New effort to eliminate turnstile-jumping crime starts in September, Manhattan DA says


June 30, 2017 | New York Daily News

New effort to eliminate turnstile-jumping crime starts in September, Manhattan DA says

A backlog of minor crimes will shrink in Manhattan through a new effort to eliminate turnstile jumping cases that “bog down” the system starting in September, the DA announced Friday.

First-time “theft of services” transit offenders are expected to be issued a civil summons, which will be handled…