Theft

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 [...]

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 [...]

Police search for Astoria grand larceny suspect
Police search for Astoria grand larceny suspect
News Billy Rennison 2/29/2012 at 5:58PM

Police are requesting the public’s help identifying and locating an Astoria grand larceny suspect. The suspect entered Central Collision, an auto repair shop in 36th Avenue, on Wednesday, February 15 and stole woman’s unattended pocketbook, according to authorities. The purse contained the woman’s wallet, cash and credit cards. Shortly after the robbery, the suspect unsuccessfully [...]

Ex-Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels pleads guilty to theft, ordered to pay $50K
Ex-Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels pleads guilty to theft, ordered to pay $50K
News Jay Lane 2/21/2012 at 1:10PM

Ex-Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels pleads guilty to theft, ordered to pay $50K Sticky-fingered ex-Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels dodged prison today by admitting he lined his pockets after swiping and selling millions of dollars worth of signed team hats, jerseys and other souvenirs. Samuels, 52, who was banned for life from CitiField and the [...]

Suspects sought for a dozen robberies in Long Island City
Suspects sought for a dozen robberies in Long Island City
News Billy Rennison 12/21/2011 at 4:17PM

Police are seeking a man and woman wanted in connection with 12 robberies — 11 of which have occurred over the past month. Most of the incidents have occurred between the morning and evening — during school and work hours — with the thieves entering through a window or door. Five of the robberies have [...]

Courier Police Blotter
Courier Police Blotter
News Toni Cimino 12/14/2011 at 1:55PM

111th Precinct Bayside, Douglaston, Little Neck, Auburndale, Hollis Hills and Fresh Meadows Last Precinct Council meeting of 2011  The 111th Precinct held its last Council Meeting of the year, updating residents on crime stats and honoring December’s “Cop of the Month.” “This year we’re down nine percent in crime. We’re down in every category, except [...]