Crime & Courts

Monday, Nov. 5, 2012

Forest Hills

Cops on the hunt for Forest Hills bank robber

FOREST HILLS — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery of an HSBC Bank. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012

East Elmhurst

East Elmhurst man among 25 indicted in illegal sports betting ring: DA

An East Elmhurst man was one of 25 people from areas including New York and California who were arrested in connection with a more than $50 million illegal sports betting ring, the Queens district attorney said last Thursday. Comments (1).
South Jamaica

Police officers arrest two Queens men after robbery: NYPD

MANHATTAN — Police arrested two men from Queens Saturday who allegedly fled from authorities in their car after robbing a group of men in Harlem, according to the NYPD Comment.
Rego Park

Suspect robs Rego Park bank three times in one month

REGO PARK — Police said a regular at the Valley National Bank, on 63rd Drive, has thrice made out with an oversized withdrawal, and they are looking for the public’s help in nabbing him. Comments (2).

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012

Bellerose

Slain officer mourned on LI (With Video)

A phalanx of white-gloved police officers dressed in their ceremonial uniforms lined a somber Long Island street Saturday as they paid their respects to the Nassau County officer who was gunned down in the line of duty days earlier. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012

Sunnyside

Pol seeks perps in slay of gay Sunnyside man

A 62-year-old gay Sunnyside man who was hit in the head by two assailants while out walking at night nearly two weeks ago succumbed to his injuries Friday, City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer’s (D-Sunnyside) office said. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Rockaway looters ransacked broken neighborhoods: DA

While Queens residents were dealing with record devastation to homes and businesses, the Queens district attorney said more than a dozen people took advantage of Monday night’s superstorm and allegedly looted stores in Far Rockaway. Comments (7).
East Elmhurst

Police looking for vandal of rental car biz

EAST ELMHURST — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in identifying a vandal who snuck into a rental car company and spilled hundreds of gallons of gas all over the place. Comment.

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