A man accused of assaulting his 2-year-old child and the child's mother is in custody in Brooklyn, according to police sources. New York Police Department officers have charged the man with child endangerment, assault and attempted murder for his alleged role in the attack. The man was set to be arraigned in Brooklyn Criminal Court as of Dec. 1, where he was likely represented by a criminal defense attorney.
Police in the Bronx say they have arrested a teenager believed to be a gang member after a fatal shooting. The 17-year-old male has been arrested and charged by New York law enforcement with a number of crimess, including murder. He is being held without bail as of this report, and was set to be arraigned on Nov. 28. In court, a criminal defense attorney will represent him throughout the court proceedings.
A bizarre case on Long Island has resulted in the arrest of a 26-year-old woman, who is accused of sending harassing messages to the mother of a child with special needs. The woman, who lives in Melville, was arrested by New York State Police and charged with aggravated harassment among other charges. Police say the woman was harassing a toddler who has a unique genetic condition causing deformity. She was due to make her first court appearance on Nov. 12, and there is no word as to whether the woman has retained criminal defense counsel.
Police in New Windsor have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for the shooting death of a woman, according to local sources. The 47-year-old New York man, who is from Newburgh, has been arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder. He was due to make his first appearance in court on Nov. 14, though it has not been confirmed whether he has retained criminal defense counsel at this time.
A former professor at New York University has been charged after an allegedly drunken vandalism spree directed at a church in Brooklyn. Local news in Williamsburg confirmed the arrest of the 34-year-old academic, who is facing a charge of hate crime criminal mischief. Spokespeople from NYU have confirmed the man is not currently employed by the university, with no fall term assignments. It is unclear whether he has retained criminal defense counsel at this time.
A man in the Bronx is in custody after his two 6-week-old twins were discovered badly injured in his apartment. The New York man faces charges of aggravated assault and child endangerment. The male child is not expected to survive, but the female child may yet pull through. No court date has been publicly announced as yet, but the man will be accompanied by criminal defense representation when he faces the charges.
The 54-year-old manager of an exotic dancing club was recently indicted after two women accused him of rape, according to the District Attorney's office in Queens. The New York man was arrested back in June and indicted on a variety of charges, including rape and assault. He is currently in police custody awaiting a trial, the date for which has not been publicly announced. He will be represented in court by a criminal defense attorney.
Two police officers were suspended and one now faces charges following a bizarre alleged altercation in a bar in Queens, according to local sources. A New York police officer has been charged with two counts of menacing after allegedly pulling his gun on a server, and the sergeant he was with has also been suspended. So far, no court date has been announced, but the man facing charges will surely be represented by a criminal defense attorney when the time comes.
A bizarre case in Chinatown has led to the arrest of an indigent man, who is believed to have murdered several other homeless individuals. New York authorities have arrested the 24-year-old homeless man, who stands accused of the killings of four other men. Police do not know what prompted these alleged attacks, but they do not believe they were racially motivated at this time. It is unclear whether the man has retained criminal defense counsel at this time. If he is not able to afford an attorney, one will be appointed for him in criminal court.
A 1-year-old Bronx girl is dead following a collision involving a driver police say was driving recklessly and without a license, according to local sources. New York authorities arrested the 22-year-old man, who was originally suspected of driving drunk at the time of the accident, though tests proved this to not be the case. No court date has been announced, but the man will be represented by a criminal defense attorney when his day in court arrives.