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Police Blotter: Sept. 3, 2015

Police Blotter: Sept. 3, 2015

PETIT LARCENY: Had it in the bag | A 60-year-old man might have reckoned that he had the right strategy to avoid theft, when he left his $700 cell phone unattended on Mon., Aug. 24. Knowing that its continued presence could be monitored through a Bluetooth speaker, he placed the Samsung Galaxy S5 in a plastic […]

Police Blotter: Aug. 27, 2015

Police Blotter: Aug. 27, 2015

ROBBERY: Rhinestones—But No Cowboy | A bandit donning a white hat with rhinestones robbed a Santander Bank (169 Seventh Ave. btw. W. 19th & W. 20th Sts.) at 11:35 a.m. on Wed., Aug. 19. The perpetrator, believed to be in his late 30s, passed a note to a teller demanding cash and claiming possession of a firearm. […]

Police Blotter: Aug. 20, 2015

Police Blotter: Aug. 20, 2015

GRAND LARCENY: Harsh Reality at Dream Location | The Dream Hotel at 355 W. 16th St. (btw. Eighth & Ninth Aves.) turned out to be less than ideal for a 42-year-old Aussie who was partying there on Sun., Aug. 9. The man brought several guests with him to the hotel at about 1 a.m. that morning. They […]

Police Blotter: Aug. 13, 2015

Police Blotter: Aug. 13, 2015

DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Too sleepy to go | An intoxicated man fell asleep in the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle parked near the northeast corner of 10th Ave. and W. 42nd St. Police say they arrested the 31-year-old man at about 3:20 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 9 after observing him in full slumber […]

Police Blotter: August 6, 2015

Police Blotter: August 6, 2015

PETIT LARCENY: A watch worth fighting for “Finder’s keepers,” might have become a concept of much dispute the time that a Queens woman forgot her $700 watch on the counter of a Chelsea restroom. The 23-year-old woman went to the ladies’ room at about 8 p.m. on Fri., July 31 to wash her hands. She […]

Police Blotter: July 30, 2015

Police Blotter: July 30, 2015

PETIT LARCENY: Could not have been Yogi Bear Father-son bonding (and perhaps carelessness) cost a Bronx resident about $650 in lost money and property, when they visited Chelsea Waterside Park (btw. W. 23rd & W. 24th Sts. and. 11th & 12th Aves.) on Sat., July 25. The 28-year-old father was sitting on some grass when […]

Police Blotter: July 23, 2015

Police Blotter: July 23, 2015

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: Attack leaves driver with little reflection Police say that an unknown assailant scratched, shattered and took down the driver side mirror of a 2008 Toyota Camry parked on the 300 block of W. 19th St. (btw Eighth & Ninth Aves.). The owner returned to her gray-colored sedan at about 3 p.m. on Wed., […]

Police Blotter: July 16, 2015

Police Blotter: July 16, 2015

LEAVING SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE: Take that, young(er) fella! An unknown senior showed his 64-year-old junior on Sat., July 11 just how much he appreciated being asked to move his car. The latter man requested at about 5 p.m. that he park his car a bit forward on the 200 block of Seventh Ave. (btw. […]

Police Blotter: July 9, 2015

Police Blotter: July 9, 2015

PETIT LARCENY: Sweet, salty and chewy Five men reportedly worked together to nick candy, cheese and gum from a 7-Eleven convenience store at 302 Eighth Ave. (btw. W. 25th & W. 26th Sts.). A 27-year-old employee told police that the men entered the store just before 9:30 p.m. on Wed., July 1. They then proceeded […]

Police Blotter: July 2, 2015

Police Blotter: July 2, 2015

One percent of doubt counts A 46-year-old man was “99 percent” sure that he locked his doors before retiring to bed on the night of Wed., June 24. At least one thief, nonetheless, experienced a little trouble entering his apartment on the 300 block of W. 22nd St. through a patio sometime after 10:30 p.m. […]

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