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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Random attack

Three bruisers punched a guy in the face on Baltic Street on March 30, police said.

The 41-year-old victim told police the three unknown curs came up to him between Bond and Hoyt streets at 3:10 pm and started punching him repeatedly, causing a swollen forehead. But he refused medical attention, officials said.

It was lit

Cops cuffed a guy for having marijuana on him and then trying to hide the evidence on the corner of Nevins and Butler streets on April 1.

Police saw the 25-year-old suspect in possession of lit pot at a little before 8 pm, and then he crushed it under his foot, according to authorities.

Healing the common cold

Officers nabbed a guy for swiping cold medicine from a Smith Street store on April 3.

The suspect tried to leave the store between Warren and Baltic streets at about 9:55 am with multiple bottles worth of cold medicine, officials said.

Hubcap bandit

Police arrested a guy who they say stole four hubcaps off a parked car on Baltic Street on April 2.

A witness spotted the suspect grab the plastic caps off the silver 2005 Toyota Corolla parked between Smith and Hoyt streets at about 5:10 pm, according to authorities. The 55-year-old suspect also had an active warrant, police said.

In a split second

A jerk swiped a guy’s wallet he had left on a counter in a store near Lorraine Street on April 3, police said.

The guy told police he went to buy something in the store near Columbia Street sometime between 6:45 am and 8:15 am and walked out without his wallet, but when he went back inside, it was gone, officials said.

The sneak fled with his wallet containing two credit cards and a driver’s license, according to authorities.

Missing money

A malefactor swiped a wad of cash from a Court Street spa on April 1, police said.

The baddie took off with $398 from a drawer inside the store between Degraw and Douglass streets at about 6 pm, police said.

Caught

Cops cuffed a 17-year-old man for having a loaded gun and narcotics on him near Baltic and Nevins streets on April 1.

The teen had a loaded 357-Magnum revolver on him at about 8:45 pm, along with narcotics, prescription medicine, and counterfeit bills, police said. And the suspect had stolen the gun, according to authorities.

Case of stolen identity

Police arrested one of several guys who were depositing stolen checks at a Court Street bank on March 31.

The 22-year-old suspect, along with two unapprehended sneaks, cashed in 14 payroll checks for a total of $4,126 in the financial institution between Union and Sackett streets at about 8:15 pm, according to authorities. Police charged the suspect with grand larceny, identity theft, and forgery, officials said.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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