An Ozone Park man gets 66 years in prison for shooting an off-duty cop in Jamaica
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An Ozone Park man could spend more than six decades behind bars for shooting an off-duty police officer who responded to a domestic violence incident in Jamaica nearly three years ago. Jose L. Bernazard, 42, a former resident of 88th Street in Ozone Park, received the lengthy sentence on Thursday for the Father’s Day 2013 shooting of […]

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900,000 illegal cigarettes seized in Queens tax scheme, DA says
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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. According […]

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Astoria man, who peacefully lit his cigarette after stabbing a guest to death, was sentenced to 25 years to life
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An Astoria man who fatally stabbed his guest was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. Wahid Elawame, 39, of Steinway Street, was found guilty on April 6 of second-degree murder. On May 4, 2012, Elawame was in his apartment with three other men. At approximately 11:30 p.m., the victim, Mrwan Said, tried […]

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UPDATE: Queens corrections officer arrested for sexually abusing girlfriend’s 13-year-old child
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Updated May 11, 2:30 p.m. A corrections officer from Queens was arrested for sexually abusing his girlfriend’s 13-year-old child, police said. Robert Bradley, 42, was arrested Tuesday at the 112th Precinct and charged with first-degree attempted rape, first-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, according to District Attorney Richard A. Brown’s office. According to a NYPD spokesperson, the crime occurred on […]

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Rosedale man convicted of Jamaica shooting that claimed a teenager’s life
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A 24-year-old Rosedale man is now facing at least 25 years in prison after being convicted on Monday for his role in a 2013 shooting in Jamaica that left a 14-year-old girl dead. After a three-week trial, 24-year-old Kevin McClinton was found guilty of second-degree murder and two counts of second-degree criminal weapon possession. He faces 25 […]

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