Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011


Rich Hill man steals $53K from apt. hunters: Brown

RICHMOND HILL — Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Tuesday that a Richmond Hill man has been charged with taking approximately $53,300 in security deposits from prospective tenants for the same apartment in his residence although, in fact, it was never available for rent. Comment.

Man from Rockaway, 80, last seen at City College

ROCKAWAY — The NYPD needs the public’s assistance in locating a missing Rockaway beach man. Comment.

Drunk L.I. motorcyclist killed man, 19: Nassau DA

NEW HYDE PARK — A New Hyde Park man faces three to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a drunk-driving incident, the Nassau County district attorney’s office announced. Comment.

Police seek man who robbed cell phone

WOODSIDE — The NYPD has asked for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred in the confines of the 108th Precinct. Comment.

Boro man gets 25 years for sex assaults: Brown

WOODHAVEN — A Woodhaven man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday after he entered a guilty plea for four unsolved sexual attacks he was arrested for when investigators matched a DNA sample he was required to give following a 2009 larceny conviction, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.

Woman in Corona struck and killed by minivan

CORONA — A pedestrian attempting to cross the street at the intersection of Corona Avenue and 93rd Street Sunday was struck and killed by a vehicle, according to the NYPD. Comment.

Newborn left in shoebox, in stable condition: Cops

ASTORIA — A newborn baby was found inside a shoebox in front of an Astoria home early Friday morning, according to the NYPD. Comment.

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