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Missing L.E.S. man The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Lower East Side man who has been missing for two weeks. Jason Diaz, 40, pictured above, was last seen Thurs., Nov. 1, around 3 a.m., as he was leaving his home at 91 Pitt St., police said. Diaz was wearing read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Nov. 8, 2012

Bar bullies busted Police busted two weapon-wielding thugs early on Wed., Oct. 31, after they reportedly went out of their way to start trouble in a Greenwich Village bar. Shane Mecgiollioa, 35, and Joseph Delgado, 48, may have been looking to party when they strolled into Wicked Willy’s bar at 149 Bleecker St. around 3:45 read more here »

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Police Blotter, Oct. 25, 2012

15 years for L.E.S. rapist The man who pleaded guilty to raping and robbing a 28-year-old-woman on the Lower East Side in 1998 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Mon., Oct. 23. Lerio Guerrero, 33, pleaded guilty on Oct. 9 to all counts of the indictment: read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Oct.18, 2012

Murder suspect caught Police have collared the prime suspect in a fatal shooting outside a Lower East Side barbershop two weeks ago. Joshua Nunez, 21, of Bushwick, was arrested on Monday, and has been charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, police said. Nunez allegedly shot Nolita resident Charles Fernandez, 29, after an read more here »

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Murder suspect flees U.S. The man suspected of brutally murdering a suburban youth soccer coach in Union Square on Sun., Oct. 7, has reportedly evaded authorities by fleeing to Mexico. The suspect — alternately known as Orlando Orea or Orlando Gutierrez, 32, of Queens — bought a one-way ticket with cash and flew out of read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 4, 2012

Man shot on E. 12th Police are hunting for a suspect who shot a man at E. 12th St. and Avenue C, just outside the Campos Plaza public housing development in the East Village early on Mon., Oct. 1. The unknown suspect fired several shots shortly after midnight, police said, one of which struck a read more here »

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Police Blotter, Sept. 20, 2012

Book-signing fireworks Police are looking for whoever broke in and placed fireworks inside a West Village tea shop the night before mob daughter Rita Gigante’s Sept. 18 appearance there to sign copies of her new book. An employee of the Sullivan Street Tea & Spice Company, at 208 Sullivan St., was opening up on the read more here »

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Police Blotter, Sept. 13, 2012

‘Glove Bandit’ guilty The bank robber known as the “White Glove Bandit” pleaded guilty to holding up two Greenwich Village banks on Tues., Sept. 11, in Manhattan Federal Court. Michael McManus, 43, had been arrested in Tompkins Square Park in April, and was turned over to the F.B.I. due to his long record of robberies, read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of Sept. 6, 2012

Soho vendors sue police Five Soho street vendors are suing the New York Police Department’s First Precinct, claiming that officers unlawfully confiscated their carts and merchandise during a May 17 raid. Matthew Shapiro, a staff attorney for the Street Vendor Project at the Lower Manhattan-based Urban Justice Center, announced on Wed., Sept. 5, that the read more here »

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Police Blotter, Week of August 30, 2012

Rape suspect sketch Police released a sketch (above) on Fri., Aug. 24, of the man they believe raped a woman in a Greenwich Village massage parlor the week before. The suspect entered the Body Work massage parlor, at 85 Washington Place, around 10 a.m. Fri., Aug. 17, according to police. After pretending to be a read more here »

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