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POLICE BLOTTER

40th PCT.

THURS, MAY 7th, 4:45 a.m. – 802 Melrose Ave. Police are looking for the male who forced his way into the home of a woman. The male who kicked the door in assaulted the female victim.

FRI, MAY 8th, 10:10 p.m. – 634 Morris Ave. Police arrested another person who was in possession of an unregistered weapon. Recovered by authorities was a 380-caliber pistol.

SAT, MAY 9th, 6:20 a.m. – Bruckner Blvd. Police investigators were summoned to St. Barnabas Hospital. A Latino man arrived at the hospital seeking help for a stab wound. Officials indicated that the man was suffering from a wound to the groin area.

TUES, MAY 12th, 12:55 p.m. – St. Mary’s St. and Beekman Ave. Police investigators are faced with a homicide inquiry. A Hispanic woman was stabbed to death in a neighborhood park. The second victim, a black male, was also stabbed, but medical officials indicated that the male victim was in stable condition. Local detectives are conducting the inquiry.

41st PCT.

TUES, MAY 12th, 11:05 p.m. – 958 Prospect Ave. A suspect was arrested after police recovered a 45-caliber semi-automatic pistol. The weapon was vouched for use during the court trail.

42nd PCT.

THURS, MAY 7th, 2:15 p.m. - 961 East 174 St. An unidentified suspect was charged with criminal mischief after breaking the window of a police vehicle.

SAT, MAY 9th, 1:10 a.m. – East 173 St. and Vyse Ave. The driver of a scooter was admitted to a local hospital in critical condition. An accident occurred between the scooter and a taxi. Police investigating the incident believe that there was no criminality involved on the part of the taxi driver. The scooter operator was reported to be brain dead.

43rd PCT.

WED, MAY 6th, 10:50 p.m. – 1444 Beach Ave. As family members were worried about the welfare of a 12-year-old male, police officers were busy searching for the missing child. The information about the young boy was sent citywide; Transit Police Officers in Brooklyn located the child.

FRI, MAY 8th, 12:10 p.m. – 1161 Elder Ave. Police are looking into a shooting that sent a 20-year-old male to a hospital. The young victim had been shot in the leg officials reported.

SAT, MAY 9th, 2:05 p.m. – 5 Station Court. Authorities were forced to use mace on a 24-year-old black male. The young man resisted arrest and after being mace, he was taken into custody.

TUES, MAY 12th, 3:30 p.m. – 950 Olmstead Ave. Undercover police officers grabbed a suspect who was in possession of an unregistered handgun. Taken off the East Bronx streets was a 38-caliber revolver.

44th PCT.

MON, MAY 11th, 1:55 a.m. – Townsend Ave. and East Mount Eden Ave. The staff at Saint Barnabas Hospital treated a 46-year-old Hispanic man who was reported to be in serious condition. The man was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed in the chest. Detectives are looking for the culprit.

MON, MAY 11th, 11:30 a.m. – 306 East 171 St. Police are looking for two black males who at gun point forced their way into the victim’s home. The occupant escaped injury, but the two culprits fled with seven hundred in cash, besides a cell phone. Detectives have been assigned to conduct an inquiry.

MON, MAY 11th, 5:50 p.m. – Clay Ave. and East 168 St. A Hispanic male required medical assistance after being attacked in the Morrisiana community. The injured male was taken to Lincoln Medical Center where he was treated for a bullet wound to the right thigh.

MON, MAY 11th, 7:45 p.m. – 3125 Park Ave. Police are looking into a shooting that sent a female to a local hospital. The woman was suffering a bullet would to the upper chest. Detectives are conducting an inquiry.

MON, MAY 11th, 9:30 p.m. - 1060 Morris Ave. The emergency room staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated the victim of a stabbing. The Hispanic male was stabbed on the left side in the area of the abdomen. Investigators are looking into this attack.

45th PCT.

THURS, MAY 7th, 2:30 p.m. – Williamsbridge Rd. and Chesbrough Ave. A search was conducted for a 35-year-old male who at gunpoint robbed a van. The search apparently was unproductive for the law enforcement officers.

THURS, MAY 7th, 3:10 a.m. – 2774 Dewey Ave. Two suspects were arrested by police officers from Housing’s PSA # 8. A 31-year-old man and a woman were arrested when officials found them with a 380-caliber pistol.

FRI, MAY 8th, 11:20 a.m. – Police are looking to question a Hispanic male in his forties. The man is accused of forcing a younger female to have sex with him.

SUN, MAY 10th, 5:40 p.m. – Another gun was removed from Bronx streets due to the actions of a patrol officer. This time police recovered a 380-caliber pistol that was not registered.

46th PCT.

WED, MAY 6th, 8:30 p.m. – 2120 Ryer Ave. A suspect was arrested by police officers as they removed another illegal weapon from Bronx streets. This time a 357-caliber magnum revolver was recovered by local police officers.

FRI, MAY 8th, 12:35 a.m. – 1848 Monroe Ave. The medical staff at St. Barnabas Hospital came to the aid of a 23-year-old Hispanic male. An unknown person had assaulted the young male. Detectives are looking into the incident.

SAT, MAY 9th, 7:05 a.m. – 360 East 184 St. Police officers were summoned after shots had been fired. Arriving police officers indicated that no injuries were reported. Detectives are looking into the incident.

SAT, MAY 9th, 8:10 p.m. – 2 West 172 St. A 23 year old black male was arrested and police recovered an illegal handgun from the male culprit. Vouched was a 44-caliber revolver authorities indicated.

SUN, MAY 10th, 12:20 a.m. - 1571 Undercliff Ave. Authorities are looking into a double shooting. A male suffering from a bullet wound to the shin was transported to Lincoln Medical Center. A second victim, a woman was shot in the ear. She was treated at St. Barnabas Hospital. Police officials responded to gather information about the incident.

SUN, MAY 10th, 12:55 a.m. – Davidson Ave. and West 177 St. Police were alerted that a cab driver had been shot. The man, 37-year-old Roberto Pita, apparently died as the results of being shot several times during the robbery. The driver crashed his vehicle into the side of a wall of a neighborhood school in an attempt to trap the culprit. The victim died at the scene, but in the rear seat, was the culprit trapped in the mangled vehicle along with a gun waiting to be rescued.

SUN, MAY 10th, 2:25 p.m. – 340 East 184 St. Police officials conducted a search for a suspect from a previous crime. The actions of the police officers proved to be unrewarding since they were unable to locate the culprit.

SUN, MAY 10th, 11:45 p.m. – 2274 Jerome Ave. Police officers while on patrol arrested a suspect who was in possession of an illegal gun. Taken off the streets this time was a semi-automatic pistol.

47th PCT.

WED, MAY 6th, 1:50 p.m. – 4257 Carpenter Ave. A search was conducted for two male culprits. The unidentified pair entered a grocery store. Once inside they pulled out a handgun while removing some six hundred dollars from the Snack Box store.

SAT, MAY 9th, 2:00 a.m. – Edson Ave. Police are looking for two black males. The unknown pair robbed an off duty city worker at gunpoint.

SAT, MAY 9th, 11:00 p.m. – Bronx River Pkwy. and City Line. Emergency units from several different departments from both New York City and Westchester County responded to a call that an SUV went off the parkway. The caller indicated that there were several people inside the vehicle. Westchester County public safety teams were the first on the scene. A police officer from Yonkers entered the Bronx River and pulled a 17-year-old boy out of the waterway, as other drivers continued to rush to the scene. The teen was rushed to nearby Lawrence Hospital where he expired within an hour. Drivers continued to search including members of NYPD’s Air Sea Rescue Unit. Emergency Service Squads 3 and 4, and other NYPD drivers, and firefighters supported their effects. No other victims were located.

SUN, MAY 10th, 5:50 a.m. – The staff at Jacobi Medical Center treated a 19-year-old girl who had apparently been raped by two black males. Police investigators are looking into the incident.

48th PCT.

WED, MAY 6th, 5:00 p.m. – 1910 Arthur Ave. A Hispanic male bus driver was arrested after police found him in possession of a controlled substance. The man was arrested after he was found with heroin on a school bus.

THURS, MAY 7th, 5:10 p.m. – 4268 Third Ave. An unidentified female assaulted a traffic agent. The woman, about 35 years old, slapped the city worker. Currently, investigators are looking for the culprit.

49th PCT.

WED, MAY 6th, 3:50 p.m. – 1650 East Gun Hill Rd. A black male attempted to rob the local branch of the Chase Manhattan bank. The unidentified culprit passed a note to a teller demanding money. No money was handed to the would-be thief who fled empty handed. Additional police officers were deployed into the area but their searches proved to be fruitless.

FRI, MAY 8th, 5:25 a.m. – Arnow and Laconia Aves. A 357-caliber revolver was recovered and vouched by the arresting police officer. The unidentified suspect could be facing a year in jail.

SUN, MAY 10th, 3:20 p.m. – 2810 Olinville Ave. Police authorities were busy trying to gather information about a shooting that sent two persons to Jacobi Medical Center, afterwards, they were reported in stable condition. A 22-year-old black male was shot in both the right hand and also the stomach. The second victim, his 52-year-old mother, was wounded in the right leg. The culprit was described possibly as a teenager.

50th PCT.

WED, MAY 6th, 10:05 a.m. – 120 West 231 St. A 60 year old man was arrested after authorities investigated a complaint from a student. A 13-year-old girl received a bump to the side of her head after the 60-year-old male slammed the door on her.

FRI, MAY 8th, 7:10 p.m. – 3140 Goodwin Terrace. Police found a person with an unregistered handgun. Vouched by authorities was a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol.

SAT, MAY 9th, 12:05 p.m. – 3083 Heath Ave. Police were summoned to an apartment after a fire was extinguished. Officials indicated that there was an electrical fire inside what should have been a normal home. Instead, officials found a farm – that was a marijuana farm loaded with plants besides heating lamps. Recovered were over four hundred plants. Investigators were called to the scene and are going to looking for the person who rented the apartment.

SAT, MAY 9th, 12:25 p.m. – West 252 St. and Henry Hudson Pkwy. No injuries were reported after a tractor-trailer struck an overpass on the parkway.

TUES, MAY 12th, 1:35 a.m. – Riverdale. Police officials arrested a 56-year-old male after he threatened a public official. Investigating officers arrested the male suspect who was charged with threatening the mayor.

52nd PCT.

SAT, MAY 9th, 10:45 p.m. – Valentine Ave. and East 203 St. Police investigators are looking into a shooting. The victim was treated at Saint Barnabas Hospital after being struck in the back by a blast from a shotgun.

SUN, MAY 10th, 1:05 a.m. – Decatur Ave. and Oliver Pl. Police recovered another illegal handgun. This time a 380-caliber pistol was vouched causing the weapon to be turned over to the property clerk.

SUN, MAY 10th, 2:00 a.m. – Authorities are looking into a report that an 18-year-old Hispanic female was raped by a black male believed to be in his thirties. The victim was taken to North Central Bronx Hospital for medical attention.

TUES, MAY 12th, 3:40 a.m. – 3050 Perry Ave. Police took a Latino man into custody after he was found with an unregistered handgun. Police recovered a 9-mm pistol from the man’s possession.

Housing

SAT, MAY 9th, 6:10 p.m. – 1368 Webster Ave. A black male died in less then 24 hours after being stabbed at the city’s Butler Houses. The male victim died the following morning at a local hospital after suffering a stab wound to the neck. Investigators arrested a suspect. Police officers from PSA # 7 and detectives from the 42nd Pct. are handling this incident.

TUES, MAY 12th, 3:40 p.m. – 1720 Seward Ave. Police officers from Housing’s PSA # 8 arrested a city worker. The employee, who worked for the Housing Authority, was found in possessing marijuana.

TUES, MAY 12th, 9:40 p.m. – 2801 Dewey Ave. A shooting occurred at the Throggs Neck Houses but police were not notified right away about the incident. The male victim appeared at Jacobi Medical Center on his own suffering from a bullet wound to the right forearm. Housing PSA # 8 patrol officers are working with detectives from the 45th Squad.

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