Crime Watch

| 16 Jun 2022 | 10:49

    Tools Stolen from Parked SUV

    A 41-year-old man told police that at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10, he parked his white 2013 SUV behind 100 Amsterdam Ave. at West 64th St. When he returned to the vehicle at 4:45 a.m. he discovered that his front driver’s-side window had been broken and someone had taken his bag and tools from inside the vehicle. The victim confirmed that his car was locked when he parked it. The items stolen included a DEWALT hammer drill, cordless circular saw and batteries, plus a pair of Beats headphones and four MARSHALLTOWN concrete tools totaling $1,482.

    Repeat Offender Shoplifts from Sephora Store

    Police said that at 1:32 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, a 40-year-old man who had previously stolen from the Sephora store at 2103 Broadway at West 73rd St. again entered the location, removed items of makeup from shelves and concealed them in a multicolored bag. He then left the location without paying for the goods. Police searched the neighborhood but couldn’t find the suspect. The items stolen included 17 Tom Ford products totaling $1,265.

    Ducati Disappears Overnight

    A 48-year-old man told police that at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 6, he confirmed that his red 2020 Ducati Panigale V2 motorcycle was still in front of 342 West End Ave. at West 76th St., where he had parked it while he was visiting his girlfriend. When he returned the following morning at 7 a.m. he discovered that his ride was missing. He told police he was still in possession of both sets of keys. The two-wheeler was valued at $24,000.

    Wallet Taken from Diner’s Bag

    A 43-year-old woman reported that at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, she was eating dinner inside Chama Mama at 373 Amsterdam Ave. between West 77th St. and West 78th St. At 9:30 p.m. she found out that her wallet was missing from her bag, which she had left hanging from her chair. She told police that she had not seen anyone remove her belongings. The items stolen included a Joy Gryson wallet, a state ID, a credit card and health insurance card of no stated value.

    Senior Stung in Excess Credit Scam

    A 77-year-old male area resident reported that at 9:06 a.m. on Monday, June 6, he was contacted by someone alleged to be a Norton representative claiming that a credit in the amount of $40,000 had accidentally been made to his account and the senior would need to make a wire transfer to correct the error. The senior complied, making a wire transfer of $40,000 to a Bank of America account from his own Citibank account. Unfortunately, he only checked his Citibank account later and found that no credit had ever been deposited in his account by Norton.