Woman's Jewelry Stolen After She Hosted All-Night Party, Police Say
HELL'S KITCHEN — A woman who passed out after partying through the night at her apartment woke up hours later to find thousands of dollars in jewelry had been stolen, police said.
The 22-year-old woman hosted a all-night party at her apartment in her pricey rental building at 505 W. 37th St., police said. When she fell asleep in her bedroom at 8 a.m. on Saturday, several people were still in her apartment from the party, according to the NYPD.
When the woman woke up at noon, she discovered that a $13,400 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner watch, a $1,350 David Yurman bracelet and $610 in cash had all been stolen, police said.
Police have yet to identify a suspect in the case, they said.
Other notable crimes in this week's NYPD blotter for the 10th Precinct include:
► Four men stole a parked motorcycle from the street in an early-morning heist outside of 505 W. 37th St., police said.
The men picked up the 421-pound blue 2009 Kawasaki 2X6R and placed it on a white pickup truck and driving away at about 5:10 a.m. on Sunday, police said. According to police, two of the men were impersonating utility workers.
The owner told police he parked the $7,500 motorcycle outside the building at 8 p.m. the night before.
Police are looking for the four men. One is described as being 6 feet tall and 200 pounds.
► A man was arrested after a security guard caught him trying to steal 19 sticks of deodorant from the Duane Reade at 131 Eighth Ave., police said. Kevin Buxton, 54, allegedly took 17 sticks of Right Guard worth $110.33 and two sticks of Dove deodorant worth $12.98 and hid them in his jacket at 7:30 a.m. on April 13. Security staff stopped Buxton at the front door as he tried to leave without paying, according to the NYPD.
Buxton was charged with petit larceny, according to the NYPD. His attorney was not immediately reachable. Staff at the Duane Reade could not immediately comment.
► A woman's $2,500 Gucci bag was swiped from the bar at TAO Downtown on Saturday night, police said. The woman, 52, placed her black Gucci bag on the bar at about 10 p.m., but when she got up to leave, it was gone, according to police.
Along with the bag, the woman's Samsung Note cellphone, American Express card and $100 were also stolen, police said.
► A cabbie was punched in the face after he refused to drive an overstuffed cab, police said. According to police, the cab driver stopped to pick up a female passenger, who got in the car's front seat, while four men got in the back seat at about 4 a.m. on Saturday at the corner of Ninth Avenue and West 28th Street.
After the cabbie, who was from The Bronx, said he wasn't allowed to transport more than four passengers at the time, he got out of the vehicle and tried to remove the passengers, police said.
The four men exited the cab and punched the cabbie in the face, causing swelling to his left eye and a cut to his upper lip, police said. The men fled south on Ninth Avenue, according to police.