Crime & Courts

Monday, Sept. 24, 2012

Flushing

109th Cops of Month stop armed stickups

The men allegedly behind a series of gunpoint robberies in Flushing and a suspected serial car thief were all cuffed this summer, thanks to the 109th Precinct’s Cops of the Month. Comments (1).

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012

Flushing Times

Cops seek man who robbed Chase Bank

BRIARWOOD — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a Chase Bank robbery last week. Comment.
Flushing

Cops search for man who stole from Walgreens

FLUSHING — The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with stealing Diabetic test strips from a Walgreens Pharmacy. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012

Rosedale

Cops seek public’s help in searching for robber

ROSEDALE — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a Capital One Bank. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Man with warrant found sprawled on A train seats: NYPD

FAR ROCKAWAY — Police said they arrested a man taking up more than his fair share of space on the A train after it was revealed he not only allegedly had a warrant out for his arrest, but also a loaded gun in his backpack. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 21, 2012

Forest Hills

Police seek public help in catching Citibank robber

FOREST HILLS — The police were seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with the robbing of a Citibank in Forest Hills in August. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

Flushing

Racist graffiti in Flushing prompts outcry from pols

Lawmakers denounced racist graffiti left on a Flushing storefront that will house the future Mitchell-Linden branch of the Queens Public Library as well as a van parked nearby belonging to a Chinese newspaper and offered a cash reward to try and help find the perpetrator. Comment.
Flushing

Lee campaigners face charges after scuffle

A group of men and women, including volunteers for state Assembly candidate Myungsuk Lee’s campaign, were arrested and charged with assault and unlawful imprisonment last weekend following a fracas in the hopeful’s campaign office, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

Jamaica

Agents bust workers in JFK booze scam

A mini-booze bottle scam netted big bucks and free drinks for airport employees accused in a $750,000 criminal caper that raised serious questions about security at John F. Kennedy international Airport, according to the Queens district attorney. Comments (1).
Woodside

Sexual attack sets off hunt in Woodside

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) and state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) handed out fliers at the entrance to the 61st Street-Woodside subway station last Thursday urging residents to help locate a man who tried to sexually assault a woman in the neighborhood. Comment.
South Jamaica

NYPD eyeing off-duty cop’s Qns stab story

The NYPD’s internal-affairs investigators were looking into whether or not an off-duty officer stabbed himself last week when he claimed he was attacked during a home invasion at his place in South Jamaica last week, according to police and the New York Post. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Queens cops nab man wanted by FBI in NY bank robberies (WITH VIDEO)

Police in Queens arrested a man known as the “Snub-Nose Bandit” last week, who is suspected of robbing several banks and other businesses in New York and was wanted by the FBI, according to authorities. Comment.
Elmhurst

Elmhurst man, 29, dies in boro stabbing: Police

CORONA — A 29-year-old Elmhurst man was killed early Saturday morning in Corona, the NYPD said. Comments (1).
St. Albans

St. Albans man charged in NFL brother shooting

ST. ALBANS — A 23-year-old man from St. Albans was arraigned on charges Monday in the January attempted murder of Calvin Ogletree, the older brother of Dallas Cowboys wide receiver and Holy Cross alumnus Kevin Ogletree, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.
Woodside

Cops look for 7 suspects in shooting outside strip club (WITH VIDEO)

WOODSIDE — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying seven men allegedly involved in a non-fatal shooting at a strip club Sept. 7. Comment.
South Jamaica

Baisley Houses teen, 17, killed in Brooklyn: Cops

BROOKLYN — A teenager from the Baisley Park Houses was gunned down in Brooklyn last week, according to the NYPD. Comments (1).
Elmhurst

Cops on the lookout for indecent M train exposer

ELMHURST — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a public lewdness incident on the M train at Grand Avenue Sept. 14. Comment.

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