Kidnapping

Neighbors knew nothing of Springfield Gardens kidnapping
Neighbors knew nothing of Springfield Gardens kidnapping
Police Terence M. Cullen 7/31/2012 at 3:12PM

People living on 181st Street in Springfield Gardens said the residents of the home where a man was held hostage in a garage last week kept to themselves and never really raised any eyebrows. Hakeem Clark, 30, and Jason Hutson, 27, were arrested on Friday, July 27 at the home of NYPD veteran Ondre Johnson [...]

Two arraigned for kidnapping at NYPD detective’s home
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/30/2012 at 11:30AM

Two men were arraigned in connection to a kidnapping that involved the home of an NYPD officer in Springfield Gardens. Hakeem Clark and Jason Hutson were charged Saturday with kidnapping Brian Karikari and holding him for ransom. Karikari was walking to his car in front of 119-45 234 Street early in the morning of July [...]

Police search for man who attempted to kidnap 7-year-old in Corona
Police search for man who attempted to kidnap 7-year-old in Corona
News Billy Rennison 6/04/2012 at 10:58AM

Police are on the lookout for a suspect wanted for an alleged attempted kidnapping outside a Corona public school. Mark Synclair, 33, attempted to grab a 7-year-old in front of P.S. 192, police said. The boy was able to escape the suspect and run away from the scene without any injuries. Police described the suspect [...]

Afternoon Roundup
Afternoon Roundup
News Billy Rennison 6/03/2012 at 12:43PM

Passenger plane crashes in Nigeria’s largest city A passenger plane crashed into a two-story building in Nigeria’s largest city of Lagos on Sunday, officials said. Read more: USA Today Man Wanted For Attempted Child Kidnapping In Queens Police are searching for a man they say tried to kidnap a young boy last week in St. [...]

[Update] Mother who allegedly snatched infant daughter charged with kidnapping
[Update] Mother who allegedly snatched infant daughter charged with kidnapping
News Billy Rennison 3/15/2012 at 9:21AM

After an eight hour search, police found and arrested the woman who allegedly kidnapped her baby from a Queens hospital. The baby was found safe. Police said Leila Rajnarie took her 8-month-old daughter, Nevita Jagdeo, from Queens General Hospital Pediatric Center at approximately noon on Wednesday, March 14 while the infant was there with her [...]

House-squatter thugs held in kidnapping, rape of Long Island teen
House-squatter thugs held in kidnapping, rape of Long Island teen
News Jay Lane 3/09/2012 at 8:57AM

House-squatter thugs held in kidnapping, rape of Long Island teen A gang of sick squatters kidnapped, raped and pimped out a terrified 15-year-old Long Island runaway in a Queens house where they were illegally living, law-enforcement officials said yesterday. And in a bizarre twist, after the owner complained that people were living there illegally, cops [...]

Abducted children found, claim city abuse
Abducted children found, claim city abuse
News Bob Doda 9/29/2011 at 3:18PM

The search for eight children taken from a foster care facility in Forest Hills on September 19 ended at around 10:30 p.m. Monday evening in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Police officials say that Shanel Nadal, 28, of Manhattan, and her husband Nephra Payne are awaiting extradition back to New York City after being found with their eight [...]