Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010


Many robberies of shops hit southeast Queens

JAMAICA — The NYPD is asking for information from the public about a string of robberies at shops in Jamaica. Comment

Far Rock man drove drunk over fight: DA

FAR ROCKAWAY — A Far Rockaway man was arraigned last week on charges he was driving drunk after a fight with his wife, allegedly causing his car to hit a lamp post, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Man punches and kicks friend over money: Cops

BAYSIDE — Police arrested an 18-year-old who allegedly assaulted his friend in a parking lot at Northern and Bell boulevards in Bayside Feb. 11, officials said. Comment

Cop with family in boro crashes into Tiffany’s

MANHATTAN — An allegedly drunk, off-duty NYPD officer drove into Tiffany’s Fifth Avenue storefront after colliding with a private garbage truck, injuring himself and two passengers last week, police said. Comment

2 men, 1 teen stole from Bayside home: Police

BAYSIDE — Police arrested three men who allegedly stole cash, marijuana, laptops and knives from a Bayside home Saturday, according to the 111th Precinct. Comment

2 teens attacked man and stole his Xbox: Cops

BAYSIDE — Police arrested two teens who allegedly punched and stole an Xbox from a male at the Raymond O’Connor Field in Bayside Feb.13, according to the 111th Precinct. Comment

2 boro residents stole eatery patron’s ID: DA

ELMHURST — Two Applebee’s bartenders from Corona and Fresh Meadows allegedly used a stolen credit card to shop at the Queens Center Mall between Jan. 31 and Feb. 4, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Woman perishes in LeFrak City blaze

CORONA — A woman was killed Tuesday in an early-morning fire in one of the high-rise buildings that comprise LeFrak City, police and city Fire Department officials said. Comments (1)

Police search for missing teenager, 17

SUNNYSIDE — Police asked for the public’s assistance in finding a 17-year-old female last seen in Sunnyside. Comment

Queens man accused of assault with his car

FLUSHING — A Forest Hills man was arraigned last week on charges he allegedly drove his car into an individual with whom he was fighting, the Queens district attorney said. Comment


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