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Parkchester »

Retired Det. Anthony Planakis had choice words for his former department Thursday.

Flushing »

Tony Bees saved a large hive that had grown underneath a second-floor balcony.

Elmhurst »

Anthony Planakis and apiarist Larry Stone teamed up to remove 50,000 bees from an Elmhurst apartment.

Civic Center »

Anthony Planakis, 52, retired after 20 years corralling hornets and honeybees for the NYPD.

Fort Greene »

The bee swarm was found outside 267 Waverly Ave. on Friday.

Corona »

The bees were taken away by the NYPD's resident beekeeper. 

Astoria »

Anthony Planakis, the NYPD's resident bee-catcher, estimates there were between 30,000 to 36,000 bees.

Midtown East »

The bees flew toward a tree behind the high-end department store's corporate office.

Bushwick »

The NYPD's bee specialist vacuumed the swarm and then sprayed the bees' tree with horse manure smoke.

Great Kills »

The NYPD's resident bee expert said the 15,000-bee swarm means more could be on the way.

Upper West Side »

Thousands of honey bees swarmed an Upper West Side garbage can

Corona »

Yi Gin Chen, 42, kept 42 hives in his Corona home, officials said.

Bushwick »

Detective Anthony Planakis removed a hive that hung from a tree near a Brooklyn church.

South Street Seaport »

Beekeeper Anthony Planakis rescued a hive of about 18,000 bees near the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday.