Crime & Courts

Friday, April 17, 2009

Astoria Times

Ex−Mets star convicted of beating girlfriend

KEW GARDENS — A former big league baseball player was sentenced Tuesday to spend nine months in jail for beating up his girlfriend in the fall, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
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U.S. citizen accused of concealing heroin at JFK

KENNEDY AIRPORT — U.S. Customs agents allege an airline passenger arriving from Ecuador Friday had a sweet spot for drugs in his luggage. Comment.
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St. Albans man violated protection order: Brown

ST. ALBANS — A 29−year−old man was arraigned last week for allegedly stalking a woman who had placed an order of protection against him, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
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Police need help in search for ill woman

MASPETH — Police are asking the public’s help in finding an ill woman who disappeared from her home last week. Comment.
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Cabbie dies in Grand Central car accident

GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY — A 24−year−old taxi driver died in a car accident that brought traffic to a halt Saturday morning, police said. Comment.
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Man charged with disorderly conduct

JAMAICA — Police arrested a man last week who they say frightened officers and pedestrians. Comment.
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Police need help in search for missing teen

HOWARD BEACH — A teenager has been reported missing since April 8, police said. Comment.
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Jamaica man assaulted woman in his apt.: DA

JAMAICA — The Queens district attorney’s office arraigned a man last week who they say beat up a woman in his apartment. Comment.

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