“If it’s not bolted down, they’ll steal it.” It’s a sad story, but a reality in Crown Heights. A young boy found this out after leaving his bike unattended outside the Kol Tuv Supermarket Thursday. The thief made off with the bike, but later dumped it after Shomrim volunteers tracked him down. The bike was recovered, and returned to its owner.
A bochur walking on Lefferts Ave near Kingston Ave Tuesday night was the victim of an attempted robbery by a group of teens hanging out on the block. The bochur immediately called Crown Heights Shomrim and 911. Job Final: One Under!
Crown Heights Shomrim has released a PSA warning the community of an uptick in car thefts in New York City. Shomrim reminded the community that car thefts occur when keys or key fobs are left in vehicles or drivers leave their cars unattended with the motor running. Don’t be a victim!
A car thief that thought he could get away with a slick car theft in Crown Heights Friday morning, found out he was wrong after business employees and Crown Heights Shomrim tracked him down. Job Final: One Under.
Another shooting shocked Crown Heights Wednesday evening, just a day after a teenager was shot and killed on a street just a few blocks away. A man described as skinny and wearing a black mask reportedly shot and injured a man by a deli on the corner of union Street and Utica Ave around 6:00pm Wednesday evening.
A teenager who was charged in a gang assault and robbery of another teen girl in March was shot and killed Tuesday on a street in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
Nickalus Thompson, a 21 year old rapper and musician, was found unresponsive after being shot multiple times on a Crown Heights area street. He was rushed to Kings County Hospital just a few blocks away, where he was pronounced dead.
Crown Heights Shomrim is advising the community of an old scam that has returned to Crown Heights, fooling people into giving money for “breaking” someones expensive bottle of booze. Please be aware of this scam. Don’t fall for it.
A pair of car break-in thieves in Crown Heights struck multiple times in the early hours of Tuesday morning, rummaging through vehicles and taking items.
A 311 call over a group of Crown Heights residents loitering in front of a building on Sterling Street and Brooklyn Ave ended in one arrest. The incident sparked false rumors of a crackdownvover social distancing violations in Crown Heights.
While Officers from the NYPD continue to chase down 311 complaints for social distancing, porch thieves are having a field day. This social distancing porch pirate has been active in Crown Heights since before Pesach. If you see him stealing packages, make sure to let the dispatcher know that he is not wearing a mask for a robust response.
Approximately 4:00pm Friday afternoon, Crown Heights Shomrim responded for a shoplifter in the Empire Kosher Supermarket in Crown Heights. The man was placed under arrest for shoplifting by the 71st precinct. Job Final: One Under.
With the help of Crown Heights Shomrim, a thief attempting to steal tools from a construction site was arrested Thursday and charged with trespassing. Job final: One Under.
The NYPD has launched an investigation after a 46 year-old man was found fatally stabbed in front of a Crown Heights home Tuesday night. He was transported by EMS to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
If someone physically assaults another, we teach our children to call the police. If someone attempts to lure them, we teach our children to turn to the police for help. When someone threatens or makes dangerous remarks, we teach our children that if you see something, you say something, and right away call the police. But what do you do when the police are not helping, rather playing a double standard?
Crown Heights Shomrim has published a Public Service Announcement regarding Fridays Shomrim Alert. Their message, “No Police Report, No Crime.”
Crown Heights Shomrim has published an alert notifying the community of a man that has attempted to lure children and approach adults in Crown Heights. If you see this man, please call 911 and Crown Heights Shomrim immediately at 718-774-3333.