2012-02-22 / Features

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104th Precinct
Sleepover Swipe
Cops arrested a 20-year-old Woodhaven man on February 18 after investigators determined he stole an $800 diamond ring during a February 7 sleepover at a friend’s home.
Police said Josabad Figueroa swiped the ring from a kitchen table at the 34-year-old victim’s 87th Street home.
Police said the victim noticed the ring was missing after Figueroa, the only guest at the sleepover, left the home.
When police arrived at Figueroa’s home to arrest him, the suspect jumped out a second-floor window to escape, police sources said. Figueroa later fought police as they attempted to handcuff him during his arrest.
He was charged with petit larceny and resisting arrest.

109th Precinct
He Only Went One Way
Cops in Flushing arrested a drunken driver on February 18 after he drove his Lincoln Town Car into oncoming traffic.
Police pulled over Hae Ya, 58, as he drove his 2001 Town Car into oncoming traffic on 161st Street near Northern Boulevard.
Ya failed a subsequent Breathalyzer test, blowing a blood alcohol level of .146 – almost two times the legal limit, police said.
Police sources said Ya told arresting officers he had downed just “two beers” before his arrest.
Ya, of Queens Village, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

112th Precinct
Bust Light-Fingered Ladies
Police in Forest Hills arrested a team of female thieves on February 18 after they used a stolen credit card to make more than $800 worth of purchases at a Victoria’s Secret store.
Cops said Renee Crey, 45, Annetta Armstrong, 38, and Tray Villegras, 40, swiped a woman’s wallet and used her Visa and Master Cards to purchase the items at the store on Austin Street and 71st Road.
A fourth woman, Jamel Vanier, 27, who sat in a parked car outside the shop waiting for the women, was arrested when her accomplices were stopped from leaving the store, police said.
The four women were charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and identity theft.


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