109th Precinct donates $500 to elderly victims of robbery in Flushing
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Follow me @liamlaguerre   Being an NYPD officer goes further than just catching bad guys- it’s about helping the victims. Cops from the 109th Precinct in Flushing reached into their pockets to help out 71-year-old twin sisters who were robbed of their monthly income, the NYPD said on its Facebook page. The women were on their […]

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Police amp up efforts to reduce grand larcenies in downtown Flushing
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Police are beefing up efforts to protect downtown Flushing shoppers from pickpockets ahead of the Lunar New Year, as grand larcenies have more than doubled since last year. “We will be taking extra precaution, with the community carrying lots of money,” said Inspector Brian Maguire, commanding officer of the 109th Precinct. A command post vehicle […]

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Queens woman admits to bogus ‘blessing scam’
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A 50-year-old con artist has admitted to duping three Queens women out of nearly $5,000 through a phony “blessing” scam, officials said. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said Fengluan Qin confessed Thursday to using an ancient con game to take jewelry and large sums of cash from three unsuspecting Flushing women, between 52 and […]

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109th auxiliary officers honored
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BY LUKE TABET The 109th Precinct Community Council honored its auxiliary officers for their “invaluable service” over the past year at the council’s annual awards ceremony. The Tuesday, May 29 event kicked off with Deputy Inspector Brian Maguire telling attendees, “We’re here to honor the dedication and work put in by our auxiliary officers.” He said […]

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Flushing widow pushes for hit-and-run bill
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The widow of a Flushing man killed last year in a tragic hit-and-run held back tears while she pushed for a bill to protect pedestrians. “I’m very heartbroken, very angry,” said Taysha Dominguez. “There are no words to describe the pain and the suffering that my family is currently going through at this moment.” Her […]

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