A busy week for the 104th Precinct
by Andrew Shilling
Aug 06, 2014 | 9478 views | 3 3 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Police in Central Queens were on the run last week throughout the entire 104th Precinct.

In just four days, officers have made five arrests in Juniper Valley Park alone -- Sun., July 27 to Tue., July 29 -- including four drug offenses and one weapons charge, according to reports.

Meanwhile, police say dozens of other arrests have also been made with the help of community involvement and their regular enforcement from the precinct.

On Sun., July 27 at approximately 5:40 a.m. two suspects – Christopher Villa, 24, and a 17-year-old male from Brooklyn – were arrested for numerous motor vehicle offenses in front of 59-39 54th St., according to police.

Officers charged the two with grand larceny auto (motorcycle), criminal possession of stolen property, auto stripping, possession of auto tools and the unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Carlos Soto, 21, of Glendale was arrested in front of 62-51 60th St. on Tue., July 29 at approximately 2 a.m., after police say he was found removing the tire off a stolen car.

After he was found hiding inside when officers arrived, he was then charged with grand larceny, criminal mischief, criminal possession of stolen property, auto stripping, possession of burglary tools and the unauthorized use of a vehicle, they said.

Just 20 minutes later, police found Pedro Cordero, 40, of Brooklyn breaking into and ransacking a vehicle near the intersection of Jefferson and Wyckoff Avenues, according to police.

Officers said the man stole a car radio, platinum ring, iPod, Nintendo DS and a Samsung Galaxy cell phone and charged him with grand larceny, criminal mischief, auto stripping, possession of burglary tools and the unauthorized use of a vehicle.

On Wed., July 30, Middle Village resident David Nergron, 21, was cuffed for tagging an air conditioner near 62-15 Fresh Pond Rd., police said. He was charged with additional tags throughout the community including a mailbox on Metropolitan Avenue.

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August 11, 2014
Outstanding job. Police officers never get enough credit and the media and certain community leaders are always jumping all over them. They indirectly make things worse and cause relations that are always unstable.

Great work guys and girls keep it up!
citizen 49
August 06, 2014
U can see the area changing. Illegal apts, garbage in the streets > u seldom see a cruising patrol car in Maspeth or Middle Village
August 11, 2014
you can never make everyone happy. Garbage pick ups on corners especially should be twice a week not once a week.


You want change that start yourself by doing something for the Community yourself.

On Metropolitan Avenue, at 74-25 (Eddies Barbershop) there is a character that stands out like no other. He is there 24/7 standing in front of this barbershop annoying everyone and business owners are loosing business like crazy.

He parks his car at a meter from 9a.m. to 8p.m. right by the barbershop. He wears a black hat, black shirt, black pants, black socks, and blacks shoes-5'10'' tall, known as bobby black.

The police have been called, and they have approached him to move on. But he is still there after one year already.

Grandmothers, wives, and others try to avoid passing by him.

Many men do the same.

But can't get rid of him for nothing.

Doesn't work and always has money in his pocket.

Harassing people, and very prejudice to.

But he is still there.

Middle Village would throw a parade for the 104 if they ever get rid of this nuisance in the community.