Police Watch: Stuy Town man arrested for filming friend

STUY TOWN MAN ARRESTED FOR FILMING FRIEND IN SHOWER
Police arrested 30-year-old Phi Trinh for obscene material inside 651 East 14th Street on Sunday, September 29 at 5:56 p.m. The victim told police that she discovered a portable charging device capable of recording video and taking pictures plugged into the bathroom wall outlet and pointing towards the shower and bathtub. The victim said that she confronted Trinh and found that he was in possession of pictures and videos of her in the bathroom on his personal cell phone and laptop. Police said that Trinh and the victim are friends and had no further information about the nature of their relationship.

MAN BUSTED FOR THEFTS, BURGLARY
Police arrested 54-year-old Alan Nimmons inside the 13th precinct on Monday, September 23 at 4:33 p.m. for an alleged theft that took place in an office previously.

Police said that Nimmons walked into an open conference inside the office of Home Studios at 873 Broadway on August 11 at 11 a.m. and took a laptop. He was charged with grand larceny.

Nimmons was later charged in connection with a burglary where police said that he walked into a commercial office for Contango at 228 East 45th Street on August 8 and removed iPads from a desk inside the office.

Police said that Nimmons also walked into a Blink Fitness at 240 East 54th Street on August 3 and removed headphones and chargers that were on top of the victim’s backpack before leaving. He was charged with petit larceny and possession of stolen property for this incident.

SEVENTH MAN ARRESTED IN FLATIRON MUGGING
Police arrested a seventh man for a theft that occurred in April outside the Taj nightclub. The victim told police that he had walked out of the nightclub on April 21 around 4:20 a.m. when a group of men attacked him near 21st Street and Fifth Avenue and stole his necklace. Police arrested 25-year-old Roland Jerome inside the 13th precinct on Wednesday, September 25 at 8:30 a.m. for an alleged robbery and assault in connection with the incident. Six men were previously arrested in connection with the robbery, and police said that Jerome was the last person who was wanted for the incident.

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT
Police arrested 26-year-old Yessica Perez-Dominguez for an alleged assault at the corner of Union Square East and East 15th Street on Monday, September 23 at 12:35 p.m. The victim told police that he and Perez-Dominguez got into an argument at the corner that turned into a physical fight, during which Perez-Dominguez allegedly hit him in the ribs and head, causing him pain. Police said that Perez-Dominguez and the victim did not know each other.

MAN ACCUSED OF THREATENING EMPLOYEE AFTER SHOPLIFTING
Police arrested 36-year-old Domingo Reyes for an alleged robbery that took place inside a store at 452 Second Avenue on May 18 at 8:20 a.m. Police said that Reyes shoplifted from the store and when an employee confronted him, Reyes allegedly displayed a knife. He was arrested on Monday, September 23 at 6:15 p.m. inside the 13th precinct.

MAN BUSTED FOR WEST 23RD ST. PICKPOCKETING
Police arrested 32-year-old Jamel Griffin for an alleged theft that took place on West 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues on July 24 around 9:30 a.m. The victim told police that he was walking on West 23rd Street and got bumped, and later realized that his wallet was gone and he had been pickpocketed. Police said that Griffin took the victim’s credit card and made unauthorized purchases without permission. Griffin was charged with grand larceny inside the 13th precinct on Tuesday, September 24 at 8 a.m.

MAN BUSTED FOR PEPPER SPRAY
Police arrested 31-year-old Danny Sykes for an alleged assault in front of 480 Second Avenue on Saturday, September 28 at 9:30 a.m. The victim told police that he got into an argument with Sykes, who allegedly took out pepper spray and sprayed the victim in the eyes, causing redness and burning pain. The victim walked into Bellevue to get treated and once he was released, he said that he saw Sykes again and he allegedly menaced the victim with a scalpel. Sykes was also charged with menacing and disorderly conduct.

MAN ARRESTED FOR SWINGING GARBAGE CAN
Police arrested 49-year-old Eric Diaz for alleged reckless endangerment in front of 419 Park Avenue South on Wednesday, September 25 at 9:08 a.m. The victim told police that when he was exiting the subway, he saw Diaz acting in a disorderly manner on the sidewalk by picking up a garbage can and swinging it around. The victim said that he attempted to walk around Diaz but the garbage can struck him on the leg, causing a cut on his shin.

MAN BUSTED FOR STOLEN SCOOTER
Police arrested 28-year-old Steven Ferrer for an alleged theft in front of 286 First Avenue on Thursday, September 26 at 5:58 p.m. Police said that Ferrer was riding a motorized scooter without permission from the owner. Ferrer was charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property.

MEN BUSTED FOR DUANE READE THEFT
Police arrested 41-year-old Ramon Sanchez and 30-year-old Bobby Glasgow for an alleged theft from the Duane Reade at 300 East 23rd Street on Saturday, September 28 at 8:14 a.m. Police said that Sanchez entered the store and allegedly removed property from the display, then left without paying. Police said that Glasgow was with Sanchez and the two men were talking when they walked into the store. Both men then left, and Sanchez allegedly fled south on Second Avenue on foot before he was stopped at East 14th Street and Second Avenue. Glasgow allegedly fled south with Sanchez and was stopped by police at Second Avenue and St. Mark’s Place. Police said that Glasgow was in possession of the items that had been stolen from the store.

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR 2018 SCAM
Police arrested 26-year-old Valerie Saintil for an alleged theft from an employee at 333 Seventh Avenue on May 17, 2018. Police said that Saintil sent the victim an email disguised as an email from her boss and the victim subsequently wired money to Saintil before realizing that the email was not actually from her employer. Saintil was arrested inside the 13th precinct on Tuesday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m.

2 thoughts on “Police Watch: Stuy Town man arrested for filming friend

  1. I don’t understand who the man was who assisted in the eviction in Peter Cooper. Was he an official of some kind with corresponding authority or…? If not, what business was it of his?

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