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Man Brutally Beat, Stabbed Elderly Dad, Prosecutors Say

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Jaimie Walker, 30, has been charged in the death of his elderly father. -Photo Facebook Subscribe in a reader Queens Voice  January 18, 2021  A Queens man has been charged with fatally stabbing his father in the culmination of a brutal attack on the elderly victim. The defendant was also charged with trashing the interogation room when investigators tried to question him. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Jaimie Walker, 30, has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of his 72-year-old father. The victim was found Thursday morning in the bathroom of his Queens Village home with multiple stab wounds to his neck. The defendant is additionally charged with criminal mischief for wrecking the interview room inside a police precinct. Katz said, “The defendant in this case is accused of committing patricide. He allegedly beat his father before stabbing him to death. This was a brutal, violent killing.” Walker, of Queens Village, was arraigned be

Retired Cop Charged with Shooting Bystander in Back, Paralyzing Victim

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Opened Fire Inside Queens Restaurant Striking Bystander Subscribe in a reader Queens Voice January 13, 2020 A retired cop is facing 25 years in prison for allegedly paralyzing an innocent bystander inside a Queens restaurant. Prosecutors say the former cop opened fire after getting into an arguement with a man inside the eatery.  Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Dwayne Chandler, 53, has been arraigned in Queens Supreme Court on a five-count indictment charging him with assault in the first degree and other crimes for allegedly shooting a man in the back following a verbal dispute last June in a Howard Beach restaurant.  Katz said, “The defendant in this case, a retired police officer, endangered people when he allegedly tried to settle an argument between himself and another person by firing his gun in a busy restaurant. The bullet struck a bystander in the back - thankfully, the victim survived. The defendant now faces serious charges.”  Chandle

La Quinta Worker Slashed - Caught on Camera

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Deranged Attackers Slash People in Bronx, Queens for Beer and Water Subscribe in a reader  Tweet By Dan Gesslein  Bronx Voice  January 11, 2020  Police are looking for two men in connection with a pair of unrelated and unhinged stabbings in Queens and the Bronx. One shocking attack was caught on video.  Police released surveillance video of a brutal attack taken inside a Queens hotel in which a worker was slashed repeatedly after handing the man a bottle of water. Police are looking for this man in connection with a stabbing in the Bronx on Christmas morning. At around 6:15 am on January 10, a 33-year-old worker at the La Quinta Inn on Queens Boulevard confronted a man who was loitering in the hotel’s lobby. The loiterer asked for a bottle of water. When the clerk came out from behind the desk to hand him the water, the man pounced.  The lobby video shows the man pulling out a large knife and using it to stab and slash the clerk. The worker tries to flee but is cornered

Mugger Breaks Elderly Woman’s Elbow

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The NYPD is looking for this man seen at a Bronx bodega for allegedly attacking an elderly woman in Queens. Subscribe in a reader By Dan Gesslein Queens Voice January 5, 2021  An elderly woman suffered a broken elbow when a mugger threw her to the ground to grab her purse, the NYPD says. Cops released surveillance video of the suspect in the Queens attack who was spotted inside a Bronx bodega.  At around 5:15 pm on January 3, an 83-year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk in front of 112-01 Queens Boulevard. A dark SUV pulled up, a man jumped out and threw the woman to the ground. He grabbed her purse and fled in the SUV.  Cops say the mugger made off with $50, bank cards and an iPhone.  The elderly victim was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital where she was treated for a broken elbow.  Investigators from the NYPD said they have identified the suspect. They released surveillance video taken from inside a Bronx bodega on East 167th Street near the 44th Pre

Burglar Makes Off with $100,000 in Jewelry from Queens Mall

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Subscribe in a reader By Dan Gesslein Queens Voice January 5, 2021  A burglar who broke into a shuttered store in a Queens mall made off with $100,000 worth of jewelry, the NYPD says.   Police released surveillance video of the suspect taken from the parking lot of the Queens Center Mall. In the video the man is seen wearing a mask and gloves and appears to be carrying a bag as he leaves on foot.  At around 10:15 pm on December 28, a burglar forced his way through a secured door into the closed Zales Jewelry in the mall. Investigators say the man took $100,000 worth of jewelry and then fled the mall on foot.  Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

Home Invasion Hostage Drama - NY News

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Subscribe in a reader Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that defendants Tex Ortiz and Wilbert Wilson have been indicted and arraigned in Queens Supreme Court on a 15-count indictment charging them with kidnapping, burglary and other crimes for allegedly taking five people hostage at gunpoint - including a nine-month-old infant - during a botched home invasion in Richmond Hill last month.  District Attorney Katz said, “The defendants in this case allegedly terrorized a family in the middle of the night and actually used one of the hostages as a human shield to keep police at bay when they responded to the emergency. This kind of lawlessness is reprehensible. The two men charged will face judgment in our Courts for their alleged actions.”  Ortiz, 35, of First Avenue in Manhattan, and Wilson, 51, of Valentine Avenue in the Bronx, were arraigned today before Queens Supreme Court Justice Peter Vallone on the 15-count indictment. The defendants are charged with f

Men Charged with Trolling Teens for Sex- NY News

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Subscribe in a reader Two men who thought they were talking to teenagers over the internet and were trying to convince them to meet for sex were in fact actually talking to cops. Now the men could face up to seven years in prison after being charged. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that two men, Eduardo Hernandez and Joseph Creegan, have been indicted by a Queens County Grand Jury on charges of attempted use of a child in a sexual performance and other crimes for allegedly trying to lure a girl each had separately met online to meet in person for sex.  Katz said, “These cases are very disturbing and reveal the extreme importance of law enforcement internet surveillance initiatives to apprehend sexual predators who actively engage with children. This should serve as a warning for parents and guardians – be mindful of who your child interacts with online and monitor their access and activities.”  Creegan, 49, of Manhattan was arraigned last week before Q