A Bedford Avenue bar was burglarized twice in one week.
A bartender at The Gibson said he closed the bar near N. 11th Street on Jan. 24 at 4:45 am, but when he returned at 1:42 pm, he saw the side door had been pried open and an iPod and cash from the register were missing.
Two days later, the manger said he locked up the bar 4 am, but when he returned at 8 am, he saw $400 was missing from its register.
A teenager smashed a glass bottle over a man’s forehead on Driggs Avenue on Jan. 24.
The victim told police that he left a grocery store near N. 12th Street at 10:58 pm, when the teen walked up to him, broke a bottle over his head, and ran away.
Two women stole another woman’s iPhone on Roebling Street on Jan. 26, said cops who arrested them later that day.
The victim was near N. Fifth Street at 9:25 pm, when the women stopped her and grabbed her phone.
A thief stole a printer, laptop, and video game system from a Withers Street apartment on Jan. 23.
The tenant told cops that he left his building near Havemeyer Street at 12:30 pm, but when he returned two hours later, he saw his front door was damaged and his stuff was missing.
A thief stole a computer from a Norman Avenue apartment on Jan. 23.
The tenant said he left his apartment near Russell Street at 9 am, but when he returned at 6 pm, he was his computer was gone.
Someone stole a computer, video game system and cameras from a Driggs Avenue apartment on Jan. 25.
The tenant left his apartment near N. Fifth Street at 12:30 pm, but when he returned at 3 pm, he saw his property was missing.
Two computers, an iPod, and an iPhone went missing from a N. Sixth Street apartment on Jan. 24.
The tenant told police that she left his building near Roebling Street to go to work at 9 am, but when she returned at 5:50 pm, she saw her stuff was missing.
A thief stole a phone, leather coat and iPod from a car parked on N. Ninth Street on Jan. 25.
The driver parked his car near Roebling Street at 11:30 pm, but when he returned half an hour later, he saw that his passenger-side window was broken and his stuff was missing.
Someone stole a bag from a car parked on Berry Street on Jan. 28.
The driver parked her car near N. Fourth Street at 2 am, but when she returned to the spot two hours later, she saw that her bag that had been on the passenger seat — with her wallet in it — was missing.
A Nissan was stolen from its spot on India Street on Jan. 21.
The driver parked his car near Manhattan Avenue at 8 pm, but when he returned to the spot at 5:30 pm the next day, he saw his car was missing.
A thief stole a motorcycle parked on N. Seventh Street on Jan. 26.
The driver parked his chopper near Berry Street at 11 pm, but when he returned to the spot at 8 am the next day, he saw it was gone.
A gunman robbed a McGuinness Boulevard gas station on Jan. 31 — shooting a worker in the process.
The thug showed up at the station near Calyer Street at 3:30 am, demanding that the night shift manager open the door. When the worker refused, the robber shot him in his torso and left hand. The perp then took the cash register draw and ran away.
Police say they recovered 35 glassine envelopes of heroin and 51 zips of cocaine from a Dupont Street apartment and arrested three alleged drug dealers who were living there on Jan. 27.
Officers obtained a search warrant, stormed the building near McGuinness Boulevard at 9 am, and uncovered the narcotics.
An officer said the suspects, aged 45, 31, and 28, were selling the illegal drugs from the corner for several weeks.
— Aaron Short
©2012 Community News Group
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