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Police Blotter: Week of Aug. 11

SUBWAY SHOWDOWN A man allegedly brawled with cops after they pinned him for jumping a turnstile at the Fulton St. subway station on Aug. 5. Two patrolmen were inside the station near Church St. at 1:10 p.m., when they said they spotted the 27-year-old suspect leap past the turnstile without paying. The alleged fare-beater managed […]

NOSE JOB A heavy-handed nogoodnik smashed a man’s nose on Thomas St. amid a botched robbery on July 29. The victim told police that he was near Hudson St. at 11:05 p.m., when the goon waltzed over and demanded cash. When the victim refused, the crook slugged him once in the nose, but then fled […]

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HAPPY HOUR A thirsty thief ransacked a West Broadway liquor store on July 19, making off with a whopping $11,799 worth of booze. An employee told police that the crook wormed his way into booze emporium between West Houston and Prince Sts. sometime after 8 p.m. and busted into the cellar, which he then ransacked […]

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CROTCH ROCKET CROOK A thief rode off with a man’s $24,000 super bike he left parked on Vandam St. on July 11. The victim told police that he parked his Ducati crotch rocket near Sixth Avenue at 9:30 a.m., and returned later to find an empty spot where his motorcycle had been. COGNAC CRAWLER A […]

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WELL-HEELED CROOKS A dastardly couple snatched $1,850 worth of snazzy designer shoes from a Greene St. retailer on July 6. The victim told police he saw the duo, a man and a woman, waltz into the store between Spring and Prince Sts. at 6 p.m., when they proceeded to stuff a brown paper bag full […]

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HAUS CALL A 55-year-old man was slashed in the neck outside a Tribeca nightclub last week, police say. The assailant came after his victim outside the Haus nightclub on West Broadway shortly after 3 a.m. on Friday June 24, and afterwards fled west on Canal St., cops say. The victim was transported to a nearby […]

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BPC BIKES BILKED A wave of motorcycle thefts has seen three bikes disappear from Battery Park City and Hudson Square within five days this month, police say. In the early morning of Sunday June 12, a man left his $7,500 Yamaha parked outside his workplace on Varick St. for 45 minutes shortly after midnight, only […]

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FIRST CALL A boisterous burglar apparently couldn’t wait for the grand opening of the Fork and Parrot, a bar set to soon make its debut in Soho — so he simply broke in and had a pre-opening party all by himself, while pocketing $1,000 worth of construction tools, cops say. The hard-partying perp left behind […]

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PUNCH CAR Cops caught a 25-year-old man last Sunday after he allegedly punched a livery cab driver during an argument in the Financial District and then fled in the victim’s car — only to crash it an hour later, according to a report. The Brooklyn man pulled over the 60-year-old cabbie at the corner of […]

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ADOLESCENT ASSAULT Two men assaulted and robbed a teenager last Saturday in the Financial District, cops say. The 16-year-old victim was waiting for his parents to pick him up at the corner of Washington and Rector Sts. at 5:30 a.m. when two men approached him, according to a report. One of the troublemakers asked the […]

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