No new crime update for Maspeth from the 104th Precinct other than the emails I've been blasting out during the past 28 days.
In the 110th Precinct, other than the shooting on Hoffman Drive/Woodhaven in Elmhurst which you already know about, we had a motorcycle stolen on 52ndAvenue/Van Horn.
All of our precincts continue to have a problem with Grand Larcenies, identity theft, scams, etc. Please don't give out personal information on the phone even if your caller ID says it's from your bank, IRS, etc..
Captain Lavonda Wise, Executive Officer at the 108th Precinct, told us that we had two burglaries in Woodside. Both occurred on April 10th, and both entries into the homes were made through the front door - locks were broken. (It's not common to see burglars break into houses through the front when they can go to the rear where they won't be seen.) One location was 58th/48th Avenue and the other was 60th/48th Avenue.
Keep in mind that burglars tend to move around and since this not far from the 104th Precinct border it's important that Maspeth residents keep a lookout too.
If you are interested in a free Home Security Survey, call your precinct and leave a message for your Crime Prevention Officer. He/she will make an appointment to come to your home and give you cost-effective tips on making it more secure.
Roe Daraio, President
Comet Civic Association