Crime & Courts

Monday, July 23, 2012

Rochdale Village

Rochdale civic group discusses stop-and-frisk with 113th Pct.

Clifton Stanley Diaz said he would not blame Mayor Michael Bloomberg for working to remove firearms from the streets of the city, even if it means continuing to enforce the controversial stop-and-frisk practices. Comments (1).

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Rosedale

Robber hit Subway and Howard Johnson: Cops (WITH VIDEO)

SOUTH JAMAICA — Police released images of a suspect wanted in connection with two commercial robberies along Rockaway Boulevard. Comment.
East Elmhurst

Police hunt for two men in attempted burglary

EAST ELMHURST — The NYPD was looking for help in identifying suspects wanted in connection with an attempted burglary within the 114th Precinct, police said. Comment.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Jamaica

Police officer charged with DWI in SE Queens: Police

JAMAICA — An off-duty city police officer was arrested last week for allegedly driving while intoxicated within the confines of the 103rd Precinct, police said. Comment.
Long Island City

Man wanted in burglary of boro sushi restaurant

LONG ISLAND CITY — The NYPD was looking for help in finding a man wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred at a Long Island City sushi restaurant, police said. Comment.
Astoria

Suspects took two bikes from basement: NYPD

ASTORIA — The NYPD was looking for help in locating two suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred within the confines of the 114th Precinct last month, police said. Comment.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Sunnyside

Man charged in Sunnyside hit-and-run

After crashing his car into a building, a Sunnyside man has been arrested in relation to a hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist dead Wednesday evening, police said. Comments (1).
Flushing

Vallone, de Blasio want state to restrict sex offenders in libraries

City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) proposed last week that the state enact a law to bar sex offenders from the children’s section of public libraries. Comments (2).
St. Albans

Auto shop manager charged in inspection scam

A St. Albans auto shop manager was charged last week after an investigation by the state Department of Motor Vehicles determined he was allegedly using “dummy” cars in order to give valid inspection stickers to approximately 30 vehicles that had never actually been inspected, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Police investigate death of Far Rockaway teen

FAR ROCKAWAY — A Far Rockaway man was shot and killed last weekend, the NYPD said. Comment.
Hollis

Police seek info on suspect in Hollis bank robbery

HOLLIS — Police were looking for help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection to a bank robbery that occurred within the confines of the 107th Precinct, the NYPD said. Comment.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Sunnyside

Police charge man in Sunnyside hit-and-run

After crashing his car into a building, a Sunnyside man has been arrested in relation to a hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist dead Wednesday evening, police said. Comments (1).
Springfield Gardens

Mayor, Sanders disagree about stop-and-frisk

Critics and supporters of the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program are looking at a recent wave of gun violence, including a deadly assault in southeast Queens with an AK-47, and coming up with differing interpretations. Comments (4).
Forest Hills

Man charged in fatal GCP crash

A Jamaica Hills man has been arraigned on charges of driving under the influence and mowing down a 63-year-old highway worker on the Grand Central Parkway last week, the Queens DA said. Comment.
Flushing

Man robbed two boro banks at gunpoint: Cops

FLUSHING — Police released a surveillance image showing an individual wanted in connection with two bank robberies in the confines of the 107th Precinct in Flushing, the NYPD said. Comment.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Flushing

Estelle Cooper charged in theft from nonprofit: DA

Estelle Cooper was charged with stealing $50,000 from her former nonprofit, which funds activities at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, the Queens district attorney said Tuesday. Comment.
Astoria

Jury increases murder charge for Astoria man

Murder charges have been upgraded in the case of Jason Bohn, a 33-year-old Astoria resident who allegedly strangled and beat his girlfriend to death in their apartment last month, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

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