MAN ARRESTED FOR PUNCHING SENIOR AND ANOTHER VICTIM IN KIPS BAY
Police arrested 38-year-old Earl Davis for assault at the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 29th Street last Tuesday at 9:47 a.m. after he allegedly punched two strangers in the face unprovoked, one of whom was a senior. Davis allegedly approached a 30-year-old victim and punched him in the nose, causing his nose to bleed and causing severe swelling and redness. The victim was taken to NYU Langone Medical Center.
Davis was charged with the second assault this past Monday after a 70-year-old man reported that he was the victim of an unprovoked attack in front of 369 Third Avenue at 27th Street earlier on that same Tuesday. Davis is being evaluated in the psychiatric unit at Bellevue Hospital, police said, and the Manhattan District Attorney’s office said that Davis has not been arraigned yet.
‘DRUNK’ DRIVER ARRESTED AFTER FLEEING ACCIDENT
Police arrested 24-year-old Dominic Logue for unauthorized use of vehicle and intoxicated driving at the corner of Irving Place and East 16th Street last Monday at 11:43 a.m. Police said that Logue was sitting in the passenger’s seat of the car south of East 14th Street in the Ninth Precinct and an officer told him that the car wasn’t allowed to be parked there, so he got into the driver’s seat to move it. In the process, he allegedly crashed into four other vehicles. Police said that Logue smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech, and after causing the damage, he allegedly attempted to flee the scene. Logue was also charged as an unlicensed operator, leaving the scene of an accident and an unclassified traffic infraction. No injuries were reported as a result of the collision.
MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING EMPLOYEE AT FLOWER SHOP
Police arrested 65-year-old Orlin Todorov for assault last Monday at 9:30 a.m. Police said that the victim went into the flower shop where he worked at 122 East 25th Street to pick up his schedule when he got into an argument with Todorov. Todorov allegedly grabbed the victim by the throat while escorting him out of the location. The victim complained of neck pain and was taken to Bellevue Hospital.
‘DRUNK’ DRIVER ARRESTED ON WEST 14TH
Police arrested 37-year-old Lakesha Garnet for intoxicated driving last Tuesday at 2:41 a.m. in front of 137 West 14th Street. Police said that Garnet was backing unsafely into an unattended legally parked vehicle and without headlights on. Upon further investigation, police found that Garnet had slurred speech, watery eyes and a moderate odor of alcohol on her breath. She was brought to the 28th precinct, where she allegedly refused a Breathalyzer.
POT DEALER BUSTED ON BROADWAY
Police arrested 25-year-old Lamarna Bah for forgery and sale of marijuana at the corner of Broadway and West 28th Street last Wednesday at 4:16 p.m. Police said that Bah was selling marijuana on the sidewalk and when he was searched, he was allegedly in possession of a forged $20 bill that was in his pants pocket.
SPA EMPLOYEES ARRESTED FOR PROSTITUTION
Two women who work at local spas were recently arrested for alleged prostitution this week in separate incidents.
Police arrested 48-year-old Xi Gila for an unclassified felony and prostitution inside Ocean Spa at 201 East 16th Street last Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Police said that Gila agreed to perform a massage on an undercover officer in exchange for cash, although Gila allegedly doesn’t have a valid New York State massage therapist license. Police said that Gila also agreed to perform a sexual act on the officer in exchange for cash.
Police arrested 41-year-old Nataliya Rakhmanchik for prostitution last Friday at 11:54 p.m. inside 114 East 27th Street. Police said that Rakhmanchik agreed to have sex with an undercover officer in exchange for cash.
MAN ARRESTED FOR CRAIGSLIST APARTMENT SCAM
Police arrested 42-year-old Faustino Cuevas for grand larceny in front of 377 Park Avenue Southeast Wednesday at 4:53 p.m. The victim told police that he answered an ad on Craigslist for a vacant apartment and after viewing the apartment, he met with a man who wasn’t arrested and gave him cash for a down payment. The victim then met with Cuevas, who had allegedly demanded more money for the apartment, and Cuevas was then arrested for scamming the victim.
MAN BUSTED FOR ASSAULT
Police arrested 31-year-old Christopher Jacobs for assault inside 37 West 21st Street last Thursday at 2:07 a.m. The victim told Jacobs that his business was closing but Jacobs allegedly refused to leave the store. He got into an argument with the owner and police said that he punched the victim in the face, causing bruising and cuts to his eye and behind his ear.
MAN ARRESTED FOR HITTING CYCLIST
Police arrested 39-year-old Indraraj Pandy for leaving the scene of an accident last Thursday at 1:30 p.m. inside the 13th precinct. Police said that Pandy hit the victim with his car on a previous date, causing injuries to his body while he was riding his bicycle.
MAN NABBED FOR JUMPING ON CAR ON LEXINGTON
Police arrested 28-year-old Nigel King for criminal mischief last Friday at 1:45 a.m. in front of 2 Lexington Avenue. Police said that King jumped onto the victim’s vehicle, causing minor dents to the bumper and hood.
MAN ARRESTED FOR DAMAGING SECURITY CAMERA
Police arrested 21-year-old Christian Olessen for criminal mischief inside 230 Fifth Avenue last Friday at 2:50 a.m. Police said that Olessen intentionally damaged the security camera in the elevator by forcibly removing it.
MAN ARRESTED FOR PUSHING MAN DOWN STAIRS
Police arrested 59-year-old Alfredo Quinones inside the 13th precinct for assault last Friday at 12:40 p.m. Police said that Quinones pushed the victim at the top of a staircase, causing him to fall and injure his head.
No further information about where the incident took place was available.
MAN BUSTED FOR SLAPPING WOMAN
Police arrested 36-year-old Jeffrey Holloway for assault in front of 40 West 25th Street last Saturday at 10:07 a.m. The victim told police that she was walking her dogs and stopped in front of the location. She said that she and Holloway began arguing and Holloway allegedly slapped her on the back of the head. She said that she felt pain and dizziness.
MAN NABBED FOR DRIVING DRUNK, HITTING PARKED CARS
Police arrested 27-year-old Brian Kim for intoxicated driving in front of 104 West 29th Street last Sunday at 1:46 a.m. Police said that Kim was driving while under the influence of alcohol and caused an accident with three parked cars.