Crime Watch

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Charging Charge A woman was arrested and charged with grand larceny after using a forged debit card. At 4:33 PM on Thursday, August 22, a 29-year-old woman used a forged Chase business debit card to purchase merchandise in excess of $8,000 and to attempt to purchase merchandise in excess of $5,000 at a luxury department [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Check Mark Fraudulent checks were written against a woman’s checking account. At 4 PM on Wednesday, August 28, an 85-year-old woman living on West 82nd Street was contacted by her bank regarding unusual activity on her checking account. As she was canceling the account, she discovered that several fraudulent transactions had been made, amounting to [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Stealing Time A woman’s apartment was robbed while she was away for just over a week. At 1:30 PM on Thursday, August 29, a 25-year-old woman left her apartment on West 70th Street to spend some time away. When she returned on September 7 at 11:50 AM, she found items missing from her apartment. She [&hellip
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Exit the Burglar

Written by Doug Ireland on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

A man encountered a burglar exiting his apartment. At 8:40 AM on Friday, August 30, a 26-year-old man entered his apartment on West 81st Street. He was looking for his roommate, when he found an unknown perpetrator fleeing towards the back of the apartment and exiting through a window onto the fire escape. The victim [&hellip
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Taken on Vacation

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

A man’s apartment was robbed while he was away on vacation. At 11 AM on Thursday, August 29, a 25-year-old woman arrived at an apartment on Columbus Avenue from Argentina. She was staying for seven days while the owner of the apartment, a 29-year-old man, was on vacation in Mexico. When she entered the residence, [&hellip
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Checks Checked

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Two unauthorized checks were drawn against a man’s bank account. At 12 noon on Friday, August 16, a 64-year-old man living on West 77th Street received a call from his bank representative alerting him to unusual activity on his account. Two checks had been cashed against his account, each in the amount of $3,685. The [&hellip
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Bad Manager

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

A man was arrested for stealing money from his place of business. At 1 PM on Tuesday, September 3, a 57-year-old man working at a restaurant on Broadway reported that a 29-year-old man had taken $2,693.98 without permission or authority from the business. The thief was the store’s manager. He was arrested September 3 and [&hellip
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Jitney Job

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

A woman’s luggage was stolen from the luggage compartment of the Hampton Jitney. At 5:05 PM on Sunday, August 25, a 57-year-old woman placed luggage in the luggage compartment of the Hampton Jitney coach in Amagansett, Long Island. When she arrived home at the southwest corner of Broadway and West 86th Street three and a [&hellip
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Jewelry Job

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

Jewelry was taken from the apartment of a woman living on West 66th Street. A 60-year-old woman reported that sometime between Thursday, August 22, at 1 PM and Saturday, August 24, at 1 AM, someone removed items from her apartment without permission or authority. She told police that an unknown female home aide and a [&hellip
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