Crime & Courts

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012

Woodhaven

Jury finds Elmhust man guilty in 2010 Woodhaven train slay

A Queens Supreme Court jury found a young Elmhurst man guilty Friday in the 2010 fatal stabbing of a Woodhaven man defending his brother on the J train platform at the 85th Street-Forest Parkway station, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria

Senior charged with assault daughter: DA

ASTORIA — A 74-year-old woman was arrested and charged with assault after allegedly slashing her daughter with a kitchen knife, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.
Flushing

Man charged in bottle bash at Flushing bar: DA

FLUSHING — A barfight brawl ended with one man in cuffs and another in an area hospital, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

Elmhurst

Woodside man gets four years for crime jag

A Woodside man will be spending four years in jail as the result of a burglary spree and flight from the police last summer that ended in multiple car crashes and four people — including three officers — injured, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Ridgewood

Man arrested for spray painting bridge: Cops

BROOKLYN — A Ridgewood man was arrested and charged with spray painting his tag on the side of the Brooklyn Bridge, according to the NYPD. Comment.
Long Island City

LIC woman arrested in Louisiana murder: DA

LONG ISLAND CITY — A 47-year-old registered nurse in Long Island City was arrested on charges of murder, criminal conspiracy and robbery dating back to an incident in Louisiana in 1984, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Flushing

Flushing doc who prescribed addictive pills faces homicide chanrges after overdoses

A New Jersey doctor who ran a weekend pain management clinic in Flushing was charged with homicide Thursday after allegedly prescribing medication that led to the overdose of two of his patients, the city’s special narcotics prosecutor said. Comment.
Corona

Monserrate finds court support from girlfriend he once attacked

As disgraced former state Sen. and City Councilman Hiram Monserrate prepares to face sentencing for fraud convictions that could put him behind bars for up to 40 years, the girlfriend who he was found guilty of assaulting is still standing by her man. Comment.
Queens Village

Crime drops in 105th Pct

The 105th Precinct passed a milestone in late November when the crime level fell below where it had been last year. Comment.
Ridgewood

Cops on the hunt for bank robbery suspect

RIDGEWOOD — Police were looking for a suspect wanted in connection with multiple bank robberies across Ridgewood and two other boroughs. Comment.
Elmhurst

Elmhurst man charged in Manhattan rape case

ELMHURST — An Elmhurst has been charged with raping a 29-year-old woman after he allegedly pushed his way into her Manhattan apartment complex at West 15th Street near 6th Avenue, authorities said. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

Breezy Point

Breezy Point stays vigilant

Residents who have finished fighting fires and floodwaters in Breezy Point are now dealing with a new scourge: thieves. Comment.
Long Island City

Police seek suspects in LIC safe burglary

LONG ISLAND CITY — Police wee looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a September burglary that occurred on Northern Boulevard, according to the NYPD. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Elmhurst

Family mourning Elmhurst man pushed in front of train

The family of an Elmhurst man who police say was pushed in front of a Q train told members of the media Wednesday they were grieving and requested privacy at a news conference in Maspeth with City Comptroller John Liu. Comments (1).
Whitestone

Whitestone man given 10 years in bomb plot

MANHATTAN — An Algerian immigrant who formerly lived in Whitestone pleaded guilty to multiple synagogue bomb plots Tuesday in a Manhattan state court, the Manhattan DA said. Comment.
Arverne

Man, 28, dead inside Arverne Houses: Police

ROCKAWAYS — An Arverne teen allegedly killed a 28-year-old in a Rockaway housing project last month, police said. Comment.
Corona

Two men attack elderly man on a walk: Cops

CORONA — Police were looking for two men wanted in connection with a possible early morning hate crime that occurred on 46th Avenue. Comment.
Auburndale

AG cites four boro gas stations with gouging

FLUSHING — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman informed four Queens gas stations that he will initiate enforcement proceedings against owners after the fuel depots allegedly violated the state’s price gouging law in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

Elmhurst

Qns man shoved in front of Q train

A 58-year-old Elmhurst man died early Monday afternoon shortly after being pushed in front of a downtown-bound Q subway train in Manhattan, police said. Comment.

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