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Police officers rescue blind dog from ‘frigid’ Jamaica pond


Nov. 3, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan On Halloween morning, when the temperature was hovering around 40 degrees, 911 calls reporting a dog drowning in Baisley Pond in Jamaica were relayed to local police.  Two officers from the 113th Precinct, which covers southeastern Queens, responded to the incident at 8:30 a.m. and successfully rescued Sparky, the 8-year old Border Collie. The NYPD also mentioned that the dog is blind.  Body camera footage shared to X by the NYPD shows Officers Williams and Espositio entering the murky swamp-like water and wading through vegetation to reach Sparky.  “Pup, you’re okay, you’re okay,” Officer…
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Two men sought in armed robbery at South Ozone Park T-Mobile store: NYPD


Nov. 3, 2023 By Bill Parry A T-Mobile store located near the Van Wyck Expressway in South Ozone Park was robbed at gunpoint in October and police from the 106th Precinct are still searching for two men who allegedly pulled off the heist. Police reported that, at around 6:20 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, a 23-year-old man was working in the corner storefront at 134-11 Rockaway Blvd. when two unidentified men entered the shop. One of the men pulled out a handgun, while his partner forcibly removed around $1,700 in cash from the register, as well as a Samsung cellphone….
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Crook swipes thousands from parked car while driver was distracted in Bayside: NYPD


Oct. 26, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 111th Precinct in Bayside are looking for the crook who allegedly stole tens of thousands of dollars from a car while its driver was distracted, according to authorities. A 43-year-old man parked his car at the corner of 43rd Avenue and 214th Place when a stranger in a black Mazda sedan pulled up alongside him just before 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11. While the two motorists were engaged in a conversation a second man slipped into the victim’s car and removed $25,000 from the vehicle and then ran off in…
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Shirtless youth smashes R train rider with chair at Elmhurst subway station: NYPD


Oct. 25, 2023 By Bill Parry A shirtless assailant bludgeoned an R train rider with a chair and a scooter at an Elmhurst subway station him on the night of Saturday, Oct. 21, according to authorities. Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst and Transit District 20 are looking for a young man who approached a 53-year-old man as he was waiting on the northbound platform at the Grand Ave-Newton subway station just after 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. The victim began to argue with the shirtless stranger and it quickly escalated to physical violence when the suspect smashed the…
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Moped-riding crooks sought in pair of chain-snatching incidents in Ridgewood, Richmond Hill: NYPD


Oct. 24, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from two Queens police precincts are looking for two moped-riding crooks who snatched necklaces from two women on the same afternoon last month. The 104th Precinct in Ridgewood reported the first of two grand larceny that occurred at around 4:20 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 14. Police say two men riding a black moped approached a 41-year-old woman from behind as she was walking in front of a print shop located at 61-50 Central Ave. in Ridgewood. The crooks grabbed her necklace and ripped it off her neck causing substantial pain and bruising, police said,…
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Duo sought in drive-by shooting near popular Jamaica playground: NYPD


Oct. 19, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD is still looking for a motorcycle-riding gunman who opened fire near a popular Jamaica playground last month. Detectives from the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica are investigating the reckless endangerment case that went down just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when two unknown men riding on a red and silver motorcycle discharged a firearm multiple times in front of a home at 138-02 106th Ave.,  according to authorities. The home is located across the street from the Norelli-Hargreaves Playground alongside the Van Wyck Expressway. The suspects sped away from the scene…
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