Two break-ins

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Midnight snack

A thief smashed his way into a Smith Street restaurant on July 22 or 23 and emptied the cash register into his pockets.

The bistro between Degraw and Douglas streets, was burglarized between 11 pm and 9:20 the following morning, when an employee discovovered a pane of glass on the front door has been shattered, allowing the crook to unlock the entrance.

The worker reported that $100 had been taken from the register.

Apple cart

A hoodlum ripped off tens of thousands of dollars in electronics from a Van Brunt business on July 26.

It’s unclear how the burglar sneaked into building, south of Reed Street, but the entrepreneur suspects he came in through the window between 2:30 and 11 am.

Inside the office, the thief uploaded several Mac computers, an iPod, an electric guitar, a Play Station video game system, DJ turntables a Nikon camera, two computer routers and $23.

— Mike McLaughlin

Posted 11:33 pm, August 6, 2008
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: