Crime & Courts

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Sunnyside

Two teenagers robbed woman of iPhone: Cops

SUNNYSIDE — Police were looking for two teenagers suspected of stealing an iPhone from a young woman in Sunnyside. Comment.
Corona

Jax Hts man breaks bar window with rock: DA

CORONA — A Jackson Heights man had one on the rocks at a 37th Avenue bar this month, but it landed him in the back of a cruiser, according to the Queens district attorney. Comment.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Forest Hills

Man and woman robbed blind person, 68: Cops

FOREST HILLS — Police were looking for a man and a woman suspected of stealing from a 68-year-old blind woman in a Forest Hills subway station and then using her credit cards last month. Comment.
Jamaica Estates

Man robbed Dunkin’ Donuts with gun: Cops

JAMAICA ESTATES — Police were looking for a man suspected of robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts in Jamaica Estates Friday night. Comment.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Jamaica

Two women robbed nail salon, didn’t pay bill: DA

JAMAICA — Two women roughed up a nail salon worker, grabbed some cash and then skipped out on the bill on Jamaica Avenue earlier this month, according to a complaint from the Queens district attorney. Comment.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

South Jamaica

Huntley tackles stop-and-frisk

Jacques Leandre, a community attorney, told a group of about 15 people at the Springfield Community Church in South Jamaica Saturday that minority members of the community need to know their rights and become more active in community policing efforts to fight unreasonable stop-and-frisks. Comment.
St. Albans

Man assaulted with pole in St. Albans: DA

ST. ALBANS — A Jamaica man has been arraigned on charges of attacking another man with a metal pole on a street in St. Albans in November, the Queens District Attorney’s office said. Comment.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Little Neck

111th investigates apparent suicide in Little Neck

Police were investigating an apparent suicide Thursday evening after they said a man was found dead outside a house in Little Neck. Comments (4).
Jamaica

JFK mail sorter accusing of stealing troop mail

The Invicta watch company plans to replace a timepiece that police said a mail sorter working at John F. Kennedy International Airport was wearing when he was arrested last week for allegedly pilfering packages that were headed for U.S. military troops in Germany, authorities said. Comment.
Rochdale Village

Cops nab dozens in SE Queens drug operation

His nickname was “The Ghost” and not even the people he worked with knew that his home was in Rochdale Village, police and prosecutors said. Comments (17).
Bayside

111th officer helped drug dealer: Feds

An officer from the 111th Precinct has been suspended without pay and faces several department sanctions, police said, after being charged with playing a part in assisting a Jamaica drug dealer. Comment.
Ozone Park

Jamaica man stabbed victim in rob attempt: DA

OZONE PARK — A Jamaica man has been arraigned on charges of assault and attempted robbery after he allegedly stabbed someone in the heart after he did not give up his phone, the Queens District Attorney’s office said. Comment.
Whitestone

Stolen credit card used to buy drugs: Police

WHITESTONE — Police released photos of a man and woman wanted in connection with using a woman’s credit card at a Jackson Heights drug store, according to the NYPD. Comments (31).
Astoria

Drunk officer caused accident with car: Cops

ASTORIA — Police said a member of the NYPD was arrested in Astoria Tuesday on charges of driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident. Comment.
Flushing

Man put hand between woman’s legs: Police

FLUSHING — Police were on the lookout for a individual who inappropriately touched a woman in Flushing earlier this month. Comment.
Editorial

Stop and Frisk Uproar

Ray Kelly may be one of the best police commissioners this city has ever had. He has fought tirelessly to get guns and drugs off the streets in neighborhoods that have suffered from gang violence. Because of his leadership, violent crime has declined in every borough. Comment.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Bayside

Bayside woman dies in apparent murder-suicide attempt: Police

A Bayside woman died after an argument with a man in their shared home Wednesday during what appeared to be a murder and failed attempted suicide, authorities said. Comments (3).
Flushing

Flushing man hacks wife with meat cleaver: NYPD

A man allegely hacked his wife with a meat cleaver in the couple’s Flushing apartment early Wednesday morning and then chased the bleeding woman into the street before he was subdued by his son, police said. Comment.
Crime

Kelly plans to retrain cops

In response to criticisms over the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the department will begin retraining Impact Zone officers — such as those in the 103rd, 105th and 113th precincts in southeast Queens — in an attempt to de-escalate the tension that accompanies those encounters. Comment.
St. Albans

Two men shot dead over weekend in southeast Queens

Police were still searching for suspects in two separate murders that occurred in southeast Queens over the weekend, but neither of the men who were shot had been identified by the authorities. Comment.
Rego Park

Gang of three robbed boro shoppers: Police

REGO PARK — Police were looking for two men and three women suspected of stealing from shoppers in Rego Park earlier this month. Comment.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Elmhurst

Cops seek two men in connection to murder

ELMHURST — Police have recently released video and photos of two men believed to have killed Demaso Llano, an 89-year-old supermarket co-owner who was found dead in his home this March. Comment.

Monday, May 21, 2012

St. Albans

Two men shot dead over weekend in southeast Queens

Two young men were murdered in southeast Queens neighborhoods over the weekend and in both cases the culprits had not yet been arrested, police said. Comment.

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