Arraignments

QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER CHARGED WITH FORCIBLY TOUCHING STUDENT AND OTHER CRIMES

June 4, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Shannon Hall, 31, a teacher at Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences High School has been charged with forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a child and other crimes for abusing two female students, 14 and 16, from the school. District Attorney Katz said, “As parents, each day…

MAN INDICTED FOR KILLING GREAT WALL RESTAURANT DELIVERYMAN WHO WAS SHOT DOWN ON SCOOTER IN APRIL IN FOREST HILLS

June 2, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Glenn Hirsch, 51, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury on murder, stalking and other charges in the death of a 45-year-old Chinese food restaurant delivery worker. The victim was gunned down on his scooter, just moments after dropping off an order in Forest Hills…

QUEENS MAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES OF FOREST HILLS WOMAN WHOSE BODY WAS DISCOVERED IN DUFFEL BAG NEAR PARK

May 10, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that David Bonola, 44, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Queens Supreme Court on murder and other charges for the killing of 51-year-old Orsolya Gaal.  Mrs. Gaal’s body was discovered in a hockey sports bag on Metropolitan Avenue near Union Turnpike on…

FAMILY OF ALLEGED SCAM ARTISTS CHARGED WITH NUMEROUS CRIMES, INCLUDING GRAND LARCENY, IDENTITY THEFT, TAX FRAUD

May 4, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz today announced that Stephanie Bailey, 50, her daughter Chianti Baily, 31, and her sister Latonya Bailey Dostaly, 45, have been charged with multiple crimes including grand larceny, forgery, perjury, identify theft, defrauding the government and official misconduct. District Attorney Katz said, “As alleged, these defendants used virtually every trick in…

MAIL FISHING-CHECK STEALING CREW DISMANTLED IN QUEENS; GRAND JURY INDICTS SIX INDIVIDUALS ON GRAND LARCENY, CONSPIRACY AND OTHER CHARGES

April 29, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, joined by the United States Postal Inspection Service and the New York City Police Department, announced today that six individuals have been charged in two separate indictments by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on enterprise corruption, grand larceny charges and other crimes. Between March and…

QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER OF FOREST HILLS WOMAN WHOSE BODY WAS DISCOVERED IN DUFFEL BAG NEAR PARK SATURDAY MORNING

April 21, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that David Bonola, 44, has been charged with murder in the shocking death of a Forest Hills mother, whose body was found in a duffel bag near Forest Park on Saturday, April 16, 2022. The victim’s body was discovered in a hockey sports bag on Metropolitan Avenue near…

CONNECTICUT MAN INDICTED FOR MURDER EXTRADITED FROM LOS ANGELES TO FACE CHARGES FOR 2018 TINDER DATE STRANGULATION DEATH OF QUEENS NURSE

April 1, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Danueal Drayton, 31, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and following his extradition to New York, was arraigned today in Queens Supreme Court.  The defendant is charged with murder, sexual misconduct, grand larceny and other crimes for the shocking strangulation death of a 29-year-old…

MANHATTAN MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER FOR BRUTAL ATTACK ON WOMAN IN SUBWAY

February 28, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that William Blount, 57, has been charged with attempted murder, assault and other crimes for the vicious beating of a woman as she entered a Queens subway station on Thursday, February 24, 2022. A second individual is also charged with using the victim’s credit card hours after the…

TWO QUEENS RESIDENTS INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES AND OTHER CRIMES FOR DRUNK DRIVING, DRAG RACING CRASH THAT KILLED HOSPITAL WORKER

February 17, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Alamin Ahmed and Mir Fahmid, both of Jamaica, Queens, have been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on murder, manslaughter and other charges. District Attorney Katz said, “You cannot use our city streets as if they were the Daytona Speedway or…

TWO MEN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES IN STABBING DEATH OF MAN; ONE DEFENDANT ALSO INDICTED FOR SECOND KILLING JUST TWO DAYS LATER

February 11, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Raymond Kenner, 22, and Alexander Stephens, 31, have been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on murder charges in the stabbing death of a man killed in Hollis, Queens, on December 21, 2021. Defendant Kenner has additionally been indicted for a second…

QUEENS WOMAN ARRAIGNED ON MURDER CHARGES IN STABBING DEATH OF NEIGHBOR

February 8, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Evelyn Cruz, 48, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on charges of murder and other crimes for allegedly stabbing to death a female neighbor inside the apartment building where Cruz lived. The violence unfolded late Saturday evening on January…

QUEENS LAWYER CHARGED WITH POSSESSING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IMAGES AND OTHER CRIMES

January 28, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Eric Levi, a lawyer residing in Long Island City, Queens, has been charged with promoting a sexual performance by a child, possessing child sexual abuse images and other crimes. District Attorney Katz said, “As alleged, the defendant downloaded and viewed numerous images of nude prepubescent children engaged…

TWO MEN CHARGED WITH STABBING DEATH IN QUEENS; ONE OF THE DEFENDANTS ALSO CHARGED WITH SECOND MURDER TWO DAYS LATER

December 31, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Raymond Kenner, 22, and Alexander Stephens, 31, have been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a man killed in Hollis, Queens, on December 21, 2021. Defendant Kenner is additionally charged with killing another man with a knife in Jamaica, Queens on December 23rd. District Attorney…

QUEENS WEBSITE CONSULTANT CHARGED WITH LARCENY FOR SWIPING ABOUT $233,000 IN CRYPTOCURRENCY FROM TWO TECH ENTREPRENEURS

December 20, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Nithushan Sachchithanantham, 28, has been charged with grand larceny for stealing the proceeds of an online sale of more than 3,000 non-fungible tokens. The defendant set up an online sale of digital artwork for his two clients and then allegedly diverted nearly $233,000 in SOL cryptocurrency to…

BROOKLYN LAWYER CHARGED WITH BILKING PPP COVID RELIEF AND SBA DISASTER LOAN PROGRAMS OUT OF $287,000 WITH BOGUS CLAIM OF PAYING WORKERS AT ST. ALBANS REALTY COMPANY

December 16, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, joined by New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea and U.S. Postal Inspector in Charge Philip R. Bartlett, U.S. Postal Inspection Service-New York Division, announced today that defense attorney Jamie Burke, 59, has been charged with grand larceny and other crimes for allegedly lying on the Federal Paycheck Protection Payment…

QUEENS WOMAN CHARGED WITH SCHEME TO STEAL THE ST. ALBANS HOME OF AN ELDERLY VETERAN

December 10, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Jasmine Morgan, 32, has been charged with grand larceny, identity theft and other crimes. The defendant allegedly posed as the granddaughter of an elderly veteran to fraudulently transfer a property deed into her name and then collected more than $134,000 when she sold the home in March…

FLUSHING PEDIATRICIAN INDICTED BY GRAND JURY FOR ALLEGED KNIFE ATTACK ON PREGNANT EMPLOYEE

December 10, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Jianqiang An, 58, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on attempted murder and assault charges. The defendant allegedly stabbed a female employee at his medical office in Flushing, Queens on June 21, 2021. District Attorney Katz said, “A medical…

QUEENS MAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES FOR MURDER AND SEX ABUSE OF WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN BUILDING LOBBY

December 10, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Quiming Wan, 52, has been indicted by a Queens grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on murder and related charges in the death of a 29-year-old woman whose body was found in the lobby of the defendant’s building on November 1, 2021. District Attorney Katz said, “The…

FORMER POLICE OFFICER INDICTED FOR MOONLIGHTING JOB AS DRUG DEALERS’ SECURITY AND COCAINE DELIVERYMAN

December 10, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Ishmael Bailey, 38, who resigned from the NYPD after his arrest in 2019, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court. The defendant is charged in a 13-count indictment with selling and possessing a controlled substance, bribe receiving, conspiracy and other…

QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSING ARSENAL OF ILLEGAL “GHOST” GUNS

December 9, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, joined by NYPD Chief of Intelligence Thomas Galati, announced today that Chaz McMillan, 20, has been charged with multiple counts of criminal possession of a weapon, criminal sale of a firearm and numerous other charges for allegedly having a stockpile of illegal weapons – including “ghost” guns, large capacity magazines…

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