Police are searching for two groups of men who held up victims at gunpoint in Crown Heights this month, stealing jewelry and money. Both incidents occurred in broad daylight.
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A man was arrested after shoplifting from The Marketplace grocery store in Crown Heights. Store employees followed the man around the neighborhood, and when finally calling Shomrim the man was apprehended and swiftly arrested.
The residents of a Crown Heights apartment building recently noticed that some of their mail was going missing from their mailboxes. This coincided with several instances of identity theft among the building’s residents, with fraudulent transactions worth tens of thousands of dollars – all of which were a huge headache and took many hours of effort to resolve.
Last week, a Crown Heights Jewish woman awoke in middle of the night to find a stranger standing in her bedroom. Though terrified, the woman remained calm and demanded that the stranger leave. Thankfully, the man obeyed.
A 30-year-old Queens man is in custody following a violent crime spree in Crown Heights. The incident began with a car-jacking on Eastern Parkway, escalating into a shooting near Kingston Avenue and ending with a home invasion on Sterling Place – where he was finally apprehended and his firearm was recovered.
According to data released by the NYPD, shooting incidents have increased dramatically in Crown Heights during the past few months relative to the number of incidents during the same time period last year.
A police officer was seriously injured early Sunday morning when a bicycle was thrown from the 5th floor of a Crown Heights apartment building and landed on his head.
A 23-year-old African-American man was stabbed to death on Utica Avenue in Crown Heights early Shabbos morning.
A car burglar on the prowl at 6:00am was apprehended by a group of Shomrim volunteers, following a phone call to their hotline.
The driver of a speeding SUV fled the scene of a Midwood Street accident, after the force of the crash flipped a double parked vehicle onto its side. Police suspect that the car may have been stolen.
Police in the 77th Precinct of Crown Heights are investigating a multiple stabbing incident in Lincoln Terrace Park on Rochester Avenue, that injured two men and left one man dead.
A large group of rowdy teenagers set out on a course of menacing and harassment on Eastern Parkway, culminating with one pulling a knife on a Jewish man and threatening him. Meanwhile, two girls from the group accused a Jewish teen of threatening them with a gun.
An African-American man was found shot to death inside his Crown Heights apartment yesterday (Monday) morning.
Yesterday, Wednesday, at about 6:00pm, two Jewish girls in their early teens were walking on Eastern Parkway toward Nostrand Ave. when they were approached by two African-American men in their late 20s to early 30s.
After a long winter hiatus, the Crown Heights wheel thieves are back in business. Their latest victim: a white Acura sedan parked on Brooklyn Ave. near the corner of Carroll St., whose wheels were stolen in middle of the night and the car’s body left resting on crude cinderblocks.
Four people, three men and one woman, were rushed to Kings County Hospital after a shooting in a Crown Heights park on Motzei Shabbos.
A 37-year-old African-American man died after being shot multiple times during an argument outside a Crown Heights apartment building Thursday evening, DNA Info reports.
On Motzai Shabbos, residents discovered swastikas and hate-filled messages scrawled on the wall of a Hatzalah garage in Crown Heights. Earlier, on Shabbos morning, residents found leaflets with printed swastikas spread around in the same area.
A 16-year-old public high school student was arrested this morning after he destroyed several gumball machines belonging to a Kingston Ave. merchant.
A graffiti artist was caught mid-act and arrested last night as he was defacing the side of a Crown Heights building with spray-paint, thanks to the swift action of Shomrim and the NYPD.
Viera Rodriguez, a 65-year-old man, was arrested for stabbing another man in Crown Heights Sunday morning after a heated argument broke out between them.
On a Sunday night, the evening of Monday, the 27th of Sivan, 5737 (June 12, 1977), Avrohom Eliezer Goldman, HYD, was tragically and brutally torn from our midst at the tender age of 17.