Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013


Tip of the week

Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013


Cops in 110th, 115th precincts sold accident reports: Brown

Two city cops assigned to Queens precincts have been charged with accepting cash payments from $40 to $1,500 for supplying copies of official police accident reports, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (1)
Ozone Park

Old-fashioned gambling ring busted: DA

Six individuals, five of whom are Queens residents, were indicted on charges of unlawfully running an illegal gambling operation, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said last week. Comment
Queensboro Hill

Half of alleged thieving twosome still at large: Cops

WOODSIDE — Police have arrested one man in connection with multiple robberies across the borough while his alleged accomplice remains at large, the NYPD said. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013


Astoria dental lab owner admits to tax fraud

The owner of an Astoria dental lab knew what he was doing when he failed to collect employment taxes, court documents showed. Comment

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013


Man in prison linked to 2009 Astoria slay by DNA: Queens DA

A 30-year-old former Queens man was indicted in the grisy 2009 rape and murder of an Astoria woman, the Queens district attorney said Thursday. Comments (1)

104th Precinct takes steps to fight recent rise in crime

Crime in the 104th Precinct has increased 27 percent within the 28 days before Sept. 20, the precinct’s captain, Christopher Manson, said last week. Comment

Flushing MS-13 men plead

Two more members of the violent MS-13 gang’s Flushing chapter have pleaded guilty to assault, racketeering and murder conspiracy charges in Brooklyn federal court. Comments (2)

Month-long Astoria manhunt ends

The NYPD arrested the 61-year-old Florida man Monday who had been wanted for more than a month after he allegedly struck a police officer with a stolen truck, sparking a wild chase that led to the temporary closure of the Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge in late August, police said. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013


Trio stole from Corona Ambulance Corps: AG

A Corona volunteer ambulance service said it may have to close shop after state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced last week three former board members allegedly stole more than $300,000 from the nonprofit to fund lavish vacations and meals. Comments (2)
Jackson Heights

Police identify man found shot near Jax Hgts stabbing

Two days after state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-Jackson Heights) described Roosevelt Avenue as the city’s new version of once crime-ridden Times Square, a 33-year-old man was found with gunshot wounds to his head and neck just steps away from where the legislator had stood. Comment

Police search for Astoria grab suspect: NYPD

ASTORIA — The Police Department was looking for help in finding a suspect who allegedly grabbed a woman in Astoria, cops said. Comment
South Jamaica

Teen gets 20 years in jail for grisly 2011 robbery

SOUTH JAMAICA — A teenager was sentenced to 20 years behind bars this week after he pleaded guilty in July for his involvement in the vicious Oct. 28, 2011 attack on a 17-year-old whose throat was slashed during a cellphone robbery, the Queens DA said. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013


L.I. shooting suspect from Queens: Report

The suspected gunman who shot up a light fixture company in East Garden City in Nassau County Wednesday morning hails from Queens, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013


Police charge Florida man with running over officer after month on lam: NYPD

The NYPD arrested the 61-year-old Florida man Monday who had been wanted for more than a month after he allegedly struck a police officer with a stolen truck — sparking a wild chase that led to the temporary closure of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge in late August, police said. Comment

Monday, Sept. 23, 2013


Ridgewood iPhone snatch carried out on two wheels: NYPD

RIDGEWOOD — Two suspected bike-riding bandits allegedly swiped an iPhone from a 27-year-old woman earlier this month, police said. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013

Jackson Heights

Man shot in head and neck found close to stabbing murder earlier in week: NYPD

A 33-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his head Friday evening less than a block from where a 69-year-old man was stabbed to death four days earlier, police said. Comment


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