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As crime declined citywide in 2016, it rose in Mott Haven

As crime declined citywide in 2016, it rose in Mott Haven

Police January 19, 2017 at 6:56 pm 1 comment

While Mayor de Blasio proudly touts record-low violent crime statistics across the city, many Mott Haven residents say they’re seeing a darker picture.

Pressure cooker on Port Morris street snarls traffic

Pressure cooker on Port Morris street snarls traffic

News, Police September 21, 2016 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

A pressure cooker left on the side of a Port Morris Street on Wednesday afternoon led to major traffic delays on the Major Deegan Expressway, before NYPD’s counterterrorism unit found the device was benign.

Cops look to mend community ties, lower crime

Cops look to mend community ties, lower crime

Police August 8, 2016 at 7:36 pm 0 comments

Residents see crime rates rise higher than anywhere else in NYC Earlier this summer, three men took a taxi from Harlem to Mott Haven. When the cabdriver pulled up to his passengers’ stated destination at 149th Street and Jackson Avenue, he felt the muzzle of a gun against his forehead. The menRead More

Deputy Inspector Brian Hennessy

New commanding officer named at 40th Precinct

Police June 29, 2016 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

Former Queens precinct leader succeeds Carlos Valdez For the third time in just over two years, there is new leadership in the 40th Precinct. On June 21, Deputy Inspector Brian Hennessy was named to head the station house on Alexander Avenue, replacing DI Carlos Valdez, who was assigned to the post just lastRead More

40th Precinct launches program to fight crime, patch relations

40th Precinct launches program to fight crime, patch relations

Police January 29, 2016 at 10:45 am 0 comments

A new NYPD program that kicked off in mid-January is taking aim both at rising crime rates and at strained relations between the 40th Precinct and Mott Haven residents.

Cop was hit by ‘friendly fire’

Police January 14, 2016 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

The police officer who was shot in the right ankle after responding to a massive melee that spilled onto the streets of Mott Haven, has undergone surgery at Lincoln Medical Center for what NYPD is calling a case of “friendly fire.” Officer Sherrod Stuart is expected to make a fullRead More

Police from the 40th Precinct collect evidence near 138 St. following a Jan. 9 fracas.

Cop, suspect shot in Mott Haven melee

Police January 9, 2016 at 7:42 pm 0 comments

An after-hours altercation that spilled onto the streets from a Port Morris social club led to the wounding of an officer and six men involved in the fight on Jan. 9.

New top cop takes over at 40th Precinct

New top cop takes over at 40th Precinct

Police August 6, 2015 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

The 40th Precinct has a new commanding officer: Deputy Inspector Carlos Valdez.