Debit Debacle

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

An unknown perpetrator withdrew money from the account of a 63-year-old man living on East 96th Street. At 5:30 PM on Friday, July 12, the thief withdrew money from an ATM location on Broadway, even though the victim was still in position of his debit card. The senior was notified of the charges by his [&hellip
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Hack Heist

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

An unknown looter broke into a New York taxi and stole the cabbie’s property. At 9:50 PM on Saturday, July 13, the 30-year-old male cabbie had parked his taxi on Lexington Avenue to get something to eat. When he returned, he discovered that someone had forced the lock on the cab door and stolen his [&hellip
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Fatal Fight

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

A dog was struck and killed by a car during a fight over a woman. At 7:45 AM on Sunday, July 7, a 23-year-old man tried to run over a 32-year-old man with his car at the northeast corner of Lexington Avenue and 90th Street. On Lexington Avenue and 88th Street, the driver tried to [&hellip
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Samaritan Snatch

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

A woman snatched $60 from another woman’s purse after asking her for money. In the evening of Thursday, June 27, a 56-year-old woman stopped a 79-year-old woman on Third Avenue and asked her for money, saying, “I have three kids, and I need money to go to the shelter.” When the good Samaritan opened her [&hellip
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83 Skidoo

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

Two credit cards were missing from a woman’s wallet placed in the locker of a gym on East 83rd Street. Just before midnight on Tuesday, April 30, the 32-year-old woman placed her bag in the gym locker and left the locker unlocked and unattended. When she returned after her workout, she found two credit cards [&hellip
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Crew Crime

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

A 45-year-old woman’s wallet was stolen on an MTA bus. At 7:30 PM on Tuesday, July 9, the woman got off the bus at Madison Avenue and 79th Street, when she noticed her wallet was missing from her bag. She had been bumped on the bus. Fortunately, no unauthorized charges appeared on her credit cards. [&hellip
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Parking Problem

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A customer picked up his car from a garage on East 95th Street and left without paying. At 12:35 AM on Thursday, July 4, the customer returned to the parking garage where he had left his car, found the ignition keys in his car and took off without paying the attendant. The attendant, a 47-year-old [&hellip
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ATM Withdrawal

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A 50-year-old man entered a bodega on Second Avenue and removed an ATM machine. The incident occurred on Wednesday, June 26 at 3 AM. No videos were available of the theft, and though the ATM machine was empty, the machine itself is valued at $2,
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Down for the Accounts

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A 42-year-old woman living on Third Avenue checked her credit report and discovered that multiple fraudulent accounts had been opened in her name. She made the discovery the evening of June 27, called the stores, and found that the accounts had been opened using her name and Social Security number at New York City stores, [&hellip
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Keyboard Chaos

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A 27-year-old man assaulted and threatened a 35-year-old man during an argument. The two were having a verbal disagreement about bringing a piano through the lobby of the 35-year-old man’s building on East 80th Street. As they were talking, the younger man turned around and pushed the older man in the face. The older man [&hellip
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