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.
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.
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.
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.
A man accused of being under the influence of alcohol behind the wheel is in custody, according to local sources. New York Police Department officers apprehended the man following an accident involving several parked cars. He is currently in custody in Brooklyn, with no word as to whether he has retained criminal defense representation.
A 24-year-old man is in custody following a series of events police believe to be based upon a drunk driving incident. New York police arrested the man and his passenger in Brooklyn after the man allegedly struck a police officer with his car before kicking off a police chase that ended in a crash. No court date has been announced for either individual at this point, and it is unclear whether either individual has secured criminal defense representation.
The shooting death of a 20-year-old man in Brooklyn has resulted in an arrest, according to police. New York authorities arrested another 20-year-old man after the alleged murder took place. So far, it is unclear whether the accused man has retained criminal defense counsel, and no court date has yet been announced.
A student at prestigious Cornell University is facing a serious allegation after being accused of committing a hate crime against a black peer, according to the school's report. The 19-year-old student has been charged with assault following an alleged attack New York police believe was racially motivated. The student has retained criminal defense counsel, which has released a statement declaring the student's innocence.
A former migrant worker from Guatemala is facing serious charges following the death of his former employer in northern Westchester County. New York state authorities took part in a massive international effort to apprehend the man, believed to have murdered an 83-year-old socialite whose farm he used to work on. It is unclear whether the man has sought criminal defense representation at this time.
A prominent rapper from a neighboring state is facing serious charges after being arrested the morning of Nov. 3. New York police say they have charged Fetty Wap, real name Willie Maxwell II, with DUI and a host of other driving infractions after he was pulled over for allegedly drag racing. It is unclear whether he has retained criminal defense representation at this time or if he is still in police custody.