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Carroll Gardens »

TIMELINE: 76th Precinct Gets 5th Commanding Officer in Less Than 5 Years

Capt. Elliot Colon was recently appointed head of the 76th Precinct, the fifth officer in five years.

Red Hook »

ATVs and Dirt Bikes Wreak Havoc in Red Hook, Residents Say

Police have received complaints about ATV riders and dirt bikers disturbing the waterfront neighborhood.

Red Hook »

Gang Rivalry Sparked Violence in Carroll Gardens, Police Say

A rivalry between residents of Red Hook and Gowanus housing projects led to the violence, cops said.

Carroll Gardens »

New Commanding Officer Takes Over at 76th Precinct, Police Say

Capt. Justin Lenz will be assigned to the 76th Precinct as of midnight on Wednesday, cops confirmed.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

Thefts Up 100 Percent This Year at 76th Precinct, Police Say

The precinct has faced a number of iPhone thefts and robberies involving juveniles, officials say.

Cobble Hill »

3 Men Arrested After Robbing Same Jewelry Shop Twice, Police Say

Police caught the individuals attempting to strike a Court Street shop, officials say.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Youth Court Holds Graduation, Swearing-In Ceremonies

Members of the court, ages 14 to 18, hear cases involving fellow teenagers accused of minor offenses.

Carroll Gardens »

Attacks on 76 Pct Cops Doubled in 2012 Even as Crime Fell to Historic Lows

Nearly 30 officers were assaulted in the 76th Precinct last year, police say.

Cobble Hill »

Cop's Twitter Feed That Posted 'Release Alerts' About Ex-Cons Goes Dark

Capt. Jeffrey Schiff of the 76th Precinct had been warning residents about recently released convicts.

Red Hook »

NYPD Captain Tweets Warnings About Felons Released from Prison

The controversial tactic raised concerns about released convicts not being allowed back into society.

Red Hook »

Gang Crackdown Caused Rash of Gunpoint Muggings in Red Hook, Cops Say

As cops disrupted drug activity last month, gangs sought other sources of illegal income, police say.

Cobble Hill »

Cobble Hill Trader Joe's Hit with Another Theft, But Still Has No Cameras

Another purse was lifted at Trader Joe's on Court Street, but the store still refuses to install cameras.