HOMELESSNESS, STREET VENDORS, AND A SHOOTING DISCUSSED AT 20TH PRECINCT MEETING

A community council meeting at the 20th precinct on Monday night delved into homelessness, new bills intended to regulate street vendors, and a shooting last … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPTICK IN BURGLARIES AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN 20TH PRECINCT; OTHER CRIMES FALLING

The 20th precinct (59th to 86th Street) held its monthly community council meeting on Monday night, and reviewed recent crime s … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE LOOKING FOR WOMAN IN ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBERY

Police are looking for the woman shown above for an attempted bank robbery on Tuesday at the Chase Bank on Broadway and 79th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

QUICK-THINKING COP SNAGS DANGLING AIR CONDITIONER

A police officer from the 20th precinct grabbed an air conditioner that was dangling by its cord from a building on 76th street, keeping it from crashing to the gr … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME BLOTTER: STICKY FINGERS AT THE SUBWAY SHOP

Thieves continue to target the iPhone 6, as police reported another grand larceny involving an Apple phone. A 22 year old man … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME BLOTTER: A $44,000 HEIST FROM THE APPLE STORE, AND MORE

Among the recent crimes reported in the 20th precinct was a whopper of a theft from the Apple s … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME BLOTTER: A DANGLING HANDBAG AT FAIRWAY, AND MORE

The following crimes were reported recently in the 20th precinct, which covers the section of the Upper West Side from 59th to 86th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

FLOWER VENDOR ON BROADWAY ARRESTED; PLANTS GET THROWN OUT

Police arrested a flower vendor on the corner of 71st street and Broadway on Tuesday for selling plants without a lic … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHALK ARTIST CLAIMS THAT POLICE TOOK HIS MATERIALS (UPDATE)

Chalk artist Hans Honschar wrote a special message on 75th street and Broadway, but unlike his usual messages it wasn't upbeat and hop … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE BLOTTER: THE BASTARDS HIT ARTIE’S!

Among the crimes reported in the past week in the 20th precinct (59th to 86th street) were a grand larceny in front of Artie's Delicatesse … Read the rest of this entry >>

STREET VENDOR ARRESTED NEAR 72ND FOR ‘UNLICENSED PEDDLING’: WITNESS

Police arrested a man who had set up a stand to sell clothing on Amsterdam Avenue between 72nd and 73rd streets on Friday a … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPDATE ON A MUGGING, E-BIKES AND MORE AT 20TH PRECINCT MEETING

The upcoming week is a busy one in the 20th Precinct. The annual Thanksgiving Day Parade will start at 77th and CPW at 9:00 am on Thursday. The infl … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROSENTHAL WANTS TO BAN STREET VENDORS FROM PART OF BROADWAY

City Council member Helen Rosenthal said at a police community council meeting on Monday night that she's been looking for ways to ban street vendors … Read the rest of this entry >>

VENDORS SPEAK OUT ABOUT CONTROVERSY ON BROADWAY; SOME WERE BRIEFLY SHUT DOWN

Some of the vendors who sell books and other goods on Broadway between 72nd and 74th street were briefly shut down by authorities last wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE SAY THERE’S NOT MUCH THEY CAN DO ABOUT STREET-VENDOR COMPLAINTS

Police officials from the 20th precinct listened to a litany of complaints about aggressive street vendors at a meeting on Monday, but … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE INVESTIGATING 2 GUNPOINT ROBBERIES

By Jessica Brockington Police are investigating two separate gunpoint muggings last week, 20 blocks and 24 hours apart. Captain Marlon Lar … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATS SHOW ROBBERIES, BURGLARIES DOWN SHARPLY IN 20TH PRECINCT

So far this year, burglaries, robberies and grand larcenies have been on the downswing in the 20th precinct, which covers the Upper West Side below 86th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE MOST DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS IN 2014 FOR DRIVERS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS

By Krista Carter Sgt. Felicia Montgomery of the 20th precinct presented 2014 and early 2015 crash statistics at a Community Board 7 meeting on Tuesday night, highlighting the intersec … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEETING TUESDAY TO TACKLE LINCOLN SQUARE STREET CHANGES, PEDESTRIAN SAFETY

A community board committee will take a second look at a series of changes that could transform Lincoln Square on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 250 West 87th street. The Department of Transportation presented a plan in December that could [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE BODY CAMERAS, BURGLARIES DISCUSSED AT LOCAL NYPD MEETING

By Krista Carter A spike in burglaries and new body cameras for officers were among the issues discussed at Monday night's 20th precinct community council mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

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