Volume 19 • Issue 3 | May 2 - 8, 2006

Police Blotter

Track death
The body of a 15-year-old Queens boy was found on the tracks at the Bowery (J,M,Z) station on Sunday morning May 28, police said. The victim, Frederick Rios, of Ridgewood, was apparently struck by a Queens-bound train shortly before 6:45 a.m. The circumstances are still under investigation.

Harbor rescue
A passing police Harbor Patrol and crew members of a Staten Island-bound ferry rescued a man from the water near Governors Island on Saturday morning May 27, police said. The man, who jumped from the lower deck of the ferry, was taken to Bellevue Hospital for observation.

Boutique vandalized
An employee at Agi Brooks who was sweeping up the remnants of the broken glass front door in front of the Soho design boutique at 192 Spring St. on Monday evening, said that around 6:20 p.m., she had heard what sounded like a gunshot and then saw the front door shattered in a spider pattern. Requesting anonymity, she told Downtown Express that she hadn’t seen any obvious hole among the broken glass, though, so she wondered if it might have just been a rock, either thrown or slammed against the door that sounded like shot. But she didn’t find a rock either. The employee reported the incident to insurance and said the owner, also named Agi Brooks, was on her way from Upstate to survey the damage. The shop caters to many top professional women in such fields as publishing, documentary filmmaking and national youth organizations.

—Albert Amateau and Lincoln Anderson


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