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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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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: vehicle thefts continue to increase

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Jan. 10, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported cases of vehicle thefts rose across Queens over the last month compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 11 to Jan. 7, the number of vehicle…
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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: rape cases on the rise over the last month

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Dec. 12, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported rape cases in Queens has increased across the borough over the last month when compared to the same period of time in 2022, according to the latest crime stats from the NYPD. For the 28-day-period of Nov. 13 through Dec. 10, both northern and southern…
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Rapist strikes in Queensboro Hill as storm ravaged local streets: NYPD

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Oct. 2, 2023 By Bill Parry As the remnants of Tropical Storm Ophelia lashed the borough on the morning of Friday, Sept. 29, an alleged rapist broke into a home in the Queensboro Hill section of Flushing, where he allegedly sexually assault an 18-year-old woman, according to authorities. The Queens Special Victims Squad is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect, who police say entered a home at around 10:40 a.m. on a residential street in the vicinity of 45th Avenue and Robinson Street, just three blocks east of Kissena Corridor Park . Once inside, the suspect threw…
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Jamaica man indicted on attempted murder, rape charges in rooftop attack: DA

Aug. 29, 2023 By Bill Parry A Queens grand jury indicted Jerson Vasquez on attempted murder, rape and other charges for allegedly arranging to meet a woman for paid sex and then beating her and then robbing her in Jamaica, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced on Aug. 29. Vasquez, 23, of 170th Street in…
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