NYPD rescues 2 runaway teens held prisoner in “trap house’

717 Snediker Ave in East New York.Paul MartinkaTwo runaway girls from Ulster County were rescued Saturday after being held prisoner in an East New York house of horrors — where their captors intended to forcibly pimp them out as prostitutes.“THEY FOUND MY GIRL!!!!!!!!!” the father of the 14-year-old girl posted

Handcuffed suspect escapes NYPD custody

Bronx cops are searching for a handcuffed man who escaped police custody during a botched arrest late Thursday night.Officers had observed ­Arius Hopkins, 22, trying to dispose of drugs and apprehended him near White Plains Road and Arnow ­Avenue in Allerton just before 11 p.m., police said.Hopkins fled from police

Dozens of NYPD officers attend trial of alleged cop-killer

A courtroom in Queens transformed into a sea of blue Friday as the trial for accused cop killer Demetrius Blackwell got underway.At least three dozen NYPD officers crowded the gallery in Queens Supreme Court — which was standing-room only with even more cops packed outside the courtroom — to hear

NYPD cops attack rape accuser’s credibility

The two NYPD cops who admittedly had sex with a teenager while on-duty — and are now facing potential rape charges — are trying to avoid indictment by attacking their accuser’s credibility, The Post has learned.In a letter to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, lawyers for disgraced cops Eddie Martins

Lawsuit claims NYPD covered up Durst’s role in wife’s death

A law firm hired by Kathie Durst’s family has accused the NYPD of colluding with an ex-cop to cover up Robert Durst’s role in her death — leaving him free to kill at least two other people.The real estate scion’s first wife went missing in 1982 and was officially declared

Grand jury convenes over cops accused of rape

A grand jury is convening in Brooklyn to hear evidence in the case against two detectives accused of having sex with a teenage woman who was a drug suspect, a source said.The detectives, Richard Hall and Eddie Martins, have had their guns and shields taken away and were reassigned to

“Flasher’ cop was involved in NYPD ticket-fixing scandal

The Bronx cop charged with exposing himself to a pair of sisters heading to Bible class was previously caught up in the infamous NYPD ticket-fixing scandal, The Post has learned.Officer Adam Fridson, 43, avoided criminal charges but was docked 30 days of vacation, law-enforcement sources said Wednesday.It’s unclear exactly what

NYPD cops ordered to take political stickers off squad cars

NYPD brass ordered cops at a Manhattan stationhouse to remove political signs and stickers from all surfaces Wednesday, police sources said.The order came down at the 13th Precinct in Chelsea, where cops were told to get rid of all displayed printed literature urging cops to vote “no” on a referendum

Fallen NYPD detectives honored with memorial

Three fallen NYPD detectives were honored at a ceremony in Brooklyn Tuesday — where three widows spoke of loss and thanked a sea of police officers.“It’s quite new for me still, barely two years now,” said Christine Lemm, whose husband Joseph was killed while serving in the military in Afghanistan

Cops offer reward for suspect in deadly Brooklyn home invasion

The NYPD released photos Tuesday of a man wanted in connection with a deadly home invasion in Brooklyn last week.The terrifying ordeal at 160 Decatur St. in Bedford-Stuyvesant left 91-year-old Waldiman Thompson dead, though it’s unclear how.His wife of 30 years, 100-year-old Ethlin Thompson, had a blanket thrown over her

Homeless man sexually assaulted sleeping subway riders: cops

A homeless man was arrested over the weekend for sexually assaulting subway riders as they slept, cops said.Michael Baskerville, 28, even went so far as to perform oral sex on one person, according to police.Authorities caught the perv at the Wakefield-241st Street train station early Saturday not long after he

NYPD investigating alleged 2004 sex attack by Weinstein

The NYPD is investigating ​a woman’s claim that disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on ​him inside his Tribeca office more than a decade ago, The Post has learned.Lucia Evans, now 34, filed a complaint with cops late last week, law-enforcement sources said Sunday.The incident

These smart pups can sniff out terrorists hiding in plain sight

NYPD officers patrolling the US Open Tennis Championships later this month will deploy a secret weapon to help prevent a terrorist bombing like the one that killed 22 outside a UK concert earlier this year: Labrador retrievers that can sniff out suicide bombers.They look like friendly service dogs. But these

Bank robber used fake “bomb’ to distract police: cops

A homeless bank robber gave himself the gift of distraction, leaving a fake, gift-wrapped “bomb” at one Bronx bank — so he could go rob another while police investigated the suspicious package.Anthony Bari, 56, left a hard plastic case covered in birthday wrapping paper at the Citibank in Pelham Bay

Bronx cops illegally put political bumper stickers on squad cars

A number of NYPD vehicles in The Bronx have been illegally stamped with stickers telling people to vote “no” on a referendum to hold a constitutional convention in Albany.The bumper stickers were photographed on NYPD vehicles belonging to the 40th Precinct in Mott Haven as recently as Wednesday.“Vote NO! constitutional

Police hunting for serial subway masturbator

Police are on the hunt for a rampant subway masturbator who was allegedly caught fondling himself in two separate incidents last week.Robert Mannis, 61, was inside the Herald Square subway station on Oct. 2 when a 27-year-old woman witnessed him fondling himself on the platform at around 6:30 p.m., according

Why dirty diplomats can literally get away with murder

It’s a sleazy scenario that plays out in bars and clubs across the Big Apple — everybody’s having a great time until some creep just can’t keep his hands to himself.But early Sunday morning at Bar None — a Third Avenue dive in the East Village where NYU co-eds squeeze

NYPD is on the hunt for evidence against Weinstein

The NYPD has Harvey Weinstein back in its sights — dispatching detectives to search for evidence against the disgraced movie mogul whose been accused of rape and sex assault by at least three women, The Post has learned. see also Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce on Wednesday ordered investigators in the Special

The NYPD is turning to LinkedIn to help fill civilian jobs

The NYPD is set to spend $180,000 so that LinkedIn can help it fill civilian posts — including for “horse hostlers,” lawyers and thermostat repairmen.The department is hoping that the job site’s artificial intelligence and computer algorithms will lead to the quicker filling of positions ranging from stable groomsmen and

Cop seriously injured in scooter accident en route to parade

An on-duty NYPD cop riding a department scooter on his way to the Bronx Columbus Day Parade — where he was scheduled to work — was seriously injured when a car slammed into him Sunday morning, according to police and witnesses.The officer was driving the two-wheeler south on 180th Street,

82-year-old woman fatally hit by van just feet from her home

A elderly woman was fatally struck by a van as she tried to cross Pitman Avenue in The Bronx Friday night — and the driver fled the scene on foot, police said.Hilda Arocho, 82, had been crossing the avenue mid-block in Wakefield — just feet from her own front door

“Monster’ cop accuses NYPD of racial discrimination

A veteran NYPD detective who was cleared of misconduct allegations is accusing police brass of racial discrimination for refusing to reinstate him to full duty​ ​– while protecting white colleagues.“He’s being treated differently because he’s African​-​American,” said Det​. David Terrell’s attorney, Eric Sanders.Terrell filed a discrimination complaint against the city

Someone is mailing racist letters throughout the city

Someone is sending racist letters emblazoned with a swastika and President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan to several businesses from Borough Park in Brooklyn to Harlem, police sources said.The mailed letters started arriving Friday. The recipients include a kosher bakery and a meat market in Brooklyn, the Harlem Business

Street renamed for hero cop who died 30 years after shooting

A new street sign was unveiled in Central Park on Wednesday to honor fallen cop Steven McDonald, who died in January — more than 30 years after he was shot by a teenager.“July 12 of 1986 will live with me forever,” widow Patti Ann McDonald said outside his former precinct