Several packages have been recently stolen in Forest Hills after being delivered and left in doorways.
The number of vehicles stolen in the 112th Precinct went up dramatically in recent weeks, police said.
Thieves stole rims and tires from 21 cars in Forest Hills and Rego Park this year.
The new 25 mph speed limit takes effect Nov. 7, but Forest Hills police won't ticket drivers right away.
The precinct received 10 complaints about the noise throught the summer.
The suspect stole more than $7,000 from two Forest Hills shops, police said.
Capt. Roberto Cruz was arrested Thursday in Forest Hills.
Capt. Judith Harrison took over the 112th Precinct on July 3.
Deputy Commissioner Zachary Tumin said a strong social media presence is a "must-have tool" for police.
Police issued a total of 363 tickets during the safety initiative conducted by the 112th Precinct.
Two teens were arrested two hours after stealing a car with an iPhone in it, police said.
John Gorman, 79, suffers from dementia, police said.
Capt. Thomas Conforti of the 112th Precinct discusses his experience on Twitter.
The precinct will invite locals for a tour.
The initiative will take place between May 28 and June 1, police said.
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