Crime & Courts

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Woodside

Bronx resident convicted for ‘06 Woodside car rob

A Queens Supreme Court jury took less than an hour to find a Bronx man guilty of robbery for stealing a Lexus at gunpoint from a porter working at a Woodside car dealership in 2006, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Forest Hills

Police seek two men in connection to robbery

FOREST HILLS — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery. Comment.
South Richmond Hill

Cops search for two suspects in S. Rich Hill robbery

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL — Police were seeking the public’s help in apprehending two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery last Thursday. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Victim assaulted by two men on train: Police

KEW GARDENS — Police were seeking the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted in connection with an assault in Kew Gardens last week. Comment.
Letters

More must be done to combat auto insurance fraud

Queens residents are plagued with high taxes, high home foreclosures and high auto insurance rates — all making it hard to make ends meet, whether they are hardworking middle-class folks trying to raise a family or seniors on fixed incomes. Comments (1).

Monday, June 4, 2012

Hollis

Robbery suspect hits donut shop, gas station

HOLLIS — Cops were on the hunt for a man wanted in connection with two robberies in Queens. Comment.
Flushing

Laptop among items stolen from man’s car

FLUSHING — A man had his Dell laptop stolen after he left it sitting inside his car all day, police said. Comment.
Forest Hills

Cops search for suspect in blind woman robbery

FOREST HILLS — After cops collared a suspect who allegedly robbed a blind woman in April, police have been seeking the public’s help in finding the second unknown suspect. Comment.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

St. Albans

Police look for man who robbed St. Albans store

ST. ALBANS — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery in St. Albans last week. Comment.
College Point

Car stolen after woman leaves it unattended

COLLEGE POINT — A woman who left her car unattended in her driveway just long enough to go inside for a coat had it stolen, police said. Comment.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Bayside

Overall crime rises slightly in 111th Pct.

Crime has risen slightly in the 111th Precinct, according to police statistics, with the biggest recorded increases in robberies and misdemeanor assaults out of the seven major categories. Comments (1).

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Jackson Heights

Trucker charged with assaulting, stealing cell phone from Dromm

City Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) said Thursday a truck driver assaulted him and stole his iPhone after the councilman took pictures of the man’s double-parked tractor trailer adjacent to the Trade Fair on 37th Avenue and 75th Street. Comment.
Flushing

Wife survives hubby’s alleged cleaver attack

A 52-year-old woman was recovering at a Queens hospital after her husband allegedly attacked her with a meat cleaver last week, police and hospital workers said. Comment.
Bayside

Cops investigate warring couple

Shocked neighbors crowded into a street in Bayside last week after an argument left one woman dead and one man clinging to life. Comment.
Woodhaven

Cops seek man in rape of woman in Woodhaven

WOODHAVEN — Police were seeking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a rape on 89th Avenue between 102nd and 104th streets in Woodhaven Sunday. Comment.
Bayside

Van and shop damaged in hit-and-run accident

Police respond to 41st Avenue off the corner of Bell Boulevard at about 1:45 a.m. May 23 after a vehicle struck a parked van, slammed into 7-Eleven and then fled the scene.Photo by Christina Santucci Comment.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Astoria

Hezbollah suspect charged in forgery

An Astoria man who had been convicted of selling counterfeit sneakers and who may have ties to Hezbollah is now in custody on forgery charges, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Domestic violence takes cruel toll

A recent spate of violence has left one person seriously injured and two dead in southeast Queens. Comments (3).
Oakland Gardens

Man finds dead body of another in lake: Police

OAKLAND LAKE — The body of a 21-year-old Queensborough Community College student was spotted floating in Oakland Lake early Monday morning after an apparent suicide, the NYPD said. Comments (1).

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