Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013


Ridgewood resident guilty of extortion

RIDGEWOOD — An illegal Polish immigrant living in the borough was sentenced to 15 years in prison earlier this week for attempting to rob and extort a family in Westchester County, the U.S. attorney said. Comments (3)
Kew Gardens

Manhattan man solicits undercover boro cop: DA

KEW GARDENS — A 38-year-old van driver, who drives children to school, has been charged with initiating and conducting ongoing sexually explicit conversations online with an undercover detective he believed was a 14-year-old girl from Queens, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
ELMHURST — Police were looking for a man they say impersonated a cop in order to dupe dozens of people across the city, including two in Queens. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013

The borough’s district attorney said three juries returned guilty verdicts in three separate murder cases within hours of each other earlier this month — a first in his memory. Comment

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

State Assemblyman Michael Miller (D-Woodhaven) and state Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) plan to work with the city Department of Parks and Recreation to decide where to install 14 security cameras they hope will deter sexual predators in Forest Park. Comment
A trial is set to begin next month for the New Jersey man accused of conspiring with the Forest Hills “Cannibal Cop” and two others snagged in the FBI investigation. Comment
FRESH MEADOWS — A gunman attacked a woman, 66, who was unloading her car in her driveway around 11 p.m. Dec. 5, police said. Comments (1)
EAST ELMHURST — Police from the 115th Precinct were seeking the public’s help in locating a missing person last seen Dec. 10. Comments (1)

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

CORONA — Police from the 110th Precinct are asking for help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in a commercial robbery. Comment

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

Nassau County detectives were pursuing four men they say crashed into a 2013 Land Rover in Flower Hill, L.I., stole the vehicle at gunpoint and dragged police into a car chase that ended Sunday night with the suspects ditching the vehicle at Queens Boulevard in Rego Park. Comments (4)

Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013

Police were looking for a man who allegedly got inside an Ozone Park apartment Friday morning, wielded a knife and tried to rape the woman inside before she fought back, the NYPD said. Comment


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