Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Astoria Times

Flushing merchant sold counterfeit goods: DA

JAMAICA — A merchant was convicted Friday of selling nearly $75,000 worth of counterfeit handbags, wallets, sunglasses and other clothing accessories, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police search for electronics thieves

REGO PARK — Police were looking for at least four men who they say stole electronics from a P.C. Richard & Son store Jan. 14. Comment.
Astoria Times

Fire damages building on Jamaica Ave.: FDNY

RICHMOND HILL — A two−alarm fire caused serious damage to a mixed−use building Jan. 13, firefighters said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police search for suspect in murder of teen

ELMHURST — Police are asking the public’s help for information regarding the murder of a Manhattan teen in Elmhurst Monday evening. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 19, 2009

Whitestone Times

Police search for person who stole car

BAYSIDE — Police said they were searching for a thief who stole a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta from a parking lot on Northern Boulevard in Bayside. Comment.
Whitestone Times

3 teens attacked, robbed 2 people: Cops

OAKLAND GARDENS — Police said they arrested three teenagers after they allegedly attacked two other people and stole one of their cell phones. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Police search for three robbers of apartment

BAYSIDE — Police said they were searching for three men who robbed a woman at knifepoint in her apartment last week in Bayside. Comment.
Astoria Times

Fla. woman had metal knuckles in luggage: Cops

EAST ELMHURST — A 22−year−old Florida woman was arrested after a pair of metal knuckles were allegedly found in her belongings as she went through a security checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport, the Queens District Attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man attacked school guidance counselor: DA

JAMAICA — A 20−year−old Ozone Park man was arrested after he allegedly attacked a guidance counselor at a Jamaica high school, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Rich. Hill man stole $26K in stamps: Cops

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A 43−year−old Richmond Hill man was arrested after he allegedly placed an order for a shipment of stamps totaling more than $26,000 in value from the Jackson Heights pharmacy at which he worked, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man attacked another with beer bottle: Police

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A 36−year−old East Elmhurst man was arrested after he allegedly struck another man in the head with a beer bottle at a Jackson Heights billiards hall, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man tried to break into apartment: Police

EAST ELMHURST — A 33−year−old Elmhurst man was arrested earlier this year after he allegedly attempted to break into a woman’s apartment in East Elmhurst and then attacked a neighbor who attempted to intervene, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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