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Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 16, 2014

Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 16, 2014

Woman in river On Wed., Oct. 15, at around 5:22 p.m., police responded to a 911 call for a person in the water in the East River near Rutgers Slip on the Lower East Side. A craft from the New York Police Department’s Harbor unit responded and officers removed an unidentified female in her 40s from […]

Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 2, 2014

Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 2, 2014

Hit-and-run arrest An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run that killed 33-year-old financier Doohee Cho as he was crossing Fifth Ave. near his home early Sunday morning, police said Tuesday. The car’s driver was Macgyver Beltran, 25, of East New York, Brooklyn, according to police.  Cho, a vice president at GE Capital, was struck […]

Police Blotter, Week of Sept. 18, 2014

Police Blotter, Week of Sept. 18, 2014

Smuggled cigs seized Police executed a search warrant at a Village computer service center just past noon on Fri., Sept. 12. During two hours of searching the business, at 200 W. 14th St., they found smuggled cigarettes and K2 synthetic marijuana, as well as some real pot. In all, police seized about $200 in various […]

Police Blotter, Week of Aug. 28, 2014

Crackdown on cyclists On Thurs., Aug. 21, around 4 p.m., a police officer in an unmarked car slapped a cyclist with a ticket on Sixth Ave. just south of Prince St. The officer would not divulge to The Villager what the offense was, saying the ticket was “confidential.” Police recently conducted Operation Safe Cycle, a […]

Police Blotter, Week of Aug. 7, 2014

Homophobe slashes her According to police, around 10:40 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 1, a 32-year-old man walked up to a group of friends — a woman and two men — who were standing at the corner of Delancey and Essex Sts. and starting shouting antigay slurs at one of the men. The woman, 29, attempted to […]

Police Blotter, Week of July 24, 2014

Police Blotter, Week of July 24, 2014

Took a strange PATH Last Saturday, at 2:39 a.m., police received reports of a person walking on the train tracks from the Christopher St. PATH station toward the W. Ninth St. station. Roland Syria, 57, was arrested at 2:55 a.m. when he arrived at W. Ninth St. He was charged with criminal trespassing. There are […]

Woman is crushed by subway after dropping iPad at Union Sq.

BY SERGEI KLEBNIKOV  |  A woman was killed by an oncoming subway car last Saturday, after losing her balance while fumbling with her iPad. Aracelis Ayuso, 21, an East Harlem resident, was waiting at the Union Square station for the Brooklyn-bound No. 4 train, around 3:30 p.m. According to officials, she reportedly lost her grip on the […]

Police Blotter, Week of July 17, 2014

Wanted a free ride On Thurs., July 10, at 4:30 a.m., a man was charged with a felony offense for criminal mischief when he refused to pay his cab fare, and then tried to attack the cab driver, according to police. The hack, 44, stated that the passenger, identified as Samuel Rogers, 21, refused to […]

Police Blotter, Week of July 10, 2014

Meatpacking tenderizer On Tues., July 1, a man was hit in the face with a metal meat tenderizer at Macelleria restaurant on Gansevoort St. A male victim, 35, stated that he got into a verbal argument with Oscar Orellano, 29, in the basement of the restaurant at 6:25 p.m. As the argument heated up, Orellano […]

Police Blotter, Week of July 3, 2014

Bad Benjamin A female bartender, 21, caught a man trying to pay for a drink at the Luxor Lounge, at 118 MacDougal St., with counterfeit money last Saturday, police said. It was 3 a.m. when Jawann Toomer, 27, allegedly tried to pay with a bogus $100 bill. The witness alerted nearby police, who verified that […]