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50¢• VOL. 107, NO. 21 DECEMBER 24 - DECEMBER 30, 2015 TIMESNEWSWEEKLY.COM Since 1908 104TH PRECINCT HONORS THIS YEAR’S TOP COP INDIGENT VET FINALLY GETS SENDOFF IN GLENDALE 3 6 NYC's Largest Real Estate Section Font: Engravers Old English Normal RIDGEWOOD TENANTS’ LESSON ON THEIR RIGHTS 18 SPECIAL PULLOUT SECTION: HOLIDAY GREETINGS HEROIN RING BUST DA: Glendale man led major drug operation See page 4 Cab driver gets held up in Bushwick By ANTHONY GIUDICE agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com @A_GiudiceReport One cab driver in Bushwick lost more than a fare last week, and cops are still looking for the man who robbed him. According to police, on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 3:05 p.m., a livery cab driver picked up the suspect at the Par-Central Motor Inn, located at 82-85 Parsons Blvd. The suspect — described as a male Hispanic, approximately 35-years-old, standing 5’6” tall with a bald head and a beard, as well as a tattoo on his right wrist — asked to be taken to Bushwick Avenue, authorities reported. When the cab arrived at 1092 Bushwick Ave., police noted, the suspect ordered the driver to pull over and then demanded cash. After the driver complied with the request, it was reported, the robber took the money, exited the cab and ed from the scene westbound on foot along Woodbine Street toward Broadway. Of cers from the 83rd Precinct responded to the incident. The driver was not injured. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. They can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, www.nypdcrimestoppers. com, or texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept con dential. Inset photo courtesy of Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office


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