Borough Wide: Burglary Pattern

BURGLARY PATTERN – The NYPD has added a number of incidents to a burglary pattern, where a suspect entered closed commercial establishments through the roof or air conditioner vent and removed money, scratch-off tickets or phone cards.

The first incident occurred on Dec. 14, inside of Grand 99 Cents Store on Jamaica Avenue, within the confines of the 102nd Precinct.

A second incident occurred on Jan. 17 inside of Bravo Supermarket on Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, within the confines of the 103rd Precinct. A third incident occurred two days later, Jan. 19, at 167-02 Hillside Ave., also within the 103rd Precinct. A suspect removed $5,000 from the register and back office of the location.

Two incidents were reported on Jan. 31. The first occurred at 2:41 a.m. at the Variety Store on 101st Avenue, within the 102nd Precinct, where a suspect removed $2,000 from the register and $2,000 worth of phone cards. The second occurred at 8:30 p.m. at the 99 Cent Deal Store on Liberty Avenue, within the 106th Precinct, where the suspect removed $1,200.

The next incident occurred at 3:52 a.m. Feb. 5, at the Super Pioneer Supermarket on 111th Avenue, within the 106th Precinct. The suspect removed 29 scratch-off tickets, $1,040 worth of calling cards and $1,400.

The most recent incident occurred at the Pioneer Supermarket on Jamaica Avenue, within the confines of the 102nd Precinct, at 11 p.m. Feb. 20. A suspect entered and removed $1,000 and $600 worth of phone cards.