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Police Blotter, Week of June 20, 2013

Indicted in anti-gay murder The defendant accused of fatally shooting a gay man on a Greenwich Village street, after shouting anti-gay slurs and threatening to kill several other people, has been indicted on a charge of second-degree murder as a hate crime, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Tues., June 18. Elliot Morales, 33, read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of June 13, 2013

Pickpocket’s poor timing A well-placed police officer was patrolling an L subway set to depart the Eighth Ave. station, at W. 14th St., around 6:30 a.m. on Sun., June 9, when he spotted Norberto Reyes, 35, making his move. While the train was still in the station, Reyes approached a sleeping 69-year-old man, reached into the passenger’s pants read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of June 6, 2013

Snuck in to shoot up skirt A woman, 27, told police that when she walked into her building at 10 Jones St. around 1 a.m. on Thurs., May 30, a man — later identified as Joseph Pagan, 38 — snuck in behind her, sidled up next to her in the building’s vestibule, held his cell read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of May 29, 2013

‘Stripped’ by muggers Police arrested four men after they allegedly mugged a teenage boy at knifepoint in the West Village early on Sat., May 25. The victim, 16, told officers that he was walking past the corner of Bedford and Christopher Sts. around 1:30 a.m. when the posse accosted him, beginning with Gregory Deloach, 22, who reportedly read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of May 23, 2013

Nim-rods busted Police hauled in two men on the afternoon of May 20 after they were spotted trying to beat each other’s brains out on a West Village sidewalk. Dawud Stewart, 37, and Hama Amadou, 31, were apparently engaged in a heated argument near the corner of Washington and Christopher Sts., around 4:30 p.m., when read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of May 15, 2013

Ch-ch-chain of fool Police arrested a man who allegedly robbed another man while following him home after both had attended a concert at Webster Hall. The victim, 20, told officers that he and his friend got into a heated dispute with Andrew Soto, 22, as they were all leaving the popular E. 11th St. venue around read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of May 9, 2013

L.E.S. shooter convicted The man accused of shooting and wounding three people on the Lower East Side in 2010 has been found guilty of all charges, including second-degree attempted murder, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced May 1. Mario Rodriguez, 25, was also convicted on counts of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of May 2, 2013

Bogus bouncers busted Police arrested two bouncers employed by a West Village nightclub after it was found they carried fake security licenses. During an inspection on Sun., April 26, around 1:30 a.m., officers questioned the so-called guards, Willie Jones, 41, and Dennis Kennedy, 35, and asked them to show proper ID. But both licenses — read more here »

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Police Blotter, April 25, 2013

Molester gets 8 years The man convicted of groping a 10-year-old girl near Gramercy Park last May has been sentenced to eight years in prison, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on April 22. Timothy Gillette, 63, was convicted of first-degree sexual abuse by a New York State Supreme Court jury on March 13. According read more here »

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Police Blotter, April 18, 2013

Booked in sick plot A former librarian arrested by federal agents on Mon., April 15, is accused of planning with accomplices to kidnap, rape, torture and kill women and children. Robert Asch, 61, who was a librarian at Stuyvesant High School, was arrested by the F.B.I. at his Greenwich Village apartment in the Saint Germain, read more here »

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