Ice Pick Robber John Martinez Gets PrisonJohn 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.
Ice Pick Robber John Martinez Pleads GuiltyIt 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.
Icepick Robbery Suspect Charged In 2 More StickupsA 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.
Suspected 'Ice Pick Bandit' Held On $750,000 BailJohn 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.
Ice Pick Robbery Suspect Awaits Extradition From NJA person of interest in New York City's so-called ice pick robberies is awaiting an extradition hearing in New Jersey.