By Maria Rocha-Buschel
STUY TOWN WOMAN COMES HOME TO FIND NAKED MAN TRYING ON HER SKIRT
A resident of 310 First Avenue reported that her apartment was broken into last Friday at 4:09 p.m. She told police that when she entered the apartment, she saw a man inside her bedroom without permission to be there. He was also naked in her bedroom and when she went in the room, she saw him putting on her skirt. She said that she was unsure if she had locked the door and there was no forced entry. No arrests have been made. In response to the incident, a rep for CWCapital said, “Public Safety is aware of the situation and is cooperating fully with the investigation.”
‘FAKE COP’ BUSTED FOR ROBBERY
Police arrested 20-year-old Alexander Dove for robbery at the northeast corner of East 14th Street and Union Square West last Tuesday at 12:10 a.m. Witnesses told police that Dove was patting people down and when the officer approached, Dove allegedly said, “Do you want to go to jail? I have my car over there.” When Dove saw the officers approaching, he allegedly ran and after chasing him, police apprehended him and the witnesses identified him. The first witness told police that Dove had tried to sell narcotics to him and a friend and when they refused, Dove allegedly said that he was an undercover officer and forcibly pinned them against a fence, removing his wallet and elbowing him on the head. Dove also allegedly pinned the second witness against the fence and took his cell phone from his pocket.
‘GROPER’ BUSTED AT UNION SQUARE
Fifty-one-year-old Vinayek Singh was arrested for forcible touching at the Union Square subway station last Thursday at 8:27 a.m. Singh allegedly rubbed a woman’s buttocks while on a downtown 4 train. He then got off the train, got on again and rubbed his erect penis against her multiple times, police said.
CAM ‘PERVS’ ARRESTED AT UNION SQUARE
Three men were arrested for unlawful surveillance last week in the Union Square subway station.
Police arrested 43-year-old Mark Radcliffe last Friday at 3:50 p.m. Radcliffe was allegedly holding an iPhone directly under a woman’s dress with the camera facing up while she was going up the station’s steps.
Twenty-five-year-old Devon Lambold was arrested last Thursday at 9:35 a.m. Lambold was allegedly putting his cell phone under a woman’s dress while she was going into a downtown 4 train at Grand Central. He then stood behind her on the train and placed the phone in video mode under her dress multiple times during the trip to Union Square, police said.
Police arrested 22-year-old Fernando Hernandez last Monday at 3:45 p.m. Hernandez allegedly put his cell phone under a woman’s dress with the camera function activated. The victim was unaware that Hernandez was filming her, police said.
CARS DAMAGED AROUND STUY TOWN/PCV
Three people reported that their cars were damaged while parked in locations around Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village in separate incidents last week.
A man reported that he noticed last Monday at 8 a.m. that there was damage to the front end of his car, which was parked in front of 511 East 20th Street. There was no description available of the vehicle that hit him.
A 63-year-old man told police that his car was damaged after he parked in front of 515 East 14th Street last Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. He said that he returned to the car on Wednesday and found a note from a witness that said a white U-Haul truck hit his car on the front left fender and drove away.
A man reported that his car was damaged while it was parked in front of 300 First Avenue. He told police that he parked the car there at 6 a.m. last Thursday and when he returned at 4 p.m., he noticed that there was damage to the front of the vehicle.
‘PERV’ ARRESTED AT 40/40 CLUB
Police arrested 21-year-old Andrew Baker for forcible touching in front of The 40/40 Club at 6 West 25th Street last Saturday at 9:10 p.m. Baker allegedly approached two women and grabbed the first woman’s breast while forcefully pulling her towards his body and grabbing the second woman’s buttocks. The women told police that they don’t know Baker and didn’t give him permission to touch them.
MAN ARRESTED FOR GRAND LARCENY
Twenty-three-year-old Kwame Safo was arrested for grand larceny last Friday inside the Bounce Nightclub at 55 West 21st Street. Safo was arrested after he allegedly used a fraudulent credit card to purchase $1,993 worth of alcohol.
DRUNK DRIVER NABBED AT FDR AND EAST 23RD
Police arrested 28-year-old Gabriel Bowler for intoxicated driving at the southwest corner of the FDR and East 23rd Street. Police pulled Bowler over because he was driving the car without a working taillight on the driver’s side. Bowler allegedly had blood-shot watery eyes when he was pulled over and an odor of alcohol on his breath. He blew .176 on a Breathalyzer at the scene, police said.
BUSTED FOR STOLEN BIKE
Forty-one-year-old Antonio Sanchez-Yanez was arrested for criminal possession of stolen property in front of the flea market at 40 West 25th Street last Sunday at 9:15 a.m. A plain-clothes officer saw Sanchez-Yanez at the location, allegedly attempting to sell a bicycle and two rims. After searching him, the officer found that he was also allegedly in possession of a stolen iPhone.
CAMERA STOLEN AT TAJ LOUNGE
A woman reported that her camera was stolen when she was at the Taj Lounge inside 48 West 21st Street last Sunday at 2 a.m. She told police that she put the camera on the chair next to her and when she went to retrieve it five minutes later, she realized that it was missing. No arrests have been made.