DSNY Employee, Richie Torres, 44, Arrested

Published on April 25, 2023, 2:25 am
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On Monday, April 24, 2023 at 1037 hours, the following 44-year-old male on-duty New York City employee was arrested and charged within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.


Richie Torres
Department of Sanitation New York


  • assault;
  • attempted murder;
  • reckless endangerment;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.