Sexual Abuse

South Queens officer honored for arresting suspect in cop beating
South Queens officer honored for arresting suspect in cop beating
Police Maggie Hayes 12/13/2013 at 11:06AM

Just shy of one month after an off-duty cop was beaten nearly to death, Officer Vincent Siraco of the 106th Precinct was honored for nabbing his fellow cop’s attacker. Sergeant Mohammed Dean took a brutal beating in Ozone Park on Nov. 17 that left him unconscious. As police pulled up to the scene on Liberty Avenue [...]

Suspect nabbed in library assault
Suspect nabbed in library assault
Police Terence M. Cullen 3/10/2013 at 2:20PM

A suspect wanted in connection with the March 4 assault on a 15-year-old girl at a Queens library has been arrested, police said. Hector Troche, 56, has been charged with sexual abuse, forcible touching and public lewdness after police say he grabbed the teen and exposed himself to her.  

Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students
Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students
News Jay Lane 2/24/2012 at 9:36AM

Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students A full-time paraprofessional working in an art class at P.S. 52 in Springfield Gardens, Queens has been arrested and charged with sexual conduct with six female students. Brett Picou, 30, who worked as a teacher’s aide and a substitute at P.S. 52 since 2008, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]