Burglary

Chinatown Serial Burglar at Large; $30K Jewelry Already Stolen

Posted August 3, 2018 at 5:06 am

Two weeks ago, a serial burglar in Chinatown was collared for a string of jobs in the neighborhood. But a second one remains at large, and continues to target residents in the area, making off with at least $30,000 in jewelry. The 5th Precinct is currently seeking a suspect in connection with these residential heists, […]

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Teenage Suspect Arrested in Connection with Chinatown Burglary Spree

Posted July 25, 2018 at 5:03 am

The teenage suspect behind a string of recent Chinatown burglaries has been arrested, police sources say. Cops collared the 19-year-old burglar during a job last Saturday at 219 Mott Street. The victim reportedly found the guy inside her apartment and called the police. During his week-long crime spree, the crook allegedly struck at least six […]

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Chinatown Plagued by Spate of Burglaries

Posted July 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

Lock your doors. Hide your kids. Hide your wife. The 5th Precinct is warning residents about a spate of home burglaries in Chinatown over the past week. Police say that the suspect, described as an Hispanic male with medium build in his thirties, has struck at least six buildings so far. Four locations were reportedly […]

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Several Broome Street Restaurants Targeted in Late-night Burglaries this Week

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:29 pm

There was a string of robberies near the corner of Orchard and Broome Streets early yesterday morning. Sources tell us that Kottu House, Dudleys, Erin McKenna’s Bakery (nee Babycakes), and Farmhouse were all burglarized in succession. These restaurants reside within one block of each other. Cops were on the scene at daybreak yesterday and were […]

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Lower East Side Burglar Suspect is a Rooftop-Hopper

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:10 pm

Troubling news surfaced Monday night of a busy burglar on the Lower East Side.  Irving Walker, 40, of the Bronx remains at large, and is wanted by police in connection with thirteen residential burglaries in the last six weeks. Yesterday we came across a relevant tweet by one Clinton Street resident Kelley Vendeland, who noted […]

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Suspect Wanted in Connection with Lower East Side Burglaries

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:10 pm

Irving Walker, 40, of the Bronx is wanted in connection with thirteen residential burglaries on the Lower East Side over the last six weeks.  According to ABC News, the suspect gained access through front doors while victims were sleeping, and stole wallets and electronics. Break-ins were reported at the following locations: [Photo Credit: ABC News] […]

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Man Wanted In Connection with Orchard Street Burglaries

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:10 pm

An African American male, aged approximately 25 to 30, is wanted in connection with a series of burglaries along Orchard Street between Delancey and Canal.  Since June 28, the perpetrator has been preying off unsuspecting residents between the hours of 10 am and 11 pm.  Dozens of wanted posters are now hanging in doorways and […]

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NYPD Alert: Residential Burglaries

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:10 pm

In the last few weeks, there has reportedly been an outbreak of residential burglaries in the Lower East Side.  As such, the NYPD recently papered the neighborhood with official bulletins, one of which hangs in the doorway of 244 East Houston.  The grammatically incorrect alert reads as follows: “For some of these burglaries, the perpetrator(s) […]

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