Friday, January 19 at 11:30 a.m. -- Police in the 45th Precinct got a report of a home invasion robbery at Miles and Hosmer avenues. Six individuals who are described as Hispanic men between 18-years-old and 23-years-old entered a residence located in the vicinity of this intersection, threatening a 18-year-old woman inside with a gun and taking about $4,000 and a cellular phone. The group fled in a silver Chevrolet Tahoe truck with a Florida license plate number ‘415-YTK’ and a dark-colored Volkswagon Passat with a New Jersey license plate. Police did not release information as to whether it was a random criminal act.
At a 45th Precinct Community Council meeting on Thursday, February 1, another home invasion robbery, on Hobart Aveinue in Pelham Bay, was self-reported by a community member as having taken place in December. The victim was stabbed several times.
Monday, February 5 at 5:35 a.m. -- Cops responded to a 911 call of shots fired outside of 1932 Hone Avenue in Morris Park. When they arrived on the scene, police officers found a 45-year-old man who was unconscious and unresponsive, slumped over in a Ford Explorer parked near a school which was not open at time. The man had numerous gunshot wounds to his body, with EMS pronouncing him dead on the scene.
Monday, February 5 at 11:00 a.m. -- Cops are looking for an individual viewed in a surveillance video concerning a home-invasion type burglary and assault near Pelham Parkway North and Laconia Avenue. A 64-year-old woman, the victim, had just returned home when she was confronted by someone she did not know who hit her in the head, tied her with a rope and demanded money. The individual searched the home and took jewelry and a cell phone estimated at $1,000. He fled on foot and is described a five foot, three inch tall man with a medium build. The victim suffered a cut to her head and a broken right arm.