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NYPD has ‘person of interest’ following two Sunnyside burglaries

Alex Castro (NYPD)

Alex Castro (NYPD)

Sept. 15, 2016 Staff Report

The police have identified a person of interest in regards to two Sunnyside burglaries that occurred in July.

Alex Castro, a 29-year-old Hispanic man, has been identified in connection with both incidents, though no charges have been brought against him as of yet.

The first burglary happened at 3:20 p.m. on July 15 around 43rd Avenue and 44th Street, when two men illegally entered a private residence and stole $1,400 cash, jewelry valued at $8,000 and some electronics, before fleeing on foot.

The second burglary took place on July 29, when the same men entered an apartment on 44th street between 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. and took a laptop and six small diamonds.

The men involved in the robbery were described as a bald black man with a beard wearing Nike sneakers, a black shirt, and olive cargo shorts, and a man with a beard and long dark hair wearing blue Nike sneakers, a baseball cap, a black t-shirt, and denim shorts.

No arrests have been made as of yet and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with further information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

 

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Go bills

Yeah flat head , you keep believing what your saying. When you become his next victim please remember hes innocent till proven guilty.

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LevelHeadedGuy

The guy was identified as a “person of interest,” yet for most simple minded folk he’s already guilty without being adjudicated. Even made the asinine assumption that he’s a repeat offender. Maybe he is, maybe he isn’t, but the facts don’t matter in making knee jerk judgements. Let me remind the racists in Sunnyside : Guilty until proven innocent. Remember that?

I guess trump and the flat headed people win this district.

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Fan of Dough Boy Park

Apparently the fact aren’t relevant to you. Your insults of ” simple minded people” and ” asinine ” and ” racists in Sunnyside”” and ” flat headed people” show what a hypocrite you are. But ” the facts don’t matter” show what you are- a typical bleeding heart liberal who is desperate to be a rebel. The man is a career criminal. But since he hasn’t robbed you, it’s ok. Print your address and invite him over.

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LevelHeadedGuy

It appears you have difficulty with reading comprehension skills. And any type of reason or logic. But that’s par for the course when it comes to conservatives who like to fabricate their reality through paranoia and fear.

Carry on

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Please don't have kids LevelHeadedGuy

LevelHeadedGuy this is why your mom shouldn’t have used weed when pregnant with you.

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Southside is a slum

ATT:LEVEL HEADED GUY- DID YOU READ HE WAS IDENTIFIED IN BOTH INCIDENTS . HOW IS THAT RACIST. IM SURE YOUR HEAD IS LEVEL BECAUSE YOU WERE DROPPED ON A HARD FLAT SURFACE

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Southside is a slum

Come on give him a break. You know he never went to school, has no job, he need a break. Hes a Democrat

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Mac

-Southside Thanks for the injection of Fox News Stupidity to the comment stream. If Republicans gain control of both houses and the Executive Branch they’ll just turn the whole country into “Right to Work for less States” like they just did to Michigan and Indiana, Wisconsin and Missouri…Advancing their low wage agenda…Repeal the Affordable Care Act…..Throwing 17.6 million people back into the status of the uninsured…Outlawing Abortion and birth control adding 1.1 Million people annually to the ranks of the low and no income brackets…All this while they continue their tax cut agenda for the top earners….This sounds like a disaster for any country with a consumer driven market economy that uses a progressive system of taxation to run and defend the country…

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Elderly pole danceress

The bald black man could be the same as the one who cowardly attacked Chase last Tuesday.

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Angela

Can we please exterminate this ugly thing when it is caught. Think of all the lives and money that will be saved if that happens.

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Anonymous

Oh, how wonderful! You have a special secret way of finding that out. Call the Supreme Court and tell them we can do away with the entire Justice system. Mike has secret powers! Yipee!

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Me

How did they get into the apartments? Do we have to file freedom of information act request to get that info? I don’t understand why NYPD can’t reveal that info or this blog can’t ask that even though it’s been asked multiple times in last few related news, as well as other “break-in” related posts.

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Salazar

Who cares, look at this pathetic thug, allowed on the streets by our wonderful system. Probably a repeat offender as usual….but we cant say that nowdays.

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Fan of Dough Boy Park

It’s called reality. Not racism. This is who committed the crime, this is what he looks like. And he looks a lot similar to a lot of other people who are committing crime in our neighborhood. Keep your head buried on the sand, that will work out well.

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LevelHeadedGuy

I guess wide sweeping generalizations informed by anecdotal evidence is something you base your opinions on. Lets see some facts to support your claim of “Pathetic thug. . . probably repeat offender.” You based this on a picture? A picture released by the police as a “person of interest.” Even if he is guilty, your opinion is that anybody that looks like this guy must be a criminal or an idiot. Right?

For every racist accusation of criminal behavior, one could easily counter it with white criminal behavior, but most racists don’t care about facts.

Anonymous

Level head, your assuming I called him pathetic thug because of his picture? Maybe…just maybe it was because of his crime. Good job turning it into a racial issue. Who cares what race he is. He is simply a pathetic thug.

Neighborhood Watch

LevelHeadedGuy He’s a person of interest because he has a history of this and happened to be seen in the area. Living in a box are you?

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Silent majority

Pretty sure he is a repeat offender since that looks like a previous mug shot. Hmm maybe just maybe..

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Anonymous

Well, is it of the highest integrity to post a mugshot-like photo of a person the police want to talk to? Or does it tend to besmirch someone’s reputation?

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Blackadder3

“The men involved in the robbery were described as a bald BLACK MAN with a beard wearing Nike sneakers, a black shirt, and olive cargo shorts, and A MAN WITH a beard and long dark hair wearing blue Nike sneakers, a baseball cap, a black t-shirt, and denim shorts.”

So if someone is just described as a “man” does that mean he is white? If so I have seen this dude.

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