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One chase, two pounds and a gun

By Kate Pastor



Two men fleeing with duffel bags stuffed with marijuana brought chaos to West 235th Street shortly before noon on April 19, according to witnesses and police.  

Their black BMW was involved in a straight-out-of-the-movies car chase — pursued by a gray Audi  —  as it careened down the street and hit at least two parked vehicles as it tried to speed away, police said.

The BMW was left with its front and back windows smashed out in the middle of 235th Street between Netherland and Arlington avenues — a block better known for its bagels and schmears than for high-speed chases — as both men abandoned it and took off on foot. 

One disappeared into St. Gabriel’s Church and the other fled south down Arlington Avenue, hastily hiding a loaded gun as he ran, according to complaints filed in Bronx Criminal Court. They say he was later apprehended with a more than a pound of marijuana in a duffel bag.

The other is alleged to have tossed away his bag containing a similar amount of the leafy soporific before he entered the church.

Police recovered a .32 caliber semi-automatic pistol loaded with eight live rounds from 3250 Arlington Ave., on the grass near the rectory. 

St. Gabriel’s School — which shares a building with the church — went into its first full lockdown after a teacher looked out the window and saw one of the men running into the chapel, Principal Deborah Pitula said. 

It was the first time precautionary measures put in place after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School were deemed warranted. 

A law enforcement official said police believe the driver of the gray Audi is a “marijuana player” who had been robbed by the men in the black BMW before he began chasing the thieves. 

“I was getting my haircut. We heard a crash. A big crash,” said Warren Leshen, 66, whose Lexus was parked outside Le Chic salon and was damaged in the mayhem. He said his car suffered almost $10,000 worth of damage.  

The Audi was able to get away and the driver was not apprehended. Police arrested two suspects but blocked traffic from the street for close to an hour as they searched for weapons.

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But its NOT legal, bronxrunner. And until such time that your herb of choice IS legal, society will be saddled with lowlife drug dealers who think nothing of crashing into cars and engaging in high speed car chases that end with cowards running into places of worship with loaded weapons while schools are placed on lockdown for fear than an innocent child will be murdered by aforementioned drug dealers/savages.

No worries! You'll find the cheap stuff at the Amal, homeslice. Ask one of the gang of porters who are packing drugs in an apartment in Park Reservoir. Just for clarification purposes: NOT ALL OF THE PORTERS/SERVICE STAFF ARE INVOLVED just the heinously stupid and thuggish ones who, when confronted by a real man, would not be able to adequately bust a grape in a fruit fight let alone hand to hand combat. Look into the violent ex cons on staff. Crimes such as "Possession of Stolen Property" "Burglary" "Armed Robbery" "Vandalism" "Possession of the Narcotics with Intent to Distribute" etc are just a few of the crimes some of our Service Staff have served time for. According to Bernie Beazer, employees of the Amal are not subject to criminal background checks or a proper vetting process.

So put your thinking cap on and start doing your homework. Once you have compiled enough documentation, bronx run on up to the Riverdale Press with your findings. Good luck with getting your research published though. Still nothing about the Burglary of the Sedgwick Pharmacy. And as a member of AH Consumers Society, you have an interest in the facts of that particular crime.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 | Report this

Mr. Glazer, you need to seriously take a chill pill.

Monday, April 29, 2013 | Report this


You have made several comments about not having any proof of *this*, *that* and *the third* and also went on to say the information I have collected and substantiated on my own time consists of "allegations". Now you are referring to me as "Mr. Glazer". Mr. Glazer is a figment of your imagination. The real issues are as follows:

1) Inept Board

2) Deteriorating Buildings

3) Financial Mismanagement of Shareholder Funds

4) The Sale of Commonly Held Shareholder Property to the NYCDOE without a Public Hearing or Full Disclosure to the Shareholders

5) The Hiring of Violent Ex-Convicts

6) The Burglary of Sedgwick Pharmacy

7) Nepotism in the Service Department

8) Violation of Equal Employment Opportunities

9) Full Blown Drug Operation in Park Reservoir conducted/orchestrated by an Amalgamated Service Employee with 32BJ union "protection"; the operation is aided by at least ONE AHC/Park Reservoir employee who picks up product and drops off cash to said porter.

I understand you are sympathetic to drug dealers and are an advocate for the legalization of illegal drugs (speaks volumes about your self professed "uncorruptable" character), however, most of us were subject to criminal background checks (at a rate of $150-250 each) and were screened prior to actually moving in to our apartments. I prefer not to live with drug dealers, Sir. I prefer to live where my chances of being affected by a drug related crime are very low. I prefer to pay carrying charges that will actually maintain my investment and not support an employment agency for the Service Manager, Sir.

Thank Ed Yaker for me. Puff puff pass, brethren.

Saturday, May 4, 2013 | Report this

I'm surprised you forgot to blame the rape of the three women on Yaker in there as well.

Put up pr shut up dude. Go to the press or police with your proof. Otherwise all you come as is another "Haubenesque" lunatic.

Sunday, May 5, 2013 | Report this


You're starting to sound like Doris. She tries to discredit anyone with credibility by labeling them "crazy" "lunatic" etc etc etc.

Insofar as the rape victims are concerned, in consideration of the victims of that crime - two are children - I must point out, as any REAL man would, that you are being extremely disrespectful towards the victims of that crime. You need a good punch in the mouth for exploiting three females - two are children - to state your point(?). Wait, do you even have a point or are you just going to feign stupidity for all eternity? The next time you try to discredit anyone, I advise you to keep victims of rape and violence out of your argument. First it's "Mr. Glazer" then it's "Haubenesque". Yeah, you are definitely Doris or one of her groupies. It makes sense. Why else would you brag about getting a personal call from Yaker to run for the board.

Thank you for exhibiting the widespread ignorance of the Amalgamated and it's cult-like supporters. Beautifully executed.

Monday, May 6, 2013 | Report this

You're a funny guy undo. you amuse the hell out of me. no, I got no love for anybody that works for or with the Amal, except one allocations worker who is great. But I have even less love for blowhard like yourself who make baseless and frivolous ANONYMOUS allegations of serious criminal activity, and then refuses to go to the police or press with their "proof." You simply come off as one of the many "Amalgamated Crazies" as I like to call them. You know the type.......former communist party members who all voted for the wall street war criminal Obama, and are still scratching their heads asking "where's the change?" You know the type.......people who lurk in the garbage areas to add to their hoarding collections. You know the type...............those who ceaselessly complain about stuff no one cares one whit about, all while asking us to sign a "petition."

Get outside more, undo. A little sun and fresh air will do your mental illness very good.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 | Report this


Easy 'fella'. You're showing your a-- right about now.

Your suggestion that I am a "communist" a "hoarder" or "petition" person is a strong indication that your cup runneth over with self loathing. Apparently, your personal inadequacies and lack of general intelligence have created an individual yourself, of course - who feels compelled to apply labels to anyone in opposition to your philosophy and perspective. Which is cool. That is your issue to work out. In the interim, stand in front of your mirror and introduce pot to kettle. My anonymity is a right. As is yours.

"people who lurk in the garbage areas to add to their hoarding collections" How would you know who is hoarding in the garbage areas unless you participate in the hoarding process yourself? Listen, I just disposed of some second rate artwork, a set of mismatched dishes and a bag of "vintage" clothing. You might want to run down to the basement of building 8B and get first dibs before anyone else. Thank me later.


Tuesday, May 7, 2013 | Report this
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