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Monday, March 18, 2013

Forest Hills

Correction cop charged with mischief at Forest Hills precinct: NYPD

FOREST HILLS — A city correction officer was arrested in the 112th Precinct, the NYPD said. Comment
ASTORIA — The NYPD was reaching out for the public’s help in finding suspects wanted in connection with a gunpoint robbery, police said. Comments (4)

Sunday, March 17, 2013

ASTORIA — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in finding a robbery suspect, police said. Comment
Crime

Man charged with swiping phone on Queens-bound train

QUEENS — The NYPD used the Find My iPhone application to recover a stolen cellphone, leading to the arrest of a suspect on a Queens-bound F train, police said. Comment
Editorial

Call it Correction

The city appears to be getting serious about lowering the rate of recidivism for criminals sentenced to up to a year at Rikers Island and all the other jails in the system. Comment

Saturday, March 16, 2013

ASTORIA — The NYPD was looking for the public’s help in finding two women wanted in connection to three thefts, police said. Comment
REGO PARK — Police were looking for help finding a suspect wanted in connection to a burglary in Rego Park, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, March 15, 2013

Seven people were arrested last week in connection with a tax fraud ring partially operating in Queens who are suspected of stealing more than $500,000 from the federal government, the Queens district attorney said last week. Comment
The boozed-up driver who killed a highway worker on the Grand Central Parkway early one morning last year will spend at least 28 months in prison after he was sentenced Tuesday, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
HOLLIS — Police were asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted in connection to two robberies in southeast Queens. Comment

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Police charged a Brooklyn man with murder in connection with the deaths of two men who had been shot and beaten and whose bodies were stuffed inside plastic bags and set on fire in an undeveloped section of Howard Beach, police and the Queens district attorney said. Comment
It took a Manhattan federal jury less than three full days to return a guilty verdict for Gilberto Valle, the NYPD officer from Forest Hills charged with plotting online to kidnap, kill and eat a number of women. Comments (2)
Police have identified the man who died in Richmond Hill after being attacked and stabbed by a group of men outside a deli last week as 32-year-old Jose Rubio, of Jamaica. Comment
ASTORIA — Police said they arrested and charged an Astoria man with forcibly touching a teenage girl inside a Queens library earlier this month. Comment
WOODSIDE — The NYPD was looking for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a forcible touching that happened earlier this month at the Woodside-61st Street subway station, police said. Comment
FLUSHING -- Police were asking the public’s help in finding a person suspected of breaking into a woman’s car as it was parked in a municipal parking lot near 135-20 39th Ave. Comments (1)

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Police said they have arrested a Brooklyn man in connection with the deaths of two men whose bodies the Queens district attorney believes may have been dumped in an undeveloped section of Howard Beach after being murdered elsewhere. Comment

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A Manhattan federal court jury Tuesday found a suspended Forest Hills police officer guilty of conspiring to kidnap, rape, murder and cannibalize women. Comment

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