Boubacar Bathily, 53, turned himself in and was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, driving without a driver’s license and failure to exercise due care, police said.
The boy was crossing First Avenue in the crosswalk when he was hit by the truck as it turned from East 117th Street, police said.
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At Manhattan Federal Court, the judge said that what Pettway did was “not a crime of greed or vengeance, but was a crime of selfishness.”
Police say surveillance video shows the suspect dressed as a woman on March 13 with what appears to be a badge on his waist.
Officials say Franklyn Nunez was arrested for criminal use of firearm, assault against a police officer, reckless endangerment and other charges.
The suspect, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.
Ann Pettway turned herself in to the FBI last January and was charged with felony kidnapping after admitting to abducting Carlina White in 1987.
Ann Pettway faces up to 20 years in prison, but Carlina White’s family said she should serve the same amount of time their girl was missing.
The crash happened just before 4am Saturday on 46th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Witnesses say the woman was coming out of a bar when she was hit by a speeding SUV.
Good Samaritans are being credited with helping to save a boy’s life after he was hit by a taxi while crossing La Salle Street in Morningside Heights on Wednesday.
Police said a man was shot dead in Harlem early Sunday morning.
Ann Pettway firmly responded “yes sir” when a judge asked if she was pleading not guilty to a kidnapping charge Thursday. She is charged with kidnapping Carlina White in 1987.
Joy White said that she and Carlina White were like strangers and that she wants to spend time with her so they can get to know each other.
Police say the driver of a black sedan struck a 58-year-old woman and sped off with her on the hood of the car.
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