The following information was supplied by the 78th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
Burglar Steals Jewelry and Electronics
A burglar stole over $6,000 in jewelry and electronics from a President Street apartment on March 13.
The 28-year-old victim told police that he left his President Street apartment, between Fourth and Fifth avenues, at around 8 a.m. and did not return until 9 p.m. that night. When he returned home, he found that his apartment was burglarized. The victim told police that the crook broke in through the rear door of the apartment, causing damage to the lock, and stole a Dell laptop, two iPads, cufflinks, a diamond heart necklace, a gold pendant, Tiffany & Co. silver locket necklace, a TAG Heuer watch with an inscription, a white gold bracelet, and a yellow gold bracelet for a total of $6,350. Neighborhoods told cops that they did not hear anything unusual during the time of the burglary.
Above the Rim
A sly crook stole two tires and rims off a car parked on St. Marks Avenue and left the car on cinderblocks on March 11.
The 50-year-old victim told police that he parked his Honda Accord between Sixth and Carlton avenues at around 12:01 a.m. on March 11. When he returned to get his car that same day at around 9:55 a.m., the passenger-side tires and rims were missing and the car was sitting on cinderblocks. The victim told police that the crook stole two stock 17-inch rims and two 17-inch tires, a total of $1,470. Police said that the crook left the lug nuts on the ground near the car.