Crime & Courts

Friday, July 17, 2009

Whitestone Times

Wheels, tires stolen off of SUV in Bayside

BAYSIDE — Police were looking for the people who stole the wheels of a new SUV early Tuesday morning. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Man slapped child in Flushing: Brown

FLUSHING — A Queensboro Hill man was charged with child endangerment after allegedly slapping a child in front of a police officer, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

I’m a stranded customer, burglar said: Brown

WOODSIDE — A Woodside man allegedly burglarized a store and tried to pass himself off as a customer locked in overnight when an employee walked in on him, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man busted after cop spots him on roof: DA

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A Corona man was arrested Friday after being spotted breaking into a store, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

California man guilty of vandalizing Citi Field

FLUSHING — A California man was arrested July 9 at Citi Field after he was caught vandalizing a foul pole, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Gregory Gaines, 50, was charged with making graffiti and possessing a graffiti instrument after a security guard caught him writing “Jack 7/9/2009” on the pole with a permanent marker. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man shot fireworks at 108th Precinct cop: DA

SUNNYSIDE — A Sunnyside man was arrested by police in the 108th Precinct after he allegedly fired a Roman candle at a police officer intent on citing him for illegal fireworks, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Whitestone Times

Jewelry, camera stolen from Bayside home

BAYSIDE — Police were looking for a suspect who broke into a home Friday. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Police search for minivan stolen from parking lot

BAYSIDE — A minivan was stolen from a parking lot Sunday around 12:30 p.m., police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Woman victim of sexual assault, robbery: Police

FRESH MEADOWS — Investigators were looking for a man who they claim sexually assaulted and robbed a woman Friday night. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Alley Pond golf course becomes scene of fight

DOUGLASTON — A man and woman were arrested Friday after they got into a heated argument during a golf game, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Road rage in Rockaways leads to man’s arrest

ROCKAWAYS — An unlicensed motorist was arraigned last week on several charges after he allegedly went on a road rage tirade at the intersection of Shore Front Parkway and Beach 84th Street, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Maspeth child almost drowned at N.J. camp

NEW JERSEY — A 5-year-old Maspeth boy was recovering at a Philadelphia hospital this weekend after he nearly drowned at a campground, New Jersey state police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Pickpocket stole cell phone in Astoria: Cops

ASTORIA — Police released the image last week of a man wanted in connection with a robbery. Comment.
Astoria Times

2 boro stores harassed by same man: Brown

ELMHURST — A Manhattan man was arraigned last week on charges of injuring a person inside a store and wrecking another nearby shop, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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