Crime

Research Says Criminals Are Encouraged By Weak Gun Laws | The Trace

Research Says Criminals Are Encouraged By Weak Gun Laws | The Trace

Via The Trace: “The pervasive rightwing case against tougher gun regulation is neatly captured by this soundbite from Marco Rubio: “My skepticism about gun laws is criminals don’t follow the law,” the Republican senator and presidential candidate has said. “They don’t care what the […]

by · September 8, 2015 · Crime, Law, Op Ed
Carey Gabey, A Cuomo Administration Lawyer Shot In Brooklyn Overnight

Carey Gabey, A Cuomo Administration Lawyer Shot In Brooklyn Overnight

The New York Daily News reported that Carey Gabey, 43, a lawyer who works for Gov. Cuomo was critically wounded when a gunman began “spraying” into a crowd of revelers on a Brooklyn street hours before the start of the West […]

by · September 7, 2015 · Crime, Government
Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Crime and shootings are at historic lows, with over 40,000 fewer arrests and 58,000 fewer criminal court summonses   New York City experienced the safest summer (June 1 through August 31) in the modern crime tracking era of the department. Additionally both shootings and murders were […]

*** NYPD B.O.L.O. ALERT: $2500 Reward for Brooklyn Rape Suspect ***

*** NYPD B.O.L.O. ALERT: $2500 Reward for Brooklyn Rape Suspect ***

  BE ON THE LOOKOUT!  Up to $2,500 REWARD  for Information Regarding A RAPE Perpetrator and perpetrator’s shorts The NYPD seeks the public’s assistance in apprehending a rapist. On Sunday, August 30, 2015 at approximately 12:15 A.M., on Rockaway Parkway […]

Times Square ‘Desnudas’ Charged With Drug Dealing, Prostitution

Times Square ‘Desnudas’ Charged With Drug Dealing, Prostitution

PIX11 News is reporting that police arrested one of Times Square’s “Painted Ladies” along with an alleged drug-dealing associate in a sting Wednesday, according to police. And Newschannel 4 is reported that the same topless, ‘desnudas’ has been arrested on prostitution charges. […]

by · September 3, 2015 · Crime
Today’s Verdict: Time For Tougher Gun Laws Is Now

Today’s Verdict: Time For Tougher Gun Laws Is Now

THE TIME FOR TOUGHER GUN LAWS IS NOW!   Although much of my time in front of a television camera occurs while I am seated at a round table filming “Today’s Verdict”, the killing of the two U.S. journalists during […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Crime, Op Ed
BRONX DA: 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR A MEMORIAL DAY KILLING

BRONX DA: 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR A MEMORIAL DAY KILLING

20 YEARS FOR A MEMORIAL DAY KILLING Sentencing for 2008 Mt. Hope Gun Death of a Yonkers Man   (Bronx, NY – August 27, 2015) – Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson today announced the sentencing of 32-year-old CADMAN WILLIAMS to 20 […]

by · September 1, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Trafficked Guns Are Like ‘Cockroaches’ | The Trace

Trafficked Guns Are Like ‘Cockroaches’ | The Trace

Spot treatments don’t work if the larger problem is left unchecked by Mike Spies — The Trace Imagine the United States is an apartment building with a cockroach problem. Some residents, unsettled by the creatures, hire exterminators to end the […]

by · September 1, 2015 · Crime, News
BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 31, 2015

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 31, 2015

Cases of Interest for the Week of August 31, 2015   Monday, August 31, 2015 ADA Judge Part # Next Court Date Defendant Name Case Details Scaccia, C. Justice Barrett Part 60   Appearance CHRISTOPHER LONDONIO & TERRANCE CALDWELL Londonio […]

by · August 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime
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DJ Scott La Rock Shot and Killed On This Day In 1987

Via The Trace (an anti-gun violence newsletter): August 27, 1987 Scott Monroe Sterling, a rapper who performed as DJ Scott La Rock, was shot and killed while trying to diffuse a love triangle at a housing project in the South Bronx. He was […]

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 24, 2015

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 24, 2015

  Cases of Interest for the Week of August 24, 2015   Monday, August 24th, 2015 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Datta, R. Justice Montano Part AP3   Trial KEITH CRAWLEY Crawley is charged with Menacing […]

by · August 24, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime
SENATOR KLEIN HOSTS STAND UP TO VIOLENCE 1ST ANNIVERSARY PEACE MARCH & RALLY

SENATOR KLEIN HOSTS STAND UP TO VIOLENCE 1ST ANNIVERSARY PEACE MARCH & RALLY

Community comes together to celebrate success of the Stand Up to Violence program   40 percent reduction in shootings in targeted areas; Successful mediation of nearly 60 conflicts; Recent expansion into 43rd Precinct     BRONX, NY – State Senator […]

by · August 24, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime
BRONX DA: NIECE FACES MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES IN DEATH OF UNCLE

BRONX DA: NIECE FACES MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES IN DEATH OF UNCLE

NIECE FACES MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES IN DEATH OF UNCLE Autistic Man Weighed Just 70 Pounds (Bronx, NY – August 19, 2015) – In 2010, James Thompson, a severely autistic and cognitively disabled man in the care of his mother, was 5’8, […]

by · August 20, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Senator Klein & Jacobi Medical Center –  Stand Up To Violence August 22nd

Senator Klein & Jacobi Medical Center – Stand Up To Violence August 22nd

by · August 18, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime
BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 17, 2015

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 17, 2015

Cases of Interest for the Week of August 17, 2015   Monday, August 17th, 2015 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Bitetto, K. Justice Part FA   Appearance TYRE BANKS Banks is charged with Attempted Murder 2, […]

by · August 16, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime