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POLICE BLOTTER

40th PCT.

FRI, APRIL 24th, 2:10 p.m. – Wales Ave. and East 152 St. A teenage girl was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center. The 14-year-old Hispanic girl apparently fell one story off of a fire escape. She was rushed to the hospital where it was determined that the teen was only suffering from minor injuries.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 3:00 a.m. – Third Ave. and East 153 St. Police opened up a criminal investigation after learning that a male had been attacked. The victim arrived at Lincoln Medical Center suffering from a stab wound to the chest. Now detectives are looking into this incident.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 6:45 a.m. – East 138 St. and Cypress Ave. A 21-year-old male arrived at Lincoln Medical Center suffering from several stab wounds. The emergency room staff indicated that the male had been stabbed once in the shoulder and again in the abdomen area. Local sleuths will be conducting the following up inquiry.

MON, APRIL 27th, 8:50 a.m. – 281 East 153 St. Authorities believe that a 63-year-old man took his own life. The man’s body was discovered after he apparently hung himself.

MON, APRIL 27th, 8:45 p.m. – 601 Oak Terrace. A 33-year-old black male was found shot, but expired in less then an hour despite effects to assist him. The man had been shot twice in the torso besides one bullet wound to the head. The victim expired shortly after 9 p.m. authorities indicated.

MON, APRIL 27th, 10:20 p.m. – 304 East 134 St. The staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated a 23-year-old Hispanic male for a stab wound. The man was reported in stable condition at the hospital.

41st PCT.

TUES, APRIL 28th, 11:55 p.m. – Manida St. and Hunts Point Ave. The staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated a male shooting victim. The Hispanic male went to the medical facility seeking help for a bullet wound to the left leg. Now detectives will interview the victim beside look for witnesses.

42nd PCT.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 1:05 a.m. – Prospect Ave. and Freeman St. Two persons were arrested as results of a shooting. Police officers looking into the incident indicated that there was a 20-year-old black male who had been shot. Upon being called to Lincoln Medical Center, police officers found a 20-year-old male who arrived at the hospital on his own. The young man was suffering from a bullet wound to the calf. Other police officers arrested a male who was in possession of a 22-caliber revolver. It was indicated that this culprit was not responsible for the shooting. However, investigators checking information about this incident arrested the victim since he had an outstanding warrant previously issued for his arrest.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 1:10 a.m. – Lyman Pl. and East 169 St. A teenager was arrested after a police officer found him in possession of a handgun. The 17-year-old male had a 22-caliber pistol when patrol officers arrested him.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 1:30 p.m. – 1554 Minford Ave. Police officers were assigned to a neighborhood church that was being used as a site for a gun buy-back program. In return, authorities were offering to provide cash for each weapon turned in without any questions being asked. During the event, a person came to the house of worship, the New Gospel Temple Church of God in Christ carrying a live hand grenade. As the church was evacuated, Emergency Service Squad officers were summoned who in turn requested the Bomb Squad. Upon examination, it was determined that the device was real and would have to be taken out of the building and away from the community. A police explosive containment vehicle was request and sent from Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn as other specialized units responded to the scene. The grenade was removed from the church by police officers wearing specialized equipment and safely transported to the police range at Rodman’s Neck where it was safely detonated.

43rd PCT.

WED, APRIL 22nd, 9:00 a.m. – Westchester and St. Lawrence Aves. Bronxites reached out to the police after they realized that that four children were left abandoned. Apparently the two parents had a dispute out on the street leaving the four children behind. Police officers responded and handled the situation at hand.

WED, APRIL 22nd, 12:00 p.m. – 2040 East Tremont Ave. Authorities are looking into an armed robbery. Two culprits robbed a garage clerk at gunpoint of one thousand dollars in cash besides a cell phone.

FRI, APRIL 24th, 12:50 a.m. – 1810 Bruckner Blvd. An undercover police officer arrested a 27-year-old man who was in possession of an illegal gun. When arrested, Tremel Rosario was in possession of a 40-caliber pistol. He could face a year behind bars if found guilty in court. Members of the Bronx Anti-Crime Unit made the arrest.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 1:35 a.m. – East 172 St. and Ward Ave. Undercover police officers removed another semi-automatic pistol off the Sound View area streets. Members from the Bronx Anti-Crime Unit vouched this time a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 2:40 a.m. – 1040 Elder Ave. Authorities are looking into an incident where three person were sent to area medical facilities after being shot. Local detectives are now handling the inquiry.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 9:10 p.m. – 1595 Unionport Rd. A domestic dispute ended with a woman being shot. The staff at Jacobi Medical Center treated the woman for a wound to the stomach. A suspect was arrested and authorities recovered a 22-caliber rifle.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 11:45 p.m. – 951 Colgate Ave. Police investigators are looking into a confirmed shooting. A male was treated at Jacobi Medical Center for a bullet wound. Local detectives will handle the inquiry.

TUES, APRIL 28th, 11:10 p.m. – Boynton Ave. and Bruckner Blvd. A teenager was arrested after a local police officer found him in possession of an illegal gun. The 18-year-old black male culprit was in possession of a 9-mm pistol that was vouched by police.

44th PCT.

WED, APRIL 22nd, 6:40 p.m. – Findley Ave. and East 166 St. A Bronx police officer removed an automatic pistol from the Morrisiana community. With an arrest, taken off the street and vouched was a Tech 9, nine-mm pistol.

FRI, APRIL 24th, 8:35 a.m. – 1000 Teller Ave. A schoolteacher held police at bay for three hours while he stayed inside a local school in the Morrisiana community. School officials and police safely evacuated 1200 students as police officials established a dialogue with the male teacher, a 28 year veteran of the education system. It was reported that a threat was made to blow up the school after having a dispute with education supervisors over student discipline. The 55-year-old male teacher locked himself inside his classroom, claiming that the computers were set with explosives. Parents rushed to the school complex to removed their children from the facility as highly trained members of the Hostage Negotiation Team arrived and started to play a critical role in the ongoing situation. Police experts kept the man calm trying to talk him into surrendering without anyone being injured. For nearly three hours, police wait until the teacher decided to turn himself in to the officials. Now, the teacher’s fate will be in the hands of a judge.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 12:05 a.m. – Teller Ave. and East 171 St. A teenager was arrested after police found him with an unregistered handgun. The 17-year-old Hispanic male was found with a 38-caliber revolver authorities indicated.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 1:35 a.m. – 186 East 164 St. Police are looking into a homicide. A person was found suffering from a bullet wound to the facial area, but expired at Lincoln Medical Center.

45th PCT.

THURS, APRIL 23rd, 2:30 p.m. – Bruckner Blvd. and East Tremont Ave. Police are searching for a male who kidnapped his former girlfriend’s new 23-year-old male interest. The male victim was taken at gunpoint to a home in Throggs Neck community mid-morning that belonged to a friend of the culprit’s. The victim managed to alert police to the occurrence. Plain-clothes police officers were deployed into the area, but the culprit upon being confronted by police managed to jump back into a white vehicle driving away from the law enforcement officials. Police pursued the vehicle through Throggs Neck. A shot was fired by a police officer, as the suspect apparently seemed to be reaching for a gun inside his car. The man escaped, but police later on found the vehicle besides a gun. Additional police officers and a police helicopter were deployed into the area to assist with the search.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 10:25 p.m. – 3637 Bruckner Blvd. A 29-year-old Hispanic male was arrested by local police officers. The culprit, Emilio Rivera, was nabbed while in possession of an unregistered handgun. Recovered and vouched by police was a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 11:45 p.m. – Burhe Ave. and Westchester Ave. A 32-year-old Hispanic male was transported to an area medical facility. Authorities were informed that a Latino male inside a black SUV had fired the shot. A search of the area was conducted by police, whom indicated that they were unable to locate the vehicle nor the culprit.

46th PCT.

THURS, APRIL 23rd, 9:00 a.m. – Authorities are looking for a male who assaulted a two-year-old child. When the child’s mother confronted the man, she was then assaulted. The staff at Saint Barnabas Hospital treated both victims as police started to search for the unidentified male.

THURS, APRIL 23rd, 8:35 p.m. – 2074 Morris Ave. Authorities are looking into a shooting that sent a male to St. Barnabas Hospital. The unidentified male victim was suffering from a bullet wound to the buttocks. He was reported to be in stable condition as the inquiry got underway.

FRI, APRIL 24th, 2:15 p.m. – 190 West Burnside Ave. A 43-year-old Hispanic male was taken off local street along with a revolver. Police found the Latino male with a 38-caliber pistol that was unregistered.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 8:10 p.m. – 2120 Ryer Ave. A 19-year-old male was arrested after police found him with an unregistered handgun.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 9:25 p.m. – 69 East 176 St. An 18 year old Hispanic male was arrested after he was found with a 22-caliber pistol. The teen could be facing a year in jail.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 5:20 p.m. – 1820 Phelan Pl. Police are looking for the culprit who shot a black male. The victim was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital suffering from a bullet wound to the head. Additional police officers were deployed into the West Burnside community.

MON, APRIL 27th, 2:15 p.m. – 2240 Walton Ave. Another gun was removed from the borough streets by local police officers. The arresting officer vouched this time a 380-caliber semi-automatic pistol.

47th PCT.

WED, APRIL 22nd, 11:40 p.m. – 4225 Carpenter Ave. Police were forced to open the door leading into the home of an emotionally disturbed person. Specially trained Emergency Service Squad Police Officers forced the door after the occupant refused to open the door. Once in the home, authorities learned that the person was suffering from a broken leg.

SAT, APRIL 25th, 10:30 p.m. – 3201 Bruner Ave. A weapon was recovered with four persons being arrested by police officers who were directed to investigate a report that shots had been fired. Authorities deployed additional police officers into the community to assist with various tasks in conjunction with the investigation.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 4:50 p.m. – 707 East 235 St. A 26 year old man was fighting for his life at Jacobi Medical Center. The male victim arrived at the medical facility suffering from a stab wound to the chest area. Detectives from the Laconia Ave police station will handle the inquiry.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 8:50 p.m. – 4227 Gunther Ave. Police officers looking into a report of shots being fired recovered four guns besides arresting a suspect. The weapons were vouched as evidence for the court proceedings.

48th PCT.

THURS, APRIL 23rd, 11:55 p.m. – Bryant Ave. and Boston Rd. A 51-year-old man was arrested after he was found with an unregistered gun. Police found the man in possession of a 25-caliber pistol.

FRI, APRIL 24th, 10:00 p.m. – 1997 Hughes Ave. A 39-year-old black male was arrested by local police officers. The suspect was charged with illegal possession of a gun. Recovered was a 22-caliber pistol.

49th PCT.

WED, APRIL 22nd, 10:05 a.m. – 2118 Lurting Ave. Authorities are looking into the death of an elderly man. The suspicious pass occurred when the 82-year-old man apparently hung himself from a nearby tree.

MON, APRIL 27th, 6:25 p.m. – 707 Allerton Ave. A suspect was arrested who had spit on a city traffic agent.

52nd PCT.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 3:10 a.m. – Webster Ave. and East 198 St. The staff at St. Barnabas Hospital treated two persons who had been shot. Police established a crime scene hoping to gather evidence that could provide them with needed information about the incident.

SUN, APRIL 26th, 4:15 a.m. – Webster Ave. and East 204 St. Authorities are looking in to a serious attack upon an unidentified male. The male victim was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition. Local detectives will conduct the follow-up inquiry.

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