Police Wednesday night were looking for a robber who went on Craigslist telling people he was selling a laptop, but instead just took his would-be buyer’s money and pepper-sprayed him in the face.
Stories of price gouging and fights at gas stations have also been commonplace. But now it seems people — men in particular — are finding new ways to take advantage of gas-seeking Tri-State residents: Sex.
“Whether the drug deal occurs on the street corner or on the Internet, it’s a crime,” Bridget Brennan, special narcotics prosecutor for New York City, said Thursday in a statement announcing the arrests.
The man was arrested after a police officer searching for a stolen dirt bike came across Boutin in his car with the boy. Boutin was arrested at the scene and charged with two counts.
Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to nine months in jail after pleading no contest to charges that he exposed himself to women he met on Craigslist and assaulted one.
The NYPD is now looking for 31-year-old Peter Kim, who authorities say is the perpetrator of the Queens scam, which was advertised on Craigslist.
Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra was sentenced Monday to three years in state prison in a grand theft auto case. Los Angeles County superior court judge Cynthia Ulfig sentenced Dykstra after refusing to allow him to withdraw a no-contest plea.
The shoes are in such high demand that one New Yorker even took out an ad on Craigslist offering to trade his Chevy Cavalier for a pair.
They have street names like “Tiger,” “Gunner,” “Dancer,” “Swerve,” and “Bones.” Federal prosecutors charge they are as reckless as they are ruthless in their turf wars.
They are said to have preyed on the elderly and those struggling to find affordable housing or a better-paying job.
The family of murdered ABC radio reporter George Weber forgave his killer today.
Police on Long Island are resuming their search for a New Jersey prostitute whose disappearance led to the eventual discovery of 10 bodies along a remote barrier beach.
Police investigating the discovery of 10 sets of human remains along Ocean Parkway on Long Island are using a new tool – law enforcement websites.
Dykstra is accused of finding victims by placing online ads seeking personal assistants or housekeepers. He allegedly exposed himself to women who responded to the ads on several occasions between 2009 and 2011.
In these challenging economic times, we can learn something from an expert bargain shopper.