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Crime & Cases July 15, 2010  RSS feed
Burglars Pinched By Police
Caught After Circling Block In Ridgewood
      Three men were arrested by police for recently attempting to break into a grocery store near the Ridgewood home of one of the suspects, law enforcement sources reported. < 
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Say Bldg. Mgr. Took Tenants For $950K
      The former managing agent of five apartment buildings in Queens has been charged with embezzling nearly $950,000 in tenant maintenance fees over a six-year period, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced.  
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Biker Struck By Truck In East W’Burg
Driver Sought In Deadly Collision
      A 51-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a garbage truck in a hit-and-run accident along a street in East Williamsburg last Wednesday night, July 7, police reported.  
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Say Maspeth Man Hit Same Location Twice
      Following an investigation by detectives, a Maspeth resident was arrested last Tuesday, July 6, for allegedly breaking into the same neighborhood home on two occasions in a onemonth period, taking jewelry and a big-screen television, law
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Teen Girl Dead Near Reservoir
Investigation Ongoing; No Foul Play Suspected
     A 16-year-old girl was reportedly found dead near the Ridgewood Reservoir on the Brooklyn/Queens border on Sunday afternoon, July 11. The identity of the girl was not officially disclosed by police.
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104th Pct. Blotter
      Persons arrested in recent police actions as reported by the 104th Precinct included the following individuals:   July 5: (Beat 3) Melice Thomson, at Myrtle Avenue, for disorderly conduct, by P.O. McCarren. (Beat 1) Ramon Hernandez, at Greene Avenue, for criminal contempt, by P.O. Eastman.  
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Gunman Killed Him After A Beef On B’Wick Ave.: Cops
Suspect Sought For Holiday Slaying
      The gunman sought by police for killing a 29-year-old man on a Bushwick street last Monday, July 5, reportedly was involved in an altercation with the victim moments before firing the deadly shots.  
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Pimp Took Girl Before Trial: D.A.
Teen Was Used, Abducted By Perp
      An alleged pimp has been indicted on charges of offering a bribe to a 15-year-old girl in an attempt to stop her from testifying in a case in which he is charged with kidnapping and pimping her when she was 14 years old.  
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Man Murdered By Gunman On South Rich. Hill Street
Probe Connection To 2nd Shooting
      The murder of a Jamaica man on a South Richmond Hill street early on Sunday morning, July 11, may be related to the shooting of another male who sought treatment at a local hospital, police reported.  
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Homeless Couple Charged With Park Robbery, Murder
D.A. Wants To Give Them Shelter In Jail
      A transient couple who had been sleeping in Astoria Park over the past several nights has been charged with the predawn robbery and murder of a Queens man who was found strangled and beaten in the park last Wednesday, July 7.  
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Rockaway Man Guilty Of Homicide
Victim Shot While Walking With Brother
      A 19-year-old Far Rockaway resident has been convicted of the July 2008 murder of an 18-year-old scholar-athlete who was walking home with his younger brother when he was killed by a single shotgun blast to the chest.  
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