POLICE BEAT

Residential mischief

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A residential property on the 5000 block of Goodridge Avenue was broken into sometime between Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. and Oct. 24 at 9 a.m.

According to police, a perp broke a gate and removed a lock to gain access to the front yard.

The victim told police that they did not know if anything was stolen from their home. No arrests have been made and police are classifying this as a case of criminal mischief.

The victim estimated the damage to the gate to be around $500.

Breaking
and entering

Someone broke into a residential building on the 400 block of West 238th Street sometime between Sept. 26 at 9 a.m. and Oct. 21 at 9 a.m.

According to the police, a burglar forced their way into the building through a door, but it is unknown whether or not they stole anything.

The damage to the door’s lock is estimated at $400. No arrests have been made.

Wheels snatched

The rims and tires to a car parked on the corner of Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park West were stolen on Oct. 22 around 12:30 a.m.

The victim told police they returned to their 2021 Subaru to find the wheels missing. The total value of the stolen property is $2,200.

There were no cameras in the vicinity and no arrests have been made.

Rental stolen

A rental car was stolen from a parking lot on the corner of West 240th Street and Irwin Avenue on Oct. 22 around 11 a.m. The victim told police she saw two men enter the Honda CR-V, valued at $27,000, at that time and then sped off in the vehicle.

No arrests have been made.

Crypto criminal

Throughout the month of October, a woman, who lives on the 3400 block of Orloff Avenue, was the victim of an online dating scam.

The victim told police that she met a man through a dating website who claimed to be an expert in cryptocurrency and that he could help her invest her online currency.

However, after gaining access to the victim’s crypto account, the perp locked her out of her account and took the $58,000 she had saved in crypto.

No arrests have been made.

Late-night robbery

A person was robbed outside the Khalle Bar and Grill at 3638 Bailey Ave. on Oct. 24 around 3 a.m.

The victim told police that he was leaving the location when three perps, one of whom was holding a gun, told him to “hand over everything.”

The perps stole $8,900 in cash, one wallet worth $1,000, and a $2,700 watch. No arrests have been made.

Gas tank tanked

Someone poured an unknown green fluid into the gas tank of a 2022 Mercedes Benz parked by 3333 Henry Hudson Parkway sometime between Oct. 24 at 9 p.m. and Oct. 25 at 7:45 a.m.

The victim told police that her car would not turn on when she got it in the morning, and that it will cost $11,000 to fix the damage. While no one has been arrested, there is video footage of the incident.