Two women tried to steal another woman’s iPhone on Driggs Avenue on Jan. 23.
The victim told police that she was talking on her phone near Broadway at 9:30 pm when the thieves approached her from behind.
One perp said, “I’m going to kick your white ass,” and they did — punching the victim several times — but failed to steal her iPhone.
Three thieves allegedly stole $2,650 worth of phones from a Graham Avenue telecom store on Jan. 27.
Cops say the trio entered the Mobile 21 store between Moore and Varet streets at 10 am and demanded cash from the manager. The manager refused, so the perps broke a display case, grabbed as many phones as they could hold, and fled.
But they didn’t get far. Police arrested two suspects.
A thief stole an iPhone, a video game system and a camcorder from a church group’s Whipple Street headquarters on Jan. 21.
The director said he locked up the building, which is near Broadway, at 2 am, but when he returned later at 11 am, he saw the building was unlocked and the property was gone.
A thief stole an iPod and a camera from a Powers Street apartment on Jan. 27.
The tenant left his apartment near Lorimer Street to go to work at 7:30 am, but when he returned at 4:12 pm, he saw his front door was broken and his stuff was missing.
A thief stole two computers, a video game system, and a camera from a Montrose Avenue apartment on Jan. 25.
The tenants left their apartment near Graham Avenue at 9:20 am, but when they returned at 6:45 pm, they saw the rear window was unlocked and their stuff was gone.
A thief stole two macbook computers from a Broadway apartment on Jan. 23.
The tenant left her apartment near Havemeyer Street at 5:30 am to go to work, but when she returned at 6:30 pm, she saw her front door was unlocked and her property was missing.
A thief stole $6,000, a computer, and a bottle of whiskey from a S. Second Street apartment on Jan. 24.
The tenant left his building near Hooper Street to go to work at 7:10 am, but when he returned at 3 pm, he saw his back window was open and his property was missing.
A thief stole $2,900 from an ice cream truck parked on Ten Eyck Street on Jan. 25.
The driver parked his truck near Union Avenue at 3 pm, but when he returned 15 minutes later, he saw the passenger-side window had been broken and the cash was gone.
A thief stole a car’s tires and put the car on cinderblocks on Johnson Avenue on Jan. 27.
The driver parked his Mini Cooper near Manhattan Avenue at 12:30 am, but when he returned seven hours later, he saw his tires were gone.
A thief stole a Buick that was parked on Wythe Avenue on Jan. 22.
The driver parked his car near S. First Street at 10 pm, but when he returned at 9 am, he saw it was gone.
— Aaron Short
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