Today’s news:

Two men face robbery rap in Bayside

BAYSIDE — A Bayside man and a Fresh Meadows man were arrested last Thursday after allegedly stealing a vial of pills from another man’s pocket, the Queens district attorney’s office said.

Ashton Nelson, 18, of Bayside and Antoine Rogers, 23, of Fresh Meadows were charged with robbery and arraigned Dec. 12, the DA’s office said. Their next court date was Dec. 17. If convicted, they each face up to 15 years in prison.

Shortly after 7 p.m. Dec. 11, the victim was in Nelson’s residence on 46th Avenue when Rogers reached into the man’s pants pocket and took out a bottle of the anti−anxiety medication alprazolam before punching him several times and taking his wallet, according to a criminal complaint filed by the DA’s office.

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 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 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