Two more incidents of theft in Crown Heights were reported by Tuesday afternoon, bringing the total of today’s reported thefts in the Shchunah to three.
A man was arrested in Crown Heights Tuesday after he was caught red handed by Shomrim stealing a package from a local business on Kingston Ave. Job final: One under.
Just days after protesters and looters took over the streets of New York City and the Mayor announced plans to cut police funding, eight people were shot in Brooklyn alone in just a few hours.
Following a relatively calm night of protesting, the city began to heat up with shootings across the boroughs. Manhattan, Queens , and Brooklyn all reported shootings in a troubling spike.
A chaotic scene to end the night with a massive police response and a frantic rush to the hospital. Two officers were shot, and another shot in the neck in what is looking suspiciously like an ambush style attack on police officers.
In an incident unrelated to the violent protests rocking New York City, an armed man was killed last night in Crown Heights during an altercation with police.
The south Bronx, a bad area on a good day, saw chaos, arson and looting last night in what looks to be a beginning for the borough. In another first, FDNY was targeted in the riots, leading to damaged vehicles and broken windows.
Violent riots began in New York City Saturday in protest of the death of a man during a police arrest in Minneapolis last week. As of midnight Motzei Shabbos, major protests continue in Manhattan and Brooklyn, one taking place just minutes from Crown Heights.
A woman from upstate New York who allegedly threw a Molotov cocktail at an occupied police cruiser in Crown Heights during protests Friday night has been charged with four counts of attempted murder.
“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.