Thief takes credit card from car and goes on shopping spree

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63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach

Credit card crook

A baddie stole bank cards from a man’s car parked on E. 40th Street sometime between Aug. 19 and 20.

The victim told cops he parked his car near Avenue J, at 9 am on Aug. 19, and returned at noon the next day to find his wallet gone. The thief charged more than $1,400 to one of the victim’s credit cards, police said.

Delivery delinquent

A thief broke into a delivery man’s car on Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 15.

The victim told police that while he was making deliveries near Lott Place between 10 am and noon, a bandit went through the car door and stole a phone, bank cards, and his driver’s license.

Panel pirates

Ne’er-do-wells stole a man’s fiberglass panels from his front lawn on Avenue M between Oct. 13 and 14.

The victim told police he placed the panels in the lawn near near E. 36th Street at 8:30 pm and headed to work, and when he returned at 1:15 pm the next day, they were gone.

Polo police

Cops cuffed a man who they say, along with two other men still on the loose, stole sweaters from an Avenue U department store on Oct. 19.

The suspect, along with two accomplices who haven’t been arrested yet, allegedly bagged men’s polo sweaters from the store near Flatbush Avenue at 7:54 pm, police reported.

Pill prowlers

Burglars robbed a pharmacy on Kings Highway on Oct. 20.

The purloiners stole a bunch of tablets and broke into the medicine encasement of the store near Utica Avenue at 11:45 am, according to cops.

— Kevin Duggan

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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