The following information was supplied by the 78th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
The Jewel Thief
A burglar stole almost $3,000 in jewelry and electronics from a Seventh Avenue apartment on Feb. 4.
The two victims, both 25-year-old residents, told police that they left their apartment, between 11th and 12th streets, at around 8:15 a.m. and locked their door. However, they did not lock the back window off the fire escape. When they came back home at around 9:05 p.m. their apartment was ransacked. The crook got away with an Apple laptop, a PC laptop, a pair of gold earrings with diamonds and an aquamarine stone, 10 pearl earrings, five watches, and six necklaces with aquamarine pendants.
Police arrested a man for strangling his wife in a Fourth Avenue bodega and stealing her keys on Feb. 5.
The 51-year-old victim told police that she was in a bodega between Bergen Street and St. Marks Place when her husband came up from behind her and put his hands around her throat and strangled her at around 10:25 a.m. He then put his hands inside her pocket and removed her keys. The 54-year-old man was arrested for robbery.
Car Stolen from 12th Street
A crook boosted a car parked on 12th Street sometime between Feb. 6 and 9.
The 49-year-old victim told police that he parked his tan Buick between Fifth and Sixth avenues on Feb. 6 at around 6 p.m. When he returned to get his 4-door sedan on Feb. 9 at 8:30 a.m., it was gone. Police said that it was not towed.