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Dionte Johnson, 10, and his mother, behind him, in front of their home at the Mott Haven Houses.

Undercover cop video’d chasing 10-year-old

Police April 19, 2013 at 9:59 pm 1 comment

Fourth-grader Dionte Johnson was walking back to his grandfather’s apartment with a bag of donuts when a man started chasing him.

Feds bust another Mott Haven gang

Police January 19, 2013 at 9:55 am 1 comment

Investigation ongoing into murder of gang leader Several members and associates of a gang that the authorities say dealt heroin and crack in Morrisania were arrested on Jan. 17, in the latest in a series of high-profile busts of area drug dealers. The 13 defendants are charged with selling theRead More

Morrisania hit man gets life

Housing, Police January 18, 2013 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

A hit man hired by a Morrisania gang to rub out a rival gang member in 2002 has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life behind bars, agents for two federal agencies announced on Jan. 17. Antoine Stewart, otherwise known as “Damoo,” faces a mandatory minimum life sentenceRead More

Police beat: Oct. 15-21

Police October 27, 2012 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

Homicide A 35-year-old man was stabbed to death when he intervened in a domestic dispute in front of 381 East 151st Street around 6 a.m. on Oct. 21, police said. The victim was stabbed twice in the stomach after he saw Miguel Flores, 37, pull a large hunting knife onRead More

40th Precinct mourns fellow officer

40th Precinct mourns fellow officer

Police October 19, 2012 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

Sixteen-year veteran cop died of a stroke Mott Haven’s 40th precinct is mourning the death of a veteran officer who suffered a stroke in the precinct locker room on Oct. 8. Officer Freddie Jenkins Jr., who lived in the Bronx and worked at the Alexander Avenue stationhouse for just overRead More

Change comes to the 40th precinct

Police September 30, 2011 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

Update: Advocates react to change in command Just three weeks ago, Deputy Police Inspector Elias  Nikas, commander of the 40th Precinct in Mott Haven, showed up at the precinct’s monthly Community Council meeting with his shoes polished and a big smile on his face. “I’ll meet with anybody anytime, let’s haveRead More

Gun buyback scheduled

Police June 1, 2011 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

NYPD will give bank cards to people who bring their guns to three Bronx churches on Saturday, June 4. $200 bank cards will be given in exchange for working handguns, and $20 will be given to those who turn in an operable rifle or shotgun. NYPD officials say no questionsRead More