106th Precinct

UPDATE: Missing 13-year-old Howard Beach boy found at train station
UPDATE: Missing 13-year-old Howard Beach boy found at train station
Police Maggie Hayes 10/11/2013 at 1:40PM

A 13-year-old initially thought to have possibly been kidnapped was found just trying to go to the beach. Griffin Dreger, who was thought to be missing Friday morning, was found at the at the Jamaica LIRR station the same day around 3 p.m., unharmed. Police said he was trying to buy a train ticket to Montauk [...]

Man fatally stabbed in South Ozone Park
Police Terence M. Cullen 6/15/2013 at 3:58PM

A 19-year-old was stabbed to death on Linden Boulevard Friday night. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call around 9 p.m. on Linden Boulevard, where they found Danthony McDonald with a stab wound to the chest. EMS transported McDonald, who lived nearby, to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. No arrests have been [...]

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 [...]

Officer honored for drug, gun bust
Officer honored for drug, gun bust
Police Terence M. Cullen 5/20/2013 at 12:45PM

Police Officer Frank Calafiore was honored as the 106th Precinct Community Council’s May Cop of the Month. Calafiore, part of the anti-crime unit, was cited for the April 11 arrest of a suspect and for recovering narcotics and a loaded firearm. The suspect, 18, followed a woman to her South Ozone Park home and pointed [...]

Rape suspect caught after jumping subway turnstile
Rape suspect caught after jumping subway turnstile
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/20/2013 at 7:02AM

A Queens man wanted for an August rape was apprehended after he was arrested for subway fare evasion, said police. Tuesday afternoon an officer observed Kenny Campbell, a 30-year-old  Jamaica resident, jumping the turnstile at the Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer subway station, and immediately placed him under arrest. Afterwards, authorities discovered that he was suspected in a rape [...]

Racino robber faces 25 years
Racino robber faces 25 years
News Terence M. Cullen 8/08/2012 at 3:59PM

Prosecutors did their own snatch and grab. The suspect nabbed for robbing Resorts World Casino New York City in late June waived his extradition rights on Wednesday, August 1, and will be moved to Queens from Monroe County, Pennsylvania, officials said. Kevin Lides, 23, of Briarwood, had been named as the culprit by the district [...]

Cars, TVs being stolen in south Queens
News Terence M. Cullen 8/08/2012 at 2:04PM

Police from the 106th Precinct are warning residents of Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Wakefield to be on the look for robbers who have been entering through windows of the first floor of homes. When the robbers enter, usually through open windows, police said, they will take car keys and then steal the resident’s [...]

New cops join 106th
New cops join 106th
News Alexa Altman 5/15/2012 at 10:29AM

Following numerous requests from residents and officials for more police officers, the 106th Precinct has added 15 members to its expanded force. The additional officers were introduced to the public at the precinct’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 9 by Captain Thomas Pascale. Senator Joseph Addabbo welcomed the cops during the meeting, congratulating Pascale on [...]

New cops join 106th precinct
New cops join 106th precinct
News Alexa Altman 5/10/2012 at 1:17PM

Fresh out of the academy, 15 newly minted police officers joined the 106th Precinct. The rookie rangers were introduced to the public at the precinct’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 9 by Captain Thomas Pascale. On hand to welcome the recruits was Senator Joseph Addabbo who congratulated Pascale for obtaining extra law enforcement officials. According [...]

Lindenwood Alliance tackles DOT, DOE issues
News Alexa Altman 3/16/2012 at 12:18PM

The March meeting of the Lindenwood Alliance featured a special dedication to Thomas Pascale, captain of the 106th Precinct. “From the beginning, he has been supportive of our civic community,” said Lindenwood Alliance co-founder and president, Christina Gold. “He’s someone in a position of leadership who has been in support of this group. He has [...]