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Police Blotter

40th PCT.

SAT, JULY 19th, 2:10 a.m. – 680 Tinton Ave. An inquiry was started after authorities were alerted that a 34 year old black male was shot several times. The man was suffering from bullet wounds to the back, leg, and abdomen areas resulting with hospital officials indicating that the man was in critical condition at Lincoln Medical Center.

TUES, JULY 22nd, 11:45 p.m. – 795 East 151 St. The emergency room staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated two Hispanic men who had been stabbed. The two victims, ages 25 and 27, were reported to be in stable condition at the facility after being treated by the highly skilled medical staff. Meanwhile, detectives are looking into the incident, gathering facts and evidence.

41st PCT.

TUES, JULY 22nd, 4:00 a.m. – Kelly St. and East 163 St. The staff at Einstein Hospital treated an unexpected patient. A male walked into the facility suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. Police were called to the hospital where the inquiry was started.

42nd PCT.

SAT, JULY 19th, 1:40 a.m. – 1224 Union Ave. Police investigators are looking into an incident where two males had been shot. Local investigators have been assigned to the inquiry.

SUN, JULY 20th, 10:20 p.m. – 3204 Park Ave. Police were summoned to an apartment house after evidence of a shooting was discovered. Authorities indicated that two-shell casing were discovered causing officials to conduct a search of the building. Next officials found blood in the building’s hallway, followed by the body of a large dog being discovered in an incinerator room. The inquiry is ongoing.  

43rd PCT.

WED, JULY 16th, 3:20 p.m. – Bronx River and Westchester Ave. Two police officers were transported to Jacobi Medical Center. The pair were in a vehicle accident while on duty, suffering from hand and pelvis injuries. They were both reported in stable condition.

44th PCT.

FRI, JULY 18th, 2:00 a.m. – 1185 Morris Ave. A group of males invaded a home. The group consisting of at lease 4 males and armed with a handgun robbed the occupants of two separate apartments. The first victim was robbed of an unknown amount of money while the occupant in an adjacent building was robbed of unknown property. Only one victim was injured authorities reported.

SAT, JULY 19th, 4:25 a.m. – 1514 Townsend Ave. A 41-year-old Hispanic male was shot in the right foot by a culprit. The injured man was treated at St. Barnabas Hospital as police investigators started to look into the incident.  

SUN, JULY 20th, 9:00 p.m. – 1376 University Ave. Three police officers received minor injuries while bring a 22-year-old man into custody. The black male stole a livery cab. Police arriving at the scene gave chase and nabbed the culprit. Three officers were injured and received medical care at Jacobi Medical Center.

MON, JULY 21st, 12:00 p.m. – 1155 Jerome Ave. Some say it might have been a lover’s quarrel that lead to a male being sliced in the neck. The victim was admitted to Lincoln Medical Center for emergency treatment. Afterwards, authorities learned that there was an active warrant outstanding for the victim. Authorities then arrested the victim in addition to his attacker.

45th PCT.

MON, JULY 21st, 4:40 p.m. – 99 Drieser Loop. Investigators were summoned to a parking garage in the northern section of Co-op City. Up on the 4th floor parking area a person had discovered that a swastika had been drawn. The incident is under investigation by specially police officers.  

46th PCT.

THURS, JULY 17th, 12:35 p.m. – 2195 Walton Ave. Authorities are looking into a shooting. The victim, an unidentified male was suffering from a bullet wound when found by local police officers. An inquiry is underway.

SUN, JULY 20th, 2:30 a.m. – 1872 Monroe Ave. Police arrested a 29-year-old Hispanic male. The man was nabbed by authorities along with a 25-caliber semi-automatic pistol.

SUN, JULY 20th, 11:30 p.m. – Tiebout Ave. and East 184 St. A stabbing sent a 19-year-old black teen to St. Barnabas Hospital. The teen was found with a wound to the chest area. Detectives from the Ryer Ave. Squad have been assigned to conduct the inquiry. 

47th PCT.

WED, JULY 16th, 12:55 a.m. – East 222 St. and Barnes Ave. Authorities were alerted that a shooting had occurred after the victim arrived at a medical facility seeking assistance. The unidentified male walked into Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center looking for assistance for a bullet wound to the lower back area. Investigators questioning a female who had driven the injured man to the hospital arrested her after it was discovered that she was in possession of a gun. The weapon was not connected to the previous shooting officials indicated. 

WED, JULY 16th, 9:25 p.m. – 3861 Barnes Ave. Additional police officers were deployed into the Wakefield area after a male was shot once in the shoulder. The injured man was transported to Jacobi Medical Center for treatment. 

THURS, JULY 17th, 2:45 a.m. – 3511 Paulding Ave. A suspect was arrested by undercover police officers. The arrested culprit was charged with illegal possession of a gun after a 357-caliber pistol was removed from street use.

THURS, JULY 17th, 10:55 a.m. – 665 Burke Ave. A Hispanic male was taken into custody after he informed authorities that he had killed a prostitute. The man barricaded himself inside the apartment keeping police officers at bay. Specially trained police officers from the Emergency Service Squad were able to gain entry into the apartment where they found the lifeless body of a woman. Her throat had been slashed.

FRI, JULY 18th, 3:00 a.m. – Schieffelin Ave. and Baychester Ave. A member of the Bronx Anti-Crime Unit made five arrests as a weapon was recovered. Removed from the street was a 32-caliber pistol.

SAT, JULY 19th, 10:00 p.m. – White Plains Rd. and East 241 St. Undercover police officers arrested two teenagers. The pair was charged with illegal possession of a gun. Officials report that gun was a 25-caliber semi-automatic pistol.

SUN, JULY 20th, 10:40 a.m. – A 21 year old woman informed authorities that she had been raped. The attacker was a male whom the victim had met at a club. An inquiry is underway.

SUN, JULY 20th, 9:15 p.m. – 646 East 241 St. Detectives are looking into a reported commercial robbery. At gun point the culprit made off with an unknown amount of property.

TUES, JULY 22nd, 10:45 p.m. – White Plains Rd. and East 243 St. Another gun was removed from Wakefield streets by under-cover police officers. This time a defaced 9-mm pistol was removed from possible street use. Arrested was a 17-year-old black male.

48th PCT.

MON, JULY 21st, 11:30 p.m. – Cross Bronx Expwy. and Third Ave. A person impersonating a police investigator at an accident scene was arrested. An officer from Highway 1 arrested the impersonator. The culprit was in possession of a police detective badge.

49th PCT.

THURS, JULY 17th, 9:05 a.m. – 836 Rhinelander Ave. Three black males invaded a home taken the owners licensed handgun. The three culprits were displaying identification cards and badges. Additional police officers were redeployed into the community to help search for the trio.

TUES, JULY 22nd, 12:35 a.m. – 1219 Adee Ave. One person was slightly injured as shots rang out. An unidentified culprit fired the bullets into the lobby’s door. Only one person reported any injuries, and those were determined to be minor. The incident is under scrutiny.

TUES, JULY 22nd, 11:20 p.m. – 741 Lydig Ave. An explosion inside a Chinese restaurant injured one person according to officials. Firefighters and police officers raced to the scene along with ambulance crews from the Emergency Medical Services. Officials indicated that the building was secured and the injured person was treated at Jacobi Medical Center.  

52nd PCT.

THURS, JULY 17th, 1:35 p.m. – 2627 Marion Ave. A search was perform for two males who conducted an armed robbery. Two Hispanic males armed with a gun took an unknown amount of jewelry and two hundred in cash from their victim. The pair was seen fleeing along East 194 St.  

SAT, JULY 19th, 9:30 p.m. – 2647 Sedgwick Ave. A male kept police at bay for nearly two hours after having an argument with his wife. The man threatened to jump from the 4th floor fire escape after having an argument with his wife. The man climbed out onto the fire escape threatening to take his own life. Emergency Service Police Officers gained custody of the man after nearly a two-hour standoff.

Housing

SUN, JULY 20th, 12:35 a.m. – 735 Magenta St. A 15-year-old male was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center. The teen was suffering from a bullet wound to the abdomen area of the body. Officers from Housing’s PSA # 8 are assisting with the inquiry.

Fire Log

THURS, JULY 17th, 1:17 a.m. – 1988 Newbold Ave. Three children were injured in a fire that required four alarms worth of help before being placed under control. It took personnel from over 30 fire-fighting units to bring the blaze under control in about 100 minutes despite all their hard labor. Arriving on scene within minutes after being called, the smoke-eaters summoned additional help as soon as they saw flames dancing out of two windows on the top floor upon their arrival. Battalion 20 requested an addition engine company and ladder company before he arrived at the scene near the Cross Bronx Expressway. Bronx Fire Alarm Dispatchers informed responding units that there was a report of children trapped on the top floor. Within 10 minutes after the first fire truck arrived, a second alarm was sounded doubling the number of fire units already on scene. After that request, Division 7 ordered the response of two additional ladder units and two additional battalion chiefs. As the fire spread, additional hose lines were stretched and placed into operation. The conditions, still out of control caused the transmission of a third alarm at 1:42 a.m. and a 4th alarm at 2:05 a.m. The fire had entered the cockloft and throat areas of the structure. Another hour went by before the fire in the six-story building was declared under control. All three children were suffering from smoke inhalation officials indicated. Four firefighters were treated for various injuries as Red Cross officials relocated the building occupants since firefighters were forced to evacuate the entire building, leaving 200 people homeless.

SUN, JULY 20th, 10:30 a.m. – Bruckner Expwy. and East 138 St. Seven persons required medical assistance after a vehicle accident occurred. Three ambulances from the Emergency Medical Services treated and transported the injured to near-by hospitals.

MON, JULY 21st, 1:35 a.m. – East 236 St. and Byron Ave. One firefighter was injured while extinguishing a fire in the Wakefield area.

MON, JULY 21st, 4:40 a.m. – 3554 DeKalb Ave. The crew from a Emergency Medical Service ambulance treated a firefighter who required medical help for an injury received while fighting a fire.

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