Police Blotter Compiled By ROSS BARKAN
On Friday, Nov. 25, at approximately 4:28 p.m. in the waters of Jamaica Bay, police responded to a 911 call of a man in the water. The NYPD Harbor Unit discovered a 39-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive in the water. EMS also responded to the scene and pronounced him dead on arrival. There was no criminality suspected. The identity of the man was pending proper family notification.
Thrilling Sea Rescue
On Sunday, Nov. 27, at approximately 1:19 p.m., a 46-year-old man called 911 from his cell phone to report that he was in the ocean about a mile from Jacob Riis Park, and his kayak was quickly taking on water. NYPD Harbor Unit boats immediately began searching for the lone kayaker. Two NYPD SCUBA divers were deployed into the water from the helicopter and the fisherman was secured in a rescue basket. Lifted into the helicopter for the flight back to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, the fisherman was suffering from severe hypothermia. EMS met the arriving crew at the airfield and transported the man to New York Community Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
Shot In The Head
On Thursday, Nov. 24, at 10:38 p.m. in front of 13-60 Beach Channel Drive, police responded to a 911 call of a man shot. Upon arrival, police observed Eric Norman, 18, with a gunshot wound to the head. EMS responded and pronounced him dead on arrival at the scene. There were no arrests and the investigation was ongoing.
On Thursday, Nov. 24, at 11:57 p.m., in front of 90-19 143rd St., police observed two victims stabbed. The first victim, a 26-yearold Hispanic man, was stabbed numerous times in the torso and was transported to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The second victim, also a 26-year-old Hispanic man, was stabbed once in the torso and was listed in stable condition at Jamaica Hospital. There were no arrests.
L Train Assault
Tayari McClellan, 19, was arrested and charged with assault and harassment Nov. 8 at approximately 2:10 a.m., on the Queens bound “L” train at Myr tleWyckoff. The victim, a 25-year-old man, was assaulted by three black men.
107th, 108th Precincts
Gas Station Heists
The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects wanted for gas station robberies. On Saturday, Nov. 19, at approximately 7:20 p.m., the suspects walked into the Mobil gas station located at 96-27 Queens Blvd. and demanded money. The suspects, both of whom were armed with semi-automatic handguns, removed approximately $1,000 from the location as well as personal property from two employees and a customer. The suspects fled northbound on 63rd Road. There were no injuries. On Saturday, Nov. 19, at approximately 7:50 p.m., the suspects entered the Gulf gas station located at 138-19 Hillside Ave. When the cash register opened, the suspects held up semi-automatic handguns and removed approximately $1,500 and fled the location on the eastbound service road of the Van Wyck Expressway. There were no injuries. One suspect is a black man between 20 and 25 years old, weighing 150 lbs. and wearing a red jacket with yellow stripes on the sleeve and “Brooklyn” on the front, blue jeans with a light beard, mustache, and corn rows in his hair. He was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun. The second suspect is a black man between 20 and 25, weighing 150 lbs. and wearing a blue sweat shirt with white
stripes on sleeves, blue jeans, dark knit hat. He was armed with a brown semiautomatic handgun. Anyone with information in regards to either of these robberies is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
Killed On Clearview
On Sunday, Nov. 27, at approximately noon, Farook Husseil, 57, was struck on the Clearview Expressway and 35th Avenue. Police determined that Husseil, a passenger of a vehicle that was pulled over on the shoulder of the southbound Clearview Expressway, was struck by a 2010 Freightliner box truck also traveling southbound on the Clearview. EMS responded and transported Husseil to Flushing Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Both vehicles remained on the scene. There was no criminality suspected.
On Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 12:35 p.m. police discovered a newborn baby boy unconscious at 164-19 120th Ave. EMS pronounced the baby dead. The Medical Examiner was to determine the cause of death and the investigation was ongoing.
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