Police: Guy sleeping in courtroom attacks cops when asked to leave

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Caught in the act

Cops cuffed a guy for attacking two police officers inside a courtroom on Schermerhorn Street on April 23, police said.

The 42-year-old suspect was sleeping and snoring inside the court near Smith Street at about 10:45 am when the two officers asked him to leave because he was disrupting the proceedings, but he refused, and then grabbed the cops, injuring them when they tried to handcuff him, according to authorities.


Police arrested a guy for cutting someone’s face with a nail clipper on Pacific Street on April 26.

The 39-year-old victim told cops he and the suspect got into a verbal argument near Fourth Avenue at about 3:30 pm when the suspect hurled the nail clipper at him, causing a cut, officials said.

Talk about a horror film!

A pair of villains attacked a woman inside a movie theater at Albee Square on April 27, police said.

The 28-year-old victim told police she had gotten into an argument with the two snakes inside the theater near Fleet Street at about 11:30 pm when they both started punching her and one of them hurled a martini glass at her neck, according to authorities. The jerks fled the movie theater, police said.

What a tool

Some sneak swiped a bunch of tools from a guy’s car parked on Bergen Street on April 23, police said.

The victim told authorities he parked his four-wheeler near Hoyt Street at about 10 am to go to work and when he returned about 30 minutes later to pick up his drill, saw, and other tools, they were gone, according to authorities.

Watch out!

A good-for-nothing swiped a guy’s jewelry from his Washington Street apartment on April 24, police said.

The 34-year-old victim told cops he left his apartment near Front Street at about 8 am and when he returned at about 6:30 pm noticed his closet door and jewelry box was open and his two leather watches, titanium watch, and gold watch were missing, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 5:45 pm, July 9, 2018
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