Crime & Courts

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009

Whitestone Times

Robbers and burglars strike Bayside area

BAYSIDE — Criminals escaped with nearly $70,000 in two separate incidents Saturday, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Bklyn woman stole goods from Floral Pk. store: DA

FLORAL PARK — A 32-year-old Brooklyn woman was arrested after she allegedly attempted to steal skin care products from a Floral Park CVS Pharmacy chain store, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Clerk at Staples stole $8K in electronics: DA

BAYSIDE — A stock clerk at the Staples on Northern Boulevard allegedly stole digital cameras and laptops worth more than $8,000 in little over a month, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Mercedes-Benzes lifted from Douglaston lot

DOUGLASTON — Police in the 111th Precinct were looking for two luxury cars stolen from a private parking facility Sept. 2. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Bank staff locked in vault%A0during Auburndale heist

AUBURNDALE — Police in the 111th Precinct were looking for a trio of Hispanic men who conducted a morning bank robbery Saturday. Comment.
Whitestone Times

DA says Bronx man stole gum from Rite Aid store

FRESH MEADOWS — A 32-year-old Bronx man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to steal hundreds of packs of gum from a Fresh Meadows Rite Aid chain store, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Armed man robbed 2%A0in LeFrak City: Brown

CORONA — A South Ozone Park man faced felony robbery charges after allegedly holding up two men at gunpoint last month, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man nabbed for smashing glass in car lot: Brown

ASTORIA — An East Elmhurst man faces criminal mischief charges after bashing in the windshield of a parked car, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man choked, shoved another down stairs: DA

OZONE PARK — A man is facing assault and harassment charges after getting into a fight with another man inside his house, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Officer hurt during drug arrest in Corona: Brown

CORONA — A 49-year-old Corona man was arrested after he allegedly injured an officer while resisting arrest after being spotted putting cocaine in his mouth, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

L.I. man throws bottles at moving car: Brown

BROAD CHANNEL — A 24-year-old Long Island man was arrested after he allegedly threw bottles at another driver’s vehicle in Broad Channel, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Drunk driver crashes into car in MidVill: Brown

MIDDLE VILLAGE — A 47-year-old Maspeth man was arrested after he allegedly drove drunk and crashed his car into another vehicle in Middle Village, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Laurelton

Jamaica man accused of blocking Baisley traffic

JAMAICA — A 26-year-old Jamaica man was arrested after he allegedly got out of his vehicle, blocking traffic, and yelled at another driver, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Laurelton

Jamaica man assaulted, endangered woman: DA

JAMAICA — A 25-year-old Jamaica man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman, bit her and then caused the weapon to fire a bullet into her ceiling during a struggle, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Laurelton

Dispute over money leads to assault, arrest

Elizabeth Evans, of 112-23 199th St. in St. Albans, was arraigned Sept. 9 before Queens Criminal Court Judge Robert Raciti on charges of assault, petit larceny and harassment, Queens DA Richard Brown said. The defendant, released on her own recognizance, will return to court Sept. 24, the DA said. Comment.
Bayside Times

DA says Bronx man stole gum from Rite Aid store

FRESH MEADOWS — A 32-year-old Bronx man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to steal hundreds of packs of gum from a Fresh Meadows Rite Aid chain store, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Bayside Times

Bklyn woman stole goods from Floral Pk. store: DA

FLORAL PARK — A 32-year-old Brooklyn woman was arrested after she allegedly attempted to steal skin care products from a Floral Park CVS Pharmacy chain store, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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