A Quick Note On Petty Theft – At It Again

It could be the same person, or different. But this morning, on East 131st Street, a person was stealing a garbage can (filled with garbage, note):

He then went with the garbage can and his City Bike to East 132 and 5th Avenue, to negotiate a sale in order to purchase pills (presumably fentanyl) from the active drug sales going on in the crowd to the right of the garbage can:

Contact Information For Our Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCOs)

Please make sure to report any crime to 911, even if the event has passed or it seems insignificant. The police cannot connect dots if we don’t inform them of what has happened.

Our NCO officers are also charged with helping you with quality of life issues, crime patterns, and hyper-local issues. Always send them a text or an email when you see something that should be reported:

Officer Edwin Lau



Officer Sean Hackeling



And, you’ll have the chance to meet Officers Lau and Hackeling at the HNBA meeting in the Harlem Rose Garden on Tuesday, September 12th. 7:00 PM.

Feel free to walk by and wander in.