MAN WANTED FOR NOMAD BURGLARY
Police are looking for a man believed to be behind to a burglary in NoMad. It was reported to police that on Sunday, December 18 at 1:30 a.m. the man got into Ajisen Ramsen Restaurant, located at 136 West 28th Street, through an unsecured basement door. Once inside, he attempted to get into a safe, but failed. The suspect then proceeded to remove a Playstation and iPhone before fleeing.
He was described as a black man wearing a black coat with a hooded sweater underneath and was wearing a black and grey backpack.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
POLICE LOOKING FOR CAPITAL ONE BANK ROBBER
The NYPD is asking for help finding a man they say robbed a Capital One Bank located at 470 Park Avenue South and East 31st Street. Police said that on Tuesday at around 4:20 p.m. the man approached a bank teller and passed a note demanding money.
The teller complied and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash. He then fled south on Park Avenue South.
The man is described as black, 50 to 60 years old, approximately six feet in height with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a gray hooded coat, light colored pants and brown shoes.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). All calls are strictly confidential.
MAN NABBED FOR DRIVING STOLEN CAR
Police arrested 21-year-old Mena Hanna for unauthorized use of vehicle in front of 270 Park Avenue South last Wednesday at 12:30 a.m. Police said that Hanna was stopped while driving because the car he was in had been reported stolen.
MAN BUSTED FOR KNIFE IN UNION SQUARE
Police arrested 36-year-old Dowery Osbourne for weapons possession inside the Union Square subway station last Thursday at 8:10 a.m. Police said that Osbourne was on the downtown 4/5/6 platform with a dangerous knife, a tactical claw karambit knife, that was exposed in his rear pants pocket. He allegedly told officers, “It’s for personal protection.”
MAN ARRESTED FOR BREAKING BANK WINDOW
Police arrested 43-year-old Jayson Gladstone for criminal mischief in front of the Citibank at 717 Sixth Avenue last Thursday at 12:10 p.m. Police said that Gladstone punched a glass window in front of the bank, causing it to break.
MAN ARRESTED FOR MUGGING
Police arrested 26-year-old Robert Petroff inside the 13th precinct last Thursday at 1:45 p.m. for a robbery that took place the day before. Police said that Petrol assaulted the victim, removed his shoulder bag and fled. No further information was available about where the crime took place.
COUNTERFEIT CASH AT ART SUPPLY STORE
Police arrested 24-year-old Lamar Clifton for forgery inside DaVinci Artist Supply at 132 West 21st Street last Saturday at 5 a.m. Police said that Clifton was in possession of a counterfeit bill. He allegedly attempted to pass off the counterfeit cash in exchange for merchandise at the store.
FOUR BUSTED FOR SHOPLIFTING
Police arrested four people for shoplifting at a number of store on Sixth Avenue last Saturday at 2:39 p.m. Jamalee Reese, 46, Tammy Bethea, 51, Charles Moore, 57, and Renese Stokes, 47, were allegedly working together to remove merchandise from multiple stores. Reese and Moore were arrested in front of 777 Sixth Avenue and Bethea and Stokes were busted outside 805 Sixth Avenue. The four suspects were attempting to leave the stores without paying for multiple items. Police said that Bethea was in possession of stolen property in addition to an H&M shopping bag lined with aluminum foil.
Moore and Stokes were charged with possession of stolen property, and Reese and Bethea were additionally charged with grand larceny and possession of burglars’ tools. Police said that the stolen property was valued at more than $1,000.
PAIR BUSTED FOR ‘HEROIN’ DEAL ON WEST 14TH
Police arrested 43-year-old Marc Madjaric and 48-year-old Jessica Spear for an alleged drug deal that took place in front of 29 West 14th Street last Tuesday at 4:31 p.m. Police said that Madjaric and Spear were making a hand-to-hand transaction on the sidewalk. Spear allegedly sold a quantity of heroin to Madjaric for an undetermined amount of cash. Madjaric was charged with possession of a controlled substance and Spear was charged with sale of a controlled substance and intent to sell a controlled substance.
WOMEN ARRESTED FOR FIGHT ON WEST 14TH
Twenty-year-old Danyell Goss and 21-year-old Chantal Young were arrested for assault in front of 25 West 14th Street last Tuesday at 4:55 p.m. Police said that Goss punched Young in the face, and Young allegedly punched Goss in the head multiple times, and also bit Goss in the hand.