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More Than 30 Vehicles Vandalized in Woodside Overnight Wednesday: NYPD

More than 30 vehicles were vandalized overnight Wednesday (Photo Screenshot)

June 24, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

Drivers in Woodside were left shocked and angry Thursday morning after a suspect went on a vandalism spree in the area leaving dozens of parked vehicles with smashed windows.

Instead of quickly hopping into their vehicles for the morning commute, the drivers were seen sweeping up the shattered glass that littered the roadway and covered seats inside their vehicles.

Police said that more than 30 vehicles were damaged in the brazen, overnight act. A suspect, or group of suspects, allegedly used blunt objects to break the windows and then rummaged through some of the vehicles in search of valuables.

At least one car owner’s wallet and credit cards were stolen, according to reports.

The vehicles—which included regular passenger cars, yellow taxis as well as Uber and Lyft vehicles— were parked along Queens Boulevard, between 51st Street and 58th Street, according to police. The stretch of road runs alongside Calvary Cemetery.

The total cost to repair the damage is believed to be in the thousands of dollars. A cab driver told NBC News that the vandalism was going to cost him a day’s work, since he could not operate until the repairs were completed.

The news outlet released video footage of the vandalism, showcasing the extent of the damage.

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Ben

lol, you think cops would help with petty theft? they can barely show up on time to real crimes. these car owners aren’t rich enough to have the capitalist system protect them. if you voted republican, sorry your vote never counts for anything 🙁

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Gullible Republicans believe in myths fairytales and conspiracy theories

McCabe (Hashtagger)-Voting Republican results in school massacres

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Gullible Republicans believe in myths fairytales and conspiracy theories

McCabe (Hashtagger)- Just like the good people of Texas voted for the school massacre at Uvalde and the massacre at Walmart near El Paso.

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Tom

Liberal politics at its’ best. I lived in Sunnyside for over 30 years but couldn’t take it anymore after all the crime, graffiti, dog poop bags, pot smokers everywhere, having my car vandalized and much more. JVB, Deblasio and all like minded dopes allowed this all to happen. I feel sorry for the elderly and others that don’t have the resources to leave.

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Gullible Republicans believe in myths fairytales and conspiracy theories.

Tom -Your post has been cut and pasted to this comment stream on several occasions. You’re coming across as bitter. First this crime took place in Woodside on 58th Street behind the cemetery. Far from Sunnyside. As I stated in an earlier response to you, your rant about crime, graffiti, poop bags and pot smoke is a wild exaggeration.

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C'mon Man

no, he’s pretty much spot on. i’m glad he’s spreading the word. well done, Tom! i also got out of sunnyside for the same reasons. now i’m an hour and a half drive away from the city in northeast PA, and have to commute once a week. i also rent out my sunnyside apt for extra income. life is just so much better here.

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C'mon Man

you make zero sense. if the property was worthless, i wouldnt have bought it in the first place.

Where are the local politicians?

This is an easy one. Check the Delight Stay Hotel across the street. Thanks to the liberal democratic elected officials, all hard-working citizens and their families will need to suffer with the robberies, vandalism, burglaries, noise pollution, larceny, assault, rape, etc.

This crime wasn’t done by a gun, rather, from a criminal with no respect to the community. Keep voting liberals into local offices, and this will continue, guaranteed. Just look at the reported statistics for the 108 precinct. Year-To-Date overall total crime up 35% locally vs. last year, while up a staggering 58% vs. 2 years ago. No wonder longtime residents are leaving.

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Pretty Pathetic

100%- You do realize the other readers know you responded to your own post before admin updated the comments for public view.

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Resident in Woodside

Just last week on 53rd St btw Queens Blvd & Skillman cars were severely damaged by a rental truck around 2am .Whats going on here??? Community Board dont do a freegin thing despite numerous complaints regarding hotels turned into shelters . I hate living on this block

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Boulevard of Woke

Anytime I see that stretch of QB I can’t help but picture Juan Ardila speeding around in his mom’s SUV, tossing his speeding tickets out the window, parking on pedestrian ramps. Lol. Juan Ardila Blvd.

Sorry out to all the car owners— it’s a violation of neighborhood trust.

BTW: SteetsPAC who got embarrassed for endorsing Juan Ardila after he was exposed, acknowledged the Sunnyside Post story, but then still endorsed him! Don’t want to cross AOC!

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getthemoffthestreet

no cams along side the cemetery, easy shopping for thieves
surprised no truck drivers were parked along catching zzZ’s

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