Crime & Courts

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016


Meng hosts session on keeping houses of worship safe

One week before the presidential election, leaders from different houses of faith and non-profits gathered in Glendale for a security preparedness workshop hosted by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and presented by FEMA and NYPD SHIELD, the counter-terrorism unit. Comments (3)

Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016


Lynch’s son flees after gun accidently goes off in Whitestone

Two rookie officers from the 113th Precinct in Jamaica are in hot water for fleeing the scene after a gun accidently went off. One of the officers is 23-year-old Kevin Lynch, son of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association president, Patrick Lynch. Comments (4)
Floral Park

Floral Park woman accidentally killed by grandson: Police

FLORAL PARK—An elderly Floral Park woman was killed Sunday when she was struck by a car backing into the driveway of her residence that was driven by her grandson, police said. Comments (4)

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016

Ozone Park

Manager and officials accused of bilking taxi cooperative

Three former officials and the office manager of IntaBoro Acres Inc.,an Ozone Park black car taxi cooperative, have been indicted for allegedly bilking the cooperative out of more than $732 000 over the period between 2007 and 2014, the Queens DA said. District Attorney Richard Brown identified the defendants as Intaboro’s former president,Iqbal Ali, 60,of 29 Hatfield Place, Staten Island; former Vice President Kubilay Durantas, 55, of 110 Connolly Ave. on Staten Island: former Treasurer Mitat Beymolla, 62, of 2689 Grand Ave. in Baldwin, N.Y.; and former office manager Lisa Comment
Howard Beach

Police searching for five suspected Rite Aid thieves

HOWARD BEACH—Police were searching for five men in connection with a robbery in Howard Beach. Comments (2)


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