Police arrested two men in Flushing for allegedly sawing catalytic converters off multiple trucks in a U-Haul storage lot. The device — which contains precious metals inside, like platinum — has been the target of a costly new citywide crime trend.
A perpetrator stole nearly $7,000 in cash from Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in Maspeth, cops said.
Police are looking for a woman who last month snatched an unattended purse off a chair at Good Fortune Restaurant in Flushing and fled.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brow announced on Wednesday, December 11 the shutdown of a luxury automobile theft ring allegedly responsible for stealing 48 high-end vehicles, valued at close to $2.4 million, after an 18-month investigation.
As a result of the investigation, 18 people have been charged, including five people from Queens, said Brown.
Three volunteer EMTs have been arrested after allegedly stealing more than $325,000 from a not-for-profit volunteer ambulance group, according to the attorney general. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Friday, September 20 that Daniel Dominguez, 37, Daryl Adeva, 31, and David Moretti, 41, were arrested for stealing from bank accounts of the Corona Community [...]
Cops aren’t happy with a man who thought stealing is as easy as taking candy from a baby. Police are looking for the man who snatched a gold necklace and charm from a three-year-old girl on Friday afternoon in Jackson Heights. The man followed the girl and her mother to a McDonald’s on 37-59 82nd [...]
Police are looking for a woman who they say shopped at a Middle Village K-Mart in June with a stolen credit card. The suspect allegedly used the card on June 23 to buy many items at the 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue department store, according to the NYPD. She is wanted in connection with a grand larceny. [...]
The Queens political operative convicted two years ago of stealing thousands of dollars from the mayor’s re-election campaign has begun his prison sentence. John Haggerty Jr. was received in Ulster Correctional Facility on March 27, according to the state’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. The 44-year-old Republican consultant from Forest Hills was found guilty [...]
Police are looking for a suspect wanted for a Wednesday, February 27 grand larceny inside a mosque at 57-16 37th Avenue in Woodside. According to the NYPD, at 5:20 p.m. as the 65-year-old victim prayed inside the mosque, the suspect removed her pocketbook without her knowing. The pocketbook contained cash and bank cards. There were no [...]
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 [...]