Police Blotter

40th PCT.

THURS, MAY 1st, 8:05 a.m. – 234 East 149 St.  An unidentified male called authorities indicating that a bomb was placed in Lincoln Medical Center. The caller hung up forcing officials to search the entire hospital.

SAT, MAY 3rd, 3:15 a.m. – 2582 Third Ave. The attack on a 38-year-old male is under review by local sleuths. The victim was shot five times according to authorities who indicated that the injured party was in extremely critical condition.

SAT, MAY 3rd, 9:00 p.m. – Willis Ave. and Major Deegan Expwy. A 13-year-old boy was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center with multiple injuries. The young teenager was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross the hectic lanes of the interstate roadway. The teen was reportedly admitted in serious but stable condition.

SUN, MAY 4th, 12:00 p.m. – Grand Concourse and East 144 St. A Hispanic male riding a bike was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center. The rider was struck by a vehicle according to officials who indicated that there was no criminality connected to the accident.

41st PCT.

WED, APRIL 30, 5:40 a.m. – Coster St. and Spofford Ave. A suspect was nabbed by police officers while conducting a search after the robbery occurred. Officers spotted the culprit, arresting a 32-year-old male. Taken during the strong-armed robbery was $95 in cash and several credit cards.

THURS, MAY 1st, 5:40 p.m. – Additional police officers were needed after a cache of weapons and related supplies were discovered. Among the items recovered by officials was a smoke grenade, a grenade launcher, besides a quantity of ammunition.

42nd PCT.

THURS, MAY 1st, 7:50 a.m. – Boston Rd. and Claremont Pkwy. A Hispanic male trying to make a living by driving a livery cab required medical attention after being attacked. The driver who is in his thirties was stabbed twice in the abdomen. An ambulance crew transported the victim to Lincoln Medical Center. The attacker was described as a black male about thirty years old who fled with sixty dollars in cash.

SAT, MAY 3rd, 1:00 a.m. – 1236 Intervale Ave. Authorities are looking into the death of a 29-year-old Latino man. The crime victim had been stabbed in the back. The wound apparently claimed the man’s life. 

43rd PCT.

SAT, MAY 3rd, 9:00 p.m. – A 45 year old Hispanic male was arrested after police investigated a complaint that an 11-year-old girl was the victim of a sex related crime.

44th PCT.

THURS, MAY 1st, 5:30 p.m. – 14 West 170 St. Police officials looking into a theft arrested a suspect for the knifepoint robbery. The culprit took a laptop computer. 

MON, MAY 5th, 4:00 a.m. – 1387 Teller Ave. A search was conducted by local police officers after a robbery occurred. The victim was robbed at gunpoint officials report while sustaining a minor injury.

MON, MAY 5th, 4:15 p.m. – 1400 Jessup Ave. Authorities are looking into the death of a Hispanic woman. Officials indicated that the woman possibly jumped from a window, causing her death.

45th PCT.

WED, APRIL 30, 1:15 p.m. – 1517 Rowland Ave. Police officers carrying a search warrant recovered three weapons as part of an ongoing investigation. Vouched by police was a 32-caliber revolver, a rifle, besides a B-B gun.

SAT, MAY 3rd, 11:10 p.m. – Country Club Rd. and Bruckner Blvd. A 9-mm semi automatic pistol was removed from the street thanks to a local police officer. A suspect was arrested who was in possession of the weapon.

MON, MAY 5th, 1:10 a.m. – Ericson Ave. A search was conducted for a back male who conducted an armed robbery. At gunpoint, the young culprit, believed to be about 20 years old, told the victim “Give me what you got!” The victim escaped injuries and the culprit escaped.

TUES, MAY 6th, 3:50 p.m. – 177 Dreiser Loop. Additional police officers were dispatched into the northern section of Co-op City after a shooting occurred. An unidentified male was shot in the hand as part of an ongoing dispute. The victim was transported to an area medical facility for urgent care. Detectives have been assigned to investigate the incident 

46th PCT.

THURS, MAY 1st, 8:50 a.m. – 1928 Loring Pl. A suspect was arrested as police removed a 380-caliber from West Bronx streets.

SAT, MAY 3rd, 10:45 p.m. -315 Echo Pl. A 26-year-old Hispanic male was taken into police custody authorities report. The culprit was nabbed by police while in possession of a 9-mm semi-automatic pistol.

47th PCT.

FRI, MAY 2nd, 1:15 a.m. – East 217 St. and Barnes Ave. The emergency room staff at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital treated a teenager who had been attacked. The 19-year-old victim had been stabbed and was reported to be in stable condition. Detectives are looking into the attack.

SAT, MAY 3rd, 6:40 p.m. – East 222 St. and White Plains Rd. A 19-year-old male was arrested by police after he was found in possession of a 25-caliber pistol.

SUN, MAY 4th, 10:00 a.m. – 3021 Holland Ave. Police using a K-9 were able to track a 47-year-old woman. The emotional disturbed woman stated that she was seeing things inside her home. The woman fled the resident and was traced to a local train station by one of the Police Dept’s K-9’s. Officials continued searching for the woman who was located at Montefiore Hospital.  

TUES, MAY 6th, 2:05 a.m. – Bronx River Pkwy and East Gun Hill Rd. Police officers from Highway 1 arrested a motorist. Authorities reported that the driver of a Subaru struck another vehicle along the Northbound lanes of the parkway. The second vehicle left the roadway and stopped once entering the waters of the Bronx River. Officials indicated that the driver of the Subaru was charged with drunk driving.

48th PCT.

WED, APRIL 30, 12:35 a.m. – Boston Rd. and Bryant Ave. Police were called to the scene of a very serious vehicle accident. After assisting the injured who were taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, specially trained police officers checked the driver to see if any laws were violated. Initial indications indicated that there was no criminally connected to the accident. 

SAT, MAY 3rd, 6:45 a.m. – 2140 Daly Ave. A 24-year-old Hispanic male was arrested after he was found in possession of a handgun. The unidentified man had a 380-caliber semi-automatic pistol when arrested.

SUN, MAY 4th, 6:05 a.m. – Bronx River Pkwy. Emergency units rushed to the parkway after a person was trapped inside their vehicle. The vehicle had struck a tree trapping the male driver. Officers from the Emergency Service Squad responded to assist the driver who once removed was taken to Jacobi Medical Center. 

49th PCT.

THURS, MAY 1st, 3:10 p.m. – 2243 White Plains Rd. A search was conducted for a black male. The unidentified man robbed a store clerk while displaying a handgun. The thief fled with $600 in cash according to investigators.

FRI, MAY 2nd, 2:20 p.m. – 700 Allerton Ave. Detectives are looking for the person who robbed a local bank branch. The thief passed a note to a teller and fled with over a thousand dollars in cash. 

SAT, MAY 3rd, 10:15 a.m. – 727 Morris Park Ave. A search was conducted for a black male. The male believed to be about 50 years old robbed a store at gunpoint. The armed thief showed the weapon to a store clerk and fled with over one thousand dollars. No injuries were reported.

MON, MAY 5th, 10:45 p.m. – Lydig Ave. and Wallace Ave. A local patrol officer arrested a suspect who was in possession of a 40-caliber Glock pistol.

50th PCT.

WED, APRIL 30, 1:30 a.m. – 3709 Riverdale Ave. Authorities are looking for the culprit who broke into a local bank branch office. The thief forced the front door and made off with an unknown amount of property. 

THURS, MAY 1st, 3:10 a.m. – 5900 Arlington Ave. A suspect was arrested as police started to gather information about a homicide. A Hispanic female was found with her throat slashed after having an argument with a male at the Sky View Housing complex. 

TUES, MAY 6th, 2:10 a.m. – 2714 University Ave. A black male was rushed to a local hospital after being attacked. The male victim was suffering from a broken cheekbone but was arrested by investigators upon learning that the victim was wanted by authorities for an outstanding felony arrest warrant. As he was treated at St. Barnabas Hospital, two suspects were arrested and charged with the attack. 

52nd PCT.

WED, APRIL 30, 9:45 p.m. – 2490 Davidson Ave. Five suspects were arrested as police removed a semi-automatic pistol from local streets. Vouched by authorities was a 9-mm handgun.

FRI, MAY 2nd, 10:20 a.m. – Webster Ave. and East Bedford Park Blvd. Several police officers were taken to Jacobi Medical Center after their police vehicle was involved in an accident. The officers, assigned to the Condition’s Unit, were reported to have minor injuries. 

SAT, MAY 3rd, 3:20 a.m. – Evelyn Place and Grand Ave. A shooting sent a teenage to St. Barnabas Hospital. The 19-year-old boy was suffering from a leg wound when he arrived at the medical facility.

MON, MAY 5th, 5:45 a.m. – 20 West 190 St. A suspect was arrested after a Hispanic male was stabbed during a dispute. The male victim was suffering from a wound to the chest area upon arrival at St. Barnabas Hospital.

MON, MAY 5th, 2:35 p.m. – 306 East 204 St. A city worker was transported to North Central Bronx Hospital after being struck by a vehicle. A parking enforcement officer was reported to be stable condition officials report. 


THURS, MAY 1st, 1:45 p.m. – East 161 St. and River Ave. Officers from the Emergency Service Squad were dispatched to the Yankee Stadium train station after Transit District # 12 police officers discovered two unclaimed duffle bags. The specifically skilled officers examined the two bags using specialized equipment. Train traffic was halted as police though of traveler’s safety. A further inspection revealed that the duffle bags were filled with clothes. Train traffic was then permitted to resume.

Fire Log

FRI, MAY 2nd, 5:26 p.m. – 2089 Washington Ave. A second alarm was sounded by the first arriving firefighting unit who found rapidly spreading flames inside a three-story wooden residential building. Engine Company 88 from the Belmont Ave. station sounded the second alarm that would more than double the original number of responding units. Eight engine companies, five ladder companies, a rescue company, a squad company, Satellite Engine Company, four Battalion Chiefs, all commanded by Division 7 were heading to battle the red devil. One of the nearest engine companies, Engine 46 was preoccupied and would not be able to respond until the third alarm was sounded at 5:32 p.m.  Based on the number of quality phone calls received by the Bronx Fire Alarm Dispatchers, four engines and two ladder companies besides Rescue 3 and Squad 61 were all sent on the first alarm with Battalion 19 in command. Division 7 responded upon the transmission of the 2nd alarm. Upon arrival, Division 7 transmitted the third alarm as the fire was now consuming three separate homes. At 5:42 p.m., Division 7 reported that they had four attached homes on fire with hose lines in each. Searches were delayed due to the heavy fire condition. Division 7 provided a report that indicated within 19 minutes into the operation, one tower ladder was in operation, five hose lines in operation, fire in five buildings. Within minutes, a second tower ladder was placed into operation pouring water onto the spreading flames. By the time, the City Wide Tour Commander arrived and assumed command of the operation, four tower ladders and seven hand lines were battling the inferno. Nineteen minutes short of three hours worth of time battling the red devil, the conflagration was declared under control. Firefighters remained on the scene for many hours afterwards, extinguishing small pockets of fires as they were discovered. It was not until after 11 p.m. that the last ambulance left the scene. Five firefighters were reported injured.

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