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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 […]

Police Blotter: Week of Sept. 15, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Sept. 15, 2016

SEXUAL ABUSE: Assistance needed  | The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying an individual connected with a sex abuse incident that occurred on Sun., Sept. 11. At about 1:35am, a 22-year-old woman, walking near E. 39th St. & Lexington Ave., approached the individual looking for directions to Penn Station. The man told her to […]

Police Blotter: Week of Sept. 8, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Sept. 8, 2016

ROBBERY: Pushed for purse | The search for a man who snatched a purse from an elderly woman has left the NYPD looking for community assistance. At around 5am on Thurs., Sept. 1, in front of 8 W. 28th St. (btw. Fifth Ave. & Broadway), the man approached the 72-year-old woman from behind. He grabbed her […]

Police Blotter: Week of Sept. 1, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Sept. 1, 2016

AMBER ALERT ARREST | At 1:50pm on Fri., Aug. 26, Pennsylvania State Police sent out an Amber Alert for Ava Byrne, a three-year-old from Pennsylvania, who was abducted by her father, 24-year-old Robert Byrne. Traveling in a 2004 Hyundai Elantra, they were suspected to be headed toward New York City. Just minutes after the alert went […]

Police Blotter: Week of Aug. 25, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Aug. 25, 2016

PETIT LARCENY: Mirror, mirror | When the 24-year-old owner of a blue 2013 Lexus sedan woke up at around 9am on Sat., Aug. 20 to move his car (parked on the 200 block of 10th Ave., btw. W. 23rd & W. 24th Sts.), he discovered that some unknown perp had removed the passenger side mirror panel […]