Crime & Courts

Friday, Sept. 19, 2008

Whitestone Times

Pair attacked man during rainstorm: DA

FLUSHING — A Jamaica woman and a Queens Village man were arrested after they attacked and robbed a man as he stood under a tree during a rainstorm in Flushing, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Man took wallet from shopping cart: Police

LITTLE NECK — Police said they were searching for a man who took a woman's wallet from her shopping cart at a supermarket on Northern Boulevard in Little Neck last Thursday. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Man stole wife’s personal information: Cops

BAYSIDE — Police said they were looking for a Bayside man who allegedly used his wife's personal information to open a bank account and made numerous charges. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Jax Heights man drove drunk, hit house: DA

COLLEGE POINT — A 20-year-old Jackson Heights man was arrested after he crashed his car into a College Point home and fled the scene in early September, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Woman snatched purse at McDonald’s: DA

ELMHURST — A 63-year-old Elmhurst woman was arrested after surveillance cameras allegedly caught her stealing another woman's purse, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Teen menaced with razor, robbed at mall: DA

ELMHURST — An 18-year-old Corona man was arrested after he attacked a teenager and stole his iPod earlier this month at the Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Ridgewood man beat, robbed cabbie: DA

RIDGEWOOD — Police arrested a 20-year-old Ridgewood man in early September after he beat a livery cab driver during a robbery, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man stole Red Bull drinks from supermarket: DA

LONG ISLAND CITY — A 40-year-old Long Island man was arrested last month after he allegedly stole cans of Red Bull energy drink from a supermarket in Long Island City, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

LIC woman threatens another with lye: DA

LONG ISLAND CITY — A 24-year-old Long Island City woman was arrested earlier this month after she threatened to throw lye in the face of another woman who was walking toward her apartment building, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Whitestone Times

Mets relief pitcher charged with assaulting girlfriend

FLUSHING — A relief pitcher for the Mets was charged with assault after he allegedly beat up his girlfriend in a Flushing hotel, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Woman, 81, dies crossing Queens Boulevard

FOREST HILLS — A Forest Hills woman was killed Friday afternoon when she was struck while crossing Queens Boulevard, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Wife hired bouncers to break husband’s nose: DA

LONG ISLAND CITY — A Long Island City woman faces criminal charges after allegedly trying to hire men to break her husband's nose and severely beat him, the Queens district attorney's office said. Comment.
Crime

US Open employee busted for making bomb threats: DA

FLUSHING — An Elmhurst teenager has been charged with making phony bomb threats to the Arthur Ashe Stadium during the US Open tennis championship Sept. 2, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Drunk driver rear-ends cop in S. Ozone Park: DA

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A Brooklyn man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Sept. 1 after he crashed into the rear of a police cruiser, the Queens district attorney's office said. Comment.

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