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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Jackson Heights

Off-duty cop arrested on DWI charge: Police

WESTERN QUEENS — An off-duty cop was arrested last week on a drunk-driving charge, police said. Comments (2)
Jamaica

Police officer charged with contempt: NYPD

SOUTHEAST QUEENS — An off-duty police officer was arrested last week and charged with criminal contempt, police said. Comments (6)
Flushing

Robbery suspects posed as police: Cops [With Video]

FLUSHING — Police were searching for two men wanted in three commercial armed robberies in which the suspects allegedly imitated police officers, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

Saturday, April 26, 2014

College Point

Stolen card used in College Pt. spree: Police

COLLEGE POINT — Police were seeking the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted in a grand larceny linked to the Target in College Point, cops said. Comments (2)
Kew Gardens

Man charged in untaxed cigarette scheme: DA

KEW GARDENS — An Ozone Park man’s alleged unwitting delivery of untaxed cigarettes to a newsstand across the street from the Queens district attorney’s office led to his arrest in an $800,000 counterfeit tax scheme, the DA said. Comment
Jamaica

Man charged with bringing loaded gun, metal knuckles to JFK: DA

JAMAICA — A Pennsylvania man was arrested at Kennedy Airport last week when an x-ray machine picked up a loaded handgun and a pair of metal knuckles allegedly concealed in his vest, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (1)

Friday, April 25, 2014

Astoria

ASPCA euthanizes dog shot in Astoria

A tragic shooting in Astoria on April 12 has claimed a third life. Jack, a Yorkshire Terrier that was discovered wounded at the scene, has been euthanized an ASPCA spokeswoman said. Comments (2)
Springfield Gardens

Springfield Gdns father sentenced in child sex abuse of relatives: DA

A Springfield Gardens father who appeared to be an upstanding member of his community as a court officer and a volunteer basketball coach at his daughter’s high school was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison earlier this week after he was convicted of sexually abusing young relatives and owning child pornography, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1)
Flushing

Cops arrest Ozone Park man in harassment: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police charged an Ozone Park man with aggravated harassment, endangering the welfare of a child and menacing as a hate crime in an April 7 incident aboard a Q88 bus, the Queens District Attorney’s office said. Comment

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Bayside

Elderly couple injured in Bayside home invasion: Cops

An elderly couple was taken to the hospital Wednesday after two men forced their way into their Bayside home and assaulted them, the NYPD said. Comments (7)
Howard Beach

Detective charged with DWI after partner shot in wrist: DA

An NYPD detective was charged with shooting his partner in the wrist and then driving under the influence of alcohol to Jamaica Hospital early Wednesday, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1)
Ozone Park

Friend remembers slain Briarwood man as ‘fun’

Days after a 20-year-old Briarwood man was found shot dead on an Ozone Park street, police were still searching for a weapon and clues as to who fired the bullets, the NYPD said. Comment
Ozone Park

Former officer arraigned on charges of shooting wife 10 times: DA

A retired police officer was arraigned Sunday in the murder of his wife, after which Ozone Park residents rushed to shelter the couple’s young children from the aftermath of the 10 gunshots, law enforcement officials and neighbors said. Comment

Monday, April 21, 2014

Kew Gardens

Homeless man charged with stabbing man in face at Kew Gardens train station: NYPD

KEW GARDENS — A 35-year-old homeless man was arrested and charged with stabbing a 26-year-old man in the Union Turnpike subway station Sunday afternoon after authorities searched a city bus and chased the suspect on foot, the NYPD said. Comments (5)

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Ozone Park

Retired Ozone Park officer charged in wife’s murder: NYPD

A retired police officer has been arrested in the murder of his wife, which left Ozone Park residents scrambling to shelter the couple’s young children from the aftermath of the fatal gunshots Saturday, the NYPD and neighbors said. Comments (2)

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Ozone Park

Updated: ‘Mommy just got shot,’ children say after fleeing Ozone Park home

A 40-year-old woman was fatally shot with her two children nearby in Ozone Park Saturday by a man believed to be her husband, the NYPD and neighbors said. Comments (2)
Ozone Park

Briarwood man found shot dead in street: NYPD

A 20-year-old Briarwood man was found shot dead on an Ozone Park street early Saturday morning, police said. Comments (34)
Ozone Park

Two men shot in South Jamaica: Police

Two men were shot near the South Jamaica Houses at around 4:38 p.m. Saturday, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

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