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Crime & Cases July 16, 2009  RSS feed
Say Rego Park Man Manipulated Clinic Patients For Insurance $$$
      The alleged mastermind behind an elaborate health insurance fraud ring operated out of two Bronx clinics—where patients received medical treatments and procedures they did not need—has roots in Rego Park, it was announced.
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She Takes Fatal Bullet For Her Nephew After Shootout Erupts
Nab Man For Deadly E. Wmbg. Gunfire
      A stray bullet fired during a shootout near the Bushwick Houses in East Williamsburg last Friday afternoon, July 10, reportedly took the life of a local woman as she tried to protect her young nephew from the gunfire.
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Woodside Woman Who Tagged Trains Receives Prison Sentence
      A Woodside woman arrested last August for vandalizing Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) property in every borough but Staten Island over a three-year period was sentenced on July 9 to six months in prison. Danielle Bremner, 27, of 48th Street pleaded guilty on June 18 to second-degree criminal mischief.
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Let The City Bear The Burden Of Cleaning Vandalism: Mayor
Law Would Free Owners Of Responsibility
      Property owners across New York City would no longer be responsible for removing graffiti scrawled onto their homes or businesses under legislation being created by city officials and legislators,
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Cops Get A Handle On Problem ATVs
      Exasperated community members were relieved to hear positive feedback from part of police officers regarding individuals recklessly driving their ATVs on local sidewalks at the Wednesday, July 8,
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Queens D.A. Slams Hate Crime Charges On Two Rock Throwers
Allegedly Assaulted Transgender In St. Albans
      Two men have been charged with second-degree assault as a hate crime and other charges relating to an alleged attack last Wednesday, July 8 on a transgender female in St. Albans, it was announced. Queens District Attorney Richard A.
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Crowley Stops By To Install Board
      Ranking members of the Glendale/104th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol (104COP) were installed into office at the group's monthly meeting last Thursday, July 9 at St. Pancras School's Pfeifer Hall in Glendale.
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104th Pct. Blotter
      Persons arrested in recent police actions as reported by the 104th Precinct included the following individuals: July 6: (Beat 6) William Groarke, at 84th Place, for assault, by P.O. Conde. (Beat 14) Erika Martinez, at Metropolitan Avenue, for petit larceny, by P.O. Ock. (Beat 9) Christopher Esmont, at 71st Street, for menacing, by Det. Ebron.
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Area Gasoline Stations Pay Big In Settlement With Fed Prosecutors
Violations Involved 112 Underground Tanks
      Twenty-seven defendants in a federal civil environmental case have settled claims against them concerning violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) at 21 gas stations that they have owned or operated in the
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