Crime & Courts

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Queensbridge

Queensbridge man arrested in Ohio and charged in Bronx murder

BRONX — A Queensbridge man was arrested in Ohio last Friday after police said he shot and killed a woman and wounded another inside a Bronx housing project earlier this month. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013

Astoria

Murder rate grew last year in 114th, 108th Pcts.

Crime rose in the 114th Precinct and fell in the 108th in 2012, although incidents of murder, rape and felony assault rose in both precincts last year, according to NYPD statistics. Comments (3).
LeFrak City

Man found dead with shot to the head in LeFrak basement

New York City’s streak of days without a murder came to an end Saturday evening when police found a man with a gunshot wound to the head in Elmhurst, the New York Police Department said. Comments (4).
Queens Village

NYPD Captain charged with domestic abuse: Cops

QUEENS VILLAGE — An NYPD Internal Affairs officer was arrested last week after allegedly beating up his girlfriend, according to the New York Post. Comment.
Astoria

Suspect sought in Ditmars cleaners hold up

ASTORIA — Police were asking the public to help identify a suspect wanted in connection with robbing the Astoria Cleaners earlier this month. Comment.
Flushing

Man stole computers, purse in Flushing: Cops

FLUSHING — Police were asking the public to help identify a suspect wanted for stealing computers and a purse along Main Street. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013

South Jamaica

Boro’s 113th Precinct tallies 16 murders in 2012

South Jamaica’s 113th Precinct recorded 16 murders in 2012, according to the Police Department’s preliminary figures, and while that number is one less than the previous year’s total, it still made the 113th the precinct with the greatest number of homicides in Queens. Comments (2).
Astoria

Scammers made off with over $4K: Police

ASTORIA — Police were asking the public to help chase down two crooks who allegedly scammed $4,500 from a senior citizen. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

Jamaica

Customs finds cocaine in passenger’s bra and shoes at JFK: Officials

JAMAICA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection made two drug arrests at John F. Kennedy International Airport after tracking suspicious packages moving through the area, the agency said. Comment.
Flushing

Cops on the hunt for boro cellphone snatch suspect

FLUSHING — The police were asking for the public to help identify a suspect wanted for allegedly stealing cellphones and other small items last year. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Flushing

Missing Korean relic has links to Flushing

A tale of international intrigue involving the Korean War, plundered palatial artifacts and a Michigan auction house led federal investigators to Flushing several years ago, although a criminal case only recently commenced. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Mom faces charges after son packs gun to school

A Far Rockaway mother faces criminal charges after authorities found that her 7-year-old son was packing more than lunch in his backpack last week. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Cops seek robbers of 15 bodegas, gas stations (With Surveillance Video)

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — The police were reaching out to the public to help identify two men who have robbed 15 bodegas, gas stations and cellphone stores across southeast Queens since late November. Comment.
South Jamaica

FDNY finds guns, ammo and marijuana in house

SOUTH JAMAICA — New York’s Finest took a mini arsenal off city streets last week when executing a search warrant at a South Jamaica home, police said. Comment.
South Richmond Hill

Police looking into how boro woman, 23, died

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL — Authorities said they were working to determine the cause of death for a 23-year-old woman who was found lifeless inside her home Monday morning. Comments (5).

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