Off-duty cop arrested following domestic dispite
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
An off-duty NYPD
employee was arrested
in his Queens home after
an alleged domestic
incident early Friday
Officers from the
113th Precinct arrested
Williams, who works
as a NYPD Police Communications
at 1:33 a.m. on
Police say that prior
to his arrest, Williams
was involved in
a physical dispute with
his wife that also led to
property being damaged
in the home. A spokesperson for
the NYPD could not confirm if his wife
was injured during the dispute, but did
confirm that neither Williams or his
wife went to a hospital for treatment.
Williams faces charges of assault,
criminal mischief and harassment.
The investigation is ongoing.
Reach reporter Emily Davenport by
e-mail at email@example.com or by
phone at (718) 260-2567.
Man tries to steal infant from mom in Corona
BY ROBERT POZARYCKI
Detectives are looking for the man
who allegedly tried to steal a mother’s
child on a Corona street earlier this
Law enforcement sources said the
bizarre incident occurred at 8:35 p.m. on
Nov. 21 in the area of 43rd Avenue and
111th Street in Corona.
According to police, the suspect
approached a 29-year-old mom as she
pushed a stroller carrying her 10-monthold
child along the street. Cops said he
then put his hand on the stroller and demanded
that she give him her child.
When the woman refused and resisted
his efforts, police noted, the suspect
ran away from the scene. The incident
was reported to the 110th Precinct.
On Nov. 23, the NYPD released video
footage of the perpetrator taken inside
a bar on Roosevelt Avenue shortly after
the incident occurred.
Police described the attempted babynapper
as a Hispanic man in his 20s,
standing 5 feet, 5 inches tall, with a thin
build, black hair and brown eyes. He
was last seen wearing a green hooded
sweatshirt, dark colored pants and red
Anyone with information regarding
his whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers
at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial
888-57-PISTA), visit the Crime Stoppers
website or send a direct message on
Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages
are kept confidential.
Reach reporter Robert Pozarycki by email
at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone
at (718) 260-4549.
Cops rule two-year-old’s death a homicide
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
The death of a 2-year-old who was having
trouble breathing in Fresh Meadows
earlier this spring has officially been
ruled a homicide, the NYPD announced
According to police, at 12:30 a.m. on
April 6, officers responded to a 911 call of
an aided child inside a basement apartment
on 163rd Street near Horace Harding
Expressway. Upon their arrival, the
officers found 2-year-old Jason Alvarado,
who was having difficulty breathing.
Alvarado was rushed to Cohen Children’s
Medical Center, where he ultimately
died on April 12.
On May 7, the NYPD arrested Alvarado’s
babysitter, 24-year-old Lorena Iraheta,
who was watching him at her home
the day before. She was charged with
manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide,
reckless assault and acting in a
manor injurious to a child.
Following an ongoing investigation,
the medical examiner ruled the
Alvarado’s death was a homicide. The
investigation remains ongoing.
Brute chokes, punches woman in Flushing
BY ZACHARY GEWELB
Police are searching for the man
who assaulted a woman and stole her
phone in Flushing last month.
A 20-year-old woman was involved
in a verbal dispute with a man in front
of 34-50 Linden Place at 10:30 on Oct.
30, according to authorities. The dispute
turned physical when the man
punched and choked the woman before
snatching her cell phone and fleeing
on an MTA bus.
Police said the woman sustained
bruises to her head and face, but refused
Anyone with information in regard
to the identity of this male is asked
to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers
Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for
Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The
public can also submit their tips by logging
onto the CrimeStoppers website
COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.
TIMESLEDGER,10 NOV. 29-DEC. 5, 2019 QNS.COM