The April 5 assault on Rodolfo Olmedo was the first of a series of suspected anti-Hispanic bias attacks in the borough’s Port Richmond section.
The Bronx District Attorney’s office said it was reviewing the ruling. A lawyer for Edgar Morales said he felt vindicated.
Prosecutors said charges against a 17-year-old, accused of a bias attack on Staten Island, are being dropped because the incident was a fight over marijuana and not a hate crime.
The teen initially arrested as a juvenile in a suspected Staten Island hate crime attack on Christian Vasquez, was charged Friday as an adult, prosecutors said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police on Tuesday were increasing patrols and opening up a temporary command post on a Staten Island street corner after 10 suspected hate crimes on Mexican men, and are encouraging anyone […]