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December, 2014

Park Slope

Hit-taker jacks DJ’s gear on Fourth Street

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Fort Greene

Burglar attacks cops with fire extinguisher, board on Greene Avenue

Cops cuffed a man who they say broke into a Greene Avenue building on Dec. 18, then attacked police officers with a fire extinguisher and a two-by-four when they tried to arrest him. Comment
Crime

Thief swipes woman’s credit cards

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Midwood

Man killed by train in Midwood

A man was fatally struck by a Q train in Midwood on Dec. 18. Comment
Marine Park

Police: Gun-toting trio threatens man for wallet

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops: Duo blind-siding victims and stealing cellphones

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Chilly crook swipes 10 sweaters

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Gunmen rob man for cash and moped

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Masked gunmen rob electronic store

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Crime

Weasel swipes girl’s hearing aid

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Fatal blaze in Sheepshead Bay

A 66-year-old man died in a ferocious early morning fire in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 15. Comment
Coney Island

Coney blaze kills one

A fire in a Coney Island apartment building killed a 31-year-old man and injured five other people early Dec. 12. Comment
Park Slope

Jewel thief strikes Fourth Avenue apartment

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops: Man loots laundry detergent, attacks security guard

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights NYPD

Man cuts himself attempting to slash cabbie

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Would-be Third Avenue bank robber flees empty-handed

The failed theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Cops: Louts beat and rob man on W. 11th Street

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Shady massage parlors shuttered in prostitution bust

Police have brought business to a happy end at nine massage parlors across Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights. Comment
Brighton Beach

Two dead, one injured in Brighton murder-suicide

A Brighton Beach man killed his father and stabbed his sister before jumping to his death from an Ocean View Avenue apartment building on Dec. 2, according to police. Comment
Marine Park

Gun-wielding goon robs shoe store

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comments (1)
Bensonhurst

Thugs beat and rob man inside his home

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Houseguest steals $40K from family

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Wicked woman blindsides lady for purse

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Thugs beat senior for fanny pack containing cash

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Coney Island

Date turns into kidnapping

It was a brutal way to start Thanksgiving. Comments (1)

November, 2014

Marine Park

Crook swipes laptops, camera from car

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Park Slope

Fiend in lobby robbery: “Get your f------ hands on the wall!”

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Crook snatches child’s phone on F train

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Goon grabs teen’s headphones off his head on Jay

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Crime

Police: Armed squatter kicked man out of his own house

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Pickpocket steals phone, pal punches mark

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Park Slope

Scoundrel swipes $6,000, passport from car

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bensonhurst

Police: Scissors-wielding robber slashes straphanger

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Pirate rips senior’s purse from her hands

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Robbers demand cells from phone store, walk out with cash

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Four or more guns roar in Coney parking lot

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Vinegar Hill

Sweets thief sours, brandishes blades

Cops cuffed a man on Nov. 2 who they say stole cotton candy from a York Street market, then returned a few minutes later and threatened an employee with three knives. Comment
Marine Park

Cops: Man found with needle and pills hidden near privates

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Park Slope

Thief robs man’s safe during moving day

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bensonhurst

Tricksters convince senior to hand over ‘cursed’ cash and jewelry

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Police: Teen mayhem outside costume store on Halloween

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Coney Island

Cops: Man involved in fight hits woman with stray bullet

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Marine Park

Off-duty cop busted for drunk driving

Police arrested an off-duty NYPD sergeant for drunk driving on Nov. 7 in Marine Park. Comment
Canarsie

Body found in Canarsie creek

Police found the body of a 58-year-old man floating in a Canarsie creek on Nov. 10. Comment
Brighton Beach

Mother hit by stray bullet ouside elementary school

A mother was shot by a stray bullet while picking her child up from school in Brighton Beach on Nov. 5. Comments (1)
Fort Greene

Thief steals man’s scooter

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Park Slope

Sweet-tooth burglar swipes cash from candy store

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bensonhurst

Gunman unleashes fire on man

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Quartet robs cab driver

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

October, 2014

Marine Park

Police find multiple guns in suspect’s home

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment

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Fort Greene

Fare-beaters rough up, rob cabbie

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Park Slope

Cops: Grocery worker stole $3,300 in change

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Canarsie

Stabbed to death in Canarsie

Police have arrested the man they say killed his roommate in Canarsie on Oct. 24. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Toughs rob teen of phone Downtown

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglar boosts computer from 82nd Street church

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Marine Park

Cops: Dollar van driver drove the wrong way

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Bad date steals from passed-out man

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Park Slope

Crook, caught, throws laptop at victim-turned-sleuth

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Atlantic Avenue store looted twice in two days

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Fiend socks woman, steals her phone charger in Gravesend

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Hoodlums rob man at knifepoint in McLaughlin Park

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Masked bandit robs Dyker gas station

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Mean Streets

Dump truck kills senior outside Barclays Center

A dump-truck driver struck and killed an elderly woman near the Barclays Center on Monday afternoon, cops and FDNY officials said. Comment
Flatlands

Fatal stabbing in Flatlands

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Oct. 19 for allegedly stabbing his mother to death in Flatlands. Comment
Bensonhurst

Charge ‘em! Two nabbed for phony credit cards

Credit where credit is due. Comment
Marine Park

Knife-toting mugger takes off with jogger’s watch

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Goon tries to mug kid outside of school in Clinton Hill

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Park Slope

Woman fights off would-be robber at Seventh Avenue station

Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Bandits rob delivery guy of food, phone, and cash in Red Hook Houses

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Goons attack man for no apparent reason in Bensonhurst

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Dial ‘L’ for lockup: Man threatened cops with phone in gov building, officers say

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Schemer cons woman out of $10,000

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Crooks rob homes overnight

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Teens swipe straphanger’s phone

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Police: Suspect rips man’s phone out of his hands

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Store burglar winds up with empty box

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Con artist scams man out of more than $1,000

The scheme leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Cops: Shoplifter swipes undies and socks

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Flavor-dusting for prints: Teens stole Doritos from chip factory, police say

They were caught orange-handed. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops: Employee steals 26 new iPhones from cell shop

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Villain vamooses on ill-gotten Vespa

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Police: Purse snatcher pinched

The arrest leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Rapscallion knocks man down and takes his bag

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

September, 2014

Flatlands

Murder in Flatlands

A man was killed by multiple gunshots in Flatlands on Sept. 26. Comment
Marine Park

Goon pulls knife on woman during argument over a car

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Police: Schemer tries to pass fake bills, attacks clerk with scissors

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Trio beats up guy who turned down cocaine offer

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Thief swipes laptop from church moments before mass

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ruffians beat and rob man

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Pirate swipes cash from sleeping man’s home

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Midwood

Cops: Help us find fiend who mugged elderly man in Midwood

Police are looking for a guy who they say robbed a senior in Midwood on Sept. 17. Comment
Marine Park

Cops: Pregnant woman attacked in hate crime

A man accused of attacking a pregnant Pakistani woman and her family in Marine Park has been charged with hate crimes. Comment
Fort Greene

Punks take beauty supplies from pharmacy

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Sicko exposes himself to straphanger

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Blade-toting villains slice victim

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Gunman threatens woman and robs her home

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglar swipes gadgets from burger joint

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Midwood

Cops: Help find fiend who mugged blind man in Midwood

Police released a video of the man they say robbed a blind man in Midwood on Sept. 9. Comment
Canarsie

Murder in Canarsie

A man was fatally shot in Canarise on Sept. 11. Comment
Marine Park

Cops seek Mill Basin mugger for crime spree

Police believe the man who robbed a victim at gunpoint on Sept. 10 in Mill Basin is connected to several other robberies throughout Brooklyn. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Door-buster swipes $3,700 in jewelry

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Passenger attacks cabbie

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Police: Blade-wielding woman threatens lady

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Trio beats man with a bat

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Upset stomach: Trio swipes drug store’s antacids

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Crime

Crooks clobber and rob man

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Downtown

Theft spree targeted women shoppers on Fulton Mall

Four store patrons reported having their wallets or bags stolen while browsing the aisles in stores along Downtown’s Fulton Mall on the same day last week. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Senior strikes diner with hammer

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Soda-stealing goons attack shopkeeper

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Punks beat up and rob drunk guy

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Irate driver hits man with metal rod

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Gun-toting crooks rob woman in broad daylight

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Agile burglar breaks into home through fire escape

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

August, 2014

Fort Greene

Clerk beans woman with peanut butter jar while aiming at someone else

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Suspect swipes toy dolls and shirts

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Schemers trick senior, take her money

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Knife-wielding thugs rob man

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

BAM-boozled:Bad checks defraud Fort Greene institution

Somepne stole $36,000 from our beloved institution. Comment
Flatbush

Cops release video of gunpoint robbery in East Flatbush

Police are looking for two men they say were caught on video robbing a senior citizen at gunpoint in East Flatbush on Aug. 2. Comment
Bensonhurst

Arrest in Bensonhurst Park shooting

Police arrested a man for shooting another guy in a Bensonhurst Park after an argument escalated on Aug. 16. Comment
Midwood

Reward for tips on Midwood shooting: $12,000

Police are offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a shooting in Midwood that killed a Canarsie man earlier this year. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cops: Suspect swipes diamonds, goes on short get-away

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Police arrest teen in Flatlands for allegedly swiping CitiBike from Fort Greene

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Stool-wielding bar-goer bashes his away along Smith St.

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Burglar hits pay day at 15th Ave. home

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Punk pelts 62-year-old woman in the head with basketball

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops seek attempted bank robber

Police are searching for the woman who tried to rob a Bensonhurst bank on Aug. 16. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Box-cutter-wielding man swipes teen’s phone

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Police: Suspect threatened woman with a wrench

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Burglar takes man’s cat and shorts

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Shoplifter takes off with diamond ring in Bay Ridge

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Woman attacks man with mop

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Villains beat and rob cyclist

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Irate pedestrain beams driver with bat

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglar busts into home and takes jewelry

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Two arrests in Midwood robbery

Police have arrested two men who they say are responsible for robbing and assaulting an 18-year-old woman inside her apartment building in Midwood on July 27. Comment

July, 2014

Fort Greene

Apartment burglaries continue

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Hostile work environment

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Thief takes off with power tools

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Punks punch straphanger, steal tablet

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Thief speeds off in delivery man’s car

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridge cops searching for larceny crew

Police are searching for four teens they say went on a cash- and purse-snatching spree in Bay Ridge on June 9. Comment
Coney Island

Child drowns in Coney Island surf

A 10-year-old girl from Staten Island drowned after falling into the ocean in Coney Island on July 22. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Thief takes off in idling car

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Suspect attacks man with his own umbrella

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops: Man steals neighbor’s cash, counter-top stove

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Teens spray perfume in woman’s eyes, steal purse

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Grocery goon steals shopper’s handbag

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Coney Island

Body found in tub of bleach

Police discovered the body of a 54-year-old man soaking in a bathtub full of bleach on July 12. Comment
Bay Ridge

Conman scams little old lady

A common con leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Burglaries continue to plague Clinton Hill

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Marine Park

Arboreal assault in Flatlands

Some weirdo wacked someone with a tree branch on Avenue L on July 10. Comment
Williamsburg

Lady ambushed by paintball-gun-wielding fiend

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Thug hits woman and takes cash

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Jerk store! Cops cuff guy who they say beat up, robbed bodega worker

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops: Father and son beat teens with bat

A Bay Parkway beat down leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cops: Help catch these Ridge thieves

Police are searching for two suspects in connection with a pair of purse snatchings in Bay Ridge. Comment
Marine Park

Police: Man slaps and robs woman

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Shotgun-toting crooks beat and rob two men

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Thief swipes designer tote bags from car

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops: Son beats up 64-year-old mom

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Miscreant punches woman waiting for train

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Thugs threaten man for his cash

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Knife-wielding menace takes man’s phone

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Gerritsen Beach

Arrest in fatal hit-and-run

Police have arrested a Dyker Heights man for a fatal hit-and-run in Gerritsen Beach in the early hours of June 28. Comment
Fort Greene

Cruel crook takes heart attack victim’s purse

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Bar-goer smashes beer glass on man’s face

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Thief smacks bodega clerk with beer can

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Preteens jump kid for his bike

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Fiend threatens bodega clerk over stolen cookies

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Fake IRS man schemes $3,000 out of woman

The con leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

June, 2014

Clinton Hill

Cab caper! Taxi drivers team up to take down alleged pee bandit

Cops cuffed a guy who they say stole an outer-borough cab on June 17 after a protracted drunken fit in which he peed on the seat of another cab and attacked its driver. Comment
Crime

Cops: Watch out for the green dot

Cops are warning Brooklynites: if somebody asks you for a “Green Dot,” that’s a red light. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Soccer fan attacks man over World Cup bet

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Gun-toting trio robs cyclist on Henry Street

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Police: Father and son beat up relative’s boyfriend

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Bat-wielding bullies attack teen

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Police: Subway performer tries to bite arresting cops

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Schemer tricks man out of $4,000

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Man steals beer from bodega with a stolen gun

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Goon holds up women with laser pointer

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Daughter stealing cash from mom

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Cops: Suspect steals phone, tries to get ransom

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Gunmen make off with $150,000

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Burglar takes safe holding Cartier watches, iPad

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglar takes designer bag, watches, and jewelry

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Violent stranger slugs teenager

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops: Suspect attempts carjacking by pretending to have gun

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Crook punches woman and steals her phone

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Fruit thief puts vendor who tries to stop him in chokehold

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Bike trio snatches woman’s cellphone

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Robber takes $800 from home

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Jogging suit-clad goon beats and robs man

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Cops: Suspect attacks man over the price of a belt

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Burlgar removes air conditioner and enters through window

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Two gunpoint hold ups

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Thugs hold woman up at gunpoint

The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

May, 2014

Bay Ridge

Man arrested in Ridge with sack full of weapons

Police arrested a man in the 86th Street R station on May 27 who they say was carrying a shotgun, ammo, a laser sight, and a machete. Comment
Fort Greene

Cops: Boyfriend threatens and robs girlfriend

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Woman skips out on cab fare

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brute punches woman and steals phone

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Suspect tries to extort phone owner

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglar takes iProducts

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Four vehicles go missing in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Crook swipes phone from woman’s hand

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Armed men invade woman’s home, tie her up

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Victim chases phone thief

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Cops: Suspect assaults man and steals phone

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglar takes resident’s Apple products

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Under group umbrella attack on N. Portland

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Officers: Barfly batters cop responding to noise complaint

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Crook reaches under toilet stall to steal woman’s wallet

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Suspect breaks car window, attacks man with broken broom handle

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglar swipes cash, gadgets from Fifth Avenue home

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Newspaper caper! Paper box thief strikes again in Bay Ridge

A literacy-loathing larcenist has stolen nine Bay Ridge Courier sidewalk boxes since the end of April, robbing the Ridge of its only real newspaper. Comments (1)
Fort Greene

Google Glass snatched in S. Portland burglary

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

ER patient flips out on security guard

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brute bashes man with bottle in park

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Smooth criminal takes $1,100 worth of Rogaine from pharmacy

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Road rage escalates when motorist retrieves ax

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglar takes hundreds in copper piping

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

April, 2014

Fort Greene

Punks punch senior and steal cash

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Bullies take teen’s backpack

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Williamsburg

Crook threatens teen for phone

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Suspect spat at bus driver

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Twisted: Thief takes off with pretzel cart

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Con man’s scheme leaves store owner out $3,000

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Volatile Molotov! Borough Park pyro lights up bodega

Talk about a hot item! Comment
Marine Park

Burglar hits two E. 34th Street homes

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Hospital staffer stealing potent IV drugs

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brute bashes woman’s head with blunt object and steals purse

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Teen stabs woman with pen on B train

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Mercedes stolen when owner makes a movie-set visit, leaves keys

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Burglars make off with safe filled with jewelry

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Flatlands

Flatlands resident charged with stabbing man, hiding body in plastic bin

Prosecutors are charging a Brooklyn man with murder after police discovered a body in a plastic storage container at his Flatlands home on April 19. Comments (6)
Greenpoint

Couple found dead in Greenpoint hot tub

The pair had been drinking, according to reports, which can be a risky proposition, experts say. Comments (1)
Fort Greene

Knife-point robbery yields big blade

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Guy named Noodles ruins b-ball game with pole attack

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brute bashes man’s head with a crowbar

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Thief swipes straphanger’s cellphone

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Early morning cab robbery turns foot chase

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Crook swipes woman’s purse

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Crook hauls off man’s U-Haul contents

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Suspect stole $200 from woman

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Strangers rob man’s home after night of partying

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Teens rough up another teen for cell and watch

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Maniac punches, robs mail carrier for package

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Coney Island

Cashed out! Cops collar Coney man for $22,000 borough-spanning bank robbery spree

Talk about high vault-age. Comment
Marine Park

Grump throws coffee on man at java joint

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Fort Greene

Gun-toting duo robs food delivery man

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Knife-toting villain holds up woman — for $43

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Suspect robs bank but gets caught

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Williamsburg

Schemer cons victim into forking over money

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Lady swipes guy’s music player after asking for money

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Gun-toting thugs hold up man for iPhone

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cops cuff two alleged muggers

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

March, 2014

Bensonhurst

Cops: Bensonhurst flasher in jail

The flasher that terrorized Bensonhurst two weeks ago is behind bars, according to cops. Comment
Fort Greene

Road rage: Driver hits delivery guy with club

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Five arrested for pummeling man on Hicks Street

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Knife-wielding thugs raid building

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Punk takes G train rider’s phone

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Stiletto-clad woman stomps on man’s face

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Canarsie

White goods stolen for black market

Brazen burglars are making off with big-ticket items like stoves and washing machines from homes vacated for post-Sandy reconstruction, and community leaders say it could be happening right under neighbors’ noses. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Pedestrian killed in Sheepshead Bay

An 82-year-old woman is dead after a driver struck her in Sheepshead Bay, early in the morning of March 21. Comment
Bensonhurst

Privates eyed! Speed flasher terrifies minors in Bensonhurst

Cops are on the lookout for a goon who they say managed to expose himself to three different underage girls within a three-block radius in Bensonhurst inside of 15 minutes. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Fatal accident in Sheepshead Bay

An elderly woman is dead after a sport utility vehicle struck her on the sidewalk while attempting to parallel park near a school in Sheepshead Bay Tuesday. Comments (4)
Fort Greene

Car break-ins in 88th Precinct continue

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Villains steal cab at gunpoint

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Four teens shot on S. Second Street

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Goon punches and robs runner on Bergen Street

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Cops: Art thief caught red-handed

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Crook snags bar-goer’s cash

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Tapped out! Police bugs help bust Ridge drug dealers

Turns out drugs really can get you wired! Comment
Marine Park

Marine Park woman allegedly beaten by son dies in hospital

Police say a woman beaten with a cane by her son has died. Comment
Fort Greene

Police: Two men arrested for separate attempted chokings

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops arrest man after Sackett Street break-in

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Villains choke man for jacket and phone

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cops searching for would-be bank robber

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Schemer tricks man into handing over thousands in pre-paid cards

The tricky theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Hammer-toting thugs beat man in his home

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Would-be thieves chicken out when storeowner calls for help

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Scammer bilks woman out of thousands

The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Can-wielding thugs attack man on Bergen

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

February, 2014

Bay Ridge

Would be purse-snatchers mace lady in broad daylight

The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Bling ring shipment purloined from vestibule

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Fort Greene

Goons threaten teen, steal cellphone

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Masked marauder steals woman’s cash

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Crazed customer batters cashier with iced tea box

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Greenpoint

Villain attacks woman, steals cellphone

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Cops arrest four for bus brawl

The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Women stab man with a knife as he tries to break up fight

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bensonhurst

Real tough guy bowls over old lady for her handbag

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Cops: Man assaults ‘friend’ for money

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Irate driver slashes victim after fender bender

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Crooks rob delivery man of cash — and food

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Greenpoint

Would-be robbers leave home empty-handed thanks to tenant’s screams

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Hammer time: Trio pulls tool and gun on victims

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Canarsie

Teen shot dead in Canarsie

Carnage in Canarsie claimed a young man’s life on Feb. 4. Comment
Fort Greene

Masked men rob victim at gunpoint

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Woman strikes man with vase in pizzeria bathroom

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Villains jump man for cash and cellphone

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Cops: Duo grabs man in headlock

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Thief takes books, designer gear from car

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

New district attorney could free man convicted in controversial murder case

A Bushwick man jailed for murder 29 years ago in a dubious conviction is hoping the new district attorney will take another look at his case. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Cops seek help identifying burglary suspect

The police are asking the public to help identify the suspect they say was involved in the burglary of a yeshiva in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

January, 2014

Fort Greene

Goons attack and rob man in Fort Greene Park

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Bensonhurst

Ruffians attack man who refused to buy them booze

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Trio slices off tip of man’s finger while robbing him

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Bay Ridge

Thug slices man’s face in failed mugging

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Bensonhurst

Punks attack man with water bottle

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Knife-toting thug slashes man amid brawl

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Capital run! Cops searching for Sunset bank robber

Police want you help nailing a bad guy. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Thugs attack and rob woman on Hicks Street

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bensonhurst

Irate customer throws scalding coffee at employee

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Rooftop raider robs Fifth Ave. home

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Spokescop sez blotter blackout stops with him

If at first you don’t succeed, police headquarters will tell you that you weren’t trying right and you should try, try again. Comment
Bensonhurst

Con Ed con men swindle senior

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Carroll Gardens

Mask-wearing thug attacks man at grocery store

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Bay Ridge

Would-be robber chickens out

The failed theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Cops: ‘Knockout’ attacker nabbed

Cops busted a 35-year-old Brownsville man suspected in a string of ambush attacks across Brooklyn that were supposedly part of the so-called “knockout game.” Comments (1)
Dyker Heights

Traffic tragedy: 75-year-old killed crossing 65th Street

It was a sad start to the New Year when a car struck and killed an elderly man on Jan. 2 as he crossed 65th Street at Seventh Avenue. Comment
Crime

Public information cop shines light on blotter blackout as it turns one month old

The police department’s blotter blackout is a month old and someone at police headquarters finally admitted there has been a drastic change in its media policy following week after week of denials. Comment
Crime

Cops: thief caught red-handed

Cops say they caught a crook breaking into a Cadillac Escalade on 80th Street on Dec. 29. Comment
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