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Crime & Cases October 30, 2008  RSS feed
ON WATCH FOR CROOKS
COP104 Informed Of Recent Larceny, Burglary Rise
      Reported thefts have increased for the year throughout the confines of the 104th Precinct, according to the command's executive officer at last Wednesday's meeting of the Committee of Organizations of Precinct 104 (COP104)
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Cops Shake Down Local Sex Sellers
Park Grievances At Ridgewood Meet
      Enforcement efforts have been increased to curb prostitution activities along Starr Street and quality-of-life problems at a Woodward Avenue café,
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Seek Sex Predator In Two Assaults
Choked, Assailed Victims In Corona, Astoria
      The public's help is sought by police in tracking down the perpetrator who sexually assaulted women in Corona and Astoria in a pair of separate attacks earlier this month. Law enforcement sources have released a composite sketch of the suspect, who is described as an African-American male between 25 and 30 years of age, standing 6' tall and weighing 170 pounds.
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Bullets Fly, Hit Man On Corner Near Lefrak City
      While returning to his vehicle parked on a Corona street, a man was shot and injured after apparently being caught in the crossfire during a gunfight between several armed individuals last Saturday morning, Oct. 25, it was reported.
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Wanted
     Wanted The three individuals seen in these surveillance camera images are reportedly wanted for a recent attempted robbery at the Cypress Hills station on the elevated J line in Brooklyn. According to police, the three suspects—described as Hispanic males between 15 and 18 years of age, each of a thin build and wearing dark clothing—punched a woman about her face and torso while trying to take her gold chain at around 9:10 p.m. on Thursday night, Oct. 16. The incident remains under investigation, police noted. Anyone with any information regarding the robbery that could prove helpful is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS or send a text message to 274637 followed by the code TIP577. All calls and messages will be kept confidential.
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104 BLOTTER
      104 BLOTTER Persons arrested in recent police actions as reported by the 104th Precinct included the following individuals: Oct. 20: (Beat 6) Oscar Arroyo, at Woodhaven Boulevard, for criminal contempt, by Det. Geis. (Beat 10) Gary Merentier, at 55th Road, for grand larceny, by P.O. Sledge. (Beat 5) Angel Rivera, at Cooper Avenue, for aggravated harassment, by Det.
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Pregnant Woman Found Knifed To Death In So. Ozone Pk. Apt.
Unborn Child Also Dies In Homicide
      On the day she was due to give birth to her child, a South Ozone Park woman was reportedly found hacked to death at her residence last Saturday evening, Oct. 25. Police identified the victim as 25-year-old Niasha Delian, who was slain inside her home on Lefferts Boulevard near 109th Avenue.
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Teacher Admits To Sexually Abusing Special Ed. Student
Had Relations With Teen In Qns. Homes
      Taking advantage of a Queens student with special needs proved costly for a teacher who pled guilty last Tuesday, Oct 21 to charges that she sexually abused a teenage boy inside his home in the confines of the 102nd Precinct.
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