115th Precinct

Jackson Heights bank robbery suspect wanted
Jackson Heights bank robbery suspect wanted
Police Angy Altamirano 10/12/2013 at 12:30PM

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Jackson Heights bank. According to cops, on Wednesday, October 2 at approximately 9:36 a.m., the suspect enter the Citibank, located at 80-19 Roosevelt Avenue, and approached a teller and passed her a note. The note said the suspect had a firearm and was demanding cash. The [...]

Driver charged after toddler struck, killed in Jackson Heights
Driver charged after toddler struck, killed in Jackson Heights
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/12/2013 at 11:01AM

A two-year-old boy is dead after being hit by an alleged drunk driver while crossing a Jackson Heights street with his mother. According to police, on Friday night at approximately 9:50 p.m. Jaied Gigueroa was crossing the corner of Junction Boulevard and Northern Boulevard with his mother when a white 2011 Acura moving northbound on [...]

Queens cops charged with taking bribes
Queens cops charged with taking bribes
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/19/2013 at 4:55PM

Two Queens police officers have been arrested for allegedly accepting cash payments for copies of official NYPD accident reports, according to District Attorney Richard Brown. The officers have been identified as Danny Cano, 36, who is assigned to the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights, and Roberto Espinal, 44, who is from the 110th Precinct in [...]

Suspect sexually assaults teen twice in Jackson Heights
Suspect sexually assaults teen twice in Jackson Heights
Police Angy Altamirano 7/06/2013 at 7:39PM

Police are seeking a man wanted for sexually assaulting a teen in Jackson Heights. According to the NYPD, on Wednesday, July 3 at approximately 11 p.m. the suspect approached the 15 year old victim, showed him a black firearm and took the victim’s iPod. The suspect then force the victim to follow him to 37-28 [...]

Police searching for suspects in Corona robbery
Police searching for suspects in Corona robbery
News Angy Altamirano 4/27/2013 at 11:30AM

Police are looking for four suspects in connection to a robbery in Corona. On Saturday, April 13 at 5 a.m. the suspects approached a 28-year-old victim and assaulted him as he was walking in front of 35-02 103rd Street, police said. They removed his wallet and chain before fleeing the scene. The victim suffered injuries [...]

Councilmember, cops crack down on illegally parked cars
News Angy Altamirano 3/18/2013 at 9:37AM

Councilmember Julissa Ferreras’ office has been working along with local precincts for over a year to help remove illegally parked cars. These cars, which often have no plates and no registration, are left parked on the streets for long periods of time with no one coming to claim the vehicles. Working with the 115th and [...]

NYPD releases stop-and-frisk stats
NYPD releases stop-and-frisk stats
Police Alexa Altman 2/05/2013 at 3:30PM

For the first time, the NYPD has released 2011 data regarding the controversial procedure of stop-and-frisk. Among those stopped-and-frisked in 2011, 87 percent were either black or Hispanic, according to the report. Of the 685,724 stops made citywide, 53 percent were black while 34 percent were Hispanic. Only 9 percent of those stopped-and-frisked were white, [...]

Cops nab suspect in sex assault of 2 Queens girls
Police Billy Rennison 11/15/2012 at 5:51PM

Police nabbed a Brooklyn man for the alleged sexual assault of two young girls in their Queens apartment building. On November 12, around 7:10 p.m., the suspect entered a Jackson Heights apartment building and went into the laundry room, said police, where he sexually assaulted two girls, aged 4 and 9. Mario Lopez, 52, was [...]

Suspect wanted for child sex assault in Jackson Heights
Suspect wanted for child sex assault in Jackson Heights
Police Cristabelle Tumola 11/14/2012 at 10:08AM

The NYPD is looking for a man who sexually assaulted two girls in Queens Monday. On November 12, around 7:10 p.m., the suspect entered a Jackson Heights apartment building and went into the laundry room, said police. There, he sexually abused a four-year-old and nine-year-old girl, then fled the scene. Authorities describe the suspect as [...]