Prowler ransacks woman’s hotel room

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84th Precinct

Brooklyn Heights–DUMBO–Boerum Hill–Downtown

Room raider

A purloiner messed up a woman’s stuff in a Schermerhorn Street hotel room on June 12.

The victim told police that the prowler got into her room and went through all her bags before throwing their contents on the floor, before leaving without taking a thing at Smith Street sometime between 6:45–11:30 p.m.

Targeted swipe

Police arrested a man for allegedly raiding a Target on Albee Square W. on June 10.

The suspect grabbed luggage, clothes, and a bike, and left the store near Flatbush Avenue Extension at 6:15 p.m., before cops cuffed him at 8:36 and charged him with grand larceny, according to the authorities.

Bag bandit

A filcher stole a woman’s bag outside a Duffield Street hotel on June 9.

The victim left her purse on the sidewalk in front of the inn between Fulton and Willoughby streets when the sneak nabbed it at 7:15 p.m., along with a laptop, her passport, phone, and earphones, according to cops.

Cashing in

Cops cuffed a man for looting cash registers at a Fulton Street department store for a period spanning March 10–June 8.

The employee of the store at Hoyt Street allegedly stole $7,500 from several cash registers, but surveillance cameras caught him in the act on several occasions, cops said.

Brooklyn’s boys in blue caught up with the suspect in East Flatbush and charged him with grand larceny on June 11.

Bag snatcher

A lawbreaker snatched a woman’s bag on Court Street on June 11.

The victim was shopping when the rapscallion grabbed her bag off her shoulder and made a run for it, between Joralemon and Livingston streets at 1 p.m., according to police.

Wayward wheels

A scoundrel stole a man’s motorbike on Hicks Street on June 5.

The man left his 2012 Ducati Panigale parked between Middagh and Cranberry streets around 11 p.m., but returned the next morning to discover it was stolen, he told police.

— Kevin Duggan

Updated 9:36 am, June 19, 2019
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