106th Precinct

Officials dispel rumors of crime spikes near Racino
News Melissa Chan 1/24/2012 at 4:44PM

While reported rumors surface about crime spikes near the Racino, officials hope to dispel the so-called fallacies. A recent New York Post article alleged petit larcenies and misdemeanor assaults have increased within the 106th Precinct — which covers the new Resorts World Casino — though they say it’s unclear whether the offenses can be tied [...]

Explosion kills man in his home
Explosion kills man in his home
News Melissa Chan 1/24/2012 at 3:18PM

A man described as emotionally disturbed was killed in an at-home explosion in South Ozone Park. Police found 50-year-old Theodore Ellinghaus unconscious in his 111th Avenue home on Monday, January 23 at around 9:30 a.m. According to Kenneth Zorn, Community Affairs officer for the 106th Precinct, police found no other explosives and could not identify [...]

Jamaica Rotary has respect for officers’ hard work
News Billy Rennison 12/06/2011 at 1:21PM

Five officers from Patrol Borough Queens South were honored recently by the Jamaica Rotary for their work above and beyond the call of duty and for keeping Queens’ streets safe. “I really want to thank you guys that work together and make the neighborhood much better and much safer,” said Joe Iaboni, president of the [...]

Auxiliary Lieutenant John Jefferson mourned
News Billy Rennison 11/29/2011 at 9:51AM

106th Precinct Ozone Park, South Ozone Park, Richmond Hill and Howard Beach The 106th Precinct Auxiliary Unit is deeply saddened by the passing of one of its own Lieutenant John Jefferson. Jefferson was born Christmas Day 1943 and died on Halloween. He joined the 106th Precinct Auxiliary Unit in 1981, after serving 30 years — [...]

Joining forces to prevent crime
Joining forces to prevent crime
News Melissa Chan 11/15/2011 at 9:24AM

The 106th Precinct — and youngsters from the Precinct’s Law Enforcement Explorers program — joined forces with the Lindenwood Alliance to spread awareness about personal safety. At the “Crime Prevention Fair” on Friday, November 11, organization members were on hand at the Walter Ward Playground in Howard Beach to pass out an assortment of fliers [...]

Cops who saved woman honored at 106th Precinct Community Council meeting
News Nargas Karimi 10/19/2011 at 1:49PM

Two officers were honored at the most recent 106th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ozone Park. Captain Thomas Pascale announced officers Christopher Sekela and Mark Ferranola as Cops of the Month during the Precinct Council’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 12. Pascale said they were awarded for their active role in a missing person’s case. [...]

South Queens Police Blotter
South Queens Police Blotter
News Steve Mosco 10/17/2011 at 4:21PM

103rd Precinct Downtown Jamaica Business District, Hollis Park Gardens, Hollis, Lakewood and Jamaica Police seek rapist Police are looking for an armed man they say raped a woman. On Thursday, October 13, the victim, 20, was walking in the vicinity of 108th Drive and Merrick Boulevard when she was approached by the suspect, armed with [...]

106th Precinct Honors Cops
News Nargas Karimi 10/17/2011 at 11:29AM

Two officers were honored at the most recent 106th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ozone Park. Captain Thomas Pascale announced officers Christopher Sekela and Mark Ferranola as Cops of the Month during the Precinct Council’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 12. Pascale said they were awarded for their active role in a missing person’s case. [...]