Police photo of S.O.B.’s shooting suspect.
Search for S.O.B.’s shooter
Police have released a photo of the man they believe shot four people at a Soho nightclub early on Sept. 12.
The man pictured above allegedly fled the scene following the incident, which took place at S.O.B.’s, at the corner of Varick and W. Houston Sts., shortly after midnight. All four victims were treated at the hospital for gunshot wounds to their legs, police said.
The shooting reportedly took place moments before a rapper, who goes by the name of Fat Trel, was set to take the stage at the club to perform songs from his new mixtape, “SDMG” (which stands for Sex, Drugs, Money, Guns).
Police photo of Village Tavern wallet-snatching suspects.
Police are looking for a middle-aged man and woman who allegedly snatched a woman’s wallet at a West Village bar on Dec. 5.
The individuals pictured above, who are described as around 50 years old, swiped the wallet inside the Village Tavern, at 46 Bedford St., police said. The pair is then believed to have used credit cards taken from the wallet to make fraudulent purchases, just several blocks away from the bar, in a CVS convenience store at 360 Sixth Ave.
‘I’m gonna cut you!’
Dennis Robles, 28, was arrested early on Dec. 15 after he threatened to stab two men inside the W. Fourth St. subway station, police said.
Officers responded around 3:30 a.m. to reports of a fight next to the station’s attendant booth at the W. Fourth St. entrance, where they found Robles flashing a knife. One of the men being threatened reportedly asked him, “Are you gonna cut me?” after which Robles responded by saying, “Damn right, I’m gonna cut you!”
Robles initially escaped before officers could apprehend him. But when he returned to the station minutes later, he was quickly identified by the victims and M.T.A. workers, after which cops cornered and subdued him. He was charged with menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and harassment.
Bribes will cost you
Police arrested Martin Kurzer, 28, for allegedly trespassing in a West Village gym on Dec. 14.
Kurzer had to be removed from Equinox, at 97 Greenwich Ave., around 5:30 p.m., after he apparently gained access to the gym without permission. Hours later, while in police custody, Kurzer reportedly offered cops $300 in cash to be released, and repeated the offer multiple times after it was denied. Officers also found that he was carrying two credit cards that didn’t belong to him.
So, in addition to trespassing, Kurzer was also charged with bribery and two counts of criminal possession of stolen property.
A police photo of alleged backpack burglar.
Punched in the jaw
Jason Wren, 25, was arrested early Dec. 14 after he allegedly punched a man in the face on a West Village sidewalk.
The victim, 24, told police he was walking past the corner of Bleecker St. and Sixth Ave. when he saw Wren standing there with two friends. It’s unclear what sparked the incident, but just when the victim was about to pass by the group, Wren suddenly socked him in the jaw, police said.
Although he was in pain, the victim kept his composure and was able to follow Wren away from the scene while he simultaneously called police to report the incident. Officers responded to his call minutes later and arrested the alleged aggressor. Wren was charged with assault.
Teen knife bust
Police arrested a teenager early on Dec. 14 after he allegedly jumped a subway turnstile and was then caught carrying a knife.
The 16-year-old was first stopped inside the Eighth Ave. L train station around 1:15 a.m. after officers spotted him “doubling up” on the turnstile behind his 18-year-old friend to gain access without paying. While one of the officers was writing tickets for the two of them, his partner searched them and found the knife in the 16-year-old’s right jacket pocket, police said.
The teen was charged with criminal possession of a weapon.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a burglary in the Village on Thurs., Dec. 12. At 2:30 p.m. that day, according to police, the suspect entered an unlocked apartment door inside 15 E. 11th St. and removed a backpack containing a laptop and Tiffany’s keychain.
– Sam Spokony