Crime & Courts

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

Far Rockaway

Far Rock resident shot during robbery: Brown

FAR ROCKAWAY — A home invasion Jan. 25 ended with no valuables missing, but a resident took a bullet in the buttocks, according to documents from the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.
South Ozone Park

Robber makes off with cash, cell phone: Cops

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A man was robbed in broad daylight Jan. 23, according to documents from the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 13, 2012

St. Albans

105th Pct. addresses SE Qns safety concerns at Smith meeting

Southeast Queens residents complained some members of the community have received unfair treatment from the police and urged them to use a more cordial tone while walking the beat during a meeting last week set up by state Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-St. Albans). Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Victim stabbed nine times during fight: Post

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — A man was arrested after a late-night stabbing late last month, according to a report in the New York Post. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012

Long Island City

Slashing victim received 20 stitches: Police

LONG ISLAND CITY — The victim of a robbery required 20 stitches after he was attacked with a knife inside a stairwell at LaGuardia Community College, officials said. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012

Astoria

Bank teller tried to rob his place of work: Brown

ASTORIA — A teller at a Queens Citi Bank was arrested after attempting to stage a robbery at his place of work, according to documents from the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.
Editorial

Dumb and Dumber

In a crime taken right from a cop show, Kwame Hamilton, 19, and Antwione Nabnet, 20, both of Jamaica, allegedly stole a cell phone from a victim walking down a Jamaica street and then attempted to sell the phone back to their victim. Comments (1).

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012

East Elmhurst

E. Elmhurst man shot near home

A father of two was shot and killed just after sunset on an East Elmhurst street Saturday, just four days after another man, police said. Comments (1).

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

South Jamaica

Man killed on Sutphin Blvd.

A 20-year-old man was shot and killed in South Jamaica early Sunday morning in what witnesses described as a barrage of gunfire. Comments (1).
South Jamaica

Family mourns S. Jamaica dad

A South Jamaica mother is still reeling after her brother-in-law broke into her home last week and attacked her family, slicing her 1-year-old daughter and killing her fiancee, police said. Comment.
Astoria

Astoria cat mask robber gets 10 years in prison

An Astoria death metal singer was sentenced to 10 years in prison last week for robbing two SoHo boutique stores while wearing a cat mask in the summer of 2010, a spokeswoman from the Manhattan district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Bayside

New top cop takes over at 111th Precinct

The 111th Precinct has a new commanding officer. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Stolen Thunderbird abandoned in Fresh Meadows

FRESH MEADOWS — Police were searching for the driver of a stolen white Ford Thunderbird found parked last Thursday with a broken rear passenger window on 58th Avenue near 190th Street. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012

Ditmars

Astoria man hit and killed by drunk driver: NYPD

An elderly Astoria man was struck by an SUV and killed Tuesday evening while crossing the street a block from his home, and police said the driver of the vehicle that hit him was allegedly intoxicated at the time of the accident. Comments (2).
Astoria

Slain wife’s hubby nabbed

A Queens man whose wife, a teacher, was savagely beaten to death in her Astoria apartment building last week, is now in police custody. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Officer uses computer program to catch robber

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — A combination of a quick-thinking cop and cutting-edge technology led to the apprehension of an alleged teenage thief last Thursday, according to the NYPD. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 6, 2012

Crime

Shootings kill three over weekend

Three people were murdered during the weekend in Queens as a wave of violence took its toll on the borough from Corona to Queens Village to South Jamaica. Comment.

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