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Police Blotter: Auburndale woman charged with stabbing boyfriend

AUBURNDALE - A woman stabbed her boyfriend during a domestic dispute at 194-02 Station Rd. last Thursday, police said.

Diana Sylvander, 43, stabbed 54-year-old John McLauglin an unknown number of times in the legs about 3:25 a.m., police said.

McLauglin was taken to New York Hospital Medical Center Queens with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sylvander was arrested and charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

5 Queens residents charged in rent subsidy larceny case

FLUSHING — Five Queens residents living in city Housing Authority buildings were charged with stealing nearly $83,000 in government rent subsidies, the Queens District Attorney said.

The defendants allegedly concealed their employment or household income from the Housing Authority and were each charged with grand larcen, the DA said. If convicted they could face seven years in prison, said Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn.

Thelma Bell, 50, of Pomonok Houses in Flushing, was charged with concealing her husband’s employment status to claim $22,923 in subsidies, Hearn said.

Sheila Elmore, 46, is accused of subletting her subsidized apartment in Rochdale Village while she lived with her son in St. Albans, garnering $13,529 in government money, according to a DOI release. Acquanetta Cooper, 32, who lives in a subsidized apartment in Jamaica, allegedly hid her true salary to qualify for the residence and received $10,000 in housing funds, the release said.

Two other women from Far Rockaway were also charged, according to the release.

Corrections officer charged with assault in Kew Gardens

KEW GARDENS — Michael Dash, a corrections officer assigned to the Queens House of Detention, was arrested last Thursday at 6:45 p.m. and charged with assault following a dispute, police said.

Man reports being shot near Liberty Ave. in Jamaica

JAMAICA — A 26-year-old man entered Parkway Hospital last Thursday about 2:05 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said.

The victim told police he was near the Van Wyck Expressway and Liberty Avenue when he heard several shots and realized one of the bullets struck him in the leg.

No arrests were made in the ongoing investigation.

Note-toting robber hits Queens Village Citibank

QUEENS VILLAGE — A 23-year-old man passed a note demanding money to the teller in the Citibank at 217-10 Jamaica Ave. about 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

He fled with an undetermined amount of cash, police said.

No weapons were displayed, no injuries were reported and no arrests were made, police said.

The investigation was ongoing.

5 arrested in connection with Woodhaven robberies

WOODHAVEN — Officers from the 102nd Precinct arrested five men Friday at 2:30 p.m. after a six-month investigation into local burglaries, police said.

At 96-10 Jamaica Ave., officers apprehended John Tolentido, 37, of 69-06 Cooper Ave. in Glendale; Nicoa Troia, 23, of 62-11 Catalpa Ave. in Ridgewood; and Anthony Musacchia, 21, of 82-46 62nd Ave. in Middle Village, police said.

Daniel Burlock, 39, of Bluepoint was arrested at 92-16A Jamaica Ave., and Dario Quezada, 50, of 79-13 Pitkin Ave. in Ozone Park was arrested at 93-10 Atlantic Ave., police said.

All five men were charged with criminal possession of stolen property, police said.

Property recovered at the three arrest locations included a loaded shotgun, large quantities of jewelry, several gold bars, a brick of silver, a number of Game Boys, cell phones, computers, digital cameras and other electronics, police said.

Woman reports being raped at building in Rockaway

ROCKAWAY — A woman was raped by a man who approached her as she left a building Saturday in the 101st Precinct, police said.

The 44-year-old woman was leaving a building on Almeda Avenue at 10:30 a.m. Saturday when a man began talking to her, police said.

He then pulled the woman inside the building to a compactor room, where he forcibly raped and sodomized her, police said. He fled with the victim’s money.

The victim was treated and released at an area hospital, police said.

No arrests were made, and the investigation was ongoing.

Richmond Hill man arrested in shooting of 18-year-old

RICHMOND HILL — A Richmond Hill man was arrested for allegedly shooting another man twice during a dispute Monday, police said.

Anderson Singh, 17, of 87-41 110th St., was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

He allegedly shot an 18-year-old man twice in the torso during a dispute in front of 97-33 105th St., police said.

The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, according to police.

Cops apprehended Singh and recovered a .380 handgun, police said.

Hollis woman reports rape by acquaintance

HOLLIS — A 31-year-old woman told police a 27-year-old man she knows forcibly raped her near 113th Road about 10 a.m. April 23, police said.

The suspect fled the scene after the incident, police said.

The investigation was ongoing.

Ridgewood man dies following April 16 hit-and-run

BROOKLYN — A Ridgewood man has died almost two weeks after he was struck by a car, police said.

Ilirjan Lika, 31, of 69-07 65th St., was hit shortly before noon April 16 at the corner of Van Siclin Avenue and Linden Boulevard by a blue-green Dodge Intrepid which fled the scene, police said.

Lika died Monday at Brookdale Hospital, police said.

The car that struck Lika had damage to the left front headlight and mirror, police said. Anyone with information should call 1-800-577-TIPS.

Anti-Mexican comments painted on Woodside church

WOODSIDE — Anti-Mexican remarks were spray-painted onto the wall of the Church of Latter Day Saints at 40-26 62nd St. at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

No arrests were made in the bias incident, police said. The investigation was ongoing.

Anti-gay comments sprayed at Ridgewood location

RIDGEWOOD — An unknown person spray-painted anti-gay remarks on the wall of 68-59 60th Lane at 2:30 p.m. Monday, police said.

No arrests were made in the ongoing investigation.

Man armed with note hits E. Elmhurst check store

EAST ELMHURST — A check-cashing store was robbed by a note-wielding man April 23, police said.

A black man in his 20s wearing dark clothing entered the store at 94-21 Astoria Blvd. at 4:35 p.m. and passed an employee a note demanding cash, police said.

The employee complied, handing an undetermined amount of cash to the man, who fled in a gray Honda, police said.

No injuries were reported. The investigation was ongoing.

5 arrested in connection with Woodhaven robberies

WOODHAVEN — Officers from the 102nd Precinct arrested five men Friday at 2:30 p.m. after a six-month investigation into local burglaries, police said.

At 96-10 Jamaica Ave., officers apprehended John Tolentido, 37, of 69-06 Cooper Ave. in Glendale; Nicoa Troia, 23, of 62-11 Catalpa Ave. in Ridgewood; and Anthony Musacchia, 21, of 82-46 62nd Ave. in Middle Village, police said.

Daniel Burlock, 39, of Bluepoint was arrested at 92-16A Jamaica Ave., and Dario Quezada, 50, of 79-13 Pitkin Ave. in Ozone Park was arrested at 93-10 Atlantic Ave., police said.

All five men were charged with criminal possession of stolen property, police said.

Property recovered at the three arrest locations included a loaded shotgun, large quantities of jewelry, several gold bars, a brick of silver, a number of Game Boys, cell phones, computers, digital cameras and other electronics, police said.

Man, 40, tries to rape girl, 13, in Elmhurst

ELMHURST — A man brought a 13-year-old girl to an isolated area in the 110th Precinct and attempted to sexually assault her Monday about 4:30 p.m., police said.

But the suspect fled after the girl yelled, police said.

The attacker is described as a 40-year-old male Hispanic, 5-foot-6, and 200 pounds with short black hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt, police said.

Brentwood man dies while riding in car on way home

ELMHURST — A man who stopped breathing while riding in a car early Sunday died of unknown causes, 110th Precinct police said.

Alvaro Espinosa, 24, of Brentwood was being driven home in a car about 2:50 a.m. when he stopped breathing, police said. He was driven to Elmhurst Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said there were no signs of blunt trauma. The medical examiner was to determine the cause of death.

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