Fast crook steals Macy’s jewelry
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
Cops are looking for a thief who made
a fast getaway after swiping thousands
of dollars worth of jewelry from Macy’s
Authorities said that at 8:47
p.m. on Aug. 13, an unknown man
entered Macy’s, located at 136-50
Roosevelt Ave., and approached the
After asking the 25-year-old male
employee to see some items, police noted,
the employee handed over a diamond
necklace, valued at $32,000. When the
employee was distracted getting the
jewelry, the suspect took two diamond
rings, valued at $5,000 each, off of a
With the items in hand, law
enforcement sources said, the suspect ran
from the counter after slipping another
bracelet on his wrist and fled the store in
an unknown direction.
The NYPD released the following
video of the suspect entering the store and
fleeing with the stolen goods taken from
nearby surveillance footage:
The suspect is described as a black
man with a thin build and was last seen
wearing a black cap, a black and white
shirt, dark colored jeans and black shoes.
On Aug. 21, the 109th Precinct released
photos of the suspect.
Anyone with information in regard
to this incident is asked to call the
NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at
800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish,
888-57-PISTA (74782). All calls are
Springfi eld Gardens
Arrest made in murder
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
A Cambria Heights man was
arrested on Wednesday for allegedly
murdering a man in Springfield
Gardens last week.
Following an ongoing investigation,
police arrested Jermaine Orr, 18, of
210th Street on Aug. 21. He was charged
with murder and criminal possession of
Police say that at 12:29 a.m. on Aug.
20, police responded to a 911 call of a
man shot outside of a home on 176th
Street near 145th Avenue in Springfield
Gardens. Upon their arrival, officers from
the 105th Precinct found Angel Nixon, 18,
with gunshot wounds to the head, torso
Nixon was rushed to Jamaica Hospital,
where he was pronounced dead.
Prior to the shooting, according to
police, Nixon was allegedly having an
argument with Orr.
At this time, it is unclear if Orr and
Nixon knew each other prior to this
incident or what the motive behind the
Nixon was previously arrested and
charged for his alleged involvement in an
attempted car break-in with two other
individuals in Laurelton.
During this incident, the vehicle’s
owner, a 58-year-old retired corrections
officer, caught the suspects in the act and
got into a physical dispute which led to
the deadly shooting of a suspect, Fabrice
Boyfriend violently beats woman
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
Police are searching for a man
who allegedly attacked his girlfriend
during a domestic dispute in
According to authorities, at 4 p.m.
on Aug. 18, police responded to a 911
call regarding an assault at a residence
in the vicinity of 98th Street and
Upon their arrival, they were
informed by a 46-year-old woman
that her boyfriend, identified as Peter
Sarter, allegedly threw her cellphone to
the ground with the intent of breaking
it and hit her with a broomstick.
The victim told police that Sarter
allegedly grabbed her by the hair
and pulled her outside to the car,
where he punched her 20 times.
Sarter then allegedly fled the scene to
Sources familiar with the
investigation said that the victim
suffered pain and discomfort as a result
of the assault. EMS responded to the
location but the victim refused medical
attention at the scene.
The 106th Precinct tweeted out a
photo of Sarter on Aug. 25.
Anyone with information on his
whereabouts can call the 106th Precinct
Detective Squad at 718-845-2261.
Reach reporter Emily Davenport
by email at email@example.com or by
phone at (718) 260-2576.
Man shot to death on corner
BY ROBERT POZARYCKI
Police are investigating a deadly
shooting in Elmhurst last weekend
that claimed a man’s life.
Officers from the 110th Precinct
and EMS responded to a 911 call
at 5:02 p.m. regarding a shooting
in the area of Manila Street and
Upon arriving at the scene, they
found the victim, an unidentified man
believed to be in his 20s, with a gunshot
wound to his head. Paramedics
pronounced him dead at the scene; his
identity has been withheld pending
His body was transported to
the Medical Examiner’s office for
No arrests have been made at this
time. Police have not yet established
a motive, or a possible description of
The investigation is ongoing,
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