Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
A guest stole a Rolex watch from his host at a party on Lawrence Street sometime overnight on Jan 5.
The apartment’s occupant said guests started arriving at his home between Willoughby Street and the MetroTech esplanade at 11 pm. At 8 the next morning, he realized the watch and some expensive clothing were missing.
A thief stole a laptop from a car on Elm Place on Jan. 6.
The vehicle’s owner said he parked the car between Fulton and Livingston streets at 12:20 am. When he returned two hours later, the rear passenger-side window was broken and the computer was no longer there.
Someone stole a wallet from a car on Bridge Street while its owner ducked into a nearby barbershop on Jan. 7.
The vehicle’s owner said he left the car parked between Fulton and Willoughby streets at 7:20 pm. When he emerged from the hairstylist 20 minutes later, the wallet was missing from the car’s glove compartment.
A crook stole a camera and cash from a car parked on Water Street on Jan. 2.
The car’s owner said he left the vehicle near Washington Street at 3:30 pm. When he returned at 5 pm, the camera and $300 were missing.
A thief snatched a woman’s cellphone on Jay Street on Jan. 3.
The victim said she was near Willoughby Street at 3:45 pm when the crook stole her device and ran off.
A crook stole a woman’s wallet at the Water Street Restaurant on Jan. 1.
The victim said she was at the eatery near Dock Street at 11 pm when she realized her purse was open and the wallet was missing.
A thief stole the popular tablet device from an F train rider on Jan 2.
The straphanger said her Carroll Gardens-bound train was at the Bergen Street station at Wyckoff Street at 7:45 pm when the crook grabbed the iPad and fled the train.
A crook stole a woman’s cellphone and cash on Johnson Street on Jan. 7.
The victim said she was near Prince Street at 4:20 am when the thief grabbed her phone, $50, and took off.
A thief stole a woman’s wallet as she ate at the Fulton Street Wendy’s on Jan. 4.
The victim said she placed the wallet inside her purse after paying for her meal at the fast food joint at Pearl Street at 2:45 pm. Approximately 15 minutes later she realized the wallet was missing.
A thug tried to rob a man on Bergen Street on Jan. 6.
The victim said he was near Bond Street at 5:45 pm when the thief approached and said, “Give me all you got, I have a gun.” But the man sensed that the crook was lying, and ran away before he could get fleeced.
A thief stole a woman’s wallet from a Pearl Street shop on Jan. 7.
The victim said she entered the store at Front Street at 1 pm, and realized the wallet was missing from her purse four hours later.
A thief broke into a Washington Street home while its occupant was on vacation over the New Year’s holiday and stole an iPad and printer.
The victim told cops that she left her apartment between York and Front streets at 9 am on Dec. 27. When she returned at 10 pm on Jan. 4, she discovered that her electronics were missing.
A crook broke into a Hoyt Street delicatessen on Jan 6.
The owner of the deli, which is between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street, said he left the store at midnight. When he returned at 7:10 the next morning, he found the front door kicked in and a lockbox containing $130 missing.
A thief stole a motorcycle from Columbia Heights sometime overnight on Jan. 3.
The bike’s owner said he parked the two-wheeler between Clark and Pierrepont streets at 10:30 pm. When he returned the next morning at 8, the motorcycle was gone.
— Daniel Bush
©2012 Community News Group
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