Tag: grand-larceny

Elderly woman swindled by jewelry swap scam in Elmhurst: NYPD


May. 30, 2024 By Bill Parry

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst are investigating a grand larceny case in which a 73-year-old woman fell victim to a trickster in broad daylight on the afternoon of Friday, May 17.

Transit crime was up in January – mostly because of an old-fashioned scheme

NYPD transit officer patrols subway station

Feb. 6, 2024 By Robert Pozarycki and Dean Moses

More than 200 major crimes occurred in the city’s public transit system last month, the NYPD reported — a troubling number that undoubtedly makes New Yorkers wonder about their safety while riding across town.