Crime & Courts

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013


Hospital inspector charged with assault: NYPD

WESTERN QUEENS — An off-duty city hospital inspector was arrested last week and charged with assault, police said. Comment

Monday, Nov. 11, 2013


Suspect snuck into Ditmars shop for smokes, lottery tickets: Police

ASTORIA — Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly snuck into the Coffee Pot Restaurant and stole cigarettes and scratch-off lottery tickets, the NYPD said. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013


Flushing man charged with plan to sell un-stamped cigarettes: DA

FLUSHING — Authorities charged a man with bilking the city out of thousands of dollars in tax revenue by peddling un-stamped cigarettes, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (3)

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Forest Hills

Detective in 112th Pct. hit with assault charge: Police

FOREST HILLS — An off-duty NYPD detective was charged with assault, according to police. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013


Police looking out for two in Woodside burglary

WOODSIDE — Police were searching for suspects wanted in connection with an attempted burglary in Woodside. Comment

Pair swiped cell phone from woman’s bag: Police

FLUSHING — The New York Police Department reached out for help to find a duo wanted in connection with a grand larceny within the 109th Precinct. Comment

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Jackson Heights

Boro judge backs suit with videos on phone

A Queens judge now possesses what he thinks he needs in his lawsuit against the city, the NYPD and Queens District Attorney Richard Brown: two pieces of visual evidence. Comment

Cops arrest four in ticket scam

Authorities nabbed four Romanian nationals — two from Elmhurst — suspected of installing hidden cameras and credit card skimmers on ticket machines at various Long Island Rail Road stations, including one in Bayside, investigators said. Comments (7)
Rockaway Park

Nursing home resident charged in elderly roommate’s death: DA

A resident of a Rockaway Park nursing home has been arraigned on a charge that he beat his roommate to death, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Friday. Comment
Rochdale Village

Rochdale man convicted of raping two women: Brown

ROCHDALE — A Rochdale man has been convicted of raping two women in two days, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)
Kew Gardens Hills

Cops report attempted rape at Queens College

FLUSHING — The Police Department asked for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted for an attempted rape within the 107th Precinct. Comments (4)

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

Long Island City

LIC building becomes last site to receive tag from Banksy

The artists from 5Pointz were back in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday as hearings got under way into the stature of the artwork that covers the graffiti warehouse complex. Comment

Cops hunting Bayside bank robbery suspect

BAYSIDE — Police were on the lookout for a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery at a Flushing Savings Bank last month, cops said. Comment
St. Albans

Former teacher sentenced in sex abuse case

ST. ALBANS — A former Queens public school teacher convicted this June of sexually abusing five of his students received a 35-year prison sentence Wednesday, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (4)


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