Coney Island—Brighton Beach—Seagate
Pen is mightier
Cops arrested a 22-year-old who they said stabbed a man with a pen on Stillwell Avenue on April 8.
The victim told police that he was near Surf Avenue at 7:20 pm when the pen-wielding goon and several others attacked him. At one point in the fight, the victim was stabbed in the head with the pen, a piece of which lodged four centimeters into his skull, requiring him to undergo surgery.
Police arrested a 41-year-old man who they say was speeding down Shore Parkway on April 16.
The officer said the motorist was nearing Cropsey Avenue at 11:25 pm at 150 miles-per-hour in the 50 miles-per-hour zone. The speed racer was also allegedly switching lanes without signaling, according to cops.
A 20-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stealing cash from another woman at a bumper car ride on W. 10th Street on April 16.
The victim told police that she was getting out of a bumper car at an arcade near Surf Avenue at 6 pm when she forgot her wristlet, which contained $340 and her keys, in the car. When she returned to claim her property, the suspect had taken the wristlet from the car, cops said. The suspect returned the wristlet, but when the victim checked it, her cash and keys were missing, she told police.
A 38-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting from a Cropsey Avenue hardware store on April 12, police said.
A store employee told cops that he was at the tool shop near Bay 54th Street at 4 pm when he saw the suspect walk out with a tile cutter, tile glue, and several tiles.
— Colin Mixson