John Martinez

John Martinez, suspect in "Ice Pick Bandit" case. (Photo/Bergen County Sherriff's Office)

Ice Pick Robber John Martinez Gets Prison

John Martinez, known as the ‘ice pick robber,’ was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to threatening and robbing women in and around Stuyvensant Town over a year ago.

12/14/2011

John Martinez, suspect in "Ice Pick Bandit" case. (Photo/Bergen County Sherriff's Office)

Ice Pick Robber John Martinez Pleads Guilty

It was a year ago when the ice pick robber began terrorizing women and children in the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village neighborhoods. Now, 40-year-old John Martinez has plead guilty in five of these cases.

11/10/2011

John Martinez, suspect in "Ice Pick Bandit" case. (Photo/Bergen County Sherriff's Office)

Icepick Robbery Suspect Charged In 2 More Stickups

A parolee already accused of wielding an ice pick in a series of robberies in New York City elevators has been charged with two more similar muggings.

12/20/2010

John Martinez, suspect in "Ice Pick Bandit" case. (Photo/Bergen County Sherriff's Office)

Suspected ‘Ice Pick Bandit’ Held On $750,000 Bail

John Martinez was being held on $750,000 cash bail after his arraignment early Thursday in Manhattan. He was charged with three muggings in a Manhattan apartment complex.

12/09/2010

Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Ice Pick Robbery Suspect Awaits Extradition From NJ

A person of interest in New York City’s so-called ice pick robberies is awaiting an extradition hearing in New Jersey.

12/07/2010