Film screw

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Lights out

Lighting equipment for a film shoot on DeKalb Avenue and Cumberland Street was stolen on July 6 or 7.

Boy Wonder Film, based on Jay Street, told police that several expensive lights were stolen from its location between 11 am on July 6 and 11 am the next morning.

Shutter thug

A thief burglarized a Cumberland Street apartment overnight on July 5 by climbing through the apartment window.

One of the two residents, a 35-year-old man, told police that the prowler stole his laptop and his roommate’s computer monitor when they were not in the abode between Flushing and Park avenues between 8 pm on July 5 and 11:45 the following night.

The victim thinks that the burglar entered through a second floor window because he discovered one had been closed that he had left open before leaving.

Gotcha, punk!

A man apprehended a teenage boy stealing a bicycle from his Lafayette Avenue garage on July 7.

The 48-year-old resident detained the 13-year-old crook at 10:20 am between St. James Place and Grand Avenue until cops arrived to arrest the juvenile.

Fight night

A mugger choked and punched a pedestrian on Clermont Avenue on July 8.

The 32-year-old victim told police that a villain punched him in the head four times and strangled him shortly after midnight between DeKalb and Lafayette avenues. The attacker then stole his iPhone.


A hoodlum in Fort Greene Park struck a man from behind, knocking him unconscious, before robbing him of his iPhone on July 8.

The victim said that when he regain consciousness after the 7:10 pm attack, he discovered the missing must-have smartphone and walked to nearby Brooklyn Hospital for treatment.

BB king

A sniper strafed a 15-year-old boy with a BB gun on Fulton Street on July 8.

First, a mysterious popping sound rattled the normal din between Adelphi Street and Carlton Avenue at 10:30 pm. Then, the lad felt the pain from the pellets ricocheting off his nose and neck, though they didn’t cause significant injuries.

Updated 2:13 pm, July 16, 2009
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Classonian from Clinton Hills says:
How much are the "used" iphones going for on the street?
July 15, 2009, 1:48 pm
Sal Parisi Sal Parisi from sheepshd. bay/midwood says:
I'm 49 yrs old,retired with no holds at all.I consider myself an advid photographer[even sold quite a few of my photos Im proud to say.I really perfer shooting wildlife;both on land, and in the water.i,m a certified scuba diver,with the equiptment available know you can take pictures anywhere at any time.I am willing to work for free,and would be interested in possibility working for you.I own a suv whichso far is my best friend,as crazy as it may sound.But so far she gets me to where ever i want to go so transportation not a problem,although gas would be kindly accepted. Thank you for any consideration,hopefully things will fall into place.BY the way I am available to start anytime. Sal Parisi
July 15, 2009, 1:56 pm

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: