Police have identified a pattern of work van break-ins in the neighborhood in recent months, committed by burglars who steal tools and equipment from parked vehicles.
After spotting and identifying a notorious package thief, Shomrim provided NYPD detectives with instrumental assistance, which ultimately lead to the arrest of Derrick Pricher last week.
A man was stabbed in the back inside an Eastern Parkway apartment building after getting into an argument with a “friend.” The assailant was apprehended at the scene, and the victim was taken to a nearby hospital.
Chabad of East Boca Raton, FL, which is the subject of a Federal lawsuit filed by neighbors trying to prevent its expansion, was the victim of a vandalism attack last weekend.
A Jewish man was punched in the face in a sudden and unprovoked attack by two black teenagers. The victim apprehended one of his assailants, who was arrested and police are considering charging him with a hate crime.
Yesterday, a man went on a thieving spree in Crown Heights, attempting to steal from a Kingston Avenue store and stealing multiple packages from people’s doorsteps. Shomrim volunteers cornered the man into his apartment, but he still managed to evade arrest.
Last night, Motzei Shabbos, at around midnight, a young Jewish woman was brutally assaulted and mugged in the lobby of her apartment building.
An Orthodox-Jewish man was slashed on a Manhattan subway platform in a possibly random attack early this morning.
A deliveryman for a local kosher eatery was caught on camera stealing the contents of an Amazon package that was left on the recipient’s doorstep.
A liquor store clerk nearly got away with stealing a winning lottery ticket, worth over $800, from a group of Bochurim who had brought it in to authenticate their win.
New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, along with his chiefs, lieutenants and other officials, hosted leaders and activists of Brooklyn’s several Jewish communities for the annual pre-Passover security briefing Tuesday morning at police headquarters in Manhattan.
A shirtless man was apprehended Friday afternoon after he chased a Jewish man while wielding a large knife and shouting Allah Akbar on Montgomery Street.
This morning, a car parked on Crown Heights’ busiest thoroughfare was burglarized in broad daylight, yet the thief perpetrated his crime unhindered.
On Friday night, a pair of Tefilin was stolen from inside a vehicle parked in the vicinity of Carroll Street between Troy and Schenectady Avenues.
An opportunistic thief was caught on video stealing a bicycle that was left unlocked in front of Empire Grill restaurant, located near the corner of Empire Blvd. and Kingston Ave.
A student at a Crown Heights public middle school was arrested Tuesday when administrators found a loaded gun in his backpack.
A gruesome hit-and-run accident occurred this afternoon in Crown Heights, in which a delivery worker for a local Chinese restaurant was struck by a car and seriously injured.
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force Unit is investigating an incident in which an African-American woman threw a rock at a Jewish man in Crown Heights while yelling “Hitler should have killed you all.”
Wednesday evening, two thieves approached a UPS delivery truck on Albany Avenue and stole a package off the back of it.
A young couple walking along Albany Ave. between Lefferts and Empire Blvd. late last Thursday night, presumably after an evening of drinking, broke into the vehicle of a member of the Crown Heights community and stole an iPod.
It seemed like routine fire, in a non-descript little apartment in Brooklyn, but what firefighters found was anything but routine.
Hundreds of concerned resident of Crown Heights turned out to attend an “update meeting” with the NYPD following the arrest of the person they believe responsible for the stabbing of 25-year-old Yehuda Leib Brikman.