Posts Tagged ‘Crime Watch’

Fraudster Caught

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A 30-year-old woman was arrested Oct. 25 after using a California woman’s identity to charge thousands to her credit card. Shakena Wright was arrested for grand larceny after using counterfeit identification to charge $24,512 to a credit card through August 2010. Wright made purchases at retail locations throughout Manhattan. The last place she used the [&hellip
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Attempted Shoplifting at Filene’s

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A 28-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to shoplift $1,080 in clothing from Filene’s Basement at 2222 Broadway and West 79th Street, Oct. 17. Police said that at 4:35 p.m., a loss prevention agent observed Trent Jones taking the merchandise. The arresting officer and the loss prevention agent tried to arrest Jones on the [&hellip
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Vacation Burglary

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A 58-year-old Upper West Side woman reported a burglary when she returned home from a weekend vacation Oct. 18. Police said that over the weekend, the burglar gained access to the West 76th Street and Amsterdam Avenue apartment through the bedroom window. The burglar stole the woman’s Dell laptop
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Big Trouble in Chinese Restaurant

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A 14-year-old girl was arrested Oct. 19 after being accused of assaulting an employee of Wok City, a Chinese restaurant at 153 Amsterdam Ave. and West 67th Street. The 33-year-old employee told police that the night before, the girl and two other teenagers came into the restaurant around 9:30 p.m. and started cursing, screaming and [&hellip
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Smashing New Coat

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The North Face store, which sells outdoor apparel at 2101 Broadway and West 74th Street, reported a burglary after an employee found the front window broken Oct. 20. Police said the window appeared to be broken from the outside and two bricks were found inside. Eight pieces of merchandise costing nearly $2,000 were stolen from [&hellip
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