Police Blotter: Man shot in thigh, robbed of jewelry in Jamaica

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JAMAICA- A 27-year-old man was shot in the thigh at about 4 a.m. Sunday, police said. He was walking at 94th Avenue near 150th Street when he was approached by another man carrying a gun, said Police Officer Valerie St. Rose.

The victim handed over several necklaces and a watch, and then was shot, St. Rose said.

He was taken to Queens Hospital Center, where he was listed in stable condition, St. Rose said.

There have been no arrests and the investigation is continuing.

Man shot in leg by assailant

ST. ALBANS- A 22-year old man was shot in the leg by an unidentified man on Friday night in front of 196-12 Linden Blvd., police said.

The victim said he was walking on the sidewalk when he was shot in the leg, said Sgt. Victor Ramos.

The man was taken to Lincoln Hospital and listed in stable condition. Ramos said there have been no arrests and the investigation is continuing.

Woman raped in morning on 156th Street

SOUTH JAMAICA- A 21-year-old woman was raped at 3 a.m. Tuesday on 155th Street near Linden Boulevard, police said.

The victim told police she had met the man several hours earlier. She was taken to Jamaica Hospital and listed in stable condition. There have been no arrests and the investigation is continuing.

Store owner busted in Queens Village

QUEENS VILLAGE - Police in the 105th Precinct executed a search warrant Tuesday for a Jamaica Avenue store and arrested the owner, police said.

On Tuesday afternoon police searched the storefront at 219-19 Jamaica Ave. and arrested the owner, Juan Arequipa, 49, for criminal possession of weapon and possession of stolen property, said police spokeswoman Carmen Melendez.

Police confiscated several stolen instruments, assorted jewelry and a 25-caliber pistol, Melendez said.

Woman struck, robbed of bag in Flushing

FLUSHING- A 22-year-old woman was robbed at the corner of Budd Place and 36th Avenue at 9:36 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

The woman was standing on the corner and was struck from behind by an unknown object, said Police Officer Louis Cruz. Her book bag was then grabbed off her back, Cruz said. She was taken to New York Hospital Medical Center where she was listed in stable condition.

There were no suspects. Police were investigating.

Free VIN etching of ID numbers

FLORAL PARK- The 105th and 111th Police Precincts are co-sponsoring a series of crime-prevention programs Saturday, June 17, at Our Lady Of The Snows.

The police will offer free Vehicle Identification Number etching as well as free bicycle registration. Parents should bring their driver

Posted 7:03 pm, October 10, 2011
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