Crime & Courts

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Crime

Young Rosedale burglar caught in the act: Brown

QUEENS VILLAGE — A Rosedale teen was arraigned on attempted burglary charges after he allegedly tried to burst into a Queens Village home, a spokeswoman for the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Crime

Boro man steals charity box from eatery: Brown

JAMAICA — A Jamaica man pleaded guilty to criminal mischief after he admitted to stealing a charity box from a Sutphin Boulevard McDonald’s, a spokesman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Crime

Woman uses Venetian blind wand as weapon: DA

FAR ROCKAWAY — A Far Rockaway woman was arraigned on assault, criminal possession of a weapon and harassment charges after she allegedly hit another woman with a Venetian blind wand, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Crime

Boro man rips broken doorbell out of wall: DA

WOODHAVEN — A Woodhaven man was arraigned on criminal mischief charges after he allegedly broke his neighbor’s doorbell, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Crime

LIC man stabs victim with kitchen knife: DA

EAST ELMHURST — A Long Island City man was arraigned on assault and other charges after he allegedly stabbed a man in his right forearm with a kitchen knife, a spokeswoman for the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Crime

Day care provider gets 3 yrs in baby drowning

KEW GARDENS — A child daycare provider from Ozone Park was sentenced to up to three years in prison Monday for the June 2009 death of an 11-month old infant who drowned in a bucket of water while in her care, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Crime

Woman assaulted with eggs, garbage can: DA

ASTORIA — An Astoria woman was arraigned on assault and harassment charges after she allegedly threw eggs at her neighbor and hit her with a garbage can full of glass bottles, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Crime

Man sought in woman’s attempted rape: Police

LAURELTON — Police were looking for a man they said tried to rape a woman more than a week ago. Comment.
Crime

Driver found in car killed himself with gun: BNN

BAYSIDE — A motorist was found dead in his car Saturday morning in an apparent suicide, the Breaking News Network reported. Comment.
Crime

Accident kills Brooklyn man in Maspeth: Police

MASPETH — A Brooklyn man was killed in an industrial accident at a recycling plant on Railroad Place in Maspeth last Thursday, police said. Comment.
Crime

Brooklyn trio found guilty in stabbing slay

LONG ISLAND CITY — Three Brooklyn men were convicted Friday of a stabbing death during a fight outside a strip club, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1).
Crime

French diplomat’s wife helps 112th Pct. police

FOREST HILLS — The wife of a foreign diplomat helped foil a mugging in Queens, according to officers from the 112th Precinct. Comment.

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