Sexual Assault

Suspect sexually assaults teen twice in Jackson Heights
Suspect sexually assaults teen twice in Jackson Heights
Police Angy Altamirano 7/06/2013 at 7:39PM

Police are seeking a man wanted for sexually assaulting a teen in Jackson Heights. According to the NYPD, on Wednesday, July 3 at approximately 11 p.m. the suspect approached the 15 year old victim, showed him a black firearm and took the victim’s iPod. The suspect then force the victim to follow him to 37-28 [...]

Jogger tasered, sexually assaulted in Forest Park
Jogger tasered, sexually assaulted in Forest Park
Police Melissa Chan 3/31/2013 at 1:30PM

A woman was struck with a stun gun and then sexually assaulted Friday while jogging in a Queens park, police said. The 23-year-old victim was taken to the hospital for neck injuries after the March 29 attack in Forest Park at about 7:30 p.m. Police are looking for a white male suspect, who is between [...]

Police search for man who allegedly groped 12-year-old girl
Police search for man who allegedly groped 12-year-old girl
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 11:29AM

A search is underway for a perp who allegedly groped a 12-year-old girl from behind in Queens on Tuesday, November 6. Police released a sketch of the suspect wanted in connection with the assault in the confines of the 115th Precinct which includes the neighborhoods of East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and North Corona. At 2 [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/14/2012 at 10:08AM

Today’s Forecast Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Friday night: Scattered showers, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Event of the Day: A Tribute to Lena Horne and Nina Simone Seven-time [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/13/2012 at 7:05AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Thursday night: Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. JFK workers busted in mini liquor theft ring Eighteen former and current JFK [...]

Queens teacher charged with molesting three additional students
Central Billy Rennison 6/01/2012 at 11:28AM

Three more accusations have been levied against a former Queens teacher accused of molesting two boys earlier this year. Wilbert Cortez, 49, was charged in February with sexually abusing two young boys on multiple occasions at P.S. 174 in Rego Park. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced yesterday that Cortez has been charged with [...]

Ex-cop sentenced to 75 years in prison for teacher sex assault
News Jay Lane 5/07/2012 at 3:00PM

A monstrous ex-cop was sentenced to 75 years to life in prison this morning — the maximum allowed by law — for drunkenly pulling his service weapon on a terrified young schoolteacher last summer, dragging her into an Inwood alley, threatening to “blow your f—ing face off” and repeatedly sexually violating her. The sentence for [...]

NYPD searching for suspect who grabbed preteen  in Fresh Meadows
NYPD searching for suspect who grabbed preteen in Fresh Meadows
News Billy Rennison 4/11/2012 at 4:37PM

Police are searching for a pervert they say sexually assaulted a preteen in Fresh Meadows. The 11-year-old girl was assaulted on Monday, April 9 when she was walking near 76th Avenue and 160th Street. She was approached by the suspect who grabbed her buttocks before fleeing, according to authorities. Police described the suspect as a [...]