Police Blotter

40 Precinct

Tuesday, September 20 at 9:05 a.m. — Cops got a report of a forcible touching crime that took place near Gerard Avenue and East 144th Street. The suspect touched a 16-year-old woman’s buttocks as she passed him on the street. The victim said the suspect also had one of his hands underneath his own clothing and was touching himself as he passed her. The suspect, described as a male Hispanic in his early or mid 20s, fled the scene via Gerard Avenue.

45 Precinct

Monday, September 20 at 12:14 p.m. — Cops responded to a public marina in Throggs Neck at 140 Reynolds Avenue. Upon arriving at that location, they were told that a decomposed body was found inside of a crate underneath an upland boat.

48 Precinct

Sunday, August 14 at 11:00 a.m. — As part of a larger pattern of robberies involving the elderly in the Fordham and Belmont communities, a robbery of an 90-year-old woman was reported. A person entered the woman’s apartment on Adams Place through a door that was unlocked and demanded money. The person then took $40 from the victim, along with a gold chains with two wedding rings and a cross on it.

Sunday, August 21 at 6:05 p.m. — As part of a pattern of robberies in the Belmont and Fordham communities, a robbery of an 82-year-old woman was reported. The crime took place near Arthur Avenue and E. 188th Street, with the woman being followed into the vestibule of her building. The robber removed a gold chain from the victim’s neck, pushed her to the ground and then began to kick her when she was on the floor. The man described as the assailant is Hispanic or white and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, gray shorts, black sneakers and a black baseball cap. According to police, Daniel Deynes, a 26-year-old man, is a person wanted for questioning.

49 Precinct

Tuesday, September 20 at 8:50 p.m. — Cops responded to a 911 call of a robbery inside of a auto body shop at 1631 Stillwell Avenue. They were told by two customers who were able to free themselves after being tied up inside the store that two men had entered the shop wearing masks, hoodies and gloves. When they came inside, they tied up the two customers and placed each in the trunks of a vehicle. When they got free, neither the suspects or a male employee were at the location any longer. Later, at 11:16 p.m., cops found the shop’s employee’s vehicle parked in front of 6071 Broadway. A man was seated in the backseat with a zip tie around his neck. The victim was pronounced dead. at Montefiore Medical Center.

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