Posts Tagged ‘Crime Watch’

East Side Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town

Greenhorn Burglar A greenhorn burglar spent the better part of Wednesday, Feb. 15, attempting to figure out the complexities of using a crowbar to break into several apartments in the same building on 85th Street. The would-be crook was finally able to gain entrance into one of the apartments, but the elation of this achievement [&hellip
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West Side Crime Watch

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

Lightning Quick Thieves Credit card theft and fraud are still some of the most prevalent crimes on the Upper West Side. The perpetrators of these crimes are often clever and quick, and victims sometimes don’t even realize they’ve been targeted until the sneaky thieves are well on their way to a shopping spree across town. [&hellip
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East Side Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town

Impersonating Swindler Preys on Elderly A man is wanted by police on charges of grand larceny after a woman says he tricked her out of $9,000. A 91-year-old woman reported that last Tuesday, she received a phone call at home from a man claiming to be a police officer investigating the distribution of counterfeit bills. [&hellip
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Downtown Crime Watch: Store HIt for Second Time

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

CrimeBlotterIllus_02_09_2012_EvanSoares $2K STOLEN FROM WALLET Last Wednesday, Feb. 1, a 55-year-old New Jersey woman took out $2,000 in cash from a Brooklyn ATM before getting on the subway at Court Street. When she got off at City Hall she realized her wallet—and all her cash—was missing. The woman told police that she had only opened the [&hellip
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Downtown Crime Watch

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

CrimeBlotter_Illus_02_02_12 $40k rock goes missing While most of us like to don jewelry that has some sentimental value, like a wedding band, graduation bracelet or necklace to remember a friendship, when the item surpasses the cost of an average monthtly mortgage payment, it is perhaps best to leave it at home. A 29-year-old woman went into [&hellip
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West Side Crime Watch

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

Online Scammer Last week, a woman put up a Craigslist ad to sell some of her furniture. She received a response and a check for $2,830, well over her asking price, from a man who instructed her to keep a portion as payment and wire the balance to his shipping company. Lo and behold, the [&hellip
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East Side Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town

Cops Search for Deadly Hit-and-Run Driver Police report that at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, a white SUV was traveling northbound on the FDR Drive near East 84th Street when it struck a vehicle, sending it into two lanes of traffic and hitting a third and fourth vehicle in a nasty pileup. One of [&hellip
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