Defense attorney Howard Greenberg claimed police targeted his client because the government hates rap.
The 37-year-old victim's eye was badly injured in the attack, police said.
The incident took place outside of (le) poison rouge on Bleecker Street.
The woman told police she didn't know how the four bricks of cocaine ended up in her bag, the NYPD said.
Francisco Caminero was arrested Sunday for allegedly doing a cocaine deal on an Inwood street.
More than a dozen other officers were referred for prosecution in a separate sweep.
The white stretch limo had been left idling, police said.
The multi-million-dollar drug trafficking ring hid cocaine in packages mailed to daycare centers.
More than 7 pounds of cocaine was seized by customs officers.
A man who was being strip-searched at the 6th Precinct shoved a fake check up his butt, police said.
Alcides Gonzabay was found on Riverside Drive with an open bottle of rum in his running car, police said.
Jorge Torres, 24, swiped the bag from a 21-year-old woman on Valentine's Day night, police said.
Friends of Robert Vineberg have pulled together $40,000 for his bail, his lawyer said.
The victim chased the accused thief underground from station to station.
A man smashed an iPhone he had just stolen from a woman in Greenwich Village, police said.
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