Manhattan, NY Crime & Safety

Ex-con busted for 2015 shooting death of teen at East Harlem housing project

An ex-con who served three years in prison on an attempted murder conviction has been arrested for the 2015 killing of an 18-year-old man at a Manhattan housing project, cops said Wednesday. Tyrell Lewis, 25, was taken into custody on Tuesday after he was identified as one of two men allegedly responsible for the June 6, 2015, murder of Anthony Fries. Fries, 19, was fatally shot in the stomach ...
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NYC building manager beaten with a chair by marijuana-smoking suspects

NEW YORK, NY – After receiving complaints regarding three individuals smoking marijuana inside a vestibule in his building, a New York City building manager approached the suspects and asked them to leave. According to detectives with the New York City Police Department’s 13th Precinct, the men refused to leave and an argument ensued. During the argument, one of the suspects picked up a chair and assaulted the 61-year-old man with it. The man suffered head injuries. The suspects fled the scene. The building manager was treated for minor head injuries. This week, police have released surveillance video of the attacker. The post NYC building manager beaten with a chair by marijuana-smoking suspects appeared first on Shore News Network.

Alleged gang member in ‘Justice for Junior’ case rejects plea deal: attorney

THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) – Danel Fernandez, a purported gang member allegedly seen on video dragging 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz out of a bodega before the teen was fatally stabbed in 2018, rejected a plea deal on Wednesday that would have sent him to prison for 18 years.  Defense attorney Patrick Higgins told PIX11 News […]

Chief Jeffrey Maddrey tapped for NYPD’s top uniformed spot in acting role

NYPD Chief Jeffrey Maddrey is set to take over as the department’s highest-ranking uniformed cop, The Post has learned. Maddrey, who will be promoted from Chief of Patrol, will take the reins of the department from Chief Ken Corey, who resigned from the post with less than a year in the new administration, according to an NYPD order obtained by The Post. The order, distributed to all commands in the NYPD, designated Maddrey as acting Chief of the Department as of Wednesday morning. This will be Maddrey’s third reassignment under the new administration. It was unclear if the chief was the permanent pick...

North Riverdale: 21-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies following Fatal Road Accident

A 21-year-old male motorcyclist has died following a motor vehicle collision, police said. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, at around 5.32 p.m., officers from the 50th Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding the vehicle collision at the intersection of Broadway and Caryle Avenue, near the north east corner of Van Cortlandt Park and the North Riverdale / Westchester County border.

Police: Man flees traffic stop, crashes into parked cars, is found with fake license plates and IDs

NEW YORK - A Bronx man is facing numerous charges after police say he fled a traffic stop and crashed his silver Honda Accord into several parked cars in East Harlem. Investigators say his car had fake plates. They also reported finding fake IDs and license plates in his trunk. Larry Adeyanju faces forgery, reckless driving, property damage and providing false information charges. 

NYC man steals car with 2-year-old in back seat, NYPD footage shows

New surveillance footage captures the moment a brazen thief stole an idling car — with a 2-year-old girl in the back seat — to go on a joyride in the Bronx.  Released by the NYPD early Wednesday, the video shows a man exiting the back seat of a gold 2018 Honda Accord on Bronxwood Avenue near E. 225th Street in Williamsbridge – and getting behind the wheel of a parked 2020 Toyota Highlander around 5:30 p.m. Monday. He drove off in the SUV with the toddler sitting in the back seat.  The tot’s 43-year-old grandfather left the Highlander running as he briefly stepped away, leaving enough time for the suspect to strike, cops said.  The car thief drove more than two miles before he dumped the car — with the little girl inside — at Edson Avenue and E. Gun Hill Road in Pelham Gardens, police said.  The child was not hurt, but was taken to Jacobi Medical Center for a medical evaluation, authorities said. The suspect was still on the loose Wednesday. 

NYC child services agency to probe its handling of accused killer mom Dimone Fleming’s prior neglect case

The city’s child-welfare agency is doing a “deep dive’’ into how it handled a previous suspected neglect case that involved Dimone Fleming and her oldest son, who she allegedly killed along with her baby over the weekend, Mayor Eric Adams said Tuesday.  “ACS is doing a deep dive into that to find out what happened there,’’ Hizzoner said of the Administration for Children’s Services, which opened a probe into Fleming’s alleged improper care of her oldest boy, Daishawn Fleming, after his birth about three years ago. Adams would not provide details of the prior investigation.  “We’re not allowed to do that,” he said. Fleming,...

Man arrested after fighting with NYPD officers, tossing one like ‘a rag doll’

A man who fought with two NYPD officers trying to stop him from blocking traffic at a Brooklyn intersection was arrested Tuesday, police said. Zayan Shar, 21, was charged with assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct over the caught-on-camera scuffle Friday afternoon at Avenue H and Flatbush Avenue in South Midwood near Brooklyn College, according to the NYPD. Shar ignored the officers’ orders to leave the intersection and started fighting with the pair after they tried to arrest him, cops said. The video of the incident shows the suspect throwing one of the cops down in the middle of...

Suspect busted for squatting in Manhattan hotel room where powder sparked terror scare

A repeat offender has been busted for squatting in a posh Midtown Manhattan hotel room where a white powdery substance was found, sparking a brief terror scare, police said Wednesday. The powder was not toxic, though it is not yet clear how a worker at the Park Hyatt on W. 57th near Seventh Ave. got sick while cleaning the room, sparking a partial evacuation. Squatter John Taddei, 55, has 16 ...

15-year-old was victim of gang attack, NYPD

NEW YORK, NY – A 15-year-old male was the victim of a brutal gang attack in Queens, the New York City Police Department said today. The teen was beaten with a cane and stick in front of 48-02 Broadway in Queens Monday evening at around 4:15 pm. Police said the victim was assaulted by multiple suspects who fled the scene in a Mazda. Detectives with the NYPD are asking the public for help to identify the suspects. The post 15-year-old was victim of gang attack, NYPD appeared first on Shore News Network.

Hispanic man assaulted on NYC subway train while attacker shouted racial slurs

NEW YORK, NY – Police in New York City are asking the public to help identify a suspect who attacked a Hispanic man aboard a subway train in the Bronx. The attack took place on November 20th, but police released a photo of the suspect early Wednesday morning. According to police the man approached a Hispanic man aboard the southbound 6 train. The suspect then started shouting anti-Hispanic slurs at the man while he assaulted him, punching the 26-year-old male in the head. The New York City Police Department’s 43rd Precinct is investigating the attack. The post Hispanic man assaulted on NYC subway train while attacker shouted racial slurs appeared first on Shore News Network.

NY man gets 17 years in prison for ‘vicious’ attack on Asian woman

A Yonkers man who admitted he pummeled and spit on a 67-year-old woman as he called her an “Asian bitch” was sentenced Tuesday to more than 17 years behind bars. Tammel Esco, 42, was seen in the caught-on-video attack in March punching the victim more than 125 times and stomping her with construction boots in what Westchester County’s top prosecutor called one of “the most vicious and shocking hate crimes” in the New York City suburb’s history. “Because of the viciousness and hate of Tammel Esco, I lost the place I called home for over 24 years, the place where I raised...

Today in Hip-Hop History: Tupac Shakur Shot And Robbed In Quad Studios 28 Years Ago

It was on this day in Hip Hop history that many may argue that the legend of Thug Life and Tupac Shakur began. On this date in 1994, the rapper was headed into the building on 7th Avenue in Manhattan that houses Quad Recording Studios with his manager Freddie Moore and friend Randy “Stretch” Walker(RIP) of the Live Squad the day after deliberations for ‘Pac’s rape case. When Tupac and his crew approached the elevator, they were approached by three gunmen who demanded their money and jewelry. Moore and Walker obeyed the commands, but ‘Pac began cursing at the gunmen, resulting in him being shot five times and robbed of $40K worth of jewelry before being dragged into the elevator to safety by Walker.

Suspect sought for hitting East Village building manager with a chair: NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a suspect who hit a man with a chair in the East Village. According to police, at 6:20 p.m. on Nov. 15 a 61-year-old building manager attempted to remove three unknown individuals from the building vestibule, located in the vicinity of East 15th Street and 1st Avenue, who were smoking alleged marijuana. One person proceeded to pick up a chair and used it to hit the building manager in the head.