Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office
Under a new policy announced Tuesday, most of the thousands of people arrested on first-time, low-level marijuana charges will likely no longer be forced to go to court for cases that are often eventually dismissed anyway.
The Ramnarine family said someone set up a fake fundraising website in their daughter’s name following her death in a car accident on Sunday.
Drivers come up with creative ways to avoid paying for parking, but a Brooklyn assistant district attorney may have taken things too far.
He’s not done yet. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes lost the Democratic primary and said that he would not seek re-election. Now he says he’s on the ballot and in it to win it,
Ken Thompson said he wants to crack down on identity theft with a cyber unit, and believes there is a role the office can play in the implementation of the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program.
With 98 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Thompson was leading with 55 percent of the vote.
Cornell Poyser worked at the TJ Maxx in Oceanside, Long Island. Prosecutors said Poyser was caught on video loading his minivan full of clothes, luggage, shoes, perfume and other goods.
The mother of Kimani Gray, the teenager who was shot and killed by police in Brooklyn earlier this month, met with prosecutors Tuesday in hopes of finding answers about the shooting.
The video shows Halevy being pummeled by two officers, with one cop landing more than 20 punches. His partner, a woman, joined in with a baton.