103rd Precinct

Cops feted for robbery arrest
Cops feted for robbery arrest
Police Maggie Hayes 11/10/2013 at 2:03PM

The Jamaica Rotary held its monthly meeting to honor the precincts’ Cops of the Month for going above and beyond the call of duty. “It’s great police work,” said NYPD Assistant Chief Kevin Ward, commanding officer of Patrol Borough Queens South. “They had to work hard at it, but that’s what good police work is [...]

Queens officers win Cop of the Month awards
Queens officers win Cop of the Month awards
Police Terence M. Cullen 6/09/2013 at 1:28PM

The Jamaica Rotary Club honored police officers of Patrol Borough Queens South on Wednesday, May 30 with Cop of the Month Awards. Officers Jose Vasquezmiranda and Matthew Lewis of the 113th Precinct were recognized for a May 14 arrest that led to the recovery of a loaded .25-caliber handgun. Officer Jennifer Martinez of the 106th [...]

Jamaica shootings down more than 50 percent
Jamaica shootings down more than 50 percent
Police Maggie Hayes 5/18/2013 at 9:37AM

Jamaica has seen a drastic decrease in shootings this year. Gun violence went down by more than half compared to last year’s crime statistics, according to the NYPD. Councilmember Leroy Comrie attributed the trend to increased awareness about gun violence and active police work. “Everybody is trying to keep the level of awareness constant,” he [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/26/2013 at 8:06AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 63. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 48. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: An Evening with Choreographers Rich + Tone Discovered by Michael Jackson’s choreographer while freestyling [...]

NYPD, TLC crack down on illegal vans
NYPD, TLC crack down on illegal vans
News Maggie Hayes 10/25/2012 at 7:55AM

The joy ride is coming to an end for illegal dollar vans cruising the streets of southeast Queens. The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has teamed up with the 103rd Precinct to continue a crackdown, embarking on monthly checks of the area and stopping illegal vans they find running rampant through the streets. “They take [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/10/2012 at 8:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 70. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 61. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts [...]

Off-duty police officer stabbed during possible Queens home invasion
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 1:57PM

An off-duty police officer was stabbed Wednesday afternoon inside a Queens residence in the 103rd Precint and taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious condition, said the NYPD. Police could not confirm who stabbed the officer or if it was inside his own home. But NY1 is reporting that the incident, which occurred around 1 p.m.,  may [...]