Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown
Cops arrested two thieves after they broke into three homes on the same block of Dean Street on Aug. 29.
• In the first incident, the burglars entered an apartment near Hoyt Street and nabbed a keyboard and Kindle at 2 am.
• Then the intruders moved on to a building next door at 2:20 am to snatch a purse, wallet, credit cards, personal check and umbrella from a 48-year-old woman’s residence.
• The perps last hit a 40-year-old woman’s Hoyt Street home and stole a Sony laptop and satellite radio as she slept.
Cops arrested a 20-year-old and 25-year-old suspect at the scene.
Some thieves lifted a blue Suzuki motorcycle from Boerum Place as its owner worked out at a nearby gym on Aug. 30.
The 31-year-old victim told cops he parked near Pacific Street at 9:30 am. When he returned two hours later, his $12,000 two-wheeler was gone.
A witness told cops she saw a couple strangers shove the bike into a van and flee.
A sneaky bandit stole cellphones, credit cards and dorm keys from two NYU-Poly students playing basketball at McLaughlin Park in Tillary Street on Aug. 31.
The two 18-year-old victims told police they at the court near Jay Street at 11 pm. When they went to retrieve their stuff, they realized their student IDs, keys, driver’s licenses and NYU-Poly backpacks were gone.
A swindler landed a computer from a Montague Street apartment by fraudulently signing for the package on Aug. 30.
The 55-year-old victim told police that the concierge at the building near Pierrepont Place usually locks packages in a closet. But somehow a local klepto got to the FedEx deliveryman before the doorman did — and scored the $1,650 Dell laptop.
A prowler hit digital dirt after breaking into an unlocked sedan on Washington Street on Sept 3.
The 30-year-old victim told cops that he parked near Water Street at 2 pm. When he returned 90 minutes later, his MacBook, iPod Touch, iPad, headphones and network card were gone.
A dastardly duo swiped a pile of clothes from a Fulton Street discount store on Aug. 31 — escaping a security guard after one thief pulled a razor from his mouth.
The 50-year-old watchman at the Conway chain near Pearl Street said he tried to apprehend the shoplifters as they exited at 1:22 pm.
But the pair refused to give up the merchandise — and that’s when one of the fiendish crooks threatened the guard with the blade.
A wicked marauder snatched the mobile from a woman’s hand on Dean Street on Aug. 29.
The 28-year-old victim told cops that she was near Boerum Place at 9:20 pm when a stranger came from behind and yanked her phone.
A rotten jock broke into a fellow gym rat’s locker at Planet Fitness on Aug. 30, the latest in a long series of crimes at the Duffield Street health club.
The 40-year-old victim told cops that he began pumping iron at 3 pm and when he returned 30 minutes later, his stuff — including $140, credit cards, and a Haitian driver’s license — was gone.
A pickpocket swiped a woman’s billfold at the Conway chain store on Fulton Street on Aug. 31.
The 26-year-old victim from Manhattan said she entered the store near Pearl Street at 5 pm. When she left an hour later, her debit card and driver’s license were missing.
A purse-snatcher nabbed a woman’s bag from a Court Street boutique on Aug. 26.
The 58-year-old victim told cops that she set her purse down at the shop near State Street at 7 pm.
When she returned 20 minutes later, her wallet, debit cards and birth certificate were gone.
— Kate Briquelet