Crime & Courts

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012


Flushing man faces 24 years for killing girlfriend

FLUSHING — A Flushing man was sentenced to 24 years in prison for stabbing his former girlfriend to death, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Subway robber caught in Jamaica: Police

JAMAICA — A suspect in various larcenies on the subway was nabbed at the Parsons Boulevard and Archer Avenue station in Jamaica when an MTA employee spotted him during an interview with an NYPD officer, authorities said. Comment

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

Ozone Park

Suspect stole lotto tix from boro deli: Police

OZONE PARK — Police arrested a man earlier this month, who they accuse of stealing lottery tickets from an Ozone Park deli in November, the New York Post reported. Comment

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3 men impersonated cops on Valentine’s Day: Police

ROSEDALE — Police were looking for three white males in connection with a Valentine’s Day armed robbery and criminal impersonation of police officers at a Pay-O-Matic in Rosedale, authorities said. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012

South Jamaica

Cops hunt man in four boro robbery cases

JAMAICA — Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with four gunpoint robberies in southeast Queens over the last two months. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012


Woodside slay suspect in jail

Capt. Donald Powers, commanding officer of the 108th Precinct, said at a town hall meeting last week that a man suspected of killing a Berkeley Co-Op Towers Section II resident last year was recently extradited to New York from Boston. Comment

Police seek three men in iPhone robberies

ASTORIA — Police were asking for the public’s help in catching three men suspected of stealing iPhones from N train passengers in Astoria. Comment

Cops of the month honored at 109th Precinct

Police Officer Brian Roby and Sgt. Michael Elderbaum were given Cops of the Month Awards for collecting surveillance information that led to the arrest of three men in early January and the seizure of two handguns and a substantial amount of heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana, according to Deputy Inspector Brian Maguire. Comments (1)

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

Middle Village

Pet store seeks stolen puppy

The husband-and-wife owners of a Middle Village pet store are offering a $200 reward and a store discount to anyone who can help cops identify a woman who snatched a puppy from the business Friday night. Comment
College Point

College Pt. bank hit second time

Police arrested a 55-year-old man last week on charges of robbing a Capital One Bank in College Point just three months after the same house of lending was hit by what eyewitnesses described as a gun-slinging senior. Comment
Long Island City

Fight on N train gets violent with knife: Post

LONG ISLAND CITY — A spat between two N train straphangers Monday ended in knife violence, the New York Post reported. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012


Corona students sent Xmas cards to jailbird: City

A 31-year-old teacher in Corona gave her students the assignment to create Christmas cards for those in need, but she sent the cards to a friend who is an inmate in upstate New York, according to a report from the special commissioner of investigation for the New York City school district. Comment
South Jamaica

Report details Forde Fla. arrest

A police report from Florida shows striking similarities between a crime committed there and an incident earlier this month in which a man is accused of killing his brother in front of the victim’s South Jamaica family. Comment
Kew Gardens

Ex-Mets manager stole team memorabilia: DA

KEW GARDENS — The former longtime clubhouse manager of the New York Mets pleaded guilty in Queens Supreme Court Tuesday to stealing $2.3 million in Mets memorabilia, but will not face jail time as part of his plea agreement, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012

Rego Park

PS 174 teacher arrested on sex abuse charges

A review is underway of all city Department of Education personnel after a computer teacher at PS 174 in Rego Park was charged with sexually touching two boys, city Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said outside the school Friday. Comment

Man wanted in attempted rape in 104th Precinct

RIDGEWOOD — The NYPD is looking for a man suspected of robbing and attempting to rape a woman within the confines of the 104th Precinct. Comment

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