Crime plunged across the 108th Precinct’s confines over the last four weeks, the force’s commanding officer reported during Tuesday’s 108th Precinct Community Council meeting at Sunnyside Community Services.
According to the 108th Precinct, which covers Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside, since November expensive hybrid batteries have been stolen out of the trunks of 12 hybrid Toyota Camrys in the area.
A man was pronounced dead following an accident on the westbound service road of the Long Island Expressway, near the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, on Thursday, November 1. The accident occurred at 4:13 a.m. according to police. Upon reaching the scene, cops determined the man had struck a light pole while driving. The police are investigating […]
Police are looking for the man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl at knifepoint on October 2. The suspect is described as 25 years old, 5’7”, wearing a black shirt and khaki pants. He did not take any property from the girl, who was treated and released at Elmhurst General Hospital.
A Long Island City man was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment after he shot himself in the foot. Romono Thomas, 54 shot himself with a 12-gauge shotgun inside his 27th Street home around 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 6. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in Astoria. Reckless endangerment is a class A […]
WOODSIDEAttempted Murder On Alleged Vandal Several men allegedly tried to kill Anthony Albaricci, 24 - choking, stabbing, slashing, and even running him over - on January 5. According to published reports, the incident allegedly happened after Albaricci spray painted the wall of Aamer Khan's Woodside home with the words “Aamer, you scum, pick up your […]
Long ISland CityFatal Accident A motorcycle fatally collided with a sanitation truck on September 22. According to police, the motorcyclist, a 27-year-old male, had been traveling eastbound on Review Avenue when he collided with the truck traveling westbound. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead on the scene. There were no arrests made and […]
WoodsideWoman Stabs Mother A 58-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her 91-year-old mother repeatedly with scissors on August 1. According to reports, Marilyn Pulaski stabbed her mother in the head, arms and legs. The victim, Helen Pulaski, was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where she is listed in serious but stable condition. The suspect […]
Long Island CityMotorcycle Crashes, One Dead A motorcyclist collided with a wall on the Brooklyn-bound BQE between Roosevelt Avenue and Queens Boulevard on August 13. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel responded and took the victim, Mahmod Hamdan, 31, to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A medical examiner is to determine the cause […]
LOng Island CityOff-Duty Officer Arrested An off-duty correction officer was arrested on July 8 for allegedly pointing a firearm at two males with whom he had had a dispute. Correction officer Raul Malave has been charged with menacing in connection with the incident.