Police Blotter

December, 2010

Crime

Failed terrorist gets life behind bars

A 58-year-old former member of Guyana’s parliament was sentenced to life in prison on Dec. 15 for planning a terrorist attack against JFK Airport that never came to fruition. Comment.
Crime

Crooked cop crackdown continues

An investigation into the illegal antics of a renegade Brooklyn South narcotics team known for falsifying arrests and pocketing drugs is still bearing fruit — two years after the group’s misdeeds were uncovered. Comment.

November, 2010

Crime

Hellish home healthcare aide

A 53-year-old home healthcare aide is facing a year in jail after being convicted of abusing the 86-year-old woman she was charged with looking after. Comment.
Crime

One of these days, Parker will go to trial

The long-delayed case against pugilistic state Sen. Kevin Parker (D-Flatbush) may be brought to a jury before the end of the month. Comment.

October, 2010

Crime

Panty trail: DA links underwear to suspect

DNA links missing woman to Seagate couple Comment.
Crime

Trial of accused Weber slayer is on

The trial of the Queens teen charged with butchering WABC radio broadcaster George Weber last year during a twisted sexual rendezvous in his Carroll Gardens home got underway on Monday — with the alleged murderer claiming it was all self-defense. Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Bedford Avenue bloodshed

Four men were hospitalized on Oct. 14 after a dispute over money ended in a gruesome attack that left a block-long trail of blood. Comment.
Canarsie

Domestic Violence leads to assault spike

Domestic violence incidents in Canarsie are on the rise, so cops in the 69th Precinct are making defending against it one of its top priorities. Comment.
Bay News

Coney robber bust

Cops say they’ve arrested a one-man crime wave who spent his summer targeting senior citizens in Coney Island’s western end. Comment.
Crime

Teen laughs at murder confession

Court hearing no laughing matter Comment.
Crime

Rapper will have to beat the rap

Brooklyn rapper Ronald “Ra Diggs” Herron, 28, was indicted on Oct. 6 for running a murderous drug crew responsible for much of the crack and heroin in Boerum Hill’s Gowanus Houses — the same day his latest rap hit stores. Comment.
Crime

Apology not accepted: Girlfriend’s testimony to be heard

A man facing domestic abuse charges for attacking his estranged girlfriend tried to get out from under his impending conviction with 300 carefully worded apologies, according to court papers. Comment.

September, 2010

Crime

Fake kidnapping leads to arrest

A Bay Ridge 18-year-old tried to shake $22,000 out of his mother during a bogus kidnapping plot, but was arrested after cops uncovered his hare-brained ruse. Comment.
Bay News

Cops hunt for one man Coney crime wave

A rail-thin thug with a penchant for robbing jewelry from little old ladies has set his sights on the neighborhood’s western end, where police say he’s robbed six seniors. Comment.
Crime

Judge says amputee’s case must go to trial

According to court papers, Justine Adenekan had to have a portion of her left foot amputated after a bus ran it over. But eyewitness accounts backed the city’s claims that the accident may have been her fault as she was looking the wrong direction when she crossed the street. During her first attempt at a quick judgment in 2009, a judge wouldn’t rule, saying that a jury should determine the case’s outcome. Comment.

August, 2010

Crime

Serial rapist gets 160 years in the clink

160 years for serial rapist Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Cops try to link Mill Island gunmen to other crimes

The brazen gunmen nabbed for terrorizing a wealthy Mill Island family with their own legal troubles could be responsible for other home invasions in the neighborhood, police say. Comment.
Canarsie

Speeding bullets

The 35-year-old man gunned down as he sat inside a car on E. 98th Street was the victim of a drive-by shooting, say police of the Aug. 7 killing — the second murder to take place in the leafy residential neighborhood in two weeks. Comment.
Canarsie

Cops and kids take back the night together

Cops and Canarsie residents walked the beat together on Aug. 3 as the 69th Precinct held its annual National Night Out Against Crime celebration. Comment.
Crime

Groping goon grabs 11-year-old

This guy was too touchy-feely for his own good — and cops want to put him behind bars. Comment.

July, 2010

Crime

Cartoon justice sought

Suing over Ellen Comment.
Crime

The People’s Court won’t be heard

People’s court conundrum Comments (1).
Bay News

Breaking and entering - and sleeping!

Synagogue looted Comment.
Crime

Taxicab confession! Coney beauty killer is driving himself to jail

An unhinged Coney Island cabbie who often offered free rides to pretty neighborhood girls was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison on July 8 for killing and hacking up one of the beauties. Comment.
Flatbush

Bullets over Brooklyn

Stabbed to death Comments (1).
Bay News

Breaking and entering - and sleeping!

Synagogue looted Comment.
Crime

It’s the Mom and Pop prostitution business

A couple responsible for coercing a 17-year-old they took under their wing into prostitution pled guilty to sex trafficking on July 1 — charges that carry a minimum sentence of 15 years behind bars. Comment.
Crime

Gavel to Gavel

Phoenix falling Comment.

June, 2010

Crime

City coughs up $9.9 million thanks to ‘Mafia Cop’

City’s mafia cop payoff Comment.

May, 2010

Bay News

Prayers help wounded cop grow stronger

Someone up there is keeping an ear out for prayers about Police Officer Carlos Olmedo. Comment.
Crime

Dr. Muscles out of jail time: Jucier distributer gets probation

Embattled physician Richard Lucente made a small apology to his patients on May 12 when he was given a judicial slap on the wrist for providing illegal steroids to borough juicers that were doled out of a Bay Ridge Pharmacy like candy. Comment.
Crime

Gowanus drug czar goes away for life

Gowanus goon sent away Comment.
Flatbush

Combative co-worker

PO’ed and punchy Comment.
Crime

‘Pedophile’ protest outside Brooklyn Criminal Court

‘Pedophile’ protest Comment.

April, 2010

Crime

“Chofre” goes bye-bye

‘Chofre’ goes bye-bye Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Secure your belongings at Marine Park

Cops from the 63rd Precinct will be offering residents a chance to better secure their cars, bicycles and computers on April 11 during a special crime prevention day at Marine Park. Comment.

March, 2010

Mill–Marine Courier

Popped over free pills

Popped over free pills Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Grabbing some justice

Grabbing some justice Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Furniture fiend

Furniture fiend Comment.
Kings Courier

Doused with acid

Doused with acid Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Cell swiper nabbed

Cell swiper nabbed Comment.

February, 2010

Mill–Marine Courier

Plaza pugilist busted

Plaza pugilist busted Comment.
Kings Courier

Shovel attack

Shovel attack Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Cut in thirds

Gunning for cell phones Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Gunning for cell phones

Cut in thirds Comment.
Crime

Stabbed and mugged

Stabbed and mugged Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Craigslist con busted

Craigslist con busted Comment.
Kings Courier

Found dead on McDonald Avenue

Found dead on McDonald Ave. Comment.
Bay News

Risky business

Risky business Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

National pastime

National pastime Comment.
Kings Courier

Unexpected guest

Unexpected guest Comment.
Bay News

Left gasping for air

Left gasping for air Comment.

January, 2010

Williamsburg

Police blotter: Flaming buses

Flaming buses Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Police blotter: Masked marauders sought

Masked marauders sought Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Short lived crime spree

Short-lived crime spree Comment.
Kings Courier

Jeep hunt

Jeep hunt Comment.
Flatbush

Gunned down on Beverley

Gunned down on Beverley Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

War on warehouses

War on warehouses Comment.
Canarsie

Help find him

Help find him Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Police blotter: Paying dearly

Paying dearly Comment.
Crime

Motoring menace

Motoring menace Comment.
Crime

Brigham St. home invasion

Brigham St. home invasion Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Wounded soldier asks for relief

Wounded soldier asks for relief Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Station break

Station break Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Dunked into cell

Dunked into cell Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Running with scissors

Clark St. attack Comment.
Flatbush

Kidnapper capture

Kidnapper capture Comment.
Canarsie

Car-jacker busted on birthday

Car-jacker busted on birthday Comment.
Kings Courier

Ave. J bias attack

Ave. J bias attack Comment.
Crime

Robbed before drop off

Robbed before drop-off Comment.
Crime

Wounded soldier asks for relief

Wounded soldier asks for relief Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Station break

Station break Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Dunked into cell

Dunked into cell Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Running with scissors

Running with scissors Comment.
Flatbush

Kidnapper capture

Kidnapper capture Comment.
Canarsie

Car-jacker busted on birthday

Car-jacker busted on birthday Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Judges appeal for more pay

Judge’s pay raise squabble to be heard Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Booze-fueled park tour

Booze-fueled park tour Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Relative unease

Relative unease Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Stranger dangers

Stranger dangers Comment.
Kings Courier

Gun goons busted

Gun goons busted Comment.
Flatbush

Teen shot outside school

Teen shot outside school Comment.
Canarsie

Two shot

Two shot Comment.
Crime

Judges appeal for more pay

Judge’s pay raise squabble to be heard Comment.
Crime

Two killed in crash

Two killed in crash Comment.
Bay News

Judge’s pay raise squabble to be heard

Judge’s pay raise squabble to be heard Comment.
Flatbush

Teen shot outside school

Teen shot outside school Comment.
Kings Courier

Gun goons busted

Gun goons busted Comment.
Canarsie

Two shot

Two shot Comment.
Crime

Skating on thin ice

Skating on thin ice Comment.
Williamsburg

Murdered at pool hall

Murdered at pool hall Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Holiday B.B.s

Holiday B.B.s Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Violence in Vinegar Hill

Violence in Vinegar Hill Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Perk problems

Perk problems Comment.
Canarsie

2009’s ups and downs

2009’s ups and downs Comment.
Kings Courier

63rd Pct. bash-a-rama

63rd Pct. bash-a-rama Comment.
Flatbush

Ghost bullet

Ghost bullet Comment.
Crime

New Year’s Eve mug

New Year’s Eve mug Comment.
Crime

Skating on thin ice

Skating on thin ice Comment.
Bay News

Crooks targeting crooks

Crooks targeting crooks Comment.
Williamsburg

Murdered at pool hall

Murdered at pool hall Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Holiday B.B.s

Holiday B.B.s Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Violence in Vinegar Hill

Violence in Vinegar Hill Comment.
Canarsie

2009’s ups and downs

2009’s ups and downs Comment.
Crime

57 years for murder

57 years for murder Comment.
Williamsburg

Christmas Eve pop

Christmas Eve pop Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Robbed of cell

Robbed of cell Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Cigarette attack

Cigarette attack Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Note passing nincompoop

Note passing nincompoop Comment.
Crime

Cash for bumblers

Cash for bumblers Comment.
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