'SoHo Wild Man' Richard Pearson Allegedly Stabs Street VendorPearson ran up to a table where a man was selling cellphone cases on Broadway between Houston and Prince streets and stabbed him multiple times, the victim's partner said.
'SoHo Wild Man' Facing Jail Time On Drug OffenseRichard Pearson is notorious on Spring Street and the surrounding neighborhood for verbally and physically assaulting anyone in his path.
Residents Beg Judge To Keep So-Called 'SoHo Wild Man' Behind BarsResidents who live near Lafayette and Spring Street refused to back down. They flooded the judge with dozens of letters begging him to keep Pearson off of the street.
SoHo Residents Say They Are Terrified Of A Wild Man On Spring StreetSome people compared accused Richard Pearson to a modern day Larry Hogue, a mentally ill wild man who terrorized Manhattan's Upper West Side in the 1990s.
Police: Harlem Robbery Suspect Shot In The Leg After Officer's Gun Goes OffRichard Pearson, 47, had apparently been panhandling near a Harlem restaurant Monday evening when he allegedly swiped cash from a recently paid bill off an outdoor table.