Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009

Whitestone Times

Friend struck another with wrench: Brown

COLLEGE POINT — The district attorney’s office said a 17-year-old was arraigned on assault charges after allegedly striking his friend in the head with a wrench. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Cops search for burglar who stole $21K in jewelry

OAKLAND GARDENS — Police said they were investigating a burglary where thieves pilfered more than $20,000 in jewelry Saturday. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Police charge two men with stealing wallets

OAKLAND GARDENS — Police said they arrested two men after they allegedly broke into a car and stole wallets from a woman and her mother last week. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Cops investigate stolen van driven through Bklyn

BAYSIDE — A Ford Van was stolen from 33rd Avenue last week and police believe it was driven through Brooklyn shortly thereafter, according to authorities. Comment.
Whitestone Times

60-yr.-old struck person with lantern: Police

OAKLAND GARDENS — Police said a 60-year-old woman was arrested on assault charges last week after allegedly striking another person with a lantern. Comment.
Astoria Times

Conn. man sentenced in Rosedale man’s death

KEW GARDENS — A 28-year-old Connecticut man was sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for the 2008 murder of a Rosedale man and the attempted murder and kidnapping of two other men, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man charged with impersonating officer

SUNNYSIDE — A man’s attempt at playing cops and robbers went awry when he allegedly approached an undercover police officer while posing as one himself, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Husband harassed wife while in police HQ: DA

GLENDALE — A 39-year-old man added an aggravated harassment charge to an already accumulated assault charge when he allegedly called his wife and threatened her while at central booking at Police Headquarters in Manhattan after being arrested for attacking her, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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