Trove of Condoms and Cigars Stolen from Park Slope Storage Unit, Police Say

By Leslie Albrecht on July 30, 2013 1:48pm 

 A trove of condoms, cigars, cigarettes and other personal belongings were stolen from a storage unit at Storage Deluxe at 338 Third Ave., police said.
A trove of condoms, cigars, cigarettes and other personal belongings were stolen from a storage unit at Storage Deluxe at 338 Third Ave., police said.
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PARK SLOPE — A stash of cigars and condoms were stolen from a self-storage unit on Third Avenue and First Street, police said.

The 28-year-old victim told cops he recently put a new lock on his storage unit at Storage Deluxe, but visited it on July 27 to find the lock broken and all of his belongings vanished.

The stolen items included an assortment of 49 cigars and cigarettes worth $1,458,  playing cards, 18 Trojan condoms, a lighter, and tobacco paper, according to a police report.

The haul also included 18 bars of soap and 60 tubes of toothpaste.

Other notable crimes from this week's blotter at the 78th Precinct include the following, with details from police reports:

• A 51-year-old man was arrested on a felony assault charge after allegedly kicking, hitting, and choking a 43-year-old woman inside a 14th Street apartment. The man and the woman, who are in relationship, were arguing July 23 when the the confrontation turned physical. The man allegedly threw a glass at the woman's head, cutting her. The woman was taken to New York Methodist Hospital for treatment.

• A man who was on a bike ride in Prospect Park returned home to find another of his bicycles stolen from his apartment buiding on President Street and Fourth Avenue on July 27. The 36-year-old victim told cops his $3,500 Marinoni Leggero bike was stolen from a common area for which all tenants have keys.

• A 32-year-old woman had her wallet stolen when she left it inside a stroller in the lobby of a building on Prospect Place and Carlton Avenue on July 28. When the victim got home to Nevins Street, she got a phone call from Chase Bank informing her that someone had tried to use one of her credit cards to get $200.

 

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