Armed malefactor steals meat

88th precinct station house
Photo by Stefano Giovannini

88th Precinct

Fort Greene-Clinton Hill

Meaty malefactor

A malefactor stole eight packs of meat from a Fulton Street supermarket on April 12.

The store’s manager told police that the thief walked into the store near St. James Place at about 7:45 pm, loaded up on the protein-packed foods, and walked out without paying — but it didn’t stop there.  

The jerk returned to the store later and, when confronted by the manager, pulled a black handgun from his waistband before running out and away down Fulton Street. 

Armed robber steals cash

An armed robber threatened a man walking on Flatbush Avenue Extension on April 12.

The victim told police that he was getting into his Uber near DeKalb Avenue at about 11 pm, when the lout threatened the victim, supposedly with a gun, and demanded cash — which he handed over. 

Cops searched the area but couldn’t find the gunman.

Marauder robs Amazon driver

Some roving marauder robbed an Amazon driver on Hall Street on April 14.

The victim told police that he was delivering packages near Myrtle Avenue at 3:25 pm when the baddie hopped in the van and start loading packages into a large box. 


The thief then asked the delivery man to drive him to Clifton Place, but the quick-thinking driver turned on the van to activate the built-in surveillance camera, then turned off the engine and fled. In the end, the robber got away with just a package of dish soap.

Punk attacks acquaintance

A woman allegedly attacked her acquaintance at a Tillary Street shelter on April 11.

The victim told police that the villain got on top of her and choked her unconscious near Flatbush Avenue Extension at 9:30 pm. The victim later told the officer that the attacker had also punched her and hit her with a padlock, leaving her face swollen and bruised. 

Cops arrested the alleged assailant on the scene.

School safety agent attacked

A bruiser attacked a school safety agent on Clermont Avenue on April 13.

The victim told police that he was working at Brooklyn Technical High School near Atlantic Avenue at 9:45 am when the stranger walked up and punched him in the face. 

The safety agent promptly arrested the tough on the premises.

Window smashed on Waverly Avenue

A thief broke into a vehicle parked on Waverly Avenue and stole some expensive gear on April 11.

The victim told police that he parked his vehicle near Fulton Street on the evening of April 9 and, when he returned early on April 11, found his passenger side window shattered and his MacBook Pro, GoPro camera, AirPods, tripod and laptop charger missing — altogether worth $2,396.

Swiper steals dropped wallet

Some swiper grabbed a dropped wallet from the sidewalk and made off with it on Fleet Place on April 11.

The victim told police that she was babysitting when she dropped the wallet, which contained credit and debit cards, a military ID, and a health insurance card, near Myrtle Avenue at about 9 am. 

She canceled the cards upon realizing she had lost the wallet, but later reported that she had managed to obtain security camera footage from a nearby store, which showed some stranger coming upon the wallet, pocketing it, and walking away. 

OnStar finds stolen car

A creep allegedly stole a running vehicle parked on Myrtle Avenue on April 16, but was apprehended before he could get too far.

Police said the victim parked her 2017 Chevrolet parked and running near Fleet Place while she ran inside a deli for a late-night snack at about 11:30 pm. Her quick trip was long enough for a goon to hop into the vehicle and speed off, leaving no trace. Cops checked their license plate recognition systems without luck and searched the area while the victim contacted OnStar. The emergency service was able to locate the vehicle at the corner of Utica and Atlantic avenues, and a contingent of cops sped to the intersection, found the vehicle, and arrested the perp.