Crime dropped across the 104th Precinct last month, but the precinct’s commander warned during Tuesday’s 104th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ridgewood about a “significant uptick” in identity theft and tire and rim thefts.
Members of the 104th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol (104COP) greeted Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Assemblyman Mike Miller and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to the group’s March 12 meeting at St. Pancras Pfeifer Hall in Glendale.
If there was an auto accident in the confines of the 104th Precinct this year, there’s a good chance it was on Woodhaven Boulevard. The thoroughfare has two intersections that are ranked in the top five in accidents throughout the precinct area – which includes the neighborhoods of Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Glendale – […]
An 80-year-old man died when the Access-A-Ride vehicle he had been traveling in swerved to avoid another car and struck a lamp post and a tree. The accident occurred on Tuesday, November 13 at Juniper Boulevard and 62nd Avenue. The driver, a 51-year-old female, and three passengers were taken to Elmhurst General Hospital, where the […]
According to police, a 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with spraypainting graffiti. Matthew Young was taken into custody on Thursday, October 25 and charged with criminal trespassing, criminal mischief with intent to damage property and making graffiti. Local residents say they spotted Young vandalizing numerous properties, including a Machpela Cemetery building […]
A livery cab driver was injured during a robbery on September 23 at Woodward and Metropolitan Avenues. During the robbery, the suspect, a man 20 to 30 years old, of medium build, wearing a white T shirt and beige pants, stabbed the driver and fled in the cab with an undetermined amount of money. The […]
Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing three banks in Queens and Brooklyn. Investigators said the latest robbery occurred September 13 at the North Fork Bank on Forest Avenue in Ridgewood. Police said the same man held up two Chase banks last month. One was in Bay Ridge and the other in Park […]
A home health aide was murdered inside of her home at 1622 Cornelia Street on Monday, September 10. According to reports, Martha Vega’s face was bashed with a hammer, her body slashed. Police discovered no signs of forced entry, and are currently awaiting DNA results from samples taken.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery. The incident occurred on Tuesday, August 28 when the male suspect entered the Commerce Bank located at 58-01 Myrtle Avenue and passed a note to a teller demanding money. He then fled with an unspecified amount of […]