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  • Man arrested after barricading himself in Brooklyn apartment; shots fired: NYPD

      PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS, Brooklyn — A man has been arrested after barricading himself in a Brooklyn apartment Friday. Authorities responded to reports of shots fired at about 5:43 a.m. along Maple Street and Nostrand Avenue in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. According to police, an arrest warrant was issued for a man when shots were fired. No one was struck, cops said. The man, identified as 54-year-old Wilbert Bryant of Brooklyn,  barricaded himself in the apartment, and police responded to the scene. Bryant was […]

  • Cops search for tattooed man suspected of raping woman in Queens

    SOUTH OZONE PARK, Queens — Authorities are looking for the man accused of raping a woman in Queens. Police said George Persaud, 24, approached a 40-year-old woman in the South Ozone Park section of Queens on Dec. 30 at some time between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m. He then allegedly displayed a fake firearm and forcibly moved her to a secluded area where he raped her. The victim was taken to the hospital for evaluation. Persaud is described to be […]

  • Nassau County cracking down on drunk driving for last weekend of 2018

    LONG ISLAND —  Nassau County Police are cracking down on drunk driving between now and the start of 2019. For the last weekend of 2018, police will double down on road patrols to make sure the public knows the danger. “Our message to all of you is don’t drink and drive,” Police Chief Kevin Smith said. “Use common sense .. call an Uber .. call a cab.” In 2017, 22 people were killed in drunk driving accidents in the county, […]

  • Man sexually assaults Bronx mom in front of her toddler, victim says

    EASTCHESTER, the Bronx — A man is being sought Monday after a woman says he sexually assaulted her in front of her 2-year-old child, who was in his crib. Police confirm a man entered an unlocked apartment at Light Street and Rombouts Avenue Sunday around 3:30 p.m. and attempted to sexually assault a 26-year-old woman. “He started screaming for me,” the woman said about her son. “He was like ‘mommy, mommy, mommy,’ then he said ‘help, help, help!’” The woman, who […]

  • 5 charged in death of Queens man linked to MS-13; may also be connected to Manhattan murder: police sources

    BAYSWATER, Queens— The five people charged in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a Queens park have links to the MS-13 gang and may be connected to a murder in Inwood, police sources said. Ian Cruz, 23, was found in Bayswater Point State Park on Dec. 16; he’d been shot multiple times in the head, according to court documents. Cruz was wearing only underwear and socks when he was found. A 14-year-old girl and a […]

  • 14-year-old among 5 people arrested in death of man found in bird sanctuary in Queens park

    BAYSWATER, Queens— Police have arrested four teens and one man in connection with the death of 23-year-old Ian Cruz, whose body was found in Bayswater Point State Park, police said Saturday. The first suspect, Elmer Guttierez, 18, has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon. The remaining four suspects have been charged with two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of  a weapon: Yonathan Sanchez, 22, Carlos Guerra, 18, suspect four is a 15-year-old male, and […]

  • VIDEO: Woman robbed at gunpoint inside Brooklyn office

    CLINTON HALL, Brooklyn — Police are looking for the man accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint inside a Brooklyn office Friday evening. At about 5:45 p.m., an unidentified man entered the ‘Ken Marble Inc.’ business on Flushing Avenue in Clinton Hill through an open front door, said police Once inside, he pointed a silver revolver at a 53-year-old woman and demanded money, said cops. The man forcibly took the victim’s pocketbook, which contained her iPhone5 and $800 in cash, […]

  • Man sought in violent Queens sex assault

    MURRAY HILL, Queens— Police are searching for a man who punched a woman several times, then sexually assaulted her in Queens, police said Wednesday. On Tuesday, around 2 a.m., police say a man approached a 56-year-old woman near 165 Street and Sanford Avenue and punched her in the face multiple times. The man then sexually assaulted the woman, police said. The victim was treated at the hospital and released. The man is described as being between 20 to 25 years […]

  • Hells Angels turn vacant Long Island baptist church into local headquarters

    LONG ISLAND — Brookhaven Town officials say the Hells Angels have purchased a former church in Centereach, Long Island. The gates are locked and signs, which read “no trespassing, private property” are up around a new chain link fence installed on the property that was once home to a baptist church. Now, the Lynbrook street building in Brentwood, with a window shaped like a cross, is home to the Suffolk County headquarters. “Some people are nervous with MS-13, now this […]

  • Funeral held for firefighter killed in road-rage incident

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — Family and friends said their final goodbyes on Thursday to a Brooklyn firefighter who was killed during an alleged road-rage incident. Faizal Coto had been a member of the FDNY for three years and was assigned to Engine 245 in Coney Island. He was also an aspiring rapper. Authorities said Coto was found lying next to his damaged car on the Belt Parkway early Sunday. Police arrested a man in the suspected road-rage incident. According to police, […]

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