Police: Man stole yoga mats from Court Street gym

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook

Om man

Police cuffed a 52-year-old man on Sept. 12 for swiping a bunch of yoga mats and other workout equipment from a gym on Court Street on Aug. 23.

The suspect allegedly entered the gym studio between Union and President streets at 10 pm and grabbed a pair of boxing gloves, five yoga mats, 20 headphones, two twist balls, and one laundry bag, according to authorities.


Police cuffed a guy who they say punched a woman as she walked up the stairs to her apartment on Centre Mall on Sept. 9.

The woman told police she was on her way up to her unit in the building between Columbia and Hicks streets at 12:15 pm when she got into a verbal spat with the guy, which escalated when he slugged her in the face. Officers arrested the suspect on Sept. 13.

Bad passenger

Police cuffed a 32-year-old man for refusing to pay his cab fare and then found he was carrying drugs on Sept. 13.

The taxi driver walked into the Union Street police station at 4:26 am and told police his passenger refused to cough up the cash for his ride, according to authorities.

Police then found 24 orange tablets without a prescription on the suspect and added on the charge of possession of a controlled substance, cops said.

Park surprise

A creep flashed a woman in a park at Amity and Hicks streets on Sept. 8, police said.

The 33-year-old woman told police the cad was lying on a bench and then exposed himself to her as she passed by at 10 am.


A jerk broke a the rear windshield of a car parked on Beard Street on Sept. 11, police said.

The vehicle owner told police he left the 2015 gray Hyundai parked between Conover and Van Brunt streets and when he returned to it at 8 am, noticed the rear windshield was smashed.

Car shopping

A punk smashed in the front passenger-side window of a car parked at Bay and Henry streets on Sept. 10 and stole the owner’s cash and cellphone, police said.

The baddie swiped the guy’s Samsung galaxy cellphone and $300, according to authorities.

New manicure

Police cuffed a 56-year-old guy for stealing nail polish and shampoo from a store on Smith Street on Sept. 11.

The suspect allegedly tucked 89 bottles of Sally Hansen Miracle Gel nail polish and one bottle of Garnier Fructis shampoo into his clothes and left the store between Warren and Baltic streets at 10:45 am, according to authorities.

Toxic trespassers

Police arrested a 22-year-old guy and a 30-year-old woman for trespassing onto a Columbia Street industrial park on Sept. 13.

The two suspects entered the site near the Gowanus Canal at 10:50 am and were charged with criminal trespassing, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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