Tag: police

29-year-old critically injured by driver fleeing police in Brooklyn

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May. 29, 2024 By Kirstyn Brendlen

A driver fleeing from police slammed into a civilian vehicle and critically injured a 29-year-old woman in Bushwick on Sunday in the second police-chase related casualty in the neighborhood this month.

FDNY makes first lithium-ion battery arrest at Flatbush bike shop

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Apr. 16, 2024 By Dean Moses & Brooklyn Paper staff

A Brooklyn merchant wound up in fire marshals’ handcuffs for improper storage of highly-flammable lithium-ion batteries inside his business — the first arrest of its kind ever reported in New York City, FDNY officials announced Monday.