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Bronx Bonnie & Clyde Rob Mechanic


Caught on Camera Making Off with $1,300 Cash


NEW YORK- Cops are searching for a Bronx “Bonnie & Clyde” who robbed a local mechanic in East Tremont. 


Investigators released video from inside the Webster Avenue mechanic shop the pair had burglarized. 

At around 4:30 pm on May 18, a man and a woman walked into Vitico Auto Body Shop located at 2102 Webster Avenue. 

The male spoke to a worker about purchasing tires. As the employee showed him a selection of tires, the woman snuck into the back office. 

A hidden camera in the office shows the woman searching through the desk and the office until finding the register. She removed $1,300 in cash.  

An exterior camera showed the pair walking away from the shop on Webster Avenue casually making their escape on foot. 

Both were wearing hoodies to partially conceal their faces. However, Bronx cops are hoping the videos will lead to tips identifying the couple. 

It is uknown at this time whether this is the pair’s first heist or if they had pulled similar robberies before.

The first suspect is described as an African-American woman who is approximately 20 years of age. She has long, black hair and was last seen wearing a black jacket with a multi-colored hood, multi-colored pants and gray boots. 

The second suspect is an African-American male, 20 years old with a dark complexion. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a gray hooded sweatshirt, brown pants and gray sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential. 


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Bronx Creep Flashed Teen in her Building


BRONX- Cops are looking for a Bronx perv who exposed himself to a teenage girl inside her building. 

Police released surveillance video from the incident which happened last month in Fordham Heights. 

At around 3:30 pm on April 20, the 13-year-old girl was inside her building on Davidson Avenue. Surveillance video shows the girl in the lobby of the building as the suspect follows behind her. 

Cops say the man approached her in the stairwell of the building and told her to come closer. 

The man then proceeded to expose himself to the girl. She ran and fled the building. 

Surveillance video then captures the suspect without his face covered by a hood as he fled the building. 

The suspect is described as an African-American man between 20 and 30 years of age. He is 5 foot 8 to 6 feet tall. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black sweatpants, multi-colored sneakers and carrying a white shopping bag.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential. 



Prison Guard Sexually Assaulted 10-Year-Old Relative

Will Spend 15 Years to Life for Sexual Assault Against a Child



BRONX- A former prison guard will spend 15 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting a female relative who was 10 years old at the time.


Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting a female relative for a period over three years, beginning when she was 10 years old.

District Attorney Clark said, “This defendant was convicted by a jury of despicable, horrific crimes against a young girl. Now 15 years old, she bravely testified in court about years of abuse starting when she was 10 years old. I hope this sentence will help in this survivor’s healing.”

District Attorney Clark said the defendant, Jose Urena, 48, a NYC Department of Correction officer, was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison by Bronx Supreme Court Justice Alvin M. Yearwood for Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child; 15 years in prison and 20 years post-release supervision for each charge of first-degree Rape and first-degree Incest, and one year in jail for each of two counts of second-degree Sexual Abuse and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The sentences are to run concurrently. The defendant was convicted on April 16, 2018.

According to the investigation, between June 1, 2013 and August 31, 2014, the defendant engaged in sexual conduct, including sexual intercourse, with the girl. On November 8, 2016 and between January 1, 2016 and February 29, 2016, the defendant did subject her to sexual contact by touching her intimate parts.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Jill Starishevsky, Senior Trial Assistant in the Child Abuse/Sex Crimes Bureau, and Sandra Alcaide, of the Child Abuse/Sex Crimes Bureau, under the supervision of Rachel Ferrari, Chief of the Child Abuse/Sex Crimes Bureau, and the overall supervision of Joseph Muroff, Chief of the Special Victims Division. District Attorney Clark thanked BethAnn Holzhay, Director of the Crime Victims Assistance Unit, for providing counseling and support to the victim during the case.







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Bullets Ring in Spring in Bronx


Second Shooting in Week Rocks Community

By David Greene

BRONX- After going nearly a year without a single killing, homicide detectives at the 52nd Precinct are now investigating two that occurred within nine days of each other.

On Monday, May 7, police announced an arrest in the April 23 shooting death of Rommel Goode, 38, of Brooklyn, who was shot and killed inside an apartment at 3152 Hull Avenue. Police have charged Darick Johnson, 31, also of Brooklyn, with murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

At an April 26 meeting of the 52nd Precinct Community Council, Deputy Inspector Peter Fiorillo told residents that the killing was a dispute between an ex-boyfriend and a cousin. At the time, Fiorillo told the crowd, "The hunts on. We're still looking for him, we haven't arrested him yet.”

Downplaying the rising numbers, Fiorillo told the audience, "You look at our numbers, you look at our statistics, it looks like we're up in crime. Is it really that bad? It’s concerning you know, but a lot of what I'm seeing is, especially this year, we're seeing a lot of friend and acquaintance relationships between the victim and the bad person, which means I'm having people who are robbing, stabbing, stealing from people who they know.”

Fiorillo continued, "A lot of our crime is happening inside, our officers are not in your apartments.”

On Tuesday, May 1, crime would return to the streets when Dwayne Saunders, 37, a Queens resident who was chased down East 209 Street at just after 11 a.m. and shot three times, before collapsing in front of Moronta's Supermarket, at the corner of Hull Avenue.

One witness and longtime resident recalled, "Two men were arguing and one guy shot the other and he died. It happens around here.”

James, 31, was concerned with his own family members when he heard the gunfire, after his own cousin was shot on the block last year. 

James recalled, "The guy got shot up on Perry Avenue and he ran down here. I heard like four shots and he got shot three times.”

"He asked them to call paramedics," James continued, "and he just dropped right here, you see the spot of blood right there," pointing to the blood-stained sidewalk where the street dips for wheelchair access.

James added, "It was a bad thing, that's why I tried to help him out.  I didn't know the guy, I never saw him before. I turned him on his side and applied pressure to his wounds and they were calling paramedics.”

Saunders died a short time later at Jacobi Hospital.

The NYPD would release photos of the two suspects, Tanisha Banks and Tyrone Frank as well as their getaway vehicle, a black 2015 Honda Civic.

Police in the 52nd Precinct reported just one homicide in all of 2017, when Michael Vermong was shot and killed on March 29, at the intersection of East 204 Street and Bainbridge Avenue. A friend of Vermong was charged in that crime.   


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