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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.

Child porn suspect indicted

Uncategorized August 9, 2016 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

A Mott Haven resident was indicted today on 1,020 counts of child pornography possession and promotion related to videos he shared and retained on his computer, depicting children as young as three years old being sexually abused. Bronx DA Darcel Clark said that “The defendant allegedly had hundreds of disturbing,Read More

By Vianey Alderete Contreras. A wanted poster for the killer of Jessica White is hung in front of a playground at John Adams Houses in Morrisania.

Murder of young mom puts spotlight on safety measures

Housing, Police July 6, 2016 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

After a young mother of three was killed on June 11 while shielding her children from stray gunfire in a John Adams Houses playground, residents of the public housing complex are once again asking what it will take to help them feel safer.

Vigil held for slain mother of three

Vigil held for slain mother of three

Police June 18, 2016 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

More than 100 people gathered at the John Adams Houses playground in Longwood on Wednesday, holding candles and anti-gun banners to remember 29 year old Jessica White, and to condemn the neighborhood’s continued gun violence.

By Michael H. Wilson. The Melrose Houses entrance on 156th Street.

Tension rises as NYCHA police patrols and crime collide

Police March 18, 2016 at 7:24 pm 0 comments

In the wake of the shooting of two police officers in a stairwell, residents of the Melrose Houses expressed concern about what they see as a collision course between a spike in crime and NYPD’s vertical patrols assigned to their community.

Mott Haven-based luxury-vehicle theft ring taken down

Police, Transportation November 4, 2015 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

A joint investigation by NYPD and the New York State attorney general’s office alleges that a criminal ring used a lot at 380 Bruckner Boulevard in Mott Haven to stash stolen luxury vehicles before shipment abroad.

Cop pleads guilty in ticket-fixing scandal

Cop pleads guilty in ticket-fixing scandal

Police June 9, 2015 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

A former officer from the 40th Precinct, Brian McGuckin, pled guilty to grand larceny in Bronx Supreme Court on Tuesday for his role in a widespread ticket-fixing scheme cops ran out of the Alexander Avenue station house before investigators busted it in 2011. McKuckin, 47, got no jail time after pleading to theRead More