Cops believe a UPS employee was skimming products left off at the company’s Foster Avenue drop-off hub — and arrested him for it on Dec. 5.
Workers at the facility near E. 104th Street said the employee took four watches and a pair of sunglasses about to be shipped out at about 6 pm.
Cops caught up with him the next day, charging him with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.
A thug attacked and threatened another man with a machete during an E. 89th Street argument on Dec. 5.
Witnesses told police that the two men were arguing near Glenwood Road at 8 am when the suspect punched his victim in the face. He then grabbed a machete and chased the man down the block, neighbors told police.
A man was arrested for drunk driving after he was caught motoring down E. 81st Street on Dec. 2 without his headlights on, cops said.
Police said the man appeared intoxicated when they pulled him over near Foster Avenue at 4:04 am.
— Thomas TracyReach reporter Thomas Tracy at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (718) 260-2525.
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