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Police Blotter, Week of April 24, 2014

Police Blotter, Week of April 24, 2014

Thief on spree Police are hunting for an unidentified man who has allegedly pulled off seven brazen thefts — apparently targeting young men and women in their 20s — across Greenwich Village and Kips Bay in less than three months. The suspect, shown above in video surveillance footage, began on Feb. 28, when he hit read more here »

Police Blotter, Week of April 17, 2014

Waking nightmare Police are hunting for an unknown man who allegedly snuck into an East Village woman’s bedroom and tried to rape her early on Sun., April 13. The victim, 32, whose address was not disclosed, told officers she woke up around 3 a.m. to find the suspect, pictured in the sketch above, standing on read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of April 10, 2014

Bank robbery spree Police are seeking an unidentified man who allegedly pulled off six different bank robberies over the past three months, including one on the Lower East Side and one near Union Square. The suspect — described as a 25-year-old black male, around 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds — began read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of April 3, 2014

3 shots, 28 years The man convicted of shooting at two police officers near a Lower East Side public housing complex in 2012 has been sentenced to 28 years to life in prison, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced March 28. Prior to the sentencing, Luis Martinez, 27, was found guilty on Jan. 31 of read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of March 27, 2014

Girl gone wild Katherine Martinez, 25, viciously attacked two male cops near Union Square early on Sun., March 23, forcing them to call for backup to subdue her, police said. The officers said they were trying to stop Martinez following a previous incident in order to see her ID, and approached her near the corner read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of March 20, 2014

Truck-crash murder charge The man arrested Feb. 12 for stealing a delivery truck and killing a city bus driver in a drunken crash at W. 14th St. and Seventh Ave. has been indicted for murder and aggravated vehicular homicide, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on March 12. Events leading up to the tragic incident read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of March 13, 2014

Drunken confession Police arrested Jacob Barashick, 20, after he drunkenly told an officer that he stole and crashed a car on the night of March 7. Around midnight on March 8, Barashick approached an officer inside a parking garage on E. Ninth St. near University Place, and “spontaneously uttered” that he had taken the 2001 read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of March 6, 2014

L.E.S. hit and run Police arrested Shenequa Gayle, 20, after she allegedly ran over an elderly man on the Lower East Side and then fled the scene. Gayle was driving a 2014 Infiniti Q50 west on Hester St. on Feb. 28 shortly before 7 a.m. when she made a left turn onto Bowery and struck the read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Feb. 27, 2014

Ice-cold hack attack Police arrested cab driver Driss Quorra, 49, on Feb. 19 after he allegedly attacked one of his passengers during a payment dispute. The alleged victim, 43, told cops he was riding in Quorra’s taxi with his young daughter — taking her to the Little Red School House, on Sixth Ave. at Bleecker read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Feb. 20, 2014

Village armed robbery A trio of muggers robbed three people at gunpoint on a Jane St. sidewalk early on Tues., Feb. 11, police said. The victims — two men and a woman, all in their early 30s — told officers they were walking back to their car, a BMW, near the corner of Jane and Hudson read more here »

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