Crime

Jun 132013
 
Thief Steals Package Filled With Sex Toys From Doorstep

NEWS: In what Brooklyn Paper’s Will Bredderman is describing as the world’s most awkward police report, a thief recently stole a package from a woman’s doorstep that contained an order of sex toys, lingerie, and lubricants.

May 302013
 
NYPD Approves Two Security Camera Locations For Bay Ridge

NEWS: After neighbors complained to city officials about drug-dealing and occasional violent crime – including a recent shooting – on Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue, a plan to place police security cameras on the commercial stretch recently came one step closer to fruition.

May 022013
 
Burglar Makes Quick Work Of Three Ovington Avenue Apartments With Unlocked Windows

NEWS: In this week’s Brooklyn Paper, Will Bredderman brings us three more tales of woe, all of which may have been prevented with something as simple as a secured window.

Apr 302013
 
[UPDATED] Shooting On "Drug Dealing" Stretch Of Fifth Avenue Prompts Call For Police Security Cameras

NEWS: A man was shot last Wednesday along the same stretch of Fifth Avenue where local leaders are requesting an NYPD surveillance camera to combat drug dealing.

Apr 242013
 
While Statistically Down, Burglaries Continue In Dyker Heights

NEWS: Will Bredderman notes in last week’s Brooklyn Paper that burglaries and robberies continue to be a problem for the 68th Precinct – even as statistics place both crimes at historical lows.