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Ticket Take


Someone stole a woman's coat check ticket and her property. At 11 p.m. on Friday, March 7, a 25-year-old woman from Brooklyn went to a party at a restaurant on Broadway and checked her property at the coat check. When she went to leave at 3 a.m., she discovered that her ticket was missing. She went to the coat check and was told her belongings were no longer there. The items stolen were an Apple MacBook Pro valued at $1,200, an iPad 4G priced at $800, and a black-and-white Norma Kamali coat costing $800. In all, the partier was out $2,800.


Ontario Scenario


At 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, a 37-year-old man from St. Thomas, Ontario laid his jacket down on the bar in a club on Warren Street. He later picked up his jacket and returned to his hotel on West Broadway. The next morning, he realized that his debit card and cell phone were missing. He soon learned that numerous unauthorized charges had been made on his cards, totaling about $1,000. The stolen phone was a Blackberry BB10 valued at $800.


Ghastly Guests


On Sunday, March 16, a 19-year-old girl received a phone call from a 21-year-old male friend from work who wanted to come over to her parents' apartment on Spruce Street to visit while she was alone for the weekend. The girl agreed, and her friend arrived with five buddies in tow. She came to feel uneasy, and when the guests finally left at around 4 a.m., she asked to search their backpacks, but they refused. When the girl's mother returned home on the 17th, she noticed that her dresser drawer had been tampered with and some $36,500 of her jewelry was missing. Video cameras in the building may have captured the faces of the visitors. The jewelry stolen included a YW metal ring with Mexican Centavo, priced at $9,000, an Antonio Penasa white metal bracelet valued at $8,000, a WH Stone necklace valued at $4,100, and a YW metal ring with two white stones costing $3,500.


Standpipe and Deliver


At 1:24 a.m. on Sunday, March 16, the burgler threw a standpipe cap through the front door of a drugstore on Broadway. He then kicked in the glass and crawled through the hole into the store. He jumped over the front counter and pried open three cash registers, taking $180 out of each register for a total of $540, before fleeing on foot.


Harrison Haul


At 12:15 p.m. on Friday, March 14, a female employee of a jewelry store on Harrison Street discovered that items of jewelry were missing. Both the front door of the building and the front door to the business were locked when she returned. There were no signs of forced entry and no access to the building from the roof. The items stolen included Judith Leiber bangles valued at $15,000, an Ippolita link of 18 karat gold priced at $2,000, and a diamond bangle gold chain valued at $1,000. The total heist came to $19,895.


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