NYPD

The 7th Precinct has a New Commanding Officer

Posted January 17, 2018 at 5:08 am

It’s a changing of the guard at the 7th Precinct this week. Effective tomorrow, Deputy Inspector Steven Hellman, commanding officer of the precinct since June 2015, is headed northward to the 13th Precinct. (The 13th serves a southern portion of Midtown, Manhattan. The precinct features the Peter Cooper Village/Stuyvesant Town residential complex, Gramercy Park, the […]

Filed Under

Streets

A Bouncer at The DL was Assaulted by Ejected Patron

Posted January 9, 2018 at 9:48 am

Down at The DL early Saturday morning, a bouncer guarding the door was assaulted by a patron, police said. The security guard escorted a drunk man from the premises (for reasons unknown) shortly after 1am and told him not to come back. This didn’t sit well, and the perp, described as a white man wearing […]

Filed Under

Man Found Dead Inside the Orchard Street Hotel

Posted December 22, 2017 at 5:04 am

Early yesterday morning, an older man was found dead inside the Orchard Street Hotel just south of Stanton Street. First responders mobilized after receiving a 911 call at 3:09 am reporting an unconscious man inside the eleven-story hotel, according to published reports. When police arrived at the scene, they found the 63-year-old man unconscious, and with […]

Filed Under

Watch the 7th Precinct’s Rap Pitch for Area Youth [VIDEO]

Posted December 12, 2017 at 9:12 am

There’s reason for this rhyme… The commanding officer of the Seventh Precinct alongside eight neighborhood coordination officers (NCO) recorded a rap track in a bid to connect with area youth. The barebones bit begins with one officer lifting from the Drake hit (“Energy”), “I got energy, gotta lotta energy; tryin’ to give the ‘hood lots […]

Filed Under

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.

Filed Under

NYPD Rolls Out Flood Lights in Seward Park in Response to Homeless Hangout

Posted November 8, 2017 at 5:06 am

Is Seward Park returning to its scruffy past? It’s not uncommon to see junkies shooting up in Schiff Fountain these days. Not to mention, the area homeless population has also taken up residence at the southwest corner of the park in recent months. So it comes as no surprise that two NYPD flood-light trailers rolled […]

Filed Under

Streets

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 […]

Filed Under

Woman Shot in the Arm Near Rivington and Ludlow Streets Early this Morning [Updated]

Last modified October 15, 2017 at 8:04 pm

[Updated below] Readers informed us that there was a shooting in Hell Square earlier this morning. Contrary to police scanner reports at the time, a 26-year-old woman was shot in the left arm by a gun-wielding cyclist shortly after 5am outside the Hotel on Rivington. She was apparently exiting a taxi at the time. According […]

Filed Under

Dine and Dasher Caught on Camera at Nom Wah Tu on Orchard Street [VIDEO]

Posted October 11, 2017 at 5:02 am

Nom Wah Tu just debuted on Orchard Street and it’s already attracting some of the wrong customers. Ownership yesterday posted surveillance video of “dine and dashers” at the restaurant. “If you know these punks, let them know they can come back and pay for their meal anytime, the Instagram entry reads. They also warned fellow […]

Filed Under

Yesterday’s Hit-and-Run Driver on Chrystie Street was Homeless Man with Stolen Car

Posted September 6, 2017 at 5:12 am

So, about that hit-and-run yesterday afternoon outside the Public Hotel on Chrystie Street… A homeless man reportedly boosted a Honda Civic at around noon, and struck a 49-year-old worker with Action Carting. The victim was near his flatbed truck at 215 Chrystie Street, and sustained a serious ankle injury in the accident. Police later collared […]

Filed Under