Just watch me
Cops arrested a guy for robbing
a jewelry store on Fulton Street and
assaulting a police offi cer on Oct. 5.
According to the report, an employee
of the store near Bridge
Street saw the man walk out of the
store with a watch at around 4:57
When a police offi cer tried to arrest
the man, he resisted arrest and
pulled out a metal object that he
used to hit the offi cer in his hand,
causing a laceration. Cops booked
the suspect and charged him with
robbery and assault.
Food fi ght
A man assaulted a store employee
while trying to steal food
from a bodega on Livingston Street
on Oct. 4.
The victim told cops he confronted
the man for stealing from
the store near Nevins Street at
around 2:37 pm, when the suspect
punched him in the face.
Cops caught up with the guy
later that day, arrested him and
charged him with robbery and assault.
A perp robbed a restaurant on
Montague Street on Oct. 10.
The store told police the sneak
thief snuck into the store near
Henry Street at around 1:30 am and
made off with $500 in cash.
A pirate robbed a car on Bridge
Street on Oct. 5.
The victim told cops he left his
car unlocked near Fulton Street at
around 6:56 pm. When he returned
around 8:00 pm someone had jacked
his MacBook, iPad, AirPods, and
credit card from his car.
— Ben Verde
FORT GREENE–CLINTON HILL
A thief grabbed a single plastic
water bottle from a Flatbush Avenue
7-11 on Oct. 4.
Police said a sticky-fi ngered man
walked into the convenience store
near DeKalb Avenue around 5 p.m.,
grabbed the bottle, and walked out.
When an employee tried to stop him
from taking off, the lawbreaker
punched him in the face and took
off. The employee was not seriously
More than a fi stfi ght
A verbal argument got physical
COURIER L 8 IFE, OCTOBER 15-21, 2021
One dead after Belt
on Navy Street on Oct. 8.
The victim told police he was
fi ghting with the bruiser near Tillary
Street just before 3 a.m. when
she allegedly started hitting him
with a metal object, injuring his
head, hands and back before running
Offi cers arrested the tough on assault
A brute who had already been arrested
once allegedly struck a police
offi cer on Dekalb Avenue on Oct. 7.
Police said offi cers were transporting
the goon from Brooklyn
Hospital to Brooklyn Central Booking
at about 2 a.m. when he allegedly
hit a cop in the face with his elbow
and shoulder, causing a laceration
Cops added charges to the alleged
perp’s already-in-progress arrest.
Buying food wasn’t enough for
one sneak, who broke into a Lafayette
Avenue eatery and stole several
pricey pieces of tech on Oct. 6.
The victim told police the bandit
climbed over the security gate
at Olea Mediteranean Taverna near
Adelphi Street just before 3 a.m. and
pocketed an iPhone, an iPad, and an
iPad Mini before hopping back over
the gate and disappearing into the
night. The devices do not have GPS
A pickpocket allegedly nabbed
an iPhone on DeKalb Avenue on
Sept. 30, then tried to get the phone’s
owner to pay to get it back.
Police said the victim realized
his phone was missing in Atlantic
Terminal at 12:30 p.m. He made
his way to the nearby Apple store to
call his phone — and was surprised
when someone answered and demanded
$50 to return it. The victim
then laid eyes on the alleged fi lcher,
who tried to fl ee on an electric
scooter but was caught by police offi
cers near Green-Wood Cemetery.
Offi cers arrested the man and
charged him with grand larceny by
A sneak stole and tried to use
four different credit cards on St.
James Place on Oct. 3.
Police said the victim realized
her cards were missing and that
someone had unsuccessfully tried
to make purchases at 5 a.m., prompting
her to cancel all the cards and
report the theft to police.
On Oct. 5 around 5:30 p.m., police
arrested the alleged thief after
he tried to use the stolen card to get
through the turnstile at the Union
Square subway station near East
14th Street. An offi cer approached
him and he handed over one of the
stolen cards — upon further investigation,
the cop found the other three
stolen cards and synthetic marijuana
in the pirate’s pockets.
The C train proved to be a lucky
spot for a fi lcher who stole a woman’s
wallet on Oct. 6.
The victim said she hopped on
the downtown train at Columbus
Circle on her way home to Waverly
Avenue around 7:30 p.m. The following
morning, she discovered
her wallet was missing and that the
thief had used her credit cards.
A crook stole a locked e-scooter
on Flatbush Avenue on Oct. 6.
Police said the victim left his
scooter locked near DeKalb Avenue
at 3 p.m. When he returned almost
two hours later, the he discovered
the scooter missing and the lock
One thief left a parked car behind
but stole a bag full of valuables
on Greene Avenue on Oct. 8.
The victim parked his car with
his bag inside near Grand Avenue
at about 12 a.m. He went back out
to the car a few hours later to fi nd
his bag, containing his Macbook
Air, drivers license, social security
card, and reading glasses, had been
— Kirstyn Brendlen
BY KIRSTYN BRENDLEN
One person is dead after being
hit by an allegedly drunk driver
on Belt Parkway early Monday
Police said they were called
to a crash on the westbound side
of Shore Parkway near Erksine
Street just after 1 am on Oct. 11,
where a BMW i8 had rear-ended a
Honda Pilot in the left lane. A police
vehicle was stopped behind
the two cars with its emergency
lights on after the crash when Audrey
Edmond, driving at “an apparent
high rate of speed,” crashed
her 2019 Nissan Rogue into the
back of the police car and struck
35-year-old Peter Tse, the driver of
the BMW, who had stepped out of
The force of the collision
sent Tse over the guardrail and
into the eastbound lanes, police
said. Emergency responders pronounced
him dead at the scene.
Offi cers arrested 35-year-old
Edmond on the scene on charges
including vehicular manslaughter
and driving while intoxicated.
No other injuries were reported
as a result of the crash, and the
NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation
Squad is investigating.
According to NYC Crash Mapper,
there have been more than
100 car crashes and injuries on
that stretch of the Belt Parkway
since 2016. The NYPD reports that
there were more than 3,000 vehicle
crashes in Brooklyn last month,
with “alcohol involvement” listed
as a contributing factor to 65 of
those incidents, more than double
the number of alcohol-involved
crashes in each of the other boroughs
except for Queens, which