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Man wanted for series of subway cell phone thefts
Man wanted for series of subway cell phone thefts
News Billy Rennison 12/21/2012 at 10:30AM

Police are searching for a man wanted for snatching five electronic devices over the past month on trains in Queens and Brooklyn. Four cell phones and an iPad were stolen in the incidents that all occurred E, F, or R trains as they entered the station, according to police. The five victims were all women between the [...]

T-Mobile store scams Queens customers out of thousands
T-Mobile store scams Queens customers out of thousands
News Melissa Chan 7/26/2012 at 5:25PM

A major mobile phone service provider is under fire from hundreds of Queens residents who say an authorized retailer scammed them for thousands — before closing up shop and ducking their calls. A T-Mobile retailer, who sources identify as a South Asian man named “Raj” who suffers from schizophrenia, allegedly billed customers for several unauthorized [...]

Truck driver arrested after allegedly assaulting Councilmember Daniel Dromm
Truck driver arrested after allegedly assaulting Councilmember Daniel Dromm
News Alexa Altman 5/31/2012 at 10:18AM

While it is generally positive for officials to personally engage themselves in community issues, one councilmember’s involvement landed him as the victim of an assault. Around noon on Wednesday, May 30, as Councilmember Daniel Dromm drove his car through Jackson Heights on the way back to his office, he saw an 18-wheel truck from National [...]

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 [...]