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Bronx Man Arrested Smuggling Pot Into Green Haven

A Bronx man was arrested for trying to bring pot into a prison.
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Bronx Woman Pleads Guilty In Augusta To Heroin Trafficking

A Bronx woman will spend 18 months in jail for unlawful trafficking in heroin after she was caught in the act of bagging heroin in the back bedroom of a residence on Weeks Mills Road in China, ME....
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”My Mom Was a Robot”, Says Man Ruled Unfit to Stand Trial For Her Murder

A man accused of murdering his mother claimed she was a robot in court papers and was deemed unfit for trial on Tuesday, according to the Bronx District Attorney's Office. ...
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Hillsdale Police Charge Bronx Trio With Getting Oxy With Bogus Scripts

A routine traffic stop by Hillsdale, NJ police turned up 120 fraudulently obtained Oxycodone pills from a pharmacy in town, prompting to the arrests of a Bronx trio, authorities said Tuesday....
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Bronx Man Arrested In Newburgh, NY On Gun Charges

City of Newburgh Police responded to the area of South Street and Chambers Street on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 just before 12:30 a.m. for a report of shots fired. ...
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12-Year-Old Boy Robbed At Knifepoint In Bronx

Police are asking for the public's help to find the knife-wielding thief who robbed a 12-year-old boy in Bronx earlier in the week....
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Three Charged For Welfare Fraud

Three women have been charged, accused of committing welfare fraud in Montgomery County, NY....
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2 Wanted For Using Fake Checks Citywide

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two men wanted for stealing money from banks citywide. ...
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Police Arrest Suspect In Robbery Of Elderly Woman In Bronx Elevator

Police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of an elderly woman in a Bronx elevator....
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Man Found Guilty In 2015 Slaying Of NYPD Officer

The Bronx man accused of fatally shooting a police officer in East Harlem was convicted by a jury on Monday....
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3 Soccer Fans From New York Arrested In Attack On Florida Deputy

Three soccer fans from New York, two of Bronx, were arrested on an array of charges, including aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, after allegedly attacking a deputy in Florida who had tried to break up a fight after a game there over the weekend....
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Chicopee Police Charge Bronx Pair With Passing Fake $100 Bills

Two New York City residents are facing counterfeiting charges after police found them on Saturday in a vehicle in the Walmart parking with $1,000 worth of ill-gotten merchandise and $6,000 in counterfeit $100 bills, police said....
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81-Year-Old Disabled Woman Threatened, Robbed In Bronx Elevator

Police are searching for a suspect after an 81-year-old woman was threatened and robbed in an elevator in Bronx on Friday....
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Man Cuffed In 1999 Bronx Homicide Could Have Gotten Away With Murder If He Just Paid Subway Fare

If he had kept his nose clean, Curtis Batchelor could have gotten away with murder, police sources said Saturday....
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New York Man Charged With Transporting Untaxed Cigarettes After Sussex Traffic Stop

A Bronx, New York man is behind bars, charged with transporting more than 145 thousand dollars' worth of untaxed cigarettes after a Sussex County traffic stop....
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Police Searching For Woman Suspected Of Subway Attack In Bronx

The NYPD is trying to find the woman whom they say attacked another woman at a subway station n Bronx....
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Man May Face Murder Charges Over 1998 Bronx Fight After Victim He Hit With Bat Dies From Related Ailment

An after-school brawl in Bronx nearly 20 years ago could result in murder charges after one of the combatants died in his sleep....
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Bronx Pizza Lover Knocks Out Deliveryman

A pizza guy was knocked out cold by a mugger who made off with his pies....
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Police Search For Missing Teen Boy Last Seen In Bronx

A 13-year-old Bronx teenager is missing Saturday and police are searching for him....
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Bronx Man Had Crack, Fentanyl, Marijuana In Lake Placid

State police arrested a man from Bronx Tuesday on multiple drug-related charges....
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Help The NYPD Locate A Missing Teen

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 43 Precinct. A photograph of the missing is attached and available at DCPI. The circumstances are as follows:
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Two Bronxites Arrested In Shawangunk, NY

The following arrests were made in the town of Shawangunk, NY .
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Anti-Semitic Vandals Target Family Of NY Assistant AG

Vandals targeted the family of New York State’s Assistant Attorney General, spray painting the word “Jew” on the front door of the family’s Bronx home.
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Police Probe Vandalism At President Trump’s Bronx Golf Course

Cops were investigating vandalism Monday at President Trump’s golf course in Bronx, police said.
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Bronx Man Says He Spent Over A Year In Rikers For Murder Charge Based On Lying Witness

A Bronx man who spent more than a year on Rikers Island for a murder he did not commit says he was busted solely on the word of a witness looking to save his own skin.
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Police Seek Help In Locating Missing 12-Year-Old Bronx Boy

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing boy from Bronx.
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Bandits Steal Cabbie’s Keys, Cash After Ride To Bronx

Two men stuck up a cab driver and robbed him of his keys and wallet after taking an early morning ride from Queens to Bronx, police said Sunday.
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1 Man Dead, Another Injured After Being Hit By Subway Trains

One man was killed and another injured early Saturday in Brooklyn when they were hit by subway trains.
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28-Year-Old Man Shot in NYC, Suspects Fled

Police are searching for two suspects accused in the shooting of a man in a Bronx intersection.
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Bronx Man Charged In Grave Robbery, Vandalism At Stratford Cemetery

A man from Bronx was arrested Friday after desecrating a Stratford cemetery, stealing ashes from their final resting place and using the remains in religious ceremonies last year.

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Billy Wharton

is the editor of The Socialist and the Socialist WebZine. His articles have recently appeared in the Washington Post, Monthly Review Webzine, Dissident Voice, The Indypendent, Common Dreams and Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal. Billy lives in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.