10 THE COURIER SUN • MARCH 2, 2017 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM police beat COMPILED BY EMILY DAVENPORT, SUZANNE MONTEVERDI AND ROBERT POZARYCKI COMPILED BY EMILY DAVENPORT, ANTHONY GIUDICE AND ROBERT POZARYCKI 103nd Precinct Jamaica Two wanted for role in standoff Police are asking for the public’s help to identify an individual in a surveillance photo from a standoff at a Jamaica apartment building last month in which a police officer fired at men who brandished fake pistols. Nobody was injured by the fired shot, and police were able to apprehend a suspect involved in the incident. Two other men, however, managed to avoid capture, according to the NYPD. Authorities said the trouble began at 7:43 p.m. on Feb. 15 inside 106-35 159th St. in the New York City Housing Authority’s South Jamaica I Houses. Officers from the 103rd Precinct responded there after receiving a 911 call about a man with a gun at the premises. Upon their arrival, police said, the officers encountered several men in the second floor stairwell holding firearms. The officers drew their firearms COMPILED BY EMILY DAVENPORT AND ROBERT POZARYCKI and instructed the men to not move. Following the warning, at least one man turned toward the officers while still holding their weapon, causing an officer to fire one round, which didn’t strike anyone. Two imitation firearms were recovered from the scene. One of the suspects was taken into custody while the other men fled the location. Police have not disclosed the identity of the arrested suspect. The rest of the individuals at the scene are described as black males between the ages of 14 and 19. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website, www. nypdcrimestoppers.com, or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential. Sucker-punch victim in Jamaica dies of her injuries An elderly woman who was punched in the face following a robbery at a Jamaica deli last fall has died. According to police, Eve Gentillon, 69, died on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Jamaica Hospital as a result of her injuries sustained during an assault outside of a deli in Jamaica on Oct. 15, 2016. She had been in the hospital since the day of the attack. The Medical Examiner has classified her death as a homicide. Richard “Kwasi” Springer, 29, of Jamaica was booked for his role in a robbery and assault that took place at Sutphin King Deli and Grill, located at 107-60 Sutphin Blvd. At 8:10 a.m. on Oct. 15, 2016, according to published reports, Gentillon was outside of Sutphin King Deli and Grill when Springer left the location after allegedly stealing beer from the store. Police said Springer struck Gentillon in the head once with a closed fist, causing her to fall to the ground. He then took off in an unknown direction. Officers from the 103rd Precinct and EMS units responded to the location. Gentillon was rushed to Jamaica Hospital. She reportedly suffered a brain hemorrhage and was in stable condition. According to the NYPD, Springer was convicted of robbery in 2006. His last known residence is on 109th Avenue in Jamaica. According to District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Springer is presently charged with second-degree assault, second-degree assault (elderly person over 65), third-degree assault and second-degree harassment. If convicted, Springer faces up to seven years in prison. Additional charges against Springer are pending in light of Gentillon’s death. 106th Precinct Howard Beach, Ozone Park, Richmond Hill Suspect sought in deadly shooting Cops need the public’s help in finding the gunman who took the life of a 22-year-old man in South Ozone Park last month. According to police, Craig Days, 22, of Lincoln Avenue in South Ozone Park was found shot in the head and neck inside a car parked in front of a home on the Van Wyck Expressway service road near Foch Boulevard at 6:20 p.m. on Feb. 15. Officers from the 106th Precinct and EMS units made the gruesome discovery while responding to a 911 call. Paramedics rushed Days to Jamaica Hospital, where he died of his injuries two days later. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential. 112th Precinct Forest Hills & Rego Park Bandit hits same Forest Hills bank twice in a week He succeeded the first time, so he came back for more. A thief who robbed a Forest Hills bank last week returned to the same branch on the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 27, and stole another bundle of cash, according to police. The suspect — described as a white male believed to be 35 years old, standing 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighing 175 pounds — wore a red poncho when he swiped $3,000 in cash from the Chase bank located at 100-26 Queens Blvd. at 11:25 a.m. on Feb. 22, authorities said. He obtained the cash after presenting a demand note to the teller. Police said the crook visited the branch again at 8:35 a.m. on Feb. 27, this time wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans, and black dress shoes. After presenting another demand note to a teller, law enforcement sources said, he received another $3,000 in cash, then fled the scene. Both incidents were reported to the 112th Precinct; there were no injuries. Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential. THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY Final Environmental Assessment Reconfiguration of Taxiways F and H Project John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica, New York In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), notice is hereby given that copies of the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Reconfiguration of Taxiways F and H at John F. Kennedy International Airport inclusive of the February 2017 Federal Aviation Administration Finding of No Significant Impact/Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD), are available for public review at the following locations: The Port Authority of NY & NJ John F. Kennedy International Airport General Manager’s Office Building 14, 2nd Floor Jamaica, NY 11430 Attn: Michael Moran Hours: 08:00 am to 04:00 pm The Port Authority of NY & NJ Aviation Department Aviation Technical Services 4 World Trade Center, 18th Floor New York, NY 10007 Attn: Kathryn Lamond Hours: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm The Final EA document for this project will be available at these locations until March 24, 2017. In addition, a copy of this document may be viewed online at: http://www.panynj.gov/about/studies-reports.html • Masonry “When Only The Best Will Do!” Great Quality, Fair Pricing!
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