Police Beat: 62, 68 and 72 blotters

January 13, 2015 Editorial Staff
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68th Precinct

Between Monday, January 5 and Monday, January 12, the 68th Precinct received reports of one robbery and three burglaries. The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.


On Saturday, January 10 at around 5:15 p.m., a victim was exiting a bank at 92nd Street and Third Avenue when an unknown white male in his twenties pointed a black firearm at him. The perp demanded the victim’s wallet.

Although the victim didn’t sustain any injuries, the perp fled the scene with the wallet, which contained $200.


A victim returned to his home at Sixth Avenue and 71st Street on Monday, January 5 at 12:30 p.m. only to discover that an unknown suspect had entered the location.

The suspect had ransacked the residence and stolen both jewelry and money.


On Monday, January 5 at 2:05 p.m. at Fourth Avenue and 68th Street, a victim parked his commercial truck to get food.

When he returned, he discovered an unknown suspect had removed a laptop, backpack and cell phone from the vehicle.


On Thursday, January 8 at 11:30 p.m., a victim returned to his home at Sixth Avenue and 72nd Street to discover that an unknown suspect had damaged the front door.

When the victim entered the residence, he discovered that the perp had stolen various electronic devices, including a laptop and an external hard drive.

72nd Precinct

Between Monday, January 5 and Monday, January 12, the 72nd Precinct received reports of two grand larcenies and three assaults. The 72nd Precinct serves Sunset Park, Greenwood Heights and South Park Slope.

On Tuesday, January 6 at 10 p.m., a victim returned to 44th Street and First Avenue, where his vehicle, a white box truck, had been parked and discovered that it was missing. There was no broken glass discovered at the scene nor were there any nearby surveillance cameras. A canvass was conducted with negative results. It was also confirmed that the driver had left the keys in the truck when he parked it on Monday, January 5 at 5:30 p.m.


A 32-year-old male Hispanic states that, between January 4 at 3 p.m. and January 7 at 4 p.m., his vehicle was removed from a parking spot underneath the Gowanus Expressway at 40th Street and Third Avenue without his permission. Cops say that the unknown perp subsequently got the vehicle, a 1989 Ford, stuck on the guardrail support, where he left it. The victim recovered the vehicle from the scene. Screwdrivers were recovered inside it.


On Saturday, January 10 at 2 a.m., at a nightclub at Second Avenue and 47th Street, a perp being escorted out of the establishment for being unruly struck the bouncer in the face with a closed fist, causing bleeding and swelling. The perp, a 24-year-old black male, was arrested for assault without a weapon.


On Saturday, January 10 around 6 p.m. at Fourth Avenue and 56th Street, police say that a juvenile punched another juvenile, causing scratches to the right side of the victim’s face. The victim does not want his assailant to face charges.


During a verbal dispute on Thursday, January 8, at 11:45 a.m., a 13-year-old male black student, pushed a 34-year-old white female principal, and punched her repeatedly in the left arm at a school located at Fifth Avenue and 19th Street. The victim received contusions in three places and was treated for the injuries.

62nd Precinct

Between Monday, January 5 and Thursday, January 8, the 62nd Precinct received reports of three grand larcenies, two burglaries and one felony assault. The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend


A married couple living near New Utrecht Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway got into a dispute over dinner at around 8:35 p.m. on Monday, January 5.

According to cops, the 28-year-old male began to fight with his wife, 20, over the food she had prepared. Police report that the man assaulted his wife by punching her in the stomach and hitting her with a glass bottle. The fight escalated and the woman threw a crystal ball at her husband, causing a deep cut to his head. The woman was taken to Coney Island Hospital and the man to Lutheran Medical Center.


A 54-year-old woman returned to her apartment near Bay Parkway and West Ninth Street at around 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, January 8 to find her front door open and various jewelry missing. The perp or perps had fled in an unknown direction.


An unknown perp charged $3,251 to a Bensonhurst man’s credit card that he was supposed to receive in the mail. The charges were made at the Apple store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on November 28. Video surveillance footage from the store is being reviewed by police.


At approximately 10 p.m. on Thursday, January 8, a 33-year-old man parked his 2006 gray Dodge near 14th Avenue and 65th Street and left it running with the keys in the ignition. While he stepped away from the vehicle, an unknown perp entered the vehicle and drove away, going northbound on 14th Avenue.


A 2007 black Ford van was stolen while parked near Bay Ridge and New Utrecht Avenues at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 5. There were no street cameras in the area and police have not apprehended anyone in connection with the crime.


Approximately $1,000 was stolen from a Bay Ridge Avenue apartment on Thursday, January 8 around 7:30 p.m. The lock on the front door of the apartment, occupied by a 42-year-old female, had been damaged. Cops say the perp fled in an unknown direction and neighbors did not see anything.

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