Crime & Courts

Friday, Dec. 25, 2009

Whitestone Times

Vehicle wedged on roadway divider

A car is stuck on a road divider Monday evening on Hillside Avenue near the intersection at Metropolitan Avenue in Kew Gardens. No one was injured, according to fire officials. Photo by Christina Santucci Comment.
Whitestone Times

Burglar stole $3K from Flushing restaurant

FLUSHING — Police said they were searching for a burglar who broke into a restaurant on Francis Lewis Boulevard in Flushing Dec. 19 and stole thousands of dollars. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Cops search for burglar who stole $1K bicycle

FLUSHING — Police said they were searching for the thief who broke into a garage in Flushing and stole an expensive bicycle. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Drunk driver from Florida crashed car: Brown

BAYSIDE — A 21-year-old Florida man was arrested after he allegedly drove drunk and crashed his car into a fence, mailbox and bushes in Bayside earlier this month, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Burglar in Douglaston stole electronic devices

DOUGLASTON — Police said they were searching for a burglar who broke into a Douglaston home and stole electronics Dec. 16. Comment.
Queens Village

Fire rips through Queens Village home

A firefighter examines the second floor of a home in Queens Village near the intersection of 220th Street and Davenport Avenue. No one was seriously injured in the all-hands blaze, which occurred at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday, according to emergency personnel at the scene. Residents of the home credited Justin Malvacedo, 7, (inset) with alerting relatives to the fire. Photo by Christina Santucci Comment.
Crime

Bravest battle blaze in snow

Firefighters respond to an all-hands blaze at 108th Street and 97th Avenue in Ozone Park Saturday evening. Fire officials said one firefighter sustained a sprained ankle during the fire, which took about eight minutes to put out. Photo by Christina Santucci Comment.
Astoria Times

Bronx man accused of Forest Hills store theft

FOREST HILLS — A 33-year-old Bronx man was arrested after he allegedly broke into a Forest Hills business and stole an estimated $3,000 worth of merchandise and property, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man caught trying to break into gate: DA

ELMHURST — A 39-year-old Elmhurst man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to break into a gate in front of an Elmhurst delicatessen with a crowbar, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Forest Hills woman stole merchandise, cash: DA

REGO PARK — An 18-year-old Forest Hills woman was arrested after she and another person allegedly broke into a Rego Park apartment and stole a jacket and money, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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