Tag: 108th Precinct

DA Katz continues crackdown on illegal motorbikes, takes another 133 scooters, mopeds off the streets of Woodside, Long Island City

Feb. 12, 2024 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz provided an update Friday on her ongoing crackdown with the NYPD on illegal scooters and mopeds in western Queens. Detectives from the DA’s office working with officers from the NYPD’s 108th Precinct in Long Island City and the 114th Precinct in Astoria searched 18… Read more »

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise, reported rapes decline

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Feb. 6, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported robbery and felony assault cases across Queens climbed for the 28-day period ending Feb. 4—compared to the same period last year— while the number of reported rapes dropped, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Jan. 8 through Feb. 4, the number of felony assaults increased 11.5% in northern Queens, from 174 reported cases in 2023 to 194 this year. Over the same period of time, robberies in northern Queens went up 12.6%, from 143 to 161. Reported rapes declined 25%,…
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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: boroughwide drop in rape and burglaries cases

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Jan. 24, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported rapes and burglaries across Queens both dropped over the last month compared to the same period of time last year, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 25 to Jan. 21, the number of reported rapes went down 20% in northern Queens, from 15 reported cases last year to 12 this year. Over the same period of time, burglaries decreased 12.4% in northern Queens, from 169 to 148. The 108th Precinct, which oversees Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside, experienced…
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Woodside temple burglary now being investigated as hate crime: NYPD

Jan. 11, 2024 By Bill Parry The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is now investigating a commercial burglary that took place at a Woodside house of worship during the early hours on Wednesday, Jan. 3. Police from the 108th Precinct in Long Island City reported that the suspect entered the Shri Guru Ravi Dass Temple… Read more »