Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Crime

Bronx man commits arson in Jamaica: DA

JAMAICA — A Bronx man was charged with allegedly climbing into a Jamaica woman’s bedroom, hitting her on the head with a cell phone and burning a pair of sneakers on top of her gas stove last month, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Crime

Qns. Village teen stole, sold man’s sneakers: DA

QUEENS VILLAGE — A Queens Village teenager was charged with allegedly stealing sneakers and a cell phone from a man whom he had been riding a public bus with last month, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Crime

Supermarket employee stole from biz: Police

BAYSIDE — A 55-year-old Stop & Shop employee was charged with allegedly pocketing money from her workplace earlier this month, police said. Comment.
Crime

Corona man threatens girl’s life with knife: DA

CORONA — A Corona man was charged with allegedly threatening to kill a girl with a knife at his home earlier this month, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Crime

$4K reward available for return of stolen dog

FRESH MEADOWS — A Queens family is offering a $4,000 reward for their dog, which was stolen from their car in Fresh Meadows New Year’s Eve. Comment.
Crime

Pastor caught in $50K church scam: Brown

CORONA — A Queens pastor who operated a storefront church in Corona admitted to scamming more than 100 immigrants out of more than $50,000 by promising to help them expedite various immigration-related matters, including getting them U.S. visas, the Queens district attorney said Tuesday. Comment.
Crime

Rich Hill HS student lit bulletin board on fire: DA

RICHMOND HILL — A Richmond Hill High School student was charged with allegedly setting a bulletin board on fire earlier this month, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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