84th Precinct: Mind your business, partner

84th precinct stationhouse
The 84th Precinct stationhouse in Downtown Brooklyn.
Photo by Kirstyn Brendlen


Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Disorder on the court

Some jerk slashed a man across the chest in Dumbo after their basketball game got heated on July 11.

The victim told cops that he and the perp, who was unknown to him at the time, were shooting hoops at Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park shortly after 8:30 p.m. when an argument broke out between the two men.

The quarrel ended when the perp pulled out a sharp object and slashed the 19-year-old victim across the chest, fleeing in an unknown direction.

Police have yet to identify the slasher but said security camera footage from the court had been obtained.

Tips welcome

A group of brazen thieves made off with over $1,000 in tips from a Boerum Hill bar on July 9.

The owners of Grand Army Bar]told authorities that the thieves broke a window to enter the bar shortly after they had closed up at 11:30 p.m.

A safe containing over $1,000 in staff tips was taken from the premise that night. Security cameras at the bar were not operational at the time, according to cops who are now looking for leads in the case.

Mind your business partner

A man who had his car robbed in Dumbo on July 10 told cops he saw the stolen items posted on his former business partner’s social media page.

According to police, the man parked his car near Bridge Street at 9 a.m. and returned two hours later to find his car had been broken into.

He said his laptop, credit cards and ID cards were all missing from his vehicle.

The man later told police that he believed his former business partner was behind the robbery after seeing the stolen items posted on his Instagram page. Cops have yet to make an arrest in the case.

Can’t beat the heat

Some jerk stole two commercial air conditioning units from a Brooklyn Heights dance studio last week.

According to police, the owners of Fred Astaire Dance Studio reported on Monday Jul 10 that two of their A/C units, worth a total of $10,000 dollars, had been stolen sometime over that weekend.

Cops said they had located nearby camera footage that they hope will lead them to the perspiring perps.

A brute’s commute

Some bruiser repeatedly struck a late-night straphanger and stole his belongings worth over $1,300 on Jul.16

The 27-year-old victim was waiting for a southbound N train at DeKalb Avenue at around 4 a.m. when an unknown suspect forcibly snatched his iPhone, according to cops.

When the victim asked for his phone back, the bruiser hit him in the face with a closed fist and knocked him to the ground. The perp continued to strike the victim and demanded he unlock his phone.

Before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction, the brute helped himself to the victims Apple Airbuds and $200 in cash. No arrests have been made.