Crime is Up in the 24th Precinct, As New Commander Comes Aboard

Crime is up in the northern half of the neighborhood since the first of the year, according to Deputy Inspector Naoki Yaguchi, the new comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video Shows Beating on Broadway and 103rd Street; Police Seek Help Finding Assailant

An assault took place on Broadway and 103rd Street on Wednesday, February 5, at approximately 2:40 p.m. An unidentified 55-year-old man told police he was wal … Read the rest of this entry >>

53-Year-Old Man ‘Sucker Pushed’ in Afternoon Robbery on 88th Street And Broadway

On Sunday, February 2nd, at 3:35 p.m., a 53-year-old man walking southbound on Broadway at 88th Street was pushed from b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Guilty Plea in Tony McClain Murder Case

On Monday, Jashawn Gorham, 18, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree manslaughter in the January stabbing murder of Tony McClain … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Details Emerge in Murder of 20-Year-Old Tony McClain; Family Says ‘They Picked the Wrong Kid’

Jinette Moore sits outside Judge Abraham Clott’s courtroom patting the locket she wears around her neck. It’s filled … Read the rest of this entry >>

Driver in Friday’s Crash Has History of Multiple Arrests, Police Say

NYPD arrested Jessenia Fajardo, 38, of Walden, New York, after the 2011 Acur … Read the rest of this entry >>

Adored Doorman and Grandfather Fighting for His Life After Being Struck by SUV

Kind. Gentle. Smiling. Lovable. Gleeful grandfather of triplets. So hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sandy the Stolen Bearded Dragon Recovered by NYPD

Sharp-eyed officers from NYPD's 24th Precinct spotted the suspect in last month's theft of Sandy, the bearded dragon, from Petqua and safely recovered the beloved pet of the Shapiro fami … Read the rest of this entry >>

$1,000 Reward Offered After Family’s Pet Bearded Dragon Stolen; ‘He Saw Something Under the Little Guy’s Shirt’

Shortly before 4 p.m. on Saturday, two young men entered Petqua pet shop at 2604 Broadway (98th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gunman on Citi Bike Fires Several Shots

In a ride-by shooting, a gunman on a Citi Bike reportedly fired several ro … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Reports Recent Uptick in Robberies and Assaults; Seeking Suspect in Mugging of 73-year-old Woman

Although year-to-date crime statistics continue to fall in the 24th Precinct (86th - 110th Streets), the area has seen a recent increase in robberies and felonious assau … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Details Emerge in Susan Trott Murder Case; Purported Weapon Discussed in Court

Anya Johnston, the 24-year-old woman indicted for the second-degree murder of her neighbor Susan Trott, 70, last October, appeared before Judge Melissa Jackson in criminal court Thursday mor … 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 >>

Suspect Arrested in Recent Shots-Fired Incident; More Gunshots Reported Monday Night

At 5:45 a.m. Saturday morning, the NYPD arrested Sincere Vanterpool, 18, as the alleged perpetrator of a January 12th "shots fired" incident at W. 102nd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Increases UWS Patrols to Combat Gang Animosity Following Homicide

Longstanding tensions between two rival gangs on the Upper West Side have heated up following last week's stabbing murder of Tony McClain, 20, causing NYPD's 24th Precinct to increase pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

20-Year-Old Dies After Stabbing On Broadway; Two Teens Arrested

Tony McClain, 20, died Thursday after being stabbed in an altercation believed to be gang-related on Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Who Murdered Damian Ramirez? A Year Later, Family & Friends Remain Baffled

A year has passed since a still-unidentified gunman shot and killed Damian Ramirez, 48, as he left his bar/restaurant, Manhattan Brew & Vine [MBV], at 109th Street and Columbus Avenue. A video surveillance camera captured the hooded murd … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD’s 24th Precinct Looking for Feedback and Facebook ‘Likes’ as Neighborhood Policing Expands

It’s never been easier to add an Officer Friendly to your smartphone contacts and Facebook feed, 24th precinct residents learned at last week’s community council mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood Policing 2.0 Comes to the Upper West Side: Officers Patrol on Foot and Hand Out Their Emails and Cell Phone Numbers

The NYPD rolled out a new program for the 24th precinct of the Upper West Side in Manhattan last week that updates neighborhood policing for the 21st Cen … Read the rest of this entry >>


Local police officials addressed a spike in thefts and the proliferation of motorized bikes at a recent community council meetin … Read the rest of this entry >>