Police Blotter: Teen killed in Van Wyck crash after being thrown from minivan

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KEW GARDENS HILLS — A 17-year-old was killed in a car crash early Friday morning on the Van Wyck Expressway exit ramp to Union Turnpike, police said.

A Dodge minivan collided with a Lincoln Town Car shortly before 1 a.m., police said. A 17-year-old passenger in the minivan was ejected from the car, police said. She was taken to Parkway Hospital and pronounced dead.

The 34-year-old male driver of the minivan and two other teen-age passengers were taken to New York Hospital Medical Center Queens with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

No summonses were issued and no arrests were made.

Police were investigating.

Four former CTK students to surrender in rape case

FOREST HILLS — Four senior boys from Christ the King Regional High School in Middle Village were expected to surrender to authorities Wednesday in connection with allegations the group raped a female classmate last fall, a law enforcement source said.

The girl’s mother said the sexual assault took place on Halloween in the basement bedroom of a Queens Village house, where the girl, 15, said as many as half a dozen boys watched at one point. The students, who have not been identified, were expelled last month after the accusation surfaced.

The boys were expected to surrender to the Sex Crimes Unit at the 112th Precinct in Forest Hills Wednesday, the source said. It was believed that the teens would face sexual misconduct charges — a misdemeanor — but the Queens district attorney’s office had no comment.

Man fatally stabbed on Huxley Ave. in Rosedale

ROSEDALE — A 41-year-old man was stabbed in the throat, chest and stomach on Huxley Avenue in Rosedale Friday morning, police said.

The man, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, in front of 146-18 Huxley Ave. just after 9:40 a.m. Friday.

No information on the motive behind the fatal stabbing was available. Police took a black Mercedes Benz sports car into evidence, but it was unclear whether the car belonged to the man who was killed.

No arrests were made and the investigation was continuing.

Man robs Jamaica Chase branch, gets away with $80

JAMAICA — A man robbed a Chase Bank in downtown Jamaica Friday after passing a note to the teller, police said.

The man entered the bank at 161-10 Jamaica Ave. at about 3:12 p.m. and fled with $80, police said.

No one was injured and police were investigating.

Long Island man arrested on charges of check stealing

FOREST HILLS — Police arrested a 35-year-old man last Thursday in the 112th Precinct on charges of stealing checks from homes he visited while working for a private ambulance company.

Leon Hall of Bellport, L.I. would respond to calls and take checks from the homes he visited, police said. Hall forged the victims’ signatures and made the checks payable to himself, police said.

The total loss to the victims was more than $11,500.

Police did not give the name of the ambulance company.

Robber hits North Fork bank in Woodhaven, flees with $200

WOODHAVEN — A man robbed a North Fork bank of $200 last Thursday after passing a note demanding money to a teller, police said.

The man entered the bank at 75-15 Glenmore Ave. at about 5:30 p.m., police said.

Police made no arrests and were investigating.

Roof collapses, Woodhaven construction worker killed

NASSAU — A Woodhaven man was killed in an accident while working on the construction of a movie theater in East Meadow, police said.

James Monrie, 28, was working on the roof of the United Artist movie theater at 2554 Hempstead Turnpike last Thursday when the roof collapsed at 2:15 p.m., authorities said.

Monrie was rushed to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The cause of the accident was under investigation.

Man walking on BQE struck by car in Woodside

WOODSIDE — A 33-year-old man walking on the shoulder of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway was struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday, police said.

The man was walking near 41st Avenue at 5:30 p.m. and taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center in critical condition.

Police were investigating.

Corona intruder killed when shot by resident

CORONA — A 22-year-old man shot and killed an intruder who tried to enter his apartment Tuesday evening, police said.

A man in his 30s, armed with a handgun, forced his way into a home at 57-45 Granger St., where a 22-year-old man and 20-year-old woman were inside, at 6:52 p.m., police said.

The 22-year-old man drew his licensed handgun and shot the intruder in the neck, killing him, police said.

The residents of the apartment were unharmed.

No charges were filed. The identity of the intruder was unknown.

Police were investigating.

Posted 7:02 pm, October 10, 2011
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