Police Blotter

DOA in harbor

An NYPD Harbor Unit responded to a Mon., Nov. 1 report at 10:45 a.m. of a body in the water about 100 yards off Governor’s Island. The body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s office to determine the cause of death. There was no further information on the identity of the victim by press time on Tuesday.

A Harbor Unit responded to a 911 call at 4:17 p.m. Fri., Oct. 29 about a man floating in the water off Rockefeller Park at Chambers St. The victim, unconscious and unresponsive, was taken to Pier 25 where he was pronounced dead on arrival. He was identified the following day as Avery Man, 25, of Floral Park, Queens.

Mugged in park

A Battery Park City woman was walking on the waterside promenade of Hudson River Park at Spring St. with her headphones and carrying her iPad around 9:25 p.m. Tues., Oct. 26 when a man in a red and black hooded shirt came from behind, bumped her and grabbed the iPad, police said. The victim struggled to hold on but the thief finally fled with the iPad.

Thieving quartet

Three women and a man stopped a woman, 28, walking on the south side of King St. between Varick St. and Sixth Ave. around 10:30 p.m. Tues., Oct. 20, knocked the wallet she had in her hand to the pavement and sprayed her with pepper spray, police said. One of the thieves picked up the wallet with $20 cash, a bankcard, a MetroCard and the victim’s U.S. passport and fled with the three accomplices south on Sixth Ave.

Arrest in April ID theft

Police arrested Shahena Wright, 30, on Mon. Oct. 25 and charged her with grand larceny for a $17,500 theft last July involving a fake drivers license and false bankcard. Wright was charged with using a Virginia woman’s name on a Citibank credit card and a Virginia driver’s license with the victim’s name on July 11 to buy fancy sound equipment from the Bose store at 465 Broadway near Grand St. The suspect charged $8,832 at the store on the morning of July 11 and followed with a charge of $8,707 later that day, police said

Seaport car burglary

A visitor from Virginia parked his car on the southeast corner of Front and Beekman St. at 11 a.m. Sun., Oct. 31 to do some sightseeing at the South St. Seaport. He returned an hour or so later to find the driver’s side door damaged and $1,000 in cash stolen along with electronic games and two credit cars issued by Korean companies, police said.

Soho car burglary

A West Bayonne, N.J. woman parked her car on the east side of Greene St. between Canal and Grand Sts. at 9 a.m. Sat., Oct. 30 and returned at 10:30 a.m. to find the right rear window broken and two backpacks and two iPads were gone.

Motorcycle theft

A Tribeca man, 36, parked his motorcycle on the southeast corner of Greenwich and Reade Sts. at 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23 and returned at 7 p.m. to find it had been stolen. Police determined that the bike had not been towed for illegal parking and there were no broken motorcycle parts at the scene.

Lost at supper

A Brooklyn man told police he was at the Water Stone Grill at 79 Pearl St. on Friday night and found later that his cell phone, which he left at his table while he visited friends at another table, was stolen. The victim, 36, used a tracking device to locate the phone in Brooklyn but was not able to find it, police said.

Bicycle theft

A Battery Park City resident, 39, took his Cannondale bicycle to the Chelsea Piers fitness center on Saturday morning, locked it to a rack and went to work out at 9 a.m. When he returned at 11 a.m. the cycle was gone, police said.

Bar partner sanctioned

Albert Trummer, a partner in Apotheke, a bar at 8 Doyers St. in the heart of Chinatown, has been ordered to stay away from the place in connection with a reckless endangerment charge, according to a New York Post item. Trummer, who professes to be a “cocktail artist,” is charged with setting the top of the bar at Apotheke on fire in June as part of his signature demonstration. In connection with the reckless endangerment charge, Trummer is being sued by his Apotheke partners who charge that he sprayed four bottles of Champaign on the bar top and smashed two bottles of Sambuca which he tried to light with a match on Oct. 17, the Post item said.

— Albert Amateau