Crime & Courts

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Jackson Heights

Three Queens men charged for involvement in alleged heroin ring: Suffolk DA

An alleged heroin network spanning parts of Queens and Suffolk County was busted up by Long Island law enforcement and the DEA, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announced. Comments (1)
Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights sex offender admits to contacting past victim: DA

A 42-year-old Jackson Heights man pleaded guilty to contempt of court for violating an order of protection for contacting the young woman he pleaded guilty to raping in 2012 when the victim was just 15 years old. Comment

Sunday, July 23, 2017


Brooklyn man found dead at Elmhurst subway station: NYPD

ELMHURST — A 33-year-old Brooklyn man was found dead at the Elmhurst Avenue subway station on 90th Street Saturday morning, according to the NYPD. Comment

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Queens Village

Police searching for missing Queens Village teen

QUEENS VILLAGE — A 14-year-old Queens Village girl was reported missing, according to police. Comments (5)

Friday, July 21, 2017


Fourth suspect in Jamaica gang assault identified

The 103rd Precinct has identified a fourth suspect in the July 11 gang assault and robbery of a 50-year-old mother of two who was leaving Celestial Church of Christ in Jamaica last week. Comment

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Kew Gardens

Wills found guilty of five counts of corruption

A jury found City Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) guilty of five counts of corruption late Thursday after deliberating for two full days. Comments (5)

New bill holds NYPD accountable on fare evasion targets

In the first six months of 2017, the NYPD stopped New Yorkers more than 30,000 times for jumping a turnstile. Of those who were stopped, nearly three-quarters were issued a civil summons for violating the MTA rules against fare evasion. Comments (2)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Police searching for two suspects in Flushing robbery spree

According to police, the first robbery took place May 25, at 11:30 p.m. near 59th Avenue and 138th Street. Police said the two men approached a 54-year-old woman from behind, shoved her to the ground and took her purse. The men then fled westbound on 59th Avenue inside of a gray sedan. Among the items inside the victim’s purse were $90 in cash, her cell phone and various credit cards, police said. Comments (2)

Monday, July 17, 2017


Queens DA charges New Jersey man for deadly accident on Grand Central Parkway

A New Jersey man has been charged with manslaughter, reckless driving and reckless edangerment after he allegedly caused a four-vehicle crash on the Grand Central Parkway which killed two passengers and injured three more in his own vehicle, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (2)

Ravenswood resident gunned down waiting for bus: NYPD

A 26-year-old man was gunned down in broad daylight outside the Ravenswood Houses in Astoria Sunday, according to the NYPD. Comment

Man punched and robbed on Astoria street: NYPD

A 29-year-old man was punched in the face and then robbed in Astoria last Thursday night, according to the NYPD. Comment

Sunday, July 16, 2017


Senior citizen pushed to the ground and robbed in Astoria: NYPD

A 72-year-old man was pushed to the ground and robbed Monday in Astoria, according to the NYPD. Comment

Saturday, July 15, 2017


Three shelter residents arrested, charged in sexual assault near Jamaica church: Cops

Three residents of a homeless shelter for young men in Jamaica were arrested and charged in the sexual assault and gunpoint robbery of a 50-year-old churchgoer after a staffer at the group home informed the NYPD after overhearing the suspects brag about the attack. Comments (3)

Friday, July 14, 2017


Man gropes woman at 40th Street station in Sunnyside: NYPD

Police officers from the 108th Precinct are looking for a man who allegedly grabbed a 32-year-old woman’s buttocks and thighs as she was climbing the stairs at the 40th Street 7 line subway station in Sunnyside last week, according to the NYPD. Comment
Far Rockaway

Cops search for missing Far Rockaway man

Police were searching for a Far Rockaway man who had been missing since early July. Comment

Thursday, July 13, 2017


Woman sexually assaulted by five men after leaving Jamaica church: Cops

Police were questioning three out of five suspects Thursday who allegedly assaulted and robbed a woman as she left a Jamaica Church. Comments (1)


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