Crime & Courts

Friday, Sept. 25, 2009

Whitestone Times

35-year MTA vet pleads guilty in teen sex sting

KEW GARDENS — A veteran Metropolitan Transportation Authority employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he attempted to meet an individual he believed to be a 14-year-old Queens girl for sexual relations, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Flushing man gets 15 yrs. for beating officer: DA

FLUSHING — A Flushing man will spend up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating a policeman in Jackson Heights with a baseball bat and stealing his weapon and handcuffs, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said this week. Comment.
Astoria Times

Teen killed 21-year-old, then discarded gun: DA

EAST ELMHURST — An East Elmhurst teen was arrested after allegedly killing a 21-year-old in East Elmhurst Friday, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Corona man accused of assaulting woman

CORONA — A Corona man was arrested after allegedly punching a woman in the face while she held her 2-year-old daughter, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Victim robbed of beer bottle, then stabbed

EAST ELMHURST — Two Corona men were arrested after allegedly stabbing a man after swiping a beer bottle from the individual’s hand, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

NYPD officer, 42, dies in car crash on BQE

ELMHURST — A city homicide detective from Long Island died Saturday following a crash on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man tried to bring gun on flight at LGA: Brown

LAGUARDIA AIRPORT — A Florida man was arrested last week after he tried to bring a loaded gun on a flight out of LaGuardia Airport, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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