Police Watch: ‘Perv’ arrested at Union Square, Man busted for 2014 ‘mugging’

‘PERV’ GROPED WOMAN AFTER FOLLOWING HER FROM CLUB, SAY POLICE
Police arrested 41-year-old Mitch Martin for sexual abuse and possession of marijuana at the corner of Union Square East and East 14th Street last Saturday at 6:50 a.m. The victim told police that she met Martin at the Cielo nightclub in the Meatpacking District and told him she wasn’t interested in him, but he then followed her onto an MTA bus after she left the club. The victim said that he sat next to her on the bus, causing her fear and alarm. She got off at East 14th Street and Third Avenue in an attempt to get away from him but he just followed her off the bus and then squeezed her breasts and put his hand on her crotch. The victim said that she yelled and a witness intervened, causing Martin to flee on foot. Police searched the area and found Martin and an officer said he was also in allegedly in possession of marijuana and a glassine pipe.

STOLEN LAPTOP FOUND AT KENMORE HALL
Police arrested 57-year-old Donald Puryear for petit larceny and possession of stolen property inside the Kenmore Hall SRO building at 145 East 23rd Street last Saturday at 6:55 a.m. The victim told police that he put his laptop in the community room and both the victim and a witness said that Puryear had taken the computer without permission. A surveillance video was made available.

MAN ARRESTED IN 2014 ‘MUGGING’
Police arrested Salahin Mustagus, 18, for robbery last Tuesday at 1:20 p.m. inside the 13th precinct. Mustagus allegedly robbed his victim at knifepoint last year.

ARREST FOR DRUG DEAL ON SECOND AVE.
Richard Corbett, 43, was arrested in front of 442 Second Avenue for intent to sell a heroin to another man last Tuesday at 1:20 p.m.

MAN ARRESTED FOR PHONE ‘THEFT’
Thirty-year-old Michael Gomera was arrested for possession of stolen property last Wednesday at 4:05 a.m. in front of 125 West 20th Street. Gomera was allegedly in possession of the victim’s cell phone and told the victim, “I’ll give your phone back if you pay me $100,” police said.

MEN ARRESTED FOR ‘COUNTERFEIT’ DVDS
Police arrested three men for forgery last Wednesday. Konstantinos Bardis, 56, and Anwar Schenwarie, 60, were arrested at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 28th Street at 9 a.m. and 63-year-old Ibrahima Ngom was arrested at 9:34 a.m. at the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 22nd Street. The three men were allegedly in possession of counterfeit DVD movies. Ngom was also selling the DVDs on a public sidewalk, police said.

DUANE READE ‘SHOPLIFTER’ BUSTED
Police arrested 43-year-old Kevin Staggers for petit larceny and possession of stolen property inside 5 East 19th Street last Wednesday at 10:44 a.m. An officer saw Staggers casing a commercial movie trailer that was parked near Irving Place and East 19th Street, after which he went into a nearby Duane Reade and allegedly took items from the store without paying.

BELLEVUE ‘TRESPASSER’ ARRESTED
Police arrested 38-year-old Tommy Moy for criminal trespassing inside Bellevue Hospital at 462 First Avenue last Wednesday at 11:05 a.m. Moy allegedly entered the building while talking to himself and tried to run up one of the escalators as a guard tried to stop him. Police said that he had no permission to be inside the building.

ARREST FOR SELLING HATS WITHOUT A LICENSE
Police arrested 44-year-old Stanley Jabouin for an unclassified misdemeanor at the corner of Union Square East and East 14th Street last Wednesday at 3:25 p.m. Jabouin was allegedly trying to sell more than five hats without a Department of Consumer Affairs general vendor’s license.

CHECK REVEALED TO BE FAKE AT HSBC BANK
Police arrested Jasmine King, 32, for grand larceny and forgery inside 15 Union Square West last Thursday at 1:47 p.m. Police said that King attempted to cash a fraudulent check in the HSBC Bank at the location. When the teller saw a block on the account, she contacted the bank manager and discovered that the check for $1,074.68 was fraudulent.

MAN BUSTED FOR ‘DRUNK’ DRIVING
After getting into a car accident, Rodolfo Solano, 28, was arrested for intoxicated driving last Friday at 6:07 a.m. in front of Bellevue Hospital. Hospital police told the 13th Precinct officers that Solano had been driving the car and upon investigation, Solano allegedly appeared to have watery eyes, a flushed face and smelled like alcohol.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ‘GRAVITY KNIFE’
Police arrested 23-year-old David Sayer for possession of a weapon at the Union Square subway station last Saturday at 6:40 p.m. Police saw Sayer on an 8th Avenue-bound L train and he allegedly had a black metal clip on his pants pocket that was determined to be a gravity knife. He allegedly told police, “I use it for my protection.”

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