MEN WANTED FOR KICKING, ROBBING 62-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN ALPHABET CITY
Police are looking for two men who robbed and kicked a 62-year-old woman on East 5th Street between Avenues C and D on Saturday, August 19 around 8 p.m. Police said that the two suspects followed the woman down the street and kicked her, causing her to fall to the ground, and fled with her purse. Police said that the victim sustained bruising and swelling.
The first suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his twenties and was last seen wearing a blue jersey with the number “12” on the front, blue jeans and wore his hat backwards. The second suspect is described as a black man in his twenties who was shirtless and wearing his hat backwards.
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.
UPDATE: Police have arrested 16-year-old Ian Williams and a 14-year-old boy in connection with this robbery on Thursday around 12:36 a.m.
WOMAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT OF SENIOR IN GRAMERCY
Police arrested 56-year-old Deborah Sanders for an alleged assault in the lobby of 141 East 23rd Street, a residential building for seniors, last Monday at 11:20 a.m. Police said that Sanders got into an argument with a 69-year-old woman over the victim taking photos of her. Sanders then allegedly smacked and punched the victim in the face, causing cuts to her forehead and mouth. Police said that the suspect and victim did not know each other.
FAKE DELIVERY MAN BUSTED FOR PACKAGE THEFT IN KIPS BAY
Police arrested 56-year-old Richard Haynes for allegedly impersonating a delivery man to swipe packages inside 216 East 29th Street last Tuesday afternoon. Police said that Haynes was casing a number of residential buildings for visible delivered packages. He allegedly approached the building on East 29th Street and rang a number of apartment buzzers to gain access to the building as a delivery man. Police said that he then went inside with a black garbage bag and left the building a minute later, allegedly carrying a package inside the bag. He reportedly admitted to cops, “I told them I was on a delivery.”
MAN BUSTED FOR SCOOTER THEFT
Police arrested 33-year-old Christian Dilone for grand larceny of auto and possession of stolen property in front of Gramercy Park Bar at 322 Second Avenue last Monday at 8:26 p.m. Police said that the victim saw Dilone take his motorized scooter from the sidewalk without permission on a previous date and drive away. The theft reportedly happened on Monday, August 21 around 8:15 p.m. in front of TK Kitchen at 26 St. Mark’s Place.
WOMAN CONNED OUT OF CREDIT CARDS AT FOREVER 21
Police are looking for two women who robbed a woman in the fitting room of the Forever 21 in Herald Square on Thursday, June 15. The victim told police that the two women approached her while she was inside the fitting room and identified themselves as “undercovers” and demanded her ID and credit cards. The victim complied and the suspects left the store. A few minutes later, the victim’s credit card was used at a Footlocker on 34th Street in the amounts of $368 and $61.
The individuals are described black women in their thirties with brown eyes and black hair, the first of whom was around 5’2” in height and 230 lbs, and the second, who police said was 5’7” in height and 215 lbs.
COPS SAY MAN ATE POT TO AVOID ARREST
Police arrested Maat Caballero for alleged bribery and possession of marijuana in front of 243 East 17th Street last Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. Police said that Caballero ripped open a bag of alleged marijuana and attempted to swallow it in front of an officer. Police recovered half of the bag of pot.
ARREST FOR TABLET THEFT AT GILA’S NOSH
Police arrested 21-year-old Nicholas Caballero for petit larceny last Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. inside the 13th Precinct. Police said that Caballero took two Samsung tablets from the counter inside Gila’s Nosh, a restaurant at 221 East 23rd Street, on July 21 and left without permission.
MAN ARRESTED AFTER DRIVING WRONG WAY ON FIRST AVENUE LOOP
Police arrested 47-year-old Harvey Williams for alleged intoxicated driving at the corner of the First Avenue Loop and East 18th Street last Friday at 11:24 p.m. Police said that Williams was driving the wrong way on the First Avenue Loop, heading west at East 18th Street, and when he was stopped, he allegedly had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and a strong odor of alcohol. Williams was also in possession of a small amount of alleged marijuana. He was also charged with an unclassified traffic infraction and possession of marijuana.
MAN ARRESTED FOR BIKE THEFT
Police arrested 47-year-old William Santana for burglar’s tools, petit larceny and possession of stolen property in front of 893 Broadway last Wednesday at 2:17 p.m. Police said that Santana removed a beam from scaffolding at the location and took a bicycle that was locked to it without permission. He was allegedly in possession of burglar’s tools.
POT ‘DEALER’ BUSTED ON BROADWAY
Police arrested 25-year-old Mouhamed Thiam for the sale of marijuana at the corner of Broadway and West 29th Street last Wednesday at 4:14 p.m. Police said that when Thiam was searched, he was in possession of eight ziplock bags and two glassine containers with alleged marijuana that were reportedly in his back pants pocket.
MAN BUSTED FOR MARIJUANA, SELLING ‘LOOSIES’ IN UNION SQUARE
Police arrested 37-year-old Dione Hargett for violating tax law, unlawful peddling and possession of marijuana at the corner of Union Square West and East 14th Street last Friday at 9:24 a.m. Police said that Hargett was selling loose Newport cigarettes for cash and allegedly couldn’t produce a vendor’s license and when he was searched, police said that he was in possession of six bags of alleged marijuana that were reportedly in his sock.