The following information was supplied by the 78th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
Home Looted on 4th Ave
A burglar stole almost $4,000 in electronics from a Fourth Avenue apartment on Feb. 15.
The 33-year-old victim told police that she left her apartment, between Warren and Baltic streets, at around 11:30 a.m. and locked her front door. When she returned home that night at 6:30 p.m., she found that someone had pried open her front door and looted her home. The burglar got away with two Apple laptops, a Pentax film camera, Apple iPod Nano, and Xbox games and controllers for a total of $3,775.
iPad Stolen from Gowanus Gallery
A quick-handed crook stole a woman’s purse, getting away with over $800 in electronics and cash, from a Union Street art gallery on Feb. 13.
The 23-year-old victim, an employee of Proteus Gowanus art gallery, told police that she left her bag on the floor near her desk at around 11 a.m. and went in the back of the establishment with other co-workers. When she returned to her desk at 12:15 p.m., her purse was gone. The crook, who entered through the front door, got away with her leather wallet, a debit card and credit card, $60 in cash and an iPad.
Flat Screen Heist
A burglar stole three large flat screen TVs from a Sixth Avenue home sometime between Feb. 11 and 12.
The 42-year-old victim told police that his home, between St. Marks Avenue and Prospect Place, is currently being renovated and multiple people have keys to the house. Before he left on Feb. 11 at around 5:30 p.m., he locked the front door, but the back door does not lock. After arriving the next day at 7:39 a.m., he found that someone had burglarized his home, stealing three flat screen TVs, between 37 inches and 55 inches, and 10 low volt dimmer switches, worth $1,000. Upon investigation, footprints were found in the snow leading to the home’s backdoor.