Burglar steals electronics and jewelry from Joralemon St. home

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Through the bedroom window

A thief broke into a Joralemon Street apartment and stole electronics and jewelry on July 25.

The victim told police the burglar entered the abode near Clinton Street through a locked bedroom window while he was out, sometime between 8:30 am and 6:45 pm. The filcher lifted an iMac desktop computer, a Nikon SLR camera, Canon Powershot camera, Boom portable speaker, three Alexis Bitar bracelets, one Alexis Bitar necklace, and other assorted jewelry, according to a report.


Police are searching for a crook who they say shot a guy after demanding he hand over his money in a York Street apartment building on July 30.

The pirate was in the third-floor hallway of the residence near Gold Street at 11:23 pm when he pulled out a gun and snarled, “Give me all your money,” and proceeded to shoot the victim in the left leg, he told police. The robber was dressed in a black shirt, black pants, and a black mask, according to a report.

Train trouble

Some snake snatched a $10 bill from a woman’s hand as she was buying a MetroCard in Hoyt-Schermerhorn station on July 7.

The lady was buying the train pass in the station near Smith Street at 6 pm when the jerk came up from behind and grabbed the money from her hand, cursed at her, and fled, police said.

Cash bash

A bruiser bashed a guy over a $10 bill on Fourth Avenue on July 28.

The victim had gotten into an argument with the punk by St. Mark’s Place at 3:50 pm when he took the money out of his bag and the nogoodnik grabbed it and repeatedly punched him, authorities said.


A crew of four women pickpocketed a guy after getting into an argument with him on Fulton Street on July 29.

The victim was walking by Bond Street at 8:16 pm when the louts approached him and began to argue. One of the weasels then bumped into him, and he later realized his wallet was missing from his pocket, cops said.

— Lauren Gill

Updated 5:56 pm, July 9, 2018
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