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Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014

JAMAICA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at John F. Kennedy International Airport seized $150,000 in phony bills from a Colombian passenger last month. Comment
FLUSHING — Police were seeking the public’s help in finding a man and woman wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place at the H.Y. Jewelry store Jan. 9. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014

Briarwood

Briarwood tax man stole thousands: IRS

Briarwood

Briarwood tax man stole thousands: IRS

A Briarwood tax preparer is facing up to 72 years in the pen after he was convicted last week of filing hundreds of phony tax rate returns, federal prosecutors said. Comments (1)
SUNNYSIDE — Police were asking for the public’s help in tracking down two men believed to be involved in a robbery that took place in December in the 108th Precinct. Comment
RICHMOND HILL — Undercover officers arrested two men Jan. 11 for allegedly spray painting “FEAL” on a J train near the Jamaica Avenue-111th Street station, police said. Comment
SOUTH RICHMOND HILL — A Brooklyn man convicted of shooting two men, one fatally, in a Queens barbershop in 2010 has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Howard Beach

Sheehan starts clemency push with petition

Howard Beach

Sheehan starts clemency push with petition

Barbara Sheehan, a Howard Beach mother imprisoned after she fatally shot her abusive husband, said she will not be able to meet her first grandchild for a few months, but hopes a clemency push may spare her from completely missing the baby’s first years. Comment
Glendale

Crime dips 4.3 % in 104th Precinct

Glendale

Crime dips 4.3 % in 104th Precinct

Capt. Christopher Manson said he was pleased crime dropped 4.3 percent in the 104th Precinct last year and planned to focus on cracking down on traffic violations as well as unruly park patrons in 2014. Comment
SOUTH JAMAICA — The NYPD was looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting on Guy R. Brewer Boulevard over the weekend. Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014

Three apartments in the same Flushing building were burglarized Saturday, residents said, with the loss of more than $60,000 in cash and jewels. Comments (2)
MASPETH — Officers arrested a bank robbery suspect Tuesday, thanks to a freelance photographer and recent Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol recruit, authorities and the lensman said. Comments (1)
Two men were killed in Queens Village last week in separate incidents. Comment
ASTORIA — Police were seeking help identifying a man in connection with an assault that occurred in the early hours of Monday in Astoria. Comment

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