Jamaica Times

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011

Queens Village

Queens Village resident sentenced for ID theft

A Queens Village resident and Haitian immigrant who worked as a tax preparer was sentenced to 2 1/3 to seven years in prison last week after he stole the identity of one of his clients, who was also Haitian, to open multiple credit cards for expenses associated with a pub he owns in Queens Village, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment

Rosedale pastor hurt in hit-and-run

A Rosedale pastor is recovering at a Long Island hospital and the authorities were hard at work Tuesday searching for the suspected hit-and-run driver who put him there. Comment

Bill would ice bad landlords

The city public advocate is working on new legislation that would turn up the heat on landlords, including four in southeast Queens, who fail to meet their tenants’ basic needs during the winter. Comment

Boro man, 40, stabbed in Brooklyn boarding house

A 60-year-old Brooklyn resident has been arrested in the stabbing of a 40-year-old Laurelton man to death late Friday on East 51st Street between Avenues K and L in Brooklyn, police said. The New York Post reported the man, 40-year-old Shayne Sinclair, was a handyman for the boarding house where he was slain. Comment

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