Cops cuff revel rouser for alleged license plate theft


Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Plate pirate

A thief stole a license plate off a Revel scooter on Henry Street on Oct. 6.

A Revel employee told police that the bandit nabbed the back plate from the moped parked near the corner of Huntington Street at 11:47 pm, but part of the plate remained bolted on.

A crappy job

Police cuffed a man for allegedly trying to steal three boxes of toilet paper from Columbia Street on Oct. 13. 

A witness told police that she saw the suspect use a screwdriver and wire cutter to break into the apartment building by Warren Street at 2 am before placing three packages containing toilet paper and tissues into a shopping cart. 

Police apprehended the defendant and charged him with burglary, criminal possession of burglary tools, criminal possession of stolen property, and criminal trespassing, according to police reports. 

Citi bandit 

A burglar rode off on a Citi Bike parked on Smith Street on Oct. 11.

The victim told police that she had left the bike propped outside a store near Butler Street at around 5:20 pm, but when she came back, the two-wheeler was gone.

Bike burglary 

A thief nabbed two bikes from a Union Street apartment building sometime between Oct. 3 and Oct. 7.

The victim told police that the nogoodnik snagged a red bike worth $400 and a silver bike worth $445 from the hallway of her building between Clinton and Court Streets.