Police cuff alleged chocolate thief


Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook


Cops cuffed a man for allegedly stealing $36 of chocolate from a Court Street pharmacy on Feb. 10.

Employees told police that the suspect allegedly put several milk chocolates and truffles into a Trader Joe’s bag inside the store on the corner of Pacific Street at 3:31 pm, before running off without paying. 

Cops caught up with the suspect a week later when he returned to the store, and charged him with petty larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, according to police reports.

Cheat sheet

A thief nabbed expensive bed sheets from a Pacific Street home on Feb. 21.

The victim told police that the bandit stole the package, containing the $70 sheets, from the vestibule of a residence between Henry and Clinton streets at 7 am.

Plate pirate

A filcher snagged two license plates from a subway station on Smith/9th Streets on Feb. 21.

The victim told cops that he put the two license plates down while buying a MetroCard at the station near Smith Street at 6 pm, but the pirate had stolen them by the time he returned 30 minutes later.

Package pilferer

A thief stole $50 worth of home goods from a Sullivan Street porch on Feb. 17. 

The victim told police that the looter nabbed a package containing two high-end coffee containers, eco-friendly soap, and a carrot peeler from her porch between Van Brunt and Richards streets at 11:43 am.