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Crime
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1. Police said a 25-year-old man browsing Craigslist for a new cell phone came across a post advertising a $400 Samsung device. After contacting the man who posted the ad, the 25-year-old arranged … more
A con artist who goes by the name of Tony is stalking the streets of Riverdale preying mostly on older men — and the scammer's activities appear to be perfectly legal. On the afternoon of … more
1. After two women, ages 21 and 25, ate at a restaurant near Broadway and West 231st Street on July 19 around 5:33 a.m., they walked out without paying their $76.49 bill, police said.  When … more
Police are investigating after a Fieldston resident discovered four swastikas and an anti-Semitic phrase drawn in chalk next to the playground equipment at McLaughlin Playground.  David … more
1. On July 11 at 5 p.m., officers responded to reports of a gun sighting at 5210 Broadway. When they arrived at the scene, they found a 20-year-old man with a gun who fled into the Marble Hill Houses … more
By Felix Holoszyc-Pimentel A scammer with a skimmer targeted the Chase Bank at 3775 Riverdale Ave. recently, hoping to steal customers’ PIN numbers and drain their accounts. The skimmer was … more
Retired police officer Ed Keane stopped by the office of The Riverdale Press on Monday to recount a personal experience which he hopes will serve as a cautionary tale for his neighbors. Recently, … more
1. Police said a 43-year-old man parked his car opposite 3131 Fairfield Ave. on July 1 at 7:02 a.m. and took his wife’s car to work. When he returned, he discovered his vehicle had been … more
Over a week after a brawl broke out at John F. Kennedy High School’s last graduation, students and faculty say they have moved on. But the memory of a fight that brought an abrupt end to the … more
1. Police said a five-foot-five female wearing blue shorts, a white baseball hat, sneakers and a green shirt entered Capital One Bank at 185 W. 231st St. on June 27 at approximately 4 p.m. and passed … more
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