Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
Out of hand
A punk tried to steal a woman’s keys on Mill Street on Oct. 21.
The victim told police that the ne’er-do-well snatched her keys from her between Hicks and Henry streets at noon.
A friend of the victim later saw the thief and was able to recover the keys, according to cops.
Police arrested a man for having two imitation guns, drugs, and drug paraphernalia on Lorraine Street on Oct. 19.
The suspect was found in possession of a black air pistol and a black imitation revolver, as well as marijuana, a glass pipe, and three digital scales that had pot residue near Otsego Street at 6:30 am, according to cops.
He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal use of drugs, police said.
Backyard bike thief
A thief stole a bike from a backyard on Hicks Street sometime between Oct. 15 and 19.
The victim told police the single gear bike was in the yard between Warren and Congress streets at 11:30 pm on Oct. 15, and was found missing at 8 am the next day, according to cops.
A pilferer robbed a car on Nelson Street on Oct. 16.
The victim parked the vehicle between Hicks and Henry streets around 4:30 pm, and the punk got into the car through an unlocked door and stole an Adidas bag, Apple Airpods, his driver’s license, $100, and a leather wallet, police reported.
— Kevin Duggan