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VOL. 109, NO. 20
DECEMBER 14 — 20, 2017
Photo by Dean Moses
BY ROBERT POZARYCKI
Police need your help in fi nding
a serial burglar who struck in
Ridgewood four times since
Law enforcement sources said
the crook fi rst struck at 2:22 a.m. on
Oct. 24, when he climbed through
an unlocked window of an apartment
in the area of Fresh Pond Road
and Madison Street.
Though he walked out of the apartment
moments later empty-handed,
authorities said, the bandit would
take advantage of unsecured windows
at three other locations.
At 4 p.m. on Oct. 27, police noted,
the bandit entered a home in the
area of Fresh Pond Road and Myrtle
Avenue. He removed more than
$9,500 in electronics and jewelry.
That same day in the same area, he
managed to enter another apartment
and stole $1,000 in jewelry.
Finally, at 8 a.m. on Nov. 10, the
perpetrator burglarized an apartment
on Palmetto Street near Fresh
Pond Road. He reportedly stole $620
in electronics and purses.
Each incident was reported to the
On Dec. 12, police released video
footage of the perpetrator inside one
of the apartments. He’s described as a
white man between 20 and 30 years of
age wearing all black clothing.
Anyone with information regarding
the burglary pattern can
call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS
(for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA).
You can also submit tips to www.
nypdcrimestoppers.com or by
texting 274637 (enter information,
then the code TIP577). All calls and
messages are kept confi dential.
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