Cops: Dollar van driver drove the wrong way

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63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach

Bumpy road ahead

Cops cuffed a directionally challenged dollar van driver who was going the wrong way on Kings Highway on Oct. 15, police reported.

Police say the driver sped through red lights and stop signs on Avenue M at 4:30 pm and caused vehicles to serve. When cops finally stopped him, the man injured two of the arresting officers, the police report stated.

Whiskey in the car

Police arrested an allegedly intoxicated driver who tried fleeing the scene of an accident on Glenwood Road on Oct. 16, reports state.

According to the police report, the driver — who had four open bottles of whiskey — tried to leave an accident on Ralph Avenue at 4 pm.

Police say he had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.

Graphic graffiti

Cops arrested a 17-year-old teenager who was in possession of marijuana and was spray-painting property on Avenue U on Oct. 16, cops stated.

Arresting officers say they caught the teen red-handed on E. 33rd Street at 6:30 pm, according to the report. Officers say the teen has had prior arrests.

Ruthless robbery

Officers handcuffed an alleged thief who socked a man in the face on Ralph Avenue to steal his phone on Oct. 17, according to authorities.

Police say the perp punched the victim near Flatlands Avenue at 6 pm. Officers say that the victim — whose face is bruised from the attack — helped police identify the suspect.

— Vanessa Ogle

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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