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40th PCT.

SAT, NOV. 14th, 4:55 a.m. – Third Ave. and East 143 St. Another arrest was made as police officers continue to make the Bronx a safer place to live. With this arrest, police also recovered and vouched an illegal gun.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 2:45 p.m. – 442 Jackson Ave. A search was conducted by police officers looking for five males after an armed robbery was reported. The culprits fled with thirty dollars and an IPOD from two males after committing the robbery at gunpoint.

MON, NOV. 16th, 9:35 a.m. – 690 East 147 St. A 43 year old male kept authorities at bay after he barricaded himself in his apartment. Officials were not sure if the man was armed, but no changes were taken by the first responders. After a stand-off, the emotionally distressed man was taken into custody and transported to Lincoln Medical Center.

MON, NOV. 16th, 2:35 p.m. – 225 Willis Ave. The staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated a 20 year old male. The male was taken to the hospital after being stabbed once in the stomach. Local detectives will conduct the inquiry.

WED, NOV. 18th, 10:30 a.m. – Brook Ave. and East 141 St. Additional rescue units from the police dept’s emergency service division responded to a reported vehicle accident. An unmarked police car was involved in an accident with a civilian vehicle at the intersection. Once being freed from the vehicle, three police officers were transported to Lincoln Medical Center where one officer was admitted after the initial examination.

THURS, NOV. 19th, 10:40 p.m. – 350 East 138 St. A 23 year old black male was arrested after police found him with a semi-automatic pistol. Recovered by police was a 380-caliber handgun.

FRI, NOV. 20th, 12:30 a.m. – Courtlandt Ave. and East 157 St. A 25 year old male appeared at Lincoln Medical Center seeking help for a bullet wound. The Hispanic male went to the hospital suffering from a bullet wound the shoulder area. Police were alerted to the incident and after obtaining information about the event, launched an inquiry.

41st PCT.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 8:20 p.m. – 1185 Garrison Ave. The staff at Lincoln Medical Center went to work on a 33 year old Hispanic male. The Latino male was the victim and was suffering from two bullet wounds upon arriving at the medical facility. The hospital staff treated wounds to the left leg and back area before the victim was admitted to the facility. Now detectives are looking for the culprit.

THURS, NOV. 19th, 3:30 a.m. – Detectives are looking into an incident where a 38 year old woman was assaulted. The Latino woman was stabbed in the back officials indicated. The staff at Lincoln Medical Center treated the emergency medical care for the victim.

42nd PCT.

SAT, NOV. 14th, 3:00 a.m. – 830 Washington Ave. Another gun was taken off of Bronx streets by police. This time a male suspect was arrested as the illegal weapon was vouched as evidence.

MON, NOV. 16th, 3:45 p.m. – 818 Home St. Additional police officers were deployed into the area after two young persons were shot. One of the victim’s, a girl, had left a nearby school. Responding police officers found a 19 year old black male with a bullet wound to the lower back in addition to the 15 year old Hispanic girl who suffered from a bullet wound to the head. The girl, an incident bystander, was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center in critical condition. Due to the work of the medical staff at Lincoln, the girl had been release from Lincoln Hospital and has entered a rehab center. Thanks to some old fashion detective work, no corners were left unturned. All leads were checked and police ended up making several arrest. The incident is still under investigation.

MON, NOV. 16th, 8:45 p.m. – 907 East 173 St. Emergency units from multiple city agencies responded to an apartment house after a crack was discovered. Officials also received a report that the structure had also shifted. Firefighters evacuated the residents as police officers provided building security as 37 residents were forced from their homes. Train traffic along the IRT’s number 2 and 5 lines were affected until Building Dept. engineers after mid-night declared the building to be safe. Residents were permitted to return to their homes as emergency crews left the scene.

FRI, NOV. 20th, 11:25 a.m. – 1228 Union Ave. A 40 year old black male was arrested by undercover police officers. The male culprit was nabbed while in possession of a 9-mm pistol.

43rd PCT.

FRI, NOV. 20th, 4:50 a.m. – White Plains Rd. and Gildersleeve Ave. Police officers were sent to the Harding Park section where the body of a man had been discovered. The body was in a public area, and en examination indicated that there was not visible trauma. Local detectives will handle the inquiry.

SAT, NOV. 21st, 9:11 p.m. – 737 Rosedale Ave. Additional police officers were sent to assist at the scene where shots had been fired at another police officer who was on duty. The officers escaped injury, but two suspects were arrested.

44th PCT.

SAT, NOV. 14th, 6:40 a.m. – 214 East 168 St. A crime scene was established after the building superintendent made a horrifying discovery. Police officers responding established the crime scene area after opening a plastic bag. Inside the bag were the remains of a human being, minus the head, arms, and legs. Investigators were unable to provide any other information including the victim’s sex or race. The remains were turned over to the experts at the Medical Examiner’s office. Once the autopsy is complete, a report will be forwarded to local investigators.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 3:50 a.m. – Woodycrest Ave. and West 166 St. Another semi-automatic pistol was removed from the Highbridge community by local patrol officers. Recovered and vouched by patrol officers was a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol with the arrest of a male culprit.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 4:50 a.m. – East 165 St. and Grand Concourse. Police investigators are looking for a vehicle that was described as a dark colored SUV. The high powered vehicle apparently struck and killed a Hispanic female while she was crossing the street. Officers from Highway 1’s Accident Investigation Squad will work together trying to find the responsible vehicle and its driver.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 7:40 p.m. – 1307 Edward L. Grant Hwy. A 21 year old Hispanic male ended up in jail after he was found in possession of a 380-caliber pistol by local police.

WED, NOV. 18th, 11:15 a.m. – 1020 Walton Ave. Investigators are conducting an inquiry after learning that two black males invaded a home at gunpoint. Upon entering the home, the victims were tied up by the perpetrators. With two-hundred and fifty dollars in cash the pair fled the home. Upon learning of the incident, additional police officers were deployed into the community to help search for the two culprits.

THURS, NOV. 19th, 5:20 p.m. – 1517 Walton Ave. Police officers arrested a 44 year old Latino male who was in possession of an unregistered handgun. Taken from the Hispanic man was a 38-caliber pistol.

SAT, NOV. 21st, 5:30 a.m. – Police investigators are looking for the male culprit who raped a 27 year old woman. The woman was attacked in the first floor stairwell of a building. Police were called and assisted the victim. Now detectives have the task to locate the unknown culprit.

45th PCT.

MON, NOV. 16th, 4:15 p.m. – 2363 Lyon Ave. Authorities are looking for four masked culprits who pushed the victim of a robbery in to their home. Once inside the home, the victim was secured by the culprits before a search of the home was made. The perpetrators fled with one thousand dollars. The victim was transported to Jacobi Medical Center for treatment to a head injury.

46th PCT.

MON, NOV. 16th, 10:20 a.m. – 1958 Anthony Ave. Police were alerted that a 35 year old woman was found unconscious inside an apartment. Since there was no apparent reason for the death, the body was released to the Medical Examiner’s Office so that an autopsy could be performed. Detectives were later on notified that the death was not suspicious.

TUES, NOV. 17th, 11:00 p.m. – 1794 Anthony Ave. Three arrests, including a 21 year old Hispanic male, were made as police recovered another semi-automatic pistol. The 9-mm pistol once in police custody was vouched for use at a later date as evidence.

FRI, NOV. 20th, 8:15 p.m. – Jerome Ave. and Featherbed Lane. A 23 year old male was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital. The man had been stabbed four times in the back. Local police officers searched for witnesses and evidence at the crime scene.

FRI, NOV. 20th, 11:10 a.m. – 2334 Creston Ave. The staff at St. Barnabas Hospital provided the medical assistance to help a 20 year old Hispanic male. The young Latino male had been stabbed three times in the back area. Detectives were trying to learn who was responsible for the attack.

SAT, NOV. 21st, 10:06 p.m. – Morris Ave. and East 183 St. Detectives were summoned to the scene of a shooting. A 28 year old Hispanic male had been shot in the face by an unknown person. The victim expired in less then 20 minutes making the incident a homicide. A gun was recovered at the scene by investigators.

47th PCT.

MON, NOV. 16th, 5:00 p.m. – 744 East 237 St. A 63 year old black male was arrested after police found him with an unregistered weapon. Recovered from the elderly culprit was a 357-revolver.

48th PCT.

MON, NOV. 16th, 8:30 p.m. – 2000 Prospect Ave. Responding police officers were faced with a multi-victim shooting. One male expired at St. Barnabas Hospital while a second male victim was suffering from a bullet wound to the right side. Later on a Hispanic woman appeared at Lincoln Medical Center suffering from a bullet wound to the left leg. Police were summoned to the hospital to interview the 58 year old woman. The investigation is underway.

49th PCT.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 2:05 a.m. – White Plains Rd. and Allerton Ave. Police are looking into the death of a male victim. The unidentified male expired at Jacobi Medical Center after being stabbed.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 2:20 a.m. – 2301 Wallace Ave. Authorities are looking into the death of a Hispanic male. The victim’s, in his forties, death was not deemed suspicious, but it is under review.

SAT, NOV. 21st, 4:00 a.m. – 2241 White Plains Rd. Police investigators are looking for the woman who attacked a 32 year old man. The male victim was stabbed twice including a wound to the right arm. The victim was transported to Jacobi Medical Center as police officers issued an alert for a female who fled from the crime scene in a jeep.

50th PCT.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 12:20 a.m. – 630 West 246 St. A 67 year old man fell victim to two culprits. The two thieves covered their faces with ski masks as they robbed the older man at gun point. The pair made odd with three bags of jewelry containing an unknown amount of jewelry.

THURS, NOV. 19th, 3:05 p.m. – 3246 Kingsbridge Ave. A 22 year old man was arrested as police recovered another gun. This time a 40-caliber pistol was vouched by the arresting police officer so that the weapon could be used on a later date in court.

52nd PCT.

SUN, NOV. 15th, 3:45 a.m. – Bronx River Pkwy and Pelham Pkwy. Authorities are looking into a vehicle mishap that claimed a life. A pedestrian was on the Bronx River Parkway when struck by two vehicles. One vehicle fled the scene according to witnesses while the second vehicle remained. Officers from Highway’s 1 Accident Investigation Squad were summoned to help gather evidence at the crime scene.

FRI, NOV. 20th, 8:45 p.m. – 2305 Grand Ave. A 55 year old man was taken into police custody after he was found in possession of a 9-mm pistol. The weapon was vouched so that it could be used as evidence during a court trail.

Fire Log

SAT, NOV. 14th, 7:24 p.m. – 1274 Bronx River Ave. Firefighters were dispatched to a reported fire in a Laundromat near East 172 St. Engine 45 and 82 arrived within minutes after the alarm was first received along with Tower Ladders 58 and 31 under the command of Battalion 18. The fire was located in a one story commercial building but it was rapidly spreading in the rear of the structure. A hose line was quickly stretched and charged as water was starting to flow from the tip of the nozzle. Officials ordered a second hose line to be stretched. Once in place, the line was charged as more water started to be poured onto the flames. Engine 46 and 50 with Tower Ladder 54 responded to fill out the first alarm assignment. In addition, Squad 41 and Rescue 3 rushed to the scene to assist in the extinguish operations. At 7:35 p.m., the Incident Commander requested an additional assistance from the crews of Engine 96 and Ladder 27. At 7:42 p.m., a second alarm was sounded. The fire had been detected in two adjacent stores. It would take the entire force another hour before the Citywide Command, Chief Robert Maynes, would indicate that the fire was under control.

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