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Police Blotter, Week of July 23, 2015

Police Blotter, Week of July 23, 2015

Spring St. robbery On Wed., July 16, around 9 p.m., a tenant at 21 Spring St., the LIRA residence, was robbed at gunpoint inside the building. There were reportedly two muggers, one of whom brandished a firearm. There were no reported injuries. Dump truck kills senior On Fri., July 17, at around 1:05 p.m., police […]

Police Blotter, Week of April 2, 2015

Police Blotter, Week of April 2, 2015

‘I’ll cut you’ Police said that on Mon., March 30, at around 10 a.m. hours, a 35-year-old woman entered the Bank of America branch at 390 Sixth Ave., between W. Eighth St. and Waverly Place, when a stranger followed behind her. The man displayed a silver blunt instrument and stated that he would “cut” her […]

Police Blotter, Week of March 19, 2015

Subway Samsung bandits Sixth Precinct police say a group of young thugs, between the ages of 16 and 21, have been stealing cell phones from people in the F/M/L subway station at 14th St. and Sixth Ave. On Tues., Feb. 10, at about 8 p.m. they reportedly swiped a Samsung Galaxy phone from a 48-year-old […]

Police Blotter, Week of March 5, 2015

Boutique bandits Police are now linking a crook to seven robberies of Downtown-area boutiques and shops since January. In at least some of them, the suspect has been accompanied by an accomplice. In the first robbery, on Wed., Jan. 21, at 5:30 p.m., the two suspects entered Goldwater Boutique, at 84 E. Seventh St., in […]

Police Blotter, Week of Jan. 8, 2015

Police Blotter, Week of Jan. 8, 2015

Arsonist sentenced On Mon., Jan. 5, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr., announced the sentencing of Wei Chu Hu, 47, to 20 years to life in state prison for setting a fatal fire in his Spring St. apartment building in January 2013. Hu pleaded guilty on Nov. 21 in New York Supreme Court to one […]

Police Blotter, Week of Jan. 1, 2015

Police Blotter, Week of Jan. 1, 2015

Smith Houses homicide On Sun., Dec. 28, about 7:10 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at 78 Catherine St. Upon arrival, officers found a 31-year-old male shot in the head outside of the location, which is in the Al Smith Houses, just north of the Brooklyn Bridge. Emergency medics responded […]

Police Blotter, Week of Dec. 25, 2014

Police Blotter, Week of Dec. 25, 2014

Break away, break window About midway through Saturday’s mostly peaceful Millions March NYC, members of a breakaway contingent of about 100 protesters wearing masks attacked a police car parked on Madison Ave. between E. 28th and 29th Sts. that reportedly had two traffic agents inside. A rear side window was smashed and trash was left […]

Police Blotter, Week of Dec. 11, 2014

Meatpack glass attack A 33-year-old woman had a sour time at the Sugar Factory in the Meatpacking District on Sat., Dec. 6. According to police, another patron struck her multiple times with a wine glass at about 10 p.m. that night following an argument at the restaurant, at 46 Gansevoort St. The victim suffered several […]

Where’s the beef? At the Sixth Precinct annual dinner!

Sixth Precinct police officers will serve the meals at the Annual Police Roast Beef Dinner at Our Lady of Pompeii Senior Center. A delicious vegetarian option will also be available. The price is just $13, at the door. There will also be Christmas caroling and light entertainment at the dinner, on Tues., Dec. 9, from […]

Police Blotter, Week of Nov. 11, 2014

7 women vs. 1 A war of words between women escalated to a seven-on-one melee at Hudson and Morton Sts. around 4 a.m. on Sun., Nov. 9. A group began punching and kicking a woman, 37, in front of 438 Hudson St. The victim suffered serious injury to her right eye, according to police. Arrested […]

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