113th Precinct

FDNY defeats NYPD at Queens South Responders Basketball Tournament
FDNY defeats NYPD at Queens South Responders Basketball Tournament
News Liam La Guerre 8/27/2013 at 9:14AM

The Fire Department was just too hot to handle in the inaugural Queens South Responders Basketball Tournament at Daniel O’Connell Park on Sunday, August 25. FDNY from Engine 317 and Ladder 165 defeated the 113th Precinct, 30-15, before crushing the community team 36-18 to win the tournament. Jamahl Wright of the fire team scored the [...]

Man killed in Jamaica shooting
Police Melissa Chan 6/22/2013 at 12:32PM

A 26-year-old man was shot and killed in Jamaica early Saturday morning, police said. Donte Smith was shot once in the chest at 110-52 Farmers Boulevard near his home on June 22 around 1 a.m., cops said. He was pronounced dead at Queens General Hospital. There are no arrests at this time, police said. The [...]

Decomposed body found in South Ozone Park
Decomposed body found in South Ozone Park
Police Melissa Chan 6/22/2013 at 12:20PM

Police found the decomposed body of a woman in South Ozone Park late Friday night. Her identity was not released. She was pronounced dead on arrival on June 21 near South Conduit Avenue and the Van Wyck Expressway at 9:25 p.m., police said. There are no arrests at this time, police said, and the investigation [...]

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 [...]

Drug bust leads to police and resident standoff in Jamaica
News Angy Altamirano 4/06/2013 at 10:37AM

According to the Daily News, a three -hour-standoff broke out as heated residents marched to the stationhouse as cops shielded in riot gear after a drug bust conducted by members of the 113th Precinct at a housing project in Jamaica. Witnesses that spoke to the News said police officers “pounded on” brothers Corey Crichlow, 33, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/22/2012 at 7:15AM

Heat Brings Outages, Voltage Reductions To Some; Fun To Others The second day of near-triple-digit temperatures brought power outages and voltage reductions to thousands across the city. As of 10 p.m. Thursday evening, Con Edison is reporting more than 2,500 outages across the five boroughs. 1,019 of those outages are in Brooklyn, while 906 are [...]

Santa was really a Rotarian
Santa was really a Rotarian
News Alexa Altman 12/15/2011 at 3:54PM

Santa Claus rang his sleigh bells loudly as he combed the halls of the Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) Children’s Center. Followed closely by Frosty the Snowman, the pair peeked inside various rooms, searching for children. Toys in hand, they entered one at the end of the hallway — to an eruption of delighted squeals. [...]

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 [...]

Police arrest 15 year old for sex assaults
Police arrest 15 year old for sex assaults
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 3:25PM

Police believe they have seized the sexual deviant that has terrorized southeast Queens for the past month – and he is not even out of high school. The NYPD arrested a 15-year-old black male on October 23 who they consider to be responsible for the recent pattern of sexual attacks in the area. “We’re confident [...]

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 [...]