Hate crime charges for Flushing man who targeted & beat Chinese women

A Flushing man is behind bars on high bail for allegedly assaulting and robbing two Chinese women in Flushing that were motivated by hate, according to prosecutors. Key S. Lee, 34, of Hawthorne Avenue was arrested soon after he mugged a woman on Wednesday as she walked toward the apartment building where she lives. Authorities […]

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Whitestone and College Point to receive huge influx of new police officers
THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel

Northeast Queens is about to get more blue. The 109th Precinct is set to receive a huge influx of officers as part of a new community policing program to increase the number of “beat cops” in Flushing, Whitestone, College Point and the surrounding neighborhoods. The initiative will increase the ranks of officers in the 109th Precinct […]

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Supercops at 109th Precinct stopped Whitestone carjackers and suicidal man
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

City Councilman Paul Vallone and the 109th Precinct honored three police officers on Wednesday for their outstanding efforts in resolving a violent carjacking and a suicide attempt in two separate incidents. Officers Richard Danese, Jared Delaney and Evangelos Galatas were named the “Cops of the Month” at the precinct, which covers northeast Queens neighborhoods including Whitestone, College Point […]

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Have you seen this creep who fondled a woman on a Flushing street?
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Police want to talk to the man shown in a picture released Thursday night who allegedly copped a feel from a woman on a Flushing street in December 2015. The incident occurred at 8 a.m. on Dec. 26, 2015, when the perpetrator– described as a Hispanic male standing 5 foot 7 inches tall, weighing between 160 […]

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NYPD touts 2015 as year of success for Queens North precincts
COURIER/Photos by Anthony Giudice

There was a sea of blue at Terrace on the Park on Tuesday morning, as officers from northern Queens precincts heard a report from the Patrol Borough Queens North commander about overall crime last year and plans to keep crime down in 2016. Assistant Chief Diana Pizzuti presented the SATCOM Queens North Year-End Review and 2016 […]

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