Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook
A bad guy tried to steal money from a deli on Smith Street on April 12.
The bozo attempted to hold up the cashier at the store between Carroll and Second streets at 9:30 pm by pretending to have a gun in his right hand, but the cashier refused and the guy fled without anything, according to authorities.
The cashier told police the nogoodnik is a frequent customer.
Some sneaker freak stole three pairs of Nike shoes from a hallway at a Bowne Street cruise terminal on April 16.
A Nike employee told police the six kicks were missing after he checked the inventory at the port near King Street around 3:20 pm.
A punk broke the window of a parked car on Imlay Street sometime overnight on April 17.
The victim parked his black Mercedez Benz between Pioneer and Veronz streets at 10:30 pm, but when he returned at 9:30 am the next day, he noticed some vandal had smashed his driver’s-side window, cops said. Nothing was missing from inside the car, according to authorities.
A scoundrel stole a woman’s cell from a Hoyt Street house on April 14.
The 20-year-old victim left her Samsung Galaxy phone on a table while she went to the bathroom in her friend’s house near Bond Street at 8:30 pm. But someone must have swiped it while she was gone, because it wasn’t there when she got back, according to authorities.
Police cuffed an 18-year-old guy who they say tried to break into a home on Summit Street on the afternoon of April 14.
Authorities say a 45-year-old woman was outside the home between Van Brunt and Columbia streets at 12:10 pm when she saw the suspect allegedly try to open the front door. Police arrested the teen and charged him with burglary and criminal mischief, according to a report.
— Julianne Cuba