Posts Tagged ‘Amsterdam Houses’

Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

800px.Do_Not_Cross._Crime_Scene Compiled by Megan Bungeroth KIDDIE ROBBERY Last week, a local man came home around 11:30 a.m. to his apartment on Columbus Avenue, which he shares with three roommates, to find two complete strangers rummaging through their stuff. The perps fled on foot, and police were able to apprehend one 27-year-old suspect, who was caught in [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

CrimeWatch Home Invasion Last Thursday night, a masked man pushed his way into an apartment on West 81st Street, brandishing what appeared to be a silver weapon to the startled male victim who answered the door. The suspect, who police said is known only as “Anthony,” told his male victim to shut up and get on the ground, then went into the living [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Courtesy of Buzz Bishop Not-So-Good Deed What should have been merely a touching example of a youngster helping out an elderly neighbor became the stuff of police reports last week. A 25-year-old woman jumped to the assistance of an 82-year-old man who was crossing a busy Upper West Side street last Thursday. By the time she had ferried the [&hellip
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DRUG BUST COP HONORED

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Dan Rivoli Joe Seabrook, the detective that died two months after assisting in a drug bust at the Amsterdam Houses last March, was honored Aug. 14. Seabrook’s parents received a plaque from the Amsterdam Houses Tenants Association at a Family Day event. The tenants recognized the detective’s work in the investigation that led to [&hellip
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DRUG BUST AT AMSTERDAM HOUSES

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Police arrested 28 people March 16 for selling drugs out of the Amsterdam Houses. The accused dealers peddled marijuana, cocaine, crack and heroin, using five buildings in the complex as a hub for drug trafficking. The 13-building complex, which stretches from West 61st to 65th streets, is near several schools, including Fiorello H. LaGuardia High [&hellip
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