Browsing: 63rd precinct

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Police are searching for three suspects they say robbed a group of teenagers in Marine Park on Monday, July 27. The victims, who range in age from 15 to 18 years old, were hanging out in the park around 10:40pm when they were approached by three black men, one armed with a gun, who demanded…

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A hearty congratulations is in order. After attending a rigorous Twitter training seminar in September (following a series of missteps), the NYPD is finally ready to join the social media stage. On December 2, the 61st, 62nd, 63rd, and 68th Precincts all tweeted their first tweets! Though the Twitter accounts have been open since the summer, it seems they are finally…

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Thomas Dunikowski, who fired a rifle at a group of rowdy teens on his Stuart Street block in 2011, has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Following a mistrial last year, when jurors acquitted him of attempted murder charges but deadlocked on assault charges, Dunikowski struck a plea deal with prosecutors. He pleaded guilty…

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Neighbors packed the Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park on Tuesday night to question representatives of the 63rd Precinct about the NYPD’s security plans a day after teenagers ran rampant through Kings Plaza mall. Lieutenant Vito Ardito of the precinct’s special operation’s unit that oversees response to disturbances like that at Kings Plaza, sought…

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(I wish there was a synonym for candidate that began with “b” so we could have really rocked that headline, but…) A notorious package thief who has been nabbing UPS and FedEx deliveries in Midwood and Marine Park all summer was busted thanks in part to the efforts of City Council candidate Chaim Deutsch, the…

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The Marine Park man accused of attempting to kill rowdy teenagers hanging out in front of his house last year will face a new trial after a judge called a mistrial when jurors hit a deadlock. Thomas Dunikowski made headlines in June 2011, when he allegedly opened fire on a group of teens who refused…

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Authorities rushed to a patch of shoreline near Gerritsen Avenue near Lois Avenue early Sunday morning, where a woman was found dead, naked and charred by fire. Police say the victim was a young black woman in her late teens or early twenties, according to PIX11. The body was found near the water in the…

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A militant Jewish organization announced over the weekend that it will send “security teams” to Marine Park, calling for Jewish residents witnessing anti-Semitic acts of vandalism to “smash the neo-Nazis to pieces physically.” The Jewish Defense Organization is deploying their patrols in Marine Park, Borough Park and other areas that were recently targeted by anti-Semitic…

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