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Checks Checked

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Two unauthorized checks were drawn against a man’s bank account. At 12 noon on Friday, August 16, a 64-year-old man living on West 77th Street received a call from his bank representative alerting him to unusual activity on his account. Two checks had been cashed against his account, each in the amount of $3,685. The [&hellip
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Bad Manager

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

A man was arrested for stealing money from his place of business. At 1 PM on Tuesday, September 3, a 57-year-old man working at a restaurant on Broadway reported that a 29-year-old man had taken $2,693.98 without permission or authority from the business. The thief was the store’s manager. He was arrested September 3 and [&hellip
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Jitney Job

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

A woman’s luggage was stolen from the luggage compartment of the Hampton Jitney. At 5:05 PM on Sunday, August 25, a 57-year-old woman placed luggage in the luggage compartment of the Hampton Jitney coach in Amagansett, Long Island. When she arrived home at the southwest corner of Broadway and West 86th Street three and a [&hellip
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Stolen on Stone

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Someone swiped a woman’s bag off the back of her chair in a pizza shop on Stone Street. At 1 PM on Thursday, August 29, a 21-year-old woman sat down in the shop and placed her purse on the back of the chair she was sitting in. Approximately one hour later, she realized that her [&hellip
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Checked Out II

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

A woman’s purse was stolen while she was trying on clothes in the same department store on Cortland Street. At 3:40 PM on Tuesday, August 6, a 68-year-old woman was trying on clothes and walked away from her purse for five minutes. When she returned, she found the purse and its contents had been removed [&hellip
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Checked Out

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

A woman’s bag was stolen in a department store on Cortland Street. At 4:40 PM on Saturday, August 10, a 74-year-old woman from Queens was shopping on the third floor of the store and left her bag next to the cash register to look at something. When she returned to get her bag, it was [&hellip
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Assault on Sixth

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

A man was arrested after harassing and assaulting two women on Sixth Avenue. At 6:40 PM on Thursday, August 29, a 17-year-old woman was walking with her friend northbound on Sixth Avenue at the corner of Grand Street, when an unknown 19-year-old man began to harass her. She kept walking as the man followed and [&hellip
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Barbed Robbery

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Two young men were arrested after trying to rob a teenager of his iPhone. At 5:40 PM on Sunday, September 1, a 21-year-old and a 20-year-old man attempted to verbally intimidate a 13-year-old boy at the northeast corner of East End Avenue and East 84th Street. They were trying to get the boy to give [&hellip
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