Police: Woman steals more than 100 bottles of nail polish

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78th Precinct

Park Slope


Cops busted a woman for allegedly stealing more than 100 bottles of nail polish from a Flatbush Avenue chain store on April 11.

An employee told police the suspect was spotted attempting to smuggle 111 bottles of the finger lacquer from the big-box retailer near Atlantic Avenue at 4:55 pm.

Police nabbed her that day, charging the suspect with grand larceny, cops said.

Drive away

Someone drove off with a man’s Toyota Camry he left double parked — with keys in the ignition — along Fifth Avenue on April 15.

The victim told police he left his car running between Ninth and 10th streets to run into a nearby smoke shop at 9:10 am, returning just a few minutes later to find his import sedan stolen.

Car lark

Cops arrested two men who they say drove off with a man’s car he had parked inside a Fourth Avenue garage on April 13.

The suspects made their way into the garage between Third and Sixth streets at 4:23 pm, before hopping inside the victim’s 2001 Camry, which they found unlocked and with the keys inside, according to police.

Cops caught up with the suspects the following day, charging them with grand larceny auto, police said.

Bye, bye, baby seat

A thief rode off with a man’s bike and attached baby seat he locked to a bike rack on Flatbush Avenue on April 13.

The victim told police the he chained his bike up near Plaza Street West at 6:30 pm, and returned five minutes later to find his and his baby’s ride nabbed.

Puff, puff perp

Police busted a man for allegedly smoking pot on Carroll Street on April 12.

The arresting officer said he was between Bond and Nevins streets at 2:05 pm when he spotted the suspect puffing away on a “marijuana cigarette” in full view of the public.

— Colin Mixson

Updated 5:45 pm, July 9, 2018
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