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Crime & Cases February 26, 2009  RSS feed
International Marijuana Bust Has Connections In Midville
Smuggled Cases Of Pot From Canada
      Three Middle Village men were among 10 individuals recently charged in connection with a smuggling ring that allegedly imported hundreds of thousands of pounds of marijuana from Canada. Federal law enforcement sources identified the trio as 39-year-old Walter Baus, 29-year-old Mersim Kolenovic and 29-year-old Slobodan Pavicevic.
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SUBWAY CRIME IS ON THE UPSWING
Transit Police Visit Council Meeting
      Local public transit police representatives detailed efforts to keep the subways safe at the Feb. 18 meeting of the 112th Precinct Community Council. Capt. Raymond Porteus, the commanding officer of Transit District 20, joined Sgt. George Scognamiglio at the precinct's Forest Hills stationhouse.
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Wanted For Questioning
      Police have released the picture of a man sought as a person of interest in connection with a recent homicide in Richmond Hill. He was identified by law enforcement sources as 22-year-old Larnell Hill.
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Officers Honored For Successful Gun Bust
      For their efforts to recover three firearms and arrest three individuals during a raid at a home in the 102nd Precinct confines last month, Sgt. Danielle Raia (second from right) and P.O.
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104 BLOTTER
      Persons arrested in recent police actions as reported by the 104th Precinct included the following individuals: Feb. 16: (Beat 2) Esmeraldo Torres, at Myrtle Avenue, for an open warrant, by P.O. Czerepak. (Beat 11) Paul Armano, at Aubrey Avenue, for criminal contempt, by P.O. Distler. (Beat 6) Miguel Garcia, at 84th Place, for assault, by Det. Gabrielli.
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