Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

Crime

Motorcyclist dies after hitting vehicle: Police

ROSEDALE — A 36-year-old man died in a motorcycle accident near a playground Monday, police said. Comment.
Crime

Shopper robbed by clothing store worker: DA

JAMAICA — A clothing store employee allegdly robbed a woman after she left the store July 23, the Queens district attorney told the New York Post. Comment.
Crime

Far Rock man dies after shot in the head: Cops

FAR ROCKAWAY — A man was shot in the head in front of his home last week and was pronounced dead the next day, police said. Comment.
Crime

Cop impersonator harasses driver: Brown

FRESH MEADOWS — A driver was charged with impersonating a police officer after a July 23 crash, according to the New York Post. Comment.
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Flushing landlord dead in apt. building: Police

FLUSHING — Last week, the NYPD found 47-year-old Zi Zhuang Mai dead inside an apartment building, at 161-09 Horace Harding Expwy. in Flushing. Comment.
Crime

Rockland man arrested in Queens sex sting: Brown

KEW GARDENS — A construction manager from New City in Rockland County has been charged with allegedly trying to lure an undercover detective posing as a 14-year-old Queens girl to meet him for sex, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment.
Crime

Boro man break’s cops wiper in fit of rage: DA

CORONA — A Corona man allegedly busted the windshield wiper of a cop after he discovered a ticket on his friend’s car July 23, according to a complaint from the Queens district attorney. Comment.
Crime

Police search for suspect in two morning robberies

OZONE PARK — Police released a video of a man suspected of committing two robberies in the same morning within the 106th Precinct. Comment.
Crime

Man who stabbed woman in LIC receives 25 years

KEW GARDENS — A judge in Queens Supreme Court sentenced 49-year-old Brooklyn resident Elie Granger to 25 years in prison and five years post-release supervision for stabbing a woman walking with her daughter in Long Island City, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Crime

Cops find man’s floating dead body near bridge

HOWARD BEACH — The NYPD is investigating the death of a man found floating near the Joseph P. Addabbo Sr. Memorial Bridge late Monday night. Comment.
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Adult pushes two kids off of their bikes: DA

CORONA — A 27-year-old man was arrested for shoving two kids off their bicycles July 25, according to a complaint from the Queens district attorney. Comment.

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