Cops arrest alleged grocery store looter


Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Shop and stop

Police cuffed a man for allegedly stealing $430 worth of good from a Mill Street grocery store. 

An employee told police that the suspect entered the store between Hicks and Henry Street at around 8:45 am and allegedly nabbed a black backpack, and iPhone charger, a Pennsylvania license plate, groceries, and $200 cash before exiting. 

Police arrested the defendant at 9:49 am that same day, authorities said.

Bike bandit

A thief snagged a bike from an Amity Street apartment building on March 28.

The victim told police that the good-for-nothing stole the $240 bike from the hallway of the building between Clinton and Court Street sometime between 5 pm and 10 pm. 


A carjacker broke a window and stole a cellphone on Columbia Street on March 30.

The victim told cops that he was walking in Red Hook Park when the nogoodnik punched the window of his car parked on the corner of Bay Street at around 10:45 am before reaching in and snagging his $600 iPhone 8.

Stoop looter

A porch pirate snagged a $150 shelf delivered to a Third Place house on March 21. 

The victim told police that he was at home when the mail carrier dropped off the package containing the mounted shelf at his stoop between Court and Clinton streets in the morning, but when he went to retrieve the package, it had been stolen.