Police Blotter: Woman Stabs Husband, Aims For Pacemaker; Plus, Trader Joe's Claims Another Victim

News from the 76th Precinct

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

Woman Stabs Husband In the Chest

A couple living on Tompkins Place between Degraw and Kane Streets engaged in a verbal dispute last week that ended with calls to the 76 Precinct, police said. The victim, 68, stated that, in a fit of rage, his wife grabbed a knife and "tried to stab him where his pacemaker was." His wife is 67.

iPhone Snatched at Carroll Street Station

Another woman was the victim of subway crime last week, according to police. On Sunday, June 17 at 2:30 a.m. the victim boarded the Northbound G train headed toward Queens. When the train arrived at the Carroll St. Station, two females approached the victim and snatched her iPhone 4 then ran out of train up to Smith and President Street. The victim, 40, attempted to grab one of the crooks. But the assailant punched her in the stomach and face, then fled to parts unknown. The suspects are female, black, approximately 18 years old and 5’4”. The stolen iPhone is valued at $600.

Crook Took Bag From Bench, Then Bolted

A bench at the corner of Smith and 4th Streets was the site of larceny on Saturday, June 9. At approximately 1:00 p.m. the victim was sitting on a bench and bent down to tie her shoe, when someone stole her purse from right beside her and took off. The victim is 42 years old. Items taken include a U.S. passport, a Medicaid card, the victim's birth certificate, her son’s birth certificate, both of their Social Security Cards, a brown and white wallet, a brown purse, and $32 cash.

Burglar Steals Wedding Band Worth $14,500

A woman had her diamond eternity ring stolen after leaving it at home, police said. While out on May 25 between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., the victim's Baltic Street residence, between Hicks and Columbia Streets, was entered by unknown individuals who removed her ring. The victim, 38, reported the crime to police on June 15. She said she had left her kitchen and living room windows open and unlocked, without any screens in place. The ring had been placed on a dresser in the bedroom. When she came home, she realized it was missing. It was a custom wedding band worth $14,500.

Trader Joe's Claims Another Victim

Another robbery has been reported at Trader Joe’s, police said. The crime occurred on Friday, May 25 at 4:10 p.m. but was not reported until Friday, June 15. The victim stated that while food shopping she put her purse in her cart. But when she went to pay, the 35-year-old realized it was missing. Items taken included a briefcase ($250), digital camera ($225) and sunglasses ($100).In addition, a wallet with the following listed items was gone: $470 in cash, a Master Card, Visa card, two other debit cards, an MTA pass with $18 left on it and a red wallet. There are no suspects at this time, police said.

Fireworks Confiscated From Man With Priors

Around 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, unlawful fireworks were confiscated from a 35-year-old man named Eduardo Diaz, said police. Diaz was arrested and charged with unlawfully dealing with fireworks. Officers stated that the individual has a previous history of fireworks convictions. The amount confiscated was recorded at more than $50. But specifically, an officer who witnessed the array said it was likely worth a couple hundred. 

Precinct Has No Record of A Teen Assault At Carroll Park

When asked about an alleged fight involving teens in Carroll Park that was reported on Pardon Me For Asking, police stated that no formal charges were made regarding an assult or weapon possession on Friday, June 15. The 76 Precinct did note, however, that they have stepped up their patrol around the park in response to neighborhood concerns and they are locking the park up each night at 10:00 p.m. to prevent mischief. The Parks Department reopens the park each morning.


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