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Police Blotter: Week of Jan. 12, 2017

Police Blotter: Week of Jan. 12, 2017

ASSAULT: Criminal commuting customer caught | While dining at Triple Crown (330 Seventh Ave., btw. W. 29th & W. 30th Sts.) on Thurs., Jan. 5, a would-be customer consumed $60.43 worth of food and beverage, according to the establishment’s manager. When his waitress presented him with a bill to that effect just before midnight, the […]

Police Blotter: Week of Jan. 5, 2017

Police Blotter: Week of Jan. 5, 2017

JEWELRY HEIST | On New Year’s Eve, as a million were gathered to watch the ball drop in Times Square, a group of men made off with millions of dollars worth of jewelry from a local jeweler just blocks away. The three suspects broke into the offices of Gregg Ruth (70 W. 36th St., btw. […]

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 29, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 29, 2016

CHELSEA BOMBING UPDATE | On Tues., Dec. 20, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the suspect in September’s Chelsea and New Jersey terror bombings, pled “not guilty” to attempted murder charges in New Jersey stemming from a shootout with law enforcement officers that happened in the aftermath of the bombings and the manhunt that followed. On the weekend of […]

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 22, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 22, 2016

HATE CRIMES: UPDATE | Yasmin Seweid, the 18-year-old Muslim teen who claimed to be the victim of a bias attack earlier this month, has been arrested for fabricating that story. When Chelsea Now initially reported on the incident, it was believed that three drunken men harassed her on a 6 train by calling her a […]

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 15, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 15, 2016

HATE INCIDENTS: Anti-gay intimidation | This week saw a newly reported, hate-related incident in Chelsea. A man reported that, at around 5pm on Sat., Dec. 10, he was walking at the northeast corner of W. 34th St. and 10th Ave. with his boyfriend, attempting to hail a taxi. A taxi pulled up, and shouted to him […]

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 8, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 8, 2016

HATE CRIMES CONTINUE TO RISE | The NYPD has seen an uptick in hate-related incidents in the weeks following the presidential election. This past week saw another handful of such incidents in the area. On Thurs., Dec. 1, a trio of men harassed a Muslim woman. At around 10pm, the 18-year-old victim boarded the 6 train […]

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 1, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Dec. 1, 2016

HARASSMENT: Hogging the bike lane | While in recent years the city’s been making strides to realize Vision Zero, it seems like some people have still really not gotten the memo. When riding a Citi Bike westbound on W. 21st St., a 44-year-old man witnessed one such individual, who he saw full-on riding his motorcycle in […]

Police Blotter: Week of Nov. 24, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Nov. 24, 2016

PETIT LARCENY: Gallery gabber grabber | While many would assume a theft at a Chelsea gallery might involve the high-stakes heist of a priceless masterpiece, one crook aimed for the more mundane on Thurs., Nov. 10. That’s when a 42-year-old Brooklyn man was working at the Jim Kemper Fine Art gallery (501 W. 23rd St., at […]

Police Blotter: Week of Nov. 17, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Nov. 17, 2016

ATTEMPTED MANSAUGHTER: Another subway shoving | A 54-year-old man was pushed onto the train tracks and into the path of an oncoming 2 train on the morning of Sun., Nov. 13. At about 7:30am, at the W. 18th St. and Seventh Ave. subway station, the man was drunkenly shoved down onto the rails by a 25-year-old […]

Police Blotter: Week of Nov. 10, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Nov. 10, 2016

MURDER: Subway shove | An attack that occurred on the Times Square 1 train subway platform on Mon. Nov. 7 resulted in the tragic death of a 49-year-old Queens woman. A little after 1pm that afternoon, the woman was pushed, seemingly randomly and without reason, by an unknown woman onto the tracks — into the path […]

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