By The TimesLedger
QUEENS VILLAGE — William Jordan, 23, of 104-45 205 Place in Queens Village was found dead in front of a home at 210-18 113th Ave. early Saturday morning, police said.
De Shawn Calhoun, 29, of 113-36 212nd St. was arrested and charged with murder in the second degree, police said.
According to Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman at the city medical examiner’s office, Jordan died of a stab wound to the chest which punctured his lung.
A man who lives in 210-18 113 Ave. discovered the body when he came home at about 3:20 a.m. and said at first he thought it was his own son.
“I thought it was my own child,” he said. “They were the same height, same color, same everything.”
Jamaica shop owner shot in attempted robbery: Cops
JAMAICA — Two men in their 20s entered a pawn shop at 90-22 Sutphin Blvd. and shot the owner, 56, once in the leg, police said. They fled without taking anything, said police.
An employee of the shop chased one of the men and held him until police arrived. Wayne Lott, of 27-05 1 St., Astoria was arrested and charged with attempted robbery, police said.
The owner was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital in stable condition, said police.
Robber returns to bank to open account: Cops
WOODHAVEN — A man who robbed the Chase bank branch at 84-01 Jamaica Ave. returned a few days later to open a savings account with the money and was arrested, police said.
Jack Shreiner, 30, of 85-02 89th Ave., Woodhaven, allegedly robbed the bank of $7,791 by passing a note to the teller on Nov. 19, said police.
On Nov. 23, Shreiner returned to the bank and tried to open a savings account, said police. A teller recognized him and called police, and Shreiner was arrested, police said.
Girl sexually abused by boy at Richmond Hill HS: Police
RICHMOND HILL — A 15-year-old girl was sexually abused Monday in front of Richmond Hill High School at 89-30 114th St. by a 14-year-old boy, police said.
The 14-year-old was arrested and charged with sexual abuse, said police.
Man, 25, found dead in Ridgewood home
RIDGEWOOD — A 25-year-old man was found dead Saturday inside 18-79 Linden St., apparently of natural causes, police said.
The medical examiner was to determine the cause of death.
Teen shot in chest, leg on Rockaways boardwalk
ROCKAWAY PARK — Dennis Rivera, 18, was shot in the chest and leg on the boardwalk at Beach 111th Street at about 10 p.m. Monday, said police. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious condition.
Police were investigating.
111th Precinct tests NE Queens’ honesty
BAYSIDE — As the holiday season approaches, the 111th Police Precinct in Bayside has issued a warning cautioning residents not to leave their property unattended.
Sgt. Robert Guercio said people in the northeast Queens precinct should be careful not to leave packages, pocketbooks or bags unattended in stores or in their cars.
Guercio said the precinct would be conducting operations in which they intentionally leave property unattended in stores and public areas.
If someone steals the property, Guercio said, they will be arrested, while those who return the unattended items to store managers will be rewarded.
Guercio said he would like to recognize citizens who do the right thing at a 111th Precinct Community Council meeting sometime after the holidays.