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Lost marbles

A handy burglar used a tractor to steal more than $24,000 worth of granite and marble from a Lombardy Street stone business on Aug. 27.

The manager of Time Marble and Granite, Inc. returned to the business, which is between Vandervoort and Porter avenues, at about 7:40 am and realized that the rock was missing and the tractor had been moved. He caught the perp on camera moving the tractor and loading the expensive granite into a truck, then fleeing. The manager didn’t get a good look at the perp, but said that he had let an employee go two months ago on bad terms.

Fire escape

Thugs broke into a Kingsland Avenue apartment through the fire escape window and stole expensive electronics on Aug. 24.

Tenants returned home, which is between Nassau and Driggs avenue, at about 8 am to find a bedroom window open and a laptop and expensive camera gone.

Broken door

Some crafty jerks took advantage of a broken back door at a N. 10th Street apartment and took every electronic of value inside on Aug. 24.

The victims returned home, which is near Bedford Avenue, at about 10:30 pm and realized that a TV, several laptops and a computer tower were missing. They told cops that the back door does not lock and can easily be pushed in.

Passport burg

Some cretins broke into a N. Ninth Street apartment and stole a passport and electronics on Aug. 26.

The victim told cops that she left McCarren Park and went home, which is between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue, at about 4:15 pm. She noticed the front door was ajar — and when she went inside, her documents, iPod, camera and laptop were missing.

Family jewels

A brutish thief smashed through the front door of a Driggs Avenue apartment and stole a woman’s jewelry on Aug. 26.

The victim said she left her house, which is between Eckford and Leonard streets, at about 6 am. When she returned at 3:30 pm, all her expensive jewels and a camera were missing.


Two jerks who worked at a tree-cutting service allegedly broke into a N. Eighth Street commercial building and stole $5,800 worth of electronics on Aug. 26.

The victim returned to the building’s garage, which is between Bedford and Driggs avenues, at about 7 pm to find two flat-screen TVs and two laptops missing. A neighbor said that he saw two perps, who were cutting tree branches just outside, looking into the garage windows all day.

They got mail

Someone snagged a UPS package left in the lobby of a Leonard Street apartment on Aug. 27.

The victim told cops that he left two packages containing computer parts just outside his apartment, which is between Greenpoint Avenue and Calyer Street, at about 2 pm. When he returned at 7 pm, one of the packages, which contained more than $1,000 in parts, was gone.

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