Axe And You Shall Receive

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Forget lawyers, police or a little time apart, New Yorkers have decided to start settling their domestic disputes with axes. For the second time in seven weeks, a lovers’ quarrel ended with an axe-attack in the Empire State. Stephen Abbott, 40, assaulted his girlfriend, Darlene Grice, and her lover with an axe after finding them [&hellip
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Alleged Lover’s Lane Rapist In Custody

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Last night, police arrested the man they believe is responsible for raping five women in city parks over the past four years: former Olympic sprinter Alvin Henry. Police believe the 30-year old Queens resident who represented Trinidad and Tobago in the Sidney Games is the “Lovers’ Lane” serial rapist, whose moniker came from the fact [&hellip
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Rev Billy Arrested, Pleads His Case Today

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Last Friday, the NYPD arrested performance artist and anti-consumerist Reverend Billy, claiming his preaching at this month’s Critical Mass rally constituted “Harassment of a Public Official.” According to a press release by The Church of Stop Shopping, Reverend Billy and his partner Savitri D were reciting the First Amendment to the United States Constitution before [&hellip
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Benoit Family Murder-Suicide Takes A Turn For The Weird

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

There was an eerie new twist in the murder-suicide of Chris Benoit and his family that surfaced over a period of several days last weekend. According to authorities, Benoit’s Wikipedia article mentioned the death of his wife and son, 14 hours before police discovered the bodies. The IP address that altered the entry at 12:01 [&hellip
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It’s The Size That Counts

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

After six months at the police academy, 1,097 NYPD recruits graduated during a ceremony at Madison Square Garden yesterday—that’s 1,703 less than this year’s goal of 2,800 cadet graduates. But Cheryl Walter isn’t down. A graduate of Harvard University with a master’s degree in forensic psychology, Walters couldn’t be happier with her choice to live [&hellip
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Fireworks Seized, Patriotism Still Strong

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Just in time for the Fourth of July, police confiscated nearly $20,000 worth of dazzling sky explosives in one of the city’s largest fireworks busts in the history of pyrotechnics! About 6:30 p.m. last night at a basement warehouse in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, investigators arrested five individuals after finding roughly 9,000 pounds [&hellip
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Recent Slew of Bronx Attacks Connected?

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Police are investigating a string of seemingly random Bronx attacks that they believe were perpetrated by the same group of four to 10 men who left one victim dead and five other hospitalized. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said of the incidents, “What makes it unusual is that there was no robbery involved and no obvious [&hellip
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