Talking Karma, Redemption and Reinvention with 20th Precinct ‘Treasure’ Yvonne Boyce

Nobody wants to have a reason to be at the 20th Precinct during the wee hours. But should you find yourself there, you’re more likely to be greeted by police administrative aide Yvonne Boyce than a uniformed off … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Knocked Down, Groped in Riverside Park

A local woman's typical evening walk with her pit bull through Riverside Park turned into a frightening struggle against an assailant around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, she tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gun-Toting Thief Swiped $150 Worth of Cold Medicine From Duane Reade, Police Say

Police are looking for the man shown in surveillance footage above and below because they say he stole a large amount of cold medicin … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Chief Comes to UWS, Answers Questions About Gun Control, Bikes and Marijuana

NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill found a full house on a recent visit to a Community Council meeting at the 20th Precinct on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gunman Robs Duane Reade

A man armed with a gun robbed the Duane Reade at 2025 Broadway around 4:36 a.m. Thursday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Car Break-Ins Spike in Sections of the UWS; Too Many Tasty Valuables are Visible, Police Say

Although overall reported crime continues to plummet across the Upper West Side, car break-ins are way up in the 20th Precinct, Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin told attendees at the 20th Prec … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD: ‘Phenomenal’ Decrease in Upper West Side Crime Rates

Of the 77 precincts in New York City, the 20th Precinct has shown the largest decline in crime – year to date – compared to 2018, Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin announced at Monday night's Community Council Mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Who Left $10,000 on UWS Subway Platform Calls Good Samaritan ‘A Golden Person’

On Thursday afternoon, Aiya Tulemaganbetova expressed her gratitude toward the man who saved her Chri … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Christmas Miracle! Upper West Sider Finds, Returns Bag Containing $10,000

Ho, ho, holy Good Samaritan Santa! He saw something – something that could stuff a whole lotta stockings – and said someth … Read the rest of this entry >>

Chase Bank Robbed on Monday Morning

A man robbed the Chase Bank at 73rd and Broadway on Monday morning around 10:10am, fleeing the scene with approximately $1700, police said. No weapon was displayed during the incident; the robber passed a no … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Warns of Emerging UWS Theft Trends, Gives Update on Two Sisters Found Near Hudson

The NYPD is warning Upper West Siders to take extra measures to secure their belongings, following recent reports of theft at local gyms and movie thea … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wild Tale of Kidnapping Preceded Dramatic Fire Escape Arrest

"This is a gunpoint abduction with an element of extortion to it, that spanned the city from one borough to the next and ended with a police chase that went up the side of a building. Thankfully nobody was h … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Warns of Theft at Trader Joe’s and Other Businesses

The NYPD is asking local residents and businesses to stay vigilant following a number of reported thefts at establishments throughout the 20th pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

District Attorney Decides Not to Prosecute Taxi Driver Involved in CPW Cyclist Death, Despite NYPD Pressure

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. chose not to prosecute the driver whose maneuver into the bike lane led to the death of cyclist Madison Lyde … Read the rest of this entry >>

20th Precinct Rolls Out Neighborhood Policing

The NYPD recently rolled out Neighborhood Policing for the Upper West Side's 20th Precinct. The initiative aims to improve communication and collaboration between local police officers and community resi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Disturbing Statements Made By Man Outside PS 199 Draw Extra Police Presence

Extra police officers have been posted around elementary school PS 199 on West 70th Street after a man was heard making disturbing statements ou … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thieves Steal Hundreds of Cigarette Boxes from UWS Duane Reades: Police

Police are looking for the individuals depicted in the photos and videos above and below for a series of cigarette box thefts in recent mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Calls UWS Duane Reade Stores Crime Magnets; Asks Residents To Demand Better Security Investment By Corporate Owners

Capt. Timothy Malin, the 20th Precinct’s new commanding officer, is taking aim at Duane Reade for what he considers … Read the rest of this entry >>

20th Precinct to Get ‘Neighborhood Policing’ Program; Meeting Monday

The 24th precinct -- covering 86th to 110th street -- has been operating a "neighborhood policing" program for several months now, with six off … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mailbox Thefts Continue, With Dozens in Just One Local Precinct

The "mailbox fishing" crime spree has been going strong for about two years now, and it shows no sign of stopping. So far this year, … Read the rest of this entry >>

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