MAN ARRESTED FOR FIRST AVENUE ASSAULT
Police arrested 42-year-old Wesley Walker for an alleged assault in front of 390 First Avenue on Saturday, May 19 at 8:26 a.m. Police said that the 43-year-old victim was walking down the street when Walker, who he didn’t know, approached him and started punching him in the face. Police said that the victim complained of pain to his face and was also bleeding from the back of his head.
OFFICER ASSAULTED AT MOUNT SINAI BETH ISRAEL
Police arrested 39-year-old Jason Marshall for the alleged assault of a peace officer in front of Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital on Monday, May 14 at 3:58 a.m. Police said that an EMS worker was transporting Marshall to the hospital and when they arrived, Marshall requested a wheelchair but one was not available. Police said that Marshall became irate and allegedly punched the EMS worker in the chest.
BOY BUSTED FOR ASSAULT AT WASHINGTON IRVING
Police arrested a teenager for assault and possession of marijuana inside the Washington Irving Campus at 40 Irving Place on Monday, May 14 at 1:24 p.m. The victim told police that she and the suspect got into an argument over the phone the day before, which later led to the suspect posting on social media that the victim was a hoe. The victim said that she and a friend also posted about the suspect and said that she and a friend were going to get beat up. She told police that on Monday, May 14, she didn’t talk to the suspect but later in the day, he walked up to her and punched her in the face, causing a cut on her forehead. The victim was brought to Bellevue Hospital and when the suspect was searched, police found that he was in possession of marijuana. The teen’s name is being withheld due to his young age.
MAN BUSTED FOR UNION SQUARE FORT
Police arrested 23-year-old Matthew Mishefski for alleged theft of services at the corner of Union Square East and East 15th Street on Wednesday, May 16 at 12:51 p.m. Police said that Mishefski was inside an erected structure in the park, a violation of the administrative code which prohibits any person from erecting a structure in a public place without permission. Mishefski also allegedly was using an extension cord that was plugged into a city-owned utility outlet without permission to do so.
MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT ON SEVENTH AVENUE
Police arrested 30-year-old Gordon Lewis for an alleged assault in front of 119 Seventh Avenue on Tuesday, May 15 at 5:27 a.m. The victim told police that while at a restaurant nearby, he accidentally spilled his drink on Lewis, then left the restaurant and got into his vehicle. Police said that Lewis followed him and punched the victim’s car, causing a dent in the vehicle. When the victim got out of his car, Lewis allegedly punched him in the face, causing a black eye. Lewis was also charged with criminal mischief.
MAN NABBED FOR SHOPLIFTING
Police arrested 43-year-old Eldrick Cole for alleged grand larceny inside the Banana Republic at 105 Fifth Avenue on Wednesday, May 16 at 8:58 p.m. Police said that Cole was casing Fifth Avenue when he entered the Banana Republic and was seen allegedly concealing clothing inside his jacket. Police said that he then went to the register to purchase another item and the cashier asked to see his identification, which allegedly did not match the name on the credit card he presented. Police intervened and Cole allegedly admitted that he found a wallet containing multiple credit cards in a park in Harlem.