A 21-year-old man is facing serious charges after being accused of the assault of a 92-year-old woman in Queens. The New York woman was initially believed to have died of a fall, but subsequent investigation by New York law enforcement authorities led police to believe her death was actually a murder. The man faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted. He will be represented by a criminal defense attorney throughout all court proceedings.
A man from out of state is facing serious charges after he was pulled over by state police on Jan. 5, according to local sources. The New York State Police stopped the man, who has been accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. No court date has been announced, but the man will be represented by a criminal defense attorney from that point forward.
A woman in Brooklyn who has been accused of slapping three different women in the face is now facing hate crime charges, according to police. New York authorities have charged the woman with attempted assault as a hate crime. She has been released without bail, but her criminal defense attorney could not be reached for comment.
Those who face charges of driving while intoxicated likely know how serious the potential punishment may be. What they may not realize is just how long lasting the effects of a DWI conviction can be in several different facets of a person's life. This is why it is important that those charged with DWI ensure that they have a strong criminal defense strategy, particularly if they have had a prior conviction. This can be seen in the recent case of one New York man who did not attend his sentencing hearings for his DWI charges and is now facing serious jail time.
The tragic death of a freshman at Barnard College is being attributed to a 13-year-old boy, who has been charged with murder. New York authorities arrested the boy in Manhattan after the alleged attack. Police say they are searching for additional suspects in this case, with a second person being in custody, but no charges against that individual have been filed. There is no word as to whether the boy has been assigned criminal defense representation.
Police in Moreau arrested seven people on suspicion of selling drugs, according to local sources. New York State Police conducted the arrests, which involved Troop G's Violent Gangs Narcotic Enforcement team. Trial dates have not been set for the individuals arrested at this time, but when they appear in court, they will each be represented by a criminal defense attorney.
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.