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Man Breaks Into More Than 20 Stores in Western Queens in Five Weeks: NYPD

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Aug. 26, 2019 By Shane O’Brien

Police are looking for a man who allegedly burglarized 23 stores in western Queens over the course of five weeks in July and August.

According to the police, the burglaries took place between July 16 and Aug. 23 within the confines of four precincts in western Queens.

The stores that were hit were located in the 104th, 108th, 112th and 114th precincts, police said.

Police have named 33-year-old Mark Tortora as the suspect.

Tortora allegedly targeted establishments without a security gate. He would go inside and steal cash, lotto tickets and other merchandise from the stores.

He is described as white, weighing approximately 155 pounds and standing at roughly 5 feet 7 inches in height.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Rick

Ugly Racist rants do no one any good. Caban has nothing to do with the crack head stealing from these stores. Does this slime ball also live in the projects? Is he an illegal alien? No outrage. I guess he has the right to steal.

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Anonymous

I’m so happy Cabán lost. She was going to allow criminals to roam the streets. While most may not agree with the Republican party, they know how to enforce the law.

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Jul

As of 2019-08-27 06:21, eleven people think a city is better when its cops are required to allow themselves to be assaulted.

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Critic Al

She was actually gonna give all the robbers KEYS! to the banks and stuff!!! The KEYS!!!!

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Mac

Anonymous- Just tell that to the residents of Tennessee. Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alaska. All the states with the highest crime rates in the US and all Republican strongholds. According to FBI statistics and Us News and world report. The states with the lowest crime rates are Vermont, Massachusetts, Wyoming, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Virginia, Idaho, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Maine. All but 2 are Democratic strong holds. Where do you get your information and News? Let us guess…Fox News.? You obviously didn’t think your very misinformed post through.

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I agree, all the states with the highest crime rates in the US and all Republican strongholds

Also, whatabout other things?!

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Mac

Maria- Please reread my post. I left nothing out and put nothing in, I am passing on statistical information provided by two different sources. Oh and Chicago is not a state no matter what Fox News tells you.

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Joe G

@Maria- You’re a victim of Fox News’ misinformation campaign against anyone or anything not in tow with the Fox News ideology. Cities like Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis, Jacksonville FL and New Orleans, just to name a few, all have much higher crime rates than Chicago but Fox only singles out Chicago because of its relationship with the Obama administration. This is also the case with the constant attacks in California. Fox is disingenuous in its reporting, it is actually a form of propaganda. Mac is correct in his assertion that Fox News is deliberate in its misinformation campaign..The network was actually brought into court on numerous occasions and always used the defense that they’re not a news network but an entertainment company therefore the truth or facts don’t matter.

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Dale

What loser has time to just sit and hit the thumbs up button thousands of times? Very twisted.

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