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Police Blotter: Swastikas scrawled on Glen Oaks overpass


By The TimesLedger

GLEN OAKS — Police were investigating a possible bias incident in Glen Oaks Friday night when swastikas were discovered spray-painted on an overpass at the intersection of the Grand Central Parkway and Commonwealth Boulevard, Det. Carolyn Chew said.

The three swastikas were found at about 7:30 p.m. Friday, Chew said.

Man charged with menacing security guard at Shea

FLUSHING — A man was arrested at Shea Stadium Friday night for allegedly menacing a security guard, police said.

Brian McKeefery, 33, whose address was not released, was charged with menacing a security guard and criminal possession of a weapon, Det. Carolyn Chew said.

Police to offer VIN etching at 31st Road in Flushing

FLUSHING — The 109th Police Precinct in Flushing is to offer vehicle identification number etching on Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Under the program, police permanently imprint a car’s VIN in the windows, making it harder to resell the car’s parts if it is stolen.

The free service will be offered at 140-21 31st Road, in cooperation with the Mitchell-Linden Civic Association.

Man killed, another injured in South Jamaica shooting

JAMAICA — A 28-year-old man was shot to death and another man was injured by an unidentified assailant at the South Jamaica Houses Saturday, police said.

Aswald Walker of 98-32 57th Ave. in Corona was shot in the head and torso at 160th Street and 107th Avenue at about 4:30 a.m., said Officer Gary Cillo, a police spokesman.

Walker was found dead at the scene and another man, who was not identified by police, was treated at Mary Immaculate Hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg, said Detective Victor Logen of the 103th Precinct.

Police were investigating.

Laurelton woman stabbed by husband at home: Cops

LAURELTON — A woman was stabbed at her Laurelton home Saturday morning after an argument with her husband, police said.

The victim, 27, fled her home at 130-71 224th St. with her children at about 2 a.m. Saturday after she was allegedly threatened by her husband with a gun, Officer Gary Cillo said.

The husband, Tony Falconer, 36, was later arrested and charged with assault, menacing, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon, Cillo said.

The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition, Cillo said.

Holliswood teen missing from Green Acres Mall

HOLLISWOOD — A Holliswood teenager was reported missing last Thursday morning when he failed to meet his brother after a trip to the Green Acres Mall, police said.

Det. Theresa Farello said the boy, Sean Farrell, 15, of 93-07 202 St. in Holliswood, went to the mall with his brother to see separate movies.

The brothers were to meet each other afterward, Farello said, but Sean Farrell did not join his brother.

Argument leads to stabbing in Ravenswood, two arrested

RAVENSWOOD — Two men were arrested for allegedly stabbing another man after an argument in Ravenswood early Sunday morning, police said.

Officer Joseph Cavitolo said Vincent Mendoza, 29, and Mario Jimenez, 21, whose addresses were not released, allegedly stabbed the victim four times after the dispute at 36th Avenue and 34th Street shortly after midnight on Sunday morning.

The 23-year-old victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in serious condition, Cavitolo said.

Man found dead on 94th Street

EAST ELMHURST — An unidentified man was found dead on a sidewalk in East Elmhurst last Thursday morning next to a livery cab, police said.

Det. Theresa Farello said the victim, whose name and age were not released, was found next to the vehicle on 94th Street between 23rd and 24 avenues at about 9:15 a.m. last Thursday.

Police were investigating.

Driver, construction worker hurt in Rego Park car accident

REGO PARK — Two men suffered minor injuries after a Tuesday afternoon car accident in Rego Park, police said.

Det. Robert Samuels said a driver turning his car onto Eliot Avenue near Queens Boulevard accidentally hit an air compressor at a construction site at about 3:30 p.m.

The impact pushed the compressor onto the leg of a construction worker.

Samuels said the driver and the worker were treated for minor injuries.

Two men arrested in Corona stabbing

CORONA — Two young men were arrested Sunday for allegedly stabbing a man in Corona Sunday night, police said.

Sanchez Castro, 19, of 42-72 45th Ave. in Sunnyside, and David Perez, 20, of 484 Underhill Ave. in Brooklyn, were arrested and charged with assault after allegedly stabbing a Corona man, Det. Theresa Farello said.

The 24-year-old victim was stabbed in the chest at 34-24 108 St. and taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition.

Sylvia Granados, 22, of 38-11 112 St. in Corona was also arrested, charged with obstructing governmental administration for allegedly hiding Castro and Perez, Farello said.

Man charged with keeping woman captive in Corona

CORONA — An ex-convict who allegedly forced a woman to marry him and kept her captive in his home, where he raped her, was arrested last Thursday, police said.

Charles Miloro of 47-46 98th Place in Corona, was holding the victim in his house against her will, said Detective Theresa Farello, a police spokeswoman. His age was not known.

The victim escaped April 6, but Miloro chased after her, allegedly assaulting her and stealing her purse, Farello said. The woman was treated at an area hospital. Her name was not released.

The man was apprehended in Stanford, Conn. and arrested in Queens last Thursday, Farello said.

He was charged with rape, robbery, assault, unlawful imprisonment, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of stolen property, Farello said.

Two arrested in Corona in March robbery, killing

CORONA — Two people were arrested Friday in the March 31 robbery and murder of a 49-year-old man, police said.

Troy Evans, 36, of 97-07 Horace Harding Expressway, and Dolores Booker, 35, of 98-38 57th Ave. allegedly robbed a man at 97-20 57th Ave. on March 31, said Det. Carolyn Chew.

During the robbery the victim was pushed to the ground where he hit his head and later died, Chew said.

Evans and Booker were charged with murder in the second degree and robbery, she said.

Woman gives birth in Roosevelt Ave. bathroom

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A pregnant woman was walking past a doctor’s office on Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights when she began to go into premature labor, police said.

The woman, 20, walked into the doctor’s office at 95-55 Roosevelt Ave. and proceeded to give birth in the bathroom because the doctor was not there, Det. Robert Samuels said.

The baby was not breathing until police gave the newborn CPR, Samuels said.

Both mother and child were taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition, he said.

Man pushed down, robbed at Queens Plaza station

LONG ISLAND CITY — A man was robbed Friday afternoon as he left the Queens Plaza South subway station at Jackson Avenue, police said.

The 24-year-old victim had come off the eastbound F train at the Jackson Avenue stop and was walking up the stairs when he was pushed to the ground from behind by three unidentified attackers, Det. Carolyn Chew said.

The robbers took diamonds, a watch and a wallet from the victim before fleeing the scene, she said.

Police were investigating.

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