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40th PCT.

FRI, APRIL 18th, 5:45 p.m. – 329 East 149 St. A thief robbed the local branch of the Bank of America. The culprit made off with an unknown amount of money after passing a note to a teller. No injuries were reported. Detectives from the Major Case Squad will assist with the inquiry.

SAT, APRIL 19th, 2:05 a.m.360 Morris Ave. The staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated a black woman. The female victim had been shot in the back according to officials. Detectives are handling the shooting investigation. 

41st PCT.

TUES, APRIL 22nd, 6:15 a.m. - 870 Hunts Point Ave. A 30-year-old male entered a store telling the occupants “Police don’t to move.” Displaying a police type badge the thief fled with a hundred dollars from a worker and also took three hundred dollars from the cash register. 

42nd PCT.

WED, APRIL 16th, 8:00 p.m. – 665 East 163 St. Two suspects were arrested as police conducted a raid. Armed with a warrant, raiding officers also recovered an unknown amount of drugs as part of an ongoing investigation.

SAT, APRIL 19th, 7:45 p.m. – 1432 Crotona Park East. A 16-year-old boy was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital after being shot. The teen was suffering bullet wounds to the arm and shoulder an official indicated. Detectives from the local pct. squad are looking into the shooting. 

SUN, APRIL 20th, 3:40 p.m.830 Washington Ave. A suspect was arrested as police officers removed an additional weapon off of South Bronx streets. This time a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol was recovered.

SUN, APRIL 20th, 10:40 p.m.1122 Franklin Ave. The staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated a 25-year-old male who had been shot once in the hand. Police are looking for the culprit who shot the black male.

43rd PCT.

WED, APRIL 16th, 1439 - Metropolitan Ave. Additional police resources rushed into the Parkchester community after a wanted culprit decided to hold police officers at bay. Authorities armed with an arrest warrant for the perpetrator went to the Parkchester building. Upon arriving there the suspect refused to surrender to authorities. Additional police officers were summoned to the scene before the culprit was taken into custody and removed from the building.   

WED, APRIL 16th, 11:40 a.m.2010 Westchester Ave. A search was conducted for three males who drove away from a parking garage in an expensive vehicle. Investigators learned that the three Hispanic males took the gold colored Pilot vehicle from the on duty parking attendant. An alert was issued over the police radio system for the stolen vehicle.  

SUN, APRIL 20th, 2:50 a.m.1121 Elder Ave. A teenager was transported to Jacobi Medical Center in extremely grave condition after being attacked. The teenager was stabbed multiple times by an unknown culprit. 

44th PCT.

THURS, APRIL 17th, 1:10 p.m. – 285 East 165 St. A victim was seriously stabbed during a robbery. The victim was suffering from a head wound upon arriving at Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

FRI, APRIL 18th, 4:45 a.m. – 159 East 170 St. Authorities are looking for the culprit who attempted to rob a check-cashing business. The would-be thief entered the Pay-O-Matic Check Cashing store, but fled empty handed leaving an unloaded gun behind. No injuries were reported.

SUN, APRIL 20th, 4:55 a.m.1414 Wythe Pl. A Hispanic male kept authorities at bay for over an hour. Police officials took all the precautions since the Latino man had a two-year-old child inside the apartment with him. Shortly before 6 a.m. the man was in police custody. 

45th PCT.

THURS, APRIL 17th, 5:20 a.m.2830 Schley Ave. A worker required medical attention after becoming a crime victim. The victim was robbed of their wallet containing multiple credit cards and four hundred dollars in cash. The victim received a head injury that was treated at Jacobi Medical Center.

SUN, APRIL 20th, 8:35 p.m. – St. Peter’s and Glebe Aves. A suspect was arrested as local police officers vouched a 380-caliber pistol that was in the culprit’s possession.

46th PCT.

SUN, APRIL 20th, 4:05 a.m. – Grand Concourse and East 179 St. One victim was admitted to St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition as two other males were reported in stable condition. All three black males had been stabbed. Police were looking to interview potential witnesses so that they learn what happened.

47th PCT.

WED, APRIL 16th, 12:10 p.m.3120 Seymour Ave. Another semi-automatic pistol was taken off the North Bronx streets after a teenager was arrested. Authorities found 18 year old Traahir Conti in possession of a 380-caliber semi-automatic pistol. The teen can face a year in jail. 

WED, APRIL 16th, 7:10 p.m. White Plains Rd. and East 225 St. The parents of a young teenager rushed their son to Our Lady of Mercy Medical center. An unidentified black male stabbed the 15-year-old boy in the right rear shoulder. The culprit fled the attack area before officials were notified of the incident.

THURS, APRIL 17th, 8:00 p.m.1479 Burke Ave. A search was conducted for three black males who invaded a home in the Baychester area. The thieves tied up three females taking their credit cards, cell-phones, and other property. 

FRI, APRIL 18th, 1:50 a.m. – East 233 St. and Edenwald Ave. A team of under cover police officers heard shots being fired as they patrol the North Bronx. The officers followed the culprits and after a brief pursuit three suspects were taken into custody.

FRI, APRIL 18th, 3:30 a.m. – 895 East 241 St. An undercover police officer arrested a 21-year-old male who was in possession of a 380-caliber semi-automatic pistol.

FRI, APRIL 18th, 7:30 a.m. – 747 East 226 St. Evidence was recovered by police investigators. Authorities received a call indicating that shots had been fired. No injuries were reported, but several pieces of evidence were recovered by investigators.

FRI, APRIL 18th, 4:55 p.m. – 800 East 224 St. Additional police officers were deployed into the Wakefield area after a 20-year-old male was shot. The young man received a wound to the left leg. Officials did find evidence that can help link a person to the shooting.

FRI, APRIL 18th, 9:30 a.m. – Bussing and Grace Aves. The staff at Jacobi Medical Center treated a male who had been shot. The victim was reported in stable condition. Detectives are looking into the incident.  

SUN, APRIL 20th, 12:50 a.m.Bronx River Parkway and East Gun Hill Rd. One male died at the scene of a two-vehicle accident. Officers from Highway 1’s Accident Investigation Squad were called to the scene after a 21-year-old male was declared dead at the crash site. These specially trained enforcement officers will work with local detectives to see if there was any criminality connected to the accident. The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene.

SUN, APRIL 20th, 4:20 a.m. – East 215 St. and East Gun Hill Rd. Detectives are looking into an incident where a male had been shot. The victim walked into Our Lady of Mercy Hospital seeking help for a bullet wound.

MON, APRIL 21st, 4:10 a.m.3471 Fenton Ave. A 17-year-old male teen died after jumping from a four-story building. After leaping from the structure the teen was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center despite their assistance, he expired at 6:38 a.m.

48th PCT.

THURS, APRIL 17th, 1:45 a.m. – 738 East 181 St. A suspect in a previous shooting with an extremely extensive police record ended up becoming a crime victim. The injured male ended up at St. Barnabas Hospital with a bullet wound to the arm. Upon checking, authorities learned that the victim had been arrested 22 previous times.

THURS, APRIL 17th, 9:15 a.m. – 2066 Honeywell Ave. Authorities are looking into a death. The victim was found dead by their sons, bounded and naked. Detectives are hoping that the Medical Examiner’s office will be able to shed light on what caused the death. The incident is considered a homicide and an inquiry is underway.

FRI, APRIL 18th, 11:05 p.m.Third Ave. and East 181 St. Additional police officers responded into the area after a shooting occurred. A male was rushed to near-by St. Barnabas Hospital after a bullet entered his back. Interviews were conducted with potential witnesses.

MON, APRIL 21st, 5:45 p.m.Light St. and Dyre Ave. An unidentified culprit attempted to assault an off duty police officer by throwing a bottle. The suspect was arrested, the officer escaped injury.

49th PCT.

THURS, APRIL 17th, 10:45 a.m.2121 Eastchester Rd. A 21-year-old Hispanic male was behind bars after being nabbed with an illegal gun. Arrested was Gilbert Ojeda. Recovered by police was a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol.

50th PCT.

THURS, APRIL 17th, 2:20 a.m.3156 Albany Crescent. Two suspects were arrested as police removed a 12 gauge shot gun from their possession. Arrested were 61-year-old Gary Conetta and 47 year old Edward Ackerman.

MON, APRIL 21st, 9:05 a.m.3031 Bailey Ave. A search is underway for a black male about 35 years old. The unidentified male culprit attempted to rob a store. No injuries were reported.

52nd PCT.

WED, APRIL 16th, 2:10 p.m.2505 University Ave. Emergency units responded to the wide street after a vehicle struck a father and his baby. The older man was suffering from a broken leg, but the baby was suffering not only from two broken legs, but also from a punctured lung. Officers from Highway 1’s Accident Investigation Squad were summoned to the accident scene near west 190 St. to assist with the inquiry. 

WED, APRIL 16th, 9:40 p.m.Valentine Ave. and East 194 St. The staff at St. Barnabas Hospital treated a Hispanic male. The injured man was stabbed in the back according to officials. Police officers at the crime scene conducted interviews looking for potential witnesses.

THURS, APRIL 17th, 2:35 p.m. – 2558 Grand Concourse. A female Traffic Officer was attacked while on duty. The city worker’s arm was twisted while in the process of issuing a parking violation. The officer was transported to an area hospital for medical attention. Detectives are investigating the incident. 

FRI, APRIL 18th, 9:00 p.m.2199 University Ave. The staff at St. Barnabas Hospital treated two females who had been stabbed. Responding officers requested detectives to the scene to help obtain information about the incident.  

SAT, APRIL 19th, 1:00 p.m.University Ave. and West 183 St. An 18 year old Latino teenager was admitted to Bronx Lebanon Hospital. Twice an unknown person had stabbed the teen.

MON, APRIL 21st, 7:15 p.m. – 15 East 198 St. Three arrest were made as police took another illegal gun off of our streets. Authorities removed this time a 22-caliber pistol.


MON, APRIL 21st, 11:50 p.m. 2744 Dewey Ave. A 19-year-old male teen was shot several times according to officials. The teen was suffering from five bullet to the shoulder, neck, back, hand, and stomach areas when he arrived at Jacobi Medical Center. 

Fire Log

THURS, APRIL 17th, 1:40 a.m.4052 Lowerre Pl.  Engine 63, Ladder 39, and Battalion 15 and Engine 62 and Ladder 32 responded to a fire at a two story private home. A call went out immediately for additional help by Engine 63’s officer as flames were already dancing out of two windows. Two minutes later, Battalion 15 ordered the transmission of a second alarm, followed by a third alarm at 2 a.m. Over a dozen engine companies, seven hook and ladder companies, a squad unit, and a rescue company were some of the units who responded to battle the spreading fire. One of the firefighters rescued a 9-month-old baby boy and a 39-year-old male. The two injured victims were transported to Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center for smoke inhalation treatment. At 2:37 a.m. the blaze was declared under control. Ambulance crews treated a 39-year-old woman who jumped from a second floor window prior to the first fire unit arriving on scene. Two other occupants were also injured. The fire also spread to an adjacent building and has been deemed suspicious.  Eight firefighters were also injured.               

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