Police Blotter: Unattended Items Lead To Multiple Larcenies. Plus, Details on Red Hook Shooting Emerge

Reports from the 76 Precinct.

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

Update: More Details on Red Hook Shooting

Additional information has been released in regard to the shooting of three men in Red Hook . The 76 Precinct has confirmed that two of the three indviduals were shot in the stomach, and one was shot in the leg.

At this time, none of the three injured have offered any identifying details of their assailant to police. Representatives of the 76 Precinct acknowledged to Carroll Gardens Patch that all three men have criminal backgrounds. The case is still undergoing investigation.

Woman's Laptop Lifted From Outdoor Table at Prime Meats

A woman's laptop was stolen from an outdoor cafe table on Court Street on Monday, July 9, cops said. At approximately 4:30 p.m. the 42-year-old victim left her MacBook Pro on an outdoor table at . While she stepped away, an unknown individual scooped up the $2000 computer and fled on a bike. An immediate canvass of the area by officers of the 76 Precinct yielded negative results. 

Purse Snatched From Playground

An unattended purse was taken from the playground on Hoyt Street between Douglass and Butler Streets, on Friday, July 13, cops said. At roughly 9:30 p.m. a female, 28, victim set her purse down and walked away from it. Upon returning, she found it was no longer there. Items taken include a black purse, an ID card, two health benefits cards, a cell phone charger, and house keys. 

Subway Rider Has Jacket Stolen While Sleeping

On the afternoon of Wednesday, July 4, a young man fell asleep on the subway and had multiple belongings taken from him, stated officers. The victim reported the crime on Sunday, July 15 at 4:45 p.m. The 28-year-old stated that he had fallen asleep on the subway, and when he awoke he realized his suit jacket and other contents inside were gone. Additional items stolen included a $300 brown wallet, photos, a Samsung cell phone valued at $100, and a New York State drivers license and credit card. When the victim checked his card online, he saw that the crook had made multiple charges in excess of $400.

Subaru Suffers a Break-in

Someone used a screw driver to help himself into a car parked on Baltic Street last Friday, cops said. A woman, 21, parked her 2001 Subaru at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 13 and upon returning to it at 10:34 a.m. on the following day found inside property removed. The victim stated to police that she locked her vehicle and a screw driver was left on floor of her when she arrived at it. Items removed include a car phone charger, an iPod card, a Garmin GPS and rolls of quarters. 

Purse Pinched from School Gym Locker

A purse was taken from an unlocked gym locker at the Brooklyn International School last Tuesday, according to police reports. On Tuesday, July 10 between 4:45 p.m. through 7 p.m. the victim, 40, said she placed her purse in a locker without a lock and key. Upon returning, the woman found it was missing along with the contents, including 4 credit cards, a New York State ID, and 6 keys on a key ring.

Burglary on 4th Street

Two unknown individuals stole belongings from a 52-year-old woman last week, police said. On Wednesday, July 11, sometime between 5:30 p.m. and 5:40 a.m. two suspects were able to enter a building located at the intersection of 4th Street and Bond Street, by grabbing the door behind an exiting tenant. While on the premises, the pair grabbed an iPhone ($300) and a Cannon digital camera ($800). A witness told police that he saw two people flee down the hallway, exit the building and then take off in a vehicle.

Anthony July 17, 2012 at 01:28 PM
Why would you leave your MacBook unattended on a table? You live in NYC!
ANONYMOUS July 17, 2012 at 06:32 PM
or anywhere if you had any brains...
Louise August 08, 2012 at 11:19 PM
The people that leave their stuff unattended any where has got to be a new comer to Brooklyn. Where these people come from they still leave their doors unlocked..NOT here, thank you...


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