The following information was supplied by the 78th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
Rims and Tires Gone!
A booster stole all four rims and tires off a car parked on Garfield Place sometime between July 5 and 6.
The victim told police that he parked his 2009 black Infiniti between Fourth and Fifth avenues at around 7:30 p.m. on July 5. When he returned to his ride the next day at 2 p.m., he found that someone had removed all four rims and tires off his car, which are worth $6,000.
Another Set of Rims and Tires Gone!
A crook snatched another set of rims and tires worth $2,500 off a car parked on Prospect Park West sometime between July 5 and 6.
The 40-year-old victim told police that he parked his gray Audi between 13th and 14th streets at around 9 p.m. on July 5. When he returned the next day at 8 a.m., he realized that someone stole all four 18-inch titanium rims and tires off his ride.
Five Thieves Rob Man for iPhone
Five robbers grabbed a man who was standing in front of his Prospect Park West home and stole his iPhone on July 3.
The 24-year-old victim told police that he was standing in front of his home, between Ninth and 10th streets, at around 12:15 a.m. when five black males grabbed him and one restrained him from behind. One of the crooks stole the victim’s iPhone. They released the victim after one minute and all ran away. The victim was not able to give proper descriptions of the robbers and there are no cameras in the area.
Pizzeria Wallet Snatch
A thief snatched a wallet and a cell phone that a man left at a Fifth Avenue pizzeria near 14th Street on July 2.
The 20-year-old victim told police that he left a pizza shop, which is on the northeast corner of 14th Street, at around 9:50 p.m. When he realized that he left his iPhone, wallet and credit card in the shop, he went back to look for them at around 10 p.m. However, when he arrived his belongings were gone.
Months of Identity Theft
An identity thief used a Park Slope woman’s name, social security number and address to open an American Airlines account, try to get a loan and have bills be sent to the victim’s First Street apartment between March and July.
The 40-year-old victim told police that she has been notified about multiple incidents where someone is using her New York state non-driver’s license, social security, date of birth and address. First on March 1, someone showed American Airlines an ID with the victim’s information on it to open an American Airlines account, but was denied because the address was wrong. The crook also used her identification to try and get money from a service called “Bill Me Later” and also had a bill for $1,437.11 sent to the victim’s home on First Street.