Robbery

Police searching for suspects in Corona robbery
Police searching for suspects in Corona robbery
News Angy Altamirano 4/27/2013 at 11:30AM

Police are looking for four suspects in connection to a robbery in Corona. On Saturday, April 13 at 5 a.m. the suspects approached a 28-year-old victim and assaulted him as he was walking in front of 35-02 103rd Street, police said. They removed his wallet and chain before fleeing the scene. The victim suffered injuries [...]

Police looking for two suspects in three gas station robberies
Police looking for two suspects in three gas station robberies
Police Angy Altamirano 3/23/2013 at 11:00AM

The NYPD is trying to find two suspects for three robberies of two gas stations in Jamaica and one in Flushing. According to police, in each incident the suspects drove to the gas station in a dark colored minivan, then the driver exited the vehicle, watched the locations and returned to the minivan. Afterwards, the [...]

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 [...]

Two robbed at gunpoint outside Resorts World Casino
Two robbed at gunpoint outside Resorts World Casino
News Terence M. Cullen 9/17/2012 at 5:37PM

Two men were held at gun point and handed over more than $200 to a robber in the early hours of Sunday, September 16 in the parking lot of Resorts World Casino New York City, police said. The victims, ages 18 and 19, were approached around 4:20 a.m. by a man, about 6’ tall and [...]

Bandit thieves expensive relics from Queens synagogue
Bandit thieves expensive relics from Queens synagogue
Central Billy Rennison 8/23/2012 at 11:56AM

Thousands of dollars worth of relics were taken from a Queens synagogue while worshipers prayed upstairs. The valuable Torah crowns were taken from Young Israel of Queens Valley last week during the temple’s evening services. “This has never happened in the 50 years of the synagogue,” the synagogue’s executive director George Srolovits told the Daily News. At first, officials [...]

Racino robber caught in Pennsylvania
Racino robber caught in Pennsylvania
News Terence M. Cullen 8/01/2012 at 3:28PM

The suspect wanted for robbing about $63,000 from Resorts World Casino New York City was arrested on Tuesday, July 29 in Pennsylvania and will be moved back to Queens, the district dttorney’s office announced. The suspect entered the Racino during the afternoon of June 29, passed a note to a teller on the second floor [...]

Queens casino robbed
Queens casino robbed
News Terence M. Cullen 7/02/2012 at 1:53PM

New York’s first casino had its first robbery less than a year after its opening. The robber entered Resorts World Casino New York City at about 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29 and approached a teller at the gate, police said. He passed the teller a note and simulated a weapon in his waistband. The [...]

Burglar pulls dentist office heist
News Queens Courier Staff 5/09/2012 at 12:45PM

This burglar clearly doesn’t fear the dentist’s office. A crook broke into a Queens dental office and stole a laptop and syringes, cops said. The thief, caught in this surveillance video, climbed into an unlocked window of Steinway Family Dental in Astoria on Steinway Street, near 34th Avenue, about 3:50 a.m. Friday, according to NYPD [...]

‘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, [...]

Police ID Armed Queens Robber Who Posed As Officer
Police ID Armed Queens Robber Who Posed As Officer
News Jay Lane 5/02/2012 at 2:00PM

Police are looking for two suspects who are wanted forimpersonating a police officer while robbing a man at knife-point in Queens. The two men, armed with switchblades, forced their way into a Jackson Heights apartment on March 9, police said. The two identified themselves as cops and demanded money from the resident, according to police, and then took off. [...]