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Random attacker punches elderly man
in Long Island City: NYPD
A random assault in Long Island City sent an elderly man to the hospital with
a broken wrist earlier this month, police announced on Wednesday, Dec. 30.
On Saturday, Dec. 12, around 7:15 p.m., a 74-year-old man was standing on the
corner of 12th Street and 40th Avenue when he was approached by an unidentifi
ed man, according to the NYPD.
Unprompted, the man punched the 74-year-old in the face, knocking him to
the ground, cops said.
The 74-year-old made his way to NYC Health + Hospitals/Mt. Sinai to be treated
for a broken right wrist and a cut to his lip, the NYPD said.
Police describe the assailant as being in 30s, standing around 5 feet 8 inches
tall and weighing approximately 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark
hoodie sweater, a brown jacket, brown pants, dark sneakers, a Red Sox hat and
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
(JACKSON HEIGHTS, EAST ELMHURST AND NORTH CORONA)
Woman fatally shot in East Elmhurst
A woman died aft er being shot in East Elmhurst on Saturday, Jan. 2, according
Offi cers from the 115th Precinct responded to a call regarding the shooting
in front of 32-17 97th St. around 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 2. Upon their arrival, offi cers
found a 37-year-old Josefi na Perez De La Rosa, of 98th Street, with gunshot
wounds to the abdomen.
EMS arrived at the scene and transported the woman to NYC Health + Hospitals/
Elmhurst, where she was pronounced dead.
There have been no arrests and in the investigation is ongoing.
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.
Dec. 28: (Ridgewood) Davey Berrios,
at Hancock Street and Wyckoff
Avenue, for aggravated unlicensed
operator, by PO Martinez. (Maspeth)
Michael Bennett, at Flushing Avenue,
for assault, by Det. Clark. (Ridgewood)
Anthony Nozzi, at 64th Place, for criminal
contempt, by PO Bayizian. (Glendale)
Sergio Tapia, at Myrtle Avenue,
for petty larceny, by PO Reyes.
Dec. 29: (Glendale) Jamall Russell,
at 80th Street and Myrtle Avenue,
for criminal mischief, by PO Griffi
n. (Ridgewood) Alberto Rosario, at
Woodbine Street, for menacing, by Det.
Moon. (Ridgewood) Ignacio Davila, at
Myrtle Avenue, for petty larceny, by
Dec. 30: (Ridgewood) Kareem Garcia,
at Cornelia Street, for aggravated unlicensed
operator, by PO Gomez.
Dec. 31: (Ridgewood) Patrick Singleton,
at Wyckoff Avenue and Hancock
Street, for criminal possession of a
weapon, by PO Santos. (Maspeth)
Leonardo Granda-Moreno, at 59th
Drive, for driving while under the
infl uence, by PO Petito.
Jan. 1: (Ridgewood) Lukasz Zylka, at
Madison Street, for criminal mischief,
by PO Prizeman. (Ridgewood) Jessica
Guice and Keshun J. Robinson, at Palmetto
Street, for assault, by PO Moise.
(Maspeth) Oscar Roman, at 52nd
Avenue, for assault, by PO Martinez.
Jan. 2: (Ridgewood) Christopher
Prieto, at Palmetto Street, for burglary,
by Det. Bublin. (Middle Village) Ellen
Ortiz, at Pleasant View Street, for assault,
by PO Foppiano.
Jan. 3: (Ridgewood) Arthur Rakowicz,
at Weirfi eld Street and Cypress
Avenue, for petty larceny, by PO Marinacci.
(Ridgewood) David A. Reyes, at
Palmetto Street, for menacing, by PO
Lopez. (Middle Village) Luis Magnani,
at Caldwell Avenue, for criminal mischief,
by PO Dole.