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

Sisters from Queens Robbed on King A large purse was stolen from a woman’s car on King Street. At 8:45 PM on Saturday, September 14, a 23-year-old woman from Queens parked her car on King Street and got out with her 21-year-old sister. When they returned about an hour later, they noticed that the front [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

CRIME ALERT FROM THE 19TH PRECINCT: WARNING TO NEIGHBORHOOD SHOP AND RESTAURANT OWNERS! Once again police have been seeing a pattern of robbery in which security gates are jimmied, cash registers are broken open, and cash stolen. Shopkeepers are urged to follow these precautions: 1) Do NOT leave cash in the register when you close [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

Stealing Time A woman’s apartment was robbed while she was away for just over a week. At 1:30 PM on Thursday, August 29, a 25-year-old woman left her apartment on West 70th Street to spend some time away. When she returned on September 7 at 11:50 AM, she found items missing from her apartment. She [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

In Dutch Someone bumped into a woman on the street and stole the purse she was wearing on her shoulder. At 3:20 PM on Thursday, September 5, a 64-year-old woman from Holland was crossing the street at the southeast corner of Dey Street and Church Street when someone bumped into her on her left side. [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

Special Delivery A weapon was found in a public mailbox. At 11:30 AM on Monday, September 9, a postal carrier found a weapon in the mailbox on the Southeast corner of Park Avenue and East 94th Street. The weapon was a 32 caliber Smith & Wesson Premier handgun. Ambulette Assault An ambulette driver assaulted another [&hellip
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Taken on Vacation

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

A man’s apartment was robbed while he was away on vacation. At 11 AM on Thursday, August 29, a 25-year-old woman arrived at an apartment on Columbus Avenue from Argentina. She was staying for seven days while the owner of the apartment, a 29-year-old man, was on vacation in Mexico. When she entered the residence, [&hellip
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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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