Crime & Courts

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Astoria Times

Two women arrested in Bayside purse theft

BAYSIDE — Two women whose purses were stolen Friday got some satisfaction after police arrested two suspects, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

111th Pct. investigates Oakland Gdns. burglary

OAKLAND GARDENS — A homeowner on the 53rd Avenue block of 206th Street was the victim of a daytime burglary, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police arrest man in Bayside robbery

BAYSIDE — A man who stopped to use the restroom in the park at 46th Avenue at 211th Street got an unpleasant surprise when a gun was pointed at him, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Patrolmen arrest fleeing bank robber: Police

JAMAICA — Police caught a man suspected of robbing a bank at gunpoint Tuesday just blocks from the 103rd Precinct, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Paramedics greeted with bedbug infestation at scene of injury

ROCKAWAY PARK — Paramedics called to attend to a victim who had fallen last weekend had to don isolation suits to carry her out of a bedbug-infested room in Rockaway Park, the FDNY said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Ozone Park woman hit man, drove drunk: Cops

BROOKLYN — An Ozone Park woman was arrested on a range of charges after striking a pedestrian with her car in Brooklyn Saturday night, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man arrested for making LIRR bomb threat : Cops

JAMAICA — A New Jersey man was arrested on a range of charges after he ran through a Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station last week while allegedly making a bomb threat, the Queens district attorney's office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Jamaica man attacked vehicle with driver sitting inside: Cops

JAMAICA — A Jamaica man allegedly smashed the windshield of a car standing in front of his house last week, the district attorney's office said. Comment.

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