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POLICE BLOTTER

40th PCT.

THURS, JULY 30th, 8:00 p.m. – Courtlandt Ave. and East 150 St. Under cover police officers bagged a suspect who was in possession of a 9-mm pistol in the area of the Hub. The officers are members of the Bronx Anti-Crime Unit who made the arrest.

FRI, JULY 31st, 12:55 a.m. – 320 East 156 St. A shooting apparently claimed the life of an unidentified male victim. Local police officers interviewed probable witnesses and searched for evidence.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 7:40 p.m. – 710 Tinton Ave. Patrol officers took another handgun off of local streets. This time the suspect was nabbed along with a 22-caliber gun.

41st PCT.

TUES, JULY 28th, 11:40 a.m. – 650 Southern Blvd. Police supervisor’s summoned additional police officers to the scene near Leggett Ave. after a burglary occurred. Authorities made two arrests, but reported that no one was injured.

TUES, JULY 28th, 9:35 p.m. – Westchester Ave. and East 163 St. Con Edison crews worked as a team to restore electrical power to a one-block radius. The outage affected four buildings along Simpson St officials indicated. Within hours power was restored. Officials indicated that there was no one on life support equipment effective by the outage.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 8:25 a.m. – 855 Faile St. Local police patrol officers removed a 38-caliber revolver from the Hunts Point Peninsula. A suspect was arrested as police recovered and vouched the illegal weapon.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 8:35 p.m. – 980 Prospect Ave. Authorities are looking into a shooting that sent two males to Lincoln Medical Center. The victims were suffering from wounds to the leg or the buttocks. The victims were reported to be in stable condition.

42nd PCT.

FRI, JULY 31st, 7:30 a.m. – 1458 Webster Ave. Detectives vouched two handguns as they arrested a man and a woman. Investigators from the Bronx Warrants Squad nabbed a 31-year-old black male and a 35-year-old Hispanic woman when they found a 32 caliber semi-automatic pistol and another semi-automatic pistol.

FRI, JULY 31st, 2:30 p.m. – 1493 Vyse Ave. Police investigators are looking for the person who fired at lease three shots. Responding police officers found the bullet casings for three rounds. Upon examination, no damage was spotted nor was they’re any reports of injuries.

FRI, JULY 31st, 9:50 p.m. – 1339 Prospect Ave. Authorities are looking for an armed Latino woman. The female culprit at gunpoint invaded a home. She forced her way into the home before fleeing with an unknown amount of money and jewelry.

SUN, AUG. 2nd, 7:30 p.m. – 1810 Southern Blvd. A teenager was arrested after being found with a gun. The 18-year-old Latino male had possession of a 38-caliber revolver when he was arrested.

MON, AUG. 3rd, 8:50 p.m. – Third Ave. and East 168 St. Emergency crews came to the aid of an 18-year-old male. The teen had been stabbed in the abdomen and received medical assistance at Lincoln Medical Center for the wound.

MON, AUG. 3rd, 11:55 p.m. – 1163 Hoe Ave. Police are looking into a shooting. The male victim had been shot in the stomach; He was transported to Lincoln Medical Center where he received medical help for the wound. Detectives are handling the inquiry.

43rd PCT.

TUES, JULY 28th, 5:20 p.m. – Westchester Ave. and Bronx River Pkwy. A male victim of a stabbing was rushed to an area hospital. Medical officials indicated that the victim of the attack was in critical condition.

TUES, JULY 28th, 11:59 p.m. – 1039 Elder Ave. A 34-year-old black male was arrested after he was found with a 22-caliber pistol. The handgun was not registered officials indicated, nor did the man have a permit for the handgun.

WED, JULY 29th, 2:25 p.m. – Manor Ave. and East 172 St. A 25-caliber handgun was taken off of local streets by patrol officers. A 29-year-old black male was arrested and charged with illegal possession of an unregistered weapon.

FRI, JULY 31st, 1:25 a.m. – 1512 Leland Ave. Authorities are looking into a shooting that sent a person to Jacobi Medical Center. The victim was suffering from a bullet would to the right calf. Detectives will conduct the follow-up inquiry.

FRI, JULY 31st, 11:55 p.m. – An eight-year-old girl was taken to a Manhattan hospital seeking help. The young girl indicated that she had been raped in the past few weeks. Bronx detectives will handle the inquiry.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 3:05 a.m. – Randall Ave. and Castle Hill Ave. Police were called to the busy intersection after a Hispanic male had been attacked. The male victim when located had been shot six times. He died with within forty minutes.

SUN, AUG. 2nd, 9:00 p.m. – 1512 Leland Ave. Authorities indicated that a male died within minutes after being shot in the head. Apparently the victim was related to the person shot at the same location on July 31st.

44th PCT.

THURS, JULY 30th, 10:00 p.m. – University Ave. Authorities were alerted that a city worker was assaulted in the Highbridge area of the borough. The attacker fled as local police officers responded to assist the traffic officer.

FRI, JULY 31st, 9:40 p.m. – Grand Concourse and East 167 St. A city worker was arrested by responding police officers. A Sanitation Dept. worker was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

FRI, JULY 31st, 11:55 p.m. – 1435 University Ave. The staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated a black male for a bullet wound. The male victim had been shot in the back according to officials. Now detectives will handle to follow-up inquiry.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 4:30 a.m. – 142 East 170 St. Authorities are looking into the death of a Hispanic male. The unidentified victim had been stabbed to death. Authorities indicated that the victim died at the crime scene.

SUN, AUG. 2nd, 4:40 a.m. – Morris Ave. and East 167 St. The staff at Bronx Lebanon Hospital treated a male for a bullet wound to the arm. Police were alerted that the shooting had occurred and responded to the hospital to gather information about the incident.

45th PCT.

TUES, JULY 28th, 3:30 p.m. – 2840 Harrington Ave. Officials believe that a 45-year-old Caucasian male apparently took his own life. The man apparently hung himself in side a residential structure. Evidence was recovered indicating that the incident was a suicide.

WED, JULY 29th, 10:30 p.m. – Brush Ave. and Bruckner Blvd. Con Edison crews were able to restore power after an outage was reported. The downtime according to officials was 75 minutes. No major problems were reported.

46th PCT.

TUES, JULY 28th, 7:55 p.m. – Tiebout Ave. and East 184 St. Two more handguns were taken off of local streets thanks to the effect of local patrol officers. Arrested was a male culprit who had two handguns in his possession. Recovered and vouched by the arresting officer were a 40-caliber and also a 45-caliber handgun.

FRI, JULY 31st, 1:45 a.m. – 1650 Grand Concourse. A female suffering from a grazed wound, walked into Bronx Lebanon Medical Center seeking help. The bullet creased the woman’s lower back according to officials. Police officers were alerted and responded to the hospital to gather information.

FRI, JULY 31st, 5:30 a.m. – 2239 Creston Ave. Authorities are looking for a black male who invaded a home near the Grand Concourse. The unidentified male culprit followed two female victims into a home. At gunpoint he took eighty dollars from the victims before fleeing.

FRI, JULY 31st, 11:00 p.m. – 2114 Aqueduct Ave. Police were alerted by the medical staff at Bronx Lebanon Hospital that two males had been shot. The two victims arrived at the hospital on their own seeking help after being shot in the West Bronx University Heights community. Local detectives will be assigned to conduct the inquiry.

SUN, AUG. 2nd, 4:35 a.m. – 2386 Ryer Ave. Within a few blocks of the neighborhood police station, a local patrol officer arrested a suspect who was in possession of an unregistered handgun. Taken into custody were not only the weapon, a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol, but also the person who’s had the gun.

47th PCT.

TUES, JULY 28th, 12:15 a.m. – 1704 Bussing Ave. Authorities were summoned after the sound of shots being fired alerted neighbors that there was a possible problem in their community. Arriving police officers found two victims of a shooting. One male was shot in the head and apparently expired at the scene, while the second male victim was transported to Jacobi Medical Center. Local detectives have been assigned to conduct the inquiry.

WED, JULY 29th, 8:15 a.m. – 4368 Furman Ave. A 23-year-old male was arrested after patrol officers in the Wakefield area nabbed the culprit with a 9-mm. The handgun was vouched so that it could be used as evidence for a court case.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 7:30 p.m. – Bronx Blvd. and East 219 St. Two young teenage girls were arrested by local police after they were found in possession of an unregistered handgun. The two girls, ages 14 and 15 years old, had a 25-caliber pistol according to the arresting police officer.

48th PCT.

THURS, JULY 30th, 10:25 p.m. – 667 East 187 St. Authorities are looking into a shooting that occurred at the Belmont Lounge and Café. Police found three males who had been shot by an unknown person. Two of the injured were transported to Jacobi Medical Center and the third victim was provided with care at St. Barnabas Hospital. Now, local detectives will conduct the follow-up inquiry.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 11:25 p.m. – 458 East 182 St. The staff at St. Barnabas Hospital treated a black male who had been stabbed. Upon checking, authorities learned that the male victim had an outstanding warrant against him. He was arrested and is pending possible additional charges.

49th PCT.

TUES, JULY 28th, 6:15 p.m. – White Plains Rd. and Pelham Pkwy. South. Two police officers were rushed to Jacobi Medical Center after being injured in a vehicle accident. The officers were admitted to the area trauma center after their police vehicle was damaged in the accident.

THURS, JULY 30th, 8:25 p.m. – White Plains Rd. and Arnow Ave. An off duty police officer operating an motorcycle was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center. The officer was apparently struck by a vehicle causing injury to the motorcycle operator.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 12:15 a.m. – 2106 Wallace Ave. Police are looking for the culprit who shot a Hispanic male. The male victim was suffering from a bullet wound to the arm. He was treated at Jacobi Medical Center.

SAT, AUG. 1st, 9:55 a.m. – Morris Park Ave. and Taylor Ave. Police were sent to the scene of a serious accident where a pedestrian was sent to a local hospital in critical condition. Officers from Highway 1’s Accident Investigation Squad were summoned to the accident scene to help gather information for an inquiry.

52nd PCT.

TUES, JULY 28th, 8:15 p.m. – 2675 Morris Ave. Authorities are looking for the person who discharged a handgun. The weapon was found at the scene, but no one was apparently injured during the weapon discharged. Detectives are going to continue to look into the incident.

TUES, JULY 28th, 8:35 p.m. – Steuben Ave. and East 208 St. Two more weapons were recovered by under cover police officers. This time the arresting officer is a member of the local anti-crime team who nabbed a 43-year-old Hispanic man. The male culprit was in possession of an AR-15 and a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol.

TUES, JULY 28th, 10:55 p.m. – 60 East 196 St. The staff at St. Barnabas Hospital treated a male who had been shot. The male victim was taken to the hospital suffering from a bullet wound to the left leg. The culprit escaped, but local detectives are conducting the inquiry.

Housing

TUES, JULY 28th, 9:30 p.m. – 1230 Webster Ave. – Police officers from Housing’s PSA # 7 arrested a suspect who was in possession of a Berretta semi-automatic pistol.

SUN, AUG. 2nd, 1:45 p.m. – 324 East 143 St. Police officers from Housing’s PSA # 7 responded to the Patterson Houses. A male had been stabbed and died at the scene. Detectives from the 40th Pct. Squad were summoned to the scene to conduct the inquiry.

MON, AUG. 3rd, 10:45 a.m. – 424 Morris Ave. A city worker employed by the Housing Authority was robbed at gunpoint. The unknown male culprit removed an I-pod from the victim. Additional police officers were deployed into the area to help search for the culprit.

Fire Log

FRI, JULY 31st, 6:23 p.m. – 875 Longwood Ave. Officials indicated that members of 13 families were displaced by a fire that started on the 4th floor of an apartment house. The blaze went to three alarms traveling from the forth floor to the fifth floor and burning through the roof. Authorities indicated that there was severe damage to homes on the upper two floors caused by the blaze as water damaged the lower floors. Over two dozen fire units took part in the extinguishment operation that started at 6:30 p.m. and ended with an under control at 7:39 p.m. Crews from the Emergency Medical Services treated five injured civilians besides 19 firefighters. Red Cross workers assisted the building residents in finding shelter. Improper clothes dryer in an apartment apparently caused the fire.

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