Deputy Inspector John Cosgrove, commanding officer of the 77th Precinct was our guest speaker. He outlined the Impact Zone which consists of 38 officers patrolling the area between Franklin & Nostrand, from Eastern Parkway to Pacific.Full meeting minutes are posted here.
There are 14 officers assigned to the day shift: 11:30 am-5:30 pm and 24 to the night shift: 5:30 pm-2am. The officers walk in pairs and the location and timing of these patrols is determined by 1 Police Plaza, not the precinct.
Crime is down 2% for the year to date though robberies continue to be a problem and are up from last year, there have been 75 robbery related arrests since the beginning of the year. Burglaries and auto theft are down. The western side of the precinct is still seeing persistent muggings which seem to be happening mainly between 5-10 pm.
If you see [narcotics] activity on the street or know of [narcotics] activity in a building, REPORT IT. You can call 911 or 311, request anonymity, (say you do not want to talk to the police or have them come to your door), but report it with as much detail as possible: physical description, location, where the drugs are being stashed, time of day, etc.
You can also send information anonymously in writing to the precinct or email the Mayor or Commissioner Kelly. EVERY ONE of these reports gets investigated. The squeaky wheel will get the most oil. This year to date there have been 326 drug related arrests, up 340% from 15 years ago.If you observe a crime, report it with as much detail as possible:
Sunday, February 24, 2008
Saturday, February 23, 2008
1596 PROSPECT PL
Friday, February 22, 2008
MISSING WAS WEARING BLACK PANTS, A BLACK OVERCOAT, AND GRAY SHOES. SANDERSON IS OF GOOD PHYSICAL, BUT POOR MENTAL CONDITION.
Sunday, February 17, 2008
Haitian-American Daycare Center
1491 Bedford Ave (corner of Bedford & St. John's)
This month's meeting will feature Deputy Inspector John Cosgrove, the commanding officer of the 77th Precinct, as guest speaker.
Please come and bring your questions and concerns. He is attending our meeting because he wants to know how community residents feel.
Man killed leaving Brooklyn nightclub
By Tanangachi Mfuni and Jonathan Lemire
NY Daily News, Sunday 2/17/08
A Brooklyn restaurant manager was shot to death early Saturday as he left a nightclub, police said.
The victim - identified by friends as Carl Brown, 27 - was shot in the head walking across E. 98th St. in Brownsville at 4:30 a.m., police said.
Brown had been partying in the Destiny nightclub and was headed toward his parked SUV when he was struck.
"There were four shots. He was dead instantly," said a fellow clubgoer.
Full story here.
Saturday, February 16, 2008
NY Post Daily Police Blotter
A Prospect Heights man was fatally stabbed in the head with a corkscrew, cops said yesterday.
Murat St. Hilaire, 55, was found lying on the bedroom floor of his Park Place apartment Tuesday with the corkscrew still embedded in his temple. He'd also been stabbed numerous times and strangled, cops said.
Hilaires' 11-year old daughter and his longtime girlfriend, Carline Renelique, made the gruesome discovery.
"I want justice to be served! Nobody needs to go like that, nobody needs to die like that," said Renelique, who has three children with the victim.
New York Times account here.
WABC-TV report here.
The victim was pronounced DOA at the scene. There is no arrest and the investigation is ongoing.
THE DOA HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS :
CARL BROWN M/B/27
392 BRISTOL STREET
Thursday, February 14, 2008
MURAT ST. HILAIRE M/B/55
594 PARK PLACE
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
THE MISSING WAS LAST SEEN AT HER RESIDENCE 1437 CARROLL ST, BKLYN, CONFINES OF THE 71 PCT AND IS IN GOOD PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CONDITION.
CARON BROWN, F/B/14
5'3", 111 LBS, BLACK HAIR, BROWN EYES
LAST SEEN WEARING A PINK SHIRT, BLUE SKIRT AND WHITE SNEAKERS
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL CRIMESTOPPERS AT 1 800-577-TIPS (8477). ALL CALLS WILL BE KEPT STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
Friday, February 8, 2008
ISMEAL CARRASQUILLO, 191800 Pitkin Ave., Apt. 5H
in connection with the October 6 shooting death of 16-year-old named Naquan Thomas in Brownsville; details are here.
ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION AS TO THE WHEREABOUTS OF THIS SUSPECT IS ASKED TO CALL THE NYPD’S CRIMESTOPPERS HOTLINE AT 800-577-TIPS.
Saturday, February 2, 2008
VICTIM #1 - GSW to torso (critical condition)
VICTIM #2 - GSW to leg (stable condition)
EMS responded and transported the males to Kings County Hospital. No Arrests. The investigation is ongoing.
*** UPDATE ***
2 Shot, 1 Fatally, Outside Brooklyn Club
By Tanagachi Mfuni & Carrie Melago
Daily News, 2/3/08
A man was shot dead and his cousin was wounded during a shooting near a Brooklyn nightclub early Saturday, witnesses and cops said.
Rodni Ramdeo, 35, of Brooklyn was struck in the torso during the gunfire that began after 4 a.m. on Empire Blvd. in Flatbush.
His cousin, later identified as Johnny Ali, 20, of Hempstead, L.I., was hit in the leg during the shooting, which took place after the pair left a nearby club, Caribbean City.
Full story here.
Friday, February 1, 2008
THE MISSING WAS LAST SEEN ON 01/23/08 AT 0829 HRS, LEAVING HER RESIDENCE TO GO TO SCHOOL (ERASMUS H.S.).
THE MISSING IS IDENTIFIED AS : CHANIAL PALMER F/B/16
155 LEGION STREET
SHE IS A F/B/16, 5'0" AND 169 LBS. SHE HAS DARK EYES, BLACK HAIR AND WAS LAST SEEN WEARING GREY PANTS WITH A GREY JACKET AND WHITE SHOES. PHYSICAL CONDITION GOOD. MENTAL CONDITION GOOD.
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON HER WHEREABOUTS IS ASKED TO CALL POLICE AT 1(800)577-TIPS. ALL CALLS WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL.