SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR VIOLENT MUGGING IN KIPS BAY LAST YEAR
Police arrested 22-year-old Jonathan Rivera last Thursday for a robbery that allegedly took place at the corner of East 29th Street and First Avenue last November 22. Police said that Rivera, along with two other people who weren’t arrested, punched the victim several times and broke his eyeglasses before swiping his Beats headphones and fleeing.
TEEN ARRESTED FOR LEWDNESS AT WASHINGTON IRVING
Police arrested a teenager for public lewdness inside the Washington Irving Campus at 345 East 15th Street last Friday at 4:08 p.m. Police said that the teen pulled down his pants and exposed himself to a female student inside the school. The teen’s name is being withheld due to his young age.
WOMAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT ALSO CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBERY
Police charged a 35-year-old woman with a 2015 attempted bank robbery in the Lower East Side last Wednesday after she was arrested for an alleged grand larceny and possession of stolen property.
Police said that Sheena Bellinger was employed by the MADE Hotel at 44 West 29th Street and while she was working on November 2, 2017, she allegedly took someone’s wallet containing a debit card, MetroCard and ID that had been left on a bar stool. After she was in custody for the theft, police found through further investigation that she allegedly tried to rob an HSBC at 307 Grand Street on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 4:08 p.m. She allegedly passed the teller a demand note underneath a black plastic bag but the teller didn’t comply with the request and Bellinger allegedly fled the scene with the note.
MAN BUSTED AT BELLEVUE FOR DOWNTOWN SLASHINGS
Police arrested 28-year-old Kamieo Caines for an alleged assault inside Bellevue Hospital at 462 First Avenue last Friday at 7:25 p.m. Caines was arrested at Bellevue in connection with an incident taking place last year in the subway station at Broadway and John Street in the First Precinct. Caines allegedly cut the left side of the victim’s face, causing a serious physical injury to his left eye, as well as cuts to his head and chest. Caines also allegedly cut another victim on the left side of his neck causing a serious physical injury and missing a major artery by about five centimeters. Police did not have further information about specifically when the incident occurred or why Caines was at Bellevue.
MAN BUSTED FOR ASSAULT AT MCDONALD’S
Police arrested 48-year-old Dawud Talib Abdu-Haq for assault inside the McDonald’s at 39 Union Square West last Sunday at 2:40 a.m. Police said that Abdu-Haqq and the victim got into an argument, which led to Abdu-Haqq punching the victim in the mouth, causing a cut on the victim’s lip. The victim was treated at Beth Israel Hospital.
MAN ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING AT STRAUS TWICE IN TWO DAYS
Police arrested 45-year-old Martin Negron for criminal trespass inside the Straus Houses at 224 East 28th Street on Friday at 9:47 p.m. and inside another Straus Houses building, 344 East 28th Street, on Saturday at 7:11 p.m.
Police said that while conducting an interior patrol at 224 East 28th on Friday, Negron was found on the roof landing of the building without permission to be there. Police found Negron inside 344 East 28th Street the following day and he allegedly did not have permission to be there either. He reportedly told police that he doesn’t live in the building. When Negron was arrested on Saturday, police said that he was in possession of a blue glassine envelope of alleged heroin and a crack pipe, and he was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance.
TEEN BUSTED FOR T-MOBILE ROBBERY
Police arrested a teenager for robbery outside the T-Mobile store at 315 Seventh Avenue last Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. Police said that the teen went into the cell phone store and threatened an employee before stealing two cell phones but was arrested shortly after the incident.
PAIR BUSTED FOR SELLING ‘POT’
Police arrested 23-year-old Alexis Moreno and 25-year-old Jamar Allah for the alleged sale of and possession of marijuana at the corner of West 25th Street and Sixth Avenue last Friday at 5:46 p.m. Police said that Moreno and Allah were arrested for allegedly selling marijuana to undercover officers in exchange for cash.
MAN BUSTED FOR POT, BRASS KNUCKLES AT SIXTH AND WEST 18TH
Police arrested 37-year-old Vincent Huff for weapons possession at the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 18th Street last Friday at 9:30 p.m. Police said that while officers were conducting gang enforcement in the area, Huff allegedly failed to signal while changing from the far right lane to the far left lane when driving on Sixth Avenue. When he was stopped, police could allegedly smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and Huff allegedly failed to produce a proper driver’s license. Police said that when he was searched, Huff was found to be in possession of brass knuckles that were in his coat pocket as well as a small amount of alleged marijuana. Police said that Huff has an active warrant.
ARRESTS FOR SLEEPING IN ATM VESTIBULES
Police arrested two people for sleeping inside ATM vestibules last Thursday morning. One 50-year-old man was arrested inside the Bank of America vestibule at 6:25 a.m. A 35-year-old man was arrested shortly after at 6:32 a.m. for sleeping inside the vestibule for Amalgamated Bank at 275 Seventh Avenue. Both men were charged with criminal trespass and the man arrested in the Amalgamated Bank vestibule was also charged with an unclassified violation after police found that he was in possession of K2.
MAN ARRESTED FOR ‘POT’ ON IRVING PLACE
Police arrested 24-year-old Jerell Emery for possession of marijuana outside 17 Irving Place last Tuesday at 10:36 p.m. Police were responding to a call about men with a gun inside an SUV outside the location. When police responded, Emery was allegedly in the front passenger’s seat with a lit marijuana cigarette and bags of additional alleged marijuana nearby, although a gun was not recovered at the scene.