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A thief was captures on surveillance video making off with a large package, valued at over $200, from a home on President Street in Crown Heights.
Planned protests following the death of an emotionally disturbed man has the Jewish community in Crown Heights on edge, and police beefing up their presence in an effort to head off any unrest. Video of the man menacing a number of people, with what appears to be a firearm, moments before he was shot was released by police.
A man was shot dead by police officers who were responding to a call of a person aiming a “silver handgun at people” on Utica Avenue.
Two drivers were arrested following an early morning crash on the Nassau Expressway, which involved five vehicles and tragically claimed the lives of a recently engaged couple – Yisroel Levin OBM of Flatbush and Elisheva Kaplan OBM of Far Rockaway, New York.
A shoplifter was apprehended after walking out of the Empire Kosher supermarket with over $200 worth of soap.
When police pulled over a car on Winthrop Street they discovered that the driver had a suspended license and when he was taken into custody they found a loaded firearm. One week earlier police seized a large quantity of drugs after executing a search warrant near Franklin Avenue.
A thief, who was caught on surveillance video stealing packages and blatantly inspecting the goods in plain view, was apprehended by Shomrim after a sharp eyed volunteer spotted him again searching porches for more packages.
Police are investigating a series of tire slashing’s in Crown Heights, all of which have a troubling common trait – all the vehicles had license plates indicating that were vehicles who belonged to emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
A brazen thief, who was captured on surveillance video stealing packages and opening them before deciding to take the items, caught the attention of CBS News after being posted here on CrownHeights.info.
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.