BRONX TIMES REPORTER, S 10 EPTEMBER 6-12, 2019 BTR
PEDESTRIAN DIES ON CROSS BRONX EXP’Y
Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian on the Cross Bronx Expressway.
According to police, on Thursday, August 29 at 2:30 a.m., 43rd Precinct police offi -
cers responded to a 911 call of an unconscious male along the right travel lane of the
eastbound Cross Bronx Expressway near the exit ramp to the White Plains Road exit.
Upon arrival, police observed Ronald Nival, 21, a Soundview resident, unconscious
and unresponsive on the roadway with trauma about his body. EMS responded to
the scene where they pronounced Nival dead on arrival. Police stated the a preliminary
investigation has determined that a 2013 Peterbilt Dump Truck was traveling in
the center lane of the eastbound Cross Bronx Expressway when it struck Nival and
continued eastbound. The vehicle did not remain at the scene. No arrests have been
made and the incident remains under investigation.
Tuesday, August 27 at approximately 2:25
p.m. - An individual approached a 30 year-old male
victim in the vicinity of Clay Avenue and East 167th
Street. The individual displayed a firearm, which he
discharged two times in the direction of the victim,
striking him one time in his leg.
EMS responded and transported the victim to an
area hospital in stable condition.
The suspect is described as follows: male, dark
skin, wearing a red white and blue hoody.
Friday, August 30, 2019 at approximately
8:25 p.m. - Individuals approached a 30 year-old
male victim in the vicinity of East 174th Street and
Selwyn Avenue and displayed a firearm. Individual
#1 proceeded to point the firearm at the victim,
prompting the victim to attempted to gain control
of the weapon and resist. A shot was fired during
the scuffle, striking the victim in the right knee. EMS
responded and transported the victim to an area
hospital in stable condition. The individuals are described
as follows: male #1, black, wearing a black
Nike sweatshirt. and male #2, black, wearing Adidas
Sunday, August 4 at approximately 10:00
p.m - The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance
in identifying the males depicted in the attached
surveillance photo and video wanted for questioning
in connection to a burglary that occurred within
the confines of the 45th Precinct. Details are as follows:
inside 1801 Edison Avenue (dry cleaners), two
unidentified males entered the location through the
roof of the establishment. Once inside, the male removed
approximately $1,700 from a safe.
Wednesday, August 21at approximately 1:20
a.m. - An individual approached a 25 year-old male
victim in the vicinity of Cruger Avenue and Pelham
Parkway South and displayed a firearm. The individual
proceeded to discharge the weapon, striking
the victim in his arm. The individual then proceeded
to remove $3,000 in cash from the victim and pistol
whip him repeatedly and fled. EMS responded and
transported the victim to an area hospital in stable
condition. The individual is described as follows:
male, black, mid 20’s.
Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 12:15 a.m. - In a
basement apartment in a multi-unit residential building
in the vicinity of Bainbridge Avenue and Coles
Lane, a victim, a 41-year-old female, was asleep in
bed when an unidentified male gained entry via an
unlocked window. The unidentified male touched the
victim’s leg and the victim awakened and screamed.
The unidentified male then fled through the window.
No property was removed, and the victim was not
The unidentified male is Hispanic. He is 5’04”,
130lbs with a slim build and a ponytail.
Saturday August 24, 2019 at approximately
12:50 a.m. - In front of 755 E. 216th Street, two
individuals fired multiple shots at two male victims,
a 34-year-old and a 26-year-old, and fled the
scene on foot eastbound on East 216th Street and
then northbound on Barnes Avenue. The 34-yearold
male suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg
and the 26-year-old male was shot once in the torso.
Both victims were removed to an area hospital in
The first individual is a dark-skinned male with
a beard; last seen wearing a blue and white hooded
sweater, light colored shorts and black and white
sneakers.The second individual is a dark-skinned
male; last seen wearing a light colored hooded
sweater, gray sweatpants and white sneakers.
Saturday August 24, 2019, at approximately
5:23 p.m. - Inside of 49 W. Fordham Road (Rite Aid),
the individual placed 36 cans of Monster Energy in
a plastic bag and tried to leave without paying for
them. When the 38-year-old male employee confronted
the individual about the theft, he brandished
a hypodermic needle and threatened to poke him
with it. The individual fled the scene on foot southbound
on Grand Avenue.
The individual is described as a male, Hispanic,
35 to 45 years old, 5’8”, 170lbs; last seen wearing a
white shirt, black shorts, and black sneakers.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:30 p.m. - Individuals
approached the victim inside the hallway
of a residential apartment building in the vicinity Jerome
Avenue and East 198th Street and displayed
two firearms while attempting to take the victim’s
gold neck chain off.
The victim resisted, at which point at least one of
the individuals discharged his weapon.
No one was injured by the shots and individuals
fled with the victim’s chain.
A burglary suspect in the 45th Precicnt. DCPI An assault suspect wanted in the 44th Precinct. DCPI