Sections

Police: Teen tried to buy headphones with counterfeit cash

Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

78th Precinct

Park Slope

Beat it

Cops busted a 17-year-old kid accused of buying headphones with counterfeit cash at an Atlantic Avenue electronics store on June 30.

An employee told police he caught the suspect trying to purchase Beat headphones with bogus Benjamins at the store near Flatbush Avenue at 5 pm.

Police cuffed the kid that day, charging him with criminal possession of a forged instrument, cops said.

Punch drunk

Some brute slugged a drunken man on Fifth Avenue on June 30.

The victim told police he was between Berkeley Place and Union Street at 12:35 am, when the goon socked him good, opening up a nasty gash over his left eye.

When police arrived on the scene, they found the victim drunk and uncooperative — refusing to share his phone number with investigators — and he was taken to Methodist Hospital for treatment, cops said.

No arrest has been made, and the case has been closed, according to police.

Headliner

Cops arrested a man for allegedly stealing a newspaper from an 84-year-old woman inside a Flatbush Avenue drug store on June 25.

The victim told police she was inside the pharmacy between Prospect Place and Seventh Avenue at 12:45 pm, when the 33-year-old suspect snatched the $2 paper from her hand.

Police cuffed the man that day, charging him with grand larceny, cops said.

Eye for crime

Some crook nabbed several vials of eye drops from a Flatbush Avenue drug store on June 2.

An employee told police he spotted the suspect prowling the aisles of the store between Prospect Place and Seventh Avenue at 2:15 am, seemingly looking for a good opportunity to nab some loot.

Sure enough, the man grabbed seven vials of eye drops and stuffed them in his dress shirt before slinking past the register and fleeing into a nearby subway station.

No arrests have been made, and the case has been closed.

— Colin Mixson

Posted 12:04 pm, July 11, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

MetroPlus Roosevelt Savings Bank Coney Island Hospital Brookdale VillageCareMax

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter:

Optional: