Tag: 107th-precinct

Investigation into discovery of human remains at Hillcrest bank reclassified as homicide: NYPD


Oct. 27, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD announced Oct. 27 that it has reclassified an investigation into the macabre discovery of decomposing human remains in a Hillcrest bank parking lot last month after the NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner deemed it a homicide. On the night of Wednesday, Sept. 20, police from the 107th Precinct responded to a 911 call of found remains in front the TD Bank located near St. John’s University at 164th Street and Union Turnpike after a worker at the bank noticed a pungent smell as he was taking out the trash at…
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Crunching the Queens crime stats: Rape cases rising, grand larceny continues downward trend


Oct. 18, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The NYPD released the crime stats for northern and southern Queens from Sept. 17 to Oct. 15. While much of it follows a similar trend to last week’s stats, there are some notable changes in trends. Rape cases in northern Queens rose from 15 to 20 year-over-year. While the 104th, 111th and 112th precincts each saw no change, the only northern Queens precinct to experience a decline was the 115th, from five last year to one this year. Southern Queens, on the other hand, experienced no change compared to the same period of time…
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Police searching for duo who assaulted and robbed man in Jamaica


Oct. 12, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The NYPD is searching for two crooks who punched a man in the face before robbing him in Jamaica last month. According to the NYPD, at approximately 2:45 a.m. on Sept. 2, a 39-year-old man was walking in the rear parking lot of 178-23 Hillside Ave., within the confines…
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Crunching the Queens crime stats: Burglaries continue to trend down, felony assault and grand larceny cases rise


Oct. 11, 2023 By Ethan Marshall While burglary cases continue to trend down, felony assault and grand larceny of automobiles have been on the rise from Sept. 10 to Oct. 8 when compared to the same time period as last year, according to the 28-day crime stats released by the NYPD for the precincts in northern and southern Queens. This continues a similar trend seen in the previous report, for Sept. 3 through Oct. 1. Additionally, there were some crimes, like grand larceny, that had very different changes between northern and southern Queens. In northern Queens, the number of burglary…
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Two men sought in armed robbery at Fresh Meadows massage parlor: NYPD


Oct. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry

Two employees at a Fresh Meadows massage parlor were robbed at knifepoint on Sunday evening. Police from the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows responded to reports of a robbery at the Blue Sea Spa, located at 162-02 Union Tpke., after two men entered the establishment at around 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 1.

Decomposing human leg found in dumpster near bank in Hillcrest: NYPD


Sep. 21, 2023 By Bill Parry Detectives from the 107th Precinct are trying to determine who was behind a macabre deposit at a Hillcrest bank after a human leg was discovered next to a dumpster on Wednesday night. Police responded to a 911 call around 9:30 p.m. to the TD Bank located near St. John’s…
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Crunching the Queens crime stats: Number of burglaries drop, assault cases increase


Sep. 19, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The NYPD’s crime stats for northern and southern Queens precincts spanning Sept. 11 to Sept. 17 reveal that the number of burglaries throughout the borough has dropped, while felony assault cases increased. One thing that remained completely the same compared to last year was the fact that there wasn’t…
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