Indictments

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…

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…

TRIO BUSTED IN HOME FORECLOSURE SCAM; DEFENDANTS ALLEGEDLY STOLE NEARLY $400,000 USING FORGED DOCUMENTS

April 7, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Jonathan Marcus, Vincent Longobardi and Edward Doran – as well as East Coast Money Finders, Inc. – have been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court. The trio and the company are all charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property,…

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…

TWO QUEENS MEN INDICTED FOR SEX TRAFFICKING TEENAGE GIRLS

March 17, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Mario Serrano and Shaquille Lopez, both 23, have been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court. Both men – acting independently of one another – allegedly trafficked the same two teenage girls between November 2021 and February 2022. District Attorney Katz said,…

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…

GRAND JURY INDICTS QUEENS MAN FOR ELEVATOR ATTACKS ON WOMEN; DEFENDANT CHARGED WITH SEX ABUSE AND ATTEMPTED ROBBERY

January 27, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Ralph Toro, 62, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and has been arraigned in Supreme Court on attempted robbery, sexual abuse and other charges. District Attorney Katz said, “The defendant is accused of committing two separate, terrifying elevator attacks – approximately an hour apart,…

NETWORK OF DRUG DEALERS SUPPLYING COCAINE, CRACK AND HEROIN IN QUEENS, THE BRONX AND NASSAU COUNTY DISMANTLED FOLLOWING LONG-TERM INVESTIGATION

December 21, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, joined by New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea, announced today that 11 people have been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and four of the accused have also been additionally charged in criminal complaints. The defendants allegedly operated as a network of dealers who supplied a variety of…

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…

BRONX MAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES FOR SHOOTING QUEENS RESIDENT FOLLOWING DISPUTE ON STREET

November 12, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Hector Crespo, 26, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on murder charges and other crimes for allegedly shooting a young man on the street on September 3, 2020, in Long Island City, Queens. District Attorney Katz said, “This was…

QUEENS GRAND JURY INDICTS MAN FOR RANDOM ATTACKS ON MUSLIMS; DEFENDANT CHARGED WITH ROBBERY AND ASSAULT AS A HATE CRIME

October 22, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Naved Durrni, 30, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on robbery, assault as a hate crime and other charges. In three separate incidents, the defendant allegedly pursued people on the street he believed were Muslim, struck them and yelled…

BUFFALO RESIDENT INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES FOR GUNNING DOWN QUEENS MAN IN SEPTEMBER

October 21, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Dwayne Scott, 22, has been indicted by a Queens grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on murder charges. The defendant is accused of gunning down a 20-year-old Queens man in Ozone Park on September 24th. District Attorney Katz said, “The murder of this young man has…

QUEENS MAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES FOR DEADLY SHOOTING OF ELMONT MAN

October 19, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Edson Giron-Figueroa, 19, has been indicted by a Queens grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on murder, criminal possession of a weapon charges in the shooting death of a 25-year-old man from Elmont, Queens, on July 24, 2021. District Attorney Katz said, “This defendant first attempted to…

TWENTY-YEAR-OLD MAN INDICTED IN DEATH OF GOLF COURSE WORKER; DEFENDANT ALLEGEDLY THREW ELDERLY VICTIM TO THE GROUND

October 1, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz today announced that David Mangaran, 20, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on assault and criminally negligent homicide charges. The defendant allegedly threw an elderly golf course  employee to the ground at the Forest Park Golf Course in September 2020. The 79-year-old…

QUEENS MAN INDICTED FOR TRANSPORTING GUNS AND AMMO INTO NEW YORK AFTER PENNSYLVANIA GUN SHOW PURCHASE

October 1, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Richard McCormick, 42, has been indicted by a Queens grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on a 120-count indictment charging him with attempted criminal possession of a weapon and other crimes. The defendant allegedly purchased a cache of high-capacity magazines, firearm components and ammunition at a…

GRAND JURY INDICTS BROOKLYN RESIDENT IN HIT AND RUN CRASH THAT KILLED WOMAN ON CHRISTMAS EVE LAST YEAR

September 24, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Jason Liriano, 23, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court on criminally negligent homicide charges and other crimes for allegedly crashing into a vehicle and running away on foot. The crash killed the female passenger in a ride-share car and the…

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