Crime & Courts

Friday, March 27, 2009

Whitestone Times

Flushing woman punched, threatened husband: DA

FLUSHING — A woman was accused of assault after punching her husband and wielding a knife, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Contractor forced to pay $1M in back wages

KEW GARDENS — A Brooklyn electrical contractor was forced to pay more than $1 million in back wages to workers involved in projects at locations, including Queens Hospital Center and the Queens Botanical Gardens, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Disbarred former lawyer pleads to stealing funds

KEW GARDENS — The Bayside and Jackson Heights attorney who sued a number of Atlantic City casinos after looting her clients’ escrow accounts to fuel a gambling habit pleaded guilty to grand larceny Tuesday, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Woman bashed partner in head with board: DA

FAR ROCKAWAY — A woman was arrested Saturday after bashing her partner in the head with a board, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Upstate man was drunk when he crashed: DA

RIDGEWOOD — An upstate man was charged with drunk driving March 17 after smashing into another car in Ridgewood, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man robbed two of trendy cell phones: DA

RIDGEWOOD — A man was charged with a pair of robberies at the same intersection after allegedly attacking two people for their cell phones March 17, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

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