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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School Heist

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

Laptops and tablets were removed from a public school on West 61st Street. At 2 PM on Wednesday, August 21, a male technology specialist locked the computers in classrooms before he left. When he returned the following Monday, the classrooms were still locked, but he found signs of forced entry to the locked carts where [&hellip
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Jewelry Job Part II

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

Unknown perpetrators stole jewelry from a woman’s apartment while she was away on vacation. At 10 AM on Monday, July 29, a 42-year-old woman living on West End Avenue left on vacation. When she returned at 9 AM on August 22, she discovered that jewelry was missing. The items had been kept in a drawer. [&hellip
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