Courier Life’s

Young gun on the loose

Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like Brooklyn Daily on Facebook.

76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Young gun

A teen brandished a handgun on Third Place and Henry Street on Dec. 12.

Officer Cedric Brooks saw a 15-year-old display a Smith and Wesson .40-caliber pistol at around 3:28 pm, and quickly arrested the misguided youth.

Apples picked

Someone burglarized a Baltic Street home on Dec. 9, stealing computers.

The 23-year-old victim told cops she left her home at around 3 pm and returned at 8:30 pm to find her Apple MacBook and Apple MacBook Pro gone. Cops said the worm entered through a front window, using the fire escape.

Tired out

A tire and rim thief struck at least twice:

• The creep hit a 2009 Honda sedan on Clinton Street near Pacific Street sometime between 5:30 pm on Dec. 7 and 7:30 am the next day, stealing two tires and two rims worth $1,500, according to the vehicle’s 40-year-old victim.

• During the same time period, the jerk also took all four wheels off a 2008 Honda Accord on President Street near Hoyt Street, the car’s wheelie annoyed 59-year-old owner told police.

Phone plucked

Someone stole a woman’s cellphone on Hicks Street on Dec. 8.

The 44-year-old victim told cops she was near Pacific Street at 5 pm with her kids when a man reached in her pocket and extracted her LG phone.

Bike bozo

Someone gershed bicycles and other equipment from in front of a Warren Street home on Dec. 8.

The 52-year-old victim told cops that the creep made off with two bikes locked to a front gate of the home between Henry and Clinton streets at around 9 am. The thief also took five bicycle helmets, an electric leaf blower, and two scooters. The victim estimated the booty’s value at over $2,500.

Bond bag boob

Someone ripped off a woman’s handbag on Bond Street on Dec. 4.

The 18-year-old victim said she was near Union Street at around 11:30 pm when a man suddenly grabbed her bag, getting an iPhone, $200, a debit card, sketchbook, makeup, and an unidentified novel.

— Gary Buiso

Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like Brooklyn Daily on Facebook.

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group