Crime & Courts

Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012

Jamaica

Man stole cellphone from woman on train: Police (WITH VIDEO)

JAMAICA — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating a man suspected of stealing a woman’s cell phone on an E train at the Jamaica-Van Wyck subway station Sept. 20, authorities said. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012

South Ozone Park

Duo pleads guilty to prostituting teenage girl: Brown

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said two men’s recent guilty pleas of forcing a 14-year-old into prostitution is the latest of eight sex trafficking convictions obtained by his office since tougher penalties for such crimes took effect in 2007. Comment.
Astoria

Pair steal gold necklace, then shoot man: NYPD

ASTORIA — The NYPD was seeking information about two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery and assault in the 114th Precinct, according to the NYPD. Comment.
QueensLine

Jamaica army officer maintains innocence in ‘70 triple murder

Jeffrey Robert MacDonald, a former U.S. Army doctor, is best known for allegedly murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters in 1970. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Flushing

Captain leaves 111th for Flushing precinct

The new executive officer at the 109th Precinct aims to use his own immigrant experience to help connect with the diverse population he will help protect. Comment.
Long Island City

Woman stole pocketbook, used credit card: NYPD

LONG ISLAND CITY — Police were searching for a woman suspected of grand larceny, the NYPD said. Comment.
Flushing Times

Police seek suspect in bank robbery in Briarwood

BRIARWOOD — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man suspected of robbing a bank May 4. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012

Kew Gardens

DA meets with mother of man killed on GCP

Cecilia Reyes, the Corona mother of an unarmed National Guardsman who was shot by an Emergency Services Unit detective during a traffic stop last week, said after a meeting with Queens District Attorney Richard Brown Thursday that she believed she would get “justice” for her son’s death. Comment.
Jamaica

Meeks pal pleads guilty to fraud

A real estate agent with questionable ties to U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Jamaica) pleaded guilty Wednesday to defrauding financial institutions in order to obtain mortgages for homes in southeast Queens. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Man fatally shot after Rich Hill fight: Witnesses

Police were investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another injured after a brawl in a Richmond Hill billiards hall early Saturday morning, according to the NYPD and witnesses. As of Tuesday, no one had been arrested, according to the NYPD. Comment.
Bayside

Braunstein battles apartment complex management to bar intruders

Ongoing security concerns inside and beneath a Bayside housing complex have not yet been addressed due to the management’s unwillingness to cooperate, according to one northeast Queens lawmaker. Comments (1).
Queensbridge

Cops looking for suspect in Queensbridge shooting

QUEENSBRIDGE — A woman was shot on the corner of 12th Street and 40th Avenue in Long Island City around 10:45 p.m. last week, according to the Breaking News Network. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Ridgewood

Ridgewood man sought in soccer coach stabbing death: Police (WITH VIDEO)

A Ridgewood man wanted in connection to the stabbing death of a youth soccer coach for the New York Red Bulls has fled the country to Mexico, the NYPD said. Comment.
Corona

Brown probes detective after GCP shooting

The mother of a Corona National Guardsman who police say was fatally shot by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway last Thursday stood with the Rev. Al Sharpton in Manhattan Saturday to demand a thorough investigation. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Man wanted in attempted rape at Fresh Meadows park: Police

The New York Police Department was asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted for an attempted rape within the 111th Precinct, police said. Comment.
South Jamaica

Alleged cop-shooter arraigned on charge of attempted murder

The man accused of shooting a police officer in South Jamaica during a late night chase in August appeared in Queens Supreme Court last Thursday, where he was arraigned on an attempted murder charge. Comments (1).
Arverne

Woman in Rockaway stabbed to death: Cops

ROCKAWAY — Police said they discovered the body of a 39-year-old woman at a house on 65-27 Seaspray Ave. last week after they were called with reports of a missing person. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012

Richmond Hill

Man shot and killed after billiards fight in Richmond Hill: NYPD and witnesses

One man was killed and another was injured in a shooting that took place in Richmond Hill early Saturday following a fight at a billiards hall, police and witnesses said. Comments (7).

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