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77th Precinct covering Crown Heights and Prospect Heights Felony marijuana bust A 24-year-old man was charged with criminal sale of marijuana on March 30, cops said. Police members of the Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit (SNEU) made the collar after observing the man exchanging the drug for money on the northwest corner of Lincoln Place and […]readmore

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77th Precinct covering Crown Heights and Prospect Heights Slick robbery A thief allegedly left no traces after burglarizing a man’s apartment on Feb. 20, police said. The 32-year-old victim said he came home to his Grand Avenue apartment around 1 pm to find his Mac Book Pro computer missing. There were no signs of forced […]readmore

DA Hynes Credits Sex Trafficking Unit with Saving Two Teens

Local Clergy Give Full Support Two teens, ages 15 and 17, were rescued from forced prostitution. The sister of one of the teens called the Brooklyn Sex Trafficking Hotline established by DA Charles Hynes.  An investigation led to the indictment of Artic “Scooby Da Don” Rogers and Treymaine “Trey” Songster, who held the girls against […]readmore

A Detective Story: Tawana Brawley, an open case

Interview with Graham Weatherspoon, Det. NYPD, Ret. Graham Weatherspoon (center) OTP: What do you know about Tawana Brawley’s life before November, 1987? GW: I did not know her personally, but I’ve been told she was an excellent student, a cheerleader at her high school where she got eighties and nineties in class, an honor student, […]readmore