TEENS ARRESTED FOR BELLEVUE PARK SOUTH ROBBERY
Police arrested three teenagers for robbery at the corner of Third Avenue and East 24th Street on Tuesday, September 25 at 6:16 p.m. Police said that the two girls and one boy were working together to steal multiple cell phones from victims while inside Bellevue South Park near 260 Mount Carmel Place earlier that day at 3 p.m. Police said that the teens also grabbed one of the victims by the throat and threw him to the ground before fleeing. The teens were caught after officers searched the area and the victim positively identified them at Third and East 24th.
TEENS ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT AT ASSER LEVY
Police arrested three teenagers for assault that took place at the Asser Levy playground at East 23rd Street and Avenue C on Tuesday, September 25 at 4 p.m. The victim told police that she was playing football in the park when the three suspects walked up to her and started punching her in the face. The victim said that the teens attacked her because she “snitched” on them in regards to an incident from the day before. The teens were arrested inside the 13th precinct on Tuesday, September 25 at 5:58 p.m.
MEN CHARGED WITH STEALING CAR IN EAST VILLAGE
Police arrested 24-year-old Ishmill Jordan, 36-year-old Chris Bazaar and 41-year-old Juan Gonzalez for allegedly stealing a car in the East Village last week. Police said that the victim was putting money in a meter for his car that was parked in front of 153 Avenue A near East 10th Street on Friday, September 28 at 2:50 p.m. when Jordan allegedly jumped into the unlocked vehicle with Bazaar and Gonzalez and drove away. The three were caught at the corner of Irving Place and East 15th Street at 6:03 p.m. and were charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle and unauthorized use of vehicle, and Jordan was additionally charged with grand larceny of auto.
Police also arrested Bazaar for an alleged assault on Sunday, September 30 at 3:57 p.m. Police said that a witness saw Bazaar forcibly shove his girlfriend off a flight of stairs and onto the sidewalk, causing visible injuries to the victim’s torso.
WOMAN ACCUSED OF ROBBING MAN AT BARCADE
Police arrested a 27-year-old for an alleged robbery inside Barcade at 148 West 24th Street on Saturday, September 29 at 4:36 a.m. The victim told police that he was inside Barcade playing a game with four people he didn’t know around 2:30 a.m. The victim said that he lost a bet and pulled out his wallet to pay for drinks for the suspect and the three other people when the suspects allegedly attacked the victim, causing a cut lip and a swollen forehead. The victim said that he fell to the ground while the men continued to hit and kick him, causing him to drop his wallet, which one suspect allegedly picked up before leaving the bar.
Police caught up with the 27-year-old suspect in front of the bar at 4:36 a.m. that same day and handcuffed her before putting her in the back of a police car. Police said that while the arresting officer was standing outside the car, he saw the front driver’s side door open and she allegedly fled. Police said that the officer chased her for about a block before he was able to stop her. Update: Charges against the suspect who was arrested have since been dismissed.
MAN NABBED FOR ATTEMPTING TO STEAL BIKE
Police arrested 49-year-old Mark Ivey for alleged burglar’s tools and petit larceny in front of 292 Third Avenue on Tuesday, September 25 at 2:54 p.m. Police said that Ivey attempted to cut a bike lock with bolt cutters in front of the location before fleeing east on East 22nd Street. Police stopped Ivey in front of 321 East 21st Street and police said that a witness positively identified him.
MAN ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING FROM STUY TOWN WALGREENS
Police arrested 56-year-old Reinaldo Garcia for an alleged theft on Tuesday, September 25 at 4 p.m. in front of 253 First Avenue. Police said that on September 20 at 7:51 a.m., Garcia went inside the Stuyvesant Town Walgreens at 298 First Avenue and reportedly removed $247 worth of merchandise from the store without paying for the items.
MAN BUSTED FOR BUYING STOLEN BIKE
Police arrested 19-year-old Gabriel Sadikov for an alleged theft in front of 381 First Avenue on Friday, September 28 at 12:33 p.m. Police said that Sadikov knowingly purchased a bicycle that was presented to him as stolen property from an undercover police officer.
PRE-TEEN NABBED FOR CITI BIKE THEFT
Police arrested a 12-year-old boy for an alleged theft at the corner of Broadway and East 17th Street on Thursday, September 27 at 7:09 p.m. The victim told police that she rented a Citi Bike from a dock at the location. Once she swiped her credit card, the code to release the Citi Bike appeared on the screen and police said that the boy was standing right over the victim and saw the code. The suspect then proceeded to enter the code assigned to the victim, took the Citi Bike and rode off. The pre-teen was charged with grand larceny and his name is being withheld due to his young age.