Crime & Courts

Wednesday, July 6, 2011


Burglar steals boro man’s TV and turtle: Police

SOUTH JAMAICA — An alleged South Jamaica cat burglar did not even spare his victim’s pet turtle, police said. Comment.

Rosedale girl critical after being hit by bus

ROSEDALE — A 7-year-old girl was clinging to life Monday after she was accidentally struck by a school bus in the middle of the afternoon, the police said. She was with a dog at the time. Comment.

Boro Little League coach abused three more boys

KEW GARDENS — The former Rochdale Village Little League coach, who has been arrested for allegedly molesting three of his athletes, was indicted on further criminal charges in Queens Criminal Court Tuesday after investigators found he sexually abused three other boys, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

300 lbs. of illegal drugs nabbed at JFK: Feds

JFK AIRPORT — Customs agents seized more than 300 pounds of illegal substances from travelers who were entering New York from destinations around the world, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said. Comment.

Disorderly Mets fan fought with cops: DA

CORONA — A New York Mets fan took some swings of his own during a June 19 game at Citi Field, documents from the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Bronx woman hit, killed by van in LIC: Police

LONG ISLAND CITY — A Bronx woman was killed Saturday after she was hit by a van at the corner of 40th Avenue and 12th Street, police said. Comment.

Howard Beach man fired paintball gun at pal: DA

HOWARD BEACH — A Howard Beach resident was arrested after allegedly shooting another man in the leg with a paintball gun June 19, the Queens DA said. Comment.

Cops confiscate 17 rifles, BB Gun from boro home

MIDDLE VILLAGE — Police found multiple, unregistered rifles in the home of a Middle Village man as they were arresting him on a domestic abuse call, the Queens District Attorney’s office said. Comment.

Attacker broke cheek, then choked woman: DA

BROAD CHANNEL — A Broad Channel man allegedly fractured someone’s face June 19, but not before also allegedly choking a woman who tried to stop the beating, the Queens DA said. Comment.

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