10 AUGUST 9, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
POLICE BEAT Compiled by Robert Pozarycki
STEAK THIEF SLASHES
STORE WORKER WITH
A Brooklyn man remains locked up
on high bail aft er allegedly slashing
a Ridgewood supermarket employee
with a hypodermic needle while attempting
to steal a bunch of steaks on
Law enforcement sources said that
Angelo Adorno, 57, of Grove Street
in Bushwick allegedly pilfered four
steaks worth a combined $50 from the
Fresh N Save supermarket located at
60-16 Myrtle Ave. at about 6:42 p.m. on
According to the criminal complaint
that the Queens District Attorney’s offi
ce provided, a security guard at the
store noticed Adorno allegedly placing
the steaks in a bag he was carrying,
then walking up to the cashier and
only paying for a loaf of bread.
Upon exiting the store, authorities
said, a store employee and the security
guard followed Adorno and eventually
confronted him in front of a home on
Summerfi eld Street, just around the
corner from the supermarket.
When the store employee demanded
the steaks back, police said, Adorno
allegedly struck him in the torso with
a hypodermic needle, causing a slash
wound. The employee and security
guard, however, managed to detain
Adorno until 104th Precinct offi cers
arrived at the scene.
The slashed store employee was
brought to a local hospital for treatment
of injuries that were not considered
Cops recovered the stolen steaks
from a bag found in Adorno’s
Police arrested Adorno on charges
of fi rst- and second-degree robbery,
criminal possession of stolen property
and criminal possession of a weapon.
Following his arraignment on Aug. 5,
Adorno was ordered held on $75,000
cash or $50,000 bond; he’s due back in
court on Aug. 10.
SOUTH RICHMOND HILL
BEATS MAN WITH
STICKS AND SWORD
Police released on Monday video
footage of four armed men who
mercilessly pounded a victim with
sticks and a sword during a bloody
assault in Richmond Hill early on
Law enforcement sources said the
violence erupted at 6:38 a.m. on Aug. 5,
when the 26-year-old male victim was
approached by the foursome in front
of a home on 123rd Street just south of
According to authorities, one of the
four suspects displayed a gun and
threatened the victim, who then tried
to run away from them. During the
pursuit, however, the victim tripped
and fell to the ground — and his attackers
Cops said the perpetrators bashed
and gashed the victim repeatedly with
wooden sticks and a sword, causing
numerous head, arm and back lacerations.
The group fl ed a short time later
on foot, heading southbound on 123rd
Street toward 103rd Avenue.
Offi cers from the 102nd Precinct
and EMS units responded to the scene.
Paramedics rushed the victim to
Jamaica Hospital, where he was listed
in stable condition.
Sources familiar with the investigation
indicated that the assault
appeared to be unprovoked, but that
while the attackers were known to
the victim, he could not provide their
names or addresses to detectives.
Police, however, did obtain security
camera footage showing the violent
assault. The NYPD described the four
attackers as Asian men with dark complexions
between 18 and 24 years of age.
Anyone with information regarding
the suspects’ whereabouts can call
Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for
Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA), visit the
Crime Stoppers website, nypdcrimestoppers.
com, or send a text message to
274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All
calls and messages are kept confi dential.
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 30: (Beat 10) Peter Ishak, at 60th
Place, for criminal contempt, by P.O.
Lincifort. (Beat 3) Ithier Lopez, at
Decatur Street, for petit larceny, by
Det. Bublin. (Beat 8) James Browne, at
72nd Place, for assault, by Det. Bazilio.
July 31: (Beat 4) Wilmer Gonzalez,
at 64-02 Catalpa Ave., for criminal
contempt, by P.O. Vazquez.
Aug. 1: (Beat 14) Mark Picone, at
64th Street and 59th Avenue, for
assault, by P.O. Sanad. (Beat 10) Wael
Naji, at 60th Street and Flushing
Avenue, for aggravated unlicensed
operator, by P.O. Shubella. (Beat 5)
Nestor Sanchez, at Myrtle Avenue,
for petit larceny, by P.O. Hendrick.
Aug. 2: (Beat 3) Orlando Rodriguez,
at Myrtle Avenue, for petit larceny,
by P.O. Kennedy-Brown. (Beat 5)
Kenny Gavilanes, at Central Avenue,
for robbery, by P.O. Carr. (Beat
2) Sashawna B. Knight, at Palmetto
Street, for criminal trespass, by P.O.
Marinacci. (Beat 3) Richard J. Morales,
at Seneca Avenue, for assault,
by P.O. Campbell. (Beat 3) Alfonso J.
Renna, at Myrtle Avenue, for petit
larceny, by P.O. Sheehan.
Aug. 3: (Beat 2) Marcus Amaker, at
Gates and Onderdonk avenues, for
assault, by Det. Demarco. (Beat 11)
Jonathan G. Delgado, at 78th Avenue
and 87th Street, for assault, by P.O.
Chen. (Beat 10) Jalil Frank, at 56th
Avenue, for petit larceny, by P.O.
Lodato. (Beat 4) Angela E. Ameruoso,
at Gates Avenue, for aggravated
unlicensed operator, by P.O. Daquet.
(Beat 5) Kamaal McQueen, at 68th
Street, for criminal mischief, by
P.O. Whyte. (Beat 4) Steven Cruz, at
64th Street, for criminal contempt,
by P.O. Anderson.
Aug. 4: (Beat 16) Albert E. Braico,
at Cooper Avenue, for leaving the
scene of an accident, by Det. Scrimenti.
(Beat 5) Salvador Cistancho,
at 67th Place, for assault, by P.O.
Wong. (Beat 5) Olga Gonzalez,
at 67th Place, for menacing, by
Aug. 5: (Beat 15) Julio Marin, at Seneca
Avenue, for criminal contempt,
by P.O. Coronado. (Beat 16) Sadman
Rahman, at Myrtle Avenue and Forest
Park Drive, for aggravated unlicensed
operator, by P.O. Gunderson.
(Beat 2) Jermiah McCarthy, at Forest
and Myrtle avenues, for robbery, by
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