Saturday, November 13, 2010

Brooklyn, You’ve Just Been Googled


My very own neighborhood in The BK – literally, just a few blocks from where I live – has been infamously documented by Google Street View.


Google Street View helps capture drug-ring suspects




Earth to drug dealers -- Google is watching!

Three brazen heroin dealers were captured in Google Street View images working their favorite Brooklyn drug corner, where they peddled their product to hipsters and other dope fiends, law-enforcement sources said yesterday.

Multiple images captured along Jackson Street and Kingsland Avenue by the search engine's ubiquitous camera car show the trio milling about in front of the Neighborhood Grocery -- one of two East Williamsburg bodegas where they set up shop.

"A lot of people sell drugs in front of here. They have to clean up the streets. Children learn what they see," José Ruiz, 33, an employee of the Neighborhood Grocery, told The Post.

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