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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Crotch-ety

Cops cuffed a guy after they say he was carrying a loaded gun and running away from the police offciers near Smith and Court streets on Jan. 16.

The suspect was in the midst of an argument with another guy at about 2:05 am, and when officers approached, he started running toward Fourth Street cupping his groin, police said. Cops apprehended the man and allegedly found a loaded black Grendel handgun near his crotch area, according to authorities.

Caught a break

Police cuffed a 53-year-old man for allegedly trying to break into an apartment on Hoyt Street on Jan. 14.

A witness who lives in the building between Warren and Baltic streets saw the suspect at about 10:06 pm and confronted him and asked why he was going upstairs to the second floor.

The suspect said he was leaving a package for someone, but the witness knew no one by the name lived in the building, authorities said. The witness stopped the guy and the two engaged in a physical fight before police arrived, according to authorities.

He’s got wings

Cops arrested a guy for swiping five packs of Red Bull from a Smith Street store on Jan. 15.

The guy stole the $47 worth of the energy drink from the store between Union and President streets at about 11:40 am, according to authorities.

Plates swiped

Some knucklehead swiped two license plates from a Third Street apartment building sometime between Dec. 26 and Jan. 13, police said.

The 30-year-old victim told police his mother had put the New York State plates in the hallway of the building between Hoyt and Bond streets because he needed to return them to the Department of Motor Vehicles, but some bozo stole them first.

Alone

Police arrested a 57-year-old man after they say they spotted him sitting in a Baltic Street playground without a kid after the park had closed on Jan. 12.

The guy was hanging out in the playground between Smith and Hoyt streets by himself at about 9:15 pm, and had tools with him and an active warrant, according to authorities.

School bully

A weasel swiped a kid’s jacket from the bathroom of a Baltic Street school on Jan. 10, police said.

The baddie stole the black Canada Goose children’s jacket from the boy’s bathroom in the school between Court and Smith streets around 1 pm, officials said.

Soiled

A nogoodnik plucked a package of gardening supplies from inside the vestibule of a woman’s Fourth Street apartment on Jan. 10, police said.

A witness saw the thief go into the entrance cavity of the building between Smith and Hoyt streets at about 5:30 pm and take the lady’s shovel and bag of top soil, then told her about it when she returned home from work, officials said.

The package was found opened down the block, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Zaxby says:
"offciers near Smith and Court "

What is a "offciers" and Smith and Court run parallel. How do they intersect?
Jan. 18, 2017, 10:56 pm

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