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FEBRUARY 28, 2020

QUEENS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED MURDER FOR TRYING TO KILL TRANSGENDER GIRLFRIEND WHEN SHE REFUSED TO CONTINUE TO ENGAGE IN PROSTITUTION Defendant Faces 10 Years in Prison at Sentencing

FEBRUARY 27, 2020

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE FOR PLACING AUTISTIC STUDENT'S HANDS ON HIS GENITALS Video Recording Allegedly Shows Instructor Maneuver 9-Year-Old's Hands Under a Table; Defendant Faces 7 years in Prison if Convicted

DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ CO-HOSTS BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION WITH AWARDS FOR NOTABLE QUEENS LEADERS AND A TRIBUTE TO THE OFFICE'S FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN ASSISTANT Event Co-Hosted by Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee; An Outstanding Assistant District Attorney Also Honored; Program Included Music, Dances and Food

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FEBRUARY 20, 2020 SOUTH OZONE PARK MAN CHARGED IN KNIFEPOINT RAPE OF 45-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN MASSAGE PARLOR Defendant Faces Up to 25 Years in Prison if Convicted
FEBRUARY 19, 2020 QUEENS MAN SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR POSSESSING CHILD SEX ABUSE IMAGES OF BOYS AS YOUNG AS 6
FEBRUARY 14, 2020 QUEENS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SEXUAL CONTACT WITH GIRL; ABUSE STARTED WHEN VICTIM WAS JUST 6 YEARS OLD Defendant Faces 19 Years in Prison at Sentencing
FEBRUARY 13, 2020 ESTRANGED HUSBAND SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR STABBING WIFE TO DEATH IN JACKSON HEIGHTS NAIL SALON Victim Sustained Multiple Knife Wounds to Her Torso in Workday Attack
ST. ALBANS BIKER SENTENCED TO 23 YEARS IN PRISON FOR FATAL ROAD RAGE SHOOTING OF OFF-DUTY CORRECTION OFFICER IN 2018
FEBRUARY 11, 2020 FAR ROCKAWAY MAN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEXUAL CONTACT WITH 10-YEAR-OLD CHILD For More Than 3 Months Defendant Kissed and Touched Girl's Private Areas
FEBRUARY 10, 2020 QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ CELEBRATES LUNAR NEW YEAR
FEBRUARY 7, 2020 BAR-HOPPING BROOKLYN RESIDENT SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR KILLING MAN WHO INSULTED FEMALE FRIENDS IN 2016 Defendant Convicted at Trial of Manslaughter and Other Crimes
FEBRUARY 6, 2020 RIDGEWOOD MAN FOUND GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER FOR KILLING FEMALE ROOMMATE FOLLOWING BENCH TRIAL IN QUEENS Victim Was Repeatedly Stabbed to Death in 2016; Defendant Faces Up to 5 to 15 Years in Prison at Sentencing
 

ARRAIGNMENT UPDATE:

RICHMOND HILL MAN INDICTED FOR MURDER IN DEATH OF 92-YEAR-OLD WOMAN Victim Sexually Assaulted in Street and Found Naked From the Waist Down; Woman's Death Was First Homicide of 2020 in Queens County; Defendant Faces 25 Years to Life in Prison if Convicted

  BASKETBALL COACH CONVICTED AT TRIAL OF ASSAULT IN ONE-PUNCH DEATH OF MAN VISITING QUEENS FOR WEDDING IN 2018 Defendant Faces Up to a Year in Jail at Sentencing
  EAST ELMHURST MAN INDICTED ON MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES FOR SHOVING 71-YEAR-OLD MAN DOWN STOOP STAIRS Victim Was Landlord of Home Attempting to Collect Unpaid Rent; Doorbell Video Shows Fatal Shove; Defendant Faces Up to 25 Years in Prison if Convicted




 


 
 
 

 

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