Crime & Courts

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009

Whitestone Times

Flushing man assaulted with piece of wood: DA

FLUSHING — A Franklin Avenue resident was arrested on assault charges last week for allegedly hitting another man in the head with a piece of wood, authorities said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Crane on Throgs Neck Bridge pins, kills worker

BEECHHURST — A Port Washington, L.I., man was killed Tuesday when the boom of a crane snapped and pinned him against a vehicle on the Throgs Neck Bridge, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Former psych patient accused of harassment

FAR ROCKAWAY — A Queens woman filed aggravated harassment charges after allegedly receiving a peculiar and disturbing package from a former patient at the psychiatric hospital where she works, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Traffic agent spat at, punched by driver: Cops

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A 35th Avenue resident was arrested after allegedly assaulting a city traffic agent last week. Comment.
Astoria Times

Corona woman threw DVD player at man’s head: DA

CORONA — Police arrested a 43-year-old woman on assault charges for allegedly throwing a DVD player at a man’s head, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Far Rock man dies from gunshot to head: Police

FAR ROCKAWAY — Police said a 32-year-old man was killed Monday after being shot once in the head inside an apartment building. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009

Whitestone Times

111th Precinct searches for thief who stole Acura

BAYSIDE — Police were on the lookout for a thief who stole a luxury sedan parked near 45th Avenue and 218th Street last week. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Counting devices stolen from church in Flushing

FLUSHING — St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was burglarized over the weekend, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

LIRR passenger robbed, beaten at Bayside stop

BAYSIDE — Police were looking for two men who they said assaulted and robbed a Long Island Rail Road rider Sunday morning. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Burglar strikes lockers%A0at Bayside fitness club

BAYSIDE — A perpetrator was wanted for allegedly stealing various items from the lockers of the Bally gym at 245-20 Horace Harding Expwy., police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Cyclist struck by Jetta, killed on Blvd. of Death

ELMHURST — A bicyclist was killed on the Queens Boulevard Friday night when a driver accidentally struck him, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Drunk driver had teens, child in car: Nassau cops

LONG ISLAND — A Ridgewood man was driving drunk this weekend in Merrick, L.I., with three teens and a child riding with him, Nassau County authorities said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Corona man fondled girl in public pool: Police

CORONA — A 20-year-old man was arrested and arraigned Friday after he allegedly sexually abused a girl at a public pool, according to the police. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man robbed at gunpoint at his apartment: Police

WOODSIDE — Police were searching for three men who burglarized a man at gunpoint last month. Comment.

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