Muscle Car Mix-Up

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

An auto body mechanic took another man’s Maserati out of a parking garage for an unauthorized spin. At 4 p.m. on Friday, August 2, a man calling himself James entered a parking garage on Desbrosses Street and told the garage manager that the owner of the Maserati had given him permission to pick up the [&hellip
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Wallet Whoops

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

A woman mistakenly handed her wallet to an unknown person in a nightclub. At 1:30 a.m. on Monday, August 5, a 31-year-old woman from Seattle, WA was dancing in a club on Varick Street when someone spilled a drink on her. She instinctively handed her wallet to her friend in the dark club. She then [&hellip
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Hyper Heist

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

Someone stole a man’s motorcycle from Rector Place sometimes after last Thursday night. At 10 p.m. on July 25, the 45-year-old man parked his motorcycle on the fashionable street in Battery Park City. When he returned from vacation at 3:30 p.m. on July 30, he discovered his motorcycle was missing. The police auto crime unit [&hellip
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Boy Bandits

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

Two boys attempted to steal the handbag of an elderly woman in the subway. At 4:55 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, a 64-year-old woman was on the subway platform at Avenue of the Americas and West Broadway when two boys, aged 13 and 15, threatened her and attempted to take her handbag by force. The [&hellip
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Charlton Break-in

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

A woman’s purse was stolen from a car parked on Charlton Street last Sunday at 1:15 a.m. On August 4, a 23-year-old woman returned to her car on Charlton Street and discovered that the rear panel of the driver’s side window had been shattered. The purse on the floor behind the driver’s seat belonging to [&hellip
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Vanishing Versace

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

A 19-year-old man was arrested after stealing store property in a clothing boutique on Mercer Street. At 3:06 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, the man was observed removing items from the store. Two days later he was apprehended, arrested, and charged with grand larceny. The items he had taken were a Versace handbag priced at [&hellip
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Perp Pair

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

Two unknown perpetrators grabbed a cell phone from a woman last Thursday morning. At 11:10 a.m., on a 60-year-old woman from Wellesley Hills, MA was walking on the corner of West Houston and Avenue of the Americas when two unknown thieves grabbed her phone from her hand and fled westbound on Houston. Her phone was [&hellip
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C Train Snatch

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

A 15-year-old male youth pinched an iPhone from a woman on a subway train. At 8:25 in the morning of Tuesday, July 23, a 40-year-old woman from Brooklyn was sitting on a northbound C train when her white iPhone 5 was removed from her hand by the teenaged thief, who ran off the train at [&hellip
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Gang Grab

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

A gang of thugs grabbed a man’s iPhone from his hand at the northwest corner of West Broadway and Prince Street. At 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 26, a man between the ages of 15 and 17 took the iPhone from the hand of the 36-year-old man. The older man approached the thief to retrieve [&hellip
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