Crime & Courts

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Astoria Times

Man struck, killed while crossing Lefferts Blvd.

SOUTH OZONE PARK — An older man was killed in an auto accident Sunday afternoon as he was trying to cross Lefferts Boulevard, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Mother gets 15 years in prison for killing son

KEW GARDENS — A 24−year−old mother was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday for suffocating her 4−month−old son more than two years ago, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

LI man on drugs sped down Grand Central: DA

GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY — A Long Island man was arrested last week for allegedly speeding on the highway while high on marijuana, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police launch search for Forest Hills rapist

FOREST HILLS — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a fugitive who they say raped a woman near Queens Boulevard and 69th Road last week. Comment.
Astoria Times

Stolen ATM cards used to buy MetroCard

JAMAICA — Police were looking for a man who they say used stolen ATM cards to purchase his subway fare at the Jamaica Center−Parsons⁄Archer Station Sunday. Comment.
Astoria Times

Brick, bike seat thrown at two women: Brown

ELMHURST — Two men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly assaulting two women with a bike seat and a brick, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man crossing street died after car hit him

Officers responded to a call of an unresponsive man found at the intersection of 165th Street and 46th Avenue around 8 a.m., police said. An investigation determined the man attempted to cross between two parked vehicles and was struck by a 2008 Nissan Altima traveling eastbound on 46th Avenue, police said. Comment.

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