Crime & Courts

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Cambria Heights

Three men wanted in liquor store robbery

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection to the burglary of Johnny’s Liquor Store, on Linden Boulevard. Comment.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Middle Village

104th Pct. captain tells civic meet robberies inching higher

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) made an unannounced stop last week at the Juniper Park Civic Association gathering to introduce himself as a candidate for Congress in the race for U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman’s (D-Bayside) seat. Comment.
Glendale

Police seek man in stabbing of woman, 51

GLENDALE — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a Glendale assault. Comment.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Queens Village

Cops catch suspect who allegedly shot at them

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police said they shot and arrested a Queens Village man who allegedly pulled a gun on them as they attempted to question him about a shooting from earlier this month. Comments (2).
Cambria Heights

Police have Queens suspect in two rapes

BROOKLYN — Police said they arrested a Cambria Heights man who was wanted in connection with two rapes in Brooklyn. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Boro pickpocket caught on No. 7 train: Cops

TIMES SQUARE — Police said they arrested a Kew Gardens man on charges of picking the pockets of a sleeping No. 7 train passenger in Times Square. Comment.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Maspeth

Man robbed boro bank in Maspeth: Police

MASPETH — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a Maspeth bank robbery. Comments (4).
Jamaica

Cops seek suspect in Jamaica McDonald’s rob

JAMAICA — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a Jamaica McDonald’s. Comments (1).
St. Albans

Police want to ID suspect in boro rape

ST. ALBANS — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a rape in the 113th Precinct. Comment.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Flushing

Flushing cold case revisited

More than 17 years after a Flushing man was murdered and thrown off the roof of a Kissena Boulevard apartment complex, the Queens district attorney announced last week that a former Flushing resident was arrested and charged with the crime.. Comments (4).
Flushing

Flushing man tried to meet 14-year-old for sex: DA

A Flushing man was charged with orchestrating a sexual rendezvous with what he thought was a 14-year-old girl but turned out to be an undercover NYPD officer, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comments (2).
South Jamaica

South Jamaica teen slain after leaving bodega

A South Jamaica teenager was shot and killed Monday morning when he got caught in the middle of an argument, a nearby bodega employee said.. Comment.
Rosedale

Cops nab suspects in shooting of teen girl

ROSEDALE — Police said they arrested four suspects who were wanted in connection with shooting a 15-year-old girl as she was walking home from a party along Brookville Boulevard. Comments (2).
Flushing

Cops need public to ID man in Flushing burglary

FLUSHING — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a Flushing burglary. Comment.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

South Jamaica

City shuts illegal boarding house

The city last weekend vacated an illegal South Jamaica boarding house, which is the target of a lawsuit, after a suspicious fire broke out in the cellar. Comment.
Astoria

Wife of diplomat from Sudan shot by teen in Astoria: Police

An Ozone Park teenager has been arrested in the shooting of the wife of a Sudanese diplomat in Astoria near Long Island City High School, police said. Comment.
Long Island City

Jury convicts man for killing Mayor of LIC

A Queens Supreme Court jury found Eric Cherry, 47, guilty Monday of the September 2008 killing of Long Island City community leader Nicolas Nowillo, known as “The Mayor of Long Island City.” Comment.
South Ozone Park

S. Ozone man guilty of pimping 14-yr-old

A South Ozone Park man was sentenced last week to five to 10 years in prison on sex-trafficking charges, making it the fifth such conviction in Queens since the state enacted tougher laws in 2007, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced. Comment.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Woodhaven

Man arrested in Woodhaven hit-and-run

WOODHAVEN — Police arrested and charged a 59-year-old Queens Village resident in connection with a hit-and-run accident that left a man in critical condition Monday night, according to the NYPD. Comment.

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