A 91-year-old Oakland Gardens woman was killed Friday when her car jumped the center median on Francis Lewis Boulevard and struck a light pole, cops said.
The 111th Precinct in Bayside hosted its annual award ceremony during the monthly precinct council meeting on June 3.
Two officers from the 111th Precinct were feted Tuesday for arresting a man who police say is responsible for a surge in area car thefts.
Lead-footed drivers in the 111th Precinct will have to ease up on the gas soon or get a ticket. The precinct plans to ramp up speeding enforcement and make sure motorists yield to pedestrians.
Police arrested two men in Flushing for allegedly sawing catalytic converters off multiple trucks in a U-Haul storage lot. The device — which contains precious metals inside, like platinum — has been the target of a costly new citywide crime trend.
Toyota Sequoias have become the target of a costly new crime trend in northeast Queens. Thieves are stealing catalytic converters from under the cars.
For 10 years, Community Affairs Officer Gary Poggiali has watched 120 officers accept their “Cops of the Month” awards from the back of the room. Now he has plenty of plaques to call his own. Community leaders gave a final salute to the retiring, beloved cop with an armful of plaques and an earful of [...]
Four cops in the 111th Precinct were awarded recently for arresting a repeat car break-in offender. Deputy Inspector Jason Huerta honored police officers Michael Cillis, Christopher Vernam, Romeo Francis and Sgt. Scott Brenes as “Cops of the Month” for their collar during the precinct’s monthly meeting on November 12. “These guys have been working hard, [...]
A man who police say burglarized homes in a business suit after posing as a children’s nonprofit employee has been arrested, according to the 111th Precinct. Police believe a 26-year-old man from northeast Queens was behind a spike in burglaries between July and August. The suspect, whose name is being withheld by The Courier, was [...]
Internet scams were on the rise during an otherwise quiet summer for the 111th Precinct, officials said. Jack Fried, president of the precinct’s Community Council, said he was one of hundreds to recently receive a fake but convincing email from Chase Bank, which sought vital information like his social security and account numbers. The electronic note, [...]