Downtown Crime Watch

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CrimeBlotter_Illus_02_02_12 $40k rock goes missing While most of us like to don jewelry that has some sentimental value, like a wedding band, graduation bracelet or necklace to remember a friendship, when the item surpasses the cost of an average monthtly mortgage payment, it is perhaps best to leave it at home. A 29-year-old woman went into [&hellip
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West Side Crime Watch

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Online Scammer Last week, a woman put up a Craigslist ad to sell some of her furniture. She received a response and a check for $2,830, well over her asking price, from a man who instructed her to keep a portion as payment and wire the balance to his shipping company. Lo and behold, the [&hellip
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East Side Crime Watch

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Cops Search for Deadly Hit-and-Run Driver Police report that at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, a white SUV was traveling northbound on the FDR Drive near East 84th Street when it struck a vehicle, sending it into two lanes of traffic and hitting a third and fourth vehicle in a nasty pileup. One of [&hellip
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Downtown Crime Watch

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

crime2 Strange Coincidence The moral of this incident might read: Don’t leave your bag unattended—even in a bar. A 27-year-old woman went to a bar on Mercer Street Thursday, Jan. 12, and was rudely reminded of this lesson. She left her bag, containing a laptop, among other items, underneath the bar, say police. An unusual-acting man [&hellip
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East Side Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town

Very Sticky Fingers Police from the 19th Precinct arrested a man on burglary charges this week, closing a borough-wide pattern. The man was discovered inside a fast-food donut shop in the early morning, before the store opened, with a screwdriver and flashlight (what the cops classify as burglary tools) in his possession. He supposedly gained [&hellip
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East Side Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth Very Sticky Fingers Police from the 19th Precinct arrested a man on burglary charges this week, closing a borough-wide pattern. The man was discovered inside a fast-food donut shop in the early morning, before the store opened, with a screwdriver and flashlight (what the cops classify as burglary tools) in his possession. [&hellip
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East Side Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town

Assault with a Tasty Weapon While sitting in a bar innocently sharing drinks with friends late on a Saturday night, a woman was suddenly beaned with a plastic condiment holder. The victim and her friend said an unknown man threw the container in her direction and fled the scene. The bar’s manager said that the [&hellip
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