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

Charging Charge A woman was arrested and charged with grand larceny after using a forged debit card. At 4:33 PM on Thursday, August 22, a 29-year-old woman used a forged Chase business debit card to purchase merchandise in excess of $8,000 and to attempt to purchase merchandise in excess of $5,000 at a luxury department [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

Credit Collection A man carrying stolen credit cards was arrested for grand larceny. At 7:42 PM on Friday, September 20, a 37-year-old man was attempting to withdraw cash from an ATM on Broadway using someone else’s credit card. Police stopped him, and the man was found to be in possession of seven credit or debit [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

POLICE ADVISORY TO APPLE CELL PHONE USERS The NYPD strongly urges Apple iPhone users to download the new IOS7 operating system FREE. With IOS7 installed on your phone, your phone cannot be reprogrammed without an authorized Apple ID and password. This makes the phone useless to thieves. Visit www.apple.com for the FREE download. Fake IRS [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

Check Mark Fraudulent checks were written against a woman’s checking account. At 4 PM on Wednesday, August 28, an 85-year-old woman living on West 82nd Street was contacted by her bank regarding unusual activity on her checking account. As she was canceling the account, she discovered that several fraudulent transactions had been made, amounting to [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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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