Today’s news:

Police Blotter: Three men arrested in Northern Blvd. robbery

FLUSHING - Three men suspected in the robberies of 28 stores throughout Queens, Brooklyn and New York City were arrested at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday after they allegedly tried to rob a sporting goods store at 165-19 Northern Blvd. in Flushing, said Police Department spokeswoman Carolyn Chew.

George Delacruz, 28, whose address was unknown, Elvis Castillo, 27, of 115-68 Lefferts Blvd. in Ozone Park, and Cesal Mateo, 19, of 841 Knickerbocker Ave. in Brooklyn were all charged with robbery and criminal possession of a weapon, Chew said.

72-year-old man found dead outside 28th Ave. address

COLLEGE POINT - Joseph Possarello, 72, of 146-23 28th Ave. was found dead outside 156-23 28th Ave. at 1:34 p.m. Monday, said Police Department spokeswoman Det. Carolyn Chew

The cause was not determined as of press time; an investigation was continuing.

Two men rob store, flee with cash, laptop

FLUSHING - Two men in their 30s robbed an electronics store at 164-03 Northern Blvd. Saturday afternoon and walked away with $1,600 in cash and a laptop computer, said Police Department spokesman James Tuller. The robbery at Galaxy Electronics occurred at about 2 p.m. There were no arrests and an investigation was pending.

Man tied up, robbed in his 149th St. home

BRIARWOOD - A man was tied up and robbed in his home at 84-05 149th St. Saturday, said Police Department spokesman James Tuller. At about 10:45 p.m., an unknown man knocked on the door and then forced his way into the home, police said.

There were no arrests and an investigation was pending.

Two shot in Cambria Hts.; both listed as stable

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS - Two women were shot at 218-10 133rd Ave. at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Police Department spokeswoman Carolyn Chew. The gunman, in his 20s, fled in a silver Buick., police said.

One woman was grazed in the head and the other was shot in the buttocks, Chew said.

The two 24 -year-olds were both taken to Mary Immaculate in stable condition and an investigation was continuing.

Far Rockaway man arrested in murder of elderly woman

FAR ROCKAWAY- Police arrested a 31-year-old man on charges of murdering his elderly neighbor in the Edgemere Houses Aug. 8 night, the Queens district attorney

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group