Posts Tagged ‘Crime’

Revenge on Wheels

Written by Sean Creamer on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

With bicycle thefts now common in NYC, one man set up a sting operation to recover his stolen bike by Sean Creamer Paul Panus’ story is one that begins like many bicycle thefts, with a nice bike and a cheap lock. After his bike was stolen, Panus, a 33-year-old IT project manager and skateboarding and cycling [&hellip
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Tapped In

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

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Megan Bungeroth & Amanda Woods UWS Slasher Convicted A state Supreme Court jury found Upper West Side resident Julian Kurita guilty of second degree murder last week. Kurita was convicted of killing his father, Fumitaka Kurita, in their shared Upper West Side home on July 19, 2010. That night, police received a 911 [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

crimewatch Compiled by Megan Bungeroth The Worst of Crimes A group of Upper West Side neighbors received a rude—and hot—awakening when they discovered their air conditioners had been stolen. Last Thursday, the manager of a building on West 71st Street reported to police that eight AC units, worth a total of $8,000, were discovered missing from [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

crimewatch Compiled by Alissa Fleck Lockdown A 29-year-old woman was working out at a Wall Street gym when several items were stolen from her unsecured locker—she reportedly left the items in the locker even though her lock was broken. The robber made off with the woman’s purse, containing an iPhone, a driver’s license, several credit cards [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

CrimeWatch Thief on Wheels On First Avenue at E. 86th Street, an elderly woman was walking northbound on Saturday, May 19, at about 4 p.m. when a young man on a black mountain bike rolled up behind her and snatched a gold chain valued at $400 from her neck. After making the grab, the man took [&hellip
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Uptown Illegal Hotel Shut Down by City

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

FW-318 West 75th Street(as) Last week, another illegal hotel operating on the Upper West Side bit the dust as the city steps up enforcement of recent state laws prohibiting them. The hotel in question is not really a hotel at all, by law or by appearances. It’s run out of 318 W. 75th St., a landmarked five-story walk-up with [&hellip
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