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It was reported to police that on Friday, July
24 at 7:30 a.m., an unidentified man used a
credit card belonging to a 33-year-old male victim
to make unauthorized transactions to purchase
jewelry at Zodiac Jewelry located at 2829
The individual is described as a male, last
seen wearing a white t-shirt, grey sweatpants
and a multicolor hat.
It was reported to police that on Monday,
July 27 at 5:35 p.m. inside of 360 East 149 St.
at Chase Bank, an unidentified male approached
the victim, a 42-year-old male, and removed approximately
$7,000 from his hand and fled the
It was reported to police that on Tuesday,
September 1 at 3:58 a.m. in front of a residential
building in the vicinity of Trinity Avenue and
Pontiac Place, the victim, a 31-year-old male,
was pursued by unidentified males in one vehicle,
a white BMW 7 Series sedan, and a second
car, a silver Hyundai Sonata.
The unidentified males exited the vehicles
and one of them discharged a firearm, striking
the victim in his left leg. The unidentified males
fled in both cars. The victim was transported to
Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.
An unidentified male individual approached
a 24-year-old female uniformed officer assigned
to the 41 Precinct on Thursday, June 4 8:42 p.m.,
opposite of 831 Dawson St. while the officer was
attempting to enforce the established curfew.
The individual became irate, picked up a
metal folding chair, and struck the officer on the
head and arm.
The officer sustained a laceration to the
head, and bruising to the left forearm. The female
officer was removed to NYC Health & Hospitals/
Lincoln in stable condition.
The individual then fled on foot to parts unknown.
The individual sought for questioning is described
as a male, dark complexion, approximately
30-years-old, 6 feet 1 inch tall, with black
hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing
ripped jean shorts, a black t-shirt with a white
decal in front and gold and white sneakers.
It was reported to police that on Friday June
12, at approximately 8:20 a.m. inside of 1131
West Farms Rd., an individual approached the
56-year-old female employee at the counter,
displayed a sharp object and demanded she
open the cash register.
The employee refused and the individual
fled the scene on foot westbound on East 167
On Sunday, July 5 at approximately 6:30
a.m. in front of 963 Prospect Ave., a 20-year-old
female victim left her wallet inside of a taxi.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, an unidentified
male was captured on surveillance inside
a liquor store at 171 Malcolm X Blvd. making
unauthorized transactions on the victim’s
The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance
in locating 17-year old Elder Avenue resident
Jahnesiah St. Bernard, who was last seen
at her residence on Thursday, March 26 at 11
She is described as a Black female, 5 feet 4
inches tall and 200 pounds and was last seen
wearing a yellow jacket, dark grey sweatpants
and blue sneakers.
The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance
in locating 39-year-old John Martinez, who was
last seen at his residence of 1960 East Tremont
Ave. on Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m.
He is described as being 5 feet 9 inches tall
and weighing 200 pounds with brown eyes and
black hair. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket,
blue jeans and black sneakers.
It was reported to police that on Saturday,
May 16, at 7:35 a.m. on the stairs leading to the
elevated Manhattan-bound Morrison Avenue 6
train station, the victim, a 35-year-old male, was
approached from behind by an unidentified male
who grabbed the victim’s neck chain.
A struggle ensued and the unidentified male
and victim fell down several stairs, and the unidentified
male became separated from his
The unidentified male ultimately relieved the
victim of his chain, which was valued at $3,400.
The unidentified male fled to the rear passenger
side of a grey Nissan, which proceeded southbound
on Morrison Avenue.
On Saturday, June 20 at 1:50 a.m. in front
of 150 East 174th St., a 45-year old male victim
was approached on the street by two unidentified
males who displayed firearms and demanded
The males removed $4,300 from the victim’s
pocket and fled the location in a gray Nissan sedan
northbound on Morris Avenue. The victim
was not injured as a result of this incident.
On June 27 at approximately 11:45 p.m. in
the vicinity of Findlay Avenue and East 166th
Street, a 27-year-old victim was walking outside
when an unknown male fired one round and hit
the victim in the leg.
The individual fled southbound on Findlay
Avenue to parts unknown. EMS responded to
the scene and transported the victim to Lincoln
Medical Center in stable condition.
It was reported to police that on Thursday
June 11, 2020, at approximately 1 a.m. at 1349
Inwood Ave., the campus of the Bronx Academy
of Promise Charter School, the individual gained
entry into the location by forcing open a rear roll
Once inside, the individual removed two
power tools and then fled the scene on foot
northbound on Inwood Avenue.
The missing 33-year-old man Kareem Poller
was last seen Saturday, April 25, 2020 at approximately
3:05 p.m. inside 2061 Bartow Ave.
He is described as male Black, approximately
5 feet 7 inches, 240 pounds with brown eyes
and black hair.
Poller was last seen wearing a blue jacket,
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blue baseball cap, black jeans, brown sweater
and black sneakers.
An 30-year-old off duty FDNY EMT Justin Fotis
was arrested for operating a motor vehicle
with over .08% of alcohol intoxication, driving
while ability impaired, and for refusing to take
a breathalyzer test on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at
It was reported to police that on Monday
June 1 at approximately 10:20 p.m. at a 7 Eleven
at 500 Baychester Ave., five males and one female
gained entry into the location by breaking
the front glass door.
Once inside, the individuals removed an undetermined
amount of cell phone charges, cigarettes
The individuals fled the scene inside of red
4-door sedan and a gray 4-door sedan.
The two males then removed the victim’s
jewelry which consisted of a two chains and
bracelet, then both fled on foot to parts unknown.
The victim’s property had an estimated value
The two individuals are described as male,
in their 20’s-30’s. Both were last seen wearing
all dark clothing.
A 55-year-old-male victim was approached
by an unidentified male inside of 1892 Morris
Ave. on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at approximately
The male punched the victim with a closed
fist and went through the victim’s pockets, before
forcibly removing a set of keys.
The man fled the location in an unknown direction
and victim refused medical attention at
An unidentified male gained entry into inside
Man Fix Fine Men’s Wear at 2381 Grand
Concourse by breaking the store front window
at approximately 3:20 a.m. on Tuesday, March
Once inside, he removed $2,395 worth of
clothing and belts, before fleeing in unknown
It was recently reported that on Monday,
March 2, approximately 7:15 p.m., a 45-year-old
female victim parked her car in front of 120 East
Upon her return, she discovered her purse,
iPad and credit cards were removed.
Subsequent investigation determined that
two unidentified males were captured on surveillance
entering and removing property from
the vehicle, before fleeing westbound on 184th
Police responded to a 911 call of a male assaulted
inside 801 Chestnut Ave. at 7:36 a.m. on
Saturday, April 4.
Upon arrival, police discovered 23-year-old
male Lloyd Hill unconscious and unresponsive
with stab wounds to the torso in his home.
EMS responded and transported the him to
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi where he was
A 17-year-old male was arrested and charged
with murder in the second degree, manslaughter
and criminal possession of a weapon.
A 15-year-old male victim was on a northbound
2 train, in the vicinity of the 241st/Wakefield
subway station when he was approached
by several unidentified males who demanded
his property on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at approximately
They proceeded to punch the victim about
the head and stabbed him in the right arm/upper
The males fled the station in unknown direction
with the victim’s Airpods.
The victim sought treatment at an area hospital
for non-life threatening injuries.
Police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious
male inside of 1998 Clinton Ave. on at
about 10:07 a.m. Monday April 6.
Upon arrival, responding officers discovered
an unconscious and unresponsive 22-year-old
male Javon Sealy inside of the location believed
to be his home.
EMS also responded to the scene and pronounced
Police later deemed the incident as a homicide
as the investigation continues.
It was reported to police that on Tuesday,
April 21, 2020 at 7:20 p.m. in the vicinity of the
East 180th Street subway station on the 5 line,
two victims, a 34-year old male and a 17-year
old male were riding aboard a northbound 5
train when three unknown males boarded the
train and demanded the victim’s property.
When the victims refused the three males
began to punch and kick the two victims causing
pain, bruising and minor lacerations about
the head and body.
One of the three individuals removed a cell
phone from the 34-year old male victim and fled
the train at the Gun Hill Road Station on foot to
EMS responded and transported both victims
to Jacobi hospital in stable condition. The
cell phone had an estimated value of $400.
The three individuals are described as Black
males, late teens to early 20’s.
It was reported to police that an unidentified
male removed the 14-year-old male victim’s
BMX bicycle which was parked at his residence
in the vicinity of West 238 Street and Cannon Pl.
at 8:50 a.m. on Monday, April 13.
The male fled in unknown direction with the
On Monday, July 20, 2020 at approximately
11:44 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a
male shot in front of 3340 Decatur Ave.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 24-yearold
male, unconscious and unresponsive, with
a gunshot wound to the back. EMS responded to
the location and transported the victim to Montefiore
Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
There are no arrests and the investigation
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