Today’s news:

Elementary

The Brooklyn Paper

A man’s Amity Street home was burglarized on April 27, but he made Sherlock Holmesian deductions on how the prowler carried out the heist.

The victimized amateur detective told police he was at his girlfriend’s apartment from 6 to 11 pm. When he returned to his residence, between Clinton and Court streets, his laptop, iPod and watch were gone, though nothing else seemed touched.

Perhaps it was a slightly stronger breeze blowing into the apartment or more noise from the street, but the man realized his front window was more ajar than when he left. He then discovered a single, dirty footprint on his chair next to the window.

Over the wall

Crooks ran an urban obstacle course to loot a Sullivan Street garage between April 29 and 30.

The perps busted open the rear entrance of the shop, between Van Brunt and Columbia streets, and hauled away tens of thousands of dollars of radios, speakers, amplifiers and television screens, according to the business owner, who said the thieving took place between 3:30 pm on April 29 and 6 am the next day.

The burglars hopped the rear wall with the aid of a ladder, slunk through the neighboring vacant lot and escaped to freedom on King Street.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Links