Ridge Street

Cops Release Photo of Suspect in Connection with Armed Robbery on Ridge Street

Posted June 20, 2018 at 5:03 am

The 7th Precinct last night release a photo of the suspected wanted in connection with an armed robbery on Ridge Street last Thursday. As previously reported, the victim was reportedly sitting in his car outside 155 Ridge Street (at East Houston) when the perp sidled up to the vehicle and pointed a gun. He demanded […]

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Cops Seek Suspect in Connection with Gunpoint Robbery on Ridge Street

Posted June 18, 2018 at 5:01 am

In the wee hours of Thursday morning last, a man was robbed at gunpoint on Ridge Street, cops said. The victim was reportedly sitting in his car outside 155 Ridge Street (at East Houston) when the perp sidled up to the vehicle and pointed a gun. He demanded cash and ultimately fled the scene with […]

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Released from Prison, Croman Now Faces Contempt of Court Charge

Posted June 4, 2018 at 5:00 am

Controversial landlord and convicted felon Steve Croman completed his “white collar” sentence on Friday, two days early, having served eight months of his one-year jail sentence. He pleaded guilty in 2017 to three felonies related to tax- and mortgage-fraud, and spent that time in the Manhattan Detention Center Complex (instead of maximum-security Rikers Island as […]

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Croman Tenants on Ridge Street Still Without Cooking Gas After 9 Months

Posted May 25, 2018 at 5:06 am

The tenement at 141 Ridge Street (at Stanton) is the latest battleground pitting embittered tenants against incarcerated landlord Steve Croman (aka 9300 Realty). Cooking gas was reportedly shut off last September due to purported unauthorized work on the gas lines. Nine months later, no relief. As a result, tenants began withholding rent payments, so team […]

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Dump Truck Hits and Critically Injures Pedestrian on Ridge Street [Updated]

Last modified November 16, 2017 at 7:25 am

A registered nurse riding her bike on Ridge Street was struck and critically injured by a dump truck last night, according to several scanners and tipsters on the scene. The 50-year-old woman was hit near the intersection of Ridge and Stanton Streets shortly after 10pm and was reportedly pinned beneath the vehicle for some time. […]

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Police Identify Ex-Con as Ridge Street Shooter Who Injured 4 People Early Sunday Morning

Posted November 1, 2016 at 5:15 am

The man who shot three people early Sunday morning on Ridge Street in a possible drug-related altercation has been identified by the 7th Precinct. Miguel Maldonado, an ex-convict on parole, is wanted in connection with the shooting, which happened just outside 135 Ridge. Maldonado and his cousin got in an argument with the victims at […]

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Three People Shot in Drug Related Incident on Ridge Street this Morning [Updated]

Last modified October 30, 2016 at 12:06 pm

There are reports coming out of a multiple shooting on the Lower East Side earlier this morning. Several readers passed along word (and images) showing that Ridge Street is currently roped off between Rivington and Stanton. It’s an active crime scene. Apparently three people were shot in a possible drug related altercation, with cops calling […]

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This is How Slumlord Steve Croman Boots Rent Stabilized Tenants from His Properties

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 7:05 pm

This past spring, slumlord Steve Croman was charged with twenty felonies including grand larceny, falsifying business records, tax fraud, conspiring to defraud, and offering a false instrument; his ahortgage broker Barry Swartz faces fifteen felonies including grand larceny, falsifying records, and conspiring to defraud. The two could get up to twenty-five years in prison apiece. Attorney General […]

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Slumlord Steve Croman Arrested, Faces 20 Felony Charges Over Fraudulent Activity

Last modified August 29, 2017 at 11:49 pm

Finally some street justice; the jig is up. That there is the mugshot of Steve Croman. One of the most controversial landlords in the city, Steve Croman, surrendered to authorities yesterday for several felony fraud charges, according to Gothamist and the Daily News, which broke the story. The slumlord turned himself in, along with mortgage […]

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After a Year of Controversial Work, Steve Croman Unveils Luxe 124 Ridge Street

Posted September 17, 2015 at 5:00 am

Much maligned landlord Steve Croman (9300 Realty) is nearing the end of luxury conversion activities at 124 Ridge Street. Permits on file with the Department of Buildings indicate that the job included “renovation of existing apartments at front and rear building, new convenience stairs from 5th floor apartments to roof, new roof decks, and partition […]

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