Sam Gold said he can’t believe the city is taking him to court over a sign posted last summer at his store in the Hasidic enclave of Williamsburg.
Julio Acevedo, 44, has been charged with second degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, in addition to previous charges, according to the DA’s office.
Julio Acevedo, the suspect in the hit-and-run crash that killed a young family in Brooklyn, has surrendered to police.
He was a stranger in their midst. Campers at a Catskills retreat for young Hasidic teens and children said they woke last week to the alarming sight of a man roaming their sleeping area.
Finding sexual abusers of children and prosecuting their cases is one of law enforcement’s top priorities. But in Brooklyn, District Attorney Charles Hynes’ office has come under fire what not vigorously pursuing cases in the Orthodox and Hasidic Jewish communities.
After getting several complaints from passengers who had experiences — the Department of Transportation now says it is investigating the bus company — Private Transportation Corp. — for discrimination.
An orthodox Jewish father of four said he was apparently punished for worshipping his own way after an attack left him with burns covering 50 percent of his body.