PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS — A 22-year-old man was arrested for carrying a gallon jar full of marijuana at a neighborhood subway station by officers who stopped him for trying to get through a turnstile illegally, the NYPD said.
The man was trying to use a bent MetroCard to enter the Parkside train station at Ocean Avenue around 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said.
When two officers stopped the man, a search revealed he was carrying nine small vials, two mason jars and a gallon-sized glass jar of marijuana in his backpack.
The man was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and forgery on Sept. 9 and released from custody, court records show. He due back in court in November.
Other notable crimes in this week’s blotter from the 71st Precinct in Crown Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and East Flatbush include:
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► A 33-year-old woman was arrested after she attacked another woman with a fork at a Maple Street home around 6 p.m. on Sept. 10. The victim suffered abrasions to her right hand and left eye from the assault.
► An unknown suspect or suspects stole a motorized bicycle worth $1,450 from outside a dessert shop on Nostrand Avenue. The theft took place outside 1149 Nostrand Ave. on Sept. 8 around 4:30 p.m., police said. The proprietor of the eatery said his employee had left it outside the place and returned to find it missing.
► A man was hospitalized for two gunshot wounds after officers found him inside 249 Lefferts Ave. when they responded to calls of shots fired at the location around 11 p.m. on Sept. 12. The man suffered two wounds to the groin and was taken for treatment at Kings County Hospital.
► A 20-year-old man's apartment at 651 Rutland Rd. was burglarized on Sept. 13. He told police his mother left a fire escape window open and when he returned to the apartment at 2 p.m., he found more than $2,000 worth of electronics and video games missing from the home. There were no signs of forced entry, police said.