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A brazen thief went on a package stealing spree earlier this week, collecting dozens of boxes from multiple homes in Crown Heights – each time opening those boxes and inspecting its contents right where he stole them.
A bizarre incident involving a mentally disturbed person snatching a baby from a stroller in the women’s section of 770, saw prosecutors drop the most serious charge – a felony – against the accused perpetrator.
Police are investigating the shooting death of a 26-year-old man on Montgomery Street early Friday morning in Crown Heights.
A couple was killed Wednesday evening during a reported robbery in progress in their Crown Heights home on Winthrop Street.
Police in Belgium arrested a man who is suspected of trying to ram with his car an Orthodox man and a child on a street in Antwerp.
A series of Friday night robberies targeting Jewish men is now being investigated as a possible hate crime by the NYPD.
A would be thief was apprehended after grabbing a fistful of bills and coins from a bucket that was meant for charity. Shomrim located the woman and police arrested her.
A fourteen year old was busted after passing counterfeit currency at a number of Kingston Avenue stores. Shomrim successfully alerted the police who took the kids into custody. Later they discovered that he targeted over a dozen area stores.
A clueless mugger attempted to rob a Jewish man at knifepoint on Friday night on Crown Street, in the ‘heart’ of Crown Heights.
A mezuzah will again go up on the doorpost of the Undergraduate Students Association Council at the University of California-Los Angeles, after having been forcibly ripped off multiple times in the past few years. It will be rededicated next week in the presence of a group of onlookers that the student and a campus rabbi are attracting in response to the act of vandalism.
A predator that was facing up to 30 years in prison for attacking woman in Crown Heights, and was turned in by his own mother, was given a sweetheart plea deal – despite prosecutors refusal to even entertain one.
As the new year was being rung in, one Jewish family in Crown Heights had the misfortune of having one of their apartment windows shattered by errant gunfire at midnight.
Two NYPD cops were suspended for allegedly blowing off a 911 call to check on a Crown Heights woman — who was later found dead in her home, her husband being the primary suspect.
A suspected terrorist blew himself up inside an underground walkway between Times Square and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan during the morning rush. Four people have been injured.
A Jewish man was violently mugged Thursday evening and his cellphone was taken by two teens. Unrelenting, the victim chased one assailant and managed to recover his phone. Collaboration between Shomrim and Police led to the perpetrator’s arrest.
Reports of gunshots inside a Crown Heights building prompted police to raid the basement unit of the Union Street building and discover a suspected illegal gambling den.
Authorities are looking for a man who they say hailed a yellow cab in Crown Heights, then robbed the driver after being taken to Brownsville. The perpetrator is still at large.
A 15-year-old girl is lucky to be alive after a bullet meant for someone else tore a hole in her coat, leaving her shaken but unhurt. The incident occured on Shabbos afternoon in front of Congregation Ahavas Moshe, also known as the Maple Street Shul.
Heavily armed agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, along with other law enforcement agencies raided a house on Brooklyn Avenue in Crown Heights as part of an ongoing firearms trafficking investigation.
Police detectives say that the alleged victim of anti-Semitic harassment has retracted vital portions of his story, and that the suspect in the incident has been released without charge.