Police Watch: Man arrested for attempted murder, Men wanted for AuH2O robbery

MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER AT BELLEVUE HOSPITAL
Police arrested Brian Quattrocchi, 37, for attempted murder and assault inside Bellevue Hospital at 462 First Avenue last Tuesday at 10 a.m. On January 27 at 12:30 a.m., Quattrocchi allegedly stabbed a woman, who police said was his ex-girlfriend, three times with a knife, causing serious physical injury. The incident took place in the victim’s apartment in the Lower East Side and the New York Post reported that an officer shot Quattrocchi after using a stun gun, which had failed to stop him.
Police said that he also punched the victim in the face in a previous incident on January 17 at 2:40 p.m., causing a cut and redness to his lower lip.
Quattrocchi was also charged with possession of a weapon.

Feb5 police suspect 2 Feb5 police suspect 1POLICE LOOKING FOR ROBBERY SUSPECTS
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects (pictured to the right) who are wanted for robbing a store in the East Village on Wednesday, January 21. The two suspects entered the Goldwater thrift shop (AuH20) at 84 East 7th Street around 5:30 p.m. and demanded cash from an employee. The employee complied and handed one of the suspects $240 while the other suspect then waited outside the store. Both suspects fled the location and the victim was unharmed.
The suspects are described as two black men in their late 20’s, approximately 5’8” tall and weighing 180 lbs. One suspect was wearing a grey hoodie and had a knife, and the other suspect who remained outside was wearing a black jacket. Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting TIP577 and their tips to 274637 (CRIMES). All calls are strictly confidential.

DRUG ARRESTS AT UNION SQUARE
Police made three drug-related arrests in front of the McDonald’s at 39 Union Square West last Saturday at 6:06 p.m. Jason Hawk, 36, was arrested for intent to sell a controlled substance, burglar’s tools and possession of a controlled substance. Angela Adkins, also 36, was charged with possession of a controlled substance. Ivo Bogdamovic, 44, was arrested for sale of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and possession of a controlled substance.
Police said that Hawk was in possession of a controlled substance that he was intending to sell and after searching him found that he was allegedly in possession of controlled substances, including suboxone strips and Xanax pills, as well as burglar’s tools.
Bogdamovic was allegedly selling the drugs to someone who wasn’t arrested and when an officer approached him, police said that he flailed his arms to prevent being arrested. He also allegedly tried to get rid of the goods.
Adkins was allegedly in possession of a controlled substance but police did not specify what the substance was.

ARREST FOR ASSAULT OUTSIDE ST BUILDING
Police arrested 21-year-old Daniel Corrigan for criminal mischief and assault in front of 526 East 20th Street last Sunday at 3:52 a.m. The victim told police that she got into a fight with Corrigan and he allegedly threw her phone to the ground, causing it to break. Police said that he also pushed her.

ATTEMPTED MURDER PAROLEE ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING AT FIRST AVE. L STATION
William Rolon, 36, was arrested for theft of services and trespassing at the corner of First Avenue and East 14th Street last Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. Rolon allegedly crawled under the turnstile at the First Avenue L station without paying the fare. Police said that Rolon is on parole for attempted murder.

MAN BUSTED FOR SELLING ‘LOOSIES’
Police arrested Shaheem Brown, 49, for an unclassified misdemeanor in front of 109 East 16th Street last Thursday at 9:58 a.m. Brown was allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes.

VENDOR ARRESTED FOR FAKE GUCCI HATS
Police arrested 54-year-old Thomas Kim for forgery in front of 27 West 27th Street last Thursday at 1:05 p.m. Police said that Kim was displaying 229 hats with the Gucci trademark for $2, which were determined to be counterfeit.

‘PICKPOCKET’ ARRESTED
Police arrested 51-year-old Ronald Wilmore for petit larceny inside the Hotel Kenmore, an SRO building on East 23rd Street, last Wednesday at 10 a.m. Wilmore had allegedly swiped cash from a woman’s bag.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ‘DRUNK’ DRIVING
Police arrested 35-year-old Richard Ditommaso for intoxicated driving last Monday at 12:35 a.m. at the corner of East 25th Street and First Avenue. Police said that he was pulled over for a suspended registration and when the officer approached his car, Ditommasso allegedly smelled like alcohol and had bloodshot, watery eyes. There was also the scent of alleged marijuana coming from inside the car and from Ditommaso’s clothing. Police said that he was unsteady on his feet when he got out of the car and his face was flush. There was allegedly a Maker’s Mark whiskey bottle in the back seat of the vehicle. He blew a .082 on a Breathalyzer test, police said.

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ‘DRUGS’
Police arrested 53-year-old Deborah Barksdale for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance last Thursday at 9:10 p.m. inside 14 East 28th Street. In pursuant to a search warrant, police said that Barksdale was in possession of a controlled substance and narcotic paraphernalia.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT
Police arrested 37-year-old Luis Martinez for assault and endangering the welfare of a child inside 224 East 28th Street last Thursday at 11:30 p.m. Police said that Martinez struck the victim with a belt, causing bruising and swelling to the legs and buttocks.

MAN ARRESTED FOR SELLING METROCARD SWIPES
Police arrested Nickossi Cole for an unclassified violation of New York State laws inside the Union Square subway station last Friday at 10 a.m. Cole allegedly solicited at least eight people to swipe him into the subway system, using a hand gesture as well as blocking pedestrian traffic in the turnstile area.

WOULD-BE BIKE ‘THIEF’ BUSTED
Police arrested Nihar Oza, 49, for burglar’s tools, petit larceny, criminal mischief and possession of stolen property in front of 641 Sixth Avenue last Friday at 9:56 p.m. Oza was allegedly attempting to use a circular saw to cut a lock securing a bike that didn’t belong to him on a bicycle rack. When he saw the officer approaching him, he started to walk away. Oza was also allegedly in possession of bolt cutters.

Police Watch: Former Tonic employee arrested, man busted in Starbucks ‘theft’

WOMAN BUSTED FOR POT, PCP AND ‘STOLEN’ VITAMINS
Police arrested 27-year-old Asuka Murota for possession of a controlled substance inside the Duane Reade at 254 Park Avenue South last Friday at 6:42 a.m. An employee at the store told police that Murota started peeling a banana and drinking from the water cooler. Murota allegedly told the employee, “I’m not paying for sh–.” When officers arrived, Murota said, “I was dehydrated,” and allegedly said that she didn’t have money to pay.
After searching her, she was found in possession of stolen multivitamin gummies and calcium supplements totaling $28.57, two glassine bags of marijuana and a glassine bag of PCP, police said. She was also charged with petit larceny, possession of stolen property and possession of marijuana.

FORMER TONIC EMPLOYEE ARRESTED
Police arrested 22-year-old Oluwaseyi Fasoye for petit larceny inside Tonic at 411 Third Avenue last Sunday at 4:10 p.m. On a previous day, Fasoye allegedly stole two CO2 tanks from the restaurant and attempted to remove a cash register by pulling it and ripping the wires from the wall while stating, “I’m taking the f—ing computer.”
Fasoye allegedly returned to the restaurant on Sunday, demanding to be compensated for the three days that he had worked there. Police said that he had refused to provide the manager of the restaurant with his personal information in order to process the paycheck. He allegedly verbally threatened the victim, screaming, “I’m gonna f—ing kill you,” while inside the restaurant, causing alarm to the victim and patrons in the restaurant. When police attempted to arrest him, Fasoye allegedly flailed his arms, pushed officers and refused to be handcuffed. He was also charged with resisting arrest, criminal mischief and harassment.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ‘THEFT’ FROM CAR
Police arrested 43-year-old Jorge Acosta for possession of burglar’s tools at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 21st Street last Thursday at 11:53 p.m. Police said that they saw Acosta sitting in the back seat of a car that was parked at the corner with the alarm going off and when they approached, he allegedly walked away from the car holding property that he had taken from the vehicle. Upon further investigation, police found that the window on the rear passenger door was shattered. Acosta was also charged with petit larceny, unauthorized use of vehicle, criminal mischief and possession of stolen property.

MAN ARRESTED FOR STARBUCKS COFFEE ‘THEFT’
Thirty-year-old Damian Santiago was arrested for petit larceny inside the Starbucks at 1140 Broadway last Thursday at 7:20 p.m. Santiago allegedly admitted to taking approximately 10 bags of coffee from his place of employment to sell or exchange for the repair of his son’s tablet. Santiago told police that he sold the bags to a man who used to have a cell phone shop at 1177 Broadway.

ASSAULT WITH FORK
Thirty-year-old Romaine Reynolds was arrested for assault last Monday after he allegedly cut another man’s neck with a fork. He further menaced the victim with a knife, causing him to fear for his safety, police said. Reynolds was also charged with menacing and possession of a weapon.

PATIENT ‘BITES’ BETH ISRAEL EMPLOYEE
Police arrested 39-year-old Zipora Moskowitz for assault in front of Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Hospital at 281 First Avenue last Monday at 8:14 p.m. An employee at the hospital said that she was attempting to calm down Moskowitz, who was a patient and acting disorderly, when Moskowitz allegedly bit the employee on the wrist.

MEAT THEFT AT GRISTEDES
Police arrested 35-year-old Samuel McBee for petit larceny in front of the Gristedes at 512 Second Avenue last Tuesday at 11:16 a.m. McBee allegedly concealed nine packages of meat in his suitcase. He attempted to leave the store through the entrance, passing the cash registers and without paying, police said.

‘MISCHIEF’ AT TACO RESTAURANT
Police arrested 51-year-old Luis Feliciano for criminal mischief last Tuesday at 1:13 p.m. inside New Taco Express at 130 East 28th Street. An officer was responding to the scene of a crime in progress when the victim, who works at the restaurant, told him that Feliciano was refusing to leave the location. Feliciano and the victim then got into a fight and five minutes later, Feliciano walked back to the location and allegedly kicked the front door, breaking the glass. The victim claimed that the glass was worth about $400. Police said that Feliciano and the victim did not know each other but the incident occurred as a result of a fight they got into at the restaurant.

MAN ARRESTED IN JEWELRY ‘THEFT’
Thirty-one-year-old Gary D’Emilio was arrested for grand larceny last Thursday after he allegedly swiped jewelry from a victim’s apartment. Police said that the property’s value exceeded $1,000. Upon further investigation, police found that he was also responsible for three additional cases of grand larceny last year, but no other information about the incidents was available.

ARRESTS MADE FOR SYNTHETIC POT
Three men were arrested in separate incidents last week for possession of K2, which is a synthetic cannabinoid.
Leon Durham, 29, was arrested for an unclassified violation of New York State laws last Tuesday at 9:51 a.m. at the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 25th Street. Police said that Durham was in possession of K2.
Thirty-nine-year-old Shafeer Rahmin was also charged with an unclassified violation of New York State laws last Wednesday at 9:53 a.m. in front of 45 West 25th Street after police found that he was allegedly in possession of K2 synthetic marijuana in public view.
Police arrested 21-year-old Andrew Desmond for criminal trespassing and an unclassified violation of New York State laws inside the Chase Bank ATM at 69 Fifth Avenue last Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. Desmond was allegedly sleeping inside a bank without permission to be there and had no bank card on him. After searching him, police found that he was also in possession of three bags of alleged K2.

MAN BUSTED FOR SMOKING ‘POT’
Police arrested 44-year-old Patrick Bradley for possession of marijuana last Tuesday at 11:03 a.m. in front of 16 East 23rd Street. Bradley was allegedly smoking marijuana on a public sidewalk. Upon searching him, Bradley was also in possession of a bag of marijuana, police said.

ARREST MADE FOR PUBLIC DRINKING
Police arrested 56-year-old John Haigler for an unclassified violation of New York State laws at the corner of East 24th Street and Second Avenue last Friday at 10:05 a.m. Haigler was allegedly drinking a can of Colt 45 in plain view on the sidewalk.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ‘GRAVITY KNIFE’
Police arrested 36-year-old Steven Mykietyn for possession of a weapon at the corner of Union Square East and East 14th Street last Wednesday at 6:10 p.m. Mykietyn was allegedly in possession of a gravity knife that he had clipped to his pants in public view.

MEN BUSTED IN ‘DRUG SALE’
Police arrested two men for an alleged drug sale last Wednesday around 7:45 p.m.
Thirty-seven-year-old Kevin Williams was arrested in front of 149 East 23rd Street for intent to sell a controlled substance, sale of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.
Oscar Turnage, 62, was arrested down the block in front of 145 East 23rd Street for sale of a controlled substance. Williams and Turnage allegedly sold a controlled substance to an undercover officer. Williams was also charged with resisting arrest and police said that he flailed his arms and attempted to run from the officers. He was also allegedly in possession of more of the controlled substance.

ASSAULT ON EAST 27TH
Thirty-year-old Maximillian Gonzalez was arrested for assault in front of 235 East 27th Street last Saturday at 2:05 a.m. Gonzalez allegedly struck the victim from behind, causing pain and swelling on his left eyebrow and temple. He was also charged with disorderly conduct.

Police Watch: Woman busted for ‘stealing’ Rolex, serial ‘robber’ nabbed at Bellevue

MAN REVIVED IN UNION SQUARE
Last Friday at 3:40 p.m., Police Officers Joshua Rivera and Juan Rodriguez were on patrol in Union Square when a passerby alerted them to a man who was unconscious at the corner of East 15th Street and Union Square West. The officers ran over to the corner where they saw the unconscious man, not breathing and with no pulse.
Rivera immediately began CPR on the 60-year-old man while Officer Rodriguez went downstairs to Transit District 4 and retrieved a Department-issued Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Officer Rivera continued to perform CPR until Officer Rodriguez returned with the AED. The officers then activated the AED and while the first two attempts were unsuccessful, after they activated the AED a third time it was successful in resuscitating the man.
EMS also responded to the scene and transported the man, conscious and alert, to Bellevue Hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

ROBBERY SUSPECT BUSTED AT BELLEVUE
Police arrested 27-year-old Dennis Nemirovskiy for robbery in front of Bellevue Hospital at 462 First Avenue last Friday at 12:09 p.m. He entered an Investors Bank located at 267 Fifth Avenue and allegedly told the teller, “I have a gun. Give me 50s and 20s. I dare you to give me a dye pack.” The New York Post reported that Nemirovskiy allegedly robbed a bank near Herald Square earlier that day and the dye pack with the cash exploded and covered his clothing.
He fled the Investors Bank with $1,870 in cash and following that incident, he got into a cab and an officer spotted him standing in front of Bellevue.
Nemirovskiy was charged with five counts of robbery and possession of stolen property for robberies on previous dates in which he allegedly handed over demand notes and fled with money, primarily in banks in Midtown South and the 17th precinct.
According to the Post, Nemirovskiy is a methadone patient at the hospital. Police said he’d asked the cab driver to wait outside while he changed his clothes.

MAN BUSTED FOR HEROIN
Police arrested 56-year-old Edwin Martinez for possession of a controlled substance in front of 401 East 14th Street last Thursday at 2:52 p.m. Martinez was allegedly near the location with a plastic bag containing several decks of heroin. Police said that Martinez threw the bag onto the sidewalk in an attempt to destroy the evidence and avoid being arrested. He was allegedly in possession of 20 decks of heroin.

WOMAN HIDES ROLEX IN VAGINA, D.A. SAYS
Police arrested 25-year-old Shacarye Tims inside 125 West 26th Street for robbery last Sunday at 5:25 a.m. The victim told police that he went back to his hotel room with Tims after meeting her at the bar. While in the room, Tims said numerous times that his Rolex watch was scratching her, so the victim took the watch off and put it on the nightstand.
Soon after, he noticed that the watch was not longer on the nightstand, and Tims then tried to leave the room. The victim followed her and stopped her from leaving the hotel in the lobby, where she allegedly hit him in the face. According to a criminal complaint from the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, Tims removed the watch from her “vaginal cavity.” Tims was also charged with grand larceny. The Rolex is valued at $25,000.

BELLIGERENT BAR-GOER SKIPS ON TAB
Ampiel Melendez, 26, was arrested inside Taproom at 307 Third Avenue for theft of services last Thursday at 12:52 a.m. Melendez told police that he was on his way home when a man asked him if he wanted a drink. He then went to the bar with the man and had four drinks when the other man got up and left. The bartender said that at that point, Melendez asked for the bill so he could pay it but when the bill was brought out, he allegedly refused. The bartender then called 911 and police said that when they arrived, Melendez was refusing to pay the bill. After an officer asked him if he had anything to drink, he allegedly said that he had four beers but never said he was going to pay for them. When the officer told him that he had to pay, Melendez allegedly said, “Well, lock me up because I have no money.”

MAN ARRESTED FOR APARTMENT BURGLARY
Police arrested 53-year-old James Deese for burglary inside the 13th precinct last Wednesday at 7:20 p.m. Deese allegedly swiped items from a woman’s apartment on East 24th Street without permission. Police said that based on DNA, his fingerprints were on a bottle of lotion that belonged to the victim and that was located inside her apartment.

‘DRUNK’ DRIVER NABBED ON FIRST AVE.
Police arrested 33-year-old Chris Kuriakose for criminal mischief in front of 485 First Avenue last Saturday at 5:17 a.m. Kuriakose was seen by three witnesses driving the wrong way on Madison Avenue between East 28th and 26th Streets. He allegedly crashed into the glass bus shelter on the east side of Madison Avenue at East 26th Street, leaving his front license plate at the scene. He was then seen leaving the scene heading east on East 26th Street and he allegedly struck another vehicle, causing damage. A witness told police that after he hit the other car, he continued east. Police said that he began driving north on First Avenue between East 26th and 29th Streets and was driving recklessly. When he was stopped, he allegedly admitted to drinking and had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath. His speech was also incoherent and he wasn’t able to stand. He was also charged with reckless endangerment of property, leaving the scene of an accident and impaired driving.

WEAPONS ARREST ON GRAMERCY PARK WEST
Police arrested 27-year-old Michael Sanders for possession of a weapon last Tuesday in front of 3 Gramercy Park West at  1:18 a.m.  Sanders was casing a residential area and was seen rolling an alleged marijuana cigarette in public view. Police said that after he was searched, he was found to be in possession of a billy club, chukka stick and a dangerous knife with intent to use it. He was also in possession of a zip lock bag of alleged marijuana.

MASSEUSES BUSTED ON BROADWAY
Police arrested two masseuses for prostitution inside 1162 Broadway last Tuesday at 5:40 p.m. Wumei Song, 34, performed a massage on an undercover officer and allegedly offered to perform a sex act in exchange for $80. Forty-nine-year-old Jinshu Zheng allegedly agreed to have sex with an undercover officer in exchange for $140.

MEN NABBED IN ‘DRUG DEAL’
Two men who were involved in a drug deal were arrested at the corner of Park Avenue South and East 23rd Street last Wednesday at 10:16 a.m. Jose Molina, 43, was arrested for possession of an alleged controlled substance and 43-year-old Julio Arroyo was charged with sale of a controlled substance.

PAIR BUSTED FOR ‘MARIJUANA’ SALE
Police arrested two people for the sale of marijuana last Thursday at 3:50 p.m. on the corner of Second Avenue and East 15th Street. Eighteen-year-old Ezequiel Ospina and 19-year-old Antonio Whyte allegedly sold a quantity of marijuana to an undercover officer.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ‘SWIPING’ CASH
Nelson Lockett, 48, was arrested for petit larceny last Friday at 10:38 a.m. inside 71 West 23rd Street. The victim told police that Lockett entered his office and asked him a question and when he left, Lockett allegedly took money off of the desk. The victim called security who found Lockett on the 13th floor and held him there for the police. Lockett was originally in the building on the fourth floor because he was looking for employment services but he was refused and escorted to the stairwell.

MEN ARRESTED FOR DRUG SALE NEAR WASHINGTON IRVING
Police arrested two people for sale of a controlled substance on school grounds last Friday at 6:40 p.m. in front of 125 East 17th Street. Andre Medina, 26, and Richard Robinson, 36, allegedly sold a controlled substance to an undercover officer. The sale took place within a thousand feet of Washington Irving High School at 40 Irving Place. Medina and Robinson both allegedly resisted arrest by refusing to be handcuffed and Robinson attempted to hit the officer, police said. Medina also allegedly first gave his name as Andrew Castro and was charged with impersonation.

FOUR ARRESTED FOR SELLING ‘DRUGS’
Police arrested four men for selling drugs inside Union Square Park last Friday at 8:10 p.m. Nineteen-year-old Vinod Seenanan, 22-year-old Ganesh Jaman and 31-year-old Frederick Penn were arrested for the sale of marijuana and 38-year-old Fernando Lagares was arrested for the intent to sell a controlled substance. The four men were working together and allegedly sold marijuana to an undercover officer.

ASSAULT ON WEST 23RD
Thirty-year-old Kazem Moradi was arrested for assault in front of 69 West 23rd Street last Saturday at 2:50 a.m. Moradi allegedly hit the victim in the face and then kicked him in the face, causing cuts on his lips and swelling to his forehead.

CAB DRIVER ASSAULTED ON PARK
Police arrested 31-year-old Sagar Ashok Patel for assault in front of 355 Park Avenue South last Sunday at 4:58 a.m. A taxi driver told police that Patel, who was a passenger in his cab, assaulted him. Patel allegedly kicked the driver in the arm and wrist, causing severe pain. The driver said that he was unable to bend his fingers when he was examined by EMS.

Police Watch: Waterside Plaza heroin bust, senior missing from East 6th

HEROIN BUST AT WATERSIDE

Police arrested 45-year-old Joseph Hirsch for intent to sell a controlled substance at 25 Waterside Plaza last Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Police had a warrant to search the address and Hirsch was allegedly in possession of a quantity of heroin and pills. He was also in possession of two scales, police said.

HEROIN ARRESTS ON WEST 25TH

Police arrested 28-year-old Abel Estevez and 28-year-old Yamile Irizarry for sale of a controlled substance at the corner of West 25th Street and Sixth Avenue last Wednesday at 4:58 p.m. Estevez and Irizarry allegedly sold a quantity of heroin to an undercover police officer.

CITIBIKE ‘THIEF’ NABBED

Forty-one-year-old Christian Damgaard was arrested for possession of stolen property in front of 35 West 27th Street last Saturday at 9:43 p.m. Damgaard was seen at the location unlocking a Citibike, which he had allegedly painted purple to conceal the Citibike name and serial number. He was unlocking the bike with his own personal lock and chain, police said. A check with Citibike found that the bike had last been docked at East 40th Street and Fifth Avenue on September 2 at 11:21 a.m. and hadn’t been returned since.

SENIOR MISSING FROM EAST 6TH ST. HOME
The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the Ninth Precinct. Stephen Kritsky, 86, was last seen on Thursday, September 11 at approximately 12 p.m. inside his home at 230 East 6th Street. He is described as 5’9” and 125 lbs.   Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

MAN ARRESTED FOR TWO GUNS

Police arrested 29-year-old Raymond Williams for possession of a weapon last Wednesday at 4:35 p.m. Williams was found operating a rental car without being on a rental agreement. Pursuant to a search warrant, Williams was allegedly found to be in possession of two loaded .40 caliber semi automatic firearms. Both contained magazines capable of carrying 15 rounds, police said. Williams also allegedly admitted that he was in possession of two fraudulent credit cards.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ‘FOUR LOKO’
Police arrested 39-year-old William Morton for violating New York State laws at the corner of Union Square East and East 15th Street last Tuesday at 10:34 a.m. Morton was allegedly holding an open container of Four Loko in Union Square Park in plain view.

MAN BUSTED FOR ‘XANAX’

Forty-seven-year-old John Powers for possession of a controlled substance at the corner of Union Square East and East 15th Street last Tuesday at 4:01 p.m. Powers allegedly had an open container of Four Loko inside Union Square Park in public view. He was also in possession of Xanax pills and a pipe with alleged marijuana residue, police said.

MAN ARRESTED AFTER CAR ACCIDENT

Police arrested 48-year-old Emmanuel Bamfo for an unclassified traffic misdemeanor at Avenue C and East 23rd Street last Tuesday at 5:58 p.m. Bamfo was involved in an accident at the location and a license check found that Bamfo was allegedly operating the car with a suspended license. There were no injuries in the accident.

ARRESTED FOR ‘SUPREME’

Police arrested 46-year-old Thomas Scott for sale of a controlled substance in front of 107 East 14th Street last Tuesday at 4:20 p.m. He was allegedly selling a narcotic drug labeled Supreme.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT

Police arrested 21-year-old Gage Quinones for assault at the corner of Union Square East and East 15th Street last Sunday at 3:19 p.m. Quinones allegedly punched the victim in the face while they were having an argument inside Union Square Park.

DUANE READE ‘ROBBER’ BUSTED

Ron Cusick, 32, was arrested for grand larceny in front of the Duane Reade at 71 West 23rd Street last Saturday at 2:20 p.m. Cusick was attempting to flee from the store and when he was stopped by a loss prevention officer. Police found that he was allegedly in possession of a brown bag that concealed merchandise he was trying to take without paying. When the loss prevention officer was escorting Cusick to the office, he allegedly attempted to flee a second time. While he was cuffed and detained in the office, he pushed up his legs and caused damage to a printer, police said. He was also in possession of an alleged crack pipe.

MEN ARRESTED FOR SNORTING ‘COKE’

Police arrested 23-year-old Alejandro Vilasuso and 26-year-old Hojoong Kim for possession of a controlled substance in front of Molly’s bar at 287 Third Avenue last Sunday at 12:30 a.m. Vilasuso and Kim were allegedly snorting cocaine from their hands. Kim also allegedly dropped the bag of cocaine to the ground in an attempt to conceal it.

TEEN ARRESTED AT KIPS BAY GRISTEDES

Police arrested a teen for petit larceny in front of the Gristedes supermarket at 512 Second Avenue last Saturday at 1:22 p.m. Store security saw the teen take food from the store display and conceal it in a shoulder bag. The total amount of the items taken was $40.68. The teen is attending the Secondary School for Law in Brooklyn and is currently in the care of the ACS facility at 492 First Avenue.

UNLICENSED SUNGLASSES ‘VENDOR’ BUSTED

Police arrested 35-year-old Joseph Stuart for violating New York State laws in front of 33 Union Square West last Thursday at 5:31 p.m. Stuart was allegedly selling sunglasses on the street without a proper general vendor’s license.

SLEEPING IN CARDBOARD HOUSES
Joseph McMillan, 25, and Ramon Valdes, 63, were arrested in front of 13 West 27th Street last Wednesday at 6:22 a.m. for violating New York State laws. McMillan and Valdes were allegedly sleeping on a public sidewalk with cardboard boxes covering their bodies. Neither man had valid ID.