Posts Tagged ‘grand larceny’

Crime Watch

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

images Credit Card Identity Theft On Feb. 1, a 23-year-old man was observed using a credit card that was not his at a high-end clothing store on Madison Avenue. The man had spent $4,545 on clothes. He had apparently obtained his victim’s personal information and used a counterfeit card. Police also determined that the man had [&hellip
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Crime Watch: Break-In; Ice Cream; Clothing Thefts; Missing Rings; Stolen Wallet

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Exif_JPEG_PICTURE Compiled By Paul Bisceglio BREAK-IN, BURGLARY IN THE WEST 80’S A young man’s apartment was robbed on Sunday, Dec. 30. The 24-year-old left his West 81st Street home at 6 p.m., and when he returned at around 11 p.m. he found his door open and his lights on. A Mac laptop, $4,000 camera, TV, a [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

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

Swindler of UES Woman Indicted Philip Leopold, who is charged with grand larceny, forgery, falsifying business records and several other charges, was indicted this week for stealing over $1.6 million from an 85-year-old Upper East Side woman who is nearly blind, has hearing problems and other health issues. Leopold, who is 76, first met his [&hellip
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Beating the Clock

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

A Duane Reade employee was arrested Nov. 23 for grand larceny. The store manager at 380 Amsterdam Ave. and West 78th Street called police when he said he discovered that Michael Blackman, 28, manipulated the time clock to get paid for hours that he never worked. Blackman is accused of wrongly pocketing $1,392, according to [&hellip
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Repeat Shoplifter Busted

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

A shoplifter was busted when store managers at the Urban Outfitters at 2081 Broadway and West 72nd Street recognized him as a repeat offender. Police said that over the span of three months, Joel Polanco, 23, stole more than $5,000 worth of clothing from the store. When a manager confronted Polanco, he said he would [&hellip
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BUSTED IN REFUND SCAM

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

On Oct. 18, an employee at Circuit City, at 1995 Broadway near West 68th Street, was arrested and charged with grand larceny for moving customer money to a personal bank account. Cops said that when customers would refund merchandise to the store, Luciano Santiago, 29, would refund the money back to his own personal bank [&hellip
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