This may be a "yard creeper" in Comet Land. This is a picture from a security camera in vicinity of 86 St and 56 Ave of a male stealing a bike from inside a fenced yard last night at 8:05 PM. 911 was not called, this was a walk in complaint today at the 110th Pct. Anyone with any information is to please contact Sergeant Joe Tarsio at the 110th Precinct.
See message from Captain Cody, 104th Precinct regarding 108th Precinct arrests! This good news doesn't mean you should let your guard down! There's plenty more perpetrators out there looking for victims!
Good morning all: Regarding the overnight Burglaries in Middle Village/Maspeth area that I advised you of last week - I am happy to report that 2 arrests have been made. Members of the 108 Precinct, on routine patrol Monday afternoon, observed a Burglary in progress and apprehended an individual named Jefferson Villarama. The 108 Precinct apprehended Villarama committing a Burglary in the area of 51 Avenue and 63 Street - and that is what triggered investigation and subsequent additional charges. The officers immediately advised Detectives from the 108 Precinct who subsequently notified me and the 104 Precinct Detective Squad. After an investigation, Villarama was linked with committing 8 Burglaries in the confines of the 104 Precinct: these were recent overnight incidents and span Middle Village as well as Maspeth. An accomplice was also apprehended as well as numerous proceeds from these crimes. Villarama was also linked into, and charged with, 5 additional Burglaries that occurred in the 108 and 105 Precincts.This arrest should certainly affect the recent condition. However I will continue to focus additional assets in the area. Please contact me if any questions/concerns.
All the best
Good morning I want to give you heads up about some overnight Burglaries in Middle Village area where perpetrators enter through open windows grab whatever valuables in plain view then flee.
I have extra patrols in area and have to coordinate with Detectives in hopes of catching those responsible.
Here are locations of Burglaries:
83 Place off 63 Avenue 5/10/12 from 0100-0700 hrs
77 Place off Juniper Valley Road: 5/10/12 from 0130-0630 hrs.
62 Avenue off 83 Street-this morning about 0100 Hours
I plan to have the Command Post in conspicuous area as well as Plainclothes units as well-as always will keep you posted and ask all to immediately dial 911 if any suspicious behavior is observed.
I'm on Vacation this week but in contact with Captain Travaglia and my staff evaluating this condition and will keep all advised.
All the best
Captain Michael Cody
Elmhurst burglary arrest near Maspeth/Middle Village border Captain Mark Wachter, Executive Officer of the 110th Precinct, notifed Comet that they made a burglary arrest yesterday, on Sunday afternoon/early evening, on 84th Street/52nd Avenue. Comet VP Richie Doyle was on the scene. It appears that the perpetrator tried to make entry through the rear sliding door. As of last night, they were still checking the identity of the perp. How much do you want to bet this isn't his first burglary?? I'm sure we'll hear more at our meeting on June 4th. There's more burglars out there and oftentimes they target the rear or side of a house so they can't be seen from the street! The best chance of catching a burglar is an alert neighbor!
Over the past couple of weeks Comet has been getting complaints about rat sightings, even during the day, in the vicinity of 74th Street/53rd Road. I have now been told that the emotionally disturbed man, who a couple of years ago built a huge house made of trash behind Stop & Shop on the railroad tracks, is now living behind the old Blockbuster site and is allegedly feeding the rats! I heard this from more than one person.
We have had a BIG spike in burglaries in Woodside (Winfield/Wynwoode Gardens) during the past 28 days! The 108th Precinct is giving the area special attention, but remember - YOU know your neighbors - the police don't. YOU need to keep an eye out in the front and rear of your home and call 911 if you see anyone suspicious. 108th Precinct burglaries:
These were taken 2:30 on Fri May 4th by COMET member Rosalie Greer. As you can see, the school buses were double parked on 57th ave & in the "no standing" area next to the school on the triangle. Jackie (school crossing guard) was telling the bus drivers to move out of the way and let the truck have room to turn. They never moved. Some of the buses didn't have drivers in them either. It held up traffic toward Grand Ave & 57 Ave. Oh yeah, since school was about to let out there were a number of parents around.
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