BUS DRIVER ACCUSED OF SLAPPING SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD OUTSIDE WATERSIDE
Police arrested 55-year-old Lucien Magliore for assault and endangering the welfare of a child in front of 10 Waterside Plaza last Tuesday at 9:08 a.m. Police said that Magliore, a bus driver, caused physical injury to one of the students who was on his bus while attempting to restrain him. Police said that the victim was a 10-year-old special needs child who was acting out on the bus. According to the District Attorney’s office, Magliore slapped the victim on the back, causing substantial pain, redness and a handprint on the child’s upper back.
MAN ARRESTED FOR SLASHING AT BOXERS
Police arrested 25-year-old Tevin Gingles for slashing two people inside Boxers NYC, a gay sports bar, at 37 West 20th Street.
One of the victims told police that on March 26 at 2 a.m. he was trying to breaking up a fight at the bar that involved his friend. That’s when Gingles allegedly slashed him in the shoulder with a box cutter, causing a puncture wound.
Gingles also allegedly slashed another victim on the right hand, causing a deep cut.
Following the incident, the first victim got into a cab and went to Harlem Hospital, where he received 16 stitches. The second victim received five stitches for the cut on his hand.
Gingles was arrested inside the 13th Precinct last Wednesday at 9 p.m. and was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
SEVEN ARRESTED DURING UNION SQUARE PROTEST
Police arrested seven people in connection with a protest on the military strike in Syria last Friday between 8:15 and 8:45 p.m. in Union Square.
Police said that 63-year-old Stephen Millies, who was charged with disorderly conduct, was blocking traffic on East 20th Street at Park Avenue South around 8:15 p.m. and he allegedly pushed a police sergeant while refusing to get off the road. John Becker, 29, was charged with inciting a riot at West 25th Street and Fifth Avenue at 8:45 p.m. Police said that Becker was walking north on Fifth Avenue while traffic was going south.
Five more people were allegedly blocking traffic on Fifth Avenue while walking north and were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Police said that the sidewalk was available to the suspects the entire time.
MAN ARRESTED AFTER HITTING CYCLIST IN FLATIRON
Police arrested 35-year-old Adrian Zelaszko for leaving the scene of an accident that occurred on March 10 at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 18th Street. Police said that Zelaszko hit the victim with his car while he was riding his bicycle, and Zelaszko allegedly fled the scene. Zelaszko was arrested last Wednesday at 11:20 a.m. inside the 13th Precinct.
WOMAN NABBED FOR ASSAULT
Nineteen-year-old Katherine Garcia was arrested for assault last Friday at 2:50 p.m. inside the 13th Precinct. Police said that Garcia got into an argument with the victim that turned into a physical fight and Garcia allegedly grabbed the victim by the neck, causing her substantial pain. The victim told police that as a result, she couldn’t move her neck, and Garcia allegedly also pulled out the victim’s hair.
MAN NABBED FOR HITTING PEDESTRIAN IN CHELSEA
Police arrested 32-year-old Edwin Figueroa for leaving the scene of an accident that took place at the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 28th Street on March 28 at 8:05 p.m. Police said that Figueroa struck the victim in the leg with his vehicle while she was crossing the street and he allegedly fled the scene of the accident. Figueroa was arrested inside the 13th Precinct last Wednesday at 12:50 p.m
MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUNK DRIVING ON GRAMERCY PARK
Police arrested 43-year-old Justin Moran for intoxicated driving in front of 45 Gramercy Park North last Friday at 11:45 p.m. Police said that Moran along Gramercy Park and allegedly disregarded the stop sign at the intersection of Gramercy Park East and Gramercy Park North and nearly struck a marked police car on the driver’s side. Police pulled Moran over in front of 45 Gramercy Park North and the suspect allegedly had bloodshot, watery eyes and was slurring his words. He allegedly told police that he had a few drinks that night.
MAN NABBED FOR STOLEN PROPERTY, STUN GUN
Police arrested 52-year-old Steven Gornitzky for possession of stolen property last Thursday at 8:13 a.m. in front of 80 Madison Avenue. Police said that Gornitzky knowingly possessed stolen property, and he allegedly used a vehicle without consent. Police said that Gornitzky was also in possession of a stun gun, which was in the center console of his car. Gornitzky was also charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and weapons possession.
MAN ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING AFTER ATTEMPTING TO FLEE
Police arrested 27-year-old Carlos Yendes for petit larceny and resisting arrest at the corner of Sixth Avenue and East 20th Street last Tuesday at 1:55 p.m. Police said that Yendes had shoplifted nearby but when police attempted to arrest him, he allegedly fled the scene, resulting in a foot pursuit. Police said that when officers caught up with him, Yendes flailed his arms and refused to be handcuffed.