Crime & Courts

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Jamaica

Man who stole money from account sought

JAMAICA — Police were looking for help in finding a suspect wanted for grand larceny in Jamaica within the 102nd Precinct, the NYPD said. Comment.
Elmhurst

Elmhurst woman stabbed to death in apartment

A 33-year-old woman who once lived in the Bronx died after she was allegedly stabbed Monday night in a seventh-floor Elmhurst apartment by a man who neighbors said was her boyfriend. Comments (1).

Monday, June 11, 2012

Elmhurst

Elmhurst father, 27, charged with shaking baby daughter

A 2-month-old baby has been on life support since her father allegedly shook her twice within the span of a month, causing severe injuries throughout her body, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (2).
Maspeth

Cops seek man in 105th Precinct bank robbery

MASPETH — The NYPD was looking for help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for a bank robbery that occurred within the 108th Precinct, police said. Comment.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Rego Park

Rego Pk teacher charged with sex abuse: DA

Officials leveled more charges against a Queens teacher accused of inappropriate behavior with young students, the Queens district attorney said last week. Comment.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Queensbridge

Two wanted in shooting of victim, 35: Police

QUEENSBRIDGE — The NYPD was looking for help in finding and identifying several individuals wanted in connection to an assault within the 114th Precinct, police said. Comment.
Editorial

‘Ghost’ Busters

Hardly a week goes by that we don’t report on a gang-related shooting or homicide in southeast Queens. Often the victims are innocent people who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Comment.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Jackson Heights

Judge says he is recuperating after attack by NYPD officer

A Queens Supreme Court judge is recuperating after he said a NYPD officer attacked him and other bystanders watching an arrest last week in Jackson Heights, sparking multiple investigations into the incident. Comment.
Queens Village

105th’s top April cops busted rim thieves: Courtesis

Two 105th Precinct officers were recognized last week for arrests they made that helped bring down the precinct’s grand larceny numbers. Comment.
Flushing

109th Precinct breakfast brings out neighborhood’s best

Police Officer Amanda Graney is a lover of dogs and wears bunny slippers while giving out candy to trick-or-treaters — at least, that is what was depicted in pictures drawn by middle-school students for a new calendar distributed by the 109th Precinct Community Council. Comment.
College Point

Cops’ search in water actually child’s play

COLLEGE POINT — The Breaking News Network reported that NYPD units were called for a water search in College Point Tuesday, but the call turned out to be the work of a mischievous child. Comment.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Jamaica

Queens South ranked No. 2 in pupil arrests

The NYPD’s Queens South patrol borough ranked second in the city, behind the Bronx, in the number of students arrested at public schools during the first three months of 2012, according to an NYPD report released last week by the New York Civil Liberties Union. Comment.
Corona

Lipo lady gets fat sentence

A Corona woman pleaded guilty to assault and unlawfully practicing medicine last week for performing a liposuction and fat re-injection on a client that nearly killed her, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Crime

Brown supports Cuomo’s plan to reform pot possession law

City law enforcement officials came out in support Monday of a state initiative to reform a law advocates say disproportionately affects black and Hispanic youth who are arrested for publicly displaying marijuana during police stop-and-frisks. Comment.
Corona

Police seek man in attempted kidnapping

CORONA — The NYPD was looking for help in finding a man suspected of an attempted kidnapping within the 115th Precinct, police said. Comment.

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.
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.

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