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Criminal defense: New York man arrested in attacks

A man has been arrested following the alleged attacks on two women who say they were slashed in the face. A 30-year-old man has been taken into custody by the New York Police Department following separate attacks that left two women injured. The man is likely currently focused on considering his criminal defense options. 

Criminal defense: New York man faces arson charges

A man has been arrested in connection with a building fire in 2017 that left dozens homeless in Hamilton Heights. The 34-year-old man was arrested by New York police and charged with assault, reckless endangerment and arson. The man was originally believed to have perished in the fire, but authorities later discovered he had fled the state. So far, no court date has been announced, though the man is likely focused on his criminal defense options. 

Criminal defense: man charged in ex-wife's alleged murder

A man is facing murder charges following the death of his former wife from apparent strangulation, according to local sources. New York authorities arrested the 46-year-old man and his 20-year-old daughter. The man is currently being extradited to New York from his home state, though it is unclear if he or his daughter have retained criminal defense representation at this time. 

Criminal defense: Man accused of assaulting New York cop

Police arrested and charged a man outside of Madison Square Garden following an alleged altercation between the man and a uniformed officer. New York police say the man, who has been identified as a 26-year-old resident of the Lower East Side, has been charged with robbery and assault in connection with the case. So far, they have not announced a court date, and it is unclear if the man has retained criminal defense representation.  

Criminal defense: murder charges filed against New York man

A man is facing serious charges for his alleged role in the death of an infant, according to police sources. New York authorities have arrested the 20-year-old man, who now faces murder charges related to the death of his girlfriend's baby. The man is likely focused on preparing his criminal defense at this time. 

Criminal defense: Woman faces murder charges in New York

A woman in Brooklyn is facing serious charges after an altercation in a residence, according to authorities. The New York Police Department responded to a call about an alleged assault, leading to the arrest of a 29-year-old woman. She now faces homicide charges, and is likely working with her criminal defense representation in preparation for future court proceedings. 

Criminal defense: New York man faces attempted murder charges

A traffic stop nearly turned deadly after an accused man reportedly injured a state police officer, local sources have reported. New York State Police arrested a 36-year-old man, who now faces attempted murder charges after the altercation with officers. So far, it is unclear whether the man has retained criminal defense representation ahead of a trial date. 

Passenger may have criminal defense to theft charge

There is no shortage of dangerous drivers at this time of the year in New York. It can be a busy time for criminal defense counsel as well. The Police in Suffolk allege that two officers confronted two people occupying a stolen pickup truck in a parking lot in Commack on Dec. 28 at about 12 p.m. After engaging in a chase, the police arrested the driver for the felonies of assault, reckless endangerment and grand larceny theft of vehicle. 

Criminal defense: Correction officer faces rape charges

A corrections officer at a facility in Lakeview has been charged with third-degree rape, according to local sources. New York State Police say they have discovered evidence that the 41-year-old man likely raped an inmate. He is scheduled to appear in court in January, where he will be accompanied by criminal defense representation. 

Criminal defense: New York deacon faces sex assault charges

An allegedly indecent altercation on a Manhattan subway has landed a man of the cloth in contentious waters, according to local news sources. The 55-year-old deacon of a local church is now facing sexual assault charges following an incident where he allegedly groped a female commuter. New York authorities have stated he is due back in court in February, where he will be accompanied by criminal defense representation. 

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