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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 2/15/15

Hello, lovebirds! Hope all you crazy kids had a great Valentine’s Day. And what can keep you more in the mood than another installment of the Brooklyn Heights Blog police blotter? Read it alone, or as a couple! (Or more, we don’t judge.) Our old pal Planet Fitness finally returned, thanks to a locker break-in […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/31/15

So I’m three weeks back at the police blotter and nothing yet to report from Planet Fitness. However, two incidents occurred on January 19th at the Atlantic Avenue YMCA, both at around 2 p.m. In the first, a 22-year-old man playing basketball left his backpack on the gym floor. When he was done shooting hoops […]

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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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