Det. Michael Bazerman maintains that authorities lost the equipment due to poor accounting practices.
Capt. Brendan Timoney, previously with the Ninth Precinct, is now First Precinct. commanding officer.
There were 3,626 stops in Manhattan's First Precinct in 2011, according the the NYPD.
Street vendors whose goods were seized in May say NYPD officers issued them tickets unfairly.
SoHo residents are demanding big changes to rules for vendors they say have taken over their streets.
A FreshDirect truck that parks at Thomas and Hudson streets is too loud, locals said.
Photo released of man believed to be involved in series of eight Financial heists in recent weeks.
The suspect allegedly robbed seven people in February and March.
Jones was issued a desk appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in court April 26.
The annual SoHo fashion event, normally held on Sept. 10, will be moved to Sept. 8 this year because of security concerns.
Crimes in lower Manhattan's 1st Precinct this week include wallet snatchers and Mucinex theft.
A bride lost her engagement ring the night before her wedding, and police arrested two men for subway thefts.
Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna is moving to Patrol Borough Manhattan South.
Lower Manhattan saw fewer robberies, felony assaults and grand larcenies so far this year.
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