10 JANUARY 14, 2021 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
(FOREST HILLS AND REGO PARK)
Cops seek suspect who broke elderly
woman’s elbow in Forest Hills robbery
The NYPD is looking for a man who allegedly assaulted and robbed an elderly
woman in Forest Hills over the weekend.
On Saturday, Jan. 3, around 5:15 p.m., an 83-year-old woman was walking on
the sidewalk in front of 112-01 Queens Blvd., when an unidentifi ed man got out
of a dark-colored SUV and approached her, according to the NYPD.
The man then grabbed the woman’s purse and threw her to the ground, cops
The man got back in the car and drove off with the purse, which contained
around $50, an ID, credit cards and an iPhone, according to the authorities.
EMS personnel took the 83-year-old to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Queens, where she was treated for a broken elbow.
The suspect later attempted to use the woman’s stolen credit card at a deli
located at 187 East 167th St., in Manhattan, police said. The NYPD recovered
surveillance footage of the suspect from inside the deli.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects is asked
to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish,
888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging
onto the CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @
(DOWNTOWN FLUSHING, EAST FLUSHING, QUEENSBORO
HILL, COLLEGE POINT, MALBA, WHITESTONE, BEECHHURST,
AND BAY TERRACE)
Seven fi refi ghters injured while
battling seven-alarm fi re in Flushing
Firefi ghters on Saturday morning extinguished a seven-alarm fi re that
started late Friday night in a Flushing storefront and extended into an adjacent
building, according to the FDNY.
Aft er receiving a call just before midnight on Friday, Jan. 8, regarding the
blaze at a three-story building located at 136-15 37th Ave., approximately 50 units
and 200 FDNY personnel responded to the scene to fi ght the fi re.
The blaze was fi rst classifi ed as a two-alarm fi re at 12:11 a.m. on Jan. 9, before
slowly progressing to a seven-alarm classifi cation by 5:19 a.m.
Seven fi refi ghters sustained minor injuries while battling the inferno and
have been transported to local hospitals.
While a collapse zone has been established, units were still operating at the
scene at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, according to the FDNY. The fi re was extinguished
just before 9 a.m., according to the FDNY.
Fire marshals are investigating the cause of the blaze.
104 PRECINCT BLOTTER
The 104th Precinct released
the following list of persons
arrested in recent police actions.
The charges are accusations,
and all individuals
listed in this blotter are presumed
innocent unt il proven
For questions about the names
listed in the blotter, contact the
104th Precinct at 718-386-3004.
Jan. 4: (Glendale) Rachel Woelbe,
at Myrtle Avenue, for grand larceny,
by Det. Moon. (Middle Village) Castra
Lafalaise, 86th Street, for strangulation,
by Det. Lodato. (Ridgewood)
Christopher McCloud, at Wyckoff
Avenue, for petty larceny, by
Det. Wright. (Ridgewood) Samuel
Cuadrado, at 60th lane and 70th Avenue,
for assault, by Det. Friedrich.
Jan. 5: (Ridgewood) Joseph L.
Theis, at Himrod Street, for criminal
obstruction of breathing, by PO
Bertrand. (Ridgewood) Ashely Pozo,
at Seneca Avenue, for aggravated
unlicensed operator, by PO Martinez.
(Ridgewood) Domencio Washington,
at Himrod Street, for criminal mischief,
for Det. Scrimenti. (Glendale)
Anthony Aris, at 71st Street, for menacing,
by Det. Moon. (Ridgewood)
Nino Nikprelevic, at Madison Street
and Fresh Pond Road, for acting in
a manner injurious to a child, by PO
Jan. 6: (Ridgewood) Christopher
Allende, at Putnam Avenue, for petty
larceny, by Det. Wright. (Ridgewood)
Yi Sheng Zhao, at Putnam Avenue, for
menacing, by PO Bonilla.
Jan. 7: (Ridgewood) Juan Rodriguez,
at Cornelia Street, for burglary, by
PO Duran. (Middle Village) Rodney
Miller, at Metropolitan Avenue, for
petty larceny, by Det. Wright. (Ridgewood)
Luis Quindes, at Onderdonk
Avenue, for criminal contempt, by PO
Jan. 8: (Glendale) Michael Polo,
at Myrtle Avenue, for aggravated
harassment, by PO Hyssor.
Jan. 9: (Ridgewood) David Maisonet,
at Cornelia Street, for criminal
contempt, by PO Nessler. (Maspeth)
Malorry Padilla, at 74th Street, by
criminal trespass, by PO Babyev.
(Middle Village) Cynthia Casiano,
at 67th Drive, for assault, by PO
Guerrero. (Middle Village) Bryan
Feliciano, at 67th Drive, for assault,
by PO Mark. (Ridgewood) Carlos
Gonzalez, at Stockholm Street, for
strangulation, by PO Barticheck.
(Ridgewood) Defrias Gaarisbalibi
Fermin, at Stockholm Street, for assault,
by PO Bartichek.
Jan. 10: (Ridgewood) Braulio Maldonado,
at Onderdonk Avenue, for
assault, by PO Prizeman. (Glendale)
Luis Pelaez, at 67th Street, for assault,
by PO Duran. (Maspeth) John Dematteo
Jr., at Maurice Avenue and 61st
Avenue, for robbery, by PO Daren.