Crime & Courts

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Long Island City

Man wanted for robbing woman at M train station: NYPD

LONG ISLAND CITY—Police were searching for a man who stole a 26-year-old woman’s iPhone while they were on the M train in Long Island City on New Year’s Eve. Comment

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016


Heroin found in a bottle of Mama Juana at JFK: CBP

JAMAICA — A passenger on an incoming flight to John F. Kennedy International Airport was caught allegedly smuggling heroin inside of a bottle of a traditional Dominican drink Jan. 6, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said. Comments (2)

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Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

Jackson Heights

Police searching for suspects in Jackson Heights lounge assault

JACKSON HEIGHTS — The NYPD was looking for three men in connection with a felony assault in Jackson Heights last month. Comment

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016


103rd Pct Inspector promoted, crime down

Despite the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old man on Dec. 31 in South Jamaica, newly promoted Inspector John Cappelman said Tuesday night overall crime was down 6 percent in the surrounding neighborhoods of downtown Jamaica at a 103rd community precinct meeting. Comments (1)

Car thefts continue in Central Queens

MASPETH—A rash of car break-ins in Central Queens continues unabated. Over the past week, at least four cars were broken into in Maspeth and two more in Elmhurst. Comments (1)

Police seek robber in Ridgewood

RIDGEWOOD—Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a man in his mid thirties in connection with a robbery in Ridgewood. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Ozone Park

Home invasion turns fatal for Ozone Park dad: NYPD

While 51-year old Frankie Nieves was getting his daughter ready for school Monday morning, two robbers entered his home and fatally shot him in Ozone Park, police said. Comments (4)

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016


Flushing woman made Korean children her slaves: DA

A Flushing woman has been charged with labor trafficking and other charges for allegedly holding two Korean children captive as slaves for six years, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016


Chinese student slashed in Whitestone will stay in the U.S.

At a news conference Thursday afternoon at the office of state Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing), a 16-year-old exchange student from China who was slashed by a mysterious attacker last month on her way to school in Whitestone said she is grateful for the community’s support and plans to stay in the United States. Comments (1)


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