Tag: crime

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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Cops seek gunman, accomplice in Auburndale shooting that left two injured: NYPD

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Nov. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry Two men were shot and wounded in Auburndale and police from the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows are still looking for the gunman and his accomplice behind the shooting nearly a week later, according to the NYPD. The shooting went down just before 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31, when the two suspects were allegedly robbing a 28-year-old man in the vicinity of 161st Street and Jewel Avenue. The crooks were forcibly removing the victim’s property when a 61-year-old man attempted to aid the victim and a struggle ensued. During the melee, one of…
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