Search Results for 115th Precinct

Queens cops charged with taking bribes
Queens cops charged with taking bribes
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/19/2013 at 4:55PM

Two Queens police officers have been arrested for allegedly accepting cash payments for copies of official NYPD accident reports, according to District Attorney Richard Brown. The officers have been identified as Danny Cano, 36, who is assigned to the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights, and Roberto Espinal, 44, who is from the 110th Precinct in [...]

69-year-old man killed in alleged anti-gay attack
69-year-old man killed in alleged anti-gay attack
Police Queens Courier Staff 9/16/2013 at 7:29PM

BY CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND ANGY ALTAMIRANO Updated Wednesday, September 18 Alba Orozco didn’t know that “see you soon” would be the last words she would hear from her husband. On Monday, Alba and her husband of 15 years, Ever Orozco, arrived for her routine doctor’s visit on 90th Street in Elmhurst. As Ever attempted to [...]

Queens streets co-named for female trailblazers
Queens streets co-named for female trailblazers
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 8/29/2013 at 1:29PM

The name of and story behind a beloved local activist, resident and first female Queens County Clerk will never be forgotten. On Tuesday, August 27, family, friends and elected officials gathered to honor the life of Gloria D’Amico by co-naming Shore Boulevard and 21st Drive in Astoria as “The Honorable Gloria D’Amico Place.” The street [...]

Councilmember, cops crack down on illegally parked cars
News Angy Altamirano 3/18/2013 at 9:37AM

Councilmember Julissa Ferreras’ office has been working along with local precincts for over a year to help remove illegally parked cars. These cars, which often have no plates and no registration, are left parked on the streets for long periods of time with no one coming to claim the vehicles. Working with the 115th and [...]

NYPD releases stop-and-frisk stats
NYPD releases stop-and-frisk stats
Police Alexa Altman 2/05/2013 at 3:30PM

For the first time, the NYPD has released 2011 data regarding the controversial procedure of stop-and-frisk. Among those stopped-and-frisked in 2011, 87 percent were either black or Hispanic, according to the report. Of the 685,724 stops made citywide, 53 percent were black while 34 percent were Hispanic. Only 9 percent of those stopped-and-frisked were white, [...]

Police arrest Queens subway groper, still looking for “E” train flasher
Police arrest Queens subway groper, still looking for “E” train flasher
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/03/2013 at 11:57AM

A man wanted for forcibly touching a woman while she was waiting for the subway at the Queensboro Plaza station Wednesday morning has been arrested, said police. Around 10:40 a.m. yesterday, Andres Lara, 25, of East Elmhurst, allegedly grabbed the behind of a 27-year-old woman as she waited on the Manhattan bound No.7 train platform, [...]

Police search for man who allegedly groped 12-year-old girl
Police search for man who allegedly groped 12-year-old girl
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 11:29AM

A search is underway for a perp who allegedly groped a 12-year-old girl from behind in Queens on Tuesday, November 6. Police released a sketch of the suspect wanted in connection with the assault in the confines of the 115th Precinct which includes the neighborhoods of East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and North Corona. At 2 [...]

Public peeing problem persists in Jackson Heights
News Alexa Altman 9/13/2012 at 10:40AM

It might be yellow, but cops won’t let it mellow. According to police, officers from Jackson Heights’ 115th Precinct issued 2,128 citations for public urination – more than any other precinct in the city. Throughout 2011, each precinct of the New York City Police Department issued a total of 348,851 “pink slip” violations — non-violent [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/13/2012 at 7:37AM

UPDATE: Queens woman who vanished Sunday found alive and well in Texas A missing 26-year-old Queens woman, who may have run away to escape plans for an arranged marriage, been found alive and well in Texas, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Rajwinder Kaur’s family was thankful and relieved she had been located, but shot down the idea [...]