Electrically Charged

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

A robber stole spools of electric wire from a residential building on Nassau Street. At 2:45 AM on Wednesday, August 14, a police officer witnessed a 37-year-old man removing property from a building. The intruder had no permission to be inside the building and was throwing items over the wall. He then exited over the [&hellip
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Brawling and Bleeding

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A man suffered lacerations after an argument turned violent. At 1:35 AM on Saturday, August 17, a friend of the 37-year-old man got into an argument inside a restaurant on South Street. The 37-year-old tried to intervene, when the other party in the argument started punching him. While they were fighting, the victim started bleeding [&hellip
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Backseat Burglary

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Someone broke into a parked vehicle and removed property belonging to the owner’s company. At 7:30 PM on Thursday, August 15, a 29-year-old man parked his vehicle, a gray 2002 Audi TT with New Jersey plates, on the northeast corner of Canal Street and Greene Street. When he returned to his car the next morning, [&hellip
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Fragrant Felony

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

Two perpetrators shoplifted items from a chain fashion store on Water Street. At 4:50 PM on Friday, August 9, two shoplifters removed items from a display shelf, put them inside bags, proceeded to the front door of the store, and walked out. Video is available of the incident. The items stolen were ten 6.7-ounce bottles [&hellip
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Newsstand Heist

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

An armed robbery took place at a newsstand on Fulton Street. At 1:10 AM on Thursday, August 8, a man in his early 40s, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, entered the newsstand, pointed a black firearm at the face of the 33-year-old male employee, and said, “Give me the money.” Police later searched the area [&hellip
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Lojack Hijack

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

Someone stole a man’s motorcycle on North End Avenue. At 1 PM on Tuesday, August 6, a 40-year-old man parked his motorcycle on North End Avenue. When he returned at 5:40 PM, his bike was missing. The chopper had LoJack, which activated an alarm at the First Precinct. The doorman standing outside the building by [&hellip
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Razor Robbery

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

A man was arrested after attempting to steal a cell phone, wallet, and cash from a passenger sleeping on the subway. At 4:20 AM on Sunday, August 11, a police officer observed a 20-year-old man removing a cell phone from the right front pants pocket of a 54-year-old man sleeping on the subway at Fulton [&hellip
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Bad Kharma

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

Someone stole money from a yoga studio on Fulton Street. Just after midnight on Friday, August 9, an unknown perpetrator entered the yoga studio and removed $1,123 from the petty cash box, along with the night deposit box containing $500. The 31-year-old female employee reporting the crime stated that eight current employees had access to [&hellip
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