Cops busted a man for who they say tried to steal shoes from a Flatbush Avenue boutique on Feb. 27.
An employee told police the suspect snagged several men’s sneakers from the store between Fourth and Atlantic avenues at 5:40 pm, before skipping past the registers with his ill-gotten footwear.
Police cuffed the man that day on a misdemeanor larceny charge, cops said.
Police arrested a 64-year-old man allegedly caught looting a Fifth Street construction site on Feb. 27.
The suspect crept into the worksite between Fifth and Sixth avenues at 1:30 pm and took a drill, cops said.
Cops busted the man that day on a felony burglary charge, according to police.
Cops have given up the hunt for the forger who attempted to buy food at a Fifth Avenue taco joint with bogus cash on Feb. 27.
An employee at the store between St. Marks Place and Warren Street told police the guy attempted to buy a meal with a fake $100 at 3:50 pm.
The worker held on to the bogus bill, and didn’t hand over any food, but police have closed the case without any arrests, cops said.
Police cuffed a man after he was allegedly caught driving drunk at Grand Army Plaza and found in possession of a machete on Feb. 28.
The arresting officer claims he spotted the suspect’s 2001 Ford Explorer driving erratically near Eastern Parkway at 9:20 pm, and when he pulled him over, found he exhibited all the classic symptoms of inebriation, including bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.
The cop also found the man in possession of the brush-clearing tool, which earned him a felony weapons charge, according to police.
— Colin Mixson
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.