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Crime & Cases May 26, 2016  RSS feed
900,000 illegal cigarettes seized in Queens tax scheme, DA says
     Two men from Maspeth and Middle Village face serious jail time for having more than 900,000 illegal cigarettes in their possession, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. Brown identified the defendants as Ling F. Shi, 27, of 52nd Road in Maspeth, and He M. Wang, 46, of Dry Harbor Road in Middle Village.
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Police Beat
     104th Precinct Middle Ridgewood, Village Glendale, Middle Village and Maspeth Robber knocks man out in Ridgewood Detectives continue to search for the mugger who punched a man out, then attacked and robbed a second man on a Ridgewood street last month.
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104 Precinct Blotter
     Persons arrested in recent police actions as reported by the 104th Precinct include the following: May 16: (Beat 4) Omar M. Velez, at Fresh Pond Road and Woodbine Street, for aggravated unlicensed operator, by P.O. Oswald. (Beat 16) Troy A. Lamay, at Myrtle Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard, for aggravated unlicensed operator, by P.O. Shubella.
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Cops seize gun and crack, cuff 2 in Maspeth
     Officers from the 104th Precinct’s Anti-Crime Team hit the trifecta on Sunday, May 22, as they arrested two individuals for possession of a firearm, crack cocaine and fireworks in Maspeth. The arrests occurred at the intersection of 58th Street and 55th Drive at approximately 2:46 a.m. Sunday.
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