MAN BREAKS NOSE OF EMS WORKER AT BELLEVUE
Police arrested 27-year-old Jeremy Santiago for allegedly assaulting an EMS worker in front of Bellevue Hospital at 462 First Avenue last Monday at 4:02 a.m. Police said that Santiago acted uncooperative while an EMS worker was trying to get him inside an ambulance and he allegedly behaved erratically by running towards oncoming traffic. Police said that the EMS worker attempted to grab Santiago and pull him out of the road to prevent him from getting hit by a car and in the process he allegedly hit the worker in the face, causing a broken nose.
MAN ARRESTED FOR L TRAIN ASSAULT
Police arrested 24-year-old Curtis McIntosh for allegedly assaulting a fellow straphanger on the L train last Wednesday at 5:45 a.m. Police said that McIntosh punched a passenger in the back of the head on the L train as it was at Union Square/East 14th Street. The district attorney’s office said that McIntosh received a desk appearance ticket for the incident.
MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT AT EAST 16TH AND FIRST
Fifty-year-old David Wilson was arrested for assault at the corner of East 16th Street and First Avenue last Saturday at 9:06 p.m. Witnesses told police that they heard a commotion outside and broken glass, and when they went to check, they saw that Wilson was allegedly on top of the victim, who had sustained a cut on the back of his head. When the victim struck the sidewalk, Wilson allegedly fled. Another witness said he had seen Wilson tackle the victim to the ground. Police searched the area and Wilson was arrested shortly after.
MAN ARRESTED FOR KEY THEFT ON EAST 14TH STREET
Police arrested 56-year-old Carl Kritz last Thursday morning after he allegedly grabbed the a woman’s keys out of her hands inside the vestibule of a building on East 14th Street between First and Second Avenues. Then, police said, he ran off towards Stuyvesant Oval where the victim identified him to cops. Kritz was charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property.
TEENS NABBED FOR STEALING FROM CABBIE IN FLATIRON
Police arrested six teenagers for robbing a taxi driver in Flatiron near Fifth Avenue and West 22nd Street last Thursday at 3:14 a.m. Police said that the teens all worked together to rob a taxi driver. The teens fled the scene but were caught soon after by police. Police said that two of the teens flagged down the cab while two others got in the back seat. One of the teens reportedly distracted the driver, opening the driver’s side door, while two others grabbed the driver’s bag from the passenger’s side, and the six teens then fled.
The mothers of the teens, who were all 14 and 15 years old, were notified and the suspects were charged with petit larceny, possession of stolen property and conspiracy. Two were additionally charged with resisting arrest.
MAN CHARGED WITH MUGGING ON WEST 27TH
Forty-year-old David Woods was arrested for an alleged robbery in front of 22 West 27th Street last Wednesday at 4:32 a.m. An eyewitness told police that he saw Woods punch the victim in the face and that while the victim was on the ground, Woods snatched his wallet from his back pocket. Police said that Woods also stole the victim’s laptop from his bag, and then fled south on Broadway and west on West 27th Street. Police stopped Woods in front of 22 West 27th Street and right before he was arrested, he allegedly discarded a debit card belonging to the victim. The victim’s wallet was also recovered in the street. The eyewitness identified Woods and when he was arrested, he was also had the victim’s laptop. Woods was also allegedly in possession of a crack pipe and he was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance.
WOMAN ARRESTED FOR TAKING DROPPED WALLET
Police arrested 52-year-old Stephanie Range for grand larceny last Thursday at 9:45 a.m. inside the 13th Precinct. Police said that the victim dropped his wallet in the lobby of the Prince George at 14 East 28th Street and Range allegedly took it.
TEEN SHOPLIFTER PULLS KNIFE ON EMPLOYEE OUTSIDE BUFFALO EXCHANGE
Police arrested a teenager in front of Buffalo Exchange at 114 West 26th Street for robbery and menacing last Thursday at 2:09 p.m. Police said that the teen walked into the store and attempted to take items without paying for them.
A store employee said that when he approached the teen, the suspect said, “Don’t step close to me, I’ll slit your f–cking throat.”
The suspect reportedly gave back the items and walked out of the store but took out a knife and began waving it at the employee through the window. Police said that he cut his shirt with the knife while in front of the store and a knife was recovered when he was arrested. The teen’s name is being withheld due to his age.
SUSPECTED SITH LORD BUSTED FOR LIGHTSABER THEFT
Police arrested 38-year-old Joseph Stuart for alleged petit larceny and possession of stolen property inside the Barnes and Noble at 33 East 17th Street last Friday at 5 p.m. Police said that Stuart had a toy lightsaber in his shopping cart and attempted to leave the store without paying. When he was searched, he was allegedly in possession of additional items that he reportedly hadn’t paid for.
WOMEN CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING DELI EMPLOYEE
Police arrested 24-year-old Jazmine White and 23-year-old Yesenia Ramirez for alleged assault and possession of a controlled substance in front of the Empire Gourmet Deli at 432 Second Avenue last Saturday at 4:27 a.m.
The victim told police that he was working behind the counter in the deli and got into an argument with White and Ramirez about items in the store, but when he stepped out from behind the counter to escort them out, they reportedly punched him in the face, causing scratches and substantial pain.
MAN CHARGED WITH TAKING 10 SWEATERS FROM MARSHALL’S
Police arrested 23-year-old Alton Miller for alleged petit larceny in front of 620 Sixth Avenue last Thursday at 1:47 p.m. Police said that Miller took eight polo sweaters, two Nike sweaters and a package of Michael Kors underwear from a rack inside Marshall’s and put it into his backpack before attempting to leave the store without paying.