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iCut you

Two thugs, one with a box cutter, held up a man for his iPhone and laptop on Calyer Street on Nov. 15.

The victim told cops that he was near Oak Street at about 9 pm when the two approached from behind, one waving the knife in his face. The other jerk took the computer bag and phone, and the two fled.

Hot for teacher

A punk kid stole a teacher’s cash and credit cards out of her purse at Williamsburg Preparatory HS on Nov. 16.

The woman said that she’d left her purse in her desk all day at the school, which is at N. Sixth and Havemeyer streets. When she checked on it at 5:30 pm, the cash and cards were gone.

Vacation burglary

Some creeps broke into a Kent Street apartment and stole two laptops while the tenant was on vacation.

The woman said she arrived at home, which is near McGuinness Boulevard, on Nov. 17 at 7:30 am to find her door busted up and the laptops missing — likely taken while she was on vacation in California for a week.

Cleaned out

A burglar stole a laptop and several passports from a Richardson Street apartment on Nov. 17 — and the tenants are blaming the cleaning lady.

The victims told cops that they noticed the stuff missing from the home, which is between N. Henry and Monitor streets, at about 7:30 am. They said that the back door was ajar and that the cleaning lady had been there hours earlier.

Cable raid

A quick thief stole more than 100 feet of black cable on Nov. 19 from the trunk of a parked car — while the driver was still inside.

The victim said that he watched as the perp circled the Luna Lighting vehicle, which was parked at Calyer and Jewel streets, at about 1:15 pm. In a fast move, the thug opened the trunk, grabbed the wire and fled.

Car thefts

There were at least two vehicle thefts last week:

• A thief stole a Honda Accord from Monitor and Herbert streets on Nov. 16. The victim realized it was missing at 9:30 pm.

• Some jerk stole a Yamaha scooter from outside an apartment at Roebling and N. Eighth streets on Nov. 20. The victim noticed the theft at about 10:30 pm.

— Andy Campbell

Updated 5:21 pm, July 9, 2018
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Dr. JoAnne Howells from Clearwater, FL says:
Found article, related to this is vicious murder by stabbing my son John T Howells, whose body was discovered Dec.9, 2010, in the theft of a cell phone. If anyone can assist with info. Please help. I can be reached at myrtsnursing2010@gmail.com.
Dec. 12, 2010, 8:49 am

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