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Shock cop suicide
Shock cop suicide
News Jay Lane 1/20/2012 at 9:13AM

Shock cop suicide An NYPD cop fatally shot himself last night while on-duty and interviewing the victim of a Queens car break-in, sources told The Post. The officer, whose name was withheld pending family notification, got into a heated argument on his cellphone with his girlfriend and fired one bullet into his face after the [...]

Cops shoot carjack suspect
Cops shoot carjack suspect
News Billy Rennison 1/19/2012 at 5:17PM

An alleged carjacker’s standoff with police ended when the suspect was shot after refusing to drop his gun. The attempted carjacking took place just after 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 in Corona when the suspect, 46, approached an elderly man sitting inside a 1992 Oldsmobile and hit the victim with his gun, police said. [...]

Jackson Heights bank robbed
Jackson Heights bank robbed
News Jay Lane 1/07/2012 at 11:21AM

Jackson Heights bank robbed A gunman dressed in a brown UPS uniform took a female bank employee hostage as he held up a Queens branch yesterday, authorities said. The man walked into the Sovereign branch on 31st Avenue in Jackson Heights at 9:40 a.m., pressed the barrel a silver revolver into the back of the [...]

Man who ‘killed’ wife took control of life-insurance payout for kids
Man who ‘killed’ wife took control of life-insurance payout for kids
News Jay Lane 12/29/2011 at 9:11AM

Man who ‘killed’ wife took control of life-insurance payout for kids The man being sued for allegedly murdering his Upper West Side wife surreptitiously took control of the $1.6 million life-insurance-policy payout she’d left behind for their two kids, The Post has learned. Rod Covlin, 39, filed papers in Westchester County Surrogate’s Court in April seeking [...]

Man posed as a cop during sexual assault
Man posed as a cop during sexual assault
News Melissa Chan 12/28/2011 at 3:43PM

The New York Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individuals wanted in connection with a sexual assault and robbery. On Sunday, November 20 at approximately 10:30 p.m., one female victim was posting flyers when she was approached on the street by a burgundy-colored van or SUV with four [...]

Alleged cop killer gets into Rikers Island brawl with guards
Alleged cop killer gets into Rikers Island brawl with guards
News Jay Lane 12/20/2011 at 12:29PM

Alleged cop killer gets into Rikers Island brawl with guards Alleged cop killer Lamont Pride got into a fight with two jail guards after the ex-con refused to undergo a routine search, authorities said today. Pride, 27, has been charged in the murder of Officer Peter Figoski after he allegedly shot the cop in the [...]

Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer
Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer
News Jay Lane 12/14/2011 at 8:54AM

Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer Prosecutors said Tuesday that Lamont Pride didn’t hesitate to pull the trigger on NYPD Officer Peter Figoski. “He was targeted for homicide because he wore the uniform of the NYPD,” said Ken Taub, chief of homicide at the Brooklyn district attorney’s office. Prosecutors say Pride [...]

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
News Jay Lane 12/13/2011 at 8:46AM

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski The accomplice who fled from cops after his low-life pal shot and killed Officer Peter Figoski has been caught, police said Tuesday. Three other suspects were also taken into custody overnight — two neighbors who live across the street and the alleged getaway driver. The accomplice was arrested [...]

Queens’ Morning Round Up – 10/13/2011: Sheehan taken into custody
Queens’ Morning Round Up – 10/13/2011: Sheehan taken into custody
News Jay Lane 10/13/2011 at 10:49AM

Barbara Sheehan taken into custody on gun conviction Barbara Sheehan may have dodged a bullet (pun very much intended) by beating the murder charge, but she couldn’t get around the gun charge. Yesterday afternoon Sheehan reported to Queens Supreme Court where she was taken into custody for criminal gun possession, a charge in which she [...]