Police looking for man in connection with room for rent scam

A Maspeth man is wanted for questioning in connection with a room for rent scheme targeting Polish speaking individuals. The suspect, 26-year-old, Karol Krzewski, is listed at approximately 5’10”, weighing 210 pounds. His last known address was 60-11 56th Road. According to police, he advertises on the Polish website Bazarynka under the name “Karol” or “Filip.” Anyone with information regarding Krzewski’s whereabouts is urged to contact Det. … Continue reading Police looking for man in connection with room for rent scam

Maspeth man sentenced to nine years for break-ins

After pleading guilty to a series of residential break-ins last month, a Maspeth man was sentenced to nine years in prison, District Attorney Richard Brown announced today. Juan Cuervo, 54, was charged with burglarizing nine different homes throughout the borough, predominantly in Elmhurst and Flushing. In each incident, he allegedly ransacked the homes and stole various pieces of property including a camera, solver coins, jewelry and … Continue reading Maspeth man sentenced to nine years for break-ins

Police looking for suspected deli robber

The NYPD 104th Precinct is looking into the whereabouts of a man they say is wanted in connection with a robbery at a Maspeth deli on Thursday, September 29. According to police, at approximately 12:35 a.m., the suspect entered Grand Deli at 66-10 Grand Avenue, approached the 34-year-old male employee, displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the register. When the victim refused, police said, … Continue reading Police looking for suspected deli robber

The NYPD 104th precinct

Police announce seven prostitution arrests

New York Police Department’s 104th precinct announced seven prostitution arrests that stemmed from an undercover sting operation executed by the vice enforcement division. Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together (COMET) passed along information regarding the arrests to residents in a newsletter. Capt. Gregory Mackie of the 104th precinct, according to the newsletter, said that the vice division conducted undercover sting operations in the night hours of … Continue reading Police announce seven prostitution arrests