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Crunching the Queens crime stats: grand larceny auto incidents soar, with NYPD reporting surge in vehicle thefts

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Nov. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The number of vehicles being stolen, categorized by the NYPD as grand larceny auto, has increased throughout Queens year-to-date, compared to the same period in 2022, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD. Grand larceny auto incidents are up 39.6% in northern Queens for the year through Nov. 19, rising from 1,718 incidents last year to 2,398 this year. In southern Queens, grand larceny of automobiles rose 14.2% over the same period of time, from 1,423 to 1,625. The increase in grand larceny auto incidents across Queens can also be seen…
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Homicide suspect identified in fatal 2022 Queensboro Hill shooting: NYPD

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Nov. 15, 2023 By Bill Parry Detectives out of the 109th Precinct in Flushing have identified a prime suspect in an ongoing homicide investigation into the fatal shooting of a College Point man in January 2022. Investigators believe 59-year-old Zhang Ming was the trigger man who gunned down 44-year-old Dihao Song, of 128th Street, in…
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Flushing residents express concern about stolen packages, auto thefts at 109th Precinct meeting

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Nov. 10, 2023 By Rachel Butler Approximately 50 Flushing residents gathered at the Bowne Street Community Church on Nov. 8 for the 109th Precinct Community Council meeting, during which many voiced concerns about stolen packages, burglaries and auto thefts. A number of residents from the Latimer Gardens NYCHA complex on Linden Place in Flushing said…
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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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Statue of Blessed Mother vandalized at Murray Hill church: NYPD

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Nov. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD is investigating a vandalism incident that occurred on Monday, Oct. 30, at a Murray Hill church that caused tens of thousands of dollars worth or damage to a nearly 110-year-old statue. Police from the 109th Precinct in Flushing responded to a call around 5 p.m. at St….
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Crunching the Queens crime stats: major crimes on the rise in northern Queens, little change in southern Queens

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Nov. 1, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Crime continues to rise in northern Queens, although it remains flat in the southern portion of the borough, according to the NYPD’s latest crime statistics released Oct. 29. The number of major crimes — murder, rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larceny of automobiles — increased…
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