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


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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Three masked gunmen sought in armed robbery of Laurelton deli: NYPD


Dec. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 105th Precinct in Queens Village are looking for three suspects who robbed a Laurelton convenience store at gunpoint on the night of Sunday, Dec. 3. The three men walked into the 4 Star Deli & Grill at 218-30 Merrick Blvd. just before 10:30 p.m., pulled out silver handguns and demanded cash from a store employee, police said. The worker complied, handing over $1,500 in cash and the suspects proceeded to grab merchandise from the shelves before running off on foot on Merrick Boulevard in an unknown direction. The gunmen stole $160…
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Dept. of Education employee busted for trying to kidnap teen as she walked to school in Cambria Heights: NYPD


Nov. 17, 2023 By Bill Parry A city Department of Education employee was arrested Thursday, Nov. 16, and charged with attempted kidnapping and other crimes for allegedly trying to abduct a 15-year-old girl who was walking to school in Cambria Heights on Nov. 15, according to authorities. Detectives from the 105th Precinct went to the home of 32-year-old Yogeshwar Narine just as he was parking his black SUV in front of his residence and took him into custody without further incident, according to a law enforcement source familiar with the case. The maintenance worker was positively identified from a photo…
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SUV driver sought in attempted kidnapping of teenage girl walking to school in St. Albans: NYPD

3133-23 Attempted Kidnapping 105 Pct 11-15-23 final

Nov. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry A 15-year-old girl was nearly kidnapped while she walked to school in St. Albans on Wednesday, Nov. 15, according to authorities. Police from the 105th Precinct are on the lookout for the driver of a black SUV who was next to his vehicle at around 8:20 a.m. at the intersection of Francis Lewis Boulevard and 113th Road. He suddenly lunged at the girl and grabbed her and attempted to pull her into the SUV, according to authorities. The victim was able to break free from his grasp and ran away from the location, police…
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Three found dead across Queens in addition to triple homicide in St. Albans: NYPD


Nov. 15, 2023 By Bill Parry A 54-year-old St. Albans landlord was arrested and booked on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the 113th Precinct on murder and weapons charges for allegedly killing his girlfriend and two tenants to death at his home on Millburn Street. David Daniels allegedly admitted to fatally stabbing two women and a…
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