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Man Uses Screwdriver to Break Into Jackson Heights Apartment Building to Steal Packages: NYPD

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April 22, 2022 By Czarinna Andres

The police are looking for man who allegedly used a screwdriver to break into a Jackson Heights apartment building Sunday to steal items from the mail room.

The suspect allegedly broke into an apartment complex located at 37-30 73rd St. at around 2 a.m. on  April 17 by prying open the lobby door with a screwdriver.

Once inside, the suspect allegedly removed mail from the mailroom and packages from the package room, including one package that contained a QVC bracelet.

Police released photos and video of the suspect.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

 

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Javier

That was happening ALOT in my building during Covid and Xmas. The Superintendent had what they call “J-Bars” installed where it makes it impossible to manipulate the door latch. It obviously doesn’t prevent it completely, but it stopped it from happening much less frequent. He’s great! Definitely knows how to properly maintain his apartment buildings.

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Gerardo

Obviously, he did it before. The neighborhood will be served better when this moron is locked in & weld the door shut.

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