Crime & Courts

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Astoria Times

Maspeth woman abused her ill pet poodle

MASPETH — A Maspeth woman who stuffed her severely beaten 9−year−old poodle into a suitcase that she threw into a trash can outside her house has been sentenced to 30 days in jail, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man, woman wanted in Astoria slashing

ASTORIA — The NYPD is asking the public to help identify two individuals wanted for attacking a man with a box cutter in Astoria April 27. Comment.
Astoria Times

Cops search for attempted robbers

WOODSIDE — Police were looking for two men who they said attempted to rob a Woodside bagel store in the 108th Precinct April 27. Comment.
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L.I. dad, son, charged with fireworks dealing

BAYSIDE — Two Long Island men were busted in Bayside with 41 cases of assorted fireworks in their car May 14, police said. Comment.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Astoria Times

Cyclist killed by truck in Richmond Hill

RICHMOND HILL — A bicyclist was killed last week when he collided with a commercial truck at a busy intersection, police said. Comment.
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Flushing man arrested in vase assault case

FLUSHING — A Flushing man was arrested last week after allegedly bashing another man on the head with a glass vase, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
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Jamaica man gets 11 years for attacking wife

KEW GARDENS — A Jamaica man who attacked his wife with scissors and severely injured his infant son was sentenced to 11 years in prison last week, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (3).
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Man busted on DUI after hitting cop car: DA

ASTORIA — An Astoria man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving earlier this month after smashing his car into a police cruiser, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
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Husband charged with stalking wife

LAURELTON — A Laurelton man was arrested last week after threatening his estranged wife who had an order of protection against him, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
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Homeless woman pleads to killing infant son

KEW GARDENS — A 23−year−old homeless woman pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter in the suffocation death of her 4−month−old son, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.

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