Briefly Noted: Flatbush Child Sex Trafficker Busted, B/Q Train Trench Drama, 66th Precinct’s Race Issues and More

Briefly Noted: Flatbush Child Sex Trafficker Busted, B/Q Train Trench Drama, 66th Precinct’s Race Issues and More

Flatbush/Ditmas Park — The Department of Buildings informed owners of Brooklyn homes next to a trench by the Q/B subway lines that they’re violating city codes and demand an immediate inspection and technical reports to be submitted. (The City)

Flatbush — Flatbush resident Hakeem Bennett, 24, allegedly sold two teen girls, ages 15 and 17, for sex by posting his phone number in ads for escorts. He was taken into court Wednesday charged with two counts of sex trafficking of a child. (New York Post)

Boerum Hill/Fort Greene — A month after a lawsuit from Boerum Hill neighbors against the Boerum Hill-Fort Greene site was settled, developers started putting in permits for the project’s five buildings. There will be three new buildings and and two others will be renovated on the plot of land between Flatbush Avenue, Third Avenue and State Street. (Patch)

Boro Park — Detective Michael Moy filed a $1.3 million suit against the city months after posting a complaint about his workplace tensions at the 66th precinct with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He accused fellow cops of referring to blacks as “monkeys,” calling a Muslim detective “Taliban” and repeatedly invoking “filthy Jews.” (Boro Park 24)

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