Pothead Discovered to be Packing Heat: This Week's Police Blotter

Incident occurred on the roof of a North Portland Avenue building.


This blotter was compiled using information provided by the New York Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. 


At 3 p.m. on Dec. 12, a 14-year-old male said an unknown perp approached him at the B 52 bus stop at Vanderbilt and Greene Avenues. The perp and told the male to, "run your pockets and give me your phone." When the male said no, the perp punched him in the face, causing swelling and pain, but did not get away with any of the male's property. 

At 3:50 p.m. on Dec. 12, a 14-year-old male said a number of unknown perps approached him at Dekalb Avenue and Fort Greene Place. The suspects punched him in the face and took the male's property. 

At 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 13, a 17-year-old male said three male perps approached him as he walked through the park at Greene Avenue and Fulton Street. One perp went through the male's pockets while the other two surrounded him, all three warning the male to not move or else he would be hurt. When the male tried to escape and defend himself, the perps attacked him. The male ran away, leaving his backpack behind in the process. In it were his headphones and keys. 

At 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 14, a 15-year-old male said four unknown perps surrounded him as he was walking on South Portland Avenue and Lafayette Avenue. One suspect asked "What's in your pockets?" and when the male said "Nothing," the suspect reached in his pocket anyway, grabbed his white iPhone and all suspects ran away.  

At 10:03 p.m. on Dec. 16, a 25-year-old woman was waiting for a northbound train at the station at Fulton Street and Washington Avenue when two males approached her. They pushed and grabbed at her, attempting to take her iPhone 4, but she was able to run away while screaming for help. The perps fled the train station and ran in an unknown direction.


At 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 10, a 43-year-old man attacked a 31-year-old woman inside a Clinton Avenue residence. He grabbed the woman by the throat, causing injury to her neck. The man said he criticized the woman's dog and she became angry and attacked him. He was arrested in connection to the incident on the scene.

At 1 a.m. on Dec. 13, a 55-year-old man approached his girlfriend, 45, in an Adelphi Street residence, saying "You are ruining my life, get out of my life." He then pushed her to the ground, jumped on top of her and began to choke her, causing scrapes to her knees and pain to her neck. The man was arrested in connection to the incident on the scene. 

At 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 14, a 33-year-old man attacked a 26-year-old woman within Ingersoll housing. He smacked her in the face numerous times and pushed her head into the trunk of a car, causing substantial pain to the back of her head and neck. He then began to choke her, causing her to lose her breath and experience pain. He also attempted to punch her in the head. The man was arrested in connection to the incident on the scene. 

At 9:50 p.m. on Dec. 15, a police officer observed a man on the roof of a North Portland Avenue building. The officer asked the man, 31, what he was doing and the man said "Just smoking some weed." When the officer asked the man for ID, the man swung at the officer and attempted to flee. The man was arrested in connection to the incident on the scene. Upon arrest, it was discovered that he was in possession of firearms.


At 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 10, a 44-year-old woman discovered her television, iMac computer and assorted jewelry missing from her Greene Avenue home. There was no signs of forced entry, nor any broken windows or locks. 

At 8 p.m. on Dec. 9, it was discovered that an unknown perp broke into the fenced-in lot of a Carlton Avenue business by cutting the lot's fence chain. A used craftsman tool, used microwave, used household furniture, new automotive parts and antique furniture were removed from the scene. 

At 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 12, a 73-year-old woman discovered someone tried to break-in to her Clermont Avenue residence by way of a back basement window. The perp could not get into the home and no property was taken.

At 6:14 p.m. on Dec. 13, a 28-year-old reported that while he was at work, unknown perps forcibly entered his Myrtle Avenue apartment and took his Mac laptop, iPad 2, iPod Touch and iPad3 mini. The building's landlord witnessed three males leaving the building with backpacks. 


At 11:15 a.m. on Dec. 13, a woman said she forgot her belongings on the counter of Home and U Inc. variety store on Myrtle Avenue and walked out without them. She returned to the store immediately and her property was gone. The store's cashier said she didn't see the woman's belongings, which consisted of her money, credit cards and debit card. 

At 6:40 p.m. on Dec. 14, a 27-year-old woman said she was walking near Irving Place and Gates Avenue when an unknown perp came from behind her and snatched her iPhone from her hands. 

At 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 15, a 25-year-old woman's purse went missing while she attended a concert at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple on Clermont Avenue. In it were her iPhone, wallet, debit card and driver's license. 

At 7 p.m. on Dec. 8, a 36-year-old man parked his 1996 Acura at Washington Avenues and Gates Avenue and went home. When he returned to his car at 10 a.m. on Dec. 11, the vehicle was missing. There were no signs of broken glass. 

BK Artist December 19, 2012 at 04:20 PM
"Pothead discovered to be packing heat". What is this? The New York Post?
BRADY December 20, 2012 at 05:13 AM
People who smoke pot are mellow and peaceloving this is a LIE


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