Crime & Courts

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009

Whitestone Times

$9K, jewelry stolen from Bayside home:

BAYSIDE — Friday the 13th was an unlucky day for those living in a Bayside home on 209th Street. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Man causes scene at restaurant: Police

FLUSHING — A Flushing man was arrested after allegedly harassing a waitress at a Flushing restaurant Feb. 8, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Cops say man hit another with BB gun

BAYSIDE — A Bayside man was arrested Friday after allegedly hitting a man in the face with a BB gun at the intersection of Northern Boulevard and 201st Street, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Thieves break into, rob Bayside house: Police

BAYSIDE — About $6,000 was stolen from a Bayside home on 33rd Avenue sometime Saturday afternoon or evening, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Boy, 7, left on school bus in Rego Park: Cops

REGO PARK — Two Corona residents were arrested after police said they allegedly left a 7−year−old boy alone on a bus for 20 minutes in Rego Park. Comment.
Astoria Times

FDNY searches for cause of Ozone Park fire

OZONE PARK — A two−alarm fire damaged two homes but injured no one Monday morning, the FDNY said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man flees after crashing car on highway: Cops

EAST ELMHURST — Police arrested an Astoria man driving with a suspended license after he allegedly fled a crash on the Grand Central Parkway Feb. 13 that left his passenger injured, authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

DNA ties Brooklyn man to Ridgewood robbery: DA

RIDGEWOOD — Police caught up with a Brooklyn man accused of robbing a Ridgewood home after investigators matched his DNA to a juice carton he left in the house, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police search for suspect in LIC bank robbery

LONG ISLAND CITY — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a Sovereign Bank in Long Island City. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police search for suspect in bank robbery

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A man donning a black wig and a hot pink jumpsuit robbed a TD Bank in Jackson Heights Jan. 13, police said. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009

Whitestone Times

Flushing woman accused of ID theft

FLUSHING — Police arrested a 35−year−old Flushing woman after she allegedly purchased a $32,000 car in another person’s name, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man attacked by 3 from Richmond Hill: Brown

ELMHURST — Three Richmond Hill men were arrested on assault charges after they allegedly attacked a 27−year−old man at the Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst earlier this month, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Electronics stolen from Ridgewood home: DA

RIDGEWOOD — A 30−year−old Brooklyn man was arrested after he allegedly broke into a Ridgewood home and stole a number of pieces of electronic equipment, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Manhattan man punched Queens resident: Boro DA

ASTORIA — A 42−year−old Manhattan man was arrested last month after he punched a 26−year−old Queens man in the face and broke his jaw, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

2 men burglarized 3 Queens homes: Brown

FLUSHING — A 29−year−old Brooklyn man was arrested after he and another man allegedly stole a refrigerator and a stove from a Flushing construction site, a microwave from a Jamaica home and a refrigerator and gas stove from a Ridgewood house, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Far Rockaway man stole hot water heater: DA

JAMAICA — A 48−year−old Far Rockaway man was arrested after he allegedly stole a hot water heater from a building on 122nd Avenue in Jamaica, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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