Posts Tagged ‘burglar’

Crime Watch

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Crime Watch PART HIT MAN, PART SPAMBOT  A 50-year-old West End Avenue resident reported to police last Thursday that he received repeated e-mails from an unknown man threatening to kill him. In the messages, the perp explained that someone had offered him $2,000 (half given in advance) to execute the Upper West Sider, and that the resident could only [&hellip
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If at First You Don’t Succeed

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News West Side Spirit

After an unsuccessful break-in attempt, a burglar had better luck next door. Police said that on the morning of Jan. 4, a burglar tried to break into a 36-year-old woman’s apartment, on West 71st Street and Columbus Avenue. Upon returning home, the woman saw signs that a drill and pry bar had been used in [&hellip
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Attempt to Raid Doc’s Office

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News West Side Spirit

On Sept. 17, a man attempted to burglarize a doctor’s office at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, at 425 W. 59th St. near Columbus Avenue. Police said that at 7:45 p.m. that night, a man entered the building unlawfully and was seen on the 7th floor exiting the doctor’s office. When he tried to leave through [&hellip
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Nabbed Before Crime Committed

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News West Side Spirit

A doorman stopped a would-be burglar before he could steal from the residents of a West 79th Street apartment building, between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues. On Aug. 20 at 1:30 a.m., a building worker told the doorman that someone was in the basement of the building. The doorman checked the monitor to confirm. Cops said [&hellip
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