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Police Blotter: Carlton Avenue Edition

A burglary, a car theft and a bank account raided in the west end of Prospect Heights.

 

The following information was supplied by the 78th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.


Sterling Place Burglary

A burglar broke into a Sterling Place home and stole a $7,000 mountain bike and a laptop while the victim was on vacation from Oct. 9 through Oct. 11.

The 41-year-old victim told police that he left his house for Florida on Oct. 9 at around 7:30 a.m., locking all the doors. However, he did not lock the front window by the stairs of his home between Flatbush and Vanderbilt avenues. When he returned on Oct. 11 at 11 p.m., he found the front door unlocked and noticed that his 12-speed mountain bike, worth $6,800, and his Apple laptop were gone. The burglar went through the front window and left through the front door. 

 

Car Theft

A thief boosted a woman’s car from its parking spot on Carlton Avenue sometime between Oct. 4 and Oct. 8.

The 23-year-old victim told police that she parked her blue Honda between Prospect Place and St. Marks Avenue on Oct. 4 at around 7:30 a.m. She locked the doors and does not have any outstanding tickets. When she returned on Oct. 8 at around 5 p.m., her car was gone.

 

$10K ATM Theft

A crook made over $10,000 in fraudulent withdrawals from a Prospect Heights woman's bank account between Oct. 2 through Oct. 8.

The victim, who lives on Bergen Street between Carlton and Vanderbilt, told police that she noticed unauthorized withdrawals from her savings account. An unknown crook made approximately 17 withdrawals from different ATMs, for a grand total of $10,432.

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