Post Tagged with: "41st Precinct"

Crime / Police

New top cop takes over in Hunts Point

From the 41st Precinct's Twitter account. Captain Louis De Ceglie, left, with Deputy Inspector Martine Materasso in front of the precinct last week.

A cop with a history of taking down some of the borough’s notorious gangs and crews is the new commanding officer at the 41st Precinct.

Police / Transportation

Trip to laundromat ends tragically for local woman

The Intersection of Seneca and Bryant avenues.

More than a month after a 16-wheel box truck struck and killed a Hunts Point woman, residents and shopkeepers around Seneca and Bryant avenues are slowly coming to terms with the loss of a neighborhood friend.

Culture

New film traces wrongly convicted ex-con’s return to society

Angel Cordero shows a cellphone image with his daughter.

“Coming Home,” a new film that will open at the Village East Cinema in Manhattan on Oct. 30, tells the story of a man who was wrongly convicted of a 1999 murder in Hunts Point. Now that he’s been released, Angel Cordero is trying to pick up the pieces.

Business / Crime

New bar opens where strip club stood

The new bar on opening day.

A new sports bar has opened on the site of one of Hunts Point’s notorious strip clubs.

Government / Police

Pols call for more monitoring of cops

Assemblymen Marcos Crespo (right) and Karim Camara outlining their plans for new laws addressing police oversight.

Assemblyman says he will urge fellow legislators to create a temporary state commission on excessive use of force by law enforcement, among other measures.

Crime / Police

41st Precinct welcomes community

Juan Ramos (left) and Elias Matamoros (right) registering their cell phones with the NYPD Operation ID Program.

Hunts Point cops held an event to meet their neighbors on Sept. 13.

Crime / Immigration

Murdered immigrant driver is mourned

Mourners at a Morrisania mosque pray for livery driver Aboubacar Bah

The murder of a Guinean cabbie killed on the job in Hunts Point brought out an overwhelming show of support and solidarity from countrymen and fellow drivers in Morrisania.

Crime

New top cop in Hunts Point

Martine

There will be new leadership at the 41st Precinct.

Crime / Police

Police beat: Robberies on the rise

This police sketch

Robberies are up in Hunts Point so far this year, and a wave of car break-ins has been reported near the jail barge off Food Center Drive.