Crime

Man Arrested for Threatening CVS Cashier with Bolt Cutters on Orchard Street

Posted September 9, 2021 at 5:06 am

Things got snippy at CVS late last month. Police arrested a man who threatened a CVS cashier with bolt cutters. The suspect had entered the pharmacy at 196 Orchard Street on August 26 at around 7:00pm. There was an interaction with the cashier before the bolt cutters were drawn. Cops later arrested the man and […]

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Woman Caught in Crossfire Grazed by Bullet on Eldridge Street

Posted September 8, 2021 at 5:08 am

A stray bullet grazed a woman standing outside a public housing development on Stanton Street Monday evening. The 41-year-old victim was reportedly struck in the hip by the errant round. Literally caught in the crossfire; she was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition. Motive is unclear, as is whether the victim knew the shooter, […]

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Niece Charged in Murder of 97-Year-Old Woman in Baruch Houses

Last modified September 7, 2021 at 8:52 am

The niece of a 97-year-old woman found dead at the Baruch Houses Friday morning has been charged with murder. The nonagenarian, Antonia Cardona, was found unresponsive inside her apartment at the public housing complex, with body injuries and a cut on her wrist. Her 50-year-old niece and caretaker, Janice Cruz, who reportedly has a history […]

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Cops Seek Clinton Street Stabbing Suspect Who Fled on a CitiBike

Posted September 2, 2021 at 5:01 am

Cops seek a CitiBike-riding suspect wanted for stabbing a man outside a bodega on the Lower East Side two weeks ago. According to the police report, the attacker was involved in a dispute with the 43-year-old victim outside 107 Clinton Street, just north of Delancey, at about 8:50am on the morning of August 23. It […]

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Shooting on Allen Street Injures Man Who Stumbles into BonBon Candy Shop

Posted September 1, 2021 at 5:05 am

A man was shot and injured during a dispute on Allen Street Sunday night. According to police, the 43-year-old victim was shot by another man in the lobby of a building near Delancey Street at around 9:20pm. The victim then stumbled into the BonBon candy shop while clutching an apparent gunshot wound in the upper […]

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Streets

Cops Close Down Section of Sara D. Roosevelt Park to Curb Drugs and Homeless

Posted August 30, 2021 at 5:00 am

The city is apparently turning up the heat to combat the dangerous situation in Sara D. Roosevelt Park just south of Delancey Street. The area surrounding the so-called “Pit” is now completely sealed off. The action is many months in the making. As reported, this area has long been a favored spot for local homeless, […]

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Underground Division Street Club Under Investigation After Mysterious Death of Woman

Posted August 25, 2021 at 5:01 am

A suspected underground Chinese gambling den is front-in-center in the recent death of a woman found in the back of a taxicab. Early in the morning of August 17, a taxi driver on a trip to Queens discovered that his fare, who he was told was drunk, was actually dead. The 26-year-old victim, still unidentified, […]

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Cops Arrest Perp Wanted in Connection with Kitchen Knife Stabbing on Forsyth Street

Posted August 13, 2021 at 5:07 am

Police this week arrested the suspect wanted in connection with a gruesome stabbing outside a multimillion-dollar condo on Forsyth Street. Asaun Johnson was picked up by cops Wednesday afternoon, and charged with felony assault and attempted murder. Johnson is charged for stabbing a man in the chest with a kitchen knife after a purported dispute […]

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Man Stabbed in Chest Outside Multimillion-Dollar Condo on Forsyth Street

Posted August 9, 2021 at 5:08 am

A man is fighting for life after being stabbed in the chest outside a luxury Lower East Side condo building, police said. The incident transpired shortly before noon on Saturday, when a purported dispute between erupted between two individuals near 204 Forsyth Street, across from Sara D. Roosevelt Park. (Neither is a resident, cops said.) […]

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Police Seek Suspect Who Sucker Punched Asian Woman on Mulberry Street

Posted August 5, 2021 at 5:03 am

Police this week released surveillance images and footage of the suspect wanted in connection with a random attack of an Asian woman last Thursday. As previously reported, the 68-year-old victim was collecting an item on the sidewalk when an unknown suspect clocked her in the face while passing. The sucker-punch, which transpired outside 179 Mulberry […]

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