Posts Tagged ‘mugging’

Crime Watch

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

images MATTRESS SWIPE An Amsterdam Avenue resident lost her mattress and $5,000 on Nov. 28 when someone broke into her apartment. According to a young woman who reported the theft, the 53-year-old resident came home and found her mattress missing. There were no signs of forced entry into her apartment, but she had not given anyone [&hellip
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Two Mug Pre-Teen

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

Robert Traverzo, 18, and Durven Dawes, 21, were arrested for allegedly mugging a 12-year-old Upper West Side boy. Traverzo and Dawes approached the pre-teen on the southeast corner of West 80th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. One of them demanded that the boy give up his $400 iPhone. When he refused, the mugger pulled out a [&hellip
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Three Muggings and a $100 Profit

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Learning from having your adrenaline switch tested By Susan Braudy Thank goodness muggings are pretty much a thing of my past. Some things are getting better—a lot better—in our town. My first mugging took place at dusk on the University of Pennsylvania campus. A man pushed a wad of dollar bills into my coat pocket [&hellip
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