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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 […]

Police Blotter: Week of Nov. 3, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Nov. 3, 2016

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON: Knife Man | On Thurs., Oct. 27, the only tip one unfortunate service industry worker was offered was that of a knife. At around 10:15pm, a confrontational man brandishing a stainless steel knife returned to a Boston Market (271 W. 23rd St., btw. Seventh & Eighth Aves.) he had previously been […]

Police Blotter; Week of Oct. 27, 2016

Police Blotter; Week of Oct. 27, 2016

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: Contraband cornucopia | In most situations honesty is the best policy — though it can be, on occasion, a thoroughly mediocre (or even subpar) one. Take the case of this 35-year-old Queens man, for instance: On Thurs., Oct. 20, the shifty suspect was spotted by police at about 8:45pm at […]

Police Blotter: Week of Oct. 20, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Oct. 20, 2016

PETIT LARCENY: Dove delinquent | While he was able to slip away without his reputation soiled, no amount of scrubbing will be able to wash the guilt off of a man who shoplifted from a Rite Aid on Fri., Oct. 14. At around 9:20am that morning, the man entered the store (188 Ninth Ave., at W. […]

Police Blotter: Week of Oct. 13, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Oct. 13, 2016

PETIT LARCENY: Bad Apple | On Thurs., Oct. 6, a 70-year-old woman discovered a little too late that the supposed Apple expert she was consulting with was rotten to the core. At about 7pm, while within her W. 28th St. apartment, the woman spoke to who she believed to be a support rep regarding problems she […]

Police Blotter: Week of Oct. 6, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Oct. 6, 2016

COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING: Lanot’s first go  | Last week marked Captain Paul Lanot’s first Community Council meeting as the commanding officer as the 10th Precinct (and the group’s first meeting since the summer). Coming so soon after the Chelsea bombing on Sept. 17, the Sept. 28 meeting found many of the uniformed personnel from outside police […]

Police Blotter: Week of Sept. 29, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Sept. 29, 2016

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: Furious fare | On Sat., Sept. 24, a 51-year-old driver experienced some very literal pushback from a passenger unhappy with the cost of their cab. At 10:30pm on that night, the two pulled up outside of 80 Eighth Ave. (btw. W. 14th & W. 15th Sts.), and proceeded to get into a verbal altercation […]

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