Tag: rape

Rapist strikes in Queensboro Hill as storm ravaged local streets: NYPD


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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Jamaica man arraigned in ‘brutal’ rooftop rape, assault of woman: DA

Aug. 17, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz moved quickly to bring criminal charges against an alleged sexual predator from Jamaica in connection with a brutal rooftop rape earlier this week. Jerson Vasquez, 23, of 170th Street, was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on Aug. 16 on charges of rape in the…
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Police cuff Brooklyn man in violent assault, rape of woman in Woodside

  May 12, 2023 By Zach Gewelb Police on Thursday night announced the arrest of a Brooklyn man who is believed to be behind the violent assault and rape of a woman in Woodside last month. Authorities cuffed 58-year-old Tony Kempsey, of Butler Street in Brooklyn, who allegedly lured the 49-year-old victim into a ride… Read more »