Police seek duo for gupoint robbery on Smith St.

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Cops are on the hunt for a man and woman they say may have robbed a Boerum Hill man at gunpoint on June 14.

Police want to question Marcia Richard, 42, and Dorian Steeley, 28, after a man scrolling through mug shots identified them as two people that mugged him early that morning.

The 34-year-old victim claims he was walking on Smith Street near Atlantic Avenue at 3:05 am when the woman, whom the victim claims was Richard, came up to him and asked for spare change.

The man gave her some loose change and kept walking, but the woman followed and kept badgering him for more money, cops said. When the man got to Warren Street, another man, whom the victim thinks was Steeley, allegedly approached him from behind with a gun.

The gunman made the victim walk along Smith Street to Baltic Street where, police said, the two ordered him to his knees.

The two then rummaged through the his pockets, taking his cellphone and an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing, authorities said.

Police have subsequently released the mug shots of Richard, who they say stands 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighs 145 pounds, and Steeley, who stands 5-feet-6-inches tall and weighs 185 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery should call (800) 577–8477. All calls will be confidential.

Reach reporter Natalie Musumeci at or by calling (718) 260-4505. Follow her at
Updated 10:12 pm, July 9, 2018
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T-Bone from DoBro says:
Gotta be careful around Warren and Baltic. People forget that the PJs are just a block away.
June 21, 2013, 7:13 am
jenn cruise from manhattan. says:
I wonder if they really did it. Or just look like the people who did.
June 23, 2013, 7:56 am
get real from bk says:
People like Jenn like to think that most blacks accused of crimes like this are innocent victims of mistaken identification but that Spike Lee type movie scenario is by far the exception not the rule. More likely than not the police are already familiar with these two from their previous felonies. It's important to realize that when living in Brooklyn, some of your neighbors are career criminals/junkies who simply pass through the revolving door of the local courts when caught.
June 23, 2013, 10:58 am
Lex from Boerum Hill says:
That's one ugly lady.
Thought she was a dude.
June 24, 2013, 6:15 am
Dorian Steeley from Manhattan says:
Good Afternoon,

My name is Dorian Steeley and I was recently informed by a family member about the ridiculous news story that you have posted on your website about me robbing someone at gunpoint. As soon as I found this information out i immediately contacted my local police department, the 25th precinct in manhattan to determine what was going on. My lawyer also contacted them and now I've been instructed to appear at the 76th precinct in brooklyn to be arrested. First of all I would like to say I have no idea who that woman is. Secondly I'd like to say that I've never held or as a matter of fact even seen a gun in my life. I would never mug anyone, I am a simple working-class man and father of two a son 8 and a daughter 4. I would never do something so inhumane or animalistic as mug anyone. Unfortunately I was arraigned for a ignorant mistake I made a week prior on june 5th to this "incident" you have posted and allegedly an officer was injured. I honestly believe that's what this entire thing is about. The precinct i was held at was the 76th precinct and it would appear (in my mind) that they were dissatisfied with the results of that arraignment. If you google map the location of the 76th precinct and the location of the incident you will notice that they are in a very close proximity of each other which I find to be very odd. Also the day of the incident I was with my ex girlfriend at my apartment in manhattan the entire day, my mother came to visit for a few mins and can also attest to the fact that I was home. Unfortunately I spent the night alone but I can assure you at the time that the incident took place I was at home. I also have a picture of my browsing history from the internet which shows very clearly that I was actually online at 1:30am watching a tv show on my computer. It would be impossible for me to be doing that and be at the scene of this incident at the same time. I believe in my heart that the officer(s) of the 76th precinct are attempting to incriminate me for something I did not do. I am e-mailing you and every other newspaper, website, newscast, and news blog that ran this "story" and also anyone else that will hear my side in the hope to clear my name. I did not do what I've been accused of and before I step foot in the 76th precinct on Wednesday I want as many people as possible to know the truth.
June 24, 2013, 8:08 pm
jenn from manhattan says:
Well just me from manhattan...I happen to be the mother of his children and his practically wife for 10 years I can tell u without a doubt in my mind everything that he has stated is 100% accurate. People maje mistakes and his prior was in no way related to what he is being accused of. Nobody is perfect. So before u can sit there and make judgement on people sit back and think before you put words on paper. My children love their father and he is no animal or felon at that. With that being said the truth will come to light and as long as I'm still breathing believe me this will be public so keep your eyes and ears open ladies and be contonued.
June 25, 2013, 8:07 am
leo from bronx says:
What a joke he was up watching a movie on his computer??? Next time someone commits a crime remember to leave a movie playing or something downloading. True or not keep the criminals of the street. They both look like they escaped from the zoo.
June 25, 2013, 5:48 pm

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