Crime

Delivery Worker Slashed and Mugged in Ridge Street Condo

Posted December 1, 2021 at 5:07 am

A food delivery worker on the job was slashed across the face Sunday evening while in the elevator of a luxury condo building on Ridge Street, according to police. The unidentified victim, a 29-year-old man, had been in the elevator of 78 Ridge Street (Ridge Street Residences nee River Ridge Condo) when he was approached by […]

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Pregnant Woman Shot by Parolee Boyfriend on LES Dies

Posted November 23, 2021 at 5:06 am

A pregnant woman shot by her parolee boyfriend earlier this month died of her injuries last Thursday. The 27-year-old victim, who was about three months pregnant with the gunman’s baby, had been on life support since the November 11 incident, according to published reports. As previously reported, the perp – Bronx resident Dennis Fredricks, a […]

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Homeless Man Slashed in Bowery Subway Station

Posted November 22, 2021 at 5:03 am

A feud between two homeless men in a Lower East Side subway station turned bloody Friday afternoon, when one was slashed. The victim was cut during the purported argument on the J train platform at the Bowery Station at about 1:45pm, according to cops. Bleeding from a gash wound to his head, he stumbled to […]

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Two Construction Vehicles Catch Fire in East River Park as Resiliency Work Remains Halted

Posted November 15, 2021 at 5:09 am

Two construction vehicles situated in East River Park caught fire Friday night, and the blaze was seen burning from the FDR roadway. The two vehicles had been stationed behind the fence at the Brian Watkins Tennis Center underneath the Williamsburg Bridge, and allegedly caught fire at around 11:30pm. The city’s massive, $1.45 billion East Side […]

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Suspect Accused of Shooting Pregnant Girlfriend on LES Arrested in New Jersey

Posted November 15, 2021 at 5:04 am

A parolee accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend during an argument in her Lower East Side apartment was arrested Friday in New Jersey, police said. The gunman, Bronx resident Dennis Fredricks, reportedly fired two or three shots at his pregnant girlfriend in the Vladeck Houses at 8:45pm Thursday night. He quickly fled the scene. Officers […]

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Death of LES Toddler Ruled Homicide After Cocaine and Fentanyl Found in System

Posted November 11, 2021 at 5:05 am

The tragic death of a 22-month-old baby boy over the summer has been ruled a homicide, police announced Wednesday. The city medical examiner’s office determined that the toddler died from acute intoxication — with amounts of fentanyl and cocaine found in his system. Charles Rosa-Velloso died the morning of June 17 in the Baruch Houses, […]

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Clayton’s Corner: A Crisis of Crime on the LES

Posted November 9, 2021 at 5:01 am

A crisis is happening in our community. I am sure most of you are aware of how dangerous our neighborhood has become. Little news. Not sure what we can do except tell each other to be careful. At night, I tend not to wander the streets as much anymore, but sometimes head to crime scenes. […]

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Gompers Houses Tenant Arrested for Setting Fire to Sleeping Drug Addict in the Hallway

Last modified November 9, 2021 at 10:06 am

A resident of Samuel Gompers Houses is in custody for setting ablaze a sleeping drug addict in the hallway. Police responded to a 911 call from the Pitt Street housing project around 5:00pm Friday evening. The critically-injured man, believed to be a homeless man in his thirties, frequently snoozed in the halls and stairwells of […]

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Queens Man Arrested in Connection with Stabbing Death of Grubhub Delivery Worker on LES

Posted October 25, 2021 at 5:12 am

Police announced Friday night the arrest of the suspect wanted in connection with the murder of a Grubhub deliveryman last week. Joseph Sandoval, 23, from Jamaica, Queens, was collared Thursday and charged with one count of murder in the stabbing death of Sala Miah. As reported, Miah had taken a post-shift break in Sara D. […]

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NYPD Sergeant Injured as High Motorcyle Driver Rams Through Delancey Street Checkpoint

Posted October 25, 2021 at 5:02 am

An evasive motorcycle driver, allegedly high on drugs, was arrested Saturday night after striking a female police officer on Delancey Street. The accident transpired at about 10:00pm at a checkpoint in the intersection of Suffolk Street by the Williamsburg Bridge. Police said the officer, a sergeant, attempted to stop the motorcycle while coming off the […]

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