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  • Man Jumps to Death Off Brooklyn Bridge

    The helicopters hovering above Brooklyn Heights this morning signaled that something out of the ordinary was happening nearby. As many Brooklynites tweeted and news sources reported, traffic on the Manhattan bound side of the Brooklyn Bridge was halted due to a police action. NY Post: The 19-year-old was threatening to jump from the Brooklyn-bound roadway […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    November 27, 2012
  • Police Seek Brooklyn Heights RadioShack Robbers

    Police have released a photo of a “person of interest” they say may have information pertaining to a trio who robbed the RadioShack on Montague St. on the afternoon of October 28, as well as two others in Brooklyn and Queens. In each incident, three males allegedly entered the establishments while wearing ski masks, brandished […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    November 24, 2012
  • Report: Fatality on Henry Street

    A BHB reader wrote us earlier today about a fatal incident at 75 Henry Street. Gothamist newsmap reports an incident at 8:30 this morning at Henry and Orange Street of a “jumper down DOA” and that NYPD was on the scene. No further information is available. Fatal Jumper Down BROOKLYN *FATAL JUMPER DOWN* @ APROX. […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    October 28, 2012
  • Brazen Burglar Hits Two “75s”

    Police are looking for this man who is wanted for burglarizing an astonishing seven apartments in the Heights early Friday morning. The first five incidents occurred at 75 Henry St. between 4:30 A.M. and 6:00 A.M. on October 5, where the suspect allegedly gained entry to five apartments, each time being caught in the act […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    October 11, 2012
  • Thug Sentenced To 26 Years For Heights Bank Heist

    The three thugs that robbed the Sovereign bank at 195 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights last Thursday should be shaking in their shoes about now. Another loser who struck the same branch in 2011 was sentenced to 26 years in prison Tuesday—for having the audacity to actually hit the same Sovereign twice. Kings County District […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    September 5, 2012
  • Bank Robbery At Brooklyn Heights’ Sovereign!

    Police are seeking three men suspected of hitting the Sovereign branch at 195 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights at about 10:20 a.m. last Thursday. The New York Post reports that one of the thugs barked at a teller, “Put all the money on the counter! No dye pack! And don’t make me use the gun!” […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    September 4, 2012
  • Montague Street Parking Ticket Overkill? Come On!

    Are you kidding? This UPS truck parked on Montague Street Monday afternoon across from the AT&T store was adorned with not one, not two, but three parking tickets, each strategically placed so as not to overlap. I’ve never known a UPS truck to dawdle for so long that it merits this kind of overkill. Really? […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    August 28, 2012
  • 84th Precinct: Crime Down 78% In Past Two Decades, 10% Over Past Year

    Crime has caved 78% in the 84th Precinct over the last two decades and 10% over the past year, according to the 84th Precinct Community Council—comprising the neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Boerum Hill, DUMBO and Vinegar Hill. An all-out celebration of safety was held Tuesday at Borough Hall for the 29th-annual “National Night […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    August 10, 2012