Four people in Rochester, including a minor, are facing serious charges after an alleged plot was uncovered to attack a local Muslim community. New York police arrested three men, aged 20, 19 and 18, as well as a minor who is being charged as an adolescent offender. It is unclear at this time whether any of the four have sought criminal defense representation.
If you think back to your high school or college days (perhaps you are still navigating the latter) you may recall getting sweaty palms, a stomach ache or even full-blown anxiety attacks just before taking a test. Test anxiety is a common condition. You might know the material like the back of your hand, but when you sit down to take a test, you draw a blank and wind up failing. New York police officers sometimes administer tests during traffic stops.
A 35-year-old Brooklyn lawyer is in hot water after being accused of sexual assault, according to local sources. The New York man, who practices business law, was arrested on Jan. 4 after being accused of assaulting a number of women back in 2014 and 2015. He was expected in court on Jan. 10, at which time he would likely have been represented by a criminal defense attorney.
A man in Watervliet is facing a serious charge after he allegedly accidentally shot his nephew, according to local sources. New York police were notified of the alleged shooting after the victim arrived at a local hospital. His uncle is currently out on bail in advance of a trial date, where he will be represented by a criminal defense attorney.
Rockland police have reported the arrest of a man from Nyack on suspicion of drug- and weapon-related crimes. New York authorities arrested the 66-year-old man in his home back in December. He was arraigned on Jan. 1 and was expected back in court with his criminal defense representation on Jan. 4. In between, he was remanded on $100,000 bail.
A bizarre case in the Bronx has led to the arrest of a beautician, according to authorities. New York City police arrested the 44-year-old woman, who was operating her business without a license, after an allegedly botched buttocks-enhancement procedure left another woman dead. She faces charges of manslaughter and unauthorized practice of a profession. She will be represented in court by a criminal defense attorney when she faces these charges at an unknown future date.