Crime & Courts

Friday, June 5, 2009

Astoria Times

Police name victim in Flushing hit−and−run

FLUSHING — Police said they have identified a man who was struck and killed by a car in front of Flushing Hospital last week. Comment.
Astoria Times

Hogue leaves Creedmoor, brought back by police

QUEENS VILLAGE — Larry Hogue, a man who terrorized the Upper West Side of Manhattan in the 1990s, was picked up on his old stomping grounds by police last week after he walked away from the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Florida man drove drunk on holiday: DA

QUEENS VILLAGE — A 20−year−old man was arrested on drunk driving charges last week after he allegedly celebrated Memorial Day more than he should have, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Drunk driving leads to woman’s arrest: Brown

SOUTH JAMAICA — A Queens Village woman was arrested on drunk driving charges last week after she allegedly swerved and struck a parked vehicle with her car while arguing with her husband, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Car accident in Maspeth claims lives of three men

MASPETH — Three people were killed last Thursday when the driver of a car lost control of the vehicle and smashed into a concrete barrier, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Trucker victim of robbery at gas station: Police

ASTORIA — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery at a gas station Friday. Comment.
Astoria Times

Jewelry, over $200K stolen from boro home

DOUGLASTON — Police were investigating who stole more than $200,000 in cash from a Marathon Parkway resident Saturday night. Comment.
Astoria Times

Two teens accused of $5 mugging in Fresh Mdws.

FRESH MEADOWS — Two teenagers were arrested last week after allegedly mugging another young man on a handball court for $5, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man attacked, robbed on playground: Police

BAY TERRACE — Police were trying to find two men who attacked another man on a park playground to steal $20 last week. Comment.

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