Crime & Courts

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016


Auberndale man kills his father: Police

The first homicide in the 111th Precinct since 2014 is the result of a family affair gone horribly wrong, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Jackson Heights

East Elmhurst jogger slashed in Jackson Heights

A 19-year-old East Elmhurst woman was slashed while jogging Sunday morning in Jackson Heights, according to the NYPD. The victim was at the corner of 79th Street and 25th Avenue just after 11 a.m. when a man ran up beside her and slashed her in the left thigh with an unknown weapon, police said. Comments (2).

Bayside man convicted for his parents’ murders

A Bayside man charged with killing his parents in separate attacks over a year apart was convicted Friday after a nearly three-week-long trial. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

College Point

Decomposed body discovered in College Point Yacht Club

Police were investigating the death of a man whose body was found decomposed inside the College Point Yacht Club grounds. Comments (1).

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Ozone Park

Deli robbers flee when alarm went off: NYPD

OZONE PARK — Police were looking for suspects in an attempted robbery incident at a deli in Ozone Park, police said. Comments (1).

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Forest Hills

Forest Hills butt stabber arrested

FOREST HILLS — A man who police say repeatedly stabbed a subway passenger on a Forest Hills train late last year was arrested Jan. 12, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (1).

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Jackson Heights

Two arrested in $14M heroin bust in Jackson Heights

State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) is applauding law enforcement for a huge drug bust in his district last week. Comments (2).

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016


Bothers sentenced for sex trafficking and promoting prostitution at Woodside motel: Queens DA

A Corona man, and his brother from Brooklyn were sentenced to prison lastThursday in a 2014 gunpoint sex trafficking case in which a 25-year-old woman was allegedly “sold” to them for $200 and then held against her will for a week during which she was forced to have sex for money, according to prosecutors. Comments (1).

Woman attacked and robbed in her car on Avery Road: NYPD

FLUSHING — An unidentified man attacked a woman inside her car early Jan. 27 on Avery Avenue, and stole credit cards and $2,000 cash from her purse, police said. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016


Mystery surrounds September disappearance of Whitestone woman

A private investigator and the family of a Whitestone woman who mysteriously disappeared five months ago still have no clues as to what happened to her as the second month of the new year kicks off. Comments (1).
Forest Hills

ATM skimmers plague Queens

A group of roving ATM skimmers are plaguing Forest Hills, Queens Village and Flushing. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Oakland Gardens

Man robs Chase Bank in Oakland Gardens: NYPD

Police were looking for a suspect who robbed a Chase Bank location, 61-09 Springfield Blvd., in Oakland Gardens Tuesday. Comments (3).

Two men attack CVS employee while trying to steal ice cream: Police

ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct were searching for two men who attempted to steal ice cream from a CVS Pharmacy, and then beat up the employee who confronted them, police said. Comments (3).

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016


Officer pushed onto Jamaica subway tracks by four suspects: NYPD

Police were searching for four suspects who pushed a police officer from the NYPD Transit Unit onto the tracks when they were stopped for not paying a subway fare at the Jamaica Center/Parsons-Archer terminal in downtown Jamaica. Comments (3).
South Ozone Park

Suspect in hotel shooting charged with robbery in another incident: DA

One of the career criminals, suspected of having a connection with a hotel shooting last month of a mother and daughter near Kennedy Airport, was charged with robbery incidents in Queens and Nassau counties, according to police officials and the Queens district attorney. Comments (2).

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016


Bourbon Street burglarized over weekend: Cops

Two masked burglars broke into Bourbon Street Bar and Restaurant in Bayside, 40-12 Bell Blvd., over the weekend, walking out with a safe full of cash, police said Monday. Comment.

Suspect demanded sex act with knife: NYPD

WOODHAVEN — Police released the sketch of a suspect who allegedly threatened a victim with a knife before making sexual demands in Woodhaven, police said. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

College Point

Woman dies after being struck by truck in College Pt.: NYPD

COLLEGE POINT—A cement truck fatally struck a 61-year-old woman last week in College Point, the NYPD said. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Kew Gardens

New courts may curb gun violence

In an effort to curb gun violence across the five boroughs, the de Blasio administration announced last week Project Fast Track, a strategic plan intended to expand police investigations and to expedite illegal gun cases in the state court system. Comments (1).

Police looking for Bayside robbery suspect

BAYSIDE—A masked robber stole a pack of cigarettes and $40 in cash from the JJ Town Deli last Monday after pointing what was alleged to be a gun at the clerk, the NYPD said. Comments (1).
Forest Hills

Forest Hills pimp faces years in prison: DA

FOREST HILLS — A Forest Hills man is facing between six and 12 years in prison for the recruitment and statutory rape of two young women, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said last week. Comments (2).

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

South Ozone Park

Two men arrested in Hampton Inn shooting: NYPD

Police officials said two men were arrested in connection with the Hampton Inn shooting robbery of a mother and daughter near JFK last week as part of an investigation into a series of incidents at hotel parking areas. Comment.

Trial underway for Bayside man accused of murdering parents

A Bayside man who was indicted in 2012 in the murders of his mother and father is defending himself at his trial in Queens Supreme Court. Comment.

Man allegedly attacked woman at massage parlor: NYPD

FLUSHING — An Auburndale man was arrested after police said he allegedly assaulted a 40-year-old woman at a massage parlor in Flushing earlier this month. Comments (1).

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016


Peace week ends with talk on violence in Jamaica

As Peace Week took place across the city and borough, community leaders including Carol Maraj, mother of rapper Nicki Minaj, and police officials came together in downtown Jamaica to have a discussion about violence in their communities. Comments (4).

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

South Ozone Park

Mother, daughter shot at Hampton Inn in South Ozone Park

A mother was fighting for her life at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Friday after gunman shot at her and her daughter Thursday night outside of Hampton Inn in South Ozone Park, according to police sources. Comments (2).

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