Crime & Courts

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Richmond Hill

Activist blasts lack of crime stats in Queens parks

The city only tracks crime statistics for six of the borough’s parks — a fraction of the approximately 400 parks in Queens — according to an advocate for parks safety. Comment

Hollis woman in custody after six years on run: DA

A Hollis woman dubbed “The Sweetheart Swindler” was brought back to New York City to begin serving time after allegedly going on the lam in 2007, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Floral Park

Three people stole $3.3M in mortgage fraud: Brown

FLORAL PARK — Savitri Gangadeen was one of three individuals who were charged last week in connection with a $3.3 million mortgage fraud operation, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (4)
South Jamaica

Police hunt suspects in SE Queens hotel robberies [With Video]

SOUTH JAMAICA — The NYPD was asking the public to help identify two suspects wanted for robbing hotels in southern Queens. Comment
Ozone Park

Cops on the hunt for two Ozone Pk. burglary suspects

OZONE PARK — Police were looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that happened within the confines of the 106th Precinct around 1 a.m. March 7. Comment

Yet Another Case

Despite conversations recorded by federal investigators that strongly suggest state Sen. Malcolm Smith attempted to bribe his way into the mayor’s office, attorney Gerald Shargel said the senator is “not resigning.” Comment

Saturday, April 13, 2013


Teen arrested in Ditmars brick attack on girl

An East Elmhurst teen was arrested and charged with attacking a 16-year-old girl with a brick in an alley in Astoria, police said Saturday. Comment

NYPD veteran arrested at JFK: Federal prosecutor

NYPD veteran Jose Tejada was met by New York’s Finest when he arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport last week, but instead of a warm welcome he got a pair of cuffs slapped on his wrists. Comment

Brown defers case in Forest Park attack

The case against a Howard Beach man who was suspected of the attempted rape against a woman in Forest Park has been deferred pending further investigation and he has been charged instead with groping another woman three blocks from the park, a spokeswoman from the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment

Suspect packs punch before bag swipe: NYPD

SUNNYSIDE — The police were looking for a suspect wanted for punching a 43-year-old and running off with his bag. Comment

Cops hunting for suspect who held up Hollis delis with shotgun

HOLLIS — The police were asking the public’s assistance in finding a suspected armed robber. Comment

The Culture of Corruption

“Money is what greases the wheels — good, bad, or indifferent,” City Councilman Dan Halloran said. Comment

Friday, April 12, 2013


Suspect sought in Astoria brick attack on girl

Police were searching for a man who attacked a 16-year-old girl with a brick in an alley in Astoria Tuesday night, leaving her with serious head injuries. Comment
Queens Village

Weapons cache found in Queens Village home: NYPD

QUEENS VILLAGE — The NYPD said officers found a storehouse of weapons when they executed a search warrant at a 210th Street address. Comment
Rego Park

Cops looking for Rego Park burglary suspect

REGO PARK — The NYPD was asking for the public to help find a man wanted in connection with four burglaries. Comment
Queens Village

Cops arrest robbery suspect after chase: DA

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police arrested a robbery suspect after he led them on a dangerous chase, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment

Thursday, April 11, 2013


IS 237 teacher had affair with girl: DA

A Flushing middle-school teacher was accused of having a months-long sexual affair with a 14-year-old former student and arrested this week on charges of statutory rape, Queens district attorney said. Comment
College Point

College Point man arrested in string of robberies: Police

COLLEGE POINT — Police said they arrested a suspect wanted for robbing motorists. Comment
Forest Hills

Police search for Forest Hills burglary suspect with limp

FOREST HILLS — The NYPD hopes the public can help to find a man wanted in connection with three burglaries within the 112th Precinct, police said. Comment

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Forest Hills

Flushing teacher arrested on student sex charges: Police

A public school teacher was arrested Monday night and charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl, the Police Department said. Comments (2)

Cookie Monster commutes from Queens

The costumed Cookie Monster who allegedly shoved a toddler in Manhattan over the weekend hails from Hillcrest, police said. Comment

Monday, April 8, 2013

Richmond Hill

DA places case against suspect in Forest Park attack on hold

The Queens district attorney’s office deferred prosecution of a Howard Beach man in connection with an attempted rape in Forest Park and instead charged him with groping another woman three blocks from the park, a spokeswoman from the DA’s office said. Comment


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