Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Jamaica, NY or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Saturday Jul 25 | via New York Daily News
A 23-year-old man found urinating in public in Queens was arrested early Saturday when cops found he was packing more than a full bladder. Plainclothes cops from the 113th precinct were looking for a Mercedes that fled a traffic stop on 150th St. and Rockaway Blvd. in Jamaica about 1:30 a.m. when they saw Marvin Robbins peeing between two parked vehicles on 232nd St. near Edgewood Ave., police said. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Patch.com
Stephen Weekes, the 39-year-old driver who died along with his 9-year-old son in a high-speed crash Saturday night , had been arrested "well over" 30 times for offenses such as grand larceny, robbery, and drug offenses since 1997, reports say. Weekes had at least eight prior license suspensions from 2004 to 2006, and in June of this year, he was ticketed for driving without a license in Pennsylvania. Comment?
Monday Jul 13 | via Newsday
A Queens man faces up to 25 years in prison after his conviction in the armed robbery of employees at a Franklin Square car dealership in 2013, the Nassau district attorney's office said Monday. Horatio Forrest, 30, of Jamaica, refused to leave the jail to attend the trial, and a jury deliberated three hours before convicting him Friday of all charges: two counts of first-degree robbery, three... A Queens man faces up to 25 years in prison after his conviction in the armed robbery of employees at a Franklin Square car dealership in 2013, the Nassau district attorney's office said Monday. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via The Toronto Star
Something strange has been happening to Davelle Taylor as he walks the streets of New York: nothing at all. He will be with friends in Jamaica, a part of Queens. Comment?
Jun 22, 2015 | via 13WHAM
Jamaican authorities say three people in a southern parish have pleaded guilty to lottery scam offenses after they were detained with "lead lists" containing identity information about targets living abroad. Last week, two other residents of St. Elizabeth parish pleaded guilty to similar offenses after they were found to have lists with U.S. citizens' Social Security numbers and birth dates. Comment?
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