24th Precinct Report: No Arrests in May Day Murder; Shoplifting Reductions; Gun Prosecutions

The murder that occurred on Sunday, May 1, at West 102nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue near the Frederick Douglass Houses remains unsolved … Read the rest of this entry >>

24th Precinct Chief Takes Aim at Target’s Shoplifting Policy, Shares More Crime Updates

Shoplifting is rising on the Upper West Side, as is NYPD’s frustration with at least one ret … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Side’s Top Cops Talk Thefts Uptick, Drop in Traffic Enforcement

Incidents of the most serious crimes are u … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Stabs Man at Park West Village – NYPD

A 26-year-old woman allegedly stabbed a 48-year-old man as he en … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Traffic Enforcement Plunges vs. Pre-Pandemic Levels; Some Cops Say New Rules Are a Problem (Updated)

Traffic scofflaws on the Upper West Side are receiving far fewer ti … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Officer Shoots Stabbing Suspect Following Fight at Duane Reade Friday Morning – Police

An off-duty NYPD officer working security at the Duane Reade located at 2522 Broadway [94th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Teenagers Shot Near 104th Monday Evening

Gunfire erupted Monday evening around 7:04 p.m. near 104th Street and Columbus Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Shot on 102nd Street Tuesday Morning; Suspect at Large, NYPD Says

A 30-year-old man was shot Tuesday morning around 1:14 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Stabbed After Verbal Dispute Near 97th and Broadway

A war of words became weaponized Tuesday afternoon when a 47-year-old-man allegedly stabbed another 47-year-ol … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Traffic Fatalities Have Spiked; Locals Call for More Traffic Enforcement after Enforcement Declines

During its November meeting, Community Board 7’s Transportation Committee noted a “significant spike” in traffic fatalities in CB7 with nine so far this year compared to two in 2020 and four in 20 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Men Shot on Monday Evening

A gunman shot two men at 50 W. 105th Street on Monday evening around 6:36 … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Writing Fewer Traffic Tickets on UWS; Community Board Calls for Increased Focus on Street Safety

The NYPD’s 20th and 24th Precincts on the Upper West Side have been issuing fewer moving violation summonses to drivers [including e-bikers] even as traffic increases during the city’s post-Covid-19 comeba … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Investigating Afternoon Gunfire on 103rd

Multiple gunshots rang out around 2:22 p.m. Tuesday afternoon … Read the rest of this entry >>

Suspect Nabbed for Three Bank Robberies in Two Days

A local man, Roderick Smith, 30, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly robbing or attempting to rob three Upper West Side banks over the past two days, an NYPD spokesperson told … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Teens Shot Sunday Morning

At around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, a man in his 20s stepped out of a white sedan and began sho … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Checks in on Crime, Answers Questions about ‘Sense of Disorder’ In the Community

Commanding officers from the three New York City Police Department (NYPD) precincts that encompass the Upper West Side came tog … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why One Address Seems to Be a Crime Hotspot, and More News from NYPD’s 24th Precinct Commander

Shootings, public pooping and pedestrians’ fears of reckless drivers were among the issues discussed at Saturday’s 24th Precinct Community Council meeting held at the Firemen’s Memorial at 100th Street in Riverside Pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Alleged Knifepoint Robbers Arrested Are 14 and 16 Years Old

Through a coordinated effort by the NYPD 20th and 24th Precincts, two alleged perpetrators of a pair of knifepoint robberies that occurred … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Out Within Hours’: UWS Car Break-Ins Open New Debate on Bail Law

An Upper West Side police commander is pointing to a spate of smash-and-grab car thefts in the neighborhood to criticize the st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Motorcycle and Package Thefts Have Spiked, NYPD Commander Says at Community Meeting

Thieves on the Upper West Side are currently targeting unguarded packages and motorcycles, Deputy Inspector Naoki Yaguchi told about 40 residents gathered Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

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