10 JANUARY 12, 2017 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM POLICE BEAT Compiled by Robert Pozarycki “When Only The Best Will Do!” Great Quality, Fair Pricing! 104 PRECINCT BLOTTER 83RD PRECINCT BUSHWICK CELLPHONE THIEF HITS BUSHWICK STORE No cash? No problem — just give me the phones! That’s what an armed robber told a employee last month when he held up a cellphone store on the Ridgewood/ Bushwick border, and police are still looking for the culprit. Police released earlier this week video footage and pictures of the suspect who held up the Kevin Wireless store located at 1492 Myrtle Ave., about a block west of the Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues subway station, at 1:34 p.m. on Dec. 26, 2016. According to law enforcement sources, the bandit — described as a Hispanic male in his 30s wearing a black-and-gray knit cap, a black hooded coat, blue jeans and white sneakers while carrying a black backpack — approached a 16-year-old male employee, displayed a handgun and demanded cash. When the worker told the robber there was no cash available in the store, police said, the crook then demanded cellphones. The employee provided the suspect with four phones, and the perpetrator took off on foot westbound along Myrtle Avenue. Officers from the 83rd Precinct responded to the scene; no injuries were reported. Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confi dential. PERSONS ARRESTED IN RECENT POLICE ACTIONS AS REPORTED BY THE 104TH PRECINCT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: Jan. 2: (Beat 4) Adem Hodzic, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for gang assault, by Det. Rogers. (Beat 4) Marion Campbell, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for assault, by Det. Houlihan. Jan. 3: (Beat 5) Jose W. Gonzalez, at Cooper Avenue and Cypress Hills Street, for assault, by P.O. Vazquez. (Beat 13) Thomas Davis, at 55th Street, for criminal mischief, by P.O. Abbondandelo. Jan. 4: (Beat 10) Oscar Molina Zuluaqa, at Perry Avenue and Hamilton Place, for operating a motor vehicle while under the infl uence of alcohol, by P.O. Maksimiuk. (Beat 4) Angel A. Guambana, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for criminal contempt, by Det. Scrimenti. (Beat 16) Pawel Korwek, at Woodhaven Boulevard and Myrtle Avenue, for aggravated DWI, by P.O. Clark. (Beat 4) Meagan Corno, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for grand larceny, by Det. Glowa. (Beat 4) Eric Rosario, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for grand larceny, by P.O. Bublin. Jan. 5: (Beat 16) Jonas Gadhauskas, at 88th Street, for assault, by P.O. Hirani. (Beat 4) Jinjing He, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for grand larceny, by Det. Glowa. (Beat 4) Elvire l. Bottex, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for assault, by Det. Houlihan. (Beat 5) Giovanni G. Gillespie, at Myrtle Avenue and 66th Place, for criminal possession of a weapon, by P.O. Valdemar. Jan. 6: Nothing to report. Jan. 7: (Beat 10) Kristopher Gonzalez, at Hamilton Place and Grand Avenue, for DWI, by P.O. Archange. (Beat 4) Lashay Strong, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for leaving the scene of an accident, by Det. Moon. (Beat 4) Jonathan Yepez, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for grand larceny, by P.O. Demasi. (Beat 6) Reda M. Abdallah, at 60th Drive, for assault, by P.O. Ciancio. Jan. 8: (Beat 6) Davon White and Melissa A. Maxaner, at 79th Street, for assault, by P.O. Shoy. (Beat 13) Alexander Walters, at Flushing Avenue and Troutman Street, for aggravated unlicensed operator, by P.O. Montalbano. The 104th Precinct, located at 64- 02 Catalpa Ave., can be reached by calling 718-386-3004. It was noted that all criminal charges are accusations and all persons listed in this blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 102ND PRECINCT WOODHAVEN, KEW GARDENS, OZONE PARK, RICHMOND HILL BANDIT TAKES A BUNDLE FROM WOODHAVEN BANK Cops are searching for a woman who swiped thousands of dollars in cash from a bank in Woodhaven on the aft ernoon of Jan. 6. Police said the heist took place at 5:35 p.m. on Jan. 6 inside the Queens County Savings Bank located at 80-35 Jamaica Ave. near Forest Parkway. According to authorities, the suspect — described as a black female standing 5 foot 5 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds with facial hair, brown eyes and wearing eyeglasses, red pants with a checkerboard pattern, a black coat, black shoes and a black hooded sweatshirt — approached the counter and passed a white plastic shopping bag and a demand note to the teller. The employee emptied a drawer and placed approximately $4,298 in cash in the bag, police said. Aft er receiving the bag back, the bandit fl ed the scene on foot in an unknown direction. Offi cers from the 102nd Precinct responded to the robbery; there were no injuries reported. At this time, police do not believe the heist was linked to a Jan. 4 robbery in Glendale in which a reported female bandit swiped thousands of dollars in cash from a Ridgewood Savings Bank on Myrtle Avenue. Anyone with information regarding the Woodhaven heist is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confi dential.
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