Olivia Oldham/BklynerCARROLL GARDENS – On Wednesday, June 5th, residents of the 76th precinct gathered in the basement room of the police station for the last community meeting before disbanding for the summer. Deputy Inspector Megan O’Malley gave a brief run-down of area crime in the last month, emphasizing that
(Courtesy: bee721 / flickr)WILLIAMSBURG – Police are looking for a suspect wanted for the attempted rape of a 26-year old woman in a Williamsburg apartment building yesterday. Around 5:30 am on Tuesday, January 1, the suspect approached the woman on the first-floor landing of an apartment building near Havermeyer and
BED-STUY – Police have made an arrest following the shooting death of 22-year-old Lester Jack in Bed-Stuy early last month. Tyjuan Cassidy, 39, of Crown Heights was arrested last night following an NYPD investigation and charged with murder and criminal possession of a loaded firearm, police said. Jack, the son of
BAY RIDGE – Police have arrested and charged the MTA bus driver wanted for exposing himself to young girls in Bay Ridge last week. Matthew Wohlfahrt, 28, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, public lewdness and grand larceny, police said. Last Monday, while driving a gray minivan, Wohlfahrt
Photo via Wikimedia CommonsSOUTH BROOKLYN – An NYPD Cadet was arrested in the 76th Precinct last night. Michael Vargas, 22, was arrested and charged with grand larceny, police confirmed. EAST FLATBUSH – Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a burglary that took place in East Flatbush last week.
BROWNSVILLE – A 14-year-old suspect has been identified in the tragic shooting death of 16-year-old Timothy Oyebola in Brownsville in late September. Just before 4:00 pm on Friday, September 22, police arrived at the scene of a man shot near Chester and Sutter Avenues to find 16-year old Timothy Oyebola
Police blocked off the intersection of Nostrand Avenue and Prospect Place after a shooting early Monday morning (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER)CROWN HEIGHTS – A streetcorner shooting early Monday morning has police searching for a suspect. Around 7:30 am on Monday, September 3, an unidentified man fired several shots at a
CENTRAL BROOKLYN – Over the weekend, NYPD Detective Derrick Tatum was arrested in the 70th Precinct, police confirmed. Detective Tatum, 52, was off-duty when he was arrested and charged with assault. SOUTHERN BROOKLYN – Police arrested another off-duty city employee the same day, this time an FDNY firefighter in the 68th Precinct.
Photo via Wikimedia CommonsBOREUM HILL – Sometimes, fake fights turn out bad. Yesterday, Xavier Guerrero, a physical education teacher at Khalil Gibran International Academy, was arrested after a playfight with two male students turned into a real scuffle, said police. Guerrero, 36, was arrested and charged with assault and two counts
(Courtesy: bee721 / flickr)KENSINGTON – Police are looking for three men responsible for a pre-dawn break-in at a Kensington building last weekend along Foster Avenue. The incident took place around 4:40 am, when the three suspects forced open the door to 620 Foster Avenue, said police. Inside, the men stole
One of the six paintings missing from a Williamsburg art storage facility (Via DCPI)WILLIAMSBURG – Six paintings worth millions of dollars have gone missing from a Williamsburg storage facility, police confirmed yesterday. The paintings, from the 19th-century, were stored at Crozier Fine Arts warehouse, at 106 Bayard Street, near McCarren