Browsing: 61st precinct

Neighbors Kenan Taskent.

At first, Kenan Taskent doesn’t distinguish himself as a particularly pious man. His thick Brooklyn accent, proclivity for Marlboro cigarettes, and charmingly abrasive personality doesn’t square with the stereotype of a typical Muslim standard bearer. “When I talk to people, they say: ‘Are you kidding me? I would never take you for a Muslim. They…

Police & Fire Source: NYPD

Police have shared surveillance photos of a man wanted for turning a gun on a McDonald’s cashier earlier this week, in what we hope is a copycat crime inspired by the company’s lovable, recently relaunched Hamburglar character. As we’ve reported, the suspect entered the McDonald’s at 3549 Nostrand Avenue just before 11pm on Monday, November 16, and ordered a Big Mac, cops…

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5 Cops are searching for a man who slammed a judge’s head into a tree Monday near East 16th Street and Avenue R, ABC 7 reports. The news channel identified the victim as 60-year-old Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Leon Ruchelsman. According to police, the suspect shoved Ruchelsman off the sidewalk into a tree Monday afternoon. The…

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CompStat reports are produced by the New York Police Department on a weekly basis. We summarize the week’s statistics for the 61st Precinct reports every Friday. The 61st Precinct is the police command responsible for Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Kings Highway, Homecrest, Madison, Manhattan Beach, and Gerritsen Beach.

Police & Fire Auxiliary officer Ray Santiago (Left) receiving his awards.

Auxiliary officers are volunteer eyes & ears for local precincts. It was an honor to award them w/ @MarkTreyger718 — Councilman Deutsch (@ChaimDeutsch) November 12, 2015 The 61st Precinct’s Community Council celebrated Veterans Day by honoring two auxiliary police officers who arrested a group of teenage hoodlums allegedly involved in an attempted robbery that occurred over Halloween…

News 2739-15 Missing 61 Pct 11-5-15 PHOTO

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 57-year-old Sheepshead Bay man who went missing Thursday after visiting a bakery on Avenue U. According to the NYPD, Chi-Shing Louie, who lives on East 26th Street, near Avenue V, was last seen at 10am leaving the Good Family Bakery at the corner of Avenue…

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