Crime & Courts

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Whitestone Times

Flushing man busted on drug, gun charges

FLUSHING — A Flushing man is behind bars after police from the 107th Precinct found firearms and drugs in his home March 6, a criminal complaint said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Victim cut with razor during fight over money

LITTLE NECK — A fight over money erupted on a Little Neck block Sunday that led to the victim being cut with a razor, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Driver sought in fatal hit−and−run in Flushing

FLUSHING — Police were searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed an Oak Avenue resident last week and fled the scene. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Credit cards, hearing aids stolen from car

BAYSIDE — A burglar broke into a car parked on a Bayside street, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Queens Village man led cops on 2 car chases:DA

WOODHAVEN — A Queens Village man was arraigned on reckless endangerment charges last week after he allegedly led police on a high−speed chase through the borough after officers attempted to stop his car for having tinted windows, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Far Rock man assaulted ex−girlfriend: Brown

FAR ROCKAWAY — A Far Rockaway man was charged with violating a restraining order after he allegedly assaulted his ex−girlfriend inside her apartment, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Astoria Times

Man shot at entrance of Queens Midtown Tunnel

LONG ISLAND CITY — Police said a man who was shot several times in a car in Brooklyn died from his injuries at the mouth of the Queens Midtown Tunnel as his friends struggled to find a hospital. Comment.
Astoria Times

DOI claims former city worker stole checks

HOLLIS — A former city Health Department official was arrested for allegedly stealing checks from a Queens public school nurse, the city Department of Investigation said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man struck by car on Beach Channel Drive

FAR ROCKAWAY — Police said a 53−year−old man was in critical condition Saturday after he was struck by a car on Beach Channel Drive Saturday evening. Comment.
Astoria Times

Richmond Hill teacher admits to sending sex videos

KEW GARDENS — A Richmond Hill teacher pleaded guilty to sending sex videos to three of his female students in 2007, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man, 33, charged with assault on traffic agent

WHITESTONE — A 33−year−old man was arrested and charged with assault Friday after attacking a traffic agent who was writing him a parking ticket, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Creedmoor center escapee killed by train

GLEN OAKS — A patient who fled from Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in Glen Oaks was hit by a train in Manhattan and killed Friday evening, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Illegal immigrants hired for massage parlor work

FLUSHING — A couple pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court last week to hiring illegal immigrants to work at a massage parlor they owned in upstate New York. Comment.
Astoria Times

Woman charged with cruelty for animal abuse

KEW GARDENS — A Maspeth woman was charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abusing her pet poodle and leaving it to die in a trash can near her home, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.

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