Police Blotter

40th PCT.

WED, JULY 2nd, 1:00 a.m. – 315 East 143 St. Ambulance crews from the Emergency Medical Service treated two victims of a shooting. The youngest victim was a 14-year-old black male who had been shot in the right arm. The second victim was described as a 19-year-old black male who was suffering from a bullet wound to the left thigh. They were both transported to Lincoln Medical Center.

THURS, JULY 3rd, 6:00 a.m. – 1006 East 151 St. The death of a three-week-old baby is under review. The infant was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center where doctors indicated that the baby had died.

SAT, JULY 5th, 3:40 a.m. – 512 East 145 St. A 19 year old Hispanic male was arrested after police officer found him with a 22-caliber handgun. Damel Hugo could face a year in jail if found guilty in court. 

SAT, JULY 5th, 3:35 p.m. – 450 St. Ann’s St. Despite an effect to save a 19-year-old male, the teen died in less then an hour after public safety units were called to help him. The teen had been playing basketball and passed out. He was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center where he expired a shot time later.

SUN, JULY 6th, 9:55 p.m. – 521 East 146 St. A 30 year Hispanic male was arrested by local police officer after he was found in possession of an unregistered gun. Recovered by authorities was a 40-caliber pistol.

41st PCT.

WED, JULY 2nd, 5:50 a.m. – 985 Simpson St. A search was conducted for two males who invaded an apartment. The unidentified culprits wearing masks entered the home at knifepoint. They fled with an assortment of jewelry, a DVD player, a lap top computer, and an unknown amount of money. 

THURS, JULY 3rd, 6:00 a.m. – 627 Manida St. An undercover police officer arrested a 25-year-old man and also a 22-year-old woman. The pair was arrested when police found them in possession of a 9-mm pistol.

SAT, JULY 5th, 11:30 a.m. – 625 Manida St. Police are looking into a shooting. An unidentified male was found suffering from a bullet wound. He was taken to an area hospital and treated for the bullet wound. Authorities arrested him for possession of an imitation pistol.

TUES, JULY 8th, 11:58 p.m. – 1051 Kelly St. A 22-year-old Hispanic man was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center. The man was suffering from a stab wound to the stomach. Detectives are investigating the incident.

43rd PCT.

WED, JULY 2nd, 4:45 a.m. – 1230 Leland Ave. Authorities are looking into the death of a woman. Officials were informed that the woman had been depressed for the past several weeks, but authorities found the woman’s body outside the apartment house where she resided on the 5th floor.

THURS, JULY 3rd, 12:10 p.m. – 1133 Morrison Ave. A gunpoint robbery netted the culprit twenty thousand dollars. The culprit pushed his way into the victim’s home at gunpoint. The victim escaped injury. 

FRI, JULY 4th, 9:45 p.m. – Castle Hill and Seward Aves. Officers from Highway 1’s Accident Investigation Squad are working with local detectives in an attempt to locale a vehicle that fled an accident scene. The vehicle that left the accident scene struck a 43-year-old man. The injured man was transported to Jacobi Medical Center where he expired.

SAT, JULY 5th, 8:15 p.m. – Thieriot Ave. Specially trained police officers safely removed a homemade explosive device. Investigators arrested the culprit as other detectives conduct an inquiry.   

MON, JULY 7th, 1:40 a.m. – 1460 Westchester Ave. A 48-year-old Hispanic man was listed in extremely critical condition after being shot. The man was suffering from a bullet wound to the chest when he arrived at Jacobi Medical Center.

44th PCT.

SAT, JULY 5th, 7:55 p.m. – 1100 University Ave. A suspect was arrested after the person was found in possession of a gun. Recovered by authorities was a 38-caliber revolver.

SAT, JULY 5th, 8:40 p.m. – River Ave. and East 161 St. A police officer issued a summons to an off duty city corrections officer. The city worker was charged with disorderly conduct.

SUN, JULY 6th, 12:15 a.m. – 964 Morris Ave. One of the victims was reported in critical condition by the medical staff at Lincoln Medical Center. Four other victims were reported in stable condition to officials investigating the shooting. All victims were reported to be males.

TUES, JULY 8th, 3:30 p.m. – Harlem River and East 157 St. The body of a Hispanic man was found floating in the river. Police removed the body from the waterway and are conducting an inquiry concerning the death.

45th PCT.

FRI, JULY 4th, 11:45 p.m. – 2474 St. Raymond’s Ave. Patrol officers arrested a suspect as an illegal gun was removed from future street use. The recovered weapon was vouched for evidence during court proceedings.


46th PCT.

FRI, JULY 4th, 12:55 a.m. – Mt. Hope Pl. and Monroe Ave. A 20-year-old female was taken into custody after she was found in possession of a 32-caliber revolver. Arrested was Lutonja Armstrong.  She could face a year in jail.

47th PCT.

WED, JULY 2nd, 12:55 a.m. – 3445 Holland Ave. A 41 year old black male was slashed in several differ body locations. The unidentified male was treated at Jacobi Medical Center for injuries to the neck and hand areas. The attacker fled, but detectives are gathering information about the attack. 

WED, JULY 2nd, 1:45 p.m. – 743 East 243 St. A search was conducted for two juveniles who had escaped from a detention center. The two unidentified culprits walked out of the front door of the Catholic Guardian Society center causing officials to summon additional police officers to the community to help conduct a search.  

THURS, JULY 3rd, 1:50 a.m. – 4619 White Plains Rd. Members of an undercover police unit took a 26-year-old man into custody. Officers from the Bronx Anti-crime Unit nabbed a 26-year-old black male who was in possession of a 40-caliber pistol.

THURS, JULY 3rd, 9:40 p.m. – Wilson Ave. and Boston Rd. A man injured by a pellet from a ‘B-B’ gun requested medical assistance from the staff at Montifiore Hospital. The victim arrived at the facility on his own. Once realizing that the man had been shot, police were summoned to the hospital. An inquiry is underway.

FRI, JULY 4th, 1:25 a.m. – White Plains Rd. and Burke Ave. Police investigators were busy recovering evidence after shots had been fired. The evidence did indicate that bullets were discharged at the location. Authorities located a male who had been shot. He was treated at Lincoln Medical Center and later on arrested, charged with grand larceny auto.

FRI, JULY 4th, 2:30 a.m. – 4438 Edson Ave. Authorities are looking into an incident where shots were fired into the exterior of a home. The bullets failed to enter the interior, no injuries were reported.

FRI, JULY 4th, 5:20 a.m. – 733 Cranford Ave. The staff at Jacobi Medical Center assisted a male who had been shot in the buttocks. The male victim was reported in stable condition.  

SUN, JULY 6th, 2:20 a.m. – 1912 Bussing Ave. Detectives are looking into a shooting which sent a female to the hospital. The woman was treated at Jacobi Medical Center for a leg wound. Investigators were busy gathering information about the incident.

SUN, JULY 6th, 11:15 p.m. – 1455 East 222 St. Authorities are looking into a commercial armed robbery. At gunpoint an unknown amount of money was taken. No one was injured but authorities are hoping for a quick arrest. 

TUES, JULY 8th, 1:35 a.m. – 918 East 225 St. A culprit was arrested as authorities recovered a sub-machine gun. Officials were happy that the AR-15 weapon will no longer be on the local streets.

TUES, JULY 8th, 4:30 a.m. – Barnes Ave. and East 224 St. Anther gun was removed from the Wakefield area community. Patrol officers recovered this time a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol.

48th PCT.

THURS, JULY 3rd, 3:30 p.m. – 2365 Lorillard Pl. A male who had been shot was treated at St. Barnabas Hospital. The male was suffering from a grazed wound to the arm when he arrived at the facility.

SAT, JULY 5th, 2:55 a.m. – East 178 St. near Bryant Ave. The staff at St. Barnabas Hospital’s emergency room treated a male for a bullet wound. The man had a gun shot wound to the foot according to officials. Local detectives have been assigned to investigate this incident.

49th PCT.

FRI, JULY 4th, 9:45 p.m. – 2148 Barnes Ave. Displaying what appeared to be a simulated pistol, two males pushed their way into a home. The victims were tied up as a search of the home was made. The culprits fled with four thousand dollars, jewelry, and other property.

MON, JULY 7th, 9:05 p.m. – Brady Ave. and Bronx Park East. A 15-year-old Hispanic boy was fighting for his life. The teen had been stabbed three times with two wounds to the chest area. He was admitted to Jacobi Medical Center in critical condition. 

50th PCT.

WED, JULY 2nd, 1:40 p.m. – 3424 Kingsbridge Ave. The death of a 68-year-old man is under review by law enforcement officials. The man apparently died from a drug overdose was found kneeing down in the tub. The body was released to the Medical Examiner’s office so that an autopsy could be performed. 

FRI, JULY 4th, 4:30 a.m. – 5900 Arlington Ave. Firefighter responding to assist a person with a medical problem required police assistance. An apparent intoxicated person attacked the smoke-eaters. One firefighter was injured requiring medical assistance according to officials. The suspect was arrested. 

52nd PCT.

SAT, JULY 5th, 1:40 a.m. – 40 West Moshulo Pkwy. South. Authorities are looking into a shooting. A man was found suffering from a bullet wound to the torso area. He found his own way to Montifiore Hospital where he was admitted in serious condition. Police officers who were summoned to the hospital have started an inquiry into the incident.


THURS, JULY 3rd, 3:25 a.m. – 3050 Park Ave. Police officers from Housing’s PSA # 7 arrested a 16 year old black male. The teen was in possession of a 380-caliber pistol when nabbed by the police.


TUES, JULY 8th, 5:25 a.m. – Grand Concourse and East 167 St. A man apparently jumped in front of an IND train. Power had to be removed from the tracks as emergency workers removed the man from under the train. Transit Officers from District 11 assisted at the scene with 44th Pct. officers.

Fire Log

THURS, JULY 3rd, 7:05 a.m. – Schieffelin Pl. and East 225 St. Fire units under the leadership of Battalion 15 battled a fire in a city Housing Authority Building. The blaze was located on the third floor of the 6 story high residential structure. The fire was extinguished within minutes.

THURS, JULY 3rd, 8:45 p.m. – 2136 Ellis Ave. Firefighting units from the Castle Hill Ave. station had only a block to travel before they met the ‘red devil.’ Backed up by other fire units, the crews from Engine 64 and Ladder 47 battled the basement blaze within a two story dwelling until they were able to totally contain and extinguish the spreading flames. Battalion 18 deemed the incident suspicious after a can containing gasoline was located. Fire Marshals are investigating. 

THURS, JULY 3rd, 11:20 p.m. – Orchard Beach. A fire damaged the beach house in Pelham Bay Park. Fire units from Co-op City, Astor Ave, and Bruckner Blvd raced to the remote area of the Bronx largest recreational area. At midnight, a second alarm was sounded bring additional help to the scene for relief purposes.

FRI, JULY 4th, 8:00 p.m. – East 243 St. and White Plains Rd. Units from the East 233 St. station were the closest to battle a reported fire in a six-story high apartment house near the city line. A hose line was quickly stretched to the burning 2nd floor apartment where firefighters encountered a Collyer’s Mansion condition. Searches were delayed as firefighters were forced to use more caution as the crawled along the floor looking for trapped residents. The water from two hose lines was sufficient to extinguish the fire.

TUES, JULY 8th, 6:10 a.m. – 1 East 213 St. Firefighters from several stations raced to a one story commercial building near Jerome Ave. Within minutes a second alarm was transmitted doubling the personnel already deployed to the scene. Over 80 firefighters battled the fire with only two being injured according to officials. Within 90 minutes, most of the emergency equipment left the scene.    

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