Crime & Courts

Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010

Crime

Fingerprints lead cops to Rosedale burglar: Post

ROSEDALE — Fingerprints on a flashlight left at the scene of a crime in Rosedale led New York Police Department officers to arrest alleged burglar Richard Santiago, The New York Post reported. Comment.
Crime

Thief caught red-handed, arrested for cocaine: DA

JAMAICA — A pickpocket was caught in the act by one of her victims, then arrested and charged with grand larceny, attempted petit larceny and drug possession, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown told the New York Post. Comment.
Crime

Off-duty auxiliary cop robbed at gunpoint

HOLLIS — An off-duty auxiliary police officer was robbed of his cash while wearing plainclothes at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday, the New York Post reported. Comment.
Crime

Police seek man in pair of attacks in Briarwood

BRIARWOOD—Police were looking for a man wanted in a pair of attempted sexual assaults that took place earlier this month. Comment.
Crime

Police seek missing man last seen in Manhattan

BELLEROSE — Police are looking for a man they say went missing on Friday. Comment.
Crime

Two men robbed Flushing Duane Reade store: Cops

FLUSHING — Police were looking for two suspects who are wanted for robbing a Duane Reade store in August. Comment.
Crime

Man making false subway bomb threats: Police

KEW GARDENS — A man has been making bomb threats in subways and the authorities were asking the public for help in catching him. Comment.
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Woman robbed of her wallet in stairwell: Police

QUEENSBRIDGE — Investigators were looking for a woman who they say robbed another female in a stairwell nearly three weeks ago. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010

Crime

Man who double-parked hits police officer: DA

JAMAICA — An upstate man was arrested two weeks ago for allegedly striking a police officer during a confrontation, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Crime

Duo drive off with stolen pizza toppings: Brown

GLEN OAKS — A Jamaica pair were sentenced to a year in prison for stealing toppings from a pizzeria two weeks ago, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Crime

Fight in pool hall leads to two arrests: Brown

ELMHURST — Two teens were arrested two weeks ago for their part in a fight inside a pool hall, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Crime

Woodhaven man makes death threat: DA

RICHMOND HILL — A Woodhaven man was arrested two weeks ago for allegedly threatening someone with a handgun, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Crime

Cops hunt for robber of bank in Glendale

GLENDALE — Police were looking for a man they said tried to rob a Bank of America branch Friday afternoon. Comment.
Crime

Homeless man guilty in 2008 killing of friend

KEW GARDENS — A homeless man was convicted last week of strangling a friend underneath an overpass of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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