Police said that on Thurs. Nov. 1, around 1:10
p.m., inside a residential building in the vicinity of
St. Mark’s Place and Second Ave., a burglar gained
entry into a 38-year-old man’s apartment through
the unsecured front door. Once inside, he removed
the victim’s camera equipment, jewelry and a trolley
suitcase. The individual fl ed on foot with the rolling
suitcase eastbound on St. Marks Place.
On Wed., Nov. 7, around 4:15 p.m., according to
police, the same guy got inside of an apartment of
a 30-year-old woman in the vicinity of E. Third St.
and First Ave. through an unsecured rear bedroom
window. Again, he took the victim’s camera equipment,
jewelry and a trolley suitcase, and fl ed on foot
on E. Third St.
The suspect is black, last seen wearing a black
baseball cap, a white hooded sweater, a black vest,
dark-colored jeans and gray-and-white sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Police
Department’s Crime Stoppers Hotline, at 800-577-
TIPS, or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips
can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web
site, www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter at @
NYPDTips or by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and
then entering TIP577. All tips are confi dential.
The Errand Grocery and Deli, at Eighth Ave. and
W. 13 St., was robbed on Mon., Aug. 27, at 2:50 a.m.,
according to police. A store employee said a man entered
the deli and had a “dark brown gun” and demanded
money. The robber then picked up a knife
from the deli area and walked back to the register,
which the employee opened and the crook took about
$500 cash. The thief then dropped the knife near the
register and fl ed north toward W. 14 St. Video surveillance
from the deli was later available, along with
video at other nearby locations.
Thomas Jackson, 50, was arrested Nov. 7 for felony
On Wed., Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m., a man stood outside
the New York City Human Resources Administration
building at 12 W. 14th St. and shouted obscene
and abusive language at building security, police said.
When an H.R.A. security offi cer told the man to
move because he was blocking the front entrance, he
refused, spat on the offi cer and grabbed the door and
broke its inside handle. Edward Bullock, 31, was arrested
by the H.R.A. offi cer for misdemeanor criminal
Around 4 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 7, three shoplifters
stole items from two high-end Soho fashion shops, the
Gucci store at 63 Wooster St. and the Louis Vuitton
shop at 116 Greene St., according to a police report.
A male witness in the Gucci store said that three
people entered and then removed a handbag, with a
woman hiding it in her black shoulder bag as all three
At the second location, the robbers would go on
to steal three wallets and an Alma BB Louis Vuitton
A surveillance camera image of an alleged
East Village burglar. His M.O. seems to be always
to flee with at least one piece of rolling
bag. The fi ve stolen items’ total value was $7,590.
Video was available at the fi rst location. Two suspects
were arrested on Nov. 7, Luz Garcia, 34, and
Felix Miranda, 46, for felony grand larceny. None of
the stolen items were recovered.
On Mon., Nov. 5, at 4 p.m., an employee of an
unoccupied residential building up for sale at 11 W.
Ninth St. entered and found an unknown man lying
on the fi rst-fl oor stair landing, police said. The employee
told the intruder he couldn’t be there, to which
the man replied, “Why? This space is empty.”
The man then left, and further investigation found
the front door damaged and two mirrored medicine
cabinets in the building to be broken, along with water
damage from a faucet having been left on. Cellphone
video was taken by the building employee.
Two days later on Nov. 7, Timoor Girodes, 41, was
arrested for felony burglary.
On Sat., Nov. 10 at 3 a.m., a man was walking home
when he realized he forgot his wallet on the counter
inside the lingerie shop Sexy Boutique, at 155 Eighth
Ave., according to police. The man, 36, went back
but the store employee said he didn’t see his property.
The man looked around the store and found his wallet
in a trash bin with $225 cash removed. He told
police there are cameras at the shop, but there are
currently no leads of who the thief is, and the case
10th Ave. freeze out
An cop spotted a man making graffi ti on the sidewalk
without permission at Tenth Ave. and 26 St.,
around 11 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 10, police said. The man
used a green spray-paint can on a cutout stencil of
various words, and after being searched, he was reportedly
found to have other “graffi ti instruments”
on him, as well. Kimron Lucas, 35, was arrested for
making graffi ti, a misdemeanor.
A harassment report was fi led about an alleged incident
at the Highline Ballroom at 431 W. 16th St.
on Sun., Nov. 11, at 1:30 a.m., police said. A woman,
25, was dancing in the live music venue, when she
bumped into a bouncer, who then forcefully grabbed
her by the arms and led her out of the nightclub, causing
the woman “alarm and annoyance,” according to
the report, which said the bouncer’s identity was unknown.
Around 3 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 10, an unknown person
banged loudly fi ve times on a man’s apartment
door at 428 W. 26 St, causing the resident to be
alarmed, according to police. He also told police that
when he came home earlier in the day, someone had
urinated in front of his door. It was unknown if the
same person committed both acts, and there were no
leads in the report.
A police report was fi led for misdemeanor illegal
eviction, during a domestic disturbance on Fri., Nov.
9, at 1:15 a.m. in an apartment at 620 W. 42nd St.,
according to police. A woman, 31, told police that her
husband argued with her over their impending divorce,
and also about her not paying rent. She said that her
hubbie, 37, then yanked her out of the apartment and
tossed her belongings out the door, saying, “Get out
now!” About an hour later, the husband agreed to let
his wife back in. The man was not arrested.
Cut and dry
Police are on the trail of a razor-wielding nut job
who slashed a man on State St. on Nov. 10.
The victim told police the suspect sliced his head
and neck with the box cutter between Pearl and
Whitehall Sts. at 5:43 p.m., before hightailing it on
Paramedics found the victim bloodied, but alert,
and took him to New York Downtown Hospital for
treatment, cops said.
and Colin Mixson
4 November 15, 2018 CNW Schneps Community News Group