Posts Tagged ‘theft’

Crime Watch

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

images PICKPOCKET PANDEMIC The Upper East Side’s 19th Police Precinct warns locals that there has been a large number of pickpocketing thefts on buses in the neighborhood, particularly along Madison Avenue. Pickpockets are bumping into riders on the bus and secretly stealing belongings. To combat such thefts, NYPD recommends the following: Use handbags with zippers and [&hellip
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The Art of the Steal

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

UPPER EAST SIDE DEALER MAY HAVE PLACED STOLEN GOODS IN MUSEUMS AROUND THE WORLD By Laurence Dylan There’s no indication that Subhash Kapoor, the 64-year-old owner of Art of the Past gallery, made a fuss when he was arrested at the Frankfurt airport in October 2011. News reports of the event make no reference to [&hellip
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Officials raise concerns over unlikely stolen city property—manhole covers

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Man hole38 Place yourself on a city stoop during a recent smoldering summer evening. Perhaps you are taking your mind off of the heat with a book or cool glass of wine, when you notice a white, windowless van screeching past. Maybe you see two men, wearing what look like uniforms, park and get out of 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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