Crime

Man Jumped to His Death from Ludlow Street Rooftop

Posted November 17, 2017 at 5:06 am

A man jumped to his death from a Lower East Side tenement rooftop Wednesday night. The unidentified man, believed to be in his twenties, took the plunge from atop 175 Ludlow Street at about 11:45pm. The suicide victim reportedly lived alone in a studio apartment there, according to a report in the Daily News. An […]

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Australian Diplomat Falls to His Death After Drunken ‘Trust Fall’ Game on Clinton Street Terrace

Posted November 16, 2017 at 5:11 am

An Australian diplomat fell to his death from a seventh-floor Lower East Side building early yesterday morning while playing a “high-risk trust game,” police said. “I will prove that you can trust me,” Julian Simpson, 30, told his friend James Waugh as he leaned over the ledge at Clinton Street, according to a report in […]

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Gunpoint Mugging at Gompers Houses on Friday Night

Posted November 13, 2017 at 9:44 am

A resident at the Gompers Houses on Pitt Street was reportedly held up at gunpoint Friday night outside the door of his apartment, police said. One perp shadowed the man to the doorstep of his fifth floor apartment, where he allegedly observed the victim take cash from his pocket. The suspect apparently proceeded to the […]

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Streets

Police Investigate Fatal Hit-and-Run on Delancey Street this Morning

Last modified November 10, 2017 at 3:58 pm

A wheelchair-bound homeless man was killed early this morning in a hit-and-run at Delancey and Clinton Streets. The 49-year-old victim – apparently “well known in the neighborhood” – was reportedly found at 3:30am with severe head trauma. Information about the driver or footage of the incident has yet to surface. Police are investigating the incident.

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Perp Collared for Beating Retired Cop and Stealing His Gun in Broome Street Bodega

Posted November 8, 2017 at 5:18 am

The man who roughed up a retired cop early Saturday morning and ran off with his gun is now in police custody, according to published reports. Forsyth Street resident Rafael Calderon, 37, was arrested Monday and charged with robbery, grand larceny, assault, and criminal possession of a weapon. The 49-year-old retired cop had reportedly been visiting […]

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Report: Delilah Bar-Goer Accuses NYPD Surgeon of Rape

Last modified October 31, 2017 at 9:39 am

A woman this week accused an NYPD surgeon of raping her in his Brooklyn apartment Saturday night after the two met at Delilah on Rivington Street, police said. According to the report filed in the Daily News, the unnamed victim reportedly “fell ill” at the Lower East Side bar, and was offered a ride home […]

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LES Ice Cream Bandit Hits 3 Stores in 2 Weeks

Posted October 30, 2017 at 5:00 am

There’s apparently an ice cream bandit on the loose. The 7th Precinct confirms that the perp struck twice on the same day earlier this month (October 13), stealing frozen flavors from both Rite Aid on Grand Street and the Big Apple Grocery at 219 East Broadway. The suspected thief is a 25-year-old African American male, police […]

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In the East Village, Stealing a Bike While Someone is Looking

Posted October 26, 2017 at 5:13 am

Some criminals are so brazen, they don’t care if someone is watching. And snapping photos of them. One Boogie reader spotted the bike thief last Saturday night just south of Union Square, cutting away the security lock, and making off with the bounty. “I had just come out of a movie at Union Square when […]

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Hotel on Rivington Racks up Nearly 200 Noise Complaints in the Last Year

Posted October 23, 2017 at 9:38 am

It might be twelve years old, but the Hotel on Rivington is still at odds with its neighbors. The Hotel on Rivington appears to lead the 7th Precinct on the Lower East Side with the most noise complaints, according to the city’s 311 records. Looking at the open data set, Jia and Cafe Medi together racked up 182 […]

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Surveillance Footage Shows Perp Fleeing on Moped After Rivington Street Shooting [VIDEO]

Last modified October 16, 2017 at 7:04 am

Surveillance video just surfaced of the perp who allegedly shot a 26-year-old woman near the Hotel on Rivington early yesterday morning. The victim reportedly exited a cab shortly after 5am when a bullet grazed her upper left shoulder. According to police, four shots were fired, and as many 9mm casings were recovered. By yesterday afternoon, crime scene tape […]

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