10 AUGUST 2, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
POLICE BEAT Compiled by Robert Pozarycki
LEADS TO MURDERER’S
Thanks to an anonymous tipster, detectives
tracked down a Bushwick man
allegedly behind a shooting at a local
playground last week that claimed a
Ridgewood man’s life and injured two
other victims, police announced on
Monday, July 30.
Damien Grimes Fuller, 18, of Hancock
Street faces second-degree murder
and other charges for allegedly
triggering the July 26 shooting at
Bushwick Playground that led to the
death of Ridgewood’s Hamler Cabrera
DeJesus, 21, of Gates Avenue.
At about 6:30 p.m. on July 26, police
said, Cabrera-DeJesus and a group of
friends were sitting on a bench at the
playground, located at the corner of
Knickerbocker Avenue and Madison
Street, when the shots rang out.
According to a WPIX-TV report,
the bullets fl ew aft er the suspect and
a group of the victim’s friends got
into an argument. Law enforcement
sources familiar with the investigation
could not confi rm those details,
but noted that the victim and shooter
were not known to each other.
Police said that Cabrera-DeJesus
took a bullet to his back, while a
20-year-old man was shot in the
back and the left elbow, and another
20-year-old man suffered a graze
wound to his left forearm.
Officers from the 83rd Precinct
and EMS units rushed to the scene.
Paramedics rushed Cabrera-DeJesus
to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center,
where he was pronounced dead. The
other victims were treated for their
injuries at Brookdale University
Grimes Fuller has just one prior
arrest, according to police; the 83rd
Precinct picked him up in December
of 2017 on a litany of charges including
robbery and assault. Court records
noted that he was released on $10,000
bond on Jan. 8 of this year, and was
scheduled to return to court on Aug.
21 for another hearing related to
Now, Grimes Fuller is awaiting
arraignment on charges including
second-degree murder, criminal
possession of a weapon and reckless
endangerment in connection with the
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THREE MEN WANTED
FOR SHOTS FIRED AT
Cops are looking for a gunman
who fi red shots at a car in Ridgewood
while walking through the area with
two accomplices on the aft ernoon of
Friday, July 27.
Police said the incident occurred at
4:15 p.m. on July 27 in front of a home
on Cornelia Street near Wyckoff
As shown in video footage that
police released, one of the suspects
pulled out a black fi rearm and began
fi ring shots. Law enforcement sources
said that bullets struck a silver Nissan
The gunman and his two cohorts
were then seen fl eeing southbound
on Wyckoff Avenue toward Halsey
Offi cers from the 104th Precinct
responded to the incident; no injuries
were reported. There was no
information available about a motive,
according to WABC-TV.
Police described the suspects as Hispanic
men between 16 and 20 years of
age. The shooter had a small build and
tattoos on his right arm and a goatee
and wore camoufl age shorts, a black
T-shirt, a green bucket hat and whiteand
A second suspect had a dark
complexion, a medium build and
a goatee and wore a black do-rag, a
black T-shirt, black shorts and black
sneakers. The third individual had
a medium build, a mustache and a
beard and wore blue Nike shorts, a
blue Nike T-shirt, a blue baseball cap
and black sneakers.
The 104th Precinct released the
following list of persons arrested
in recent police accusations. The
charges are accusations, and all
individuals listed in this blotter
are presumed innocent until proven
guilty. For questions about
the names listed in the blotter,
contact the 104th Precinct at
July 23: (Beat 5) Jaime Chuindra, at
Cypress Avenue and Vermont Place, for
aggravated unlicensed operator, by P.O.
Incantalupo. (Beat 5) Juan Tabora-Perez
and Sanchez Lisangel, at Cypress Avenue
and Vermont Place, for aggravated unlicensed
operator, by P.O. Nardello. (Beat
2) Keri Decraine, at Myrtle Avenue, for
petit larceny, by P.O. Palminteri. (Beat 2)
Norberto Gonzalez, at Madison Street
and Cypress Avenue, for aggravated
unlicensed operator, by P.O. Chen.
July 24: (Beat 4) Bibi Bucchas, at 60th
Place, for grand larceny, by P.O. Rafaelle.
(Beat 4) Mona E. Miller, at Myrtle
Avenue, for assault, by P.O. Alfred.
(Beat 11) Cody Gonzalez, at 82nd Road,
for criminal mischief, by P.O. Combs.
(Beat 4) Joseph Ancona, at 64-02 Catalpa
Ave., for criminal trespass, by
P.O. Dick. (Beat 2) Krystal Cairns, at
Wyckoff Avenue, for petit larceny, by
P.O. Mark. (Beat 3) Arturs Osokins, at
Putnam Avenue, for grand larceny, by
P.O. Shoy. (Beat 4) Justin Boney, at 68th
Avenue, for burglary, by P.O. Oswald.
July 25: (Beat 2) Mohammed Hardy, at
Seneca Avenue and Woodbine Street,
for possession of a forged instrument,
by P.O. Jackson. (Beat 4) Jason Simms, at
69th and Forest Avenues, for aggravated
unlicensed operator, by P.O. Nessler.
(Beat 4) Mohammed Hardy, at 64-02
Catalpa Ave., for grand larceny, by Det.
Glowa. (Beat 4) Gail Meyer, at Fresh
Pond Road, for assault, by Det. Friedrich.
(Beat 14) Jose Lopez, at 69th Street,
for grand larceny, by Det. Moon. (Beat
2) Besa Dibra, at Fairview Avenue, for
criminal contempt, by P.O. Bartichek.
July 26: (Beat 3) Donte Debour, at
Hancock Street and Myrtle Avenue,
for DWI, by P.O. Duran. (Beat 4) Dominique
Corley, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for
grand larceny, by Det. Glowa. (Beat 4)
Tanisha Ortega, at 64-02 Catalpa Ave.,
for grand larceny, by Det. Glowa. (Beat
5) Teresa Hempfl ing, at 67th Place, for
assault, by Det. Moon.
July 27: (Beat 16) Marvin Siri, at 77th
Avenue, for DWI, by P.O. Schneidawin.
(Beat 13) Moises Fuentes, at 56th Street,
for criminal contempt, by P.O. Casella.
(Beat 8) Michael Lopez-Morales, at
Grand Avenue, for criminal contempt,
by Det. Friedrich. (Beat 13) Henadzi
R. Melnichuk, at Grand Avenue, for
unauthorized use of a vehicle, by P.O.
July 28: (Beat 4) Henadzi R. Melnichuk,
at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for
resisting arrest, by P.O. Sorto. (Beat
13) Luis Ramariz and Edwin Alarcon,
at 55th Street, for assault, by P.O.
Nardello. (Beat 13) Luis Ramariz, at
55th Street, for criminal obstruction
of breathing, by P.O. Nardello. (Beat
14) Rocio Moreira, at Metropolitan
Avenue, for petit larceny, by P.O. Oliva.
July 29: (Beat 5) David Alameda, at
78th and Cypress Avenues, for DWI, by
P.O. Defreitas. (Beat 15) Rusmaldo Faccio,
at Linden Street and Onderdonk
Avenue, for aggravated unlicensed
operator, by P.O. Russi. (Beat 3) Juan
Delgado, at Myrtle Avenue, for petit
larceny, by P.O. Khela. (Beat 12) Joseph
Capella, at 75th Street, for assault,
by P.O. Gunderson. (Beat 10) Jamilia
Greenwood, at 60th Lane and 60th
Road, for criminal mischief, by P.O.
Incantalupo. (Beat 5) Joseph Romeo, at
62nd Street, for assault, by P.O. Berish.
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