Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Jamaica, NY or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Thursday Dec 11 | via New York Post
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown's office shows off the rainbow of fake designer handbags, gloves wallets, watches and other items seized in the Queens operation. Seven Queens residents were busted for dealing in more than $2.2 million worth of counterfeit purses and accessories bearing high-end logos like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci and Prada, authorities said Thursday. Comment?
Saturday Dec 6 | via Albany Times Union
Jamaican police have often been viewed with suspicion and fear, routinely accused of indiscriminately using their weapons and intentionally killing suspects as the island struggled with soaring violent crime. Now, with overall violence ebbing, the Caribbean country is on track to have the fewest deaths at the hands of law enforcement in years, drawing cautious praise from human rights activists and making officers more welcome in some of Jamaica's grittiest districts. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via DNAInfo.com
Champion boxer Trevis Hall was arrested in the brutal slaying of his girlfriend, a mom of two who was beaten and stabbed to death down the street from her Jamaica home Monday, police said Thursday. Margarita Rivera , 31, was beaten with a metal pipe in the head and stabbed multiple times in the chest in broad daylight on Watson Place, near Polhemus Avenue, police said. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via DNAInfo.com
A determined ex-con followed an 88-year-old man more than 10 miles from the Resorts World Casino before beating him and robbing him of $1,000, according to police. Gregory Hillman, 58, first spotted the victim after he hit it big in the South Ozone Park casino at 4:10 p.m. on Halloween and tracked him for more than an hour using a shuttle bus, the subway and another bus as the elderly man made his way home, police said. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Rivals.com
On November 18, 2014 Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced in an official press release that a male Queens, NY basketball coach has been charged with possession of child pornography and crimes against a 15 year old he coached. Queens District Attorney Brown has identified the defendant as 42 year old Robert Walker from Jamaica, NY. Comment?
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