Standing at the northeast corner of Remsen and Clinton this morning, three NYPD vehicles, one of them a fire truck (with NYPD livery, not FDNY) roared up Clinton and turned left onto Remsen, causing no small amount of confusion and chaos at a busy time in the neighborhood. A short time later, as I walked […]
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A building in the north Heights reports that on separate occasions this week, a man sitting in a dark-colored car in front of the building attempted to gain entry by claiming that he was here to see a friend or his girlfriend, though he was unable to name the apartment number. He did gain entry […]
NY1 and other outlets recently reported on a pre-Hallowe’en crime at the corner of State and Henry Streets. Though the incident took place on Oct. 28, local news reported it two days ago. “Police said 13 men and women approached the 21-year-old woman and threw an unknown liquid in her face before putting the box […]
Your correspondent apologizes for the delay in posting this, but violence came to Court Street during rush hour on Thursday when robbers hit Court Jeweler at 60 Court St., reports the Brooklyn Eagle. A group of four men made off with cash, jewelry, and gold reportedly valued at half a million dollars and attacked the […]
As reported by DNA Info, the woman who owns the chain of children’s stores Area Kids (located in our fair neighborhood on Montague Street, was arrested last month along with a partner for stealing more than $1,000 of merchandise from the Whole Foods in Gowanus. Among the items stolen were beauty supplies, clothing, food, healthcare items […]
A series of “park plunders” took place in Brooklyn Bridge Park in the past week according to Brooklyn Paper’s “Police Blotter.” On September 7th at about 9:00 pm, two men left their bags at the foot of Furman Street to play soccer. When they returned the bags were gone, their wallets and phones along with […]
Multiple news outlets are reporting that at around 9:30 Monday night, police responded to a call on Joralemon Street near Brooklyn Bridge Park, where they found a 23-year-old woman unconscious. She was pronounced dead at the scene of a gunshot to the head. From NBC4: Police said they’re not sure if a robbery led up […]
The Brooklyn Eagle reports that an automatic rifle was discharged early Sunday morning following a DUMBO party, with bullets spraying into nearby residences. According to the NYPD, a 21-year-old man was shot one time in the arm at roughly 1:30 a.m. at the corner of Water Street and Old Fulton Street. He took private transportation […]
NY1’s Dean Meminger has just tweeted that a shooting occurred in front of One Metrotech Plaza. More after the jump.
Crime has caved 78% in the 84th Precinct over the last two decades and 10% over the past year, according to the 84th Precinct Community Council—comprising the neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Boerum Hill, DUMBO and Vinegar Hill. An all-out celebration of safety was held Tuesday at Borough Hall for the 29th-annual “National Night […]
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