The Day | Officer Allegedly Stole Guns From Stationhouse, Sold Them on the Street

LoveJoel Zimmer

The Police Department just confirmed that Officer Nicholas A. Mina is the man investigators believe is behind the missing guns from the Ninth Precinct. He was arrested last night. The Post has the exclusive on the details. In April Mr. Mina, 31, was assigned to guard the locker room where the guns were stored following the initial thefts, and dared to swipe another gun, according to the paper’s sources. Mr. Mina and three civilians allegedly sold the guns on the street. “To rob a gun that could be used against a fellow cop someday. There’s nothing lower,” a source tells the paper.

The Times has a dispatch from Whiskers Holistic Pet Care. “Whiskers may be the pet world’s closest approximation of the Park Slope Food Co-op.” Sure, but do they carry pet care products from Israel? And the store has more good publicity on the way: Chico is planning to do a mural dedicated to Whiskers on the old Nice Guy Eddie’s wall.

The developer behind Bushwick’s Third Ward just put his NoHo penthouse on the market for $8.95 million, The Real Deal reports.

The Villager checks in with The Museum of Reclaimed Space.

The Villager also continues documenting bad behavior by crusties. This time around, a photographer captured a “traveler” letting his dog urinate in the fountain of Washington Square Park. That led to a physical confrontation between the dog’s owner and a man who asked that the canine not be allowed to pee in the water.

Bowery Boogie came up with a Lower East Side-themed Monopoly board that features loads of familiar faces.

Lastly, it comes not with a bang, but with a whimper. The 7-Eleven on East 14th Street is now open, according to EV Grieve.