Arrest

Man arrested for videotaping woman in bathroom
Man arrested for videotaping woman in bathroom
News Melissa Chan 11/13/2012 at 5:52PM

A homeless man originally from Whitestone was arrested after he was allegedly caught filming a woman relieving herself in a supermarket bathroom stall in Manhasset, cops said. Michael Seghposs, 25, was cuffed for second-degree unlawful surveillance on Sunday, November 11, when a 58-year-old woman said she found the perp videotaping her from an adjacent restroom [...]

Man pulls gun on gas line; looting in Far Rockaway
News Melissa Chan 11/02/2012 at 1:53PM

The city’s fight for fuel and pursuit of resources has led to the arrest of one St. Albans man, who allegedly whipped out a gun to cut a long gas line, and the collaring of several looters in the Rockaways, authorities said. Sean Bailey, 35, was cuffed shortly after he pointed a pistol at a [...]

Serial arsonist, who set 13 fires in Queens, arrested
Serial arsonist, who set 13 fires in Queens, arrested
News Melissa Chan 9/27/2012 at 7:43AM

A serial arsonist has been arrested and confessed to setting 13 fires in Flushing, including a three-alarm inferno that injured 19 firefighters and two civilians in August, fire officials said. Thien K. Dinh, 43, of the Bronx, was arraigned in Queens on September 15 and charged with starting a series of fires within a three-week [...]

Flushing High School principal arrested for possession of meth (UPDATED)
Flushing High School principal arrested for possession of meth (UPDATED)
News Melissa Chan 7/18/2012 at 6:29PM

Carl Hudson, principal of Flushing High School, was arrested Tuesday night and charged with one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance after cops say they found a ziplock bag full of methamphetamine and a glass pipe in his car. The 33-year-old city schools employee was taken into custody on July 17 in front [...]

Suspect arrested, three loaded guns recovered after car chase
Suspect arrested, three loaded guns recovered after car chase
Police Billy Rennison 4/12/2012 at 11:31AM

Narcotics detectives recovered a loaded assault rifle along with two loaded hand guns after a brief car chase in Jamaica recently. A 2009 Dodge Avenger with three male passengers fled when the detectives from Queens Narcotics attempted to pull over the vehicle just after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 near 155th Street and 116th [...]

Fight in Flushing apartment building
News Melissa Chan 4/11/2012 at 5:42PM

A Flushing man was arrested after verbally and physically attacking a fellow tenant in his apartment lobby. Police said Yong Hung Wang, 36, allegedly pushed and grabbed John Derouvian by the neck and threw him to the ground. The April 4 scuffle occurred after Wang accused Derouvian of not living in the Leavitt Street building, [...]

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Second Liu campaign worker busted
News Melissa Chan 2/29/2012 at 4:04PM

Another worker on City Comptroller John Liu’s mayoral campaign has been arrested on fraud charges. Jia “Jenny” Hou — a 25-year-old campaign treasurer for the comptroller — was busted for illegally funneling campaign funds for the comptroller’s unofficial 2013 try for mayoral candidacy, feds said. According to restrictions laid out by the New York City [...]

Astoria man who allegedly killed wife charged after fleeing to CT
News Melissa Chan 2/15/2012 at 2:43PM

An Astoria man faces murder charges for allegedly bludgeoning his wife to death, according to the district attorney. Jordan Hawes, 32, was arrested by Connecticut State Police on February 4 after officers found his wife dead in bed at their 30th Street apartment two days earlier. “I did something wrong. I surrender myself,” he allegedly [...]

Cops nab suspect in 11 armed robberies
News Billy Rennison 1/06/2012 at 11:12AM

Police have arrested and charged a suspect in a rash of recent robberies after being recognized during a routine traffic stop. After being pulled over for speeding on Tuesday, January 3, officers identified the suspect, Gregory Kennedy, as the man wanted for a robbery of a T-Mobile store on Jamaica Avenue. Kennedy was captured on [...]