Home invader loots Union Street apartment


Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Home invasion

A sneak thief broke into a Union Street home and stole $245 worth of goods sometime between Oct. 21 and Oct. 25.

The victim told police that the good-for-nothing broke into the basement apartment of the multi-family dwelling between Clinton and Court streets and stole a bike, straws, flaxseed oil, and bottled water.

Not so smooth escape

Police cuffed a man for allegedly stealing moisturizer and other items from a Smith Street pharmacy on Oct. 26.

An employee told police that the suspect grabbed four bottles of lotion, ankle socks, and reading glasses worth $137 from inside the Warren Street store at 6:05 pm and allegedly tried to leave without paying. 

When police arrived at the scene, they allegedly found the defendant holding a crack pipe, and hit him with a slew of charges, according to police reports. 

Bike burglary 

A thief stole a bike from a Henry Street home sometime between Oct. 24 and Oct. 26.

The victim told police that the bandit cut the lock to her $250 bike from the lobby of the building by Warren Street, and rode away.

Car crook

A pirate nabbed $50 from a car on the corner of Henry and Bay streets on Oct. 24.

The victim told police that nogoodnik broke the front passenger’s side window of the car sometime between 5 am and 1 pm and stole the the cash.

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