individual began to grab and touch the victim.  The victim returned the elevator to the lobby where the individual threw the victim to the ground and proceeded to touch her and attempted to remove her clothing.  During the struggle the victim did scratch the individual’s face who fled the building in an unknown direction. 

  •  The individual is described as a male, black, 40-years of age, 5’9″, 180lbs., medium complexion, brown eyes, black hair, last seen wearing a black hat, black sneakers, black jacket, and black 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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WANTED: Rape (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 rape that occurred within the confines of the 52 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 4:10 p.m. the victim, a 37-year old female was in the vicinity of Dekalb Avenue and East 208 Street, when the individual engaged in conversation with her. The individual lead the victim to a secluded area of Dekalb Avenue and East 208 Street, where he did punch her in the face and raped her. The victim did go to North Central Bronx hospital for a nose injury and the individual fled the location to parts unknown.

  •  The individual is a male, light complexion, 28-years of age, 5’10”, 150 lbs., balding brown eyes, last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black sneakers, white shirt, black jeans and a black 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.

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NYPD Officers Deliver Baby in Brooklyn

 

 

Police officers assigned to the 69 Precinct in helped deliver a baby on the streets of Brooklyn. Police Officers Brunner and Leonard were stopped by the woman’s frantic husband who alerted them that he needed help – his wife was in labor inside their car. The car was stopped at the corner of 105th Street and Flatlands Avenue. Upon opening the door to the vehicle, the two officers, along Sergeant Blum who now had arrived on the scene, saw the woman reclined and in the midst of giving birth.

Officer Brennan assisted the woman deliver the baby and removed the umbilical cord from the newborn’s neck as it had become wrapped around it.

Sergeant Blum did not hold back his appreciation of the “cool under pressure” his two young officers had:

“They did an amazing job keeping the baby and mother comfortable, reassuring the mother that she’s gonna be fine.”

The three waited with the new parents and baby until the medics arrived. The mother and baby Benjamin are both in the hospital and are in good health.

Read more at the NY Daily News [HERE]. 

Police Officers (l. to r) Patrick Leonard and Abigail Brunner of the 69 Precinct, standing with Sgt. Anthony Blum (r.), delivered a baby inside an SUV in Brooklyn on Wednesday. (KEN MURRAY/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)

 

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Bed-Stuy Landlord Hit With Heavy Fines for Hosting Dozens of Airbnb Guests


Bed-Stuy Landlord Hit With Heavy Fines for Hosting Dozens of Airbnb Guests

The landlord had 29 guests in a Nostrand Avenue townhouse during one inspection, officials said.


Construction at 'World's Largest' Kosher Restaurant Cost Eatery $2M: Suit


Construction at 'World's Largest' Kosher Restaurant Cost Eatery $2M: Suit

Renovations to the building housing Abigael's On Broadway to leaks and a rat infestation, the suit says.


Judge Voids Hiring of Controversial District Manager at Crown Heights Board


Judge Voids Hiring of Controversial District Manager at Crown Heights Board

CB9 was sued over the hiring of Carmen Martinez for the $100,000-a-year administrative job.


NYPD Haunted House 2017

BOO!!!

Visit the NYPD’s Haunted House if you dare…

Kids of all ages are invited to Brooklyn’s 78 Precinct starting today through Oct. 30, 3 to 9 p.m. Free candy for the little ones and braver kids and parents are invited to descend the stairs into the spooky station house basement.
Happy Halloween!

78 Precinct “Haunted Station House” (Brooklyn)

  • October 25-30th
  • 3 – 9pm
  • 65 6th Avenue

 

Here’s some information on additional NYPD Halloween related fun:

100 Precinct “Haunted Station House” (Queens)

  • Friday, October 27
  • 4 – 9pm
  • 92-24 Rockaway Beach Blvd

42 Precinct “Haunted Cells” (Bronx)

  • Tuesday, October 31
  • 4 – 10pm
  • 830 Washington Avenue

 

79 Precinct P.A.L. Halloween Karaoke & Talent Show, (Brooklyn)

  • Wednesday, October 25
  • 4 – 5:30pm (ages 5-12)
  • 6-9:30pm (ages 12-17)
  • 495 Gates Avenue

 

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WANTED: Petit Larceny (Queens)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following unknown female individual wanted in connection to a petit larceny within the confines of the 115 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Friday, October 20, 2017 at approximately 8:20 a.m. the female individual did enter the fenced front yard area of 97-04 37 Avenue and removed a 2-year-old white Shih Tzu dog. After taking possession of the dog, the female fled east on 37 Avenue.

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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Missing Person (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 44 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:

 It was reported to police that the missing was last seen on Monday October 23, 2017, inside of 1000 Teller Avenue (Urban Science Academy), at approximately 2:00 p.m. The missing is described as a male black, 4’9″ tall, 70lbs, brown eyes and black hair; last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and a blue and gray backpack.

 Missing:

  • Alcantaro, Milton
  • 10 year-old male
  • 1127 Sheridan Avenue
  • Bronx, 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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Missing Person (Manhattan)

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 10th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Missing:

  • Leibert, Gavin
  • 13-year-old male
  • 232 West 29th Street #209
  • New York, NY

 It was reported to the police that the missing was last seen Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 11:20 a.m. leaving his residence. He is described as a male Black, 5′ and 100lbs, the missing was last seen wearing green hoodie, and black shorts.

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: Forgery (Staten Island)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following male wanted for questioning in connection to a forgery (ATM Skimming) within the confines of the 122nd Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Sunday, August 13th, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m. a customer entered 1833 Hylan Boulevard (NY Community Bank) attempting to use the ATM and discovered the fraudulent device. The customer contacted bank employees who notified authorities. Upon arrival, officers removed the illegal ATM skimming device from the location.

 The following individual being sought for questioning is described as follows:

  •  White male, approximately 20-30 years old, last seen wearing dark sunglasses, polo shirt and 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 (Brooklyn)

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 an assault that occurred within the confines of the 77 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday September 27, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m. inside of a northbound “5” train at the Franklin Avenue subway station, the individual punched the victim in the face numerous times following a dispute. The individual fled the train in an unknown direction. The victim was removed to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

  •  The individual is described as a male black, 25 to 35 years old, with long dreadlocks, a goatee and glasses; last seen wearing black baseball cap and a black sweater.

 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 in connection to a forcible touching within the confines of the 47 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at approximately 5:10 p.m. the individual grabbed the 22 year-old female victim’s breast from behind while on Barnes Avenue in the Wakefield Section of the Bronx and fled. He is described as follows:

  •  Male, black, dark skin, approximately 25 to 35 years-old, 5’7″ to 5’9″, approximately 185lbs, brown eyes, black hair, wearing a white t-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: Assault (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 102 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 3:25 p.m. at Lefferts Boulevard and 101 Avenue, the 13-year-old female victim was got off the Q10 bus and was approached from behind by an unknown individual. When the victim turned around, the individual threw an unknown liquid in her face and made an anti-white remark. The individual then fled on foot traveling northbound on Lefferts Boulevard heading toward 97 Avenue. The victim sustained burning to her eyes and was removed to Jamaica Hospital where she was treated and released. The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.

 The individual is described as a male black, approximately 30-years-old, with a bald head, a dark complexion, last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with a red shirt underneath, royal blue pants and tan & brown boots.

  • A cellphone photo of the individual taken by the victim immediately after the incident 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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Celeb Chef Sues Her Own W. 14th St. Restaurant for 'Lackluster Performance'


Celeb Chef Sues Her Own W. 14th St. Restaurant for 'Lackluster Performance'

Fatbird defaulted on payments and has "been operating ... in a substandard manner," the suit claims. 


Bronx Anti-Crime Team Apprehends Armed Robbery Suspect

(L-R): Police Officer Hoxha, Police Officer Aybar, and Police Officer Yakubovsky

Members of the 42 Precinct Anti-Crime team were patrolling the streets of the Bronx when a call came over the radio about a gunpoint robbery on Jennings Street. As the officers approached the area, they spotted a man that fit the suspect’s description. The officers immediately pulled over and approached him for questioning.

When the suspect saw the plainclothes officers approaching, he fled on foot. Officers Aybar and Hoxha pursued the suspect as Sergeant Velez and Officer Casey sought to cut him off ahead in their department vehicle. During the foot pursuit, the suspect turned into an alley and descended the stairs to a basement apartment. Officers Aybar and Hoxha were able to catch up to the suspect before he entered the building. As they apprehended the suspect, Officers Aybar and Hoxha informed Sergeant Velez that they had heard the suspect drop something while fleeing. Sergeant Velez searched the staircase and recovered the firearm used in the earlier robbery. With assistance from Officer Yakubovsky, and other members of the Anti-Crime team, the officers arrested the suspect without further incident.

The Anti-Crime team’s astute observations, sound tactics, and seamless coordination resulted in the swift apprehension of this dangerous perpetrator. Sergeant Velez believes this is just another example of the exceptional work members of the 42 Precinct do every single day:

“The great work by the Anti Crime team that night is a reflection of the great work being done by the officers in the 42 Precinct. We are dedicated to keeping the Bronx safe and getting illegal guns off our streets.”

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On-The-Job Sex Between Cops, Civilians Should Always Be Illegal, Pol Says


On-The-Job Sex Between Cops, Civilians Should Always Be Illegal, Pol Says

Councilman Mark Treyger says he's drafting city legislation outlawing cops from having on-the-job sex.


Man Who Killed Girlfriend and 2 Girls Testifies He Was Trying to Save Kids


Man Who Killed Girlfriend and 2 Girls Testifies He Was Trying to Save Kids

Michael Sykes said Rebecca Cutler attacked the children and he only stabbed her in defense.


Drug Dealer Charged in Manhattan Federal Court for Selling Heroin and Counterfeit Oxycodone over the Internet

Defendant Arrested With Approximately 32 Kilograms of Illicit Prescription Pills In His Possession

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, James J. Hunt, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector-in-Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), James P. O’Neill, the Police Commissioner of the City of New York (“NYPD”), George P. Beach II, the Superintendent of the New York State Police (“NYSP”), and Angel M. Melendez, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), announced today the arrest of CRISTIAN RODRIGUEZ, who distributed through the U.S. mail heroin, oxycodone and other prescription drugs that were illegally sold over the Internet and on “dark web” marketplaces.  When RODRIGUEZ was arrested yesterday, the DEA and USPIS seized approximately 32 kilograms of prescription drugs that were in his apartment.  The defendant was presented yesterday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis in Manhattan federal court.

Acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim said:  “As alleged, Cristian Rodriguez used the anonymity of the internet to peddle massive quantities of addictive pain killers without valid prescriptions.  Hiding behind computers, Rodriguez and his co-conspirators allegedly sold and shipped multiple kilograms of highly addictive prescription drugs and potentially lethal opioids.  Thanks to the outstanding work of our law enforcement partners, Rodriguez has been arrested and his dangerous business has been taken offline.”

DEA Special Agent-in-Charge James J. Hunt said:  “Anonymity is a drug trafficker’s friend and law enforcement’s foe.  Yesterday’s street corner dealer has been replaced by the dark web that enables criminal activity and drug addiction.  Online illicit marketplaces challenge law enforcement, but this investigation demonstrates how joint efforts can lead to the arrest of an alleged major drug distributor based in New York City.”

USPIS Inspector-in-Charge Philip R. Bartlett said: “The opioid crisis has become a national emergency impacting the lives of so many unsuspecting families.  Postal Inspectors, along with their law enforcement partners, are determined to put a stop to the distribution of illegal narcotics, safeguarding the American public.”

NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill said:  “This defendant attempted to use the anonymity of the internet to peddle heroin, counterfeit oxycodone, and other prescription drugs to those battling serious addiction.  Those who profit on at the expense of others’ well-being will be investigated and prosecuted, aggressively. Today’s arrest is the latest example of our continued commitment.”

NYSP Superintendent George P. Beach II said:  “This arrest is another example of how dedicated police work and strong law enforcement partnerships are succeeding in keeping dangerous narcotics from infiltrating our neighborhoods.  Criminals who illegally sell counterfeit prescription drugs are putting our communities as risk.  These pharmaceuticals, when not taken under the supervision of a doctor, can be highly addictive and destroy lives.  I commend the hard work of the Strike Force and all of our law enforcement partners as they fight to keep drugs off our streets and work to prevent prescription drug abuse.”

HSI Special Agent-in-Charge Angel Melendez said:  “These multi-agency task forces are essential in the fight against the illegal proliferation of potentially deadly and highly-addictive prescription drugs.  The arrest of the defendant and the significant seizures announced today ensure that these drugs will never make it into our communities to do untold harm.”

According to the allegations in the Complaint and statements made in Manhattan federal court:[[1]]

Since at least May 2016, RODRIGUEZ and his co-conspirators anonymously sold and distributed controlled substances over the Internet via online marketplaces and “dark web” sites.  RODRIGUEZ shipped various prescription drugs, including counterfeit oxycodone, which was actually made of heroin and other substances, to individuals across the United States.  RODRIGUEZ maintained a stockpile of these drugs in his apartment in the Bronx, New York.  A search of RODRIGUEZ’s residence at the time of his arrest uncovered, among other things, approximately 32 kilograms of prescription drugs, shipping supplies, drug paraphernalia, money transfer records, and electronics typically used in the operation of online narcotics distribution schemes.

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RODRIGUEZ, 43, of the Dominican Republic, was charged with one count of distributing and possessing with intent to distribute heroin and oxycodone, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.  The maximum potential sentence is prescribed by Congress and is provided here for informational purposes only, as any sentencing of the defendant will be determined by the judge.

Mr. Kim praised the outstanding investigative work of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the DEA’s New York Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Strike Force.  The Strike Force comprises agents and officers of the DEA, the New York City Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations, the New York State Police, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigative Division, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Marshals Service, the New York National Guard, the Clarkstown Police Department, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Port Washington Police Department, and the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.  The Strike Force is partially funded by the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (“HIDTA”), which is a federally funded crime fighting initiative and part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (“OCDTEF”) program.

In an effort to help prevent prescription drug abuse and theft, the DEA and its local law enforcement, community, and tribal partners are offering the public its 14th opportunity in seven years to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  This Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., individuals can take pills and other solid forms of medication to one of almost 5,000 collection sites manned by more than 4,000 partners nationwide.  Individuals can find nearby collection sites at www.DEATakeBack.com.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

This case is being handled by the Office’s Narcotics Unit.  Assistant United States Attorney Nicolas Roos is in charge of the prosecution.

The charges contained in the Complaint are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Mom of Teen Slain in Class Plans to Sue Police and City for $25M: Lawyer


Mom of Teen Slain in Class Plans to Sue Police and City for $25M: Lawyer

“There was a recipe for disaster," said Sanford Rubenstein, the lawyer for the victim's family. 


Frantic Moments After Fatal Shooting of NYPD Officer Recounted at Trial


Frantic Moments After Fatal Shooting of NYPD Officer Recounted at Trial

A fellow officer testified he drove about 100 mph to get the officer to a hospital within 10 minutes.


WANTED: Grand Larceny (Staten Island)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individuals wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of 120th Precinct. Details are as follows:

It has been reported to police that on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m. inside of 170 Lynhurst Avenue, (Discount Store) five unidentified individuals were observed on surveillance video entering the location and believed to had removed approximately $15,000 from inside the store’s payroll area. The individuals are observed leaving the location on foot, entering vehicles parked nearby and fleeing to parts unknown. One of the vehicles is described as a red mini-van.

The individuals are described as follows:

  • Suspect #1 is described as an Asian male in his twenties, last seen wearing a burgundy jacket, white T-shirt, black pants and shoes.
  • Suspect #2 is described as an Asian female in her twenties, last seen wearing a head scarf and dark full length dress.
  • Suspect #3 is described as an Asian male in his twenties, last seen wearing a black polo shirt and blue jeans.
  • Suspect #4 is described as an Asian male in his late teens or early twenties, last seen wearing a gray T-shirt and black pants.
  • Suspect #5 is described as an Asian female in her twenties, last seen wearing a burgundy short sleeve 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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WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

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 robbery that occurred within the confines of the 42 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Saturday October 21, 2017, at approximately 5:50 p.m. in front of 927 East 174 Street, the two male victims (a 32 year-old and a 36 year-old) were involved in a vehicle collision wherein their car struck a black four door sedan. The occupants of the sedan, 5 males, exited their vehicle and assaulted the two victims following a dispute. During the assault one of the males removed approximately $700 in cash from the 36 year-old male victim’s waist pack. In addition, one of the individuals brandished a knife. The males fled eastbound on East 174 Street inside of the sedan. The 32 year-old victim suffered bruising to his face and the 36 year-old had a broken nose; both were treated at St. Barnabas Hospital.

  • The first individual is a male, black, 20 to 30 years old; last seen a black baseball cap, a white shirt, a blue jacket, black pants and black and white sneakers.
  •  The second individual is a male, black, 20 to 30 years old, with a beard; last seen wearing light colored baseball cap, a white shirt, light colored pants and white sneakers.
  •  The three other individuals were described as male blacks, 20 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: Robbery Pattern (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photo and sketches wanted for questioning in regards to a robbery pattern that occurred within the confines of the 49 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident#1: It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, October 04, 2017 at 12:58 a.m. in front of 1280 East Tremont Avenue, a 20 year old male victim, was approached by two unidentified individuals, who displayed a black firearm and demanded the victim’s cell phone. The individuals removed the cell phone and departed to unknown direction.

Incident#2: On Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:35 p.m. in front of 677 van nest Avenue, a 17 year old male victim, was approached by two unidentified individuals who displayed a black firearm and demanded the victim’s cell phone. The individuals removed the cell phone and departed to unknown direction.

 Incident#3: On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 12:25 p.m. in front of 537 Van nest Avenue, a 21 year old male was approached by two unidentified individuals who displayed a black firearm and demanded the victim’s cell phone. The individuals removed the cell phone and departed to unknown direction.

Incident#4: On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 9:45 p.m. in front of 1927 Barns Avenue, a 20 year old male victim was approached by two unidentified individuals who displayed a black firearm and demanded the victim’s cell phone. The individuals removed the cell phone and departed to unknown direction. No injuries reported as a result of these incidents.

The unidentified individuals described as follows:

  • Individual#1: Male Hispanic 19 to 21 years old, approximately 5′.8′ and was last seen wearing a light color sweat shirt.
  • Individual#2:  Male black, 19 to 21 Years old, approximately 5′.9′, and was last seen wearing a Pirate jersey.

 Anyone with information in regards to the above pattern 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 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 73 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Tuesday August 29, 2017, at approximately 3:24 p.m. inside of the Rockaway Avenue “A” line subway station, 8 males threatened to shoot the 15 year-old male victim if he didn’t give them his sneakers. When the victim refused their demands, the individuals punched him repeatedly in the face and body. The victim managed to flee from the group and out of the station with his property. The victim was at the station because he made an arrangement to sell his sneakers to an unknown individual that he met on Facebook.com.

 Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Friday October 20, 2017, at approximately 4:20 p.m. inside of the Rockaway Avenue “A” line subway station, one individual ripped off the 16 year-old male victim’s chain from his neck and then pulled off his backpack. That individual then tried to run out of the station. The victim chased after him but was punched in the face by the second individual. Both perpetrators then ran out of the station. Among the items inside the victim’s backpack were a hooded sweater and headphones. The victim was at the station because he made an arrangement to sell his hooded sweater to an unknown individual that he met on Facebook.com.

  •  The first individual is described as a male, black, 17 to 19 years old, 5’7″ to 5’9″; last seen wearing a gray shirt and red sneakers.
  •  The second individual is described as a male, black, 17 to 19 years old, 5’7″ to 5’9″.

 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 (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached photo regarding an assault that occurred within the confines of the 90 Precinct/Transit District 33. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. both the victim, a 50-year old male, and the individual were boarding the southbound “M” train at the Essex Street station and began to shove each other. While onboard the train a verbal dispute ensued. The individual then displayed a razor blade and slashed the victim on his left forearm. The individual exited the train at the Hewes Street station to parts unknown. The victim sustained a minor laceration and was treated by EMS at the scene.

  • The individual is described as a female Hispanic, approximately 40-years-old, 5’6″ tall, 150 pounds, with a light complexion, short black hair and brown eyes. She has multiple tattoos on both her arms, neck and face. She was last seen wearing a black & gray Orlando Magic baseball hat, a black t-shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.

 A cellphone photo of the individual taken by the victim immediately prior to the assault is attached.

 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: Assault (Manhattan)

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

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, August 29, 2017 at 6:55 p.m. the 41-year-old female victim was shopping inside of a Duane Reade located in the Port Authority Terminal at 625 8 Avenue when an unknown individual started a verbal dispute with her. The individual then struck the victim in the face while making a derogatory statement about the color of her skin and saying she should leave the country. The victim sustained a minor injury and refused medical attention at the scene. The individual fled to parts unknown. The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.

  • The individual is described as a male black, approximately 30-years-old, 5’10” tall, 170 pounds, with a dark complexion, black hair and black eyes.

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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Inwood Residents Sue Owners of Violation-Riddled Apartment Complex


Inwood Residents Sue Owners of Violation-Riddled Apartment Complex

The tenants say they have been unable to contact the building owners about making repairs.


Statement on Transit Crime and Homelessness

“The New York City subway system is among the safest places in the safest City in America. The chance of being a victim of a major crime is roughly one in a million. Any other characterization denigrates the hard work of the men and women of the NYPD.

Quality-of-life enforcement in transit remains a priority for the Department, with more than 3,500 arrests and 12,300 summonses issued for quality-of-life offenses this year. The most recent HOPE survey recorded 1,812 homeless people in transit. Homelessness is not a crime and homeless people who are not violating subway rules cannot be ejected from the system. The NYPD and its social service partners have made more than 10,000 contacts in 2017 with homeless people to offer services and shelter. More than ninety percent of those people have refused services.”

Stephen P. Davis

Deputy Commissioner Public Information

 

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NYPD Officer on Trial for Murder of Unarmed Dad Feared for His Life: Lawyer


NYPD Officer on Trial for Murder of Unarmed Dad Feared for His Life: Lawyer

The trial for Wayne Isaacs began Monday with his attorneys trying to paint Delrawn Small as a "menace."


NYPD Police Academy Graduation October 2017

Four-hundred and thirty-four of the newest Finest graduated the NYPD Police Academy ton Monday in a ceremony held at theTheatre at Madison Square Garden. Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD executives, elected officials, and loved ones gathered to celebrate the occasion. Police Commissioner James O’Neill presided over the celebration and congratulated the officers on their outstanding achievements:

“Only one out of every 10 people we look at for this prestigious job is selected and not all of them make it through the six months of training to today,” said Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill

“You’ve just completed one of the most-thorough most-challenging police academies in the country. And today is a day you’ll remember for the rest of your time on the job.”

The June 2016 graduating class includes officers from 32 different countries and speak 39 different languages. These newly graduated officers join the thousands of other men and women in the NYPD who are dedicated to driving down crime and building bonds with those we serve through NYPD Neighborhood Policing.

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Wanted: Escaped Prisoner (Bronx)

UPDATE: The Suspect has been apprehended.

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the suspect wanted for escaping police custody within the confines of the 49th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 On Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 10:55 p.m. police responded to a report of an assault in progress in the vicinity of White Plains Road and Arnow Avenue.  Upon arrival, officers observed the suspect discarding a quantity of narcotics and placed the male into custody.  The suspect fled from the officers onto Bronx Park East where officers lost sight of him.

 Suspect:

  • Hopkins, Arius
  • 22-year-old, male
  • Bronx, NY

 Dark complexion, approximately 6’1″, 175 lbs., brown eyes, black hair, last seen wearing sneakers (unknown color), gray sweater and a scar on the right side of the face.

 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 (Queens)

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 106 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday October 12, 2017, at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the vicinity of 106-02 Rockaway Boulevard, the individual pulled the 53 year-old male victim’s chain off his neck and punched him in the face when he tried to take it back. The individual then fled eastbound on Rockaway Boulevard. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

  •  The individual is described as a male black with a goatee; last seen wearing a light colored hooded sweater and 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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WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached video in regards to a robbery within the confines of the 6 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on October 20, 2017 at 6:50 a.m. an unidentified individual followed a 81 year-old female into her building, located in the vicinity of West 13 Street and 7 Avenue.  As the victim opened the door to the vestibule, the male punched her several times to her head and face, which caused her to fall to the ground.  The male then grabbed her handbag and fled the location.  The victim suffered bumps and bruises to her head and face but refused medical attention at the scene.

  •  The individual is described as a black male who was last seen wearing all black.

 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’s assistance locating the individual depicted in the attached photo in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of the 9 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. the victim, a 12-year old male agreed to sell the individual a pair of sneakers for $1300 and agreed to meet up at a residential building in the vicinity of East 7 Street and 2 Avenue. Both the individual and the victim went to the lower level of the building, where the victim gave the individual the sneakers, who then fled the location to parts unknown without paying the victim. There were no reported injuries during the incident.

 Individual:

  • Vanderpool, Ruberto
  • 21 -year old, male, Hispanic, 150 lbs., 5’6″, light complexion.

 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: Public Lewdness (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photograph wanted for questioning in connection for a public lewdness that occurred within the confines of the 20 Precinct TD 1. Details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 5:50 p.m. a 35-year-old female victim was aboard a south bound # 1 train, between 79 Street and 72 Street where she observed an unidentified individual looking at her and rubbing his genitals.  The victim exited the train at 72 Street and Broadway, and the individual continued on the south bound train. He is described as a male, black, approximately 45 years old and was last seen wearing a dark colored clothing, glasses, and a white baseball hat.

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: Stalking (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual depicted in the attached video who is wanted for questioning regarding a stalking investigation within the confines of the 77 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Friday, October 20, 2017 at approximately 8:24 a.m. Victim #1, an 8-year-old female, was walking with her friend to the school bus pickup location in the vicinity of Eastern Parkway and Brooklyn Avenue when she noticed an unknown adult male hiding between cars and following her to the school bus pickup location from her residence. When she got to the location and was in the presence of other parents the individual fled the scene. Later that day, at approximately 1:30 p.m. Victim #2, a 12-year-old male who is the brother of Victim #1, was on the school bus about to be dropped off near his house when the bus was approached by the same individual who flagged the bus down. The matron stopped the bus and spoke to the individual, who stated that he was there to pick up Victim #2. The matron told the individual that he was not on the authorized list to pick up the child and told him to leave before he called the police. The individual then fled in an unknown direction. At 1900 hours that day, Victim #1 observed the same individual on the second step of her residence ducking down and taking pictures of the interior of the house. Victim #1 approached the individual, who asked her where she sleeps in the house and who lives with her. Victim #1 refused to answer the individual’s questions and he fled the location on foot heading toward Nostrand Avenue.

 On Saturday, October 21, 2017 at approximately 11:15 a.m. Victim #2 was approached by the same individual, who asked him questions about his parents and what bedroom he sleeps in. The victim did not answer the questions and walked into his house. The individual then entered a white four-door sedan and drove toward New York Avenue. Later that day, at approximately 1701 hours, the victims found a note in their mailbox stating the following: “Watch out. I am watching you!! Your daughter is cute.”

  •  The individual is described as a male Black, approximately 5’9″ tall, 160 pounds, with a dark complexion, medium build, and bald head. The individual was captured on surveillance video parking a white four-door sedan in front of the victims’ residence where he then exited the vehicle and stood on the sidewalk staring at the house.

 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: Menacing (Bronx)

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 menacing that occurred within the confines of the 46 Precinct/TD11. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. the victim, a 23-year old male was inside of the Grand Concourse and East Tremont Avenue subway station by a turnstile exiting, when he was confronted by the individual. The victim denied knowing the individual and the male then brandished a firearm and pointed it at the victim. The victim then fled the location. There no reported injuries during the incident.

  •  The individual is a male, Hispanic, light complexion, 25-35 years of age, 5’8″, last seen wearing a black base cap with a white Yankee symbol, red hoodie, black jacket, black jeans and black 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 Trespass (Staten Island)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a criminal trespass within the confines of the 120 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at approximately 9:36 p.m.the individual docked a small boat at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, located at 1 Richmond Terrace.  The individual then climbed onto the gangway and walked into a restricted area beneath the terminal before fleeing on foot towards Richmond Terrace.  He is described as follows:

  •  Male, white, mid 40’s, wearing a green shirt, gray pants, 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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SILVER ALERT: Missing Person (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following person reported missing on Sunday, October 22, 2017 within the confines of the 40 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Missing:

  • Manaiza, Felipe
  • 82-year-old male Hispanic
  • 550 Cauldwell Avenue
  • Bronx, NY

 It was reported to the police that Felipe Manaiza was last seen on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. leaving his residence. He is 5’5″ tall, 175 pounds, with a dark complexion, medium build, gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a tan hat, a multi-colored shirt, tan pants and black shoes. He is known to frequent Saint Mary’s Park.

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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Art Dealer Stole Millions Through Sales of Picasso, Chagall Pieces, DA Says


Art Dealer Stole Millions Through Sales of Picasso, Chagall Pieces, DA Says

Timothy Sammons sold pieces like Picasso's “Buste de Femme” without paying its owners, officials said. 


Police Involved Shooting (Manhattan)

Assistant Chief Rodney Harrison’s Remarks as Prepared:

This information is preliminary and subject to change.

At a few minutes before 5:30, we received a 911 call about an emotionally disturbed man who had attemptedto commit suicide. A short time later, two uniform officers arrived at the building right behind me at 610 West 143rd Street. Both officers, in uniform, took an elevator to the 6th floor to an apartment mentionedduring the 911 call.

As officers knocked on the apartment door, a male opened the door armed with two knifes. The officers told the male to drop the knife and retreated into the hallway as the male, again armed with two knifes, advanced towards the officers. One police officer discharged one round striking the male in the left leg.

The police officers immediately began performing first aid and called for an ambulance after the armed male was shot.

The suspect was transported to Saint Luke’s Hospital. Two police officers were also transported to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital for observation.

We can take a few of your questions, but again, this incident just occurred and this information is therefore subject to change.

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Weekend Traffic Advisory

The NYPD has announced street closures for Saturday, 10/21 and Sunday, 10/22.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

STONE STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL (Until November 30, 2017) (Daily)

Manhattan: 1100 x 2200

Locations:

Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street

Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street (Pedestrian Street)

Closure: Same as location

 

USO – AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS AUTUMNFEST

Manhattan: 1000 x 1800

Location:

Liberty Street between Broadway and Trinity Place

Closure: Same as location

 

TASTE OF THE SEAPORT

Manhattan: 1100 x 1600

Locations:

Peck Slip between Front Street and South Street

Front Street between Beekman Street and Peck Slip

Closure: Same as location

 

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – NORTH FLATBUSH FALL FEST

Brooklyn: 1200 x 1700

Locations:

6th Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and St. Marks Avenue

St. Marks Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and 6thAvenue

Closure: Same as location

 

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY SERVICES GREENPOINT AVENUE FESTIVAL

Queens: 1000 x 1800

Locations:

Greenpoint Avenue between 44th Street and 48thStreet

46th Street between Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue

Closure: Same as location

 

LILY GAVIN WAY

Queens: 1400

Location:

40th Street and Queens Boulevard

Closure: None

 

Sunday, October 22, 2017 

BIKE MS NYC

Manhattan: 0530 x 1830

Locations: 55/100 Miles Route-Leaving NYC:

West Street between West 54th Street and Canal Street

Canal Street between West Street and Holland Tunnel Entrance

55/100 Mile Route Returning NYC:

West 178th Street between Cabrini Boulevard and Pinehurst Avenue

Pinehurst Avenue between West 178th Street and West 177th Street

West 177th Street between Pinehurst Avenue and Haven Avenue

Haven Avenue /West 168th Street between West 177th Street and Fort Washington Avenue

Fort Washington Avenue between West 168th Street and West 165th Street

West 165th Street between Fort Washington Avenue and Riverside Drive

Riverside Drive between West 165th Street and West 72nd Street

West 72nd Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue

West End Avenue between West 72nd Street and West 59th Street

West 59th Street between West End Avenue and Joe Dimaggio Highway

30 Mile Route:

West Street between West 54th Street and Battery Park Underpass

Battery Park Underpass between West Street and FDR Drive

FDR Drive (northbound) between Battery Park Underpass and Harlem River Drive

Harlem River Drive between FDR Drive and 10thAvenue

10th Avenue between Harlem River Drive and West 218th Street

West 218th Street between 10th Avenue and Indian Road

Indian Road between West 218th Street and West 214th Street

West 214th Street between Indian Road and Seaman Avenue

Seaman Avenue between West 214th Street and Riverside Drive

Riverside Drive between Seaman Avenue and Henry Hudson Parkway

Henry Hudson Parkway /Joe DiMaggio Highway/West Street (southbound)

Between Riverside Drive and West 56th Street

Closure: Same As location

 

FALUN DAFA HOLIDAY SEASON PARADE

Manhattan: 1200 x 1400

Formation:

East Broadway between Pike Street and Eldridge Street

Route:

East Broadway between Pike Street and Chatham Square

Chatham Square between East Broadway and Division Street

Bowery between Division Street and Grand Street

Grand Street between Bowery and Mott Street

Mott Street between Grand Street and Worth Street

Dispersal:

Worth Street between Chatham Square and Mulberry Street

Closure: Same as location

 

26TH ANNUAL BROADWAY FALL FESTIVAL

Manhattan: 1000 x 1800

Location:

Broadway (west side) between 86th Street and 96thStreet

Closure: Same as location

 

COLLEGE POINT STREET FAIR

Queens: 1000 x 1800

Location:

College Point Boulevard between 14th Avenue and 20th Avenue

Closure: Same as location

 

TOUR DE BRONX

Bronx: 1000 x 1700

Locations: Route-25 Miles

Grand Concourse between East 161st Street and East 138st Street

East 138th Street between Grand Concourse and Third Avenue

Third Avenue between East 138th Street and Bruckner Boulevard

Bruckner Boulevard between Third Avenue and St. Ann’s Avenue

Saint Ann’s Avenue between Bruckner Boulevard and 149th Street

East 149th Street between St Ann’s Avenue and Prospect Avenue

Prospect Avenue between East 149th Street and Boston Road/Crotona Avenue

Crotona Avenue between Boston Road and Claremont Parkway

Charlotte Street between Crotona Park East and Jennings Street

Jennings Street between Charlotte Street and Longfellow Avenue

Longfellow Avenue between Jennings Street and East 172nd Street

East 172nd Street between Longfellow Avenue and West Farms Road

West Farms Road between East 172nd Street and East Tremont Avenue

East Tremont Avenue between West Farms Road and East 177th Street

East 177th Street between East Tremont Avenue and Devoe Avenue

Sheridan Expressway between East 174th Street and Westchester Avenue

Westchester Avenue between Sheridan Expressway and Bronx River Avenue

Bronx River Avenue between Bruckner Boulevard and Story Avenue

Story Avenue between Bronx River Avenue and Colgate Avenue

Colgate Avenue between Story Avenue and Lafayette Avenue

O’Brien Avenue between Soundview Park Exit and Leland Avenue

Leland Avenue between O Brien Avenue and Gildersleeve Avenue

Gildersleeve Avenue between Leland Avenue/Harding Park and Stephens Avenue

Stephens Avenue between Gildersleeve Avenue and O Brien Avenue

Barrett Avenue between Olmstead Avenue and Howe Avenue

Howe Avenue between Barrett Avenue and Hart Street

Hart Street between Howe Avenue and Castle Hill Avenue

Castle Hill Avenue between Hart Street and Zerega Avenue

Zerega Avenue between Castle Hill Avenue and Turneur Avenue

Turneur Avenue between Zerega Avenue and Lacombe Avenue

Lacombe Avenue between Turneur Avenue and Havemeyer Avenue

Havemeyer Avenue between Lacombe Avenue and Quimby Avenue

Quimby Avenue between Havemeyer Avenue and Zerega Avenue

Zerega Avenue between Quimby Avenue and Commerce Avenue

Commerce Avenue between Zerega Avenue and Butler Place

Butler Place between Commerce Avenue and Ferris Place

Ferris Place between Butler Place and Westchester Avenue

Westchester Avenue between Ferris Place and East Tremont Ave

Middletown Road between Westchester Avenue and Jarvis Avenue

Lafayette Avenue between East Tremont Avenue and Shore Drive

Shore Drive between Lafayette Avenue and Stadium Avenue

Stadium Avenue between Lafayette Avenue and Middletown Road

Robertson Place between Middletown Road and Ampere Avenue

Ampere Avenue between Robertson Place and Kennellworth Place

Kennellworth Place between Ampere Avenue and Country Club Road

Country Club Road between Kennellworth Place and Jarvis Avenue

Jarvis Avenue between Country Club Road and Middletown Road

Westchester Avenue between Middletown Road and Waters Place

Waters Place between Westchester Avenue and Fink Avenue

Fink Avenue between Waters Place and Hutchinson River Parkway

Hutchinson River Parkway between Fink Avenue and Bronx and Pelham Parkway

Stillwell Avenue between Pelham Parkway and Pelham Parkway North

Bronxwood Avenue between Pelham Bay North and Arnow Avenue

Arnow Avenue between Bronxwood Avenue and Williamsbridge Road

Williamsbridge Road between Arnow Avenue and Wallace Avenue

Wallace Avenue between Williamsbridge Road and South Oak Drive

South Oak Drive between Wallace Avenue and North Oak Drive

North Oak Drive between South Oak Drive and Cruger Avenue

Rosewood Street between Cruger Avenue and Bronx Boulevard

Southern Boulevard between Mosholu Parkway Greenway and East Fordham Road

Route-40 Miles

Goulden Avenue between West 205th Street and Reservoir Avenue

Reservoir Avenue between Goulden Avenue and Sedgwick Avenue

Sedgewick Avenue between Reservoir Avenue and Fort Independence Street

Fort Independence Street West 238th Street between Sedgwick Avenue and Irwin Avenue                          

Irwin Avenue between West 238th Street and Johnson Avenue

Johnson Avenue Palisade Avenue between Irwin Avenue and West 247th Street

West 247th Street between Palisade Avenue and Independence Avenue

Independence Avenue between West 247th Street and Dodgewood Road

Dodgewood Road between Independence Avenue and Arlington Avenue

Arlington Avenue between Dodgewood Road and West 246th Street

West 246th Street between Arlington Avenue and Henry Hudson Parkway East

Henry Hudson Parkway East between West 246thStreet and Delafield Avenue

Manhattan College Parkway between Delafield Avenue and West 242nd Street

West 242nd Street between Broadway and Manhattan College Parkway

Van Cortlandt Avenue West between John Kieran Nature Trail and Mosholu Parkway

Greenway

West Gun Hill Road between Mosholu Parkway Greenway and Jerome Avenue

Jerome Avenue between West Gun Hill Road and Bainbridge Avenue

Webster Avenue between East 233rd Street and Nereid Avenue

Nereid Avenue between Webster Avenue and Matilda Avenue

Matilda Avenue between Nereid Avenue and East 237th Street

East 237th Street between Matilda Avenue and Barnes Avenue

Barnes Avenue between East 237th Street and Pitman Avenue

Bronxwood Avenue between Pitman Avenue and East 222nd Street

East 222nd Street between Bronxwood Avenue and Schieffelin Avenue

Schieffelin Avenue between East 222nd Street and East 225th Street

East 225th Street between Schieffelin Avenue and Schieffelin Place

Schieffelin Place between East 225th Street and East 229th Street

East 229th Street between Schieffelin Place and Needham Avenue

Needham Avenue between East 229th Street and Palmer Avenue

Palmer Avenue between Needham Avenue and Crawford Avenue

Crawford Avenue between Palmer Avenue and Boller Avenue

Marolla Place between Boller Avenue and Pratt Avenue

Pratt Avenue between Marolla Place and Light Street

Light Street between Pratt Avenue and Provost Avenue

Provost Avenue between Light Street and East 233rdStreet

233rd Street between Provost Avenue and Boston Road

Pinckney Avenue between Boston Road and Hutchinson Avenue

Hutchinson Avenue between Pinckney Avenue and Hollers Avenue

Hollers Avenue between Hutchinson Avenue and Peartree Avenue 

Peartree Avenue between Tillotson Avenue Hollers Avenue and Co-op City Boulevard

Co-op City Boulevard between Peartree Avenue and Bartow Avenue

Bartow Avenue between Co-op City Boulevard and Hutchinson River Parkway

Orchard Beach Road between Shore Road and Park Drive

Park Drive between Orchard Beach Road and City Island Avenue

City Island Avenue between Park Drive and Fordham Street

Fordham Street between City Island Avenue and King Avenue

King Avenue between Fordham Street and Ditmars Street

Ditmars Street between King Street and King Avenue

King Avenue between Ditmars Street and Beach Street

Beach Street between King Avenue and Minnieford Avenue

Minnieford Avenue between Beach Street and Kilroe Street

Kilroe Street between Minnieford Avenue and King Avenue

King Avenue between Kilroe Street and Terrace Street

Terrace Street between King Avenue and Minnieford Avenue

Minnieford Avenue between Terrace Street and Bridge Street

Bridge Street between Minnieford Avenue and City Island Avenue

Bronx and Pelham Parkway between City Island Road and Watt Avenue

Stadium Avenue between Watt Avenue and Country Club Road

Country Club Road Jarvis Avenue between Stadium Avenue and Middletown Road

Middletown Road between Westchester Avenue and Jarvis Avenue

Westchester Avenue between Middletown Road and Hutchinson Parkway

Bruckner Boulevard between Balcom Avenue and Zerega Avenue

Zerega Avenue between Bruckner Boulevard and Quimby Avenue

Quimby Avenue between Zerega Avenue and Havemeyer Avenue

Havemeyer Avenue between Quimby Avenue and Lacombe Avenue

Lacombe Avenuec between Havemeyer Avenue and Turner Avenue

Turner Avenue between Lacombe Avenue and Zerega Avenue

Zerega Avenue between Turner Avenue and Castle Hill Avenue

Castle Hill Avenue between Zerega Avenue and Hart Street

Hart Street between Castle Hill Avenue and Howe Avenue

Leland Avenue between Obrien Avenue and Gildersleeve Avenue

Gildersleeve Avenue between Leland Avenue Holding Park and Stephens Avenue

Stephens Avenue between Gildersleeve Avenue and O’Brien Avenue

Barrett Avenue between Olmstead Avenue and Howe Avenue

Howe Avenue between Barrett Avenue and Hart Street

Bruckner Boulevard between Edgewater Road and Bronx River Avenue

Bronx River Avenue between Bruckner Boulevard and Story Avenue

East 172nd Street between Longfellow Avenue and West Farms Road

West Farms Road between East 172nd Street and East Tremont Avenue

East Tremont Avenue between West Farms Road and East 177th Street

East 177th Street between East Tremont Avenue and Devoe Avenue

Sheridan Expressway between East 174th Street and Westchester Avenue

Westchester Avenue between Sheridan Expressway and Bronx River Avenue

Charlotte Street between Crotona Park East and Jennings Street

Jennings Street between Charlotte Street and Longfellow Avenue

Boston Road between Charlotte Street and Prospect Avenue

Prospect Avenue between East 149th Street and Boston Road/Crotona Ave

East 149th Street between St Ann’s Avenue and Prospect Avenue

St Ann’s Avenue between 138th Street and East 149th Street

Reservoir Avenue between West Kingsbridge Road and Bedford Park Boulevard West

Bedford Park Boulevard between Goulden Avenue and Southern Boulevard

Southern Boulevard between Bedford Park Boulevard and East Fordham Road

Closure: Same as location

 

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Brain Surgery Clouded Mind of Ex-Con on Trial for Killing Cop, Lawyer Says


Brain Surgery Clouded Mind of Ex-Con on Trial for Killing Cop, Lawyer Says

Demetrius Blackwell is accused of killing police officer Brian Moore in May 2015.


Swastika Vandal Knew Neighbors Were Jewish 'Because of the Way They Spoke'


Swastika Vandal Knew Neighbors Were Jewish 'Because of the Way They Spoke'

James Rizzo, 37, was charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime and aggravated harassment.


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 33 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Monday, October 16, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the vicinity of Broadway and West 168th Street, a 53 year old male victim got into a verbal dispute with an unidentified female.  The unidentified female then removed the victim’s baseball hat, headphones and necklace. The female fled on foot in an unknown direction.  The victim was not injured during the course of this incident. The total value of the victim’s removed property is approximately $15.

  • The unidentified individual is described as a female Hispanic in her 20’s.

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 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 71 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 2:45 a.m. the individual entered the President Convenience store located at 1188 President Street, displayed a firearm and removed approximately $1,000 in cash, two cellphones and a back pack. The individual then fled the location to parts unknown. There were no reported injuries during the incident.

  • The individual is a male, light complexion, 16-years of age, black curly hair, 150lbs., 5’7″, last seen wearing a white shirt with a storm trooper on the front and a light colored 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: Collision Investigation-Fatal (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video and photo in regards to a leaving the scene of an accident that occurred within the confines of the 41 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 12:01 p.m. the individual and the victim, a 49-year old male meet at the intersection of East 156 Street and Kelly Street, where the victim agreed to purchase an Armani jacket from the individual. The individual was inside of a red or possibly maroon late model Jeep Grand Cherokee, when he sped off with the victim hanging onto the passenger side of the vehicle. The individual dragged the victim for approximately 4 blocks before the victim was thrown to the ground. The individual fled the location northbound on Prospect Avenue. EMS responded and transported the victim to Lincoln hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

  •  The individual is a male, White, approximately 40-years of age.

 Deceased:

  • Gandarilla, Dennis
  • 49-year old, male
  • Bronx, NY

Family has been notified.

 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 the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photographs wanted for questioning in regards to a robbery that occurred within TD4 confines of the 13th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. inside the union square subway station (Line L), a 19 year old female victim was approached by three unidentified females who removed the victim’s wallet from her purse and boarded the L train. The victim confronted the unidentified individuals and asked for her wallet back. As the train came to stop at 8th Avenue and 14 Street, the unidentified females did punch and strike the victim about the face and body, then departed to unknown direction. The victim suffered injuries and was removed to Healthplex Medical Center for treatment. The unidentified individuals described as three females, Black, 17 to 19 years old.

 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 (Manhattan)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to an assault within the confines of the 17 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Friday, October 6, 2017 at approximately 2:05 a.m. the individual approached the 28 year-old male in front of Turtle Bay, located at 987 2 Avenue and broke a bottle over his head. The victim sustained several facial injuries and was transported via EMS to an area hospital.  The individual is described as follows:

  •  Male, black, dreadlocks, wearing a Yankee hat, blue jeans, and Timberland work boots.

 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’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 33 Precinct/TD3. Details are as follows:

It was that reported to the police that on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. the victim, a 29-year old female was entering the West 168 Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue subway station and proceeded down the stairs, when the individual snatched her iPhone cellphone from her hand. The individual fled the subway station to parts unknown. There were no reported injuries during the incident.

  •  The individual is a male, Hispanic, light complexion, 5’6″, black hair, approximately 20-years of age, last seen wearing a black shirt and black 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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WANTED: Burglary (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 burglary within the confines of the 120 Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Sunday July 16, 2017, at approximately 6:00 a.m. inside of 115 Water Street (Father and Son Second Hand), the individual gained entry into the business by forcing open the front door. Once inside, the individual attempted to open the cash register but was unsuccessful; he fled the location empty-handed.

  •  The individual is a male, white, last seen wearing a white 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: Forcible Touching (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 forcible touching incident that occurred within TD-20 confines of the 108 Precincts. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday September 21, 2017, at approximately 10:10 a.m. a 29 year-old female victim was entering the 61 Street/ Woodside subway station (7 Line), when an unidentified individual approached her from behind and grabbed her buttocks. The individual described as a male Hispanic, approximately 5′.2: to 5′.4″, 30 to 35 years old and was last seen wearing a black t-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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WANTED: Public Lewdness (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following person of interest wanted for questioning in connection to a public lewd within the confines of the 52 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. an individual rubbed up against, and exposed himself to the 27 year-old female victim while onboard a BX41 bus in the vicinity of East Kingsbridge Road and Fordham Road. The person of interest is described as follows:

 Male, black, approximately 20 years-old, approximately 5’7″, approximately 140lbs, brown eyes.  He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, khaki pants, black sneakers, and a baseball cap.

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 photos in regards to a forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 115 Precinct/Transit District #20. Details are as follows:

 It was that reported to the police that on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. the 45-year old female victim exited the northbound “7” train at the 103 Street and Roosevelt Avenue subway station and was walked down the platform stairway, when the individual touched her buttocks. The victim turned and struck the individual in the chest. The individual did punch the victim in the face and then fled the subway station eastbound on Roosevelt Avenue. The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

  •  The individual is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 30-years-old, medium complexion, black hair, 5’6″ tall, weighing 140 lbs., with brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and gray shorts.

 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: Rape (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the following person of interest depicted in the attached surveillance video regarding a rape from within the confines of the 83 Precinct. Details are as follows.

 It was reported to police that on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10:35 a.m. inside a residential building, located in the vicinity of Halsey Street and Central Avenue, a 24 year-old female victim was asleep in her bed when an unknown individual did enter her apartment and sexually assaulted her. The victim was able to push the individual off and the male fled the location. The victim was later transported to Woodhull Hospital where she was treated and released.

  • The person of interest is described as a, male White, 5’10” tall and 180 lbs. Last seen wearing black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.

 Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit 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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Botanical Garden Discriminated Against Minorities, Jewish Job Seeker: Suit


Botanical Garden Discriminated Against Minorities, Jewish Job Seeker: Suit

The lawsuit claims a Jewish job applicant was given a low salary offer so she wouldn't take the job.


City Didn't Police Tax Breaks Landlord Got for Deregulating Apts.: Lawsuit


City Didn't Police Tax Breaks Landlord Got for Deregulating Apts.: Lawsuit

A lawsuit accuses the landlord of destabilizing units while receiving tax breaks from the city.


Crime Stoppers: Water Could Help Solve a New York City Cold Case

(WABC) –Evidence from Rainfall and drinking water could help the New York Police Department crack a nearly 15-year-old homicide in Midtown Manhattan.

Police reports indicate the young woman dubbed “Midtown Jane Doe” was found wrapped in a rug and buried in a cement box in an apartment complex basement at 301 W 46th Street.

Maps based on the isotopic analysis strongly favor the likelihood that Jane Doe was from the Midwest Detective Hahn said.

It’s still a bit of a long shot for Detective Hahn, but he’s hopeful this new material will help him crack the case that’s stuck with him for years.

Anyone with information about this case and who may know this girl can call Crime Stoppers for an up to $2,500 reward.

That number is 1-800-577-TIPS.

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