You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myAJC.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myAJC.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myAJC.com.

Teen arrested for climbing One World Trade Center scales other New York skyscrapers


A teen who was previously arrested for climbing New York's One World Trade Center is making headlines again for scaling other skyscrapers.

According to WABC, Justin Casquejo, 18, of Weehawken, New Jersey, has taken to social media to share several videos and photos that show him atop several high-rises in New York City.

>> Watch the video here

Casquejo was arrested and sentenced to community service in 2014 after he illegally climbed One World Trade Center, WNBC reports. After climbing another building, he was sentenced to three years' probation.

WNBC reports that New York police are investigating the new photos.

>> Read more trending stories

Former NYPD Detective Joe Giacalone told WABC that Casquejo's actions could put him and emergency personnel in danger.

"The problem is he's thousands of feet in the air, and you can't tempt gravity too many times and survive," Giacalone said.

"You have to put (first responders) at risk for having to rescue this kid, and the second thing is while they're doing this, there could be another emergency they couldn't get to. So this affects the whole city."

>> Click here or scroll down to see some of the photos


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Nation & World

Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban: report
Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban: report

The federal judge who acted first to block President Donald Trump’s most recent travel ban has received numerous death threats since the ruling, prompting authorities to give him a 24-hour protection detail, according to a report. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, who presides over cases in Hawaii, blocked Trump’s revised travel ban last...
WATCH: Iguana stops tennis match at Miami Open
WATCH: Iguana stops tennis match at Miami Open

An iguana, later named Iggy, wanted to join the fun at the Miami Open Wednesday, but instead brought a match to a halt.  >> Read more trending news Iggy perched itself on the scoreboard during a match between Tommy Haas and Jiri Vesley, according to Sports Illustrated.  Maybe the iguana just wanted a better view of the game? ...
Florida man burns books, starts 600-acre wildfire
Florida man burns books, starts 600-acre wildfire

A 696-acre wildfire in Nassau County is 65 percent contained, according to the Florida Forest Service on Thursday. >> Read more trending news Firefighters have been working since Wednesday on a wildfire in Bryceville, Florida, that was accidentally started by someone illegally burning paperback books, officials said. Officials said two homes...
Woman accused of leaving young children home alone
Woman accused of leaving young children home alone

A Beaver County, Pennsylvania, mother is accused of leaving her kids, 2 and 4 years old, home alone. Nikia Shelehada, 23, is facing felony endangerment charges.  >> Read more trending news Police in Monaca said she left two small children alone in an apartment on Marshall Road that was filled with garbage and waste.  A neighbor found...
How did the world’s youngest billionaires make their money?
How did the world’s youngest billionaires make their money?

Four of the world’s youngest billionaires turned high-tech startups into massive fortunes and earned spots on Forbes 2017 list of billionaires.  John Collison, 26, and his brother Patrick Collison, 28, co-founded Stripe, a software platform for mobile device e-commerce payments. The Irish siblings are each worth $1.1 billion. Worth...
More Stories