As we mentioned yesterday, there was a shooting on Greenpoint Ave. Police now have the suspect in custody — a 51-year-old, retired cop named Gene Barrett. He’s being charged with attempted murder, robbery, assault, burglary and menacing. Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, on Greenpoint Avenue near the intersection of McGuinness Boulevard in the Greenpoint section, police […]
Around 3 pm this afternoon, a shooting and possible police standoff took place on Greenpoint Avenue near the intersection of McGuinness Boulevard.
Eighteen-year-old Sergio Reyes died Sunday morning after holding up Garden Deli — which is just a block from the Jefferson L stop — with a fake gun. Police caught up with him soon after on Star Street, where he was shot and killed. He was in possession of the fake gun when he was confronted: […]
As DNA reported a few days ago, there has been a very troubling uptick in rapes in Greenpoint. Reports of assaults in the neighborhood were up 62% last year. Police Captain Peter Rose got himself in a lot of trouble after the article ran by saying he wasn’t “too worried” since most of the rapes […]
Few details have emerged and the victim’s name has not been released. From NBC New York:
The incident happened on Monday at Knickerbocker Laundry Station in Bushwick: A man was caught on video stealing a 4-month-old puppy named Pippen from a locked room in a Bushwick laundromat Monday afternoon, police said.
The stabbing took place just blocks from the Bedford Avenue subway stop and around the corner from the newly-opened Whole Foods. DNA has more: A man was critically stabbed by three muggers who robbed him of his cellphone in Williamsburg Monday, police said.
The victim, Ian Sklarsky, says he “doesn’t remember if the chocolate bar was a Snickers bar or a Milky Way.” Poor guy. Judging by the welt on his head one thing’s for sure; it wasn’t a Three Musketeers: A Bushwick artist was attacked by a man who hit him with a partially eaten chocolate bar, […]
Gothamist has been reporting multiple burglaries of lobbies in Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Keep an eye out for your neighbors when those packages arrive from Amazon Prime! From the police report: 1) On Monday, October 19, 2015, between the hours of 1200 and 1500, the suspects entered the lobby of an apartment building on Woodpoint Road, […]
Looks like Greenpointers will need to find a new place to buy their vitamins, greeting cards, and homeopathic elixirs: Marcin Jakacki, 35, and his wife Lilian, 49, owners of Chopin Chemist in Brooklyn, doled out pills to “customers” who often used prescriptions from stolen pads written to obviously fake names like “Chanel” and “Coach.”