Someone broke into a court officer’s Newell Street apartment sometime overnight on Sept. 5 and stole his gun.
The victim told police he was staying in another apartment that night, and when he returned at 8 am the next day, his apartment had been broken into, and his Glock, driver’s license, credit card, and Social Security card were missing. He later learned that his credit card had been used in a subway station.
A man posing as an employee of an audio-visual company broke into a Greenpoint Avenue bar on Sept. 7 and stole a bunch of AV equipment, said police.
The owner of the nightclub between West and Franklin streets told police that workers were installing a new sound system that morning, and he discovered at 10:30 am that someone pried open the office door, stole a key to the storage room, and took a number of cables and other sound equipment. The incident was caught on video and the police later arrested a suspect.
A man pretending to have to use the bathroom at a Roebling Street restaurant on Sept. 7 instead stole a laptop.
An employee told police that he was working at the restaurant between North Sixth and North Seventh streets at 10:40 am when a man wearing a backpack asked to use the restroom. After the man left, the employee found that his laptop was missing.
— Danielle Furfaro