Crime & Courts

Friday, Jan. 2, 2009

Whitestone Times

Men impersonating cops stole computer: NYPD

HOLLIS HILLS — Two men posing as detectives broke into a Hollis Hills apartment Friday and took a computer they claimed had to be confiscated for evidence, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Pick−up truck stolen off street in Bayside: Cops

BAYSIDE — A robber took off with a pick−up truck Saturday in Bayside, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Parks worker robbed in Juniper Valley Park

MIDDLE VILLAGE — Police in the 104th Precinct were searching for a man who robbed a city Parks Department employee early in the morning of Dec. 19 in Juniper Valley Park. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man in critical condition after being shot: Police

CORONA — A man was critically injured after he was shot early in the morning Christmas Eve in Corona, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Elmhurst robbery part of pattern: Police

ELMHURST — The November robbery of an Elmhurst auto parts store was labeled last week as part of a pattern of thefts in Brooklyn and Queens, police said. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009

Whitestone Times

Men who attempted burglary scared off

DOUGLASTON — Police said a Douglaston Parkway resident warded off two would−be burglars who broke into his house early Friday morning. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Items over $2K stolen outside mall: Police

DOUGLASTON — More than $2,000 worth of items were stolen from a car parked outside Douglaston Mall Sunday evening, authorities said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Cops search for man in knife−point robbery

AUBURNDALE — Police said a man held up a woman at knife−point and robbed her of her handbag late Saturday night. Comment.

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