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.