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Police Blotter, Week of Dec. 5, 2013

L.E.S. rapist sentenced Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. on Dec. 4 announced the sentencing of Kevin King, 27, to 25 years in state prison and 20 years of post-release supervision for raping a woman in the stairwell of a New York City Housing Authority building on the Lower East Side in 2012. Last month, read more here »

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Police Blotter, Nov. 28, 2013

Fatal stabber pleads guilty A man charged with fatally stabbing a patient at a Lower East Side treatment center in 2011 has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter, a district attorney spokesperson said. Charles Meredith, 48, pleaded guilty on Nov. 25, and is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 15. Around 3:20 a.m. on May 11, 2011, read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Nov. 21, 2013

Gunpoint club robbery Police are searching for three men who allegedly robbed a West Village bar at gunpoint on Nov. 13. The suspects strode into the Westway bar, at 75 Clarkson St., around 4:20 a.m., and one of them pointed a gun at the place’s employees, police said. The perpetrators then demanded cash, and a read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Nov. 14, 2013

Rapist got in by fire escape Police are hunting for a man who allegedly raped a woman on Mulberry St. in her Little Italy home early on Mon., Nov. 11, as the woman’s 7-year-old daughter was sleeping alongside her. The woman, 42, told cops that the unknown man entered through the fire escape window of read more here »

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Police Blotter, Nov. 7, 2013

Bernie Goetz gets smoked Police arrested Bernard Goetz, 66, after he allegedly tried to sell marijuana to an undercover officer in Union Square. Goetz is the infamous vigilante who shot four black teenagers on a subway train in 1984, claiming he thought they were going to rob him. On the night of Fri., Nov. 1, read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 31, 2013

Park sexual assault Police are searching for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 37-year-old woman near Hudson River Park on Sun., Oct. 27. The woman told police she was walking north on West St. near W. 12th St., around 10:30 p.m., when the unknown assailant grabbed her and dragged her into a nearby playground. As she read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 24, 2013

DNA nails permit pilferer Police arrested Daniel Lyles, 23, after he jumped a subway turnstile on Oct. 20. They also identified him as the suspect in the theft of a New York Police Department parking permit in 2012. An officer said he spotted Lyles jumping the turnstile at the entrance to the 1/ 2 / read more here »

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Police Blotter, week of Oct. 17, 2013

L.E.S. drug ring busted Following a nearly two-year investigation by narcotics officers, including one who was deep undercover, police busted a Lower East Side drug ring that allegedly pushed crack cocaine to public housing residents, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Oct. 15. Eleven members of the group were charged with major drug felonies, read more here »

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Police Blotter, Oct.10, 2013

Guilty in brutal beating Two Brooklyn men were found guilty of brutally attacking five out-of-town visitors — one of whom was beaten nearly to death — in Greenwich Village in January, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Oct. 7. But both Hatem Farsakh, 25, and Sherif Rizk, 23, were acquitted of attempted murder, the read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 3, 2013

Drunk driver convicted A New Jersey man was convicted of assault and drunk-driving charges stemming from a 2012 car crash on the Lower East Side that permanently injured two people, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Sept. 25. A State Supreme Court jury found Joseph Darlington, 43, guilty of aggravated vehicular assault and operating read more here »

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