A crime sends shockwaves

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Earth-shaking crime!

Geological goons heisted monitoring equipment that studies the earth’s vibrations on Kingsland Avenue on March 26.

The seismic scammers made off with the costly “Instantel Minimate Plus” machine — valued at $5,000 by police — from its spot near the corner of Greenpoint Avenue between 2:30 pm and 3 pm.


Punch drunk perps ransacked a Berry Street apartment on March 24 and escaped with the resident’s laptop, iPod, cash — and champagne.

The crooks got into the apartment, which is between North Ninth and North 10th streets, between 8:20 am and 2 pm and made off the 32-year-old victim’s valuables.


Burglars pilfered a Greenpoint Avenue apartment early on March 26 — while the 27-year-old resident was asleep.

The crooks got into the apartment between 12:30 am and 3:30 am — when the victim awoke and realized that his iPod, laptop, Nintendo Wii, Playstation and credit cards were gone. The thieves got into the apartment, which is between Franklin Street and Manhattan Avenue, either through an unlocked front door or an unlocked fire escape window, cops said.

Laptop snatched

Crooks grabbed a Mac laptop from a Greenpoint Avenue business overnight on March 22.

The burglars got into the business between 1:30 pm and 7 am the next morning and used keys to unlock an office containing the 15-inch MacBook. The thieves did not snatch another laptop that was left the office, which is at the corner of North Henry Street.

— Ben Muessig

Posted 12:13 am, April 1, 2009
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