Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011


Two teen girls arrested in Wendy’s melee: Cops

QUEENS VILLAGE – Two 15-year-old girls were arrested and charged with assault and harassment in connection with the January beating of a Wendy’s cashier that was caught on video and posted on YouTube, police said Tuesday. Comment.

Cops say Queens Village man has gone missing

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police said they were looking for a missing Queens Village man, Robert Hoyte, 62, who was last seen leaving his home at 879-25 Winchester Blvd. Tuesday at 12:15 a.m. Comment.

Virginian strangled man in Jamaica store: Police

JAMAICA — A violent outburst in a Walgreens Jan. 24 ended with the arrest of a Virginia man, according to police. Comment.

Traffic agent caught for DWI in Sunnyside: Cops

SUNNYSIDE — A traffic enforcement agent was arrested Monday for allegedly drinking and driving on the job, according to police. Comment.

Woman has pocketbook stolen, punched: Cops

REGO PARK — A man attacked a 66-year-old woman and stole her pocketbook on Saunders Street Jan. 24, according to police. Comment.

Cops assaulted before tackling man, 18: Post

RIDGEWOOD — Seven police officers subdued a feisty teenager on the night of Jan. 24, but not before the teen told them, “I’m going to kick your ass” and then followed up on his promise, the New York Post reported. Comment.

Traffic violation foils Forest Hills getaway

FOREST HILLS — The getaway of two alleged robbers was cut short when police stopped them for a traffic violation on Friday, the New York Post reported. Comment.

Cell phone scam leads to Astoria robbery

ASTORIA — A man’s plans to purchase a used cellphone in the parking lot of a Home Depot Jan. 8 backfired when he was robbed instead, according to a criminal complaint. Comment.

Basement in Astoria burglarized: Police

ASTORIA — Police arrested a man who allegedly broke into a 30th Street building Jan. 24. Comment.

Whereabouts of man from LIC unknown: Cops

ASTORIA — A Long Island City man has been reported missing, police said. Comment.

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