Crime Watch

| 29 Apr 2022 | 02:16

    He Said, She Said – Both Get Arrested

    A 52-year-old woman reported that at 4:55 p.m. on Monday, April 18, she got into a verbal dispute with a 37-year-old male acquaintance inside 316 West 97th St. at Riverside Dr. The man then took a guitar case and hit her on the left side of her face, causing pain.

    But the 37-year-old man also filed charges, saying that the woman had taken a cane and hit him in the left shoulder, causing pain. Consequently, both parties Daniel Gasca-Mendez and Sharn Omoregie – were arrested and charged with assault.

    Husband Picked Up for Strangling Wife

    A 56-year-old woman reported that at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19, she was returning to her home at 830 Amsterdam Ave. at West 101st St., where she found her 58-year-old husband waiting for her. She said he wanted to talk and she didn’t, when he grabbed her by the throat and applied pressure, causing pain. Dorian McKnight was arrested and charged with strangulation.

    Woman Collared after Verbal Dispute Turns Violent

    According to police, at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, April 22, a 36-year-old woman had a verbal dispute with a 39-year-old female acquaintance inside 840 Columbus Ave. at West 102nd St. The older woman stabbed the younger woman multiple times with an unknown object. The victim sustained multiple minor lacerations to her arms and legs and was taken to Mount Sinai Morningside for treatment. Desrine Lattibeaudiere was arrested on April 24 and charged with assault.

    Senior Stung in FBI Scam

    A 74-year-old man living on West 86th St. told police that at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, he was contacted by an unknown individual who claimed to work for the FBI. The senior was instructed to wire $18,600 or he would get arrested. Unfortunately, he complied with the directive, wiring money from his Chase Bank account to “warsonpoland” before realizing that he had been scammed.

    Another Senior Robbed in Identity Theft Case

    Police reported that during the period between Tuesday, February 1 and Saturday, April 16, an unknown individual had gained access to the Social Security information of an 89-year-old man also living on West 86th St. and redirected 28 Social Security payments belonging to the senior to an alternate bank account.