Tag: queens-district-attorney-melinda-katz

Queens DA Katz expanding initiative to combat retail theft across borough after successful pilot in three precincts

Aug. 15, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz and the NYPD announced the borough-wide expansion of her Merchants Business Improvement Program on Aug. 15. Piloted in Jamaica, Flushing and Astoria last spring, the initiative combats repeat shoplifting and the harassment and threatening of customers and store staff by a handful of repeat…
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Forest Hills attorney charged with possessing, promoting child sex abuse material: DA

Jun. 23, 2023 By Bill Parry A former FBI agent and current real estate attorney practicing in Forest Hills was criminally charged with promoting a sexual performance by a child for allegedly sending child sexual abuse materials from a computer in his Forest Hills home, according to Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz. John Magri, 57,…
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BP Richards, DA Katz host Pride celebration at Queens Borough Hall

Jun. 15, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens Borough President Donovan Richards and District Attorney Melinda Katz hosted a pride celebration on Wednesday, June 14, at Queens Borough Hall where several leaders in the LGBTQIA+ community were honored for their work and activism. “Happy Pride, Queens! I thank everyone who helped us celebrate, including Queens District…
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