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Police Blotter, Sept. 19, 2013

Beth Israel bamboozled A doctor at Beth Israel Medical Center is accused of stealing more than $260,000 from the hospital, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Sept. 11. Lawrence Levitan, 58, was indicted on felony charges of grand larceny, falsifying business records and criminal tax fraud, the D.A. Said. According to court documents, Levitan read more here »

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Police Blotter, Sept. 5, 2013

Girls gone wild Police arrested three young women who allegedly teamed up to commit two violent thefts in the Village early on Sun., Sept. 1. The gaggle of girls first struck around 3:45 a.m. outside Henrietta Hudson, at 438 Hudson St., cops said. The victim, a 24-year-old woman, claimed that the gang of girls — later identified read more here »

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Police Blotter, Sept. 12, 2013

Park rapist pleads guilty A homeless man has admitted to raping a 21-year-old woman in Hudson River Park last September, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced this Monday. Jonathan Stewart, 26, pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree rape and committing a criminal sexual act, both of which can carry up to 25 years in prison. read more here »

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Police Blotter, Aug. 29, 2013

Jailhouse perv A man who illegally entered a Lower Manhattan jail and sexually assaulted an inmate has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Aug. 22. Matthew Matagrano, 37, pleaded guilty on July 25 to one count of second-degree burglary and another of second-degree burglary as a sexually motivated read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Aug. 15, 2013

Village senior bashings Aug. 10 was a tough day for senior citizens in the West Village, as two residents in their 60s were reportedly attacked by younger perpetrators in separate incidents. First, a 65-year-old man said he was strolling through Washington Square Park around 8:45 a.m. when he was blindsided by a stranger — later read more here »

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Police Blotter, August 9, 2013

Slashed ex-wife in face A Manhattan man stands accused of trying to brutally murder his ex-wife in the hallway of her Alphabet City apartment building while their children watched in terror, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced July 31. John Woody, 40, has been indicted for first- and second-degree attempted murder, along with 18 other read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of August 1, 2013

Gun trafficker gets 31 years A New Jersey man found guilty of gun trafficking, including the sale of pistols that were notoriously stolen from the New York Police Department’s Ninth Precinct last year, has been sentenced to 31 1/3 years in state prison, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on July 30. On June 24, Jason read more here »

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Police Blotter, July 25, 2013

Managed to steal $1.5 mil A former property manager of two Chinatown buildings pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1.5 million from the buildings’ business accounts, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on July 19. Kee Lin, 43, who managed 11 East Broadway and 128 Mott St. from November 2006 to August 2009, admitted to read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of July 3, 2013

Perjury pals  A man formerly charged with driving drunk in the Meatpacking District has been indicted on accusations of lying under oath during his trial, and for conspiring with a friend to give false testimony, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on July 1. Leonel Polanco-Colon, 32, was first arrested for DWI in the early read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of June 27, 2013

CVS credit-card crook An employee at the CVS store on Bleecker St. reportedly stole a customer’s credit card in May, and spent the past month using it illegally before being arrested on June 22, police said. Christopher Thornhill, who works behind the register at the 158 Bleecker St. location, was apprehended while he was on his read more here »

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