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Police searching for suspect
in Long Island City gas station
Police from the 108th Precinct in Long Island City are searching
for a man in connection with a robbery over the weekend.
The unidentified suspect entered the market of a gas station
on the southern edge of the Sunnyside Yards around 2:30
a.m. on Saturday, June 19, and approached the counter. He
produced a $1 bill with a note written on it that demanded
cash and threatened violence for noncompliance, police said.
The 19-year-old clerk manning the register in the market,
located at 31-05 Queens Blvd. near the intersection of Skillman
Avenue, complied and the man fled with the demand note and
a bag containing $250.
There were no injuries, according to the NYPD. The lightskinned
man was wearing a dark T-shirt with dark jeans and
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
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 i l proven
For questions about the names
listed in the blotter, contact the
104th Precinct at 718-386-3004.
June 21: (Ridgewood) Stephanie
Morales, at Grandview Avenue,
for assault, by P.O. Jaswal. (Ridgewood)
Guadalupe Vidal Martinez,
at Linden Street, for assault, by
P.O. Mark. (Ridgewood) Christian
Michaca Zurita, at Linden Street,
for strangulation, by P.O. Mark.
(Ridgewood) James Kearney, at
Grandview Avenue, for assault, by
P.O. Jaswal. (Ridgewood) Steven
Dross, at 60th Place, for criminal
possession of a weapon, by P.O.
June 22: (Glendale) Miguel
Herrera, at 71st Place, for grand
larceny auto, by P.O. Duran. (Glendale)
Edwin Soto, at 71st Place, for
grand larceny auto, by P.O. Duran.
(Ridgewood) Ruben A. Rivera, at
Menahan Street and Onderdonk
Avenue, for aggravated unlicensed
operator, by P.O. Bartichek.
June 23: (Ridgewood) David
Vaquero, at Catalpa Avenue,
for assault, by Det. Scrimenti.
(Maspeth) Moises Fuentes, at
56th Street, for burglary, by Det.
Rochford. (Ridgewood) William
Sykes, at Grandview Avenue, for
petit larceny, by P.O. Gutierrez.
(SOUTH OZONE PARK, LINDENWOOD, HOWARD
BEACH AND OLD HOWARD BEACH)
NYPD searching for suspect
in two anti-Muslim assaults
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is searching for a man
in connection with anti-Muslim assaults in Richmond Hill and
Jamaica on Sunday, June 20.
The fi rst assault occurred around 1:15 p.m. as the unidentifi ed
man followed a 31-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman in the
vicinity of Liberty Avenue and Leff erts Boulevard while shouting
The suspect proceeded to punch the man in the back, then
grabbed the woman’s hijab and punched her on the arm, police
said. Both the victims sustained pain and redness but refused
About an hour later, the man followed a 64-year-old man and
a 56-year-old woman in the vicinity of 105 Inwood Ave. near
In this assault, the suspect punched the woman several times
in the face and head before fl eeing, police said.
The woman sustained pain, redness, small lacerations to the
head and face as well as a fractured nose. EMS responded and
transported the woman to Jamaica Hospital where she was listed
in stable condition, according to the NYPD.
In a statement regarding the attacks, Ahmed Mohamed, legal
director at CAIR-NY, a national Muslim advocacy and civil
liberties group, said they are praying for the “victims’ speedy
recovery and for the apprehension and prosecution of the
“We are disturbed that people going about their daily lives
are being randomly attacked because of anti-Muslim hate. It is
absolutely disgusting. Bias incidents targeting Muslims and
members of other minority communities are sadly on the rise.
Every person deserves to feel safe to walk around Queens —
which is supposed to be the ‘World’s Borough,’” Mohamed said.
“We hope offi cials will condemn these Islamophobic attacks and
show solidarity with the Muslim community.”
Mohamed called on elected offi cials to support communitybased
organizations that support and provide services for
victims of hate.
The suspect in the attacks was seen on surveillance video, according
to police. He was described by investigators as a man
with a beard, wearing a dark blue jacket, black pants, a dark blue
durag and red sneakers.
(Ridgewood) Emanuel Henriques,
at Norman Street and Myrtle
Avenue, for reckless endangerment,
by P.O. Santos. (Ridgewood)
Lenny Veloz, at Norman Street
and Myrtle Avenue, for reckless
endangerment, by P.O. Santos.
June 24: (Glendale) Wilner
Miguel Carlosama Lopez, at 70th
Street, for grand larceny, by Det.
June 25: (Ridgewood) Glenn
Joran, at Wyckoff Avenue, for
possession of burglar tools, by P.O.
Moise. (Maspeth) Mario Peters,
at 55th Street, for robbery, by
P.O. Hynes. (Ridgewood) Nicolas
Aguirre, at Flushing Avenue and
Metropolitan Avenue, for criminal
possession of stolen property,
by P.O. Petito.
June 26: (Ridgewood) Katherine
Riquelme, at Greene Avenue, for
assault, by Det. Wright. (Ridgewood)
Bryan Fernandez, at Forest
Avenue, for assault, by P.O. Candelaria.
(Maspeth) Syed Hussain, at
Hull Avenue, for assault, by Det.
Bublin. (Maspeth) Yunga Bryam
Coronel, at 57th Drive and Rust
Street, for aggravated unlicensed
operation, by P.O. Nisbett.
June 27: (Ridgewood) Jaime
Chuindra, at Grove Street, for assault,
by P.O. Prizeman. (Glendale)
Elizabeth Ortiz, at Cooper Avenue,
for criminal misdemeanor, by
P.O. Gonzalez. (Ridgewood) Jose
Rivera, at Palmeto Street, for assault,
by P.O. Shahid.
104TH PRECINCT BLOTTER