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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/24/15

For those of you hunkered down under the inches of snow, it’s a special weekend edition of the blotter. Last Monday there were two reports of women being robbed in elevators. The first occurred at 8 a.m. on Bridge Street, where a thug stole $20, the second at 8:30 a.m. on Sands Street, where a [...]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/15/15

Welcome to the first police blotter of 2015! Also the first blotter in quite awhile, my time had been taken up by one of those pesky full-time jobs you hear about – now that I’ve been laid off, I’m free to write about all the malfeasance in the neighborhood. (So if you know of any [...]

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Alleged Package Thief Caught in the Act on Pierrepont Street

Folks, it’s time once again to watch your packages. A BHB reader fired off this tweet this afternoon informing us about a theft at 90 Pierrepont Street – and and image of who they believe is the alleged perp:

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Slain Officers Were From 84th Precinct, Patrolled Brooklyn Heights

Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, who were shot to death yesterday while on duty, were assigned to our local 84th Precinct, according to this notice from Community Board 2. At the time they were shot, they were “operating within the confines of the 79th Precinct” at Myrtle and Tompkins avenues. We at BHB [...]

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Some French Guy Got by the NYPD and Climbed the Brooklyn Bridge Sunday

Jonathon Souid, a 23 year old French tourist, slithered by the NYPD Sunday afternoon and climbed up the Brooklyn Bridge to snap some photos. However, the law did catch up with him and he was arrested and taken to the 84th precinct. He might be charged with criminal trespass: NYDN: He snapped photos Sunday while [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Parents Alarmed by Suspicious Woman Accosting Kids in Cadman Plaza Park

We received this dispatch Wednesday evening from a BHB tipster/parent. A note of caution, we have not verified the identity of the person who wrote the original email. We will also be checking with the 84th precinct to confirm that a report was placed. However, let this serve as notice that regardless of the veracity [...]

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Brooklyn Heights Couple Seeks Wedding Presents Stolen from Car Parked on Cranberry Street

We received this dispatch from a Brooklyn Heights resident who was the victim of a car break in earlier this week. She is seeking the help of her neighbors in retrieving some “irreplaceable mementos” taken by the thief.

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Alleged Assailant in Montague Street Stabbing Claims He Received Obscene Text from Victim

During his arraignment yesterday for the stabbing of Yakov Pfeffier, alleged assailant Andriy Komynar claimed he did while defending himself during a dispute:

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Report: Stabbing on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights

Commenter Peter Loibl and the Brooklyn Eagle report that there has been a stabbing on Montague Street.

DEVELOPING…

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Community Council Welcomes New 84th Precinct Captain Sergio Centa

The Eagle reports that, at the recent meeting of the 84th Precinct Community Council, the 84th’s new skipper, Captain Sergio Centa, was welcomed back to the area. Capt. Centa had previously worked at the 84th for six months, starting in 2011. He replaces Capt. Maximo Tolentino, who led the 84th since 2012, and who has [...]

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Newspaper Thief Caught on Tape in Brooklyn Heights

BHB contributor/Pierrpont Street resident Peter Kaufman tweeted us surveillance video of a man stealing newspapers from his building’s lobby. NYPD has been notified.

Is this some sort of recycling racket or is the alleged paper pilferer a real news junkie? You decide.

Video after the jump.

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Reader Report: “Gangs of Men” Vandalizing CitiBikes Saturday Night

A reader just tweeted us alleging that “gangs of men” were vandalizing CitiBikes along Columnbia Heights tonight (9/6) around 10PM.

DEVELOPING…

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84th Precinct Police Blotter 8/20/14: Here Come the Brooklyn Bridge Park Crooks

The Brooklyn Paper’s Police Blotter for the 84th Precinct this week sheds some light on a new leisure activity at Brooklyn Bridge Park — CRIMIN’ . Folks, we know you’re sophisticated urban dwellers so we assume that the need to watch your belongings at all times in a public setting isn’t a shock. That said, behold this passage from the B’Paper’s blotter:

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