Crime & Courts

Monday, June 9, 2014


Qns ex-cop arraigned

A former NYPD officer from Bellerose has been charged with vandalizing buildings and vehicles in Borough Park with anti-Semitic graffiti, according to the Brooklyn district attorney,. Comment

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Ozone Park

Police search for suspects in Ozone Park armed robbery

OZONE PARK — Police were asking for help finding two men they said robbed a 47-year-old man at gunpoint outside his Ozone Park home April 24. Comment

Police search for Astoria bank robbery suspect

ASTORIA — Police were hunting for a suspect who allegedly robbed a bank May 27, the NYPD said. Comments (2)
Rego Park

Cops search for burglars who hit pet store

REGO PARK — Police were looking for two burglars who they said broke into a Rego Park pet store and stole nine parrots and bird cages worth more than $1,200 May 28. Comment

Jamaica man pleads guilty to tax fraud: State

JAMAICA — A Jamaica man who formerly worked as a certified public accountant pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to defraud New York state out of millions of dollars in tax credits, the state Department of Taxation and Finance said. Comments (1)

Saturday, June 7, 2014


Schumer proposes to give children’s groups access to FBI database

Legislation that would give children’s groups access to federal criminal background checks on new employees and volunteers was announced by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) following the arrest of 23 Queens residents charged in a child pornography ring. Comment
Jackson Heights

Women punch, slash straphanger at 74th Street station: NYPD

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Authorities were searching for two women who allegedly attacked a man on a No. 7 train platform, the NYPD said. Comments (2)
Fresh Meadows

Fresh Meadows man sentenced after sending sexual messages to cop posing as teen: DA

FRESH MEADOWS — A Fresh Meadows resident has been sentenced to at least a year and a half in prison for trying to disseminate indecent material online to a detective he believed was a 14-year-old girl, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment
Ozone Park

Man sought in Ozone Park burglary: Police [With Video]

OZONE PARK — Police were trying to identify a suspect wanted in a burglary last week in the 106th Precinct. Comment

BK man pleads guilty to assault as a hate crime in Ridgewood attack: DA

RIDGEWOOD — Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced last week that a 25-year-old Brooklyn man pleaded guilty to an assault as a hate crime stemming from his 2012 attack of a man in Ridgewood. Comment

Friday, June 6, 2014

Forest Hills

Man wanted in alleged sexual assault in Forest Hills: NYPD

Police have released a sketch of a suspect wanted in the sexual abuse of a 47-year-old woman in her Forest Hills apartment building Tuesday, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, June 5, 2014

South Ozone Park

Police nab suspect in child stabbings in S. Ozone Park

Police cuffed a 27-year-old ex-convict in South Ozone Park Wednesday evening after the mayor and the police commissioner requested help finding the man suspected of stabbing a child to death and seriously injuring another in Brooklyn last weekend, the NYPD said. Comment

Major gang bust linked to ‘Chicken’ Murphy murder: Manhattan DA

City officials announced the indictments of 103 suspected gang members in a sweeping investigation into gang warfare that authorities say was fueled in part by the murder of Queensbridge basketball star Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy. Comment

Ridgewood teacher accused of rape: DA

A day after a 39-year-old Glover Cleveland High School physical education teacher was arraigned on charges of engaging in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student, the Queens DA said she returned to Queens Criminal Court Wednesday on similar charges involving a second student. Comment

Tuesday, June 3, 2014


Teacher charged with rape in 104th Precinct: NYPD

A teacher at Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood has been arrested and charged with rape and criminal sexual act, the NYPD and DOE said. Comments (100)

Sunday, June 1, 2014


Queens cop charged with assaulting girlfriend: Police

An off duty NYPD officer was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend in his northeast Queens home Saturday morning, police said. Comments (2)


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