Crime & Courts

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Jamaica

Jamaica Post Office bandit gets 20 years behind bars

A fugitive who opened fire on the federal marshals who tracked him down after he stuck up a downtown Jamaica post office four years earlier was sentenced in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday to more than 20 years behind bars. Comments (1).
Astoria

Police seek suspect in Astoria bike theft [With Video]

ASTORIA — Cops were looking to put the breaks on a suspect who allegedly made off with a woman’s bike, the NYPD said. Comment.
Ozone Park

Ozone Park man who escaped during arrest apprehended by police: Cops

OZONE PARK — An Ozone Park man who allegedly escaped while being placed under arrest in Harlem Saturday was collared by police, the NYPD said Tuesday. Comment.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Bayside

Nassau DA upholds Friedman conviction

After taking a closer look at his case, the Nassau County district attorney’s office said the evidence only reaffirmed the 13 years behind bars as the appropriate sentence for convicted child molester Jesse Friedman. Comment.
Flushing

Suspected Flushing burglar walks with limp: NYPD

FLUSHING — A man with a cane hobbled away from a Flushing burglary earlier this spring, according to police, who have released a photo of the suspect in the hopes he can be identified. Comment.
Woodhaven

Suspects stole copper pipe from empty Woodhaven building: Police

WOODHAVEN — Two suspects allegedly broke into an address on Jamaica Avenue near 75th Street, a vacant residential location, and stole copper piping, police said. Comment.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Fresh Meadows

Bus company stiffs staff: AG

The Queens owners of a discount Chinatown bus company shuttered after a fatal accident pleaded guilty to withholding money from their drivers, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said last week. Comment.
Corona

Man gunned down in Corona: NYPD

Police were still searching for a suspect involved in the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man in a residential section of Corona early Tuesday morning, the NYPD said. Comment.
East Elmhurst

Father apprehended after allegedly running off with child from E. Elm: Police

East Elmhurst – A 28-year-old father was in the custody of the Memphis Police Department the day after he allegedly took off with his four-year-old daughter from an East Elmhurst coffee shop, police said. Comment.
Jamaica

Gov’t looking into who stole over $1M at JFK

JAMAICA — More than $1 million disappeared from a Swiss airliner that landed at JFK Airport over the weekend and the feds are looking to see who made off with the cheese, the New York Post reported. Comment.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Crime

City Council passes police oversight bills in late nigh session

While the city that never sleeps was in all likelihood enjoying a deep slumber, the City Council early Thursday morning passed two NYPD oversight bills with veto-proof majorities crafted in the wake of public outcry over the stop-and-frisk practice. Comment.
Jamaica

Violence marks first summer weekend in Queens

Southeast Queens cops collared a murder suspect Monday following a weekend of violence, the NYPD said, while a woman was slashed in the throat early Tuesday in Queens Village. Comments (1).
Ridgewood

104th Precinct: Crime down, car accidents up

Capt. Christopher Manson, who has been with the 104th Precinct since January, said his and the 83rd Precinct in Brooklyn have been working together to stop a violent robbery pattern along the Ridgewood-Bushwick border. Comment.
Flushing

Gun-toting suspect sexually assaulted woman in Flushing: Police [With Video]

FLUSHING - Police were hunting for a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman in Flushing Saturday afternoon, the NYPD said. Comment.
Ozone Park

Human remains found at late mobster’s Ozone Park home: Medical Examiner

OZONE PARK — Remains found at the Ozone Park home of the late mobster James “Jimmy the Gent” Burke were identified as human, according to a representative for the city medical examiner’s office. Comment.
Queensbridge

Manhattan man gets 25 to life in Queensbridge basketball star slay: DA

QUEENSBRIDGE - A 23-year-old Manhattan man was sentenced to 25-years-to-life in the murder of high school basketball standout Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Jamaica

Jamaica cab slasher gets nine years in prison

JAMAICA — The man who slashed a Jamaica cab driver after learning he was Muslim accepted a nine-year prison sentence in Manhattan court Tuesday. Comment.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Corona

Man gunned down in Corona: NYPD

A 27-year-old man was fatally shot in the head in a residential section of Corona early Tuesday morning, the NYPD said. Comments (1).

Monday, June 24, 2013

Jamaica

17-year-old arrested in fatal stabbing of Rosedale teen

JAMAICA — A 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with the stabbing death of a teen Saturday night, the NYPD said. Comment.

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