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68th Precinct

Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights

Camera-ready crook

A criminal stole more than $1,300 worth of electronics from a car parked on Colonial Road sometime between Sept. 24 and 25, according to police.

The car owner said he parked the vehicle between 88th and 89th streets around 8 pm on Sept. 24, and when he returned the next day at around 8 am, he noticed his electronics — including his printer, camcorder, digital camera, voice recorder, and tripod — were gone. Police said there were no signs of forced entry, and they are reviewing cameras in the area.

Purloined plastic

A pack of good-for-nothings unlawfully charged more than $2,000 to a Madeline Court resident’s debit card between Sept. 24 and 26, according to police.

The resident, who lives between Third Avenue and Ridge Boulevard, reported the identity theft to police on Sept. 26, just before 11 pm. The perps made the charges over four different transactions during the two-day period, according to the report.

Wheels steal

A thief stole a motorcycle parked on 65th Street sometime between Sept. 25 and 26, according to police.

The owner parked the bike between Second and Third avenues on Sept. 25 around 9:30 pm, and when he returned just before 8:30 the next morning, the bike was gone. Police are reviewing cameras in the area.

Overnight ripoff

A crook stole more than $520 worth of items from a car parked on 76th Street sometime between Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

The victim said he parked his car between Fourth and Fifth avenues at around 10 pm on Sept. 30, and when he returned at noon the next day, his credit and debit cards, license, and MetroCard were nowhere to be found, along with $500 cash that he had stashed in the vehicle. Police are reviewing cameras in the area.

— Julianne McShane

Updated 5:54 pm, July 9, 2018
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