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Nightly mugging

Bay Ridge: A woman was mugged and robbed after she parked her car on 77th Street on Dec. 15. Plus all the crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Mugged in the middle of the day in the center of the Slope

Park Slope: Two perps mugged a man at gunpoint on Seventh Avenue in broad daylight on Dec. 13, stealing $1,000, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1)

Cops grab Gardens man as Downtown bank bandit

Downtown: A man is arrested for robbing two Downtown banks four times in a five-day spree. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Salon has hair-raising experience

Bay Ridge: Thieves let themselves out the front door of a 77th Street hair salon — after letting themselves in through the wall of a vacant adjoining shop. Plus all the crime news from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights’ 68th Precinct. Comment

Good deed punished

Fort Greene: A panhandler wasn’t satisfied by a generous donation of $5 early on Dec. 14 and chased his benefactor down St. Felix Street with a knife, screaming, “I want more money!” Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Rob spree

Carroll Gardens: Two men robbed a 49-year old man at gunpoint on Huntington Street at around noon on Dec. 15, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Did this woman kill local man?

Bay Ridge: Cops have released this sketch of the woman they believe fatally stabbed a man in the Best Western Gregory Hotel last week. Comments (1)

Two tweens bumb and rob 60 year old on First Street

Park Slope: Two pre-teenagers did the old bump-and-rob to a 60-year-old woman on First Street on Dec. 3, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment

Picnic House, rink robbed in Prospect Park

Park Slope: Two buildings inside Prospect Park — the Picnic House and the Wollman skating rink — were robbed last week, cops said. Comment

Armed mugging

Bay Ridge: A group of knife- and gun-wielding purse-snatchers grabbed a woman’s handbag as she was walking down West Fourth Street on Dec. 6. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

This week, no tire was safe

Bay Ridge: At least three people had their tires stolen right off their cars last week, cops said. Plus all the crime news from Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comments (1)

Surprise stab

Downtown: A young man minding his own business was stabbed in the chest by a total stranger on Dec. 5. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBOs 84th Precinct. Comment

’Tis the season for bank jobs

Downtown: Police are hunting for a thief — and a would-be thief — who hit banks in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown on consecutive days last week. Comment

Video store owner lucky to be alive

Fort Greene: An enraged video store customer locked the store’s owner in a closet then emptied his handgun into it — but thankfully, the owner of the Atlantic Avenue store survived the Dec. 8 rampage. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

iPhone iGone

Carroll Gardens: A break-in nets that ultimate gizmo: an iPhone. Plus all the other crime from Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

He knows where his victim lives — but he still got nabbed by cops

Williamsburg: Police arrested a 34-year-old man for robbing a man on Dec. 4 after threatening him, “I know exactly where you live so don’t call the police.” Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Bank robber sought

Bay Ridge: Police are looking for this man in connection with three burglaries at chain restaurants in Dyker Heights between Nov. 3 and 24. Comment

Donut shopper socks counterman

Park Slope: A customer at a Fifth Avenue donut chain, irate that he had to wait in line with the rest of his fellow customers, punched out an employee on Nov. 25. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Two burglars in one night on Scholes

Williamsburg: A burglar broke into two Scholes Street apartments on Nov. 26, leaving one with an Apple iBook and $20 and stealing thousands of dollars in electronics from another, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comments (2)

Friendly swipe

Bay Ridge: A man had $2,600 robbed by his own friend, right in front of his very eyes, after his buddy lifted the money bag from his vehicle on Nov. 30, police said. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Man stabbed in bar — again

Bay Ridge: Yet another bar fight broke out in Bay Ridge last week — in this case, a 23-year-old man was stabbed three times at a Fourth Avenue watering hole on Nov. 30. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights’ 68th Precinct. Comments (1)

Driver’s defense? ‘Only 3 drinks!’

Fort Greene: A drunk driver who crashed near the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Hanson Place on Dec. 1 didn’t help his cause by offering cops this excuse: “I only had three drinks!” Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Licentious

Carroll Gardens: All the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Cobble Hill’s 76 Precinct. Comment

Coffee war!

Bay Ridge: There will soon be four Starbucks in Bay Ridge — a development that is forcing people to take sides in a brewing war of Comments (3)

Fatal stabbing at the Gregory

Bay Ridge: A man was fatally stabbed at the Gregory Hotel on Fourth Avenue on Monday. Comment

Thief makes a $170,000 score on 23rd Ave.

Bay Ridge: Thieves stole a safe containing $170,000, plus some jewelry, from a 23rd Avenue apartment on Nov. 25. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

With roomies like these, who needs enemies?

Williamsburg: Two rather poorly matched roommates called the cops twice in the matter of just two days, accusing each other of exceptionally bad behavior. Plus all the other crime news from Williasmburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Here’s some good advice: Don’t leave $23K in the car

Park Slope: Getting your car broken into is bad. Getting $23,000 worth of jewelry taken out of your car — which happened to a woman on Nov. 21 — is much, much worse. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

DUMBO subway purse snatch

Downtown: A woman walking out of the subway ran into a purse-snatcher who roughed her up before taking her bag on Nov. 21. Plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Van plumbed

Fort Greene: A plumber who was doing a job inside a Classon Avenue building on Nov. 20 came out to discover that someone had done a job on his van at the same time. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

One dead

Carroll Gardens: A 20-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car on Degraw Street on Nov. 16, police said. Plus all the other crime news from the 76th Precinct. Comment

Flatbush fusillade hurts one

Park Slope: A man shot off at least six rounds in what appears to be a random act of mayhem early on Nov. 17 in front of a Flatbush Avenue social club, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

A couple of lovebirds mugged for big bucks on the Fulton Mall

Downtown: A couple’s Nov. 18 shopping spree ended just about as badly as it could have, when five men attacked them in a Fulton Street store and made of with nearly $13,000 in valuables. Plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Grudge match

Fort Greene: An ex-con took his revenge on his old corrections officer on Nov. 16 — or at least her luxury car — and left a semi-literate note as a souvenir. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Smell of crime

Bay Ridge: Nearly $6,000 in perfume was stolen from an 86th Street shop. Plus all the other crime news from Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comment

Dude, where’s my Camry?

Williamsburg: Two absent-minded motorists who parked their cars in Williamsburg on Nov. 16 and left the keys inside returned (surprise!) to find their cars gone. Plus all the crime news from the 90th Precinct. Comment

Botanica is torched

Park Slope: Three would-be robbers ignited a popular Fifth Avenue religious store early last Thursday after the owner refused to give them any money — and luckily, no one was injured in a fire that consumed the 25-year-old botanica and the apartments upstairs. Comments (9)

Low-cal crime

Fort Greene: A Fulton Street outlet of a national sandwich chain renown for its “6 grams of fat or less” sandwiches was robbed at gunpoint by two men who weren’t exactly looking to eat healthy on Nov. 8. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

‘Holy’ man cons a Downtown good gal

Downtown: A couple of con artists managed to con a woman out of $6,000 on Oct. 29 thanks to a complex ruse and the victim’s own good intentions. Plus all the other crime from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Trick or treat?

Carroll Gardens: A cat burglar broke into an empty Baltic Street house on Halloween and fled with two passports, thousands of dollars in cash and a pile of dress-up-worthy gold jewelry. Plus other crime from the 76th Precinct. Comment

A man is stabbed to death

Park Slope: An East New York man was stabbed and killed on 12th Street on Monday night after an argument with another man, who was later arrested for the crime, cops said. Comments (1)

Good Samaritan steals 13 grand

Bay Ridge: A woman with a flat tire was robbed by a man posing as a Good Samaritan on Nov. 7. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights. Comment

Gym swipe

Bay Ridge: That most regular of Police Blotter crimes — the gym swipe — is back after a one-month hiatus: This time, a woman had her purse stolen from an 86th Street gym on Nov. 10. Plus all the crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Gunman robs teen on 62nd Street

Bay Ridge: A 15-year-old boy was robbed at gunpoint in front of his 62nd Street home on Nov. 2. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights. Comment

Tanning swipe

Bay Ridge: A woman got burned twice in one day — first by the tanning salon she was patronizing and then by the thug who stole her purse while she was taking in the artificial daylight at the 86th Street salon on Nov. 3. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst. Comments (3)

Party pooper steals laptop

Park Slope: It could have been Batman, the Tin Man, or even that guy dressed as a banana — but now cops are hunting for the costumed creep who stole a woman’s laptop computer during her Halloween party. Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Victims’ Halloween nightmare

Fort Greene: Two All Hallows Eve revelers had an ugly night, as they were jumped by a pair of perps who were handing out punches instead of candy. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Night on town turns into brutal attack

Williamsburg: A night on the town turned into a nightmare for a 23-year-old woman when she returned to her South Third Street home from a South Williamsburg bar early on Nov 3. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Here’s to youse

Carroll Gardens: Two bartenders get honored for heroism by the 76th Precinct. Comment

Toothless crime

Fort Greene: Thugs steal a man’s caps — plus all the crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

A midnight mugging on Montague Street

Downtown: A woman is robbed in her car on Flatbush Avenue — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment

He leaves bar, then is jumped by 7

Bay Ridge: A 26-year-old man was jumped by seven guys who followed him home after an argument at a Fifth Avenue bar on Oct. 28. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights. Comment

Robbed at knifepoint

Park Slope: Two men were robbed a knifepoint by an unshaven thief on Union Street on Oct. 26, cops said. Comment

Drive-thru rob

Bay Ridge: A man who was beaten and robbed by two thugs as he was waiting in a fast-food drive-thru lane on Oct. 21 later helped police nab them. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst. Comment

Green thugs

Carroll Gardens: A gun-wielding trio of robbers busted into a community garden on Henry Street near Fourth Place and held up three gardeners on Oct. 22, police said. Plus other crime news from Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

He threw out the umbrella so they chose to stab him

Williamsburg: Two thugs stabbed a guy with his own umbrella on Oct. 27 after he discarded it near the car in which the men had been sitting, said police. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

New group starts ‘watching’ DUMBO

Downtown: Local cops came to DUMBO last week to tell residents and business owners how to protect themselves against the mini–crime wave that has hit the neighborhood since this summer, but a group of locals is putting pressure on the police to do more to stop it. Comment

Thief held phone for ransom, but police officers got the reward

Williamsburg: Police arrested a 28-year-old man after he allegedly stole a cellphone in the L train station at Montrose Avenue and later held it for ransom. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Rip diamond earrings, 2 golden pig

Bay Ridge: A 43-year-old woman said she returned to her 80th Street apartment to find three sharply dressed Asian men plundering her rare jewelry and liquor on Oct. 18. Plus all the crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comments (1)

Hoods beat up deliveryman at Eighth Ave and P’Park West

Park Slope: A humble deliveryman was beaten and robbed after dropping off food at an apartment on Seventh Street on Oct. 14. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Game over

Downtown: Offices throughout DUMBO continue to be victimized by opportunistic thieves who are stealing computers right and left. Plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Rear window

Fort Greene: Someone was making mischief all over Fort Greene last week, as three rear windows were broken, although very little was actually stolen, and another car was broken into and robbed. Plus all the crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Armed robbery at C’Gardens job site

Carroll Gardens: An 18-year-old woman was attacked by a large group of men in broad daylight Smith Street on Oct. 16. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Not again: More swastikas — this time at Trader Joe’s!

Downtown: Vandals scrawled four swastikas in green marker on the side of the landmark Independence Bank on Atlantic Avenue last week (which is soon to house a Trader Joe’s market). Comments (2)

Just saying ‘no’ may have led to this big-time theft

Downtown: A woman who followed Nancy Reagan’s famous advice to “just say no” to drugs ended up being robbed of $4,400 in jewelry early on Oct. 12. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Lost his bread

Fort Greene: A routine stop for a man delivering baked goods to a Myrtle Avenue supermarket turned into an armed robbery on Oct. 8. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Water rip-offs continue in the Hurst

Bay Ridge: Two more elderly people were robbed after they let in imposters who claimed they were there to check the water. Plus all the crime from Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights. Comment

Maujer Street break-in sends senior to hospital

Williamsburg: A hooligan scared an 80-year-old woman so badly that she needed an ambulance after the 16-year-old suspect broke into her apartment in the middle of the day on Oct. 15. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

She spilled a drink, so they stole bag

Park Slope: A woman spilled a drink on the wrong person at a Fifth Avenue restaurant and ended up having her bag stolen by the angry and sopping wet spill victim. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Pretty criminal

Carroll Gardens: A truck driver learned the hard way never to trust a flirt when a younger woman offered to share a drink with him — then stole a computer from his parked rig before the first sip was taken. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Random thuggery in Slope

Park Slope: There were at least three violent muggings last week in usually quiet Park Slope, though overall this year, crimes in that category are way down, according to NYPD stats. Comment

Hero bruised in botched robbery

Williamsburg: A woman and her boyfriend were beaten and robbed by three men while walking home on Oct. 6 — but the robbery was foiled when the boyfriend chased down one of the thugs, who was later arrested. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

He didn’t really have a gun!

Downtown: A man robbed a State Street bodega on Oct. 5 by using the old trick of pretending the hand in his pocket was a gun. Plus all the other crime news from DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Growing pains

Fort Greene: A 14-year-old was ganged up on by four other girls on Oct. 1. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

He’s her designated thief

Bay Ridge: Don’t drink and drive — but don’t hand your keys to a thief, either. Plus all the crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comment

Teardrop terror

Carroll Gardens: A gunman with a tattoo of a teardrop under his left eye is wanted for the armed robbery of two Red Hook bars, police said. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Red Hook and Boerum Hill. Comments (1)

ATM bounce at check-cashing store

Bay Ridge: What happened to all that money in the ATM? Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comment

DNA on cup fingers drugstore cowboy

Park Slope: Police tracked down and arrested a New Jersey man on Sunday for a bungled robbery he allegedly committed thanks to DNA evidence they collected from a coffee cup he’d left behind in the 2006 crime. Comment

Bar-gument leads to his late-night lock-up

Park Slope: A surly bar patron was arrested on Sept. 27 after he allegedly beat up a bartender and smashed a window at the Excelsior bar on Fifth Avenue. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Pepper spray is cover for heist

Downtown: A group of three thugs stole $7,500 worth of designer jackets from a Washington Avenue clothing boutique after using pepper spray to create confusion on Sept. 24. Plus more crime news from Downtown, DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights’ 84th Precinct. Comment

Gimme the car

Fort Greene: Two hoodlums stole a man’s keys and his brother-in-law’s car after an early morning holdup on Sept. 30. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Thug mugs old lady

Williamsburg: A courteous man escorted an 81-year-old lady to her Boerum Street home early Saturday evening, then grabbed her by the neck, snatched cash from her front left pocket, and ran away. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Masked man

Carroll Gardens: A thug in a black ski mask and a hooded sweatshirt robbed a Court Street grocery store on Sept. 17, police said. Plus all the other crime news from the 76th Precinct. Comment

Robberies, larcenies and muggings ruin all the fun in hipster Billyburg

Williamsburg: Robberies and grand larcenies again led the hit parade in Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct last week, with eight heists (up from three during the same week last year) and 16 grand larcenies (up from eight last year). Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Thieves strike apartment building thrice in one day

Bay Ridge: A team of busy crooks broke into three Ovington Avenue apartments in just a few hours. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge. Comment

Discredited

Fort Greene: A pair of hoodlums held up a credit union located inside a church and was thrown out by a heroic man after getting the money. Plus all the crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Two bad weeks for deliverers

Park Slope: Two thugs beat and robbed a pizza deliveryman at knifepoint on 13th Street early on Sept. 16. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment

They asked for the time, but stole kid’s iPod

Carroll Gardens: Four men roughed up a kid for his iPod on Smith Street. Plus all the crime news from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

iStuff lost in late-night grabs

Downtown: A violent attempt to grab a woman’s iPhone ended when the cops fortuitously passed by and arrested the attacker. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown. Comment

Fire this time

Park Slope: Two weeks, two fires: Sixth Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues has been the site of two car fires in consecutive weeks. Comment

No pipe dream

Fort Greene: A couple was brutally attacked with a pipe — plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct! Comment

Scary, and expensive, armed rob at video store

Park Slope: A gunman held up a popular Fifth Avenue video store shortly before closing on Sept. 11 and took close to $1,000 and 200 video games, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Invisible man swipes jewelry store electronics

Bay Ridge: A local jewelry store was robbed in broad daylight on Sept. 15 — but the clerk never saw who did it. Plus all the crime news from Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights Comment

Burglars love to pick off those cool hipster Apples

Williamsburg: Three roommates lost thousands of dollars in computers and other electronics when a thief broke into their Maujer Street apartment during the day on Sept. 14. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Church louse

Carroll Gardens: A burglar broke into a church on Court Street near Luquer Street and left without closing the fridge behind him. Plus all the other crime from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Downtown faces drug woes

Downtown: Could drugs — and, more important, drug crime — be returning to Downtown? Comment

Massive mugging spree last week in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: Thugs targeted revelers returning home after a night of partying on Sept. 7, resulting in five separate muggings, including one that involved the guy who compiles The Brooklyn Paper’s police blotter! Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

iRobbed

Downtown: A Downtown office worker was robbed of his high-tech gadgets after leaving his desk for only five minutes on Sept. 5, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

It really is hard to find good help in Slope

Park Slope: Contractors are suspected in at least two break-ins in Park Slope — plus all the other crime from the 78th Precinct Comment

A week of many break-ins in Slope

Park Slope: Park Slope’s 78th Precinct experienced a mini-crime wave of burglaries last week, police reports show. Comment

Tipsy? Best walk with a friend in the 90th Precinct

Williamsburg: Slightly tipsy pub-crawlers and late-night subway commuters are being increasingly targeted in Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct, officers at the Union Avenue stationhouse told The Brooklyn Paper. Comment

Advice-giving robber nabbed!

Williamsburg: The chutzpah-filled thief who not only robbed a Williamsburg cabbie, but advised him to “put in a partition,” was nabbed this week when he tried to pull off the same crime. Comment

Bad crime, good collar in park

Park Slope: Two thugs violently mugged a woman on Prospect Park West on Aug. 31— but the perps were quickly collared by a cop on the beat. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Guards sell false sense of security

Bay Ridge: A team of men selling a home security system ended up stealing their would-be client’s credit card on Aug. 28, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comment

Late-night heist

Downtown: A mugging in the heart of DUMBO — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Teens mugged for cellphone

Carroll Gardens: A 19-year old woman was assaulted and robbed on the corner of Warren and Smith streets on Aug. 29, police said. Plus all the other crime news from Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Boerum Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Fighting back

Fort Greene: A man put up a fight against his would-be mugger, but the thug got away with the man’s iPod on Aug. 26. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Scary home invasion on Scholes Street

Williamsburg: A woman returned to her Scholes Street apartment on Sept. 2 and quickly realized that there was a burglar inside. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1)

No day at the beach for lady

Downtown: A woman’s stuff was stolen from her locker at the Floating Pool on Aug. 26 — plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Biker gang rides roughshod over Ft. Green

Fort Greene: A group of two-wheeled hoodlums terrorized the Fort Greene area on Aug. 21, mugging two men 15 minutes apart — plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Brutal attack in Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens: An 18-year-old woman was brutally assaulted on the corner of Smith and Douglass streets around midnight on Aug. 23, police said. Comment

Zum gali gali gali! Guitar, amp swiped from Garfield Temple

Park Slope: The Garfield Temple was broken into during the early morning hours of Aug. 23 — and a guitar and amplifier was stolen. Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct Comment

Her church medals are swiped in unholy heist

Bay Ridge: An 81-year old woman was robbed of her expensive religious medals while walking home from church on Aug. 26 — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct and Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Thief gives cabby advice — after robbing him!

Williamsburg: A man robbed a livery cab driver in the early morning of Aug. 24 — and then tossed a piece of flip advice at the victim: “Next time, put in a partition or camera.” Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Carjacker nabbed after chase, crash

Williamsburg: A knife-wielding carjacker ended up in the hospital — and in custody — after his third attempt to steal a car resulted in a brief chase and a horrifying crash into an unmarked police car on Metropolitan Avenue on Aug. 20, police said. Comment

A new resident gets rude welcome to the neighborhood

Downtown: A woman was robbed off a $15,000 diamond necklace while moving into her new condo in a posh DUMBO tower on the corner of Jay and Front streets — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBO. Comment

Mac taken out right through the bars

Carroll Gardens: A 31-year-old female learned that size matters the hard way on Aug. 7 when a long-armed thief pushed in the screen on her bedroom window and slipped out a slim, laptop, police said — plus all the news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook. Comment

Woman brings gun to IRS office

Fort Greene: A woman with an infant and an apparent grudge against the Internal Revenue Service tried to sneak a 25-caliber automatic weapon into the Fulton Street IRS building by wrapping it in a diaper and then sending it through the X-ray machine in a diaper bag on Aug. 14, said cops — plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

Ridge gang attack may be racial

Bay Ridge: Two men were attacked outside the V-Lounge, a popular Eighth Avenue nightclub, on Aug. 17 in a case that may have been racially motivated, police said. Comment

Candy store heist goes sour

Bay Ridge: Three men robbed a popular Third Avenue candy store on Aug. 19, but did nothing to conceal their identities as they fled — plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge. Comment

Horrifying mugging near YMCA

Park Slope: A woman was carried into an alley and beaten by two thugs in a usually busy stretch of Ninth Street late on Aug. 18. Comment

Robbery spree smacks Williamsburg

Williamsburg: The 90th Precinct was slammed with a spate of 18 robberies last week — with many of the attacks featuring large gangs of young kids preying on people returning home around midnight in the East Williamsburg and Bushwick part of the sprawling precinct. Comments (1)

Stabbing haunts Club Shadows

Bay Ridge: A man was stabbed outside of Club Shadows, the embattled Fourth Avenue nightclub, on Aug. 10, police said. Comments (1)

Boerum Hill crime down — but not out

Carroll Gardens: Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has declared the bad old days officially over in fast-changing South Brooklyn — but, like Faulkner said, the mayhem of the past isn’t dead. In fact, it’s not even past. Comment

Burglars hit 4 apartments and a church

Park Slope: A crazy week for break-ins and robberies in Park Slope. Comment

Breaks into kitchen, steals $1,000 knife

Bay Ridge: A thief with a taste for fine cutlery broke into a Third Avenue restaurant and made off with some change and one expensive knife on Aug. 11 — plus all the other crime news from the 68th and 62nd precincts in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights. Comment

Downtown precinct hit with mayhem spree

Downtown: The 84th Precinct experienced a mini–crime wave that featured seven robberies or attempted robberies in only five days — but also resulted in five collars. Comment

Fooled by the old sublet scam

Downtown: A 21-year-old woman lost more than $1,000 in an online housing scam — plus all the other crime from the 84th Precinct. Comment

Cops are hunting for this man

Downtown: Cops are hunting this suspect who they believe robbed the North Fork bank branch on Livingston Street on Aug. 6. Comment

Hot crime

Fort Greene: A man and woman were caught on tape — but not caught by cops — as they tried to steal merchandise from a lingerie store near the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues on Aug. 11 — plus all the other crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

A sober crime

Carroll Gardens: A gun-wielding bandit robbed a Boerum Hill beer distributor but neglected to steal any of the booze — plus all the other crime news from the Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Burglary busted! Local precinct sees 50-percent drop in thefts

Williamsburg: If you’re feeling safer in Williamsburg, there may be a good reason: Just-released crime statistics show that burglaries are down 50 percent. Comment

Ratner robbed at Atlantic Yards

Atlantic Yards: A Forest City Ratner construction site was robbed this week — and all the local crime. Comment

Man robs ex-girlfriend

Bay Ridge: … and all the local crime Comment

Fight ends in bloodshed

Park Slope: … and other crime in Park Slope Comment

Stolen card is a ticket to ride

Bay Ridge: … and all your local crime. Comment

Wilding teens stab two in Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens: … and all your Carroll Gardens crime. Comment

Cement mixer is taken

Downtown: They’ll steal anything… Comment

Choked and robbed

Fort Greene: He was waiting for a bus on Ryerson Street! Comment

Cops seek Hasid thug

Williamsburg: Cops are seeking this Hasidic man for the attempted knife-point kidnapping of a woman on July 7 in South Williamsburg. Comments (1)

Farm gals robbed while they sell the cabbage

Park Slope: Two farmhands were robbed when their Chevy van was broken into while they worked the farmers market in Grand Army Plaza on July 21 — plus all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment

Does not compute

Carroll Gardens: A 23-year-old man’s apartment was ransacked for tech equipment — plus all the crime news from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill. Comment

Coffee clashes at popular chain

Downtown: Two women were pick-pocketed at two franchises of the same ubiquitous coffee chain within 30 minutes of each other on July 21 — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBO. Comment

Nightmare on Clinton Avenue

Fort Greene: A garage owner was brutally beaten — first with a baseball bat and a handgun, and later burned with a lighter — just as he was closing his Clinton Avenue parking lot for the night on July 15. Plus all the crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

Cops target DUMBO crime

Downtown: Peaceful DUMBO was crawling with cops this week in an effort to stop a mini-crime wave that has swept the usually quiet area between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. Comment

Police thwart drug heist

Bay Ridge: Thieves broke into a local drug store, but a quick response by police busted up the July 23 heist — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst. Comment

Hook is burning

Carroll Gardens: The famed “broken windows” theory is alive and well and sitting on a Red Hook street — where a burned out SUV has become an impromptu garbage dump. Comment

Roller mug on Fulton Mall

Downtown: A disabled woman was robbed of her handbag by a purse snatcher and a Rollerblading teen on July 12 — plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown. Comment

Moving violation

Fort Greene: Someone sneaked into the Park Avenue lot of a company that specializes in renting moving trucks and made off with one of the heavy-duty haulers on July 9 — plus all the other crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

Nigerian ‘prince’ scams Ridge man

Bay Ridge: A wealthy Nigerian “prince” in desperate need of an American friend to help him transfer money out of his turbulent country found one in Bay Ridge — plus all the other crime news from the Ridge and the Hurst. Comment

BBQ gives up its fat

Park Slope: Waiters at a well-liked barbecue restaurant on Fifth Avenue lost their night’s tips — and the eatery lost its receipts — in an early morning robbery on July 15. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope. Comment

Park ‘rapist’ admits to sex, but says it was consensual

Park Slope: The former Trinidadian Olympian arrested last week and charged with raping two women in Prospect Park in June admitted that he had sex with his victims, but claims the encounters were consensual, prosecutors said this week. Comment

Yankee fan thief loses game to fast-thinking teller

Park Slope: A Yankee-loving bank robber was foiled by a fast-thinking teller who called cops after tricking the villain into believing she had gone into a back room to get some money — plus all the crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Burglary spree hits Main St, in DUMBO

Downtown: A fashionable DUMBO office building is in the midst of a crime spree featuring a thief who knocks through sheetrock walls to steal goods — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown. Comment

Foiled again?

Fort Greene: A 14-year-old would-be bank robber was foiled by a cop who happened to be in the Atlantic Avenue branch when the pint-sized perp put his failed plan into action on July 5 — plus all the crime from the 88th Precinct. Comment

Thief steals time from old lady

Bay Ridge: A 72-year-old woman lost a lot of time last week — $7,500 in valuable watches was stolen from her apartment. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comment

Ikea hit again

Carroll Gardens: A valuable stash of copper cable wire was stolen from the Ikea construction site on Beard Street in Red Hook sometime between June 22 and 26, police said — plus all the other crime news from Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Boerum Hill. Comment

Building is hit twice in one day

Park Slope: Sometimes, you don’t even have to leave your apartment to get robbed — though sometimes you do. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment

O, brother, where art thou? In the hospital

Bay Ridge: Two brothers got into an argument that turned bloody on June 21 when the older sibling pulled a knife on his baby brother — plus all the crime news from Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst and Bay Ridge. Comments (1)

Not playing

Carroll Gardens: Two hoods attacked a 14-year-old boy playing a game of schoolyard basketball on June 15, police said. Plus all the crime from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill. Comment

Dog-day afternoon turns glum

Downtown: A young boy and his mother watched in abject horror as a man tried to steal their dog as they were playing with him in Cadman Plaza Park on June 19 — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown. Comment

Car jack

Fort Greene: A car thief made off with a man’s car and, oddly, took the time to clean it out — plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

Inside story of Prospect Park rape

Park Slope: New details have emerged about a rape that occurred in the early morning of June 15 in Prospect Park. Comment

This is one crime that really smells

Park Slope: Detectives hunting the thieves who hit a chain drugstore on Flatbush Avenue on June 13 might want to call in the bloodhounds: the two men stole almost $2,000 in perfumes. Plus all the other crime from Park Slope! Comment

Sex attack on quiet block

Bay Ridge: Police in Bay Ridge were hunting a man who allegedly sexually assaulted an off-duty female cop in her Colonial Road home on Wednesday night. Comment

Monty armed robbery, carjack

Downtown: Two men — who may have been armed — forced a Brooklyn Heights man to withdraw $800 from an ATM before ordering him to drive them to Manhattan on June 16. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBO. Comment

Ride-by robbery

Fort Greene: He wasn’t just cycling for his health: A man on a bicycle ambushed a woman on June 12 just after 9 am, and snatched her pocketbook at the corner of Quincy and Classon avenues. Plus all the other crime news from Clinton Hill and Fort Greene. Comment

Bottle rocket

Carroll Gardens: A gang of teenage hoodlums attacked a 32-year-old woman walking on Smith Street on June 12, police said — plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Red Hook. Comment

Dad-dater gets bashed in the head

Bay Ridge: Dating this dad can be hazardous to your health. That is the message to potential father suitors, after a 48-year-old woman was sent to the hospital by a young lady angry over the fact that she was dating her dad, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge. Comment

New 68 Cap’n rolls into town

Bay Ridge: New 68th Precinct commanding officer Eric Rodriguez parked the NYPD’s mobile command post on the eastern side of his precinct last week — and promptly got an earful from hundreds of residents who took advantage of his visit. Comment

Unlucky man robbed twice in one week

Downtown: Talk about a bad week: A 22-year-old Brooklyn man suffered a string of bad luck when he was held up twice in four days, police said — plus all the other crime news from Downtown, DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights. Comment

Clyde & Clyde strike at a bar in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Two thieves steal the cash box from a Fifth Avenue bar — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comment

A brutal push and rob on Polhemus Pl

Park Slope: A woman walking near her Polhemus Place home late on June 6 was pushed to the ground and had her bag stolen, cops said — and all the other crime news from the Slope. Comment

Crossing the Hudson

Carroll Gardens: Detectives got to take a field trip last week — and this collar was certainly worth the gas money. Comment

Two women mugged by their pal

Fort Greene: Two women were robbed by a male friend on June 3 after he dropped them off at the corner of Park Avenue and Cumberland Street at around 5 pm — plus all the other crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

This Robin Hood loves the smell of lavender

Bay Ridge: The sweet smell of lavender has inspired poetry, love songs, and now armed robbery — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst. Comment

Fruit cup bust lands two health nuts

Downtown: A pair of fiber-conscious twentysomethings were arrested on May 31 and accused of brutally beating two men who intervened when they stole a pair of fruit cups from a Lawrence Street grocery, police said — plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. Comment

Cops: Apparel theft was inside job

Park Slope: A popular women’s clothing store on Flatbush Avenue was robbed after a knife-wielding thief knocked on the back door and stormed inside on June 3 — but cops say that one of the employees was in on the job. Plus all the other crime from the 78th Precinct. Comments (1)

Greene gunman

Fort Greene: Two women were attacked at gunpoint in separate subway station incidents just days — and blocks — apart, police said. Also, all the crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

Seek armed robber

Carroll Gardens: A bank job on Court Street — plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Red Hook, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill. Comment

Wheely bad Slope crime

Park Slope: At least three cars were broken into, three motorcycles and two bicycles swiped, and one cabbie ripped off in unrelated vehicular incidents in Park Slope over the last two weeks. Comment

Hygienic thief loots candy store

Bay Ridge: Crime never pays — but it can work up a sweat. This was the lesson at a Third Avenue candy store, which was looted out of almost $6,000 worth of cash and merchandise on May 23 — plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst, Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights! Comment

Heights bank robber busted

Downtown: Another bank robber has been nabbed in the Heights — plus all the other crime news from Downtown, DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights. Comment

Beat down

Downtown: A Willoughby Street resident was brutally beaten and robbed on her way home early on May 26, police said — plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

Father-son team

Carroll Gardens: A teenager and his dad helped cops capture the leader of a band of thugs that allegedly tried to rob the boy on May 14 — plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and Red Hook. Comment

Purse-jack on 86th St

Bay Ridge: A bride-to-be has her handbag stolen in Bay Ridge — plus all the local crime news! Comment

M.E.T.H.O.D Canned! Rapper collared for pot at Battery Tunnel

Carroll Gardens: Rapper Method Man is busted with pot — plus all the other crime news from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill. Comment

It’s just business for well-suited con

Downtown: A well-dressed man robs a Downtown store — plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. Comment

Stabbing at 5th Ave fair

Park Slope: The peaceful vibe of a Park Slope street festival was shattered on Sunday, when a brawl erupted outside a Mexican restaurant, leaving a man bleeding on the floor and three men arrested for assault, said police. Comment

Hit her right in the bread basket

Fort Greene: A robber asks for dough — and he’s not looking for bread. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

Mayhem at restaurant leads to theft

Park Slope: A man and woman pulled the old distraction trick at a popular Japanese restaurant on May 16 and walked out with more than $600 in cash and goods — plus all the other crime news from Park Slope! Comment

Identity thefts running rampant

Park Slope: Last week provided Park Slopers with an object lesson in why they need to guard their personal papers as at least three people reported identity thefts that resulted in losses of thousands of dollars, cops said. Comment

Dial “P” for perp as thug steals gal’s cellphone

Park Slope: A woman had her cellphone stolen right out of her hand after a perp tried to grab her purse at the corner of Fourth Avenue and 12th Street on May 12 — plus all the other crime news from the 78th Precinct. Comment

Ridge ‘prize’ winner loses nearly $10 grand

Bay Ridge: A woman who thought she hit the jackpot ended up getting jacked by the oldest scam in the book on May 8 — plus all the crime news from the 68th and 62nd precincts. Comment

Teen surrenders cell in Heights

Downtown: Police arrested an older man after he beat a bus driver with his wooden cane during a pre-dawn trip down Atlantic Avenue — plus all the other crime news from Downtown and Brooklyn Heights. Comment

Man slashed for just $40

Carroll Gardens: A man was slashed by a knife-wielding thug on Hoyt Street on May 4 for just $40, police said — plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Cobble Hill. Comment

Teens steal someone else’s food

Fort Greene: Police nabbed a gang of five teens — ages 14 to 16 — who allegedly tried to rob a deliveryman of his money, food and bicycle on May 11, plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment

Explosive bust for the 68

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge cops went undercover last week to sting a would-be fireworks entrepreneur — nabbing a Queens woman for attempting to sell pyrotechnic goodies. Comment

Cops seek robber who is either working or fishing

Park Slope: Cops are searching for a robber who broke into an Eighth Avenue apartment on May 4 and took power tools and a fishing pole — and all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment

Diagnosis: Severe case of missing car

Bay Ridge: A man who got a clean bill of health at a local hospital on May 3 came outside to find that he no longer had a car — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comment

Gun heists shatter DUMBO’s calm

Fort Greene: Life in trendy DUMBO isn’t always as hip and happy as it seems: Two people were robbed by separate pairs of thieves who showed off — or claimed to have — handguns on the cobblestone streets of one of downtown Brooklyn’s hottest neighborhoods within days of each other last week, police said. Plus all your crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. Comment

Montgomery woman mugged at home

Park Slope: Traffic in Park Slope is enough to make anyone’s blood boil. But not all drivers take their frustrations out with a tire iron — plus all the other crime news from the 78th Precinct! Comment

Police seek pervert in bizarre attack

Downtown: A woman wakes up to find herself being fondled — plus all the crime from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown. Comment

Master of disguises cashes $30,000 at phantom auto shop

Bay Ridge: A man created a new identity for himself before swindling his victim out of almost $30,000 — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst! Comment

Sister Act 2: Sibling indicted in baby murder

Bay Ridge: The sister of the Bay Ridge woman who allegedly smothered her newborn baby girl and then left her outside to die is now facing charges of her own. Comment

Graffiti clean-up builds community

Fort Greene: The 88th Precinct wants your help in ending the scourge of graffiti. Comment

Perp wanted a phone, but settled for cash

Park Slope: A man managed to save his phone - but not his cash - from a gunman. Plus all the other Park Slope crime! Comment

Fashion thievinistas find a Gap in store security

Bay Ridge: A popular clothing store’s display table was looted by thieves who pulled off a bold high-noon heist on April 11 — plus all the other Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst crime. Comment

Drugged-out robber strikes in the Heights

Downtown: The thief promised he meant no harm, but just needed enough money to buy drugs so he could stop the pain of withdrawal - plus other crime from the 84th Precinct. Comment

Speechless

Carroll Gardens: A woman was robbed on her way to a Court Street gym — plus other crime from the 76th Precinct. Comment

Monica cremated as cops hunt killer

Fort Greene: Friends and family mourned tattoo artist and model Monica Henk at her funeral last week as cops sought the hit-and-run driver who killed her. Comment

Murder rap for mother in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: The mother who allegedly left her newborn baby girl outside to die has been charged with murder. Comment

Molotov shrimp cocktail? Firebombed grocer vows to reopen days after arson

Carroll Gardens: An arsonist lobbed a firebomb through the window of Chop Chop, a Smith Street grocery store early Monday. Comment

Thief turns apartment into an electronics store

Park Slope: A huge haul of computers and cameras from a Fifth Street apartment — plus all the other Park Slope crime. Comment

Rat in a hole at late-night take-out

Bay Ridge: A popular Chinese take-out restaurant was robbed after thieves crawled through a hole in the wall — plus all the other crime stories you love. Comment

Elderly lady snagged in pimple scam

Downtown: A vicious stabbing — and all the other crime news from the Heights, Downtown and DUMBO. Comment

Fancy thief hits Smith Street optician

Carroll Gardens: Someone swiped a half-dozen pairs of Chanel sunglasses from an optician — plus other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook. Comment

Hit-run victim dies

The Brooklyn motorcyclist left brain-dead after a hit-and-run accident earlier this month was removed from life support and died last Wednesday. Comment

Hot shot chef put in the cooler

One of Smith Street’s hottest young chefs was arrested this week and charged with stealing goods from the restaurant’s kitty. Comment

No hope for hit-run victim

Park Slope: A young motorcyclist was left brain-dead Saturday morning after a dark SUV slammed into her at a Clinton Hill intersection and fled, said police. Comment

Laptop bandit hits Tea Lounge

Park Slope: A laptop is stolen at the Tea Lounge — and all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment

Man heads to bar; it’s closed; he’s shot

Bay Ridge: The tale of a shooting on Fifth Avenue — plus the rest of the crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst Comment

Thugs choke man in DUMBO

Downtown: A would-be kick-boxer defended his life, but lost his cellphone to armed thugs — and the rest of the crime news from the 84th Precinct. Comment

Man and son threaten tenant’s dog

Carroll Gardens: An angry landlord and his son threatened to harm the pet dogs of a tenant they are trying to force from a Dwight Street building — and all the other crime news from the 76th Precinct. Comment

Crack addict moves in at art school

Fort Greene: A crack addict has been hanging around the campus of a Clinton Hill art school — plus other crime from the 88th Precinct. Comment

SUV rams Atlantic shop

Downtown: A drunk driver plowed his truck through the window of an Atlantic Avenue storefront. Comment

Cheesburgers, cash stolen from delivery man

Park Slope: A roundup of neighborhood crime. Comment

Two teens beaten on Smith Street

Fort Greene: A round-up of neighborhood crime. Comment

The ol’ ‘What time is it?’ trick

Bay Ridge: A roundup of this week’s neighborhood crime Comment

High crime: Man’s stash is taken

Bay Ridge: A 22-year-old man was robbed by three men who took $70, two bags of marijuana, and, apparently, their victim’s common sense on March 10. Comment

These evil space villains took her for a ride

Park Slope: A woman was forced at gunpoint by two thugs to drive to her bank and withdraw $1,500 on March 20. Comment

Ice cream man bound & robbed in violent heist

Downtown: The Ben and Jerry’s on Atlantic Avenue is robbed — plus all the other Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown crime. Comment

Beaten while relaxing in Fort Greene Park

Fort Greene: A quiet moment on a park bench turned out to be anything but for one Fort Greene man on March 22 — but at least the victim kept his valuables. Plus all the other Fort Greene and Clinton Hill crime. Comment

Bad luck charm

Carroll Gardens: A gold-plated police department charm bracelet attracted the attention of a bandit in Boerum Hill — plus more crime from Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook. Comment

Slope cop shot

Park Slope: Flatbush Avenue was in lock-down and crawling with cops on Tuesday night after a gun-toting, pot-smoking criminal allegedly shot a police officer in the ankle less than two blocks from his 78th Precinct headquarters. Comments (2)

My ex stole my sex toy, Slope woman tells cops

Park Slope: At least two women’s ex-boyfriends stole items — including a vibrator — from their apartments using their own keys to the formerly shared units, police said. Comment

‘Shady’ graffiti vandal tagged by cops

Bay Ridge: The arrest of a graffiti “artist” and all the other crimes of the week. Comment

‘Bomb box’ bank robbers strike in Heights again

Downtown: Police brass aren’t officially labeling it as a trend — yet — but detectives in the 84th Precinct are investigating two more bank heists that involved a robber who claimed to be carrying a bomb in a box. Plus all the other crime news. Comment

Hair-raising heist

Fort Greene: Talk about a bad hair day — a teenager gets pulled by her hair, plus all the other crime news. Comment

Thieves hit “leadership” school

Carroll Gardens: Less-than-positive leadership was on display when burglars vandalized a Red Hook school and stole $1,500 in electronics on March 12. Comment

Valet dude, where’s my car?

Bay Ridge: All the crime — including the theft of a valet-parked car — from Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst. Comment

Bookworm beaten at main branch

Park Slope: A violent thriller at the central library branch. Comment

Bomb-wielding bank robber strikes on Montague

Downtown: A bank robber got away with nearly $3,000, but things could have been a lot worse during the March 9 heist. Comment

Calling all units: the turkey and salami are on the lam

Carroll Gardens: A trio of gun-toting thieves made off with cold cuts instead of cold cash when they took a delivery truck on March 9, police said. Comment

Cold bothers crooks, too

Here’s at least one reason to love the cold weather: criminals don’t show up for work as often. Comment

Teen slugs woman, takes phone, on Court

Downtown: All your local crime news Comment

Getaway shopping cart

Carroll Gardens: All your local crime news. Comment

Sexy beast

Fort Greene: All your local crime news Comment

Fifty-eyed thief strikes Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: A Kings Highway deli was robbed on March 4, after its owner left the counter for a bathroom break. Comment

Trio loads up on Treos in brazen midday rob

Park Slope: This week’s crime report from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Second time around, still no charm

Fort Greene: Lightning may not strike twice, but crime can — in the same spot, no less: A gun-toting thief robbed a man on the corner of Schermerhorn and Bond streets on Feb. 26, police said. The 23-year-old victim said it was the second time he was mugged in the same spot. Comment

Here’s a tenant who really got screwed

Bay Ridge: A landlord-tenant dispute got ugly — and bloody — in Bay Ridge. Comment

A bitter taste left in the mouth of this candy-store owner

Park Slope: A popular Seventh Avenue candy store is robbed — and all the other crime stories of the week. Comment

Armed rob at Seventh Avenue game store

Park Slope: An armed thug robbed a popular video game store on Seventh Avenue and tied up the employees in a back room. Comment

ID thefts galore in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Two men had thousands of dollars in phony charges rung up on their credit cards. Comment

Washing her hands gave bandit a clean getaway

Fort Greene: A woman attending a banquet at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn lost a $15,000 diamond ring and her gold wedding band after removing the jewelry to wash her hands before eating and then forgetting the items in the women’s room. Comment

Sappho’s Catty Shack pathos

Park Slope: Two major gay and lesbian institutions are robbed. Comment

One crook got really tired out on 84th Street

Bay Ridge: Two cars have all their tires stolen on the same night! Comment

Barb and cue at a Smith Street pub

Fort Greene: A pool game turns into a brawl at a Smith Street bar. Comment

Cops shoot perp in brazen Montague bank rob attempt

Downtown: Cops in storm-trooper gear rushed into a Montague Street bank on Monday and shot a berserk bandit who tried to rob the security-glass-protected branch with a knife. Comment

Car theft insanity in the Slope

Park Slope: At least seven cars and vans — and one Bobcat construction tractor — were swiped off Park Slope streets last week, including two trucks taken from the same U-haul lot. Comment

Hey, lunatic: Fix our tree!

Carroll Gardens: A Boerum Hill woman is demanding that the city track down the driver who rammed into, and badly damaged a tree in front of her home. Comment

Caught! Cops say they have the Commerce Bank bandit

Park Slope: The bumbling bandit who tried to rob the Commerce Bank on Fifth Avenue twice in three days has been caught, police say. Clenzo Thompson was nabbed last week in New Jersey, where he was visiting a friend. Comment

Wanted: Four-time loser

Park Slope: Cops are hunting a four-time bank robber who’s been knocking off branches in Park Slope and Bay Ridge for more than a year. Comments (1)

Two thugs pick on girl on Colonial Rd.

Bay Ridge: Didn’t Momma always say, “Don’t punch girls”? Comment

Woman beaten at G-station

Fort Greene: A woman was brutally beaten and robbed in a G-train station on Jan. 17, police said. Comment

No excuses! Gym rats are robbed

Park Slope: Two people working out at the gym got hit where it hurts — and not by their boxing partners. Comment

Commerce Bank convenient for thieves

Park Slope: Commerce Bank calls itself “America’s Most Convenient Bank” — but its Park Slope branch has given the motto new meaning thanks to four recent robbery attempts, including two this week. Comments (1)

Beloved barber locked in bathroom, robbed

Park Slope: Now this ain’t right. Comment

Don’t let strangers into your home

Bay Ridge: An elderly Bay Ridge woman should replace her “welcome” mat with a “beware of dog” sign after getting robbed by two seemingly innocent young women she ushered into her apartment. Comment

Dumbbell lands boxer in hospital

Downtown: The son of a physical trainer at a DUMBO gym famous for training boxing champions cracked a fellow patron over the head with a dumbbell on Jan. 10, police said. Comment

Mob mug at Ridge Avenue bus stop

Bay Ridge: For one Bay Ridge senior, New Year’s Eve offered no reason to celebrate. Comments (2)

Armed mugger flees when he’s spooked

Carroll Gardens: A man with a silver pistol held two women at gunpoint on Jan. 7, but the gunman got spooked twice and walked away empty-handed, police said. Comment

He points, but doesn’t shoot, for PlayStation

Fort Greene: Talk about a desperate gamer. Comment

Armed video game grab on Seventh Ave

Park Slope: Two men with a gun stole nearly $3,000 in video games and $1,600 in cash from a Seventh Avenue store and left the clerk tied up in the back when they fled on Jan. 7, police said. Comment

The year in crime for Ridge, Bensonhursturst

Bay Ridge: A new year means a new chance to see whether crime is up or down. Here’s how Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst precincts fared for the just-ended calendar year. Comment

The year in crime

Park Slope: A new year means a new chance to see whether crime is up or down. Here’s how Park Slope’s 78th Precinct fared for the just-ended calendar year. Comment

2006: The year in crime

Downtown: A new year means a new chance to see whether crime is up or down. Here’s how precincts in and around Downtown fared for the just-ended calendar year. Comment

Tweaking tool thieves thwarted

Park Slope: A crack binge left a trio of construction-site thieves sitting ducks for police on Dec. 29. Comment

Boxing Day beat-down in Heights

Downtown: A man breaking into a Jeep on Clinton Street turned his violence on a Brooklyn Heights man walking home on Dec. 26, cops said, but still ended up empty-handed. Comment

Bank robber drops gun, picks up cash

Bay Ridge: An armed thief dropped his loaded weapon, but escaped with more than $2,200 when he robbed a Fifth Avenue bank on Dec. 30, police said. Comment

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