Tag: grand-larceny

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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Moped-riding crooks sought in pair of chain-snatching incidents in Ridgewood, Richmond Hill: NYPD

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Oct. 24, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from two Queens police precincts are looking for two moped-riding crooks who snatched necklaces from two women on the same afternoon last month. The 104th Precinct in Ridgewood reported the first of two grand larceny that occurred at around 4:20 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 14. Police say two men riding a black moped approached a 41-year-old woman from behind as she was walking in front of a print shop located at 61-50 Central Ave. in Ridgewood. The crooks grabbed her necklace and ripped it off her neck causing substantial pain and bruising, police said,…
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NYPD searching for crook who snatched woman’s cellphone from her pocket in Ozone Park

Sep. 6, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The NYPD is calling upon the public to help identify and/or find the man wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place in Ozone Park last month. On Saturday, Aug. 12, at approximately 6 p.m., a 25-year-old female victim was walking at the corner of 81st Street and 102nd Avenue in Ozone Park — within the confines of the 102nd Precinct — when the perpetrator approached her from behind, riding on a bicycle. He snatched her cellphone out of her back pocket and fled the scene on the bicycle heading toward Liberty…
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