Tag: 115th-precinct

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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Teenage motorcyclist killed in collision with MTA bus in East Elmhurst: NYPD


Oct. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry A teenage motorcycle rider was killed in East Elmhurst on Tuesday night when he crashed into an MTA Q49 bus at the intersection of Astoria Boulevard and 101st Street, according to the NYPD. Police from the 115th Precinct responded to a 911 call of a vehicle collision at around 11 p.m. on Oct. 10 and found the 16-year-old boy unconscious and unresponsive lying on the roadway with severe head trauma. The teenager was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, police said. EMS responded and pronounced the teen dead at the…
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Long Island man killed in East Elmhurst after crashing his motorcycle into SUV, before being struck by another vehicle: NYPD

Oct. 9, 2023 By Bill Parry A motorcyclist from Suffolk County, Long Island, was killed during a horrific chain-reaction crash with two SUVs in East Elmhurst on Sunday evening, according to authorities. Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights responded to a 911 call of a vehicle collision on Ditmars Boulevard at 31st Avenue… Read more »

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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Father slashed in the face while protecting son during brawl in North Corona: NYPD

Sep. 7, 2023 By Bill Parry A father who was trying to defend his son in North Corona early Saturday morning became a victim when he was slashed across the face by one of his boy’s attackers, according to the NYPD. The man tried to break up a fight between his son and his two assailants in front of 108-43 38th Ave. just before 2 a.m. on Sept. 2, when one of the thugs pulled out a pocket knife and slashed the victim in his face, according to an NYPD spokesman. The two men ran off in an unknown direction….
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