68th Precinct Police Beat: Perp fires gun outside car window, no one injured

Between Sunday, April 3 and Saturday, April 9, the 68th Precinct received reports of two burglaries, two grand larcenies and one case of reckless endangerment. The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.


A 32-year-old man was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment for firing a loaded firearm outside the window of vehicle. According to cops, a 28-year-old man saw the perp firing shots near 66th Street and 12th Avenue on Friday, April 8 at approximately 10 p.m. No one was hit or injured by the shots.


A restaurant near Third Avenue and 76th Street was burglarized and nearly $26,000 of property was stolen on Saturday, April 9, sometime between 1:30 and 7:15 a.m. Cops say that three unknown perps broke into the eatery though the window on the side of the building. Once inside, the burglars broke open several cash registers and stole the money. The perps also forced open a safe in the restaurant’s office, stealing some of its contents. According to the victims, approximately $20,600 was stolen along with gold jewelry worth around $5,000.

Video surveillance showed two perps, both wearing hoodies, sweatpants and masks, enter the eatery and steal the goods before exiting the building through a south side window.


Sometime between Thursday, April 7 at around 3:30 p.m. and Friday, April 8 at about 4:40 p.m., a crook broke into a home belonging to a 56-year-old woman near 13th Avenue and 62nd Street. Cops say  that, earlier, three unknown perps had ttempted to break into the home, but were unsuccessful. However, they returned hours later to break in through the side door and cut themselves in the process, leaving blood on the scene. Once inside, the perps stole around $275 worth of items, including an air conditioner,  two aluminum awnings and one aluminum swing door.

Though no arrest has been made, a neighbor told police that he could positively identify the three perps.


A 37-year-old man’s car was stripped of its tires and rims after he parked it near 90th Street and Dahlgren Place sometime between Sunday, April 3 at around 6 p.m. and Monday, April 4 at 6:30 a.m. The parts from the 2015 Honda sedan are worth approximately $1,800. No arrests have been made.


Cops say thieves made off with the rims and tires from a car parked  on the northeast corner of Seventh Avenue and 90th Street sometime after the owner, a 40 year-old man, left the vehicle on Sunday, April 3 at around 9:30 p.m. The four rims and tires are valued at around $3,000. The victim returned the next day at approximately 10:30 a.m. to find that the wheels were missing.

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