Police Blotter: 76 Pct Takes Down Eight Criminals

Recent investigations in Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook led to the successful arrest of assailants, burglars, robbers, and a UPS package bandit.

The following arrest information was supplied by the 76th Precinct. It does not indicate a conviction.

Arrest No. 1

Steven Rivera, 25, was arrested in relation to a robbery at the interserction of Van Brunt and Coffee Streets, police said. The incident happened on Jan. 26 at 10:30 p.m. The victim told cops he and two others were sitting inside a GMC suburban when two Hispanics entered their vehicle with firearms. The first commanded the victim to “Shut the f*** up!” followed by "gimme the money and the car keys." The pair took a Boost mobile cell phone, a brown wallet worth $500 and a galaxy phone worth $400. They then jumped into a grey and blue station wagon and drove east, cops said. Victims said the first assailant was known around the neighborhood by the nickname “D-Block.” On Jan. 30 at 3 p.m. Steven "D-Block" Rivera was positively identified and arrested by an officer of the 76th Precinct. Rivera's accomplice David Ortiz is still at large, but expected to be found soon. 

Arrest No. 2

Eliez Flores, 21, was arrested on Jan 28, for stealing UPS packages from a woman's home on 3rd Street, cops said. At approximaetly 10:45 a.m. police were informed by a UPS delivery driver that he observed an unknown individual remove packages he had just delivered and drive with them along the 10th block of 3rd street between Smith and Hoyt Streets. At 1:25 p.m. Flores was arrested by officers of the 76th Precinct and charged with burglary and criminal possession of stolen property. The two large packages contained Huggies baby wipes.

Arrest No. 3

Brett Adler, 30, was arrested on Jan. 30 at approximately 6:37 a.m. at LICH, police said. According to reports, the individual was found inside of bathroom of the establishment and became combative toward staff, kicking the front door to ER, causing damage. Upon arrest, officers of the 76th Precinct found two plastic ziploc bags of marijuana on Adler's person. He was charged with criminal mischief, menacing and unlawful pos of marijuana, cops said.

Arrest No. 4

Calvin Stallworth, 24, was arrested in connection with a homicide that took place on Jan. 17. The individual was arrested pursuant to a felony arrest warrant issued under indictment, cops said.

Arrest No. 5 

Joshua Ramos, 18, was arrested at 218 Bond St., on Jan. 28 at 12:20 p.m., according to police reports. The individual was charged in connection with a gunpoint robbery that occurred on Jan. 26. 

Arrest No. 6 

Tuiquan Curwen, 20, was arrested on Jan. 31 and charged with robbery, cops said. At approximately 8:30 p.m. the individual displayed a firearm at a victim in front of 581 Clinton St., taking an iPhone ($250). Curwen was later identified at 9 p.m. in the vicinity of 22 Mill St., arrested and charged with robbery, criminal possession of marijuana, and the removed iPhone.

Arrest No. 7 

Eduardo Guzman, 40, was arrested on Jan. 24, police said. A 67-year-old witness observed the individual entering a home on the 100th block of 2nd Place and called police immediately. At 12:42 p.m Guzman was arrested and charged with burglary and burglary tools.

Arrest No. 8 

Roscoe Unphlett, 49, was arrested on Feb. 4, police said. A victim, 37, reported to the 76th Precinct that she was involved in a dispute with the invididual and he kicked her in the back, causing her to fall and crack her front teeth. The incident took place at Hoyt and Baltic Streets on Monday afternoon.  




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