Sections

Teens beat up man at Buttermilk Channel

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Court crack

A group of teenage goons attacked a 38-year-old on Court Street on Dec. 2, leaving him with a smattering of bruises.

The victim was having a cigarette outside of Buttermilk Channel near Nelson Street at 9:50 pm when the teens — for no apparent reason — ran up and punched him in the face.

Witnesses told police that the victim chased the teens around the corner, where the thugs meted out more punishment — with only one explanation given.

“That’s how I roll,” the victim recalled one of the teens saying.

Pistols on Pioneer

A gun-toting thief held up a 42-year-old man just paces from his Pioneer Street home on Dec. 1.

The victim was approaching his address between Richards and Van Brunt streets at 1:30 am when the suspect approached and flashed a firearm.

“Keep walking,” the thief ordered before knocking his victim to the ground in one punch and running off with his iPhone and wallet.

Postal pinch

A thief snaked his hand into a letter carrier’s mail cart on Warren Street on Dec. 3 — but only took the postal worker’s personal stuff.

The 42-year-old USPS employee said that he had left his cart near Clinton Street at 2 pm to deliver some mail. That’s when someone quickly rifled the bag, taking a wallet, cellphone and Postal Service ID from the cart.

Taking any actual mail, of course, is a federal crime.

Car swipe

A thief took a 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander on Butler Street on Nov. 28 — only to get in a crack up a few blocks away.

The owner of the car said that the thief plucked the keys from his jacket pocket before snagging the Outlander from between Hoyt and Smith streets sometime after 8 am.

The vehicle was recovered that afternoon on Wyckoff Street near Bond Street later that afternoon — with some extensive front-end damage, police said.

Cellphone grab

Two teenage thugs jumped a 15-year-old on Smith Street on Nov. 29 — taking his cellphone.

The victim was near President Street at 4:20 pm when the goons threw him against a car, put him in a headlock, and ran off with his property.

— Thomas Tracy

Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Reader Feedback

Homey from Crooklyn says:
Yeah, well I carry protection anywhere I go, so mess with me at your own peril, I WILL filet you...
Cause that's how I roll...
Dec. 6, 2011, 3:05 pm
I'm with homey from Bk says:
Pretty much. They're so tough till they meet someone ALOT tougher.
Dec. 6, 2011, 8:15 pm
Speed Bump from Park Slope says:
It's funny that they roll in packs and acting tough. You know when they are arrested then they cry for their parents to bail them out.
Dec. 6, 2011, 11:30 pm
manhatposeur from Portlyn Lakes Park says:
Time to smash the projects.
Dec. 7, 2011, 9:05 am
big homie yg —— ybk —— s from red hook says:
smd alll yall —— come to redhook yuh —— ass ——
Dec. 16, 2011, 6:13 pm
big homie yg —— ybk —— s from red hook says:
smd all yall white —— suck my dick
Dec. 16, 2011, 6:14 pm
big homie yg —— ybk —— s from red hook says:
punk ass white trash cracker i live in gowanus my name is alex wells come see me —— suck my dick gmm to my dick
Dec. 16, 2011, 6:15 pm

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.

This week’s featured advertisers