Posts Tagged ‘Crime’

Crime Watch

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

CrimeWatch2-150x150 Purse Ploy Last Thursday afternoon, two ladies strolled into a high-end luxury store in the East 60s, seemingly to browse the exquisite hand bags, shoes and other leather goods. As one of the women chatted with a sales associate about a pair of shoes she was eyeing, her companion took a leather briefcase off the [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

CrimeWatch2-150x150 Compiled by Adel Manoukian Thief Bikes Away Vehicle theft—from bicycles to cars—is fairly common in the city, and mopeds, it turns out, are no exception. A 27-year-old man recently reported to police that his motorized bicycle was stolen from in front of a store on Church Street. Luckily, the building’s property manager caught the theft [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

crimewatch Compiled by Rebecca Harris Senseless Violence In a seemingly random and purposeless act of violence, a man was assaulted from behind early Wednesday morning while walking on the sidewalk along East 63rd Street, near the intersection at 3rd Avenue. The victim told police that an unknown perpetrator, described as a black male approximately 5-foot-11, wearing [&hellip
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Marijuana Shouldn’t Be a Crime

Written by NY Press on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

alan I used to turn down pot so I could someday run for Congress By Alan S. Chartock When I was a young man, I refused to smoke marijuana when offered the opportunity. I thought that it might interfere with my future career—at the time, I thought I might like to run for Congress and that [&hellip
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Crime Watch: Restaurant Robbery

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

Compiled By Amanda Woods Restaurant Robbery When two men in their early thirties walked in to a restaurant on East 77th Street on Friday at 8:15 p.m., a confrontation immediately broke out. The men walked down to the restaurant’s basement, where a store employee was putting money in the safe. One of the men, who [&hellip
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Where is the Line Between Press and Paparazzi?

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

Soho residents angry over Patz murder media blitz By Paul Bisceglio Local media went into a frenzy last week when 51-year-old New Jersey man Pedro Hernandez confessed to killing Etan Patz, a 6-year-old Soho resident who went missing on his way to the bus on May 25, 1979. The disappearance made national headlines 33 years [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

By Rebecca Harris and Amanda Woods Purse Snatch A 33-year-old woman was taking a midnight stroll on the way to her East 90th Street home Tuesday morning when three women attacked her, knocking her to the ground in front of 303 E. 90th St. The three fled with the woman’s pink purse, containing her $220 [&hellip
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