Miscreant steals handicapped parking permit from parked car

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76th Precinct

Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill–Red Hook


A crook shattered the window of a woman’s car parked near Hoyt Street on Dec. 30 and stole her handicapped parking permit.

The 52-year-old woman told police she parked her vehicle near Baltic Street overnight and when she returned at 7:45 pm, she saw that someone had smashed the front passenger-side window and swiped her permit, according to authorities.

Can’t drive now

A nogoodnik stole a tire rim from a woman’s car parked on Van Dyke Street on Jan. 7.

The victim parked her Nissan Alloy between Richard and Dwight streets at 9 pm but when she came to pick it up, she discovered her driver’s side tire and rim had vanished.

Bad trip

A cold crook may have ruined a couple’s winter getaway after swiping warm clothes and other items from their car parked on Amity Street overnight on Dec. 21.

A 31-year-old woman parked her blue 2009 Mini Cooper between Henry and Clinton streets and when she got to the car the next day to drive to Boston with her fiance, she found her belongings — including a Canada Goose parka, LL Bean Timberland boots, ski equipment, a duffle bag, cooking equipment, other clothing, and Christmas tree ornaments — were gone, officials said.

The couple reported it to police in person on Jan. 8, officials said.

Bad passenger

A weasel ducked out of his car service without paying the fare on Richard Street on Jan. 7, police said.

The driver picked up the cad between King and Wolcott streets at about 8:50 pm and brought him to Coney Island, and then Queens, and then back to Richard Street, officials said.

The trickster told the driver he needed to go to the automated teller machine to get cash, but never came back and didn’t pay the $158 fee, according to authorities.

— Julianne Cuba

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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