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Police are searching for a Coney Island man who went missing last week. Zachery Merritt, 65, was last last seen on February 27, at 8pm, at his home located at 2316 Surf Avenue. Merritt is described as a black man with brown eyes, weighing approximately 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black cap and…

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A 45-year-old homeless man was found dead in a box trailer in Coney Island over the weekend, according to officials. The still-unidentified man, called only Luis, was discovered unresponsive at 3:04am in the parked truck in front of Nick’s Auto Glass shop, located at 1523 Neptune Avenue, where he may have worked, say police. Luis was rushed to 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.

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Three Brooklyn men, one of which is from Midwood, have been arrested for conspiring to aid ISIS, including a vague plot to plant a bomb in Coney Island. Uzbekistan nationals Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, 24, and Abror Habibov, 30, and a Kazakhstan citizen, 19-year-old Akhror Saidakhmetov, of Midwood, were taken into custody by NYPD and FBI agents during a terrorism raid…

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Council Member Chaim Deutsch is inviting residents to participate in a two-part community symposium on how the community can meet the growing challenges involved in countering terrorist threats and attacks that could impact our security. Featuring presentations by the NYS National Guard, the NYC Office of Emergency Management, NYPD, FDNY, the NYS Division of Homeland Security,…

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Police are looking for neighbors’ help identifying an elderly man found unconscious in a train car at Coney Island’s Stillwell Avenue station. The man was found on the train car just after midnight on Tuesday. He is described as approximately 85-years-old, 5 feet tall and about 100 pounds. He’s currently at Coney Island Hospital in…

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Cops are looking to question three men after surveillance cameras captured them exiting a Homecrest Avenue apartment building’s laundry room, where the coin boxes were found damaged the next morning. The superintendent of 2741 Homecrest Avenue was going about his duties on Sunday, February 15, when he discovered that the laundry room’s coin boxes had been vandalized. Police…

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Family, friends and authorities are searching for Brian Gewirtz, a 20-year-old Marine Park man who went missing from his Coleman Street home on Tuesday. Gewirtz, described as a white man, 5’5″ tall and weighing 130 pounds, is autistic and needs medication to treat his diabetes, according to information distributed by the family. Because of his condition,…

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