Crime & Courts

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009

Whitestone Times

Feds catch Flushing car burglar: Brown

FLUSHING — An Astoria man was busted by a pair of FBI agents as he broke into a parked car in Flushing last week, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Man exposed self to woman on bus: Brown

FLUSHING — A Bayside man was arrested after allegedly fondling himself behind a woman on a public bus, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Car thief in Bayside caught red-handed: DA

BAYSIDE — A Flushing man was arrested last Thursday after a bystander spotted him breaking into a parked car, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Queens Village

Fleeing B’klyn cabbie in Jamaica injured cop: DA

JAMAICA — A Brooklyn cabbie was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer after fleeing from a Port Authority cop trying to arrest him for picking up fares at John F. Kennedy International Airport without authorization, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Queens Village

Man busted after drawing gun during fight: Brown

SOUTH JAMAICA — A Long Island man was arrested after threatening another man with a gun and then lying to police about his identity, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Queens Village

Driver killed when car slams into tree

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle accident, police in the 106th Precinct said. Comment.
Astoria Times

LIC Woman struck and killed by box truck

LONG ISLAND CITY — A Long Island City woman was killed last week when she was hit while crossing the street, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Cops seek man after attempted rape

ASTORIA — Police in the 114th Precinct were searching Tuesday for a man who robbed and tried to rape a woman early Sunday morning. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police need help to identify subway flasher

ELMHURST — Police in the 110th Precinct sought the public’s help in identifying a man who exposed himself to a female passenger on the subway last week. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 14, 2009

Whitestone Times

Phony utility worker stole jewelry: Police

BAYSIDE — Investigators were searching for a suspected utility employee imposter who they say burglarized a person last week. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Man punched, robbed on bus in Bayside: Cops

BAYSIDE — A bus rider was assaulted and robbed by two suspects Dec. 2, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Thieves take TV, jewelry from Fresh Mdws. home

FRESH MEADOWS — A home on 184th Street was burglarized Friday, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Ford van stolen off street in Fresh Meadows: Police

FRESH MEADOWS — A van was stolen off the street last week, police said. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Burglars steal jewelry, $5K from Bayside home

BAYSIDE — Police said a home was burglarized Saturday night. Comment.
Whitestone Times

Man touched young girl in Flushing Library: Cops

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man who they said inappropriately touched a girl inside the Flushing Library nearly two weeks ago. Comment.
Astoria Times

Far Rock man dies in accidental SUV crash

FAR ROCKAWAY — A man was killed last week after he lost control of his SUV and struck a light pole, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police search for robber of market in Astoria

ASTORIA — Police were looking for a fugitive they said robbed a food market store on 28th Avenue last week. Comment.
Astoria Times

Rego Pk man stole jacket from Queens Center: DA

ELMHURST — Police arrested a man last week for allegedly shoplifting a jacket at Queens Center Mall, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Cops search for missing Creedmore patient

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police have asked for the public’s help in finding a woman who went missing from Creedmore Psychiatric Services last week. Comment.
Astoria Times

Brown says boro man hit woman in Ridgewood

RIDGEWOOD — A 43-year-old man was arraigned last week in Queens Criminal Court after he allegedly hit a woman, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man from Ozone Park suspected in beating: DA

OZONE PARK — An Ozone Park man was arrested last week in connection with a suspected gang beating in October outside a grocery store near 101st Avenue and 80th Street, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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