Sections

Sign up for daily news e-mails!

Police Blotter

December, 2016

Police: Suspect beat cop with flashlight during pot arrest

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Cops: Woman attacked homeless shelter workers

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Suspect shocked man’s leg with Taser

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comments (2)

Brute bashes lady with gallon jug of water in subway station

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Intruder caught red-handed in 89th Street home

Bay Ridge: The break-in leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Bad guy pistol-whips worker while robbing Myrtle Avenue store

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Cops pull ‘Lucky Bag’ sting in Flatbush Avenue department store

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Cold crook swipes Court Street man’s winter jacket and boots

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Police: Suspect pulls out gun in fast food restaurant

Bay Ridge: The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Police: Snorkel-sporting man attacks woman in her bed

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Teen tried to break into laundromat

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Burglar swipes man’s cellphone from Sullivan Street apartment

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (1)

Louts swipe pizza joint’s tip jar

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Muggers steal man’s brand-new phone as he is leaving cell store

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Brute drags woman by backpack

Bay Ridge: The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
►Video

Young kids beat and rob man in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: One of the kids was 8 or 9 years old, police said. Comments (1)
►Video

Fallen angel: Selfie-snapping buffoons break statue outside Williamsburg church

Williamsburg: A pack of yahoos broke a religious statue while trying to pose for selfies outside a Williamsburg church on Saturday night, police say. Comments (4)

Construction worker dead after falling from Domino Sugar factory development

Williamsburg: A construction worker died after plummeting two stories from a building at the old Domino Sugar factory on the Williamsburg waterfront on Friday morning, according to police. Comments (10)

Charlatan robs former jail buddy after promise of cheap shoes

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Weasel swipes pizza place’s delivery bike

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Police: Man bites Fire Department worker

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Louts punch teen boy in failed mugging

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Fiend screams at and assaults woman on bus

Bay Ridge: The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
►Video

Ragin’ Cajun! Guy robs fried-chicken joint with broomstick

Flatbush: He flew off the handle and threatened to batter an employee. Comments (1)

Islamophobic graffiti scrawled in subway station near Kensington

Windsor Terrace: Hate has gone underground. Comments (20)

Off-duty ‘hero’ cop wearing hijab threatened in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: A bigot allegedly told the decorated native New Yorker and her teenage son to “go back to your country.” Comments (16)
►Video

Police: Guy groped, kissed lady in Jay Street-MetroTech elevator

Downtown: The whole thing was caught on camera. Comments (5)

November, 2016

Brutes stab woman during robbery

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Guys trashed Smith Street subway stop

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Police: Man robs young teen who refuses to buy him beer

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Armed men try to rob woman on 72nd Street

Bay Ridge: The attempted mugging leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1)

Police: F train creep flashed junk at woman, stole her phone

Park Slope: Police are the hunt for man who they say unveiled his private parts to a woman on a Coney Island-bound F train as it neared the Ninth Street stop on Nov. 2. Comments (5)

Child molester living in homeless shelter next to three schools

Sunset Park: A convicted child molester is living in a Sunset Park homeless shelter right next to three public schools — in defiance of a court order to stay more than 1,000 feet away. Comments (10)

DA: Sicko who filmed himself raping kid in Prospect Park gets 108 years behind bars

Park Slope: He convinced a 15-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl to have sex in Prospect Park then filmed himself raping the girl, according to the borough’s top legal eagle. Comment

Case of the stolen doggie Giants jersey closed

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Guy was packing two loaded guns

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Brute hits man with a pool stick

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Brutes beat up teen in Fulton Street station

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Miscreant chokes man on 81st Street

Bay Ridge: The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Vinegar Hill elementary school goes into lockdown after two people shot nearby

Vinegar Hill: Police think the shooting was gang-related. Comments (1)

Police: Guy bashed a deli worker with a grill

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Beef-patty bandit case goes cold

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Woman beat neighbor with selfie stick

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Brute busts into sleeping man’s Bath Ave. home

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Louts hurl bottle of urine at man and rob him

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Man punches woman in the face after argument about Trump at Boerum Hill bistro

Boerum Hill: The strangers got into an argument about the outcome of the election at Bar Tabac. Comments (69)

Police: Suspect helps woman with groceries to steal her phone

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Masked men attack and rob man

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Meathead swipes sausage from Court St. deli

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Louts punch woman and steal her phone

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Fiend robs woman at gunpoint

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
BREAKING

Arrest in killing of L&B Spumoni owner

Dyker Heights: A suspect has been arrested in the killing of L&B Spumoni Gardens owner Louis Barbati, officials confirmed on Nov. 3. Comments (2)

Dead teen pulled from Prospect Park Lake

Park Slope: The body of a 19-year-old man washed up in Prospect Park Lake on Wednesday, according to a police report. Comment
►Video

Robbin’ hoodies: Crooks swipe $1K worth of sweatshirts from Williamsburg store

Williamsburg: They then pulled a knife on a store employee when he tried to confront them, police said. Comments (4)

Sticky-fingered thief steals honey

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Cops: Fried-chicken-slinger throws bottle at customer

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Man slapped teen’s butt at Park Slope school

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Box-cutter-wielding buffoon steals body spray

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Teen thief steals cash from sleeping senior

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Home-invading burglar makes off with safe

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1)

October, 2016

Box cutter-wielding fiend slashes man

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Police: Man caught smoking pot on Warren Street

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Hungry thief rolls away with food pushcart

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Burglar swipes 68th Street man’s savings

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Police: Landlord locked tenant out as she showered

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

Police brass blames Sunset Park for violent Bay Ridge crimes

Bay Ridge: “It was circumstances that it took place here — it was really probably going to happen in [Sunset Park],” a top detective said about a Bay Ridge woman found beaten to death in Owl’s Head Park. Comments (32)

Police: Woman slugged outside controversial watering hole

Park Slope: Cops arrested a man for allegedly slugging a woman in the face as she exited the controversial Woodland restaurant on Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 14. Comment

Scoundrel steals teen’s phone

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Lout attempts to spit on officer

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Police: Hygenic suspect swipes three toothbrushes

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Snorkel-wearing burglar hits two homes in the 84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Fiend pushes woman and swipes her cash

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

Police: Suspect flashes fake gun at bodega clerk

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
►Video

More photos of Owl’s Head Park slay suspect

Bay Ridge: Police released additional images of the man they believe responsible. Comment

Bad sports swipe basketballer’s phone and backpack

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Biking goons attack and rob man on 66th Street

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Temptress blackmails college student with Skype sex tape

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Worker killed by falling crane hook at Downtown boutique hotel construction site

Downtown: A cable snapped on the drill rig and the hook fell on his head, authorities said. Comments (3)

Fork it over: Vandals flip Parks Dept. car with Bobcat in Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: Call it parks and wreck-reaction. Comments (4)

Gunmen shoot four in Bay Ridge deli

Bay Ridge: And cops say it may be gang related. Comments (19)

Bomb scare rocks Downtown

Downtown: Someone reported a suspicious package in or near the building that houses the office of the Brooklyn District Attorney. Comments (1)

Yahoo shoots teen while he’s playing basketball

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Former employee threatens to ‘shoot up’ Park Slope diner

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Man punches woman’s tooth out

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (1)

Brutes attack and rob a man on his smoke break

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comments (1)

Garbage men attack guy with metal pipe

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Trio beats up man and takes his phone

Bay Ridge: The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Duo beat, slash man at Prospect Park subway stop

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A brute and his razor-wielding accomplice beat and slashed a man in an early morning attack at Prospect Park station in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens on Oct. 2, police said. Comment

Muggers steal skater’s copy of ‘Lolita,’ bash him with his board

Williamsburg: It was part of a spree of violent robberies the crew committed around the neighborhood that day, police say. Comments (11)

September, 2016

UPDATE

Dead woman found in Owl’s Head Park

Bay Ridge: The victim had a purse full of needles, but cops say it was likely a homicide. Comments (3)

Police: Suspect threatens to shoot man in robbery

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Knife-wielding shoplifter threatens security officers and flees

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Lowlifes pull man from car in vicious mugging

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Police: Teen kicked girl’s head during fight

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Thieving trio lift 30 pairs of pants from store

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Teen found dead in LIU bathroom stall

Downtown: Police found the 19-year-old Bronx resident on Wednesday evening. Comments (3)

Sneak steals bike piece by piece

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Crook walks off with woman’s wallet

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Officials: Suspect ran over officer with all-terrain vehicle

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Car thief goes on joy ride ending on sidewalk

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
UPDATE

Police release five arrested in Brooklyn in connection to Chelsea bombing

Bay Ridge: Federal agents have released the five New Jersey residents they arrested in Brooklyn on Sept. 18 after determining they did not have a hand in Saturday’s bombing in Chelsea. Comments (8)

Burned: Office worker spots flames that Fire Department missed

Midwood: And the Employee of the Year award goes to… Comment

Kid cyclist critically injured in helmet-shattering Kensington car crash

Kensington: The 12-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after a driver hit him at Courtelyou and Dahill roads. Comments (40)
►Video

Crew of kids beat, rob two men in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: Police are searching for a crew of tween delinquents who jumped two men in Clinton Hill and stole their cell phones on the night of Sept. 11. Comments (3)

Police: Duo slashed and robbed man on Adelphi Street

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Suspect swipes seafood from Atlantic Avenue store

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Man stole yoga mats from Court Street gym

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Theft spree in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (2)

Cop-impersonating rapist sentenced

Sunset Park: The slimeball who raped and robbed a woman in a shady Sunset Park hotel while impersonating a police officer is going to prison for three decades, prosecutors announced on Sept. 12. Comment

Brute shoves man in parking space dispute

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Lowlife tries to strangle man with a shoelace

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Police: Suspect beat man with a metal pipe

Bay Ridge: The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Two fatally shot during J’ouvert celebrations

Crown Heights: Mayor DeBlasio had promised this year’s event would be “safer than ever.” Comments (11)

August, 2016

Police: Woman slashes man’s stomach

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Nefarious trio robs two in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Opportunistic punks swipe belongings from cars

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Trio strikes in three separate robberies

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Cycling crooks brutally beat man in park

Bay Ridge: The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1)

Police pull suicidal woman off 25-story Williamsburg building

Williamsburg: They grabbed her off the precipice after trying to talk her down for 45 minutes. Comments (1)

Tired of it: Ridgites demand more police following rim-and-tire thefts

Bay Ridge: Is Bay Ridge backsliding to the bad old days? Comments (12)
►Video

Adorable pup dognapped from Bushwick laundromat!

Bushwick: The dog is a cockalier — that’s part cocker spaniel, part cavalier King Charles spaniel. Comment

Police: Man caught peeing off subway car

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Cad swipes woman’s credit cards and racks up charges

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Blade-wielding lout threatens and robs store worker

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Blade-wielding crook swipes man’s phone

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

NYPD tight-lipped on Park Slope shooting involving officer’s gun

Park Slope: The Police Department won’t release information about an officer who it has reportedly stripped of his gun and placed on desk duty after his service weapon was used to shoot a would-be mugger in Park Slope on Tuesday. Comment

Police: Alleged rapist called cops himself

Bushwick: The guy allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman in Bushwick on Tuesday morning. Comments (1)

Lout knifes cyclist with box-cutter amidst road-rage fight

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Suspect attacks store employee during failed robbery

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Cad swipes woman’s handbag

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Jerk pours sugar in freight trucks’ gas tanks

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Fast-food joint robbery leads to dramatic battle with workers

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Stoner almost shoots bodega clerk

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Thief swipes lady’s bag while she sings karaoke

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Speedster takes off in delivery man’s car

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
►Video

Police: Guy steals ATM with $13K in it from Prospect Heights eatery

Prospect Heights: Also: three iPads. Comments (2)
►Video

Police: Brute fractures man’s skull with tire iron

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a guy who attacked a 33-year-old man with a tire iron in Williamsburg on Aug. 4, sending him to the hospital with a fractured skull. Comments (2)

Spiteful thief steals woman’s eyeglasses after she refuses to hand over phone

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Woman repeatedly slaps lady, throws her into locker

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Brute hits woman and drives off with her car

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Would-be robber beats man on Marcy Avenue

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Trio robs delivery guy — but he still gets the food to its destination

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Pistol-packing goons hold up pharmacy manager

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Police: Trio bashed man in bar fight

Bay Ridge: The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
►Video

Poorly disguised thief smashes way in to Bushwick clothing store

Bushwick: It was a crime of fashion. Comment

Police: Stick-wielding suspect belted woman

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Police: Loaded gun found in teens’ hotel room

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Snake helps himself to man’s wallet and phone

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
►Video

Bushwick burglar swiped cell from open window, packages left out in lobby

Bushwick: Police are looking for a guy who they say took advantage of lax security in two Bushwick apartment buildings last month. Comments (1)

July, 2016

Predator rapes, robs Bushwick woman in her home

Bushwick: Police are looking for a dirtbag who raped and robbed a woman at gunpoint after breaking into her Bushwick home early on Monday morning. Comments (1)

Police: Woman stole 66 pairs of underwear

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Crook steals antler from man’s home

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Police: Suspect bashed man with a selfie stick

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Dastardly duo robs man at knifepoint

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Fourth attempted rape near Prospect Park in two months

Prospect Heights: This time in Prospect Heights. Comments (1)

Police: Guy flashed his junk on 2 train

Downtown: Police are searching for a guy who they say flashed a straphanger on a 2 train Downtown on July 20. Comment

Police find dead women in Williamsburg, Crown Heights parks

Williamsburg: Police found dead bodies in two Brooklyn parks on the weekend — first in Crown Heights and then Williamsburg Comments (5)

Red Hook man shot dead in front of his apartment building

Red Hook: Police are searching for a gunman who fatally wounded a Red Hook man outside his home on Tuesday night. Comment

Gone to pot! Planter vandalism sign of Fifth Ave.’s decline, biz owners say

Bay Ridge: It’s a case of bouquets and brickbats. Comments (10)

Reed all about it: Man in fedora steals saxophone

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Woman threatens lady with pen in shelter

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Police: Man caught lifting soap from market

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Red card! Spate of thefts from Bridge Park soccer field

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Louts attack and rob man in Dyker Heights

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
►Video

Police: Man sucker-punched on Joralemon Street

Brooklyn Heights: Police have released dramatic footage of what they say is a brute sucker-punching a senior citizen on Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights on July 6. Comments (5)

Police: Drunk off-duty officer runs over four pedestrians, kills one

Williamsburg: He drove onto the sidewalk of Bedford Avenue. Comments (2)

Police: Officers shoot armed man dead

Williamsburg: Police claim he fired at them five times first. Comment

Pair pulls knife, baton on Ridge man in suspected hate crime

Bay Ridge: One of the goons called him a “f------ Arab” for leaning on his car, which was parked in front of a mosque. Comments (9)

Irate woman beats tween with cellphone

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Guy freaks out in front of day care

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Punks thrash a guy with a skateboard

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Vandal keys guy’s BMW

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Crook raids woman’s home while she’s in backyard

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
BREAKING

Suicide snarls R train service in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: A man killed himself by jumping in front of an R train at 77th Street on July 11, snarling service in Bay Ridge last Monday morning. Comments (3)

Subway dancers bash straphanger with radio

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Guy throws candy-flinging fit inside Fifth Avenue deli

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Two louts try to shoot man amidst verbal spat

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Cycling crook snatches woman’s purse

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Blade-wielding teens slash man

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Miscreants threaten man to get his ride

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1)
►Video

Updated with video: L&B Spumoni Gardens owner gunned down in Dyker Heights

Dyker Heights: Police have released footage of the suspect. Comments (7)
►Video

Another attempted rape near Prospect Park

Park Slope: It is just the latest in a spate of similar assaults in and around the park in recent weeks. Comments (3)

June, 2016

THE 78 BLOTTER RETURNS!

Police: Teens loot clothing from Flatbush Ave. store

Park Slope: You asked for it, and here it is — the triumphant return of Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)
►Video

War of the roses! Thieves stealing bushes from Ridge park

Bay Ridge: That’s plucked up! Comments (2)

Violent duo pulls man from his car and robs him

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Crafty burglar’s heist thwarted

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Thief wipes out sports fan’s storage locker

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Goon attempts to steal woman’s purse

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Smokes and the bandit: Thief breaks into deli via cellar, steals cigarettes

Boerum Hill: A burglar broke into a Boerum Hill deli via its basement and made off with cigarettes and cash on June 4, according to a police report. Comment
►Video

Shocking footage shows attempted rape in Windsor Terrace

Windsor Terrace: Police have released shocking footage of what they say is a predator attempting to rape a woman right outside of Prospect Park in Windsor Terrace on Sunday. Comment

Screwdriver-wielding robbers wake, punch sleeping victim

Bushwick: What a pair of tools. Comment

Police: 13-year-old girls brutally attack woman — who scares them off with gun

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Brute hits woman with beer can

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Police: Trio attacks woman and takes her bikes

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Woman talks thief into giving her stolen phone back

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Police: Guy threw glasses off building roof

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Weasel makes off with cash from store fitting room

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1)
►Video

Police: Man slashed woman’s neck during attempted rape

Bushwick: Police are looking for a predator who they say slashed a woman’s neck as he attempted to rape her in Bushwick on Sunday. Comment

Goons try to rob man at gunpoint but he slips away

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Drunk driver had brass knuckles

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Lout shoots two men in barroom altercation

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Thief interrupts phonecall to mom by stealing woman’s cell

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Suspects throw peach at woman’s face during argument over hoverboard

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (2)

Villain steals man’s chihuahua, phone

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Irate driver slugs pedestrian with a pipe

Bay Ridge: The assault leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Police: Drunk man crashes vehicle into police car

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Women swipe cash from man’s apartment

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Three seperate shootings in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Brutes attack and rob man on Meeker Ave.

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Masked men lock up employee while robbing restaurant

Bay Ridge: The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Woman shot in head outside Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Someone shot a woman in the head as she was leaving Brooklyn Bridge Park on Monday evening, according to police. Comment

Police: Park Slope attemped rapists still on the loose

Park Slope: Police are still looking for two predators who tried to rape women in Park Slope in recent months. Comments (4)

Bandit takes more than $2,000 from bank

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (2)

Brutes pistol-whip and rob man on 18th Ave.

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Trash-talking fiend punches woman and swipes her jewelry

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (1)

Police: Woman fatally stabbed lady in Third Ave. building

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Man knocks out drunk at a car wash and robs him

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Cycling creep chases after woman in McCarren Park

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Knife-toting miscreants grab and threaten man

Bay Ridge: The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

May, 2016

►Video

Police: Sickos tried to rape woman in Ditmas Park

Ditmas Park: Two guys tried to rape a woman in Ditmas Park on May 25, repeatedly punching her in the face while she tried to fight them off. Comments (2)

Brute punches kid while trying to steal his phone

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Shooter firing off round hits passerby

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (1)

Brute shoves elderly woman to the ground

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Taxi passengers refuse to pay fare, beat driver

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Cretins beat up guy and steal his hat, cologne

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Cuddling con man picks guy’s pocket

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Villain attacks man on his way home

Bay Ridge: The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (1)

See it: Massive 20th Avenue pile-up

Bensonhurst: Police have no record of the crash, but we’ve got some gnarly photos. Comments (5)

Police hunting dirtbags who bashed trans woman in Park Slope

Park Slope: Police are searching for three scumbags who bashed a transgender woman in broad daylight in Park Slope on May 13. Comments (4)

Cache-ing in: Police uncover trove of illegal guns

Bensonhurst: You bet your arsenal this was a big bust. Comment

Cab customer stiffs driver on fare, then attacks him

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Pair steals $1,500 in swag from toy store — twice!

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Dirtbags beat, rob teen girl

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (2)

Police: Guy stole $90 worth of laundry detergent

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Scammers steal guy’s sweater

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Thieves steal bikes across Williamsburg

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

A scoundrel sucker punched a guy and stole $2,000

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Dogs bite man: Seven pit bulls savage Flatbush guy

Flatbush: The dogs showed signs of abuse and are now in Animal Care and Control’s custody. Comments (16)

Quick-moving sneak swipes purse from bar stool

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Phony cops flash fake badges and rob man

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Bigots bash man with wooden bat

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Apartment intruder boxes up man’s stuff, takes his toilet seat

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1)

Rim and tire thieves strike Shore Road again

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Three suffer broken legs after accident at metal works

Greenwood Heights: Oh the iron knee! Comments (2)
►Video

Punch drunk: Booze-stealing bandit slugs liquor store worker in face

Williamsburg: A thief punched a Williamsburg liquor store employee in the face while stealing a bottle of booze last Monday, according to a police report. Comments (3)

Dead body found floating in waters off Red Hook

Red Hook: Authorities pulled a woman’s dead body out of the waters off Red Hook on Monday morning. Comment
►Video

Police: Yahoo opens fire in Boerum Hill

Boerum Hill: A yahoo tried to shoot two other people in front of a Boerum Hill building in broad daylight last Sunday, police say. Comments (3)
►Video

Jesus! Trio steals Christ statue from Williamsburg church

Williamsburg: Blasphemous bandits stole a statue of Jesus from in front of a Williamsburg church on April 30 — and it is the second time thieves have swiped a figure from the house of worship in recent years. Comments (5)
►Video

Predator tried to rape Williamsburg woman in stairwell of her building

Williamsburg: A dirtbag tried to rape a woman in her Williamsburg building on Tuesday morning, but ran away after she fought him off, police say. Comment
►Video

Police: Sicko groped 7-year-old in Williamsburg kosher grocery store

Williamsburg: A sicko groped a little girl in a Williamsburg grocery store on Monday, according to a police report. Comment

Police: Cyclist beat driver with bike lock

Williamsburg: An irate cyclist beat a driver with a bike lock and smashed up his car in Williamsburg on Monday, according to a police report. Comments (16)

Police: Gun-flashing suspect robs cabbie

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Fiends violently beat man with billiard cue

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Police: Man brought a gun into Dwight Street building

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Lout holds up department store but flees empty-handed

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Police: Man assaults driver with bag of garbage

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Dirtbag pummels do-gooder cleaning sidewalk

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Police: Snake strangles guy on Williamsburg street, swipes $200 once he passes out

Williamsburg: A crook choked a man out on a Williamsburg Street then swiped hundreds of dollars from his wallet last month, according to a police report. Comments (1)

Royal pain: Overdose death at Prince Hotel

Bay Ridge: The news comes just weeks before the city will auction off the troubled flophouse. Comments (5)
►Video

Joe blow: Hothead throws coffee on man in Bed-Stuy bodega

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A guy threw a steaming cup of coffee on another man in a Bedford-Stuyvesant bodega on April 19, according to a report. Comments (2)

April, 2016

►Video

Police hunting for gunman who shot and killed Bushwick man

Bushwick: A gunman fatally shot a man in his Bushwick home on Tuesday, and now police are on the hunt for the perpetrator. Comments (2)

Police: Student drives off in teacher’s car

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Irate driver hurls insults and threats at motorist

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Enraged shopper attacks grocery store employee

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (1)

Horde of masked teens beat man

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Brute stabs a man during bar fight

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Movers swipe client’s cash

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Jogger fights off attempted rapist in Prospect Park

Park Slope: A sicko tried to rape a woman at knifepoint while she was jogging through Prospect Park on Wednesday morning, according to a police report. Comments (33)

Eighteen-wheeler hits and kills Park Slope cyclist on residential street

Park Slope: The driver of a massive tractor trailer fatally ran over a cyclist on a residential Park Slope street on Wednesday morning, police said. Comments (44)

Swindlers steal car by feigning heart attack

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Hothead beats bus passenger

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Goon tries to rob deli with fake gun

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Police: Fare evader attacks arresting officer in subway station

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Mugger attacks man outside Third St. apartment

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Thief uses woman’s credit cards to book hotel room

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Fiat driver runs over, kills cyclist in Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill: A motorist fatally ran over a cyclist as she was riding her bike the wrong way down a one-way street in Clinton Hill on Friday morning, police said. Comments (13)

No pane, no gain: Police looking for burglars breaking into Bushwick homes via windows

Bushwick: Police are on the lookout for two burglars who have been sneaking through the windows of Bushwick homes. Comment

Argument in park ends in daylight stabbing

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Teen swipes school supplies from store

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Trio picks fight with victim and steals his car

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Bad sport swipes woman’s purse as she’s playing soccer

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Weasel drives off in idling car while owner buys sandwich

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (3)

Bungling burglars leave evidence in their wake

Bay Ridge: The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Police arrest alleged Greenpoint serial burglar

Greenpoint: The guy allegedly broke into at least 19 homes in recent months, and swiped cash and credit cards while the residents were asleep. Comment

Pickpocket swipes woman’s money order

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Gun-toting teens rough up other teen for sneakers

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Crook robs guy with walking stick

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Woman hits ex-hubby with car

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Police: Queens duo swipes jewelry from Ridge home

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Police: Hit-and-run carjacker runs over and kills owner of truck he stole

Greenwood Heights: A dirtbag stole a truck then fatally ran over its owner in Greenwood Heights on Monday morning, police said. Comments (3)
►Video

Police: Here are some clear photos of that guy who keeps mugging old women

Park Slope: Police have released new photos and footage of the crook they say mugged a number of elderly Brooklynites in their homes over the past few months. Comments (2)

March, 2016

Police: Guy blew kisses at straphanger then fondled his junk

Bushwick: Police are looking for a perv who blew kisses to a straphanger then pleasured himself on a J train in Bushwick in the early morning hours of March 24. Comment

Police: Mugger goes on Fort Greene crime spree

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Heartless brutes stab man after robbing him

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Bruisers rough up man and take his hoodie and coat

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Brutes hit man with bottle and break window over parking spot

Bay Ridge: The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comments (3)

Duo raid unlocked apartments across Brooklyn in month-long burglary spree

Greenpoint: The key to thwarting these criminals? A key. Comments (7)

Burglary suspect gives ‘hundreds’ of cops the slip

Bay Ridge: A teenage burglary suspect evaded scores of police officers in a foot chase that spanned Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, and Bensonhurst on March 23. Comments (21)
►Video

Fare is foul: Customer beats cabbie with electrical cord

Bedford-Stuyvesant: A livery cab customer beat his driver with an electrical cord in Bedford-Stuyvesant last Wednesday, after the cabbie refused to pay him for the ride, according to a police report. Comment

Help nab this subway perv

Sunset Park: Police are asking for a hand finding the jerk who masturbated on an N train in Sunset Park last week. Comments (2)

Brute punches and robs cabbie

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Men strike victim with shovel

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Dirty crook stocks up on stolen body wash

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (1)

Hoon drives off with man on hood of his car while fleeing crash scene

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Crook takes off with store’s safe

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Bully punches and robs guy at gas station

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Would-be mugger strikes out, but gets free meal

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Brutes threaten and rob man at gunpoint

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Gun-toting crook holds up Atlantic Avenue bank

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Burglar steals single key from apartment

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Scammers trick elderly woman out of $60,000

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
►Video

Police: Dirtbag tried to rape Sunset Park woman at knifepoint in her building’s lobby

Sunset Park: Police are looking for a dirtbag who they say tried to rape a woman at knifepoint in her Sunset Park apartment building on Saturday night. Comments (1)

Coward slashes Ditmas Park woman from behind

Ditmas Park: A man wearing an American flag bandanna over his face slashed a woman in Ditmas Park on March 10. Comments (3)

All jacked up! Ridge police pledge response to tire-and-rim thefts

Bay Ridge: They’re rolling out. Comments (18)

Police officer shot in Bushwick

Bushwick: A police officer may have shot a fellow cop during a drug bust gone wrong in Bushwick on March 8. Comments (3)

Pistol-packing crew threatens man for his phone

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (2)

Hammer-swinging brute strikes man in the head

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Hateful jerk shouts homophobic slurs at men

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Would-be phone thief has change of heart

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Crook takes woman’s dog from her pad

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Wheels and rims stripped from cars

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Crook takes Bobcat vehicle from construction site

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
►Video

Police: Dirtbag mugged 91-year-old woman in Park Slope

Park Slope: He put her in a chokehold and pulled a gun on her, police say. Comments (5)

Thief gobbles up $500 worth of candy bars

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Thirsty thief tries to steal 30 cans of Red Bull under his sweater

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Sneak lifts straphanger’s passport, birth certificate

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Failed male prostitute steals guy’s coat

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Cops: Gyro cart customer goes on food-flinging rampage

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Brute pepper sprays and robs woman

Bay Ridge: The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

February, 2016

Coward hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian in Park Slope

Park Slope: Authorities are looking for a hit-and-run driver who fatally plowed down a pedestrian in Park Slope early Sunday morning. Comments (1)

Police: L-train lout rubbed his crotch on straphanger

Bushwick: Police are searching for a handsy perv who groped a woman on a Bushwick-bound L train on Wednesday evening. Comments (1)

Lowlife shoots man in the junk after squabble

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Cops: Grocery store employee stole $75 worth of shrimp

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Machete-packing teen broke into home

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Police: Guy robs deli with two knives

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Brutes mug Brooklyn Bridge Park visitors for shoes

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Lowlifes brutally assault straphanger on L train

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Bogus lottery official scams elderly lady

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Armed bozos bungled two gas-station robberies on Sunday

Greenpoint: Armed goons tried and failed to stick up gas stations in Bushwick and Greenpoint within two hours of each other on Sunday afternoon. Comment

Ladies trick drunk dude into paying big time for ride home

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Penny-pincher steals $25 in coins

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (1)
►Video

Take the cure: Pharmacy thieves stuff over-the-counter drugs down their pants

Greenpoint: Police are looking for three thieves who smuggled drugs out of a Greenpoint pharmacy by stuffing them down their pants on Jan. 31. Comment

Raider steals cold, hard cash from restaurant fridge

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Forward-thinking crook steals prison uniform-style duds

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Police: Duo nabbed in top-shelf tequila heist

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Looter lifts set of tools from car

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Police: Suspect socked man for throwing out cigarette pack

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Art thief swipes pricey surrealist paintings

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Villains knock-out and rob straphanger

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (2)

Dastardly duo threaten man for his phone and wallet

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Scoundrel drives off in idling car

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

18 alleged gang members charged with ‘hunting’ Canarsie residents

Crime: Prosecutors are charging more than a dozen alleged Flatbush gang members with murder and conspiracy for going on “hunting expeditions” to gun down rival gangsters — and even civilians — simply for living in Canarsie. Comments (2)

Teen allegedly attacks prominent Brooklyn Heights rabbi

Brooklyn Heights: A prominent Brooklyn Heights rabbi claims he was targeted by a group of young ruffians last week and will host a rally on Friday morning demanding peace on the neighborhood’s streets. Comments (5)

Divine intervention: Guardian Angels returning to Brooklyn

Crime: Heaven help us! Comments (6)

Fare beater attacks peace officer with spiky glove in subway station

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Dastardly duo knocks down woman in elevator

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Dirty crook steals 10 bottles of body wash from drugstore

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comments (1)

Cops: Brutes beat up guy for taking off his glasses

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Goon panhandles, then pulls gun

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Dumb-bells lift cash from gym

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Con-man claims to be embassy soldier in wire-fraud scam

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
►Video

Police: Punk drew swastika, ‘Die yuppies’ in wet cement

Bushwick: Police are looking for a sketchy character who drew the words “Die yuppies” and a swastika in wet cement in Bushwick in the early morning hours of Jan. 29. Comments (9)
DA

Bookkeeper swindled $775K from Park Slope employer

Park Slope: She allegedly used her employer “as a personal piggy bank” says the district attorney. Comments (5)

January, 2016

Funk in the trunk: Officials say guys tried to swap suitcases full of pot

Bay Ridge: Police busted two guys who allegedly exchanged briefcases full of pot in broad daylight on the corner of 92nd Street and Fifth Avenue — just blocks from the Bay Ridge apartment building where they both live — on Jan. 27. Comments (2)

Two dead bodies pulled from Williamsburg waters this morning

Williamsburg: One woman was in the East River, the other in the Newtown Creek. Comments (2)

Police: Guy told woman ‘I will chop you up on this train’ — then did just that

Prospect Heights: Police are looking for a guy who slashed a woman with a sharp object on a Queens-bound 3 train on Tuesday night. Comments (2)

Thief drills through car door to steal computer

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (2)

Violent crooks threaten cabbie and steal cash

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Cycling crook knocks woman to ground and takes purse

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Snowball-throwing punks beat up man

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Violent duo beat up couple in train station

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Sunset Park man shot neighbor in head

Sunset Park: A Sunset Parker allegedly killed his neighbor while showing off handgun in their 45th Street apartment building on Jan. 22. Comments (1)

Police: Help us find this subway masturbator

Windsor Terrace: Cops are looking for a jerk who they say masturbated on the subway in Windsor Terrace earlier this month. Comments (2)

Police: Teen was hiding assault rifle under his jacket

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Police arrested a teen on Tuesday night who they say was walking along a Bedford-Stuyvesant street with an assault rifle stuffed under his coat. Comment

Bathroom bandit swipes woman’s wallet

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Sneak robs homeowner without detection

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comments (1)

Pack of punks poach man’s cellphone in park

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Jerk mugs elderly veteran outside home

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Huckster steals car via coat-check con

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (4)

Police: Guy drove car into Gowanus Canal after alleged hit and run

Mean Streets: Now he needs a bath — and a lawyer. Comments (7)
►Video

Police release footage of two armed robberies in Bedford-Stuyvesant last week

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Police are hunting for the perpetrators of two separate armed robberies at Bedford-Stuyvesant stores last week, and have released security footage of both crimes in their quest for justice. Comment

Burglars visit senior pretending to be relatives and rob her

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

One dead in shootout

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Subway dancer tries to steal straphanger’s phone

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Unknown brute pushes woman down subway stairs

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Thief takes off in woman’s car, abandons it next day

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Fiends attack, rob cab driver, and steal car

Bay Ridge: The assault leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Fiend robs woman on Fulton Street

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Man arrested for carrying gun

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Man follows stripper from Jersey to Brooklyn and robs her

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Lout slices man with razor blade

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (2)

Bar-goer bashes woman with glass at New Year’s party

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Burglar takes thousands from convenience store

Bay Ridge: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

December, 2015

Cops collar guy with ‘Team U.S.A.’ tattooed on his forehead for alleged subway masturbation marathon

Crown Heights: Police arrested a man with “Team U.S.A.” tattooed on his forehead, who they say masturbated on a subway train while ogling a female straphanger on Sunday afternoon. Comments (5)

Cretins bash, rob man on Christmas Day

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Homewrecker ransacks Bensonhurst apartment

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Heathens mug church-bound woman on Christmas Eve

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Scrooge loots woman’s apartment on Christmas Eve

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Guy catches naughty Santa burglarizing his home on Christmas Eve

Bay Ridge: The break-in leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Dead body found in water off Transmitter Park

Greenpoint: A passerby found the dead body of an elderly man half-submerged along the coast of Greenpoint near Transmitter Park on Thursday morning, police said. Comment

Police: Passenger dead after drunk driver crashed into big rig

Williamsburg: Police arrested a driver who they say is responsible for killing a passenger in his car on Wednesday morning, after he crashed the vehicle into the side of a huge truck in Williamsburg — allegedly while drunk and speeding. Comments (1)
MetroPlus Roosevelt Savings Bank Coney Island Hospital Brookdale VillageCareMax

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter:

Optional: