Sections

Thief steals bikes and gear from Union Street apartment building

for The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Bike bust

A thief stole two bikes from an apartment building on Union Street on Jan. 13.

The victim told police he left his home between Columbia and Van Brunt streets at 6 pm. When he returned at 6 the next morning, his two Trek bikes, worth $2,300 and $1,500, were missing from the building’s lobby. His $29 helmet and two speedometers — each worth $15 — were also missing.

Laptop down

A thief burglarized a man’s apartment on Court Street on Jan. 10.

The victim said he left his apartment between Kane and Degraw streets at 8 am.

When he returned at around 3 pm, he discovered that his Sony laptop, worth $1,600, was missing.

Robbed register

A burglar broke into a restaurant on Degraw Street on Jan. 12 — nabbing cash and the register.

Employees told cops that they locked up the restaurant near Tompkins Place at 11:30 pm.

When they returned shortly after noon the next day, the front window had been busted and the cash register, which the owner told police had $300 in it, was missing.

Mac crook

A crook pilfered a woman’s apartment on Second Place on Jan. 12.

The victim said she left her home between Clinton and Henry places at 8 am.

When she returned later that day at 6:45 pm, her front door was ajar and her $1,500 Apple MacBook missing.

Jacket pinched

A punk snagged a man’s jacket at a bar on Smith Street on Jan. 12.

The victim said he left his $350 jacket on a bar stool at the nightclub between Warren and Baltic streets 3:45 pm.

When he returned a few minutes later, his jacket was gone, along with a $500 camera he’d left in the pocket.

— Colin Mixson

Reach reporter Thomas Tracy at ttracy@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-2525.
Updated 5:29 pm, July 9, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

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