Tag: burglary

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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Man wanted for stealing packages from Ridgewood building: NYPD

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Jan. 12, 2024 By Anthony Medina Police from the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood are looking for a man who allegedly burglarized a building on Cypress Avenue in broad daylight on Monday. The suspect allegedly entered a building complex, located at 852 Cypress Ave., by breaking the lock on the front door at about 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8. Once inside, police say the thief removed items from packages before fleeing the scene. The NYPD released a photo of the suspected burglar last seen wearing a tan jacket, khaki pants, a light brown hat, and gray sneakers while holding a…
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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 »

Woodside temple burglarized by suspect who discovered unlocked door: NYPD

Jan. 5, 2024 By Bill Parry A Woodside house of worship was burglarized by an intruder during the early morning hours on Wednesday, Jan. 3, according to the NYPD. Police from the 108th Precinct in Long Island City reported that the suspect entered the Shri Guru Ravi Dass Temple at around 1:30 a.m. through an… Read more »

Man burglarizes kosher restaurant on Union Turnpike: NYPD

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Jan. 2, 2024 By Bill Parry Police from the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows are still looking for a burglar who broke into a kosher steakhouse on Union Turnpike in mid-December and made off with nearly $5,000 in cash. The suspect targeted the Union Bistro at 190-11 Union Tpke. on the morning of Monday, Dec….
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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: felony assaults rising, burglaries declining

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Dec. 19, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported felony assault cases in Queens has increased over the last month when compared to the same period in 2022, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Monday. Felony assault cases have increased in both northern and southern Queens for the 28-day period from Nov. 20 through Dec. 17, compared to the same 28-day period last year. In northern Queens, felony assault cases over the 28-day period went up 15%, from 167 last year to 192 this year. The numbers also jumped in southern Queens, up 8.4%, from…
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Man sought in burglary of a Bell Boulevard restaurant in Bayside: NYPD

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Nov. 27, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 111th Precinct in Bayside are looking for a man who burglarized a Bell Boulevard restaurant in broad daylight just blocks away from the station house last week. The suspect entered Laterna Estiatorio & Catering, located at 47-20 Bell Blvd. in Bayside, five blocks south of Northern Boulevard, through a backdoor just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Once inside, he removed approximately $60 in cash, credit cards and personal items before running out of the eatery in an unknown direction, police said. The NYPD released surveillance video of the suspect…
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