Check Cheating

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

Fraudulent checks were issued and cashed from the account of an 80-year-old woman. At 12 noon on Thursday, August 8, an 80-year-old woman living on East 72nd Street was notified by her bank that checks had been cashed out of state against her account totaling $18,000. The woman told police that she had not authorized [&hellip
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Cell Phone Scuffle

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

A man’s cell phone was pinched during a dispute outside a parking garage. At 3:53 PM on Wednesday, August 14, a 56-year-old man from Staten Island was parked in the driveway of an eastside parking garage, when a 54-year-old man walked by with his dog. The two men got into a dispute, and the dog [&hellip
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Rombas Rumble

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

A thief stole a man’s phone as he was getting into his car. At 3:45 AM on Thursday, Aug. 8, a 21-year-old man from Rombas, France was getting into his vehicle at the northwest corner of Madison and East 93rd Street, when he was approached by an unknown 30-year-old man who asked to use his [&hellip
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Jimmy Gimme

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

A dry cleaning and laundry store on East 74th Street was also broken into and robbed. At 6:40 AM on Tuesday, Aug. 6, a 65-year-old male employee returned to the shop to open business for the day, when he saw that the front gate had been jimmied, and he noticed broken glass on the ground. [&hellip
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Cat Fright

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

A 25-year-old woman was mugged by a 30-year-old woman as she was entering her building. At 3:45 AM on Friday, Aug. 2, the younger woman was returning home and opened the outer door to her apartment building on East 90th Street, when the older woman tapped her on the shoulder. The younger woman turned around, [&hellip
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Backpack Burglary

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

Items were stolen from a 15-year-old boy’s backpack as he was playing basketball. At 6:45 PM on Friday, Aug. 2, the boy left his backpack unattended while playing basketball inside St. Catherine’s Park at East 67th Street and First Avenue. He noticed four men near his backpack. When he checked the pack, he found items [&hellip
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Shoe Despair

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

Thieves broke into and robbed a shoe repair store on Second Avenue. At 8:30 PM on Sunday, Aug. 4, a 68-year-old male employee locked the store’s door and metal security gate. When he returned to open the shop the following morning at 7:30 AM, he noticed that the security gate was broken, it had been [&hellip
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Forceful Foreman

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

A construction worker was injured by the foreman on a job. At 5:30 PM on Monday, July 29, a 35-year-old construction worker got involved in a verbal dispute over work issues with the foreman on an exterior restoration job. The foreman then punched him in the face with a closed fist, causing a bloody nose, [&hellip
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Fit Hit

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

Someone removed a woman’s credit card from the bag she had left in a fitness facility locker. At 5:30 PM on Sunday, May 12, a 24-year-old woman left her bag in an unlocked and unattended locker while she attended class at the fitness facility on East 63rd Street. Sometime after she left the facility at [&hellip
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XXL Fraud

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

A man was arrested after using forged and stolen credit cards to make purchases in a luxury department store on Madison Avenue. At 3:27 PM on Sunday, July 28, a 22-year-old man used the suspect cards in three different transactions. He tried to make two additional transactions but was declined. He left the store and [&hellip
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