A Queens man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly firing a lifelike weapon and handing it over to his toddler-age son. The man’s family, however, called it all an overreaction to toy guns.
Lee Samuel, 25, was handcuffed and quiet as he walked out of the NYPD Special Victim’s Unit in East Harlem Tuesday night, charged with sex abuse, committing a criminal sexual act, endangering the welfare of a child and forcible touching.
The incident occurred shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday at 98th Street and 97th Avenue in Richmond Hill.
Lee Samuel, who has no known address, was charged with having sexual contact with two 7-year-old girls on separate occasions in the South Ozone Park section of Queens, District Attorney Richard Brown announced Tuesday night.
“We simply cannot let the streets of Queens or anywhere else become places where girls and young woman are unsafe,” Quinn said.
Police on Sunday were in search of a thief whole stole over $150,000 worth of cleanse drinks from the BluePrint juice facility in Long Island City, Queens, according to a published report.
A New York City correction officer was facing multiple charges Sunday, including strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing.
The latest surveillance video shows the suspect walking away from one of the alleged incidents, police said.
Police on Saturday morning were stepping up their search for a sexual predator in Queens.
It happened around 7:15 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Francis Lewis Boulevard and 133rd Avenue in the Cambria Heights section.
Derek Tudor, the 27-year-old son of Frank Soucie’s longtime live-in girlfriend, said he suffocated Soucie, police said.
Authorities received more than 200 complaints about Planet Automotive, Inc., Northern Auto Traders, LLC, Auto Palace, Inc. and from six of Giuffre Motor Car Co. LLC’s locations, the DCA said.
Police did not immediately identify the body, but it was found outside 1866 Putnam Ave. That is the address of Frank Soucie, 60, who was reported missing by his girlfriend who resides with him.
The Ridgewood and Forest Hills sections of Queens were on alert Wednesday night, after thieves ransacked 14 homes in just two months.
Some local students heading back to Queens from St. Louis were injured early Sunday when their charter bus crashed in Columbus, Ohio.