Robberies

Police searching for suspects in Flushing, Briarwood robberies
Police searching for suspects in Flushing, Briarwood robberies
Police Angy Altamirano 11/24/2013 at 10:08AM

Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with two robberies on Saturday. According to the NYPD, the first robbery occurred at approximately 12:25 a.m. in the vicinity of 58th Road and 138th Street in Flushing. The two suspects approached a 22-year-old male victim, placed him in a chokehold, displayed a firearm and then [...]

Cars, TVs being stolen in south Queens
News Terence M. Cullen 8/08/2012 at 2:04PM

Police from the 106th Precinct are warning residents of Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Wakefield to be on the look for robbers who have been entering through windows of the first floor of homes. When the robbers enter, usually through open windows, police said, they will take car keys and then steal the resident’s [...]

‘Beats’ headphone thefts on the rise throughout NYC
News Jay Lane 5/07/2012 at 12:22PM

The city’s thugs have a new favorite to go with their stolen iPhones—stolen Dr. Dre headphones. The legendary rapper’s pricey, high-tech headphones, called “Beats by Dr. Dre,” are the new rage among bandits because they’re seen as “status symbols,” a police source said. Although they have yet to dethrone the iPhone as thieves’ top target, [...]

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 [...]

Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men
Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men
News Jay Lane 12/07/2011 at 9:16AM

Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men Cops are hunting for a group of men they say raped a woman on a dark Queens street early Sunday. The 20-year-old woman was walking near Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street in Hunters Point when two men grabbed her and dragged her into [...]

Queens’ Morning Round Up – 10/14/2011: Queens foster care abductors held on bail
Queens’ Morning Round Up – 10/14/2011: Queens foster care abductors held on bail
News Jay Lane 10/14/2011 at 10:43AM

Queens’ Morning Round Up – 10/14/2011   Abductors held on $75,000 bail Two weeks ago Shanel Nadal, and her husband Nephra Payne were arrested in Harrisburg, PA after abducting their 8 children from a foster care facility in Queens. Presiding judge Ira Margulis, has issued and order of protection for the children and held both [...]

Rotary fetes NYPD job well done
Rotary fetes NYPD job well done
News Toni Cimino 10/05/2011 at 2:41PM

The Jamaica Rotary, under the leadership of President Joe Iaboni, is committed to doing good — and honoring those whose good work keeps Queens safe. At this month’s meeting, where officers of Patrol Borough Queens South are feted for a job well done, the Rotary inducted an honorary member, a woman they helped to study [...]