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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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Fake Cops Steal Hundreds From A Student Food Vendor On Avenue Z


By Sean Egan on Dec 13, 2016 04:46 pm
Screenshot from Google Maps.Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding two men who pretended to be cops in order to search a food vendor and rob him of $550, according to police. The robbery took place on Wednesday, September 14 at around 12:15am, on Avenue Z and East 14 Street. The two men approached the food ...

60th Precinct Crime Blotter: Perp Pulls Baby’s Head, Robs Mother While They Wait To Take Christmas Photos


By Sean Egan on Dec 13, 2016 04:17 pm
police-tape-source-mikey-k-flickr.jpgThis is a blotter of this past week’s crime in the 60th Precinct, which includes Coney Island, Brighton Beach, and Gravesend. We’ve divided the crimes up by type: robbery, assault, burglary, and larceny. For those who aren’t familiar with the police jargon, robbery is different than burglary in that burglary means breaking into a place ...

Assemblymember Hikind Speaks To The Powers That Be Regarding The Ocean Parkway Changes


By Sean Egan on Dec 13, 2016 03:08 pm
Assemblymember Dov Hikind. Photo by Sean Egan/Sheepshead Bites.Assemblymember Dov Hikind is not messing around in his attempt to stop the traffic changes to Ocean Parkway. He had a meeting yesterday with the NYS Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), an official from the city DOT (NYC DOT), a representative from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office and several other pols to air his grievances about ...

Police Believe Corrections Officer’s Ex Was Behind Her Assassination


By Sean Egan on Dec 13, 2016 02:00 pm
Alastasia Bryan. Photo via Facebook/Sergeants Benevolent Association.Police believe that the death of Alastasia Bryan, 25, the rookie corrections officer who was shot to death in Georgetown on December 4, was orchestrated by her ex-boyfriend, according to a report by DNA Info. Her ex, who police have not named, was reportedly furious when Bryan asked him to give the BMW she had been leasing ...

Asa Roberts Faces Over A Century In Prison For Raping An 82-Year-Old Brighton Beach Woman


By Sean Egan on Dec 13, 2016 11:28 am
Photo of Asa Roberts provided by the NYPD.Asa Roberts, 20, was convicted yesterday in the rape of an 82-year-old Brighton Beach woman last year, according to acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. His array of charges include rape, sexual abuse, assault, burglary, robbery, and trespassing. He faces 122 years in prison when he is sentenced on January 10. “This defendant committed a ...

Win $3,000 For Your Dream Project In The Neighborhood


By Carly Miller on Dec 13, 2016 10:17 am
14606345_10154601235641018_2448204966119005829_n.jpgDo you dream of making your neighborhood a more colorful, healthy, or creative place? Perhaps you have a stellar idea for starting a greenhouse or a soccer league, building a rain catchment system, painting a mural, or starting a community garden? Now is a perfect time to channel neighborhood anxieties into local activism that strengthens ...

Morning Mug: “There Are Some Things You Learn Best In Calm, And Some In Storm.” — Willa Cather


By Sean Egan on Dec 13, 2016 09:45 am
Photo by Katia Nunes.Morning Mug is our daily showcase of photographs from our readers. If you have a photograph that you’d like to see featured, send it to photos@sheepsheadbites.com. Also, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter.

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