Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
Third Avenue homicide
Police arrested a 55-year-old woman who they say stabbed a lady to death in a Third Avenue building on May 28.
Authorities said the accused allegedly knifed the 48-year-old woman several times with a red-handled blade in the building near Atlantic Avenue around 6:30 am.
Police arrived at 6:58 am, and the victim was taken to Methodist Hospital, where she was announced dead approximately an hour later, according to a report.
A goon with a gun threatened a guy into giving up $460 on Bridge Street in MetroTech Commons on May 23.
The victim told police he was en route to Tillary Street at 11:15 pm when the baddie approached him from behind, placed a gun to his right rib cage, and snarled, “If you scream, you will die.”
The lout then removed the victim’s wallet out of his pants pocket, took the cash, dropped the wallet, and fled towards Jay Street, according to a report.
Police arrested a guy who they say head-butted a man after he was caught taking pictures in a Jay Street courtroom on May 25.
Officials ejected the man from the room near Court Street around 1 pm after he tried to take pictures, and the guy then refused to hand over his phone and flailed his arms around while yelling and cursing, police said.
He then hit another man in the head with his own cranium, causing the victim pain, disorientation, and dizziness, according to a report.
Wrong place, wrong time
A nogoodnik threatened to stab a guy on Bergen Street on May 25 if he didn’t hand over his phone.
The victim told authorities he was near Smith Street at 3:29 pm when the goon approached him and asked him for the time. The criminal then followed the guy, grabbed his arm, and said, “You have 10 seconds to hand over your phone — if you scream for help I will puncture you.”
The scoundrel grabbed the man’s phone from his bag and fled on Bergen Street, according to a report.
Makeover gone bad
Cops cuffed a guy who they say tried to steal nearly $2,000 worth of makeup from a Joralemon Street store on May 23.
The man was allegedly attempting to take the cosmetics from the store near Court Street at 6:45 pm when security caught him, authorities said.
— Lauren Gill