Crime & Courts

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009

Whitestone Times

Jewelry found stolen in home break−in: Cops

AUBURNDALE — Jewelry was taken from an Auburndale home that was broken into Saturday, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Auburndale man choked son with stick: Police

AUBURNDALE — An Auburndale man was arrested last week on assault charges after he allegedly choked his son until he passed out and forced him to kneel on dried rice and beans, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Church cash box stolen: Police

FRESH MEADOWS — A petty cash box was stolen from a Fresh Meadows church after it was burglarized Sunday, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man died after beating from another: Cops

ELMHURST — A Kew Gardens man was arrested on manslaughter and assault charges Tuesday for allegedly beating a man in front of an Elmhurst building Friday who died two days later, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police search for woman cashing fake checks

KEW GARDENS – Police were asking the public for help in identifying woman, who is suspected of cashing fraudulent checks at a Maspeth bank and another bank in Nassau County. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 2, 2009

Whitestone Times

Police search for scam perpetrator

BAYSIDE — Police said a 205th Street resident was nearly the victim of a bizarre telephone scam Friday afternoon. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Police look for suspects who robbed bagel store

GLEN OAKS — Police said they were searching for four men who robbed a Union Turnpike eatery at gunpoint Saturday. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Burglars use fake Con Ed truck in getaway: Cops

LITTLE NECK — Police said a team of burglars may have used a fake Con Edison truck to disguise their getaway after pilfering cash and jewels from a 54th Avenue home last Thursday. Comment.
Astoria Times

Cops chase man after he urinates near car

OZONE PARK — A man was arrested by police after allegedly leading officers on a chase through southwestern Queens that was started when he was caught urinating next to his car, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man shot another, then fled drug search: Cops

FLUSHING — An officer in the 109th Precinct shot a man in the elbow when he allegedly fled during a drug bust, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man shook fiancÉe’s son, 2: Brown

FAR ROCKAWAY — The Queens district attorney said a man has been charged with first−degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly shaking his fiancÉe’s 2−year−old son, who suffered life−threatening injuries, including brain damage. Comment.
Astoria Times

Four robbers in western Queens arrested: Police

ASTORIA — Police said two auxiliary police officers aided in making four arrests in an active robbery pattern in western Queens last week. Comment.
Astoria Times

Girl, 16, shoots self in leg: Police

OZONE PARK — A teenage couple was arrested at a 106th Street apartment after police said one of them shot herself in the leg with a hand gun. Comment.

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