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City Councilman Stephen Levin Has Car Stolen, Headquarters Burglarized On The Same Day

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City Councilman Stephen Levin needs a hug.

On Sunday morning, a thief made off with his 2000 Honda Civic in Greenpoint and, at around the same time, the councilman's headquarters were burglarized in Boerum Hill.

"I'm hoping I've reached my quota for burglaries and thefts for the year," Levin told the New York Post. "Everybody is under the impression that it is coincidental."

From the Post:

Levin's weekend from hell began Sunday at around 5:40 a.m., when he got a call saying someone had been arrested for breaking into his district office on Atlantic Avenue.

Louis Adule, 22, of Georgia was nabbed in Levin's office allegedly trying to make off with a flat-screen TV and two computer monitors, a law-enforcement source said.

When Levin left to head down to his headquarters, he realized his car had been stolen.

"I spent the next couple of hours doing police reports," Levin said. "I'm really fond of that car. It's a good car."

By Monday, Levin was already back in the swing of things, convening a meeting of a task force to discuss dangerous intersections in Boerum Hill.

The Councilman wants the Department of Transportation to look into ways to slow down traffic on Atlantic Avenue.