MAN ARRESTED FOR STABBING AT NYCHA BUILDING
Police arrested a 64-year-old man for an assault that took place inside 344 East 28th Street on October 8, 2019, 4:25 a.m. Police said that a woman got into a dispute with a man that she didn’t know and suffered a stab wound on her lower right leg.
A witness told police that he saw the victim and the man go into an elevator in the building while involved in a fight and after the victim got out of the elevator, she said that the man had stabbed her. The suspect was charged with assault inside the 13th precinct on Wednesday, January 22 at 8:45 a.m.
MAN BUSTED FOR STOLEN CAR
Police arrested a 34-year-old man at the corner of Park Avenue South and East 19th Street on Wednesday, January 22 at 6:58 p.m. for stealing a car from First Avenue. The victim told police that he parked his vehicle in front of 325 First Avenue near East 19th Street when it was stolen. The vehicle was still running but did not have a key, and the victim was nearby and said that he saw the suspect get inside his car and take off, heading west on East 19th Street without permission.
The suspect was then involved in a vehicular collision at the southeast corner of Park Avenue South and East 19th Street, where he was caught by police. Police said that the vehicle was recovered with minor damage from the collision.
The suspect was charged with grand larceny of auto.
ELEVEN WANTED FOR ASSAULT ON EAST 28TH, ONE ARRESTED
Police arrested a 36-year-old man for an assault that took place in front of 344 East 28th Street on Sunday, January 26 at 2:04 a.m. The victim told police that she was walking back to her building when she was assaulted by the man who was arrested and ten other people who weren’t arrested. The victim told police that her eyeglasses were broken during the assault, and she had a scratch on her face as well as a welt on the left side of her head. Police said that five of the suspects were known to her and included her ex-boyfriend, and six of the people involved in the assault were individuals that she had never met.
The victim said that the assault caused her substantial pain, annoyance and alarm.
MAN ROBBED ON SIXTH AVENUE
Police arrested a 53-year-old man and a 29-year-old man for a theft from a man in front of 800 Sixth Avenue on Monday, January 20 at 12:21 a.m. A witness told police that he saw one of the men pushing the victim up against an ATM nearby while the other man was behind him. Upon further investigation, police found that the 53-year-old man was in possession of one of the victim’s credit cards and the other suspect had the victim’s wallets and other credit cards, along with the victim’s cell phone. The victim told police that the two men had taken his wallet and asked what else he had on him.
FOUR ARRESTED FOR BREAKING INTO CHELSEA APARTMENT
Police arrested a 27-year-old man, a 25-year-old woman and two teenage girls for a burglary that took place inside 119 West 15th Street on Tuesday, January 21 at 3:50 p.m. Police said that the man used a credit card to gain access to a building without permission and the other three suspects followed him inside, after which they attempted to gain access to a sealed apartment inside the building using the same card. Police said that the apartment was sealed because the resident had previously been pronounced deceased inside.
All four suspects were charged with burglary. The woman was additionally charged with endangering the welfare of a child and criminal trespassing and the two teens were also charged with criminal trespassing.
MAN BUSTED FOR CHOKING GIRLFRIEND
Police arrested a 65-year-old man for obstruction of breath and assault inside a building on Third Avenue near East 18th Street on Sunday, January 26 at 1:57 p.m. The victim told police that she and the suspect, who is her boyfriend, got into an argument that turned violent. She said that the suspect choked her that morning, causing bruises and scratches on her neck and arm during the dispute. The victim also said that the suspect threatened to call the police on her because she is undocumented. The suspect was also charged with criminal mischief because the victim told police that when she returned to her apartment later, she noticed that the bottom lock on her apartment door had been damaged by the suspect during the earlier dispute.
MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLAR’S TOOLS
Police arrested a 39-year-old man for possession of burglar’s tools in front of 444 Second Avenue on Thursday, January 23 at 12:13 a.m. Police said that the suspect used a tool to remove a wheel from a bicycle that was locked to a rack nearby and he put the wheel on an unlocked bike. When he was stopped, he told police that the unlocked bike was not his and he found it. Police recovered pliers from the ground where the suspect had dropped them and he was in possession of additional burglar’s tools, as well as a canister of mace. The suspect was charged with burglar’s tools, petit larceny, weapons possession and possession of stolen property.
WOMAN BUSTED FOR THEFT
Police arrested a 22-year-old woman for a theft inside the Chase Bank at 611 Sixth Avenue on Thursday, January 23 at 11:11 a.m. Police said that the suspect had deposited a check two days before, and when she went into the bank on Thursday to withdraw the funds, a Chase employee noticed that the account had been flagged and the check did not belong to the suspect. Police confirmed with the victim that he did not give the suspect authorization to deposit or cash the check.
WOMAN NABBED FOR CASH THEFT FROM REEBOK
Police arrested a 27-year-old woman for a theft from the Reebok store at 1 Union Square West on Friday, January 24 at 3:53 p.m. Police said that the suspect stole cash from the register of the store where she worked over a period of time. The suspect reportedly admitted to stealing the cash. The suspect was charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property.
TWO ARRESTED FOR SELLING POT ON BROADWAY
Police arrested a 31-year-old man and 23-year-old man for selling pot in front of 1165 Broadway on Friday, January 24 at 5:40 p.m. Police said that the 31-year-old man exchanged a quantity of marijuana for cash with a man who wasn’t arrested, and when police searched him, they recovered a quantity of marijuana in his backpack and rear pants pocket. The 23-year-old man also exchanged marijuana for cash with another man who wasn’t arrested and when an officer approached him and identified herself, the suspect reportedly ran west on West 27th Street towards Sixth Avenue and when officers caught up with him and attempted to arrest him, he reportedly removed his backpack and jacket in order to prevent being handcuffed.
The 31-year-old man was also reportedly in possession of a stun gun and was charged with weapons possession, sale of marijuana and possession of marijuana. The other suspect was charged with possession of marijuana and a public administration misdemeanor.
MAN ARRESTED FOR NERF GUN THEFT
Police arrested a 38-year-old man for stealing a Nerf gun from the Barnes and Noble at 33 East 17th Street on Wednesday, January 22 at 11:58 a.m. Police said that the suspect took the item out of its box and attempted to conceal it in his pants so he could leave without paying, but he was stopped by security.
MAN BUSTED FOR MUCINEX THEFTS
Police arrested a 28-year-old man for multiple alleged thefts from a Target at 512 Second Avenue. Police said that on October 27, 2019, at 8:49 p.m., he went inside the store and removed multiple packages of Mucinex and left without paying. On October 13, 2019, at 8:15 a.m., he reportedly stole packages of Mucinex as well. The man was charged with petit larceny inside the 13th precinct on Monday, January 20 at 12:20 a.m.