The following reports were supplied by the 77th Precinct of the NYPD. They do not indicate a conviction.
Strong-Arm Robbery on Pacific Street
A pair of thieves robbed a man in a Pacific Street warehouse, making off with his wallet and cell phone.
A 49-year-old man said he was in the back of the warehouse, located between Grand and Classon, at about 3 p.m. on Dec. 7, when the pair came into the warehouse, opened the door to his car, and started looking through it.. Then someone grabbed him and yelled for him to get down. They dragged him to the back of the warehouse, pushed him face down on the floor, went through his pockets and made off with $150 worth of stuff, including his wallet and cell phone.
Pacific Street Break-Ins
Two apartments in the same building were broken into on Pacific Street between Washington and Grand in a daytime burglary on Dec. 11.
A 40-year-old woman who lives in one of the units said the crook made off with $17,000 worth of property including two MacBook Pro laptops, gold plated silverware and two sets of checks. Police believe the thief forced open the door with some sort of tool.
Cops think the front door of the second apartment was jimmied open with a credit card. The 28-year-old resident said she lost $3,450 worth of goods including a MacBook Air laptop, an iPad, a Kindle Fire, a Nikon camera and an HP Pavilion laptop.
Police charged a 55-year-old man with stealing two cases of corn chips from a Frio Lays delivery truck parked on Flatbush Avenue on Jan. 9.
The 22-year-old driver told police that he parked on Flatbush, between Park and Sterling, at around 3:25 p.m. After he left the truck, the crook opened the back door took two cases of Tostitos chips worth $55. He brought them to a nearby store and asked the owner to hold on to them. Cops arrested the robber shortly after the heist.
Cell Phone Snatch
A 25 year-old woman was walking on Park Place near Vanderbilt Avenue when a someone came up behind her, grabbed her Samsung Galaxy S3 out of hand and ran off. The theft took place on Dec. 15 at 9:18 p.m.
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Residents who live east of Vanderbilt Avenue can discuss crime with the head of the head of the 77th Precinct at the 77th Precinct Community Council Meeting, held the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at rotating locations. Call (718) 735-0634 for the current location.
Those who live between Vanderbilt and Flatbush can attend meeting of the 78th Precinct Community Council, which now covers the western side of Prospect Heights, from Flatbush Avenue to the western half of Vanderbilt. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 29 at 7:30 pm at the station house on the corner of Bergen and Sixth Avenues.