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UPS Store Employee Accused of Stealing Rolex Watch From Montague Street Store

As reported by Adam Daly in the Brooklyn Paper, an employee of the UPS store at 137 Montague Street has been accused of stealing a Rolex Submariner watch, valued at $9,500. A customer had sold the watch on eBay and brought it to UPS on December 22 for shipment “to an eBay authentication center in […]

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Police Search for Man Who Shoved and Injured 89 Year Old Woman

According to Mary Frost in the Eagle police at the 84th Precinct have provided a photo (see it by following the link to Ms. Frost’s story) of the man suspected of having, at about 2:00 PM on September 26 at Court and Montague Streets, approached an 89 year old woman from behind and shoved her […]

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84th Precinct Community Council Meeting Tuesday Evening

The New York Police Department’s 84th Precinct, which covers Brooklyn Heights, will have a Community Council Meeting, to which all are invited, this coming Tuesday, September 19 starting at 6:45 PM at Brooklyn Borough Hall, enter at 209 Joralemon Street. The “[a]genda includes a Cop Of The Month presentation, review of precinct crime statistics, and […]

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Reports of Harrassment and Threats on Promenade

Mary Frost in the Eagle quotes a number of Heights residents concerning harrassment and threats, mostly occurring at the north end of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and often including ant-LGBTQ slurs, by unidentified men. The story includes two photos supplied by a Heights resident of an “allegedly threatening individual.” Ms. Frost states that an NYPD […]

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Promenade Slasher at Large

As reported by Mary Frost in the Eagle, police are searching for a man who used a knife to repeatedly slash on the right hand a 22 year old man, who at the time was sitting on a bench at the north end of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, last Tuesday, August 1. According to the […]

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Suspect Arrested in Joralemon Street Stabbing and Robbery

As reported by Mary Frost in the Eagle, police have arrested Nicolas Giraldo, 25, who is suspected of having robbed and stabbed a 55 year old man on Joralemon Street near Columbia Place at 6:33 AM on Tuesday, June 13. The suspect, a Queens resident, was arrested in Manhattan, where he is suspected of having […]

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NYPD Manhunt For Escapee Starts in Brooklyn Heights

As I walked west on Schermerhorn around 6:30pm tonight, I passed a scene nearly identical to the photo in this Brooklyn Paper story and barely gave it a second thought. If I’d known what was going on, I’d have paid more attention. Aiden Graham reports that a man being transported to Central Booking on Schermerhorn […]

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Key Food Montague Robbed by Knife Wielding “Surfing Dude”

As Mary Frost reports in the Eagle, last Monday, March 6, Ivan Aguello, co-owner of Key Food Montague, saw a strange man who “looked like a California surfing dude” (follow the link to Ms. Frost’s story to see photos) entering the store holding an empty shopping bag. Mr. Arguello kept an eye on him because […]

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Community Board 2 Seeks Comments on Funding Priorities

This coming Monday, January 30 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Brooklyn Community Board 2, which includes Brooklyn Heights, will have a public Zoom meeting to invite comments on CB 2’s “Community District Needs Statement” and city agencies’ responses to those needs. CB 2’s needs, and the agency responses, can be seen here at pages 24-50. […]

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AT&T Store on Montague Street Burglarized

The Eagle’s Mary Frost reports that sometime early on Thursday morning “[a] thief or thieves shattered the glass front door of an AT&T store at 160 Montague St.” The store’s manager, Luis Cruz, was alerted by the company providing security. He “discovered that four iPhones and three Apple Watches had been stolen.” The Eagle story […]

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