Crime & Courts

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


Qns biz owner threatened with razor blade: Brown

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A South Ozone Park man who wanted his car back from a Rockaway Boulevard repair shop asked for it by allegedly threatening the owner with razor blades Feb. 14, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Creedmoor bomb scare a false alarm: NYPD

QUEENS VILLAGE — A bomb scare at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center prompted a visit from police, the FDNY and the NYPD’s bomb squad last Thursday morning. Comment.

Shaving items stolen from boro store: Brown

JAMAICA — A Long Island man did not escape from his close shave with the law Feb. 14. Comment.

Man beaten, robbed of phone in Laurelton: DA

LAURELTON — Three teenagers allegedly beat and robbed a man at the corner of Springfield Boulevard and 144th Avenue in Laurelton Feb. 14, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.

Boro man scratched wrong vehicle: Brown

JAMAICA — A Jamaica man allegedly vandalized a vehicle he thought belonged to his ex-girlfriend on 161 St. in Jamaica Feb. 14, but he got the wrong car, the Queens DA said. Comment.

Road rage almost leads to beating with pipe: DA

WOODHAVEN — An Elmhurst man allegedly attempted to beat a motorist with a metal pipe Feb. 14 in Woodhaven, court documents from the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Drunk driver pleads guilty in man’s death: DA

LONG ISLAND CITY — A Long Island City man who pleaded guilty in January to crashing his car while intoxicated, killing a food deliveryman, was sentenced to 3 1/2 to 10 years in prison, the Queens district attorney announced Tuesday. Comment.

Cab driver punched in face by passenger: Post

ELMHURST — A cab driver in East Elmhurst was paid with a punch to the face Feb. 15, according to the New York Post. Comment.

Video released of three boro store robbers

FOREST HILLS — Police have released a video showing three men suspected of robbing a Queens Boulevard store at knifepoint Feb. 21. Comment.

Police release picture of Maspeth robber

MASPETH — The NYPD has released a photo of the man they say robbed a Maspeth bank in broad daylight Feb. 16, making off with an unidentified amount of cash, police said. Comment.

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