The following information was supplied by the NYPD’s 78th Precinct of the NYPD. It does not indicate a conviction.
Doctor’s Office Burglarized
A quick-handed crook stole a laptop and a $3,000 medical device from a doctor’s office on Eighth Avenue between Feb. 13 and 15.
A 56-year-old employee of Inner Fire Integrative Health Services, between Union Street and Berkeley Place, told police that she left work on Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. and everything was in place. However, when she returned on Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. she found that the office laptop and a heart rate variability machine, which is a non-invasive computer-based system designed for quantitative assessment of the Autonomic Nervous System and is worth $3,150, were gone. The employee said that multiple clients are in and out everyday and there is a camera in front of the business.
Identity Thief Charges Over $1,000 to Woman’s Account
A thief charged over $1,000 to a woman’s bank account at a Second Avenue hardware store on Feb. 14.
The 38-year-old victim told police that her bank notified her that someone had made $1,282.55 in unauthorized charges to her account at Lowe’s, near 10th Street, at around 12:59 p.m.
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A crook stole a Park Slope Food Coop employee’s cell phone and racked up over $1,000 in long distance charges on Jan. 20.
The 37-year-old victim told police that she realized her cell was missing while working at the Union Street co-op at around 8 p.m. She later found out that someone had called the Dominican Republic on her LG phone and charged $1,300 to her account.