Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown – who begins his twenty-third year as Queens County’s chief law enforcement officer in 2014 – delivered the following year-end message to the residents of Queens County in which he noted that Queens County was again among the City’s leaders in crime reduction in 2013.
Thirty-one reputed southeast Queens gang members have been indicted on charges of conspiring to murder two people and conspiring to commit robberies in order to bail out an alleged teenage gang leader, officials said.
One South Richmond Hill physician, who pleaded guilty to deceiving insurance companies and fraudulently billing medical tests he never performed, will now have to return more than $65,000, according to the district attorney’s office.
A Queens teacher busted for having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student was arrested again for sexually abusing another teen at the Ridgewood high school where she worked, prosecutors said Wednesday.
A Jamaica man, who has been charged for setting a series of fires at multiple Queens shopping centers, has been held without bail and ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, District Attorney Richard Brown said Wednesday.