Maurice Mizrahi was storing 87 stolen parking meters in the basement of his mother's Flatbush home when she ratted him out to police. Mizrahi has been arrested seven times this year for stealing meters. Neighbors describe him as a drug addict who hasn't showered in months. He has been spotted shaking meters around the neighborhood to find ones with the most change, at which point he is able to spin them away from their base and carry them home in a shopping cart. For the NYPD to remove the 87 meters from Mizrahi's mother's basement required 15 men and took 2-1/2 hours. Police are searching for Mizrahi who they say made off with $6000 in quarters.
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