Crime & Courts

Friday, Oct. 17, 2008

Astoria Times

17-year-old arrested in cell phone rob: NY Post

SOUTH JAMAICA - A 17-year-old was arrested last week on charges of stealing another teen's cell phone in South Jamaica, the New York Post reported Monday. Comment.
Astoria Times

Two nabbed in separate LGA gun incidents: Post

EAST ELMHURST — Two men who tried to check in illegal handguns at LaGuardia Airport in two separate incidents were arrested last week, police said, according to the New York Post. Comment.
Astoria Times

St. Albans man dies in barbershop shooting

ST. ALBANS — A St. Albans man shot in the torso earlier this month inside a neighborhood barbershop has since died of his injuries, police said last week. Comments (1).
Astoria Times

Police seek suspect in July 7-Eleven robbery

OAKLAND GARDENS — Authorities were asking for the public's help in identifying this suspect, wanted for robbing an Oakland Gardens 7-Eleven. Comment.
Astoria Times

Off-duty officer stops would-be bank robber

MASPETH — An off-duty police officer found himself very much on the job last Thursday when a Maspeth bank was being stuck up while he was inside, police said. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

Astoria Times

Woman with Alzheimer’s has gone missing

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — An elderly woman with Alzheimer's Disease has disappeared after driving off from her home last week, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Thieves target Honda wheels in Fresh Mdws.

FLUSHING — Car thieves are on a roll in the 111th Precinct, where four 2008 Honda Accords have been stuck on blocks and stripped of their wheels in the last 10 days. Comment.
Astoria Times

Staten Island man robbed Far Rock home: Cops

FAR ROCKAWAY — Police were searching Tuesday for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Far Rockaway last month. Comment.
Astoria Times

S.I. man stole electronics from home: Cops

ROCKAWAYS — Police are asking for the public's help to catch an alleged armed man who burglarized a home last month. Comment.
Astoria Times

Rosedale woman missing since September

ROSEDALE — Officers in the 105th Precinct are trying to look for a woman who disappeared from her home two weeks ago. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man too drunk to drive out of parking lot: DA

FLUSHING — A Flushing man was arrested on suspicion of DUI Sept. 29 after cops found him unable to drive his car out of a parking lot, the Queens district attorney's office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man in critical condition after Jamaica shooting

JAMAICA — A man was critically wounded Monday in a shooting in Jamaica, police said. The 34-year-old man was shot twice in the chest at 223-15 113th Ave. shortly before 8 p.m. last night. He was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital in critical condition, police said. No arrests had been made by press time Tuesday. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man busted in South Jamaica cabbie rob: DA

SOUTH JAMAICA — A St. Albans man was arrested Sept. 28 after allegedly robbing a taxi driver, the Queens district attorney's office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man arrested for impersonating taxi cop: DA

EAST ELMHURST — A Woodside man was arrested on suspicion of criminal impersonation after allegedly pulling over and taking the licence of a yellow cab driver, the Queens district attorney's office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Flushing man arrested after Astoria assault

ASTORIA — A Flushing man was arrested after a brutal assault early in the morning of Sept. 28, the Queens district attorney's office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Boro residents spray painted property: Cops

BAYSIDE — Two suspected graffiti vandals were arrested within an hour of each other early Saturday by 111th Precinct officers, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Astoria woman killed by taxi in Manhattan

MANHATTAN — An Astoria woman died early Saturday after she and a friend tried to cross a busy street, police said. Comment.

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