Twin Robberies on Ryerson Street: This Week's Police Blotter

Electronics stolen from two units in separate incidents on May 2.

The following was compiled from information provided by the New York Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.


  • On April 29 at 11:40 p.m., a perp tapped a woman in her 30s on the shoulder as she walked eastbound on Fulton Street at St. James Place. When she turned, the suspect grabbed the woman's purse and took off southbound on Clinton Avenue in the direction of Atlantic Avenue.
  • At a CVS in The Andrea building on Myrtle Avenue, a shoplifter made off with $78 worth of hair care products after a tussle with a security guard on April 30 at around noon.
  • Ingersoll Houses was the scene of a robbery May 1 when two perps entered an elevator at 46 St. Edwards St. and took a 36-year-old woman's wallet from her purse at 10:30 a.m.
  • While walking down Willoughby Street at Fleet Place on May 6 at 10:30 a.m., a man was struck in the back of the head by unknown persons causing cuts and bruising to the right side of his face. The suspects tried to steal the man's phone, but failed.


  • Police charged Thomas Miller, 23, with resisting arrest and punching an officer in the face on May 3 at 2:35 a.m. The incident occurred at a city Department of Housing office at 39 Auburn Place. The officer was treated and released from Brooklyn Hospital for scratches to the face and mouth. 
  • A 28-year-old stuck another woman, 20, over the head with a food processor during a dispute at 81 N. Portland Ave. on May 3 at 10:30 a.m. The 28-year-old then accused the younger woman of attempting to stab her with a knife, saying, "I'm going to kill you b**ch," during an argument over household chores. The younger woman's 1-year-old child was at the residence at the time of the incident.
  • Malik Lacey, 32, was arrested for hitting a police officer with his 2009 Dodge four-door sedan and knocking him to the ground while driving recklessly on Carlton Avenue on May 4 at 8:09 p.m.
  • A 19-year-old man said another man hit him over the head with a glass mirror at a residence at 43 N. Oxford St. on May 5 at 2:30 a.m. causing a small cut to the top of his head. The suspect was arrested later at the scene.


  • An $8,000 wedding band was stolen from a kitchen counter at an apartment on Rockwell Place while the owner was away on the afternoon of April 30. The window to a balcony was left open and may have been the point of entry for the burglar.
  • The metal gate of a residence on Clinton Avenue was stolen by two perps who loaded it into a white Chevy truck sometime between April 26-28. Surveillance footage of the incident may be available.
  • In the first of two incidents at an apartment building on Ryerson Street between Park and Myrtle avenues, a resident returned on May 2 at 5:30 p.m. to find his MacBook, iBook G4 and Nikon camera missing. The suspect(s) may have entered through a second floor rear window.
  • The second incident in the same building on Ryerson also occurred on May 2, with the resident finding her Powerbook, Panasonic camera, Kodak digital camcorder and jewelry missing.
  • A computer, monitor and fax/copy machine was stolen from Achievement First Endeavor Middle School on Waverly Ave. sometime during the morning hours of May 5.
  • After unsuccessfully trying to break into  on the night of May 4-5, perp(s) smashed the front passenger window of a company van and removed a hammer, saws, pipe thread and a cordless power drill kit.
  • When a security alarm failed to activate upon opening , an employee discovered $500 in cash missing from a file cabinet in the backroom. The security company said unknown person(s) disabled the alarm.


  • In the latest report of , a car owner reported a catalytic converter removed from a vehicle parked on the street on Washington Avenue on April 29. Sensor wires were also taken.
  • While at Brooklyn Academy of Music for dance practice, a woman's purse containing cash, ID and a debit card was stolen from a bag placed on a chair on April 30 at 6:20 p.m.
  • American Self Storage was the location of a possible theft of air rifles worth $2,350 sometime between April 23-May 1.
  • The owner of a food cart parked outside Atlantic Terminal on April 30 at 5 p.m. said two teenage males pretended to buy a kebob and then ran off with the food without paying. One of the teens then threw a bottle, which hit one of his burners and damage the cart's window.
  • A $1,500 heat timer was stolen from a storage room at Whitman Houses on May 2. Numerous NYCHA employees have access to the room.
  • A woman visiting the Social Security office at 625 Fulton St. on May 2 left her place in a waiting area to go to the bathroom without taking her purse with her. When she returned, the purse was gone.
  • While at Dollar Savings store on Fulton Street, a man discovered his wallet missing from a pants pocket on April 27 at 2:15 p.m. The man did not recall getting bumped.
  • At the Classon Av stop of the G train on May 4 at 2 a.m., a 30-year-old man realized his wallet was missing. The man said he last used his MetroCard that was in his wallet upon entering the system at Lorimer St-Metropolitan Av station.
  • Police arrested a 55-year-old man for taking a $20 bill from the pants pocket of a 29-year-old woman while riding on a northbound No. 2 train on May 4 at 5:08 p.m.
  • An unknown person took a man's wallet, removed his ID and a debit card and dumped the rest in a trashcan in the emergency room of Brooklyn Hospital on the night of May 3-4. 
  • A woman's Louis Vuitton wallet was stolen from a pocketbook stowed in the bottom compartment of a baby stroller at Target on May 5 at around 3 p.m.
  • At around the same time and place, a woman's handbag was stolen from a baby stroller while shopping at Target.
  • Police arrested a 22-year-old woman for taking a man's wallet and flask at BAM on the night of May 5.
  • During a night of heavy drinking, a resident of Atlantic Terminal Houses noticed his front pocket cut open and credit, debit and ID cards missing on May 6 at around 2 a.m. 

Grand Theft Auto

  • Pierre Loudougie, 23, was arrested for entering a parking lot at Brooklyn Navy Yard with a tow truck and taking a 2010 Nissan Altima on April 30 at 2:31 p.m. Surveillance footage at the scene caught Loudougie committing the act.
  • A 1993 Honda Civic was reported stolen from a street space in the vicinity of 222 Clinton Ave. on May 2.


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