BY JERRY DANZIG
Two Collared in Saks ArrestTwo women were taken into custody on suspicion of trying to take items from the Saks Fifth Avenue store on Liberty Street, police said. At 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, a female store employee inside the Saks store told police she saw the two women, both in their 30s, putting sunglasses, two handbags, a blazer and a skirt, together worth $7,635, in their bags before trying to leave the store without paying. The two women, Nikoleishvili Miranda and Margvelashvili Miranda were stopped, arrested and charged with grand larceny, police said. The pair were also found to be in possession of burglar tools.
Motorcycle TheftAt 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, a 28-year-old man from Old Bridge, N.J., parked his 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM in front of 225 Rector Place, taking a photo of the vehicle before he left for work nearby. When he returned after work at around 10:30 p.m., the motorcycle was missing. The vehicle had been parked legally and was not towed away by parking authorities. The bike is valued at $7,000.
BIKE STOLENAt 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 29, a 33-year-old woman locked her bike in front of her residence at 200 Chambers St. and went inside the building. When she came back out around 4 p.m., her VanMoof two-wheeler was missing. Her bike was equipped with GPS, leaving hope that the vehicle might still be located. The bike is valued at $3,000.
MetroCard scamA 36-year-old man reported he was scammed out of $200 at the southwest corner of Henry Hudson River and West 34th Street on Thursday, August 23 at 1 p.m. The man told police that he met with another man who offered to sell him a two-month unlimited MetroCard for $200. He later found out the card only had two rides remaining.