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A 25-year-old Coney Island man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for fatally shooting his good friend in 2013 because he believed the victim was romantically involved with his sister, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced today. Johnny Velez-Garriga, 25, was convicted on June 18 on one count of second-degree murder and one count…

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Next Tuesday, August 4, is National Night Out Against Crime, when more than 15,000 communities across the country join with their local police precincts to take back the streets from unlawful activity. In New York City, station houses throughout the five boroughs will be hosting festivals, block parties, cookouts and other events meant to strengthen…

Police & Fire gang graffiti on walls of marshalls
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More gang-related graffiti has been spotted around the neighborhood, this time on the walls of Marshalls on 86th Street near Bay 19th Street. The white markings read “86 LRZ” and in smaller letters “La Raza” referring to an 86th Street branch of the Mexican La Raza gang that dominates Coney Island. A tipster, who asked to remain anonymous,…

Police & Fire Suspect in grand larceny for the 62nd precinct
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Cops are trying to track down a pair of women suspected of robbing a sleeping passenger on the N train. The 26-year-old female victim fell asleep on the N train on Saturday, May 16, at 5am, while riding from 34th Street in Manhattan to Brooklyn, cops said. When she awoke at 18th Avenue, her wallet and phone — which…

Police & Fire Source: NYPD
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Police are looking for a woman they say broke into a Gravesend home and grabbed a fistful of cash last week. The victim, a 40-year-old man, found the suspect in his 28th Avenue home on Tuesday, July 14, at 1:45pm, cops said. After the suspect fled the home, the man noticed that $120 had been removed. The suspect is described as…

Police & Fire gang graffiti in bensonhurst
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Despite recent sightings of graffiti associated with two notorious Central American gangs, there appears to be no organized crime in Bensonhurst or Bath Beach, according to police authorities. As we reported last week, tags related to the ruthless Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and Sureños (SUR 13) have been spotted all over New Utrecht Avenue. The 62nd Precinct’s newly assigned Captain Anthony Sanseverino told Bensonhurst Bean today…

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The NYPD 62nd Precinct will NOT hold its monthly Community Council meeting tomorrow, July 21. The 62nd Community Council meets on the third Tuesday of every month, except in the summer. The community is invited to attend. For additional information, call (718) 236-2501. Correction [July 21, 9am]: The 62nd Precinct Community Council doesn’t meet in the summers and will…

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