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Word To The Wise: Beats by Dre Headphone Heists Hamper Heights

Apparently, swiping iPhones from unsuspecting New Yorkers is sooo yesterday. The New York Post reports that Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones have become the du jour choice of NYC muggers. The high-tech noise-canceling headphones cost a risible $300-$500.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 9/7/11

Dean St. was hit bad; Conway’s was, too; and Planet Fitness. It’s this week’s police blotter.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 8/30/11

Planet Fitness, a HUGE robbery, and someone really wanted Taylor Swift tickets. It’s this week’s police blotter.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 8/24/11

Henry St. was hit by thieves last week. Meanwhile, $3,660 was stolen from 99 Cent City. It’s this week’s police blotter.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 8/17/11

Hank’s Saloon is the site of a stabbing; copper is the new gold; and a developing story on a break-in at the Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar. It’s this week’s blotter.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 8/3/11

The weather is hot, and so are a lot of iPhones. Oh, and someone from the Department of Homeland Security had his equipment stolen. It’s this week’s blotter.

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Dep’t of Homeland Security Employee Robbed of GPS, Phone, Documents on Warren St.

While reading the police reports for the blotter today, I came across one that was a departure from the usual iPhone and handbag thefts. On July 28th, an unnamed man from the Department of Homeland Security said he parked and locked his car on Warren St. near Smith St. around 8 p.m. The following morning […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 7/27/11

The heat is on, but that hasn’t stopped the purse, wallet and chain snatchings. It’s this week’s police blotter.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 7/20/11

The blotter had been on assignment at South of the Border cracking down on illegal fireworks, only to learn fireworks are legal there. Oops. At any rate, today we bring you a brief rundown on neighborhood nefariousness, with the blotter returning in full force next week. Until then..

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 6/29/11

Equinox may have more cachet than Planet Fitness, but its lockers aren’t any safer; a good Samaritan learns that no good deed goes unpunished; and a 5-year-old gets pepper sprayed. It’s this week’s police blotter.

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