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

Ex Mucinex Perpetrators stole Mucinex and prescription drugs from a drug store. At 10 PM on Sunday, February 2, three individuals entered a chain drug store on Broadway and stole more than $3,000 worth of drugs. ideo is available of the incident. Daybreak-in Someone stole a laptop from a business office early in the morning. [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

9G ID Theft A woman became the victim of identity theft. On Wednesday, January 29, a 42-year-old woman got a message from her bank reporting that a purchase totaling $204.95 had been made to a debit card she still had in her possession. More troubling, the bank reported that someone had transferred $9,000 from her [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Flicks Fix Someone stole a woman’s wallet in a movie theater. At 7 PM on Saturday, January 25, a 19-year-old woman was attending a movie in a theater on Broadway when she realized that her wallet was missing. Unauthorized charges turned up later on her credit cards. MacBook Woe A woman’s laptop was taken from [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Barclay Bad Guy At 11 AM on Saturday, January 25, a man from 25 to 30 years of age approached the middle teller in a bank on Barclay Street and passed the teller a note reading, “Have gun. Do not want to use it. Give me $10,000.” The teller gave the robber $6,053 in cash [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Copper Cable Caper Someone stole copper cables from a Second Avenue subway construction site. When construction workers returned to work on Monday morning, January 27, they discovered that unknown perpetrators had removed copper cables from the Second Avenue subway site at 94th Street and Second Avenue. In all, 300 feet of cable was missing, valued [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Left in the Church Someone stole a woman’s property in a church. At 1 PM on Sunday, January 19, a 66-year-old woman working in a church on Central Park West realized that somebody had stolen her purse containing a Samsung Galaxy cell phone, her driver’s license, credit cards, and a Kindle tablet. The total value [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Garbage Men Part Two One of two men posing as sanitation workers was arrested for robbing a bar. Replaying an incident from two weeks before, two men posed as sanitation workers on Friday, January 17, at 8AM. While one of the men distracted an employee of a bar on Murray Street, threatening to ticket the [&hellip
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Phony Phone Bill Another Eastside resident became the victim of identity theft. At 10 AM on Monday, January 13, a 67-year-old woman received a notice from a collection agency regarding an unpaid bill of $1,902 for an AT&T account that she had never opened in California. Unlocked and Unlucky Someone stole property from a man’s [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town

Four Gone Conclusion An unknown perpetrator made unauthorized charges to a woman’s debit and charge cards. On Saturday, January 11, a 40-year-old woman living on the Upper East Side reported to police that someone had made unauthorized charges to her Citibank debit card and her American Express card, totaling $4,000. She had lost the Citibank [&hellip
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Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Edison Con A small business was scammed by someone posing as a representative of Con Edison. At 12 noon on Friday, January 10, a local business received a call from someone claiming to be a representative of Con Edison, advising the firm that they owed the utility $1,500 and if they did not wire-transfer the [&hellip
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