-The following are crime reports and arrests filed by the NYPD’s police precincts in the Bronx.
— On Wednesday, March 22, at approximately 12:43 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive aided female at 647 Cauldwell Ave. When cops arrived, they found a 38-year-old female unconscious and unresponsive in her bed — she had trauma to her face and neck. EMS pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. The investigation remains ongoing.
The deceased has been identified as Lissette Gomez.
— The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the whereabouts of the three individuals in connection with a homicide that occurred on March 10.
At approximately 3:18 p.m., three men approached a 33-year-old male victim inside of 1690 E. 174 St. Once inside, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the chest. Another suspect also was a carrying a firearm, which he shot a round from outside of the building, striking property. All three suspects fled the location in different directions. EMS transported the victim to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi where he was pronounced dead.
The first suspect is described as having a dark complexion and was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, a black ‘The North Face’ jacket and black pants with a white line. The second suspect individual is described as having a light complexion and was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue sweatpants and black sneakers. The third suspect is described as having a medium complexion and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jacket and black Adidas pants with three white lines.
— On March 26, Mohamed Konateh-Sidebeh, 25, was arrested in connection with a homicide that occurred on June 24, 2022. On that date, police responded to a 911 call of a female stabbed inside of 530 Olmstead Ave. (Castle Hill Houses). When police arrive they found Nancy Newsome, 56, who had sustained a stab wound to her lower torso. EMS transported Newsome to NYC Health & Hospitals/Jacobi, where she was pronounced dead.
Konateh-Sidebeh has been charged with murder, manslaughter, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.
— On Monday, March 20, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a 71-year-old male cab driver picked up four females in front of 579 Grand Concourse, when the passengers began a verbal dispute with the driver about opening the trunk. The female passengers then exited the vehicle when one of them began punching the victim multiple times in the face, before removing his cellphone from the vehicle. The suspects then fled on foot on Grand Concourse. The value of the victim’s iPhone 8 is approximately $900.
The individuals being sought are described as females, approximately 30-35 years of age and last seen wearing dark clothing.
— On Saturday, March 11 at approximately 5:35 p.m., a man entered Monsignor Scanlan High School, located at 915 Hutchinson River Parkway, through an unlocked door and once inside removed ID cards, before fleeing on foot.
— On Saturday, March 4, at approximately 2:55 p.m., a male approached a vehicle occupied by a 43-year-old female, a 13-year old female and a 12-year-old male. The suspect pulled out a gun and fired two rounds at the vehicle, striking the rear and front windshields. He then fled on Carver Loop towards Asch Loop. There were no injuries reported to police.
The sought individual is described as having a dark complexion, approximately 5’8”, approximately 180 pounds, 18-21 years of age and last seen wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt, a black jacket and gray sneakers.
— The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals in connection to a robbery that occurred on Thursday, March 16. At approximately 4 p.m., the victim, a 13-year-old male, was aboard an MTA Bus #BX31 heading westbound on Eastchester Road and Boston Road. Two males boarded the bus and forced the victim off, where they then punched and kicked him several times. The suspects proceeded to remove the victim’s cellular phone. The male individuals then fled northbound on foot on Boston Road. The victim refused medical attention on scene.
The suspects are described as being approximately 14-19 years of age. One suspect was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, black vest and black book bag. The other suspect was last seen wearing a blue and black jacket, a black ski-mask and a silver book bag.
— On Saturday, March 25, at approximately 3:07 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at the intersection of East 179 Street and Mapes Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a 34-year-old male with gunshot wounds throughout his body. EMS responded and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A second victim, a 33-year-old male, suffered a gunshot wound to his right arm, and was transported via private means to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.
There are no arrests at this time. The investigation remains ongoing.
The deceased was identified as Darnell Johnson of East 226 Street.
— Shaun Pyles, 25, has been arrested and charged in connected with the March 24 death of Tyquan Pleasant, 27, which occurred at 808 Elsmere Place.
At 1:44 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a male stabbed inside the residence. Officers arrived and found Pleasant, unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the floor outside a 2nd floor apartment, with a stab wound to the back. EMS responded and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Pyles was taken into custody at the scene. She was charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.
— On Thursday, March 23, at approximately 9:10 p.m. in the vicinity of Williamsbridge Road and Lydig Avenue, a male entered a 73-year-old victim’s residence without permission. Once inside, the victim awoke to the individual on top of her, demanding money. The suspect touched the victim’s breasts and proceeded to further sexually assault her. He then fled the scene with the victim’s bank card and pin number. The victim did not sustain any injuries as a result of this incident.
On March 27, police arrested and charged David Salas, 45, in connection to the incident. Salas has been charged with burglary, grand larceny, criminal trespass, sexual misconduct, forcible touching, menacing, sexual abuse and trespass.
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