Cambria-Heights Crime

Cambria-Heights Crime

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  • 1 Killed, 5 Injured By Ex-Felon Fleeing NYPD in Camb...

    Thursday Jul 7 | via DNAinfo.com 

    A woman was killed and five other people were injured after an SUV driven by a man on lifetime parole for murder was fleeing police, lost control of his vehicle and slammed into another car in Cambria Heights Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities and witnesses. Derrick Perkins, 51, was being pursued by an unmarked NYPD vehicle at about 1 p.m. after he stole a cellphone from an employee at a Queens tire shop and then pretended to have a gun, police officials at the scene said.

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  • Car hits and kills woman during police chase :0

    Thursday Jul 7 | via New York Post 

    A 78-year-old woman was killed Thursday afternoon when an SUV that was being pursued by cops crashed in Queens, police said. Cops spotted the Jeep - with a license plate that was a partial match to a vehicle used in an earlier robbery - in Cambria Heights at about 1 p.m. They followed for between 10 and 16 blocks before the Jeep crashed at Linden Boulevard and 225th Street, cops said.

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