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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Checked out

A man was arrested for allegedly stealing checks at Warren Street on Dec 20.

The suspect was charged with stealing six checks worth more than $800 as well as a credit card to be delivered to a woman but never was on May 24 at Nevins Street, according to cops.

Tagger take down

A man was arrested for allegedly tagging a building on Hoyt Street on Dec. 20.

The suspect is accused of tagging the initials “TK” in the hallway of the building between Douglass and Butler streets, which has become a quality of life issue for multiple buildings in the area, local law enforcement sources said.

The 51-year-old suspect was arrested around midnight and charged with misdemeanor of graffiti and possession of the blue marker he allegedly used and he was also on parole at the time, cops said.

Drug stop

A man was arrested for carrying drugs and a fake credit card after cops pulled him over on Columbia Street on Dec. 15.

Police stopped the suspect because he failed to signal while turning onto Lorraine Street towards Hicks Street in his black Volkswagen at 8:05 pm.

The cops discovered that the suspect had an active warrant and was also allegedly carrying cocaine, marijuana, and a forged credit card on him, the authorities said.

Doll delinquent

A wretch stole a package from a building on Henry Street on Dec. 16.

The victim told police that a knave stole her packages, which contained dolls, from her building hallway. The thief was allegedly caught on surveillance tape between Nelson and Huntington streets between 5 and 6 pm, police said.

What a tool!

A cur stole a power tool from a tire shop on Court Street on Dec. 19, according to cops.

The victim told police that the lawbreaker took a pricey gray power tool, which was on the ground in front of the shop at Hamilton Avenue, around 9:45 am.

— Kevin Duggan

Updated 5:40 pm, December 31, 2018
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