Assault

Another Queens parent arrested for fleeing with infant
News Billy Rennison 3/15/2012 at 12:38PM

Minutes before another Queens parent was caught for allegedly kidnapping her infant, another suspect fled with his one-year-old, police said. Just after 8 p.m. Alexis Torres, 30, allegedly got into an argument with his wife before assaulting her and fleeing with their child, according to authorities. The responding officers attempted to track the suspect through [...]

Flushing Teacher Removed From Classroom Following Alleged Assault On Student
Flushing Teacher Removed From Classroom Following Alleged Assault On Student
News Jay Lane 3/08/2012 at 9:55AM

Flushing Teacher Removed From Classroom Following Alleged Assault On Student A Queens teacher is under arrest and accused of abusing a six-year-old girl. Grace Peterson-Hagendorf, 59, is charged with assault following an incident at P.S. 22 in Flushing. According to sources, she is accused of twisting the student’s neck causing pain and swelling. The Department [...]

Knife terror aboard N train
Knife terror aboard N train
News Jay Lane 2/21/2012 at 8:58AM

Knife terror aboard N train A crazed subway panhandler pulled a knife and threatened a straphanger on a crowded train yesterday before being subdued by a good Samaritan and held until cops arrived, authorities and witnesses said. The 35-year-old woman boarded the Manhattan-bound N train at around 6:40 p.m. at Queensboro Plaza and began asking for [...]

‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia
‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia
News Jay Lane 1/31/2012 at 9:19AM

‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia Clueless TSA agents found two possible pipe bombs in a passenger’s luggage yesterday at La Guardia Airport — and kept them in a public area for six hours without notifying cops, The Post has learned. The Transportation Security Administration bozos at one point left the pipes — which eventually turned out to [...]

Howard Beach man sentenced for assault of off-duty cop
News Melissa Chan 1/25/2012 at 4:28PM

A Howard Beach man who brutally beat a cop during a gang assault has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Joseph Meyer, 26, was convicted of first-degree gang assault and other charges for an August 2009 attack on an off-duty police officer during a traffic dispute, according to District Attorney Richard A. Brown. According [...]

Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs
Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs
News Jay Lane 1/03/2012 at 9:10AM

Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs A Fire Department official on Monday said it was fortunate that the damage was minimal from a series of arson attacks across eastern Queens on Sunday night that the police were investigating as a possible bias crime against Muslims. No one was hurt in the four attacks, in [...]

Police search for robbery and assault suspect in South Ozone Park
News Billy Rennison 12/23/2011 at 2:51PM

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a suspect wanted for robbing and assaulting a teenager in South Ozone Park recently. The suspect approached a car parked on 126th Street at approximately 1 a.m. on December 13 armed with a gun, according to police. After announcing a robbery, the suspect assaulted one of the [...]

Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student
Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student
News Jay Lane 12/15/2011 at 3:10PM

Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student A Queens teacher is facing charges including rape after authorities say he had an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old student. Special Commissioner of Investigation Richard Condon says Charles Oross, 44, a teacher at IS 238, had a sexual relationship with the girl while she attended the school in [...]

Courier Police Blotter
Courier Police Blotter
News Toni Cimino 12/14/2011 at 1:55PM

111th Precinct Bayside, Douglaston, Little Neck, Auburndale, Hollis Hills and Fresh Meadows Last Precinct Council meeting of 2011  The 111th Precinct held its last Council Meeting of the year, updating residents on crime stats and honoring December’s “Cop of the Month.” “This year we’re down nine percent in crime. We’re down in every category, except [...]

Richmond Hill assault suspect sought
Richmond Hill assault suspect sought
Police Toni Cimino 12/07/2011 at 11:31AM

The New York Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an assault. On Sunday, November 27, in front of the Nest Bar & Restaurant, located at 125-17 101st Avenue, the suspect struck a 33-year-old man multiple times during a dispute, causing him to sustain injuries. The victim [...]