Category: crime

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: felony assaults on the rise as crime overall flattens

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Feb. 28, 2024 By Christian Murray The number of felony assaults reported across Queens over the last month are up nearly 10% compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Feb. 26. During the 28-day period from Jan. 29 to Feb. 25, the number of felony assaults reported increased 9.6% in northern Queens, from 197 incidents last year to 216 this year. Meanwhile, in southern Queens, the number of felony assaults also rose 9.6% over the period, from 187 to 205. The jump in the number of felony assaults…
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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise

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Jan. 17, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The amount of reported cases of robberies and felony assaults across Queens have each risen over the last month compared to the same period of time a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 18 to Jan. 14, reported robberies have increased 51.3% in northern Queens, from 117 cases the previous year to 177 this year. At the same time, felony assaults are up 29.3% in northern Queens, from 184 to 238. The 110th Precinct, which covers Corona and Elmhurst, experienced the…
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Bayside man busted in Murray Hill sexual abuse investigation: NYPD

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Dec. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry Detectives from the 109th Precinct in Flushing arrested a Bayside man and charged him with sex crimes, assault and kidnapping just days after he allegedly attacked a woman in Murray Hill. Myung Park, 40, of 47th Road near Oakland Lake was booked at the 109th Precinct on Dec. 7…
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Two individuals sought in three attacks on transit workers in Queens: NYPD

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Nov. 9, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD is looking for a pair of individuals who assaulted MTA workers in two Queens police precincts last month. Police from the 109th Precinct in Flushing are searching for a woman who attacked two bus operators in two separate incidents nearly two hours apart in College Point during…
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College Point man busted in fatal collision that killed Elmhurst teen: NYPD

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Nov. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry A College Point man was arrested Nov. 6 and booked at the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst, where he was charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and other crimes in connection with a fatal collision on the Long Island Expressway last December. Jason Jiang, 20, of 125th Street, was allegedly…
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